Special Programs

Cartersville Library

#Staycation at Your Library this Spring Break!
Need some entertainment this Sprink Break? We will have plenty going on at the Cartersville Library! Join us for a movie or fun craft each day of the week. Call the Reference Desk to reserve your spot for our craft programs.

  • Monday Movie Matinee: Won't You Be My Neighbor? (rated PG-13): Monday, April 1st at 12:30pm
  • Movie Night Out: The NeverEndning Story (rated PG): Tuesday, April 2nd at 6pm
  • Macramé Mason Jar Hanger: Wednesday, April 3rd at 2pm - Bring 12 yards of rope (jute, cotton, or polyester)
  • DIY Comic Book Coasters: Thursday, April 4th at 2pm
  • Crafternoon - Geo-Printed Tea Towels: Friday, April 5th at 2pm - Bring a tea towel in any light, solid color

Take Home Craft Kit
Monday, April 1st

Too busy to make it to a craft program? No problem! Stop by the Cartersville Library's Reference Desk, the Adairsville Library, or Emmie Nelson Library and pick up all the supplies needed to create a super cute Easter Bunny bunting. While supplies last.

A.O. Granger Home
Thursday, April 4th at 6:30pm

Sponsored by Etowah Valley Historical Society
Ed Carlton, 2x great-grandson of A.O. Granger, shares his memories of the Granger home, originally named Overlook for its sweeping view over Cartersville.

Crafternoon: Pressed Flower Frames
Thursday, April 11th from 2-3:30pm

Celebrate the beauty of spring by creating a floating pressed flower frame! Bring a few blooms or leaves from your favorite plants to create a unique botanical art piece.

There & Back Again Hiking Society
Earth Day Hike: Monday, April 22nd at 12:30pm

Details on location, length, difficulty parking and all other info will be provided on the Bartow County Library Facebook Page, There & Back Again Facebook Group and email list and online closer to the time of the hike. Stay tuned, like our Page, join the Group or send your email to meghan@bartowlibrary.org to stay up-to-date on all hiking club outings.

DIY! Terrarium Workshop
Tuesday, April 23rd from 2-4pm

Library staff will show you how to create a miniature habitat for a succulent. Supplies provided, please bring your own succulent and register in advance.

Regular Programs and Events

Brown Bag Mystery Chat
2nd Mon. of every month 12:30-1:30 pm

Book Chat
3rd Mon. of every month 6:00-7:30 pm

Mexican Train Dominoes - Now twice a month!
January 3rd from 2:00pm - 4:00pm and January 15th from 10:00am-12:00pm

Have fun playing Mexican Train Dominoes at the library. If you don't know how to play, we'll teach you!  Adults only.

Mindful Meditation
Every Saturday at 10:30am

Begin your weekend building your own personal better world. We invite you to join us as we come together to explore mindful meditation. Classes are led by experienced mindfulness meditation leaders who volunteer their time, and each bring their own style of sharing and unique perspective to the group. Open to all. No cost. No experience necessary.

Knit & Crochet Group
2nd Thursday of every month at 6pm

Knitters, crocheters, and crafters of all kinds are encouraged to join us each month for socialization, encouragement, or help with your current project. Bring your projects for "show and tell."

Bingo
2nd Monday & 4th Thursday of every month from 2pm - 3pm

Take an afternoon break with Bingo at the library. Have fun, meet new people and win prizes! Game play for adults only.

Movie Night
1st Tuesday of every month at 6pm

Sit 'N' Stitch
4th Thursday of the month from 10am - 12pm

Needlecrafters of all kinds are encouraged to stop in for this group co-hosted with the Etowah Valley Quilt Guild.

Library Scan Day
2nd Saturday of the month from 9am - 3pm

Use the Library's scanner to preserve your memories. Call the Reference Desk at ext 138 to reserve a time slot.

Monthly Hand Spinners Meetup
1st Saturday of the month from 1pm - 4:45pm

If you have a passion for hand spinning and weaving, come spend time with others who share the same passion for this ancient textile art.

Adairsville Public Library

Take Home Craft Kit
Monday, April 1st

Too busy to make it to a craft program? No problem! Stop by the Cartersville Library's reference Desk, the Adairsville Library, or Emmie Nelson Library and pick up all the supplies needed to create a super cute Easter Bunny bunting. While supplies last.

Natural Beauty in Northwest Georgia Photo Contest at the Adairsville Library
Monday, April 8th - Saturday, April 13th

Sponsored by the Friends of the Adairsville Library, open only to Adairsville residents
Photographs will be accepted at the Adairsville Library April 1-6 and displayed April 8-13. We will announce the winners in the adult, teen, and children's categories on April 13.

Afternoon Tea
Thursday, April 18th from 12-1:15pm

Join us for afternoon tea time! We'll have tea on hand as well as some light snacks.

Knitting Circle
Thursday, April 18th from 2pm - 3pm

Knitters are invited to join us each month for socialization, encouragement and show and tell!

Emmie Nelson Library

Take Home Craft Kit
Monday, April 1st

Too busy to make it to a craft program? No problem! Stop by the Cartersville Library's reference Desk, the Adairsville Library, or Emmie Nelson Library and pick up all the supplies needed to create a super cute Easter Bunny bunting. While supplies last.

Afternoon Tea
Wednesday, April 17th from 12-1:15pm

Join us for afternoon tea time! We'll have tea on hand as well as some light snacks.