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!

Friends of the Cartersville Library Calligraphy Program
Tuesday, October 2nd from 6pm - 7:30pm

Join the Friends of the Cartersville Library from 6-6:30 for a reception, followed by Calligraphy with Joe Head.

National Family History Month After Hours Program
Friday, October 5th from 6pm - 9pm

Join us for a special event featuring Laura Carter, Director of the Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research, Georgia Genealogical Society. Laura will present on using HeritageQuest Online, a free resource provided by your public library. Yvonne Mashburn Schmidt, Certified Genealogist will also be in the house.

Artist Reception
Tuesday, October 9th from 5pm - 6pm

The work of Randy Parker and Pat Henley will be on display in our gallery. Meet the artist, view the work and enjoy light refreshments.

Armchair Travelers Go to Portugal
Wednesday, October 10th from 12pm - 1pm

Professional photographer Helen Oderisi takes us along the Iberian Peninsla to one of Europe's most affordable gems.

Journey to Zero: Working Toward a zero lifestyle!
Tuesday, October 16th from 6pm - 7:30pm

Bring an old t-shirt to upcycle into a reusable tote or produce bag.

DOGtober Fall Festival
Saturday, October 27th from 1pm - 4pm

Meet some of Etowah Valley Humane Society's adoptable dogs! Join us for a fee outdoor event, featuring warm drinks, kindly donated by Starbucks and adorable pups dressed up in their Halloween best.

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, October 17th from 2pm - 3pm

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

Adairsville Public Library

Pumpkin Marbling
Thursday , October 10th from 2pm - 4pm

It's Fall! Time to rake leaves, get some pumpkin spice coffee and decorate pumpkins. Supplies provided.

Knitting Circle
Thursday, October 18th from 2pm - 3pm

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