Special Programs

Cartersville Library

Western-Style Square Dance Open House
Tuesdays, January 14th, 21st, and 28th from 6pm - 7:45pm

Join the Bartow Dixie Grands for a fun-filled evening at the Western-Style Square Dance Open House. Exhibition and interactive dancing. No experience needed. Ages 9-99 are invited to participate; children 9+ are welcome, but must be accompanied by a participating adult. Please call 706-766-4418 or emai melbatrapp@yahoo.com for more information or to let us know you plan to attend.

There and Back Again
Friday, January 24th from 2pm - 4pm

Chili Cook-off
Friday, January 31st from 12pm - 1pm

Have a favorite family chili recipe? Bring in a pot of your famous chili with some recipes to share. At the end of the cook-off, we will determine a winner and everyone can go home with new recipes t try out! We'll provide bowls, spoons, napkins and refreshments. Just register in advance, so we know to expect you.

DIY! Craft a Candle
Wednesday, February 5th from 2pm - 3pm

Come make a Valentine's Day candle with us! They can be used for gifts or during a calming day of self-care. Advance registration required.

Send a Letter to a Friend Day Take-Home Craft Kit
Friday, February 7th

Send a card to a Friend Day and Valentine's Day are just around the corner. Create a cute card to give someone you care about! Kits will include paper supplies and instructions to make your own card. Supplies are limited.

Artist Reception
Tuesday, February 11th from 5pm-6pm

During February and March, the work of Trisha Moran will be on display in our gallery. Meet the artist, view her work, and enjoy light refreshments.

Galentine's Day Waffle Bar Brunch
Thursday, February 13th from 10am-12pm

Bring yourself and your favorite lady to enjoy a brunch featuring Leslie Knope's favorite food, waffles, and a special Galentine's Day themed craft. Please register in advance. Any and all are welcome.

There and Back Again: Heart Healthy Hike
Thursday, February 20th from 2pm - 4pm

Regular Programs and Events

Free Yoga is Back
Thursdays from 10am-11:15am

Join Susan Rodney from Etowah Valley Yoga for a free yoga class every Thursday morning. All skill levels are welcome! Please bring a yoga mat or towel.

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 - Now twice a month!
January 3rd from 2:00pm - 4:00pm and January 15th from 10:00am-12:00pm

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.

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.

Adairsville Public Library

Soup Cook-off
Friday, January 31st from 12pm - 1pm

Bring your best soup or chili to the library for people to sample. We'll have a people's choice contest to see who has the most delicious soup. Please bring a copy of the recipe.

Name that Love Song
Thursday, February 13th from 3pm - 4pm

Test your musical knowledge, see if you can be the first to name that love song. Each time you get the correct title, you win a prize.

Valentine's Sugar Scrub Craft
Thursday, February 13th from 5:30pm - 6:30pm

Make a sugar scrub for someone special this Valentine's Day

Minute to Win It - Valentine Edition
Tuesday, February 18th from 4pm - 5:15pm

We're playing Minute to Win It games with a Valentine's Day theme.

Knitting Circle
Wednesday, February 20th from 2pm - 4pm

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

Emmie Nelson Public Library

Knitting Circle
Wednesday, February 12th from 1pm - 2pm

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

Valentine's Sugar Scrub Craft
Wednesday, February 12th from 4:30pm - 5:30pm

Make a sugar scrub for someone special this Valentine's Day