The Bartow County Public Library has a diverse Teen collection with the newest YA Fiction, fascinating non-fiction and a deep graphic novel and magna collection.   In addition, the library offers fun teen programming throughout the year.  All programs listed below are held at the Cartersville Public Library.

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


Cartersville Library

Pokémon Clans
Saturday, September 2nd - 2:00pm-3:30pm

Bring your Nintendo 3DS or Pokémon card decks and battle it out with other teens.

Sylvan Coding Classes - Coding 201A (Grades 4-8)
Tuesdays, September 5th - September 26th from 6:00pm-7:30pm

Build your 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 Admin Office or contact

Tuesday, September 12th - 6pm-7pm

Teens! Help plan and volunteer to help make the library the best place it can be for Bartow County teens! Get volunteer hours and have fun. Ages 12-18.

Practice ACT
Tuesdays, September 9th from 9:30am-11:00am

Get the practice you need to succeed with this practice ACT test sponsored by Sylvan! Please bring a laptop or tablet device and a graphic calculator. If you do not have access to an electronic device, one can be provided. Registration is closed. Contact the Children's Desk for future classes.

Teen Chefs: Cheez-Its
Thursday, September 14th from 6:00pm-7:30pm

Join us in learning how to make homemade versions of one of America's favorite snacks--Cheez-Its!

Teen Movie Night: Beauty and the Beast (2017)
Tuesday, September 26th from 5:30pm-7:30pm

Be our guest and enjoy the remake of Disney's classic fairy tale, Beauty and the Beast!

Book Buddies
Thursday, September 28th - 4:30pm-5:30pm

Sign up for Book Buddies to be a big buddy and help kids practice their reading skills. Get community service hours AND a free shirt! Ages 12-18.