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The Summer Reading Program

Adults can pick up prizes through August 31st!

August 2022 Programs

Special Programs

Korean BBQ Spice Kit
Available the month of August

Stop by any of our branches throughout the month of August and pick up a Korean BBQ Spice Kit! Each kit will include a pack of spices and a recipe, as well as information about the history of Korean cooking.

Let’s Talk About It: Women’s Suffrage Book Club
Tuesday, August 9th from 6 pm – 7:30 pm

We are excited to announce that our library was selected to participate in the American Library Association’s Let’s Talk About It: Women’s Suffrage project. We will discuss the history of women’s suffrage in the U.S. and spark insightful conversations with books and programs with local scholar, Dr. Letizia Guglielmo of Kennesaw State University.

Our book for this week is:

The Once And Future Witches by Alix E. Harrow

Click the link in the title to learn more about the book! Multiple copies of each title will be available for checkout at the reference desk. You may attend all or single sessions of our Women’s Suffrage Book Club, but we encourage you to join us for the whole series, since we will build on our discussions. Those who attend all sessions will receive a gift at the end of the series.

AARP Drivers Course
Saturday, August 27th from 9:30 am – 3:30 pm

Save money on your auto insurance by taking AARP’s Driver Safety course. For ages 16 and up. $25 for non-AARP members, $20 for AARP members. Contact Darlene at 678.313.8298 or visit AARP.org to register.

EUH –  Arts & Crafts Hour: Magazine Beads
Monday, August 22nd at 10:30 am

Upcycle old magazine pages into beautiful paper beads! Join us to learn how to make paper beads and turn them into a beautiful bracelet.

DIY: Soothing Scalp Mask
Wednesday, August 31st from 3 pm – 4 pm

Whip up a natural soothing scalp mask using aloe gel, essential oil, and vegetable glycerin, a special blend meant to help reduce dandruff, dryness, and irritation. Registration is not required.

Regular Programs

Brown Bag Mystery Chat
2nd Mon. of every month 12:30 pm -1:30 pm.

Book Chat
Monday, August 15th from 6 pm – 7:30 pm

Mindful Meditation Discussion and Practice
Saturdays from  10:30 am- 12 pm.

We invite you to join us as we come together to explore mindful meditation. Classes are led by experienced mindfulness meditation leaders who volunteer their time, and each bring their own style of sharing and unique perspective to the group. Open to all. No cost. No experience necessary.

Monthly Hand Spinners Meet-up
First Saturday of each month  from  1 pm- 4:45 pm.

If you have a passion for hand spinning and weaving, stop by our monthly Hand Spinners Meet-up. Spend time with others who share the same passion for this ancient textile art!

Sit ‘N’ Stitch
Friday, August 12th from 9 am – 12 pm and Friday, August 26th from 9 am – 12 pm

Needlecrafters of all kinds are encouraged to stop in for this group co-hosted with the Etowah Valley Quilt Guild. Bring your quilting, applique, embroidery, needlepoint, cross stitch, or beading projects to work on and for “show and tell.”  2nd and 4th Friday of each month.

Bring your projects with you for “show and tell.” We look forward to seeing you!

Mexican Train Dominoes
Thursday, August 4th & Thursday, August 11th at 2 pm, Tuesday, August 16th at 10 am

Have fun playing Mexican Train Dominoes at the library. If you don’t know how to play, we’ll teach you! Adults only.

Bingo
Monday, August 8th & Thursday, August 25th at 2 pm

Have a great time playing Bingo at the library. Free! Fun! Prizes! Game play is for adults only.

Dungeons & Dragons for Adults

Join our weekly D&D group at the Cartersville Library! Beginners and experienced players are welcome. Adults only, please. Most games/campaigns are open to new players. Feel free to drop in to watch or join in! For questions and inquiries about specific games, please contact Finley at cartersvilledndclub@gmail.com

  • Tuesdays from 6-8pm: One-shots, board games, and other TTRPGs
  • Saturdays from 10am-1pm & 1pm-4pm: Ongoing bi-weekly campaign rotation

Knit & Crochet
Thursday, August 11th from 6 pm – 7:30 pm

Knitters, crocheters, and crafters of all kinds are encouraged to join us each month for socialization, encouragement, or possibly help with your current project.

Bring your projects with you for “show and tell.” We look forward to seeing you!