Virtual Programs

Join us on social media or request an invitation from info@bartowlibrary.org for events on Zoom. If you miss the Facebook events some of the  videos can be found on our Adult, Children, or Teen program pages.

Adult Programs

Mythical Escape Room
Tuesday, June 30th

Bored in quarantine? Need to escape? Try out our mythical escape room available through Google Docs. and our social media platforms! Warning… you may encounter dragons, sirens, Greek Gods and other mythical creatures!

DIY@Home with Bartow County Library System

Adult services librarian Meghan will be rolling out a series of simple DIY craft tutorials that are perfect for the whole family during the library’s closure. All materials used for the crafts are things that most people have around the house or in the backyard!

Daily Binge-Worthy Book Recommendations

During our closure, we’ve decided to interact and help stave off your boredom by recommending our favorite books! Each day, we will post the title of the book or series and a brief description, recommended especially for you by our library staff. Occasionally we will throw in a fitness video, graphic novel, magazine, movie, or television show as well. All recommended media is available through our e-library via OverDrive, Libby, Hoopla, or Flipster!

Book Mixer – Tuesdays at 2 pm

The Bartow County Library invites you to a virtual book discussion. No assigned reading! Share books you enjoyed & find new books to read. E-mail info@bartowlibrary.org to receive an invitation to the weekly session.

Admissions 101

Post promoting a presentation which include tips and tricks from admissions professionals on how to navigate your college search- from the application process to financial aid and everything in between.

Trivia

One of our employees, Don, asked trivia questions over Facebook via a live video.

How are Banks Rated and What is the Texas Ratio?

Brandy Seats discusses how banks are rated and the meaning of a Texas ratio.

How to Setup a Virtual Classroom During COVID-19

Post includes videos providing tips for teachers trying to work from home.

Free Coloring Books

Post with link to coloring pages from other museums and libraries.

Escape Room

Link to a Google form escape room.

Advice for small business owners.

Small Business Owner Protection

Brandy Seats offers advice for small business owners.

Purdue Online Writing Lab offers help with writing guidelines.

Purdue Online Writing Lab

Post explaining what the Purdue Online Writing Lab offers.

Prepare for tests like the SAT and ACT with Learning Express

Learning Express Library

Post promoting resources found in the learning express library.

Looking for a new read.

Looking for a New Read?

Reader recommendation post suggesting similar authors.

Play quarantine board games

Quarantine Board Games

Post encouraging patrons to share about the board games they have played.

College planning secrets.

College Planning Secrets

Brandy Seats talks about the best ways to save for college.

Children’s Programs

Afternoon Adventures -Wednesdays at 3:30 pm

Live stories and crafts for school age kids!

Storytime with Ms. Kelly – Tuesdays at 10 am

Tune into Facebook for a toddler and Pre-K story break with crafts and songs!

Teen Programs

Read Ya, Tweet Ya – Ongoing

A new, YA Twitter Book Club.  Follow @BartowTeens to vote on upcoming titles and to participate.   Book club periods last two weeks at a time and book discussions can be joined at any time.

Teen Crafts Online – Fridays

Check out our Friday Facebook craft post for something fun to make at home.