• Halloween Yard Decoration Contest the month of October
  • Spooktober Bingo at the Adairsville Library through October
  • Pumpkin Painting at Adairsville Library Oct 26 - 30th
  • Creepy Candlesticks Craft Oct 29th

October 2020 Programs

Special Programs

Halloween/Fall Yard Decoration Contest
Month of October

Decorating your yard to frighten the neighbors’ kids for Halloween? Or is a nice and cozy fall yard display more for you? We want to see them all! Bartow County Library System is holding a yard decorating contest! Send your pictures and/or videos to us! Winners will receive a prize!

Submit photos and videos, along with your phone number and contact information to: reference@bartowlibrary.org

We will be accepting submissions starting October 1st and ending October 31st. Submissions will be posted on our Facebook page. Rules apply. See below:

Entries may not contain content that:
is sexually explicit or suggestive; unnecessarily violent or derogatory of any ethnic, racial, gender, religious, professional or age group; profane or pornographic; contains nudity;
promotes alcohol, illegal drugs, tobacco, firearms/weapons (or the use of any of the foregoing); promotes any activities that may appear unsafe or dangerous;
promotes any particular political agenda or message;
is obscene or offensive; endorses any form of hate or hate group;defames, misrepresents or contains disparaging remarks about other people or companies.

Spooktober Bingo at Adairsville Library
Month of October

This October, pick up a bingo board from the Adairsville Public Library to participate in our Spooktober Bingo game! There will be different drawings throughout the month with prizes for those who get bingo plus entry into a grand prize drawing on Halloween! Stop by or check our library social media for more information!

Pumpkin Painting at Adairsville Library
Monday, October 26th – Friday, October 30th at 4:30 pm.

Join the Adairsville Library for Pumpkin Painting Monday (10/26) thru Friday (10/30) before Halloween! We will have pumpkins available (first come first serve) or you can bring your own personal pumpkins! Paint and supplies will be provided as well. Registration is required, so stop by the Adairsville Library to sign up for a time slot or give us a call at 770-769-9200! 
*Only two families/groups a day to keep up with social distancing guidelines. Masks will be required in order to attend.

Creepy Crystal Ball Candlesticks Take-Home Kit
Tuesday, October 27th – Friday, October 30th while supplies last.

Fall in Love with Crafting: Creepy Crystal Ball Candlesticks
Tune in to our Facebook page beginning Friday, 10/30 at 3pm to view an instructive video on the craft!

All of our take-home kits are free. This one will include the materials needed to make a Creepy Crystal Ball Candlestick craft that we will demonstrate in a video posted to our Facebook page on Friday, Oct. 30 at 3pm. In the kit you will find any special materials needed for the craft. Tools needed to make the craft, like scissors and hot glue guns and glue sticks, are not included in the kits and will need to be available on your end. There will be a list of materials and tools attached to the kit, if you decide to pick one up!

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
Saturdays, October 3rd 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!

Knit and Crochet Group
Thursday, October 8th 6 pm- 7:30 pm.

We will have a socially-distanced, in-person Knit & Crochet meet-up this month.
The room will be arranged with at least 6 ft between each chair. Masks are currently required for entry into the library, and all attendees will be required to wear a mask for the meet-up. Attendance will be limited to the number of chairs that we can fit while maintaining the 6ft space: 10 people.

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!

Sit ‘N’ Stitch
Friday, October 9th 10 am- 12 pm and Friday, October 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!

Monday, October 12th 2 pm- 3 pm and Thursday, October 22nd from 2 pm – 3 pm.

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

DIY@Home with Bartow County Library System