• Toddler Time Tuesdays at 10am
  • PreK Storytime Tuesdays at 11 am
  • Rock 'n' Rhyme Baby Time Wednesdays at 11 am

September & October 2022 Programs

Programs

Cartersville Library

Storywalk: Can I Be Your Dog?
September 1st – October 29th

Drop by Dellinger Park between Sept. 1st until October 29th to go on a brand-new Storywalk! Our book, in honor of Adopt-A-Shelter Dog month, or Dogtober, is “Can I Be Your Dog?” by Troy Cummings.

Look for the Storywalk at the trail around the duck pond. After you complete the Storywalk, stop by the library for a FREE book of your choice! Thank you also to Cartersville Parks and Rec. for all the support and for co-sponsoring!

Snack Break
Friday, September 16th from 4 pm – 5 pm

Join us as we make S’mores Bites!  Ages 7 – 12.

Creation Station
Friday, September 23rd from 4 pm – 5 pm

We will be making Apple Pie Scented Crayons! Drop in and make delicious smelling art supplies for Fall!

Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.
All materials provided!

Lego Build Day
Saturday, September 24th from 2 pm – 3:30 pm

Drop in and build something fantastic with the Library’s LEGO collection and display it in the library for the month!

Book Buddies
Thursday, September 29th from 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Pair up with a Big Buddy to practice your reading skills and get a free book to take home after each session! Book Buddies is open to children ages 4 – 9. To sign up and to also be a Big Buddy, visit or call the Children’s Desk.

Emmie Nelson Library – Euharlee Paper Plate Ghost Craft
Tuesday, October 4th at 2 pm

Get in the Halloween spirit and make your own friendly ghost.

Spooky Character Creations Drawing Program
Saturday, October 8th from 2 pm – 3 pm

Do you like drawing comics? Come to this special FREE drawing program featuring Sam Owen, illustrator of the graphic novel “LUMBERJACKULA.”  

Draw with Sam and pick up some tips on combining your ideas into cool character designs!

 

LUMBERJACKULA by Mat Heagerty and Sam Owen is available everywhere on Simon and Schuster Kids!

Emmie Nelson Library – Euharlee Fire Truck Visit: Station 3
Tuesday, October 11th at 11:30 am

Fire Safety Week!

Join us while we learn about fire safety.  Meet real Firefighters and get an up close look at a fire truck.

Part of Family Storytime

Adairsville Library – Fire Truck Visit: Station 10
Saturday, October 15th at 11:30 am

Fire Safety Week!

Join us while we learn about fire safety.  Meet real Firefighters and get an up close look at a fire truck.

Randi Sonenshine Book Launch for The Lodge That Beaver Built
Saturday, October 15th from 1 pm – 3 pm

Join us for a special interactive story, craft and author visit featuring
Randi Sonenshine and her new book The Lodge That Beaver Built!

Books can be pre-ordered now from http://www.foxtalebookshoppe.com or Amazon and purchased locally at c.a.n.o.p.y./Write! Downtown after September 27, 2022.

Snack Break
Friday, September 21st from 4 pm – 5 pm

Ages 7 – 12

Adairsville Library – Halloween Costume Swap
Saturday, October 22nd from 10 am – 1 pm

Do you have Halloween costumes you no longer need? Are you looking for a Halloween costume for you or your child? Participate in the Halloween Costume Swap.

We will be collecting gentle used costumes and accessories starting 9/19. Please bring any donations to the front desk. Do not leave them outside. You do not need to donate to participate. One costume per person.

Lego Build Day
Saturday, October 22nd from 2 pm – 3:30 pm

Drop in and build something fantastic with the Library’s LEGO collection and display it in the library for the month!

Adairsville Library – Pumpkin Painting
Monday, October 24th – Friday, October 28th

Join the Adairsville Library all week long (as supplies last) for our annual pumpkin painting event. Come in and pick out the pumpkin of your choice, free of charge, and use our decorating supplies to paint your pumpkins! After they dry, you can leave them with the library to display or take them home to keep for your family! Sign-up will be available at the Adairsville circulation desk or over the phone at 770-769-9200. We are so excited to see what you create this year!
*A maximum of 2 pumpkins per family.

Book Buddies
Thursday, October 27th from 4:30 pm – 5:30 pm

Pair up with a Big Buddy to practice your reading skills and get a free book to take home after each session! Book Buddies is open to children ages 4 – 9. To sign up and to also be a Big Buddy, visit or call the Children’s Desk.

Creation Station
Friday, October 28th from 4 pm – 5 pm

Storytimes

Toddler Time
Tuesdays at 10 am

Interactive songs, stories and crafts for kids ages 18 months – 3 years of age.

Preschool Storytime
Tuesdays at 11 am

Join us for stories, songs and crafts for kids age 3 -5 years or age.   Due to room size, masks are required while in the program. Kids ages (3) and up need to wear a mask while in the library.  Thank you!

Rock ‘N Rhyme Baby Time
Wednesdays at 10 am

Join us for songs, fingerplays, and stories for parents and caregivers to share with babies!  Age: infants – 18 months.  The program will consist of 15-20 minutes of group time, followed by 15-20 minutes of play time.

Family Story Time at Emmie Nelson Library
Tuesdays, 11:15 am – 11:45 am

Join us for Family Story Time! We include stories, movement, rhymes, activities, and early literacy tips to caregivers.

This story time is appropriate for different age groups including toddlers, preschoolers, and kindergartens.

*Due to room size, masks are required while in the program. Kids ages (3) and up need to wear a mask while in the library.  Thank you!

Family Story Time at Adairsville Library
Thursdays, 11:15 am – 11:45 am

Join us for Family Story Time! We include stories, movement, rhymes, activities, and early literacy tips to caregivers.

This story time is appropriate for different age groups including toddlers, preschoolers, and kindergartens.

*Due to room size, masks are required while in the program. Kids ages (3) and up need to wear a mask while in the library.  Thank you!

Afternoon Adventures at Cartersville Library

Wednesdays at 3:30 pm – Ages 5 – 11
Story, craft and drama fun for kids ages 5 and up!