Summer Reading Program May 23 - July 26 2014

Step 1: Sign up at any Bartow County Library or online.

Step 2: Color in one box of your reading log for every hour that you read. Use the tracking sheet to list the books you read.

Step 3: For every two rows you complete, visit a library to receive your choice of a prize or coupon for free food!

Step 4: Complete four rows and enter a chance to win one of three $25 cash prizes!

Step 5: Fill in the entire log, receive a free book of your choice, and be entered into our end of summer $100 grand prize drawing!

 

Event Calendar

 

Thanks to Our Sponsors!

Arby’s 1150 West Avenue, Cartersville, Georgia 30120
Burger King
Cartersville Service League
Chick-Fil-A
Cici’s Pizza
Civil Air Patrol
Coconuts Ice Cream
Creative Discovery Museum of Chattanooga
Fernbank Museum of Natural History
Friends of the Bartow County Library System
Georgia Power
IHOP
Imagine IT Children’s Museum of Atlanta
Kaplan Test Prep
Kennesaw State University Science Club
McDonald’s
Sonic
Stone Mountain Park
Taildraggers RC Club
Tennessee Aquarium
Zaxby’s
 

June Programs

Adairsville Public Library & Emmie Nelson Public Library

All Month Long - Guess the Theme Cover contest- Check out the display in the Teen Center and try to discover the secret theme of the display for a chance to win a grab bag of fun stuff!

Cartersville Public Library

All Month Long - Sparks of Inspiration Art Gallery – Submit your artwork all through the month of June and we will display it till July, 24th in the Teen Center. Then join us for an artist reception July 24th from 6:30-7:30 PM at the Cartersville Library. See the Teen Desk for submission forms.

3rd - Tuesday - 2:00 - 6:00 PM - Game On - Play video games on the big screen in the Teen Center!

5th - Thursday - 5:00-6:00 PM - Teen Craft Night- Try out homemade henna tattoos using our temporary Kool-Aid based recipe for some summer fun!

10th - Tuesday - 5:30-7:30 PM - Teen Movie: Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters - Bring snacks and watch the movie on the big screen! (Rated PG)

16th - Monday 6:00-8:00 PM - Live Action Hunger Games: Catching Fire - Tributes wanted for the Hunger Games at the library! Compete in the games and see if you can survive! Registration required. Sign up at the Teen Desk starting May 30th.

17th - Tuesday - 6:30-7:30 PM - Kaplan SAT Workshop- Learn test taking and studying techniques to ace the SAT! Sign up at www.kaptest.com, event code: SKKH14090

19th - Thursday - 6:00 - 7:00 PM - Write Now! - Join us for an entire hour devoted to writing with other teen writers. Poetry and prose welcome!

26th - Thursday - 6:00-8:00 PM - Who-Con It’s a wibbly wobbly, timey wimey party at the library! Come make Doctor Who inspired crafts and hang out with fellow fans! Registration Required. Sign up at the Teen Desk starting May 30th.

July Programs

Adairsville Public Library & Emmie Nelson Public Library

All Month Long - Find the Science Fiction! - Find two cards with matching science fiction movie covers and win a piece of candy!

Cartersville Public Library

1st - Tuesday - 2:00-6:00 PM - Game On! - Play video games on the big screen!

8th - Tuesday - 5:30 - 7:30 PM - Teen Movie - City of Bones - Bring snacks and watch the movie on the big screen! (Rated PG-13)

10th - Thursday - 5:00-6:00 PM - Teen Craft Night - Join us as we transform white tee shirts into trendy summer tanks and tops! Bring an old tee shirt to cut up.

12th - Saturday - 1:00- 4:00 PM - Library Anime Con 2014 - It’s bigger and better than before! Cosplay parade, manga art contest, AMV contest, anime screening, and Naruto videogame tournament. Registration starts on June, 9th at the Teen Desk.

15th -Tuesday - 5:00-7:30 PM - Psych TV Musical Marathon - Calling all fake psychics and grumpy detectives! We are having a Psych TV marathon and Shawn Spencer inspired quesadilla bar! Come watch the show and make your very own Fruit Loop and pineapple quesadilla! Feel free to bring your own eccentric snack to share!

17th - Thursday - 6:00-7:00 PM - Write Now! - Join us for an entire hour devoted to writing with other teen writers. Poetry and prose welcome!

19th - Saturday - 10:00-2:00 PM - Kaplan Practice ACT Test - Get extra practice to help you ace the ACT with this free practice test from Kaplan! Sign up at www.kaptest.com, event code AKKH14015

24th - Thursday - 6:30-7:30 PM - Sparks of Inspiration Artist Reception - Stop in and celebrate the work of our Summer Teen artists!