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Northwest Georgia Talking Book Library
The Northwest Georgia Talking Book Library provides free library service to the disabled in 21 counties of Northwest Georgia.
Patrons can borrow fiction and non-fiction books. Also, equipment available for in-house use includes closed caption television (CCTV -color), assistive listening device, magnifiers, task lighting, braille typewriter, Kurzweil, Zoomtext Software, Open Book Ruby Edition, and TTY.
Learn more by visiting the NWGATBL website.
Dalton-Whitfield Teen Movie Night: Fridays @ 4:45pm.
The Dalton Teen Advisory Group hosts a movie night every other Friday @ 4:45pm. Join us for a free movie with popcorn. Open to 6th grade and up. Movies will be PG-13 and lower. To find more information about the teen movies, call 706-876-1390 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org. Due to licensing requirements, movie titles cannot be posted on the website.
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Calhoun-Gordon Library will be closed for renovations: Monday, February 24th until Tuesday, March, 4rd.
Calhoun Library will resume normal hours on Tuesday, March 4th. Keep an eye on the Renovations page to follow along with our progress as we improve the library.
We apologize for any inconvenience. Feel free to visit Dalton and Chatsworth libraries to satisfy your library needs.
All NGRL Libraries will be closed for Christmas: December 24th – December 26th
We hope you enjoy the holiday! No books will be due during this time. Our online collections will still be available when we’re closed, so check out our OneClickdigital Audiobooks and Zinio Digital magazines. Our book drops will be available for returns as well.
Dalton-Whitfield Family Movie Day: Saturdays @ 11:00am.
The Dalton Library hosts a movie day every 3rd and 4th Saturday @ 11:30am. Join us for a free movie with popcorn. Open to everyone. Movies will be PG and lower. To find more information about Family Movie Days, call 706-876-7390 or e-mail email@example.com. Due to licensing requirements, movie titles cannot be posted on the website.
New Picture Books
! Exclamation Mark by Amy Rosenthal
An exclamation mark is trying to fit in with the other punctuation marks and finally realizes he is unique. This is a story about finding out that being different is a good thing.
Elsie’s Bird by Jane Yolen
One of the Georgia Picture book award nominees, this story is of a young girl heading out with her father to start homesteading. In Nebraska there are none of the city noises she was used to hearing. Her canary is the only noise she hears until he escapes and she has to venture on to the prairie to find him. Elsie finally hears the voices of the plains and settles into her new prairie home.
Little Blue Truck by Alice Schertle
The little blue truck and friendly farm animals teach an important lesson to the busy dump truck. Lots of noises will make this a fun read aloud.
Zero the Hero by Joan Holub
The counting numbers don’t realize how important Zero is until they encounter the Roman Numerals. Read how he rescues his friends and they discover he is their Hero.
Again by Emily Gravett
This tale should be very familiar. It is about a little dragon who wants the same book to be read at bedtime again, and again, and again. In fact she is so persistent that something unexpected happens. You will love seeing what this little dragon does as everyone else in the story falls asleep.
Meet the Cars from Disney Pixar
This is a fun way to see all the cars and other vehicles from the movies. All the fun facts are included about each one. Car lovers will really like this one.
The Lego Adventure Book gives a brick by brick breakdown for building cars, castles, dinosaurs, and more.
Ol’ Mama Squirrel by David Stein
This Mama Squirrel scolds everything from a kite to a grizzly bear. With her “Chook, Chook, Chook!!”, she doesn’t let anything near her babies.
New Kids Books
A Tale Dark and Grimm by Adam Gidwitz
A prequel to Hansel and Gretel, this tale takes the children from one gruesome situation to another. You thought being almost eaten by a witch was awful, wait till you read what could have happened instead.
World of the Weird by Tracey Turner
Weird, bizarre, extreme, mysterious, amazing, magical and eccentric are just a few of the words that describe all the facts and folklore in this book. This book will satisfy and peak your curiosity.
Breadcrumbs by Anna Ursu
Hazel encounters many perilous and poignant adventures in her search for her best friend, Jack. This is a touching story of friendship and growth. Friendships change but can grow at the same time.
The Name of this book is a Secret by Pseudonymous Bosch
The secret unfolds as you meet the heroes, follow their trails, solve riddles and mysteries, and face the villains. But I can’t tell you anymore; it’s a secret.
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.
For more information, visit Witness to the Holocaust 2014 Library Tour.
Dalton-Whitfield Library will be closed due to bad weather: February 11th, 12th, and 13th, 2014
We plan to reopen on Friday the 14th for our regular hours.
We want our patrons and our staff to be safe! We’re sorry for any inconvenience. Books may be renewed online if you know your card number and PIN.
Stay safe and stay warm!