Summer Reading Program May 18 - July 21, 2018

Summer Reading Program 2018

Registraton begins May 18th! Sign up online or at the Children's Desk.
Infant Activity Log
Reading Log
Activity Circles

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Storytimes

Rock and Rhyme Baby Time (Infants – 18 months)
A perfect place to share stories, songs, finger plays and action rhymes with the littlest ones! 
Wednesdays, 10 a.m. - Cartersville Library

Toddler Time (18 months – 3 years)
Songs, stories and crafts for toddler-aged children. 
Tuesdays, 10 a.m. – Cartersville Library
Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m. – Adairsville Library

Preschool Storytime (3 to 5 years)
Stories, craft and story fun for preschool children.
Tuesdays, 11 a.m. – Cartersville Library

Afternoon Adventures (5 and up)
Story, art, craft and drama fun for school-age children.
Wednesdays, 3:30 p.m. – Cartersville Library

  • 7/11 - Blow Your Horn! - It's a jumpin' storytime with jazzy stories and crafts!
  • 7/18 - Pipe Down! - It's amazing the things you can hear and see when it's quiet! We will be doing stories and crafts all about the noises around you!

Special Programs

CARTERSVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY PROGRAMS

Mon. 7/2 (2:00 pm) - Movie Monday: Wonder - Bring snacks and watch the movie on the big screen! (Rated PG)

Sat. 7/7 - (2:00 pm) - Pokémon Clans- Drop in to play, battle, and trade with your fellow Pokémon trainers! Must have own DS, 3DS or cards to play. Ages 8-18.

Fri. 7/8 and 7/13 - (1:00 pm and 4:00 pm) - Kids Cook Make Your Own Icecream- Stop by the library on a summer day and learn to make a cool, sweet treat. Ages 8-12. Registration required! Sign-ups start June 15th.

Mon. 7/9 (2:00 pm) - Movie Monday: Sing - Bring snacks and watch the movie on the big screen! (Rated PG)

Thurs. 7/12 - (4:00 pm) - Tail Wagging Tutors - Practice your reading skills with a friendly therapy dog! Participants get a free book of their choice!

Mon. 7/16 (2:00 pm) - Movie Monday:Rock Dog - Bring snacks and watch the movie on the big screen! (Rated PG)

Tues. 7/17 - (4:00 pm) - Chess - Drop in and play against fellow chess fans! Ages 8-18.

Thurs. 7/19 - (10:30 am) - Tennessee Aquarium Presents - G.A.T. Creatures - Join Bill Haley from the Tennessee Aquarium for a program featuring live creatures that live in Georgia, Alabama and Tennessee!

Fri. 7/19 - (4:30 pm - 5:30 pm) - Book Buddies - Pair up with a teen Big Buddy to practice your reading skills and get a free book to take home! Book Buddies is open to children ages 4-9. To sign up visit or call the Children's Desk. Signups start May 18th.

Sylvan STEM Camps

7/9 - 7/13 - 9:30 am - 12:30 pm - Robotics 201-Grades 5-8 - Build and program robots using Lego bricks and software.

7/16 - 7/20 - 9:30 am - 12:30 pm - Video Game Coding -Grades 3-8 - Explore coding through gaming and animation design projects.

ADAIRSVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY PROGRAMS

Tues & Thurs 6/5 - 7/26 (12:00 pm) - Summer Feeding Program - Drop-in craft included!

Sat. 7/14 (10:00 am) - Movie Screening: Sing! - Bring snacks and watch the movie on the big screen! (Rated PG)

Tues 7/17 - (2:00 pm) - Little Bits: Synth Kits- - Drop in and explore the sounds of Korg Little Bits synthesizer kits! Ages 8 and up.

Thurs. 7/19 - (2:00 pm) - Tennessee Aquarium Presents - G.A.T. Creatures - Join Bill Haley from the Tennessee Aquarium for a program featuring live creatures that live in Georgia, Alabama and Tennessee!

EMMIE NELSON PUBLIC LIBRARY PROGRAMS

Fri. 7/6 (2:00 pm) - Lego Build Day- Build new Lego creations using the library's Lego collection.

Thurs. 7/12 (2:00 pm - 4:00 pm) - Afternoon Adventures: Blow Your Horn!- It's a jumpin' storytime with jazzy stories and crafts! Ages 5-11

Tues. 7/17 - (2:00 pm) - Movie Screening: Sing! - Bring snacks and watch the movie on the big screen! (Rated PG)