NGRL – Summer Reading Programs 2016

Summer Reading Programs 2016 (SRP2016) Overview / El veraniego Programa de Lectura 2016

  • On Your Mark, Get Set…READ! / ¡En Sus Marcas, Listos…LEAN!
    • Designed for kids from birth to 5th grade
    • Registration and check-in is available at all NGRL libraries as well as collaborative schools
    • Diseñado para niños de nacimiento – grado 5
    • Inscripción y “check-in” está disponible en todos las Noroeste bibliotecas regional de Georgia y las escuelas de colaboración
  • Exercise your mind. READ! / Ejercita la mente.¡LEE!
    • Designed for teens from rising 6th grade to 12th grade
    • Registration and check in is available at Calhoun-Gordon County Library and Dalton-Whitfield County Library
    • Diseñado para adolescentes de grados 6 – 12
    • Inscripción y “check-in” está disponible en la biblioteca de Calhoun-Gordon y la biblioteca de Dalton-Whitfield
  • Get in the Game READ / Entra en el Juego LEE
    • Designed for adults over the age of 18
    • Registration and check in is available only at Calhoun-Gordon County Library
    • Diseñado para adultos sobre la edad de 18
    • Inscripción y “check-in” está disponible solamente en la biblioteca de Calhoun-Gordon

Online Registration / Inscripción en Línea

This year’s summer program has ended. Raffle tickets will be drawn on or after July 5th, 2016. Keep an eye on our calendar, Facebook, and other social media for upcoming events this summer for all ages. Thank you so much for participating!


Library Calendars / Calendarios de las bibliotecas

Calhoun-Gordon County Library June Calendar
Chatsworth-Murray County Library June Calendar
Dalton-Whitfield County Library June Calendar
Collaborative School June Event List
Junio programas por la colaboración de verano

Summer Reading Giveaways through Georgia Public Library Services

GPLS_Scanner-20160524155613Read at least 5 books between now and August 27th to receive a free youth ticket to see the Atlanta Hawks! Open to kids in K-12th grade. Registration is required at checkitoutreading.com.


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Registration begins online on Sunday, May 29, 2016! This program is designed for children up to 6th grade.

Inscripción comenzara el domingo, 29 de mayo por este sitio web. El programa es para niños hasta de 6 grado.

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Summer Collaborative

Dalton-Whitfield County Library will be participating in the Summer Collaborative again, bringing summer reading programs to elementary schools throughout Whitfield county. For information on the programs, hours, and locations of the schools and libraries participating in Summer Reading Program 2016, click on the name of the school or library below.

La biblioteca Dalton- Whitfield County estará participando en la colaboración de verano otra vez, trayendo el veraniego programa de lectura a las escuelas primarias por todo el condado de Whitfield. Para obtener más información sobre los programas, horarios, y ubicaciones de las escuelas y bibliotecas que participan en el 2016 veraniego programa de lectura, haga clic el nombre de la escuela o la biblioteca abajo.

Some of our programs this year include:

Jump Rope Masters Jump Rope Masters / Maestros de Saltar la cuerda

Peter Nestler is a 7-Time World Champion rope jumper that currently holds 11 Guinness World Records. His performance includes rope jumping, unicycling, and audience participation. See more at www.jumprm.com.

Peter Nestler es un muncial campeón siete veces saltando la cuerda. Corrientemente el sostiene 11 Guinness World Records. Su actuación incluye saltar la cuerda, monociclo, y participación de la audiencia. Para más información visité el sitio www.jumprm.com.



Gutsy Fox Gutsy Fox

Come join Gutsy for his high-flying, slam-dunking reading show. You too will be Crazy Like a Fox for Reading! See more at GutsyFox.com.

Venga a conocer Gutsy en su alto vuelo show de lectura. A usted también le encantaría a leer como un fox. Para más información visité el sitio GutsyFox.com.



Josie Bailey Storyteller Josie Bailey / Cuentista Josie Bailey

Josie Bailey has been delighting audiences at schools, festivals, and libraries all over Georgia with her stories for over 2 decades. See more at www.josiebailey.com.

Josie Bailey ha estado deleitando a las audiencias en las escuelas, festivales, y bibliotecas por todo Georgia con sus historias por más de 2 décadas. Para más información visité el sitio www.josiebailey.com.



Barry Stewart Mann Storyteller Barry Stewart Mann / Cuentista Barry Stewart Mann

Lazy Louie loves lying around staring at screens, until he learns the joys of being active through some very “moving” stories and poems. With puppets, props and lots of participation, Barry Stewart Mann will have everyone stretching, swimming, jumping, riding, running…and scoring big!! See more at www.barrystewartmann.com.

