Special Programs

Adult Summer Reading Program
The Adult Summer Reading Programs begins on June 1st. Sign up now. Also, pick up a Celebration Summer program guide next time you are at the library, or visit our online calendar for more information. http://www.bartowlibraryonline.org/

Submit a completion form by July 31st for a chance to be entered to win one of our grand prizes!
- INDEPENDENCE prize pack
- NATIONAL PARKS prize pack
- SHAKESPEARE prize pack
The more completions, the better your chances of winning!

Mango May
Mango Languages is the language learning app you can access for FREE with your library card. Pick from over 60 languages, including Spanish, German, French, Hebrew, Polish, Farsi, Urdu, and even Pirate! Download the Mango app to your smart device and take your language learning with you on the go.

May is Mango May at the Bartow County Library System. All month long, you can enter to win a Mango Languages prize by:

  • asking for help signing up for a Mango account online
  • showing the Reference Staff the Mango app on your smart device
  • attending a Mango class in the computer lab
Ask for more information at the reference desk. Start learning a new language today!

Monday, May 9th at 2pm & Thursday, May 26th at 2pm

Have fun, meet new people and win prizes! Game play is for adults only.

Creative Coloring
Thursday, May 12th at 6pm & Wednesday, May 25th at 3:30 pm

Color your cares away with mellow music in the background and pleasant company. We provide the coloring sheets-new pages every month! Fairies, owls, famous paintings, mandalas, and more. Limited colored markers and pencils provided. Adults only, please.

Get Lean in 2016: Savvy Shopping
Monday, May 16th from 3pm-4pm.

Who says that healthy foods cost too much? With the right information and some planning, you won't have to go bankrupt in order to eat well. Come learn and discuss some ways to save money when you are trying to choose healthier foods.

Pinterest Craft Club
Thursday, May 19th from 6pm-7:30pm

Ready for summer? Come make decorative paper flowers at the library! Sign up at the Reference Desk today. This craft is FREE!

Love of Quilts
Tuesday, May 24th from 6pm-7:30pm

The Etowah Valley Quilt Guild will display and present quilts both by vintage and contemporary, demonstrating quilting techniques along with proper quilt care. There will also be a raffle.

Program at the Adairsville Library

Life in Adairsville Book Reception
Thursday, May 5th from 6pm-7:15pm

Author Danny Pelfrey will talk about living in Adairsville and read passages from his book. He will have copies available to sell and sign.

Regular Programs and Events

Movies @ the Library
1st Tues. of every month 6:00-8:00 pm

Enjoy just released on DVD movies in on our big screen.

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.

Knit & Crochet Group
4th Thurs. of every month 6:00-7:45 pm

Come join our monthly meeting of yarn enthusiasts. Please bring your own supplies. Learn new techniques, new patterns, and make new friends. Bring your current work in progress or get help with knitting or crochet basics.