The Bartow County Public Library has programs and storytimes for children of all ages! Drop in for a fun morning or afternoon of stories and crafts!

Special Programs

Pokémon Tournament
Saturday, March 4th - 2:00pm-4:00pm

Ages 7-18 to play! Registration required. Must have own DS copy of Pokémon Sun or Moon to play. Pokémon card players are also invited to come and play and trade.

Tuesdays, 4:30pm - 5:30pm

A+ is a place for elementary school students to get one-on-one homework assistance provided by local teen volunteers. Every Tuesday, kids can come for fun, character building games and activites and get the homework help they need to succeed! The program will be presented by Galit and Aviel Ratson of WHS alongside other volunteers. To attend, text @apluskids to 81010. To volunteer, text @aplusapp to 81010.

Little Bits
Thursday, March 9th - 4:00pm

Robotic Throwing Arms! Make a robotic throwing arm using the Little Bits circuits and test it out! Registration required! Ages 8-12.

Kids Cook
Friday, March 10th and March 17th- 4:00pm

Cooking great food isn't just for chefs on TV! Taste and learn some easy, delicious recipes you can make at home! This month we are making Mac and Cheese! Ages 8-12. Registration required. Sign up at the Children's Desk.

Lego Build Day
Saturday, March 11th - 2:00pm

Build new lego creations using the library's Lego collection and display it in the library!

Puppet Workshop
Monday, March 27th - 4:00pm

Join special guest, Jamie Thomas, as we build a rod puppet using cereal boxes and cardboard. Registration required. Ages 8-12.


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

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

Preschool Storytime (3 to 5 years)
Stories, craft and story fun for preschool children.
Tuesdays, 11 a.m. – Cartersville
Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m. - Adairsville

Afternoon Adventures (5 and up)
Story, art, craft and drama fun for school-age children.
Every Wednesday in the Summer, 3:30 p.m. – Cartersville

Regular Programs

Tail Wagging Tutors
Practice your reading skills with a friendly therapy dog! Participants will get a free book of their choice to take home!
Thursday, March 16th - 4:00pm-5:00pm

Book Buddies
Pair up with a big buddy to practice your reading skills and get a free book take home after each session! Book Buddies is open to children ages 4-9. To sign up visit or call the Children's Desk.
Upcoming Session: Thursday, March 23rd - 4:30pm-5:30pm

Intersted in being a Big Buddy? Volunteer for Book Buddies.