The Summer Reading Program starts May 19th! Join us for reading fun all summer long!

How the Reading Program Works:

  • Register for the reading program online and download a bingo and tracking sheet or visit any of our library branches to sign up and pick up a reading log and tracking sheet.
  • Complete any 4 of the activity squares and return to the library for a prize or book. Color each square as you complete the activity.
  • Complete up to 12 of the squares by July 22nd to be entered in the grand prize drawing. Do all 16 and get a second entry and an additional book of your choice!

Summer Reading Kickoff - Wednesday, May 31st-The Build a Better Story Magic Show featuring Tommy Johns

Adairsville Library - 11:00am

Cartersville Library - 2:00pm

Euharlee Library - 4:30pm

Special Programs

Cartersville Library

Pokémon Clans
Saturday, June 3rd from 2:00pm-3:30pm

Drop in, play, battle and trade your fellow Pokémon trainers! Must have own DS, 3DS or cards to play. Ages 8-18.

Tennessee Aquarium presents Tropical Treasures
Friday, June 9th - 11:00am

Join Bill Haley from the Tennessee Aquarium for a fun and informative program featuring some creatures that live in the tropics.

Lego Build Day
Saturday, June 10th - 2:00pm-3:30pm

Build new Lego creations using the library's Lefo collection and display it in the library for the entire month!

Zoo Atlanta
Monday, June 12th - 11:00am

Get an up close and personal visit with some of the Zoo Atlanta's creatures! Register at the Children's Desk. Sign ups start May 19th!

Little Bits Workshop
Tuesday, June 13th - 1:00pm-4:30pm

Explore the electronic world of Little Bits! Make fun electronic and motorized projects in minutes using the Little Bits circuits. Learn about electronics in an easy and fun way! Drop in and stay as long as you'd like! Recommended for ages 8 and up.

Science Experiments with The KSU Chemistry Club
Thursday, June 15th - 3:00pm

Join us for chemistry experiment fun featuring the KSU Student Chemistry Club! Ages 8-12. Registration required. Sign ups start May 19th.

Tool Time with ACE Hardware
Saturday, June 17th - 2:00pm-4:00pm

Join Eric Allison and the rest of the ACE staff for a fun, hands on tool time and learn how to build a birdhouse! Presentations start at 2pm and 3pm.

Tail Wagging Tutors
Thursday, June 22nd - 4:00pm-5:30pm

Practice your reading skills with a friendly therapy dog! Participants will get a free book of their choice to take home!

Girls Club
Thursday, June 22nd - 6:00pm-7:30pm

Girls, ages 8-12, come build with marshmallows and make some cool crafts! Registration required. Signups start May 19th.

Raptors-R-Us
Saturday, June 24th - 2:00pm

Join Buster and the Georgia Mountain Falconry crew for a look at birds of prey, including the owl, hawk, and falcon! All ages!

Georgia Mountain Falconry
Saturday, June 24th - 2:45pm

Learn about the art of falconry, equipment, and how to become a falconer. For ages 10 to adult.

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, June 29th - 4:30pm-5:30pm

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

Build a Better Bridge
Friday, June 30th - 11:00am

Join the Civil Air Patrol in a fun, bridge building experiment! Registration required. Sign up at the Children's Desk or Teen Desk to participate. Ages 10 and up. Registration starts June 5th.

Movie Mondays

Moana (PG)
June 5th - 2:00pm
Trolls
(PG)
June 12th - 2:00pm
Aladdin
(G)
June 19th - 2:00pm
Storks (PG)
June 26th - 2:00pm

Sylvan STEM Camps

Build your STEM skill with these five day camps! Camps are regularly $99 but Library patrons can register for the discounted price of $79! Sign up in the Library Admin Office or contact cartersville.ga@sylvanlearning.com.

June 5th-June 9th- Robotics 101 - (Grade 2-4) - Build and program robots using Lego bricks and software. 10:00am-11:30am

June 5th-June 9th- Robotics 102 - (Grade 2-4) - Build and program robots using Lego bricks and software. 10:00am-11:30am

June 12th-June 16th- Coding 201 - (Grade 4-8) - Explore coding through gaming and animation design.10:00am-11:30am

June 12th-June 16th- Robotics 201 - (Grade 5-8) - Build and program robots using Lego Bricks and software.10:00am-11:30am

Storytimes

Storytimes return in June 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

Adairsville Library

All month long-drop in and color on our community Build a Better World coloring page!

Build a Better Story Magic Show - Featuring Tommy Johns
Wednesday, May 31st - 11:00am

Kick off the Summer Reading Program with an amazing magic show by  Tommy Johns!  Fun for all ages!

Toddler Time
Tuesday, June 6th, 13th, 20th, & 27th - 10:30am

Interactive stories, songs, and crafts! (ages 18 months - 3 years

Lego Build Day
Wednesday, June 7th - 2:00pm

Build awesome Lego creations using the library's Lego collection!

Movie: Moana
Thursday, June 8th - 2:00pm

Bring snacks and watch the movie on the big screen! (Rated PG)

Tennessee Aquarium presents Tropical Treasures
Friday, June 9th - 2:00pm

Join Bill Haley from the Tennessee Aquarium for a fun and informative program featuring some creatures that live in the tropics.

Afternoon Adventures- Build a Coral Reef
Tuesday, June 20th - 2:00pm

Explore the great Barrier Reef and hear undersea stories. Ages 5-10.

Game Day
Wednesday, June 28th - 2:00pm-4:00pm

Drop in and play some of your board game favorites and get into a game of Giant Jenga!

Euharlee Library

Build a Better Story Magic Show - Featuring Tommy Johns
Wednesday, May 31st - 4:30pm

Kick off the Summer Reading Program with an amazing magic show by  Tommy Johns!  Fun for all ages!

Toddler Time
Wednesdays, June 7th, 14th, 21st, & 28th - 10:30am

Interactive stories, songs, and crafts! (ages 18 months - 3 years

Movie: Moana
Tuesday, June 13th - 2:00pm

Bring snacks and watch the movie on the big screen! (Rated PG)

Afternoon Adventures- Build a Coral Reef
Thursday, June 29th - 2:00pm

Explore the great Barrier Reef and hear undersea stories. Ages 5-10.