Summer Reading Program May 24th - July 27th

How to Participate

Registraton begins May 24th!

  • Register at any Bartow County Library branch or online.
  • For every 30 minutes you read color in a space on the log. hen you have read 6 hours (or 2 entire rows) bring this sheet back to the Teen Desk to receive a prize!
  • Finish 4 rows and come back to get a prize and entry into a prize drawing. Finish all 8 rows and come back to get a FREE book and an entry into our Grand Prize Drawing!
  • For extra credit: Complete any 10 of the activity stars below and return to the library to be entered into a drawing for the Grand Prize. Complete the whole board and earn a second entry.
  • Each star is a separate activity. Activities are marked with a * require you to show a checkout receipt to a librarian.
  • Turn in your sheets by July 27th to be entered in the drawings.

Click to access calendar of events.

Cartersville Programs - June (all programs are ages 12-18 unless noted)

All summer long we will have our Sci-Fi Story wall up. Come create a Science Fiction story line by line!

Thurs 6/6 (5pm) - Teen Movie: Mortal Engines - Watch Mortal Engines on the big screen! We'll provide popcorn, but feel free to bring other snacks. Rated PG-13.

Thurs 6/20 (5pm) - Anime Club - Enjoy snacks, talk about anime, make a craft and enjoy an episode of your favorite shows!

Tues 6/18 (5pm) - Craft Night: Galaxy Tie Dye Bracelet - Design your own galatic tie dye bracelet! Registration required

Sat 6/22 (1pm - 4pm) - Dungeons & Dragons - Play D&D at the library! Materials provided. Ages 13-19.

Thurs 6/27 (5pm) - Teen Chefs: Fruit Rockets and Galaxy Dip - Assemble a fruit rocket and make galaxy yogurt dip!

Cartersville Programs - July

Thurs 7/11 (6pm) - Civil Air Patrol - Learn about rocketry from the members of the Civil Air Patrol!

Tues 7/16 (4pm) - Star Wars Bookmarks - Drop in and make your own Star Wars character bookmark!

Thurs 7/18 (5pm) - Teen Movie: The 5th Wave - Watch the 5th Wave on the big screen! We'll provide popcorn, but feel free to bring other snacks. Rated PG-13.

Thurs 7/18 (5pm) - Anime Club - Enjoy snacks, talk about anime, make a craft and enjoy an episode of your favorite shows!

Thurs 7/25 (5pm) - Teen Chefs: Asteroid Cookies - Make stovetop asteroid cookies at the library!

Community Resource - Cartersville Summer Meal Program!

Free Summer Lunches for Kids!

Cartersville Summer meal program provides nutritious meals at no cost to children 18 and under while school is out for the summer. For more detailed information about Cartersville Summer Meal Program: www.cartersvilleschools.org.