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!

A Good Audiobook Speaks Volumes!

Celebrate Audiobook Month in June! Checkout or download audiobooks to enjoy while you travel, hang out at the pool, or however you have fun in the sun! Audiobooks count in the Summer Reading Programs.

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.

Decision Making Skills
Thursday, June 2nd at 6pm

Aimee Norrod, Director of Bartow Family Resources Kingston Location and Community Educator, will present on Decision Making Skills. Learn decision making and problem solving skills to equip you in all areas of your life.

Wonders of the National Parks
Tuesday, June 7th at 3pm - Yellowstone's Cataclysmic Origins and Future
Tuesday, June 14th 2 3pm - Hawaiian Volcanoes: Earth's Largest Mountains
Tuesday, June 21st at 3pm - Shenandoah: The Collision of Old Continents
Tuesday, June 28th at 3pm - Great Dune Fields of North America

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, June 9th at 6pm & Wednesday, June 22nd 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, June 13th at 2pm & Thursday, June 23rd at 2pm

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

Artist Reception
Tuesday, June 14th at 5pm.

The photography of Leslie McCrary will be on display throughout June and July. Meet the artist and enjoy light refreshments.

Star Trek at 50: Boldly Going Strong
Saturday, June 18th at 2pm

Barry King and Mike Clark from WBHF and guests will stop in to celebrate all things Star Trek! Learn the history of the show, pick up some Trek trivia, and hear from someone who worked on one of the new movies. Costumes encouraged!

Armchair Travelers
Wednesday, June 22nd at 12pm

Travel to England with Adult Services Librarian Amanda Monson! Visit the sites of Shakespeare, Harry Potter, British royalty and more, and pick up a few handy tips of travelling and sightseeing in the UK. A light lunch is provided.

Royal Scottish Country Dance Society
Thursday, June 23rd at 6:30pm

Members of the Atlanta Branch of the Royal Scottish Country Dance Society will be on hand to give a brief history of the dance, which is enjoyed world wide, as well, as demonstrations of the dances. The audience will be invited to participate as well. Perfect for Outlander fans! (Celebrating 25 years since its publication!)

Revolutionary Fun Facts
Thursday, June 30th at 5pm

Abigail Adams will visit to give an overview of the Daughters of the American Revolution organization, and share some less-known fun facts about the Revolutionary War to get you ready for Independence Day. (Celbrating the Independence's 240th anniversary!)

Adairsville

Knitting Circle
Friday, June 3rd at 3pm

Do you know how to knit and want to socialize with other knitters? Bring your projects, grab a chair, and knit with new friends. This is not a knitting class, but a group of people who already know the knitting basics. Adults only, please.

Creative Coloring
Friday, June 24th 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!

Movie Night
Thursday, June 30th at 5:30pm - Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

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Movie Night
Tuesday, June 21st at 5:30pm - Pride and Prejudice and Zombies

Creative Coloring
Wednesday, June 22nd 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.