DW – Book Discussion: Pursuit of Happyness – The Happiness Project

Dalton-Whitfield Library’s The Happiness Project presents a book discussion of Chris Gardner’s Pursuit of Happyness: October 7th at 6pm

Join the library and other members of the community in discussing Chris Gardner’s book, Pursuit of Happyness.

While you’re here, make sure you pick up a fabric square for the Happiness Quilt. Draw or write what makes you happy on it and bring it back to the library so we can make a community-based quilt!

Find more information about the Happiness Project.

CG – Closed due to Renovations

Calhoun-Gordon Library will be closed October 6th – October 26th due to renovations

We’re still working on the library building and we appreciate how patient our patrons have been! We also apologize for any inconvenience this closing may cause.

Patrons are still able to use our Digital Media like eBooks, digital audiobooks, and digital magazines and Calhoun residents are welcome to use the Dalton and Chatsworth libraries! The computer labs at both branches will be available and any items checked out from Calhoun can be returned at either library. Likewise, items can be renewed and checked out from both libraries!

LTTC Registration – October 2014

Fields marked with a * are required.

Please click the box beside the classes you wish to attend:

No computer experience is required for this class.
Learn how to use a mouse, become familiar with the keyboard, and learn about other parts of the computer.

Basic computer skills are required.
Learn how to access the internet using different search engines and create your own e-mail account.

Basic computer skills are required.
Learn how to create professional documents such as resumes, letters, legal documents, brochures, and more.

Basic computer skills are required.
Learn a new way to browse the internet using Chrome. Also learn how to use Google Drive, which allows you to save documents online, so you can access them from any computer with internet access.

Basic computer skills and USB storage device required (there will be USB devices for sale).
Find out how your computer is organized. Learn how to open and save files, and use storage devices.

Basic computer skills are required
Learn how to organize, format, and calculate data with formulas using a spreadsheet system broken up by rows and columns.

Basic computer skills are required.
Learn how to navigate Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn and other social media sites.

Basic computer skills are required
Learn about the latest internet scams, what emails and pop-ups are safe to click on, and which security updates are important.

Basic computer skills are required
Learn how to create an interactive presentation by incorporating images, sounds, videos, text, and charts.

Basic computer skills are required.
Bring your own device and let us help you learn how to use all of the new features of Windows 8 to your advantage.

DW – LTTC Grand Opening

Dalton-Whitfield presents the Learning and Technology Training Center Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting on September 30 from 3:30pm to 6:30pm! The Ribbon Cutting will be at 5:30 pm.

Dalton-Whitfield Library is working with other community organizations to offer the Learning and Technology Training Center. The computer lab will be moving into the center, and there will be technology-based classes available, as well as spaces for tutors to work with students and a sitting area with electrical outlets and free wireless internet! Drop by during the grand opening to see the new space, enjoy refreshments, and learn what the LTTC has to offer you.

Get a first look at the LTTC which will have:

  • State of the art technology, including a 3-D printer
  • Convertible classrooms/Makerspaces
  • Comfortable seating area for laptop, tablet, and other wi-fi device use
  • Computer lab
  • Community Meeting Space
  • Private Tutoring Rooms
  • Free Computer and Job Training Classes
  • Collaborative Workspace

LTTC Grand Opening

DW – Teen Advisory Group Meeting

Dalton-Whitfield Library is reintroducing the Teen Advisory Group called TAG! The first meeting will be September 25, 2014 at 5:30pm

Teens between 6-12th grade are invited to join the TAG group. This is a volunteer opportunity that will allow you to help plan teen programs, give feedback on the library’s teen collection, and promote how great the library can be!

Snacks will be provided.

TAG poster

DW – Computer Lab Closed

Dalton-Whitfield Library’s Computer Lab will be closed: Wednesday, September 24th at 5:00pm until Thursday, September 25th at 12:00pm

The staff at Dalton-Whitfield Library will use the closed time to move the Computer Lab to the Learning and Technology Training Center. When the Lab reopens, it will be on the 1st floor of the library. To reach the 1st floor, simply take the elevator down and then turn left.

The last log-in on the computers will be at 4:00pm and time will not be extended past 5:00pm.

We appreciate your patience and apologize for any inconvenience! Make sure you drop by the Grand Opening on September 30th from 3:30pm – 6:30pm. Learn more about the Grand Opening.