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

Monday, August 1st - 9:30am and 10:30am

Join Kindermusik Educator, Allie Startup, for a music and motion filled storytime! There will be two sessions.

Pokemon Clans
Saturday, August 6th - 2:00pm-3:30pm

Drop in and play, battle and trade your fellow Pokemon with your fellow Pokemon fans using Pokemon cards or Pokemon X/Y or Alpha/Sapphire/Omega Ruby. Must bring your own Pokemon cards and/or DS to participate. Ages 8-18. We will also be dropping Pokemon Go lures from 2-3:30pm, so see what types of Pokemon you can find in the library!

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

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

Stellar Reading: A program for parents
Note: This program has been cancelled.

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


Note: There are currently no Storytimes. Storytimes will resume in September.

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, August 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: Thursday, August 25th - 4:30pm-5:30pm

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