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!

Coming in March...Pokémon Tournament

Special Programs

Little Bits
Thursday, February 2nd - 4:00pm

Build your own sonic device to create cool visual patterns using the Little Bits synths and household items. Ages 9 and up. Registration required.

Pokémon Clans
Saturday, February 4th - 2:00pm-3:30pm

Drop in and play, battle, and trade your fellow Pokémon fans using Pokémon cards, or Pokémon Sun, Moon, X/Y or Alpha/Sapphire/Omega Ruby. Must bring own Pokémon cards and/or DS to participate. We will be dropping Pokémon 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!

Tuesdays, 4:30pm - 5:30pm

A+ is a place for elementary school students to get one-on-one homework assistance provided by local teen volunteers. Every Tuesday, kids can come for fun, character building games and activites and get the homework help they need to succeed! The program will be presented by Galit and Aviel Ratson of WHS alongside other volunteers. To attend, text @apluskids to 81010. To volunteer, text @aplusapp to 81010.

Girl's Club
Thursday, February 9th - 6:00pm

It's a girls only night of valentine crafts and snacks! Ages 8-12. Registration required.

Kids Cook
Friday, February 10th - 4:00pm

This month we will be making and decorating our own Valentine's Day cookies! Ages 8-12. Registration required. Sign up at the Children's Desk.

Lego Build Day
Saturday, February 11th - 2:00pm

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


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, February 16th - 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, February 23rd - 4:30pm-5:30pm

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