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.


Pokemon Clans
Saturday, December 3rd - 2:00pm-3:30pm

Drop in and play, battle, and trade your fellow Pokemon fans using Pokemon cards, or Pokemon Sun, Moon, X/Y or Alpha/Sapphire/Omega Ruby. Must bring own Pokemon cards and/or DS to participate. We will be dropping Pokemon Lures during the program. See what you can find in the library! Ages 8-18 to play, but all ages can play GO! around the library!

Teen Chefs
Monday, December 6th - 6:00pm-7:00pm

This month we will be making homemade marshmallow cream gingerbread houses out of graham crackers!

TAB- Holiday Party
Tuesday, December 13th - 6:00pm-7:00pm

Plan programs and help the library be the best place for teens! Have fun and get community service hours!

Star Wars Jeopardy
Thursday, December 15th - 6:00pm-7:00pm

Are you a Star Wars expert? Show your skills at our Jeopardy-style challenge in honor of the release of the new movie, Rogue One! There will be door prizes and more!



The below program will resume in January 2017.

Book Buddies:
The Bartow County Public Library is looking for reading buddies to read to Preschool aged children for the libraries Book Buddies program. The program starts at 4:30 p.m. and meets the last Thursday of the month. Volunteer hours will be awarded for participation. Have fun and help promote literacy at the library!

Book Buddies Big Buddy Application