Special Programs

Cartersville Library

Baby Signing Time
Thursday, January 12th - 10:00am-11:00am

Join certified Signing Time Instructor, Kate Hub, for a class to learn signs, songs and to see stories read while using sign language. Classes are $15 a sessoin. Register for the class in Library Administration. For infants-age 5. Please note childs age when signing up.

Snowday 2!
Tuesday, January 2nd - 2pm-4:30pm

Come to the library over winter break for indoor snow themed fun! Get into an indoor snowball fight, play hockey, make snow crafts and more!

Little Bits Maker Badge
Explore the world of Little Bits! Little Bits are modular electronic circuits that snap together magnetically and let young inventors create and invent. In January, we are launching the Little Bits Maker program! Complete our series of projects during this drop-in program and receive a lIttle Bits Maker Card that allows you to be able to use the Little Bits kits whenever you are in the library, just by showing your card! Project list will be made available after the program to be completed later, if needed.
Friday, January 19th - 4:00pm-6:00pm

Regular Programs

Cartersville Library

Kids Cook!
Friday, January 12th - 4:00pm

In January we will be making edible cookie dough.Ages 8-12. Registration required. Sign up at the Children's Desk.

Pokémon Clans
Saturday, January 6th - 2:00pm-3:30pm

Drop in and play, battle and trade with your fellow trainers! You must bring your own card set or 3DS and/or copies of the handheld games to participate. Ages 8-18.

Lego Build Day
Saturday, January 13th - 2:00pm-3:30pm

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

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, January 18th - 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: January 25th - 4:30pm

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

A+ is a place for elementary school students to get one-on-one homework assistance provided by local teen volunteers. The program will be presented by teen volunteers from WHS and other area schools. To attend, text @apluskids to 81010. To volunteer, text @aplusapp to 81010.
Thursdays, resuming January 16th - 4:30pm-5:30pm

Play against your fellow chess fans! Beginners welcome!
Thursday, January 30th - 4:00pm-5:00pm


Note: Storytimes will return January 9, 2018.

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