Lazy Louie le gusta mira las pantallas, hasta que descubre las alegrías de ser active a través de algunas historias y poemas que son muy movidas. Con títeres, objetos y mucha participación, Barry Stewart Mann tendrá a cada uno estirandosé, nadando, bricando, corriendo, saltando…y ganando grande!! Para más información visité el sitio www.barrystewartmann.com


Event photos will be posted on Facebook! Check out what you missed or see if you were captured: Dalton-Whitfield County Library & Collaborative School photos, Calhoun-Gordon County Library photos, and Chatsworth-Murray County Library photos.


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Registration begins online on Sunday, May 29, 2016! This program is designed for teens in 6th – 12th grade.

Inscripción comenzara el domingo, 29 de mayo por este sitio web. El programa es para adolescentes de 6th – 12th grado.

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Dalton-Whitfield County Library Teen Summer Reading Programs:

Please note, teen programs are offered only at the library stated. Por favor tenga en cuenta, programas para adolescentes se ofrecen sólo en la biblioteca indicado.

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Volunteer as tribute and participate in Dalton-Whitfield Library’s Hungry Games. Participants will compete in an exciting food competition and special challenges.

Sea voluntario como un tributo y participe en juegos de hambre en la biblioteca de Dalton-Whitfield County. Los participantes competirán en una emocionante competencia de comida y retos especiales.


teen_CaitlinChill Out! Yoga and Smoothies with Caitlin Freeman / ¡Relajate! Yoga y batidos con Caitlin Freeman

Join us for afternoon yoga and try out smoothie samples with fitness expert Caitlin Freeman.

Acompañanos para yoga por la tarde y muestras de batidos con experta en fitness, Caitlin Freeman.


teen_controller-2Fandom Fitness / Fitness para los Fanaticos

Create healthy recipes and participate in active events inspired by your favorite movies, books, games, and TV shows!

¡Aprende a hacer recetas saludables y participa en eventos de actividad  inspiradas en tus películas favoritas, libros, juegos y programas de televisión!


teen_ballerinaFitness Festival / Festival de Fitness

Come hang out with incredible fitness professionals, participate in a belly dancing workshop, learn about fitness at Dalton State College, and try new ways of working out!

¡Ven a pasar el rato con increíbles profesionales del fitness! ¡Participa en una clase de danza del vientre, aprende lo que fitness es en el colegio Dalton State y descubre nuevas maneras de hacer ejercicio!


teen_heartiExercise / Ejercicio

Come play a video game to get you moving, as well as life-size versions of your favorite retro and modern video games!

¡Ven a jugar un videojuego que te va a tener moviendo! Participa en unos  videojuegos en versiones retro y modernos.


Calhoun-Gordon County Library Teen Summer Reading Programs:

Please note, teen programs are offered only at the library stated. Por favor, tenga en cuenta , programas para adolescentes se ofrecen sólo en la biblioteca indicado.

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Come see how Essential Oils can help support so many body functions & learn many ways that you can save money using Essential Oils. Free samples will be given out. Pre-registration is required!



ChattooineChattooine Cosplay

Would you like to find out 1. How to pick a character 2. How to get involved in cosplay 3. How to put on character makeup. Come learn how to become part of Cosplay, and hang out with a few characters!



ZumbaZumba with Tennille Aker from Fitness First

Who doesn’t want to have fun getting fit? Zumba, the Latin-dance-inspired fitness workout, aims to help you do just that. Zumba uses music and choreographed steps to form a fitness party atmosphere. Come meet  Tennille Aker and join the fun!


WritingWriting Classes: From Young Writer to Young Author

Local author and founder of the Calhoun Area Writers, Karli Land, will be offering a workshop that will transform your writing and get it ready for publishing. Come learn the ins and outs of the industry and what it takes to get your book on the shelves.


SpaCreating Homemade Spa Products

Join crafting fanatic, Karli Land, as she teaches the basics of making your very own spa products. With basic ingredients and simple instructions, each participant will be creating their very own spa products to take home.


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Chef Carlin, who is a personal chef, will teach us to prepare delicious and healthy meals. The class is hands-on and everyone will get to help prepare the menu & then eat. Pre-registration is required – Program limit is 25.


