Special Programs

Cartersville Library

ESOL Classes Coming This Fall!

English to Speakers of other language classes with Linary Kingdon

Proficiency evaluation required: Tuesday, August 21 or Thursday, August 30 from 6-8pm.

8 sessions in September
9 sessions in October
7 sessions in November

$125 for new students; $60 for returning students.

Visit the Cartersville Library's Administration Office to register!

There & Back Again Hiking Society
Winter Hike: Saturday, December 1st at 11am
New Year's Hike: Wednesday, January 9th at 1pm
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.

Living a Plant-based Life during the Holidays: Vegan Christmas Cookies
Wednesday, December 5th at 4pm

Adult Services staff will continue the popular "Living a Plant-based Life" series as we domeonstrate and sample vegan versions of classic Christmas Cookies.

Basic Yoga in Spanish
Thursday, December 6th at 6pm

explore the wonderful benefits yoga practice can have on your body and mind. Anabel has years of experience and is a certified 200-hour yoga instructor. All ages and skill levels are welcome. If you can breath, you can do yoga. Non Spanish speakers are also welcome. Please bring a mat if you have one, otherwise a towel will work.

Handmade for the Holidays
Monday, December 10th from 2pm-4pm: Hand-stamped Wrapping Paper
Tuesday, December 11th from 2pm-4pm: Candy Cane Sugar Scrub
Wednesday, December 12th from 2pm-4pm: Nature Looms
Thursday, December 13th from 2pm-4pm: Bird Suet Wreaths
Friday, December 14th from 2pm-4pm: Roll-on Essential Oil Blends
Saturday, December 15th from 2pm-4pm: Gingerbread Decorating with the Family

Join us for a series of special holiday programs, all about creating beautiful handmade gifts for those on your list. We will provide supplies and instructions.

Trivia Night
Thursday, December 13th at 6pm

A special Holiday edition for our trivia nerds. Teams are limited to four per team.

Patron Appreciation Day
December 21st

Head downstairs to the Reference Desk at any point on Friday, December 21, to pick up a treat from the Adult Services Department. It's our way of saing Happy Holidays and thank you for another wonderful year!

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
3rd Tues. of every month 10:00 am-12:00 pm

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.

Emmie Nelson Library

Knitting Circle
Wednesday, December 19th from 2pm - 3pm

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

Adairsville Public Library

Christmas is the Bomb
Thursday, December 6tht from 5pm-7pm

Get crafty this Christmas and make Bath Bombs and Shower Fizzies. We'll have supplies on hand to make some great bath items to keep or give as gifts.

Knitting Circle
Thursday, December 20th from 2pm - 3pm
Thursday, January 17th from 2pm - 3pm
Thursday, February 21st from 2pm - 3pm

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