• Spice Kit available all April
  • Book Spine Poetry Contest Month of April.
  • Marbled Clay Dish Craft Kit available Apr 26-30th.

April 2021 Programs

Special Programs

Seasoning Your Spring: Ranch Dip
The month of April- while supplies last

This Spring, Bartow County Library System, will be giving out a different free spice kit each month. The kits will include a recipe, a blend of spices needed for the recipe, and a bit of cultural and historical information on the recipes! Taste and learn something new this season with your library! Ranch dip spice take-home kits will be available throughout the month of April, while supplies last, at all locations.

April: Ranch Dip

Book Spine Poetry Contest
The month of April

April is National Poetry Month! To celebrate, we will be hosting a book spine poetry contest on our social media pages. In order to enter the contest, please post a photo of your best book spine poetry and tag us (or send the photo to our Facebook/Instagram DM’s). At the end of the month, the winner will win a Barnes and Nobel gift card! We look forward to seeing your amazing poems! Example below from wired.com:

DIY Leaf Cork Trivets: Take-Home Craft Kits
Monday, April 12th – Thursday, April 14th (while supplies last)

Join me in creating a cork leaf trivet for your kitchen. Take-home kits will be available April 12th – April 14th at all locations while supplies last. Email nisha@bartowlibrary.org for a zoom invitation to a live tutorial on April 15th at 11 a.m.

Mystery Craft Kits for Adults!
Monday, April 19th – Saturday, April 24th (while supplies last)

Come by any branch of the library during open hours this week to pick up a mystery craft kit: some are repeat favorites, some are new DIYs, and all are fun! While supplies last.

Marbled Clay Ring Dish: Video and Take-Home Craft
Monday, April 26th – Saturday, May 1st (while supplies last)

These marbled oven-baked clay bowls are perfect for holding jewelry or just for sitting around and looking cute. Video will post on the 26th with take home kits available at all branches through the week.

Regular Programs

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

Book Chat
3rd Mon. of every month 6:00 pm -7:30 pm. Zoom meeting.

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
Saturday, April 10th 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, April 23rd from 10 am – 3 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!

Bingo
This is cancelled in April

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