DW – Witness to the Holocaust

Dalton-Whitfield Library will be hosting “Witness to the Holocaust”: Thursday, February 13th – Thursday, February 27th

This event is free and open to the public.

Come see the display at the library and learn about William Alexander “W.A” Scott III and his time as a photographer in a segregated battalion during World War II. W.A. was a Georgia resident and a civil rights activist. The exhibit is sponsored by The Georgia Commission on the Holocaust with the Georgia Public Library Service and also looks at the similarities between racial laws in the United States and in Germany.

The panels that will be on display are a part of a larger, permanent exhibit called Anne Frank in the World: 1929-1945 in Sandy Springs, Georgia.

Witness to the Holocaust Flyer

For more information, visit Witness to the Holocaust 2014 Library Tour.

CG – AARP Tax-Aide

AARP Tax-Aide…free tax service.  Due to the library renovation, taxes will be done at the Gordon County Senior Citizen’s Center (150 Cambridge Court) on Fridays 1:00 p.m.-4:00 p.m. beginning February 7th through April 11, 2014. Bring a copy of last year’s tax return and all papers related to income for 2013.  Photo ID for taxpayers and SS# cards for all on the return are required.  For more info, call Gordon Leiter, at 706-234-0931.

DW – New Kids Books

The Quest for Paradise by Geronimo Stilton

The Amazing Voyage by Geronimo Stilton

The Dragon Prophecy by Geronimo Stilton

The Sasquatch Escape by Suzanne Selfors

Titanic : voices from the disaster by Deborah Hopkinson


We have new titles in Geronimo Stilton’s The Kingdom of Fantasy series. The Quest for Paradise is a return visit to the kingdom of fantasy. Learn more of this magical place using codes, puzzles, maps and many other clues. It is an adventure you may want to read over and over in case you missed something. In The Amazing Voyage, Geronimo finds that the Queen of Fairies, Blossom, has been captured when he re-enters the Kingdom of Fantasy. He gets help from Strongheart the last of the Giants, Thunderhorn, the King of the elves, and Sterling, the Princess of the Silver Dragons, but he alone must rescue the Queen from the Volcano of Nightmares. This adventure is full of places, characters, and twists and turns. The illustrations add to the fun and fantasy. If you are a Geronimo fan you will enjoy this one for sure. The Dragon Prophecy is a return to the kingdom to help Blossom and the Great Council of the Twelve Dragons. There is a search for a lost Dragon Egg and a final battle with a witch, a princess, an elf king, a frog, trolls, dragons, and of course Geronimo as Rodent Knight.

The first in a new series called The Imaginary Veterinary by Suzanne Selfours is The Sasquatch Escape. This series will give us wild adventures from a secret hospital for imaginary creatures. This should be fun reading.

Titanic: Voices from the Disaster by Deborah Hopkinson brings together actual accounts from the survivors. Along with charts, diagrams, pictures and maps this book gives the reader a thorough and insightful look at this tragedy.