Special Programs

Cartersville Library

Royal Scottish Country Dancing
Thursdays, January 10th through March 14th from 6pm - 7:45pm

Susan Tumlin returns with a 9 week session of Scottish Country Dance classes open to beginners and intermediate dancers age 8 and up. $30 class fee required for dancers over 18. Register in the library administration offices. Contact Susan with questions at susantumlin@yahoo.com.

Armchair Travelers Tour Western Europe
Monday, February 4th from 12pm - 1pm

Join travelers Randi Sonenshine and Tricia Spivey as they share their adventures through Western Erope. Highlights include Barcelona, Geneva, Amsterdam, Provence and Paris! A light lunch will be provided.

Valentine's Day Gifts - Make Your Own Body Scrubs
Cartersville Library - Tuesday, February 5th from 4pm - 5pm
Emmie Nelson Library - Wednesday, February 6th from 4pm - 5pm
Adairsville Library - Thursday, February 7th from 4pm - 5pm

Make a gift from the heart this Valentine's Day. Come in and make a scented body scrub for that special someone. All ages welcome!

Tax Talks with H&R Block
Thursday, February 7th from 6pm-7pm

Representatives from H&R Block will be available for a question and answer session to answer any questions you may have about changes to the tax laws and filing your taxes in 2019. Bring your questions and get some answers! This event is free and registration is not required.

From Slavery to Freedom: Researching African-American Family History
Saturday, February 9th from 2pm-3pm

Spnosored by the Friends of the Library. James Bacon, Cartersville resident and author, will present on his experience researching his family history and writing his book, "The Ties That Bind: From Slavery to Freedom."

Lunch & Learn: What's the Buzz? Honey Bees and Beekeeping
Friday, February 15th from 12:30pm - 2pm

Join us for another Lunch & Learn lecture! This time we will be learning all about honey bees and beekeeping with the local Kennesaw company, Home Town Honey. No registration is required. Bring your lunch and eat while you learn. This is a family event!

Domestic Minor Sex Trafficking Community Training: Presented by Georgia Cares
Saturday, February 23rd from 10:30am-1:30pm

As invested community members, this training will educate you on the research related to child sex trafficking, the victimization of these children, statistics in Georgia, and will prepare you to spread awareness and teach others. The training is free but registration is required: register at https://goo.gl/QmaziS.

There & Back Again Hiking Society
Heart Healthy Hike: Tuesday, February 26th at 3pm

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.

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."

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

Knitting Circle
Thursday, February 21st from 2pm - 3pm

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