Special Programs

Cartersville Library

Sylvan Video Game Coding (Grades 4-8)
Tuesdays, October 3rd - October 24th from 4:30pm - 6:00pm

Kids and teens can have a blast building games and their coding skills with these 4-session series of classes at the library. Library patrons can register for a discounted price of $79, a 20% discount. Sign up in the library Administration Office. For more information contact cartersville.ga@sylvanlearning.com. For grades 4th-8th.

A+
Tuesdays, beginning September 5th from 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 Yael and Aviel Ratson of WHS alongside other volunteers. To attend, text @apluskids to 81010. To volunteer, text @aplusapp to 81010.

Pokémon Clans
Saturday, October 7th - 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.

Kids Cook!
Friday, October 13th at 4:00pm and Friday, October 20th at 4:00pm

This month we will be making pumpkin flavored Rice Krispies treats! Ages 8-12. Registration required. Sign up at the Children's Desk.

CONjuration Presents - Magical Library Day
Saturday, October 14th from 12:00pm-4:00pm

Join us for an afternoon of FREE magical fun, featuring amazing activites for ALL ages from the organizers and performers from CONjuration, Atlanta's nationally recognized immersive, magical fantasy and Harry Potter themed convention! Drop-in and stay as long as you'd like!

  • Play outdoor Quidditch, Live Wizard Chess and more!
  • Fantasy Costume/Cosplay Contest- dress as your favorite characters!
  • Learn wand making, magic tricks and make Harry Potter crafts!
  • Live reptile Q & A featuring Georgia Reptile Society!
  • Inflatables, photo booth, trivia and more!

Lego Build Day
Saturday, October 21st - 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
Thursday, October 19th - 4:00pm-5:30pm

Practice your reading skills with a friendly therapy dog! Participants will get a free book of their choice to take home!

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, October 26th - 4:30pm-5:30pm

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

Storytimes

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

Adairsville Library

Lego Build Day
Thursday, October 5th - 5:00pm-6:30pm

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

Emmie Nelson Library (Euharlee)

Lego Build Day
Tuesday, October 24th - 5:00pm-6:30pm

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