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.


Be a Big Buddy
Need Volunteer Hours? Read with a little buddy and help an elementary student develop a love for reading! Have fun and make a difference in a child's life!

To apply fill out the online application and return it to the Children's Desk.

Upcoming session is:
Thursday, February 25th from 4:30 - 5:30 PM

Pokemon Tournament
Do you have what it takes to be a Pokemon champion? Enter the tournament and see! Must have own DS and copy of Black/White, X/Y, or Alpha/Omega. Ages 8-18. Signups start January 4th.
Saturday, February 6th from 2 - 4:30 PM

String Art Valentines
Learn how to make faux string art valentines with our easy method!
Thursday, February 11th at 5:30PM

Whoops! We forgot the New Year Party! You Tube Karaoke
Join us for some party and sing-along fun as we re-visit 2015 and more!
Tuesday, February 16th at 6 PM


Teen Advisory Board (TAB) -  2nd Tuesday of every month from 6:00 - 7:00 p.m.
Want to volunteer at the library?   Join the Teen Advisory Board!    The TAB helps plan library programs and is involved with many great library activities throughout the year.    Volunteering at the library is also a great and fun way to get community service hours.  If you are between the ages of 11 and 18 and you would like to make a difference at the library, think about joining T.A.B.!  You can pick up an application at any of our branches or you can download at TAB.  >

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 Thursday, January 30th 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