Programs and Classes
The North Georgia region is rich with authors and poets who lend diverse voices to children's literature, religious topics, fiction, humor and history. The Cartersville Public Library will plays host to writers at its Authors Festival. It's a great opportunity for visitors and budding writers to meet and talk with these authors and buy their autographed books.
Masterpiece Mystery! Book and Film Club
In Pursuit of the Proper Sinner by Elizabeth George
Read Elizabeth George's 10th Inspector Lynley novel, In Pursuit of the Proper Sinner, watch the BBC episode starring Nathaniel Parker and Sharon Small, and join us for a discussion of the book and film adaptation.
Favorite Birds of the Southeast and the Fascinating Things They Do
John Yow, author of The Armchair Birder, gives a glimpse into the life of the captivating birds of our region.
AARP Driver’s Safety Course
A classroom refresher course geared especially to your safety needs! Learn defensive driving techniques, new traffic laws, rules of the road, and much more. Registration and a $14 materials fee required. Call AARP representative Skip Lyman at 770-720-7411 to register.
Beginning Genealogy with Linda Cochran
What’s between the covers of your family’s genealogy? Genealogist Linda Cochran shares tips in how to discover your family history.
E-books for e-readers
The library has e-books available to checkout! This workshop will help you access and download to your device. Program held in the EdTech Lab. Registration required.
Laid Back Book Club
Introducing a new kind of book club. No meetings, just good books! Get between the covers and read Owen Laukkanen’s exciting suspense novel, The Professionals, Turn in your thoughts based on the discussion questions available at the Euharlee branch. Discussion questions due by March 15th.
Self-Defense with Tai-Chi
Tai-Chi Master Phil Robinson explains how to use the principles of Tai-chi in real-world self defense.
Fun and Games
Library After Hours: Dead in Deadwood Mystery Theater
Join in the fun and try to guess “whodunnit” in this murder mystery. It’s 1880, and y’all are invited to Leland’s, the best little saloon in Deadwood - or shall we say the deadliest? Registration required. Roles available to participate, or you can just watch and try to guess the murderer. Dinner will be potluck
Library After Hours: Trivia Night
Do you have a head full of knowledge? Put it to good use at our Trivia Night. Have lots of fun and win prizes for the best team. Sign up as a team or come alone, and we’ll place you on a team. Registration required at the Reference desk.
Have fun, meet new people, and win prizes.
Mexican Train Dominoes
Have a fun time playing Mexican Train Dominoes at the library. If you don’t know how to play, we’ll teach you! Adults only.
Join our monthly meeting of yarn enthusiasts. Share techniques and patterns, and make new friends. Bring your current work in progress or bring your own supplies and get help with knitting or crochet basics.
Argo rated R
Based on real events Academy Award Winner for Best Picture "Argo" chronicles the life-or-death covert operation to rescue six Americans which unfolded behind the scenes of the Iran hostage crisis focusing on the little-known role that the CIA and Hollywood played-information that was not declassified until many years after the event. On November 4 1979 as the Iranian revolution reaches its boiling point militants storm the U.S. Embassy in Tehran taking 52 Americans hostage. But in the midst of the chaos six Americans manage to slip away and find refuge in the home of Canadian Ambassador Ken Taylor. Knowing it is only a matter of time before the six are found out and likely killed the Canadian and American governments ask the CIA to intervene. The CIA turns to their top "exfiltration" specialist Tony Mendez to come up with a plan to get the six Americans safely out of the country. A plan so incredible it could only happen in the movies