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!

Build A Better World

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

Special Programs

Pokémon Clans
Saturday, April 1st - 2:00pm-3:30pm

Pokemon is played using either trading cards or Nintendo 3DS. Handheld games use Sun, Moon, X, Y, Omega Ruby or Alpha Sapphire, or Sun/Moon. You must bring your own card set or 3DS AND copies of the handheld games to participate.

Drama Day
Thursday, April 6th - 2:00pm-4:00pm

Join us for a day of drama and theatrical arts! The Adairsville High Thespians program will be conducting a puppet making workshop and playing drama games.

Homeschool 411
Saturday, April 8th from 10:00am-1:00pm 4:00pm

Join us for an information drop-in program featuring many homeschooling organizations, co-ops and educational opportunities that exist in Bartow County. Learn tips, ideas and things you can do to build an awesome homeschool curriculum! Sponsored by Classical Conversations and CCH - Covenant Christian Homeschoolers.

Lego Build Day
Saturday, April 8th - 2:00pm

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

Kids Cook
Friday, April 13th - 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 healthy fruit smoothies! Ages 8-12. Registration required. Sign up at the Children's Desk.

Plant A Seed
Tuesday, April 18th - 4:00pm

The Cartersville Gardening Club will be in the library for a fun and informative story and planting program! Ages 8-12. Sign up in the Childrens Dept.

Stellar Reading
Tuesday, April 27th - 6:30pm

Does your child have trouble spelling or reading? Could it be dyslexia? Join tabitha Molina and Donna Williams from Stellar Reading to learn about the signs of dyslexia and the help available from Stellar Reading Center


Storytime ends April 19th and will 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

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, April 20th - 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, April 27th - 4:30pm-5:30pm

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