Special Programs

Adult Summer Reading Program


The Adult Summer Reading Program begins on June 1st.
      1. Register online or at the library Reference Desk to claim your registration gift card for a Chik-fil-A milkshake (while supplies last, one per patron).

      2. Read three books of your choice. Audiobooks count!

      3. Attend a program listed below.

      4. Submit your completion form with three books read and program attended online or at the library.

      5. The adult summer reading program ends July 31st, so see how much you can read by then!

When you submit a completion form by July 31st you will 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!

All branches:

Complete a Celebration Summer Crossword Puzzle, featuring trivia about some of our programs, and turn it in to the Reference Desk by June 30th to enter a drawing for a prize!

Special Programs

Cartersville

Mindful Meditation
Every Saturday @10:30am

Pamela Barge, licensed professional counselor at A Mindful Place Anxiety & Stress Reduction Center, leads an hour of group discussion on Mindful Living followed by thirty minutes of sitting meditation. Open to all adults. No experience required. No cost. Begin your weekend with us.

Wonders of the National Parks
Tuesday, July 5th at 3pm - Carving the Grand Canyon
Tuesday, July 12th at 3pm - Mesa Verde and Ancient Settlements
Tuesday, July 19th at 3pm - Yosemite: Nature's Cathedral
Tuesday, July 26th at 3pm - Redwoods, Sequoias and the Sierra Nevada

Every week a different selected 30 minute lecture from the Great Courses series will be shown, with discussion afterwards. Celebrate 100 years of the National Parks Service!

Creative Coloring
Thursday, July 14th at 6pm & Wednesday, July 27th 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! Adults only, please. Every participant will be entered in a drawing to win a coloring book at the end of the summer!

Bingo
Monday, July 11th at 2pm & Thursday, July 28th at 2pm

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

The National Park Service and Kennesaw Mountain: A Centennial Celebration
Thursday, July 7th at 5pm

Benita Duling, Educatin Coordinator at Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park, will stop in for a presentation on the history of the Civil War battlefield and its preservation, and the National Park Service Centennial.

Anxiety Management
Tuesday, July 12th at 6pm

Aimee Norrod, Director of the Bartow Family Resources Kingston Location and Community Educator, will present on Anxiety Management. Learn how to recognize, manage, and seek help for anxiety.

Pinterest Craft Club
Thursday, July 21st at 6pm

Celebrate with us by making crafts! Come make patriotic mason jars at the library. Sign up at the Reference Desk today. This craft is free.

10th Anniversary Celebration
Tuesday, July 26th at 5pm

The Cartersville Library opened the present facility 10 years ago. Join the Friends of the Library for a celebratory reception. Live music!

Adairsville

Movie Night
Thursday, July 14th at 5pm - Top Gun

Creative Coloring
Friday, July 15th at 3pm

Color your cares away with mellow music in the background and pleasant company. We provide the coloring sheets-new pages every month! Adults only, please. Every participant will be entered in a drawing to win a coloring book at the end of the summer!

Euharlee

Movie Night
Tuesday, July 5th at 5pm - Top Gun

Creative Coloring
Wednesday, July 13th at 3pm

Color your cares away with mellow music in the background and pleasant company. We provide the coloring sheets-new pages every month! Adults only, please. Every participant will be entered in a drawing to win a coloring book at the end of the summer!

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.