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

Volunteer at the Cartersville Library!

All programs are 6th-12th grade unless noted.

SAT & ACT Practice Tests
(ACT)Saturday, October 13th - 9:30am-12:30pm-This session is full -please check back for upcoming sessions

Practice these important Tests before the big day and find out how your skills stack up! Sign up for the diagnostic tests on the library's website or in the Youth Department. Participants will receive a $50 discount on a Sylvan test prep course!

Sponsored by Sylvan Learning Center

Pokémon Clans
Saturday, October 6th - 2pm-3:30pm

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

Tuesdays 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 activities and get the homework help they need to succeed! The program will be presented teen volunteers just like you! To volunteer, text @aplusapp to 81010.

Tuesday, October 16th - 6pm-7pm

Help the library be the best place for teens. Our TAB volunteers much on snacks while helping us plan our upcoming teen programs. Drop in, have fun and get volunteer hours!

Teen Chefs
Thursday, October 18th - 6:00pm

This month we will be melting chocolate, dipping marshmallows, and making spooky Halloween treats! Ages 8-12

Stranger Things Party
Tuesday, October 23rd - 6pm - 7:30pm

A celebration of the show Stranger Things and all its contents. Test your knowledge with trivia, snack on Eggo Waffles, watch an episode of the show (TV-14) and get a chance to win a special prize!

Book Buddies
Thursday, October 25th - 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!

Teen Movie Night - Solo: A Star Wars Story
Thursday, October 25th - 5:30pm

Bring snacks and watch the movie on the big screen! Free Popcorn!!!

Emmie Nelson Library

Free Form Fridays
Fridays at 4pm

  • October 5th - Bartow Beats
  • October 12th - Cubee Crafts
  • October 19th - Board Games
  • October 26th - Frankenstein Pops