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

Pokemon Clans
Saturday, December 3rd - 2:00pm-3:30pm

Drop in and play, battle, and trade your fellow Pokemon fans using Pokemon cards, or Pokemon Sun, Moon, X/Y or Alpha/Sapphire/Omega Ruby. Must bring own Pokemon cards and/or DS to participate. We will be dropping Pokemon Lures during the program. See what you can find in the library! Ages 8-18 to play, but all ages can play GO! around the library!

Coding 101 & 102
Tuesday, December 6th-27th - 5:30pm

Coding 101 & 102 for Kids continues this month! These are six week courses geared for grades 3 and up to learn programming, coding, and problem solving. Stay tuned for the next set of Sylvan classes in early 2017!

Little Bits Electronics
Thursday, December 8th - 4:00pm

Build your own sonic device to create cool visual patterns by using the Little Bits synths and household items. For ages 9 and up. Registration required. Sign up at the Chilren's Desk.

Kids Cook
Thursday, December 9th - 4:00pm

Taste and learn some easy, delicious recipes you can make at home! This month, we will be making hot cocoa mix! For ages 8-12. Registration required. Sign up at the Children's Desk.

Lego Build Day
Saturday, December 10th - 2:00pm

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

Kindermusik
Monday, December 12th - 9:30am and 10:30am

Join us for music and movement storytime featuring Kindermusik Educator, Allie Startup! For infants through age 4. Registration required. Sign up at the Children's Desk.

Snow Day!
Thursday, December 29th - 2:00pm-5:00pm

Join us for an afternoon of snow themed crafts, games and activities! Make snow, have a snowball fight and more! Drop in for some Winter Vacation library fun!

Storytimes

Note: Storytimes will resume in January 2017

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

The below programs will resume in January 2017.

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, November 10th - 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, November 17th - 4:30pm-5:30pm

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