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!


NOTE: Storytime will resume on January 6th


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, Tuesdays, 10:30 a.m. – Euharlee

Preschool Storytime (3 to 5 years)
Stories, craft and story fun for preschool children.
Tuesdays, 11 a.m. – Cartersville

Afternoon Adventures (5 and up)
Story, art, craft and drama fun for school-age children.
4th Weds of every month – 3:30 p.m. – Cartersville

Fantastic Fun Programs

Chess Club – (Ages 6 and up)
Children are welcome to come to the library and play against other young chess fans and learn new moves and strategies.  Beginners welcome! 
3rd Tuesday, 3:30 – 5:00 p.m. - Cartersville

Lego Build Day
Build new creations with other Lego fans.
2nd Saturday, 2:00 – 3:30 p.m. - Cartersville

Tail Waggin' Tutors
TWT is a special reading program where children come to the library to practice their reading skills by reading to a friendly, therapy dog.  Every child who attends can pick out a free book of their choice. 
3rd Thursday, 4:00 p.m. – Cartersville

Special Programs

The library also features special performances and programs at various times during the year, including an extensive Children’s Summer Reading Program.  Please check back via the website or our Facebook account throughout the year and sign up for our monthly e-lert to stay informed on all of the library happenings.

Join us for a music and motion filled storytime featuring, Kindermusik Educator, Katie Hurley! Ages 1 – 4. Sign up at the Children’s Desk.
Friday, December 5th and Friday, December 11th at 9:30 and at 10:30 a.m. – Cartersville
Update: Kindermusik has been cancelled for Dec. 11th

Lego Movie Shorts
Learn how to make stop-motion short movies with Legos and the library iPads! . Ages 8-12. Sign up at the Children’s Desk. Registration required.
Thursday, December 11th – 4:30 – 5:30 p.m. – Cartersville

Toddler & PreK Winter Crafts
Drop-in for craft fun for toddler and PreK aged children!
Tuesday, December 16th – 10:00 – 11:30 a.m. – Cartersville

Toddler Holiday Story Time
Join Ms. Linda for holiday story and craft fun!
Tuesday, December 16th – 10:30 a.m. – Adairsville

Toddler Drop In Crafts
Drop in for craft fun for toddler aged children!
Wednesday, December 17th – 10:30 a.m. – Euharlee

Girls Club Nutcracker Tea
Join us for a tea party fit for a Sugar Plum fairy with winter crafts, games and snacks! Ages 8 – 12.
Thursday, December 18th from 6 – 7:30 p.m. – Cartersville