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Special Programs

Cartersville Library

Check out our NEW book club Never too Old: A YA Book Club for Adults.

Libraries Rock at Healthy Lifestyles: Flavor Infused Water
Thursday, August 2nd from 2pm -3pm

Kick the sugary drinks habit! Drop in to sample various infused water blends, featuring fresh fruits, vegetables, and herbs. We will send you home with recipes and inspiration for more blends. Registration is not required.

DIY! Terrarium Workshop
Tuesday, August 7th from 6pm -7pm

Bring a new or recycled jar with its lid to create a miniature moss terrarium. Moss is a resilient plant that is easy to care for and looks nice all year round! Plants and other materials will be provided.

National Book Lovers Day: Book to Table
Thursday, August 9th from 6pm - 8pm

Have you dreamed of dinner in the Great Hall at Hogwarts? Can you practically taste the enchanted Turkish delight that so enthralled poor Edmund? Have you imagined taking a bite of a hearty dish fit for a cold night in Winterfell? Let your imagination run away with you and join us to celebrate National Book Lovers Day with dishes from some of our favorite literature. Be our guest for this free feast.

Making Sense of the Census
Saturday, August 11th from 10am - 11am

Certified genealogist Yvonne Mashburn Schmidt returns to teach us the tips, techniques, and methodology for using census records to find ancestors and their stories. Please register in advance.

Artist Reception
Tuesday, August 14th from 5pm - 6pm

Jon us in the Cartersville Libary Art Gallery to view the artwork of Trisha Moran.

End of Summer Reading: Escape the Room Challenge
Friday, August 17th from 12pm - 8pm

We are hopping on board this super trendy gaming experience to offer this popular "puzzle room" activity for free! Groups are given a limited amount of time to solve a series of puzzles and riddles to escape the room. Registration begins August 1 and groups are required to sign up for a set time slot. This makes for a great team-building excercise!


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."

Bingo
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.