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, September 1st - 9:30am-12:30pm
(SAT)Saturday, September 29th - 9:30am-12:30pm

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, September 1st - 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.

Teen Chefs
Thursday, September 20th - 6:00pm

This month, we will be mixing fresh pasta dough and using it to make a classic pasta Aglio e Olio (garlic and oil)! Ages 8-12

Tuesday, September 25th - 4:00pm

Play against your fellow chess fans! Ages 8 and up. All skill levels welcome!

Book Buddies
Thursday, August 30th - 4:30pm-5:30pm
Thursday, September 27th - 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 - Avengers: Infinity War
Thursday, September 27th - 5:30pm

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