DrummerDrumming for Success with Dr. Arvin Scott

Come meet Dr. Arvin Scott, Professor of Music, from the University of Georgia, Athens. He will present hands-on, interactive, group drumming. This will be a fun, exciting, motivational and educational program.


Chatsworth-Murray County Library Teen Summer Reading Programs:

Please note, teen programs are offered only at the library stated. Por favor tenga en cuenta, programas para adolescentes se ofrecen sólo en la biblioteca indicado.

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Would you like to enjoy a nice afternoon in the library watching a movie and eating popcorn? You’re just in luck. We’ll be showing a movie and providing popcorn and drinks!


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We will be offering a chance for you to enjoy some sports indoors. If you like tennis, golf, bowling and more, you can enjoy a nice afternoon of playing these in the library.


smoothiesFitness & Food

Have you ever wanted to know how to make a smoothie that is healthy and delicious? We will be showing you how to make nutritional and yummy smoothies to help replenish you after your workout, or at any time of day.


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Local Yoga instructor, Kelsey Dotson will be showing us some moves and talking about how Yoga can influence your life for the better.



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Paper registration is available only at the Calhoun-Gordon County Library. At this time, no other NGRL Libraries are offering Adult Summer Reading Programs. All check-ins must be done at the Calhoun-Gordon County Library.

El registro en papel sólo está disponible en la Biblioteca de Calhoun-Gordon County. En este momento, no hay otras bibliotecas NGRL están ofreciendo programas de lectura de verano para adultos . Todos los registros de entrada debe hacerse en la Biblioteca de Calhoun-Gordon County.

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Essential OilsEssential Oils

Come see how Essential Oils can help support so many body functions & learn many ways that you can save money using Essential Oils. Free samples will be given out. Pre-registration is required!



YogaYoga with Angela Deaton from Fitness First

Come join Angela Deaton and learn how to meditate and relieve stress. Be sure to bring your own mat or large towel.



John ShiversWriting Workshop with John Shivers

Local author, John Shivers, author of 9 novels, will offer a class on discovering what to write & learning how to write.


SpaCreating Homemade Spa Products

Join crafting fanatic, Karli Land, as she teaches the basics of making your very own spa products. With basic ingredients and simple instructions, each participant will be creating their very own spa products to take home.


Chef CarlinChef Carlin

Chef Carlin, who is a personal chef, will teach us to prepare delicious and healthy meals. The class is hands-on and everyone will get to help prepare the menu & then eat. Pre-registration is required – Program limit is 25.



DW – LTTC Social Media Computer Class: Facebook 102

Dalton-Whitfield County Library’s LTTC presents a Social Media Computer Class: Facebook 102 on Thursday, May 19, 2016 from 11:00am – 12:30pm

Learn how to add friends, and then how to share, post, and message them. Basic computer skills and an email address are required for this class.

Registration is required for all LTTC classes. You can register in several different ways. Click the image below to fill out an online form, call the library at 706-876-2504, or drop by to pick up a paper form.
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CG – Excel 102 Computer Class (Pre-Registration Required)

Calhoun-Gordon County Library presents a computer class: Excel 102 on Wednesday, May 18, 2016 from 10:30am – 11:45am

Excel is a Microsoft Office Product that is designed to help users with managing large amounts of data, especially numbers. It uses spreadsheets to help create budgets, track statistics and more. In the second class, we’ll learn about the basic functions, and how to use the spreadsheets to do simple math.

Pre-registration is required for all classes.

CG – How to Land a Job with a Great Application

Calhoun-Gordon County Library presents a teen and adult class: How to Land a Job with a Great Application on Tuesday, May 17, 2016 from 4:00pm and 5:30pm and Saturday, May 21, 2016 from 10:00am – 11:30am

Join Mohawk Industries Recruiter Karli Land, who will be sharing the ins and outs of the basic job application and what hiring managers are looking for. This awesome free class is sponsored by Mohawk Industries.

Registration is not required.

SRP2016 – Fitness Festival @ Mack-Gaston Community Center – DW Teens

Dalton-Whitfield County presents a Teen SRP2016 Event: Fitness Festival @ the Mack-Gaston Community Center coming Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at 2:00pm

Fitness Festival al Mack-Gaston Community Center en el martes, 21 de junio a las 2:00

This event will be at the Mack-Gaston Community Center on 218 N. Fredrick Street, Dalton, GA 30721.

Come hang out with incredible fitness professionals, learn about fitness at Dalton State College, participate in a belly dancing workshop, and try new ways of working out!

Este programa será al Mack-Gaston Community Center en 218 N. Fredrick Street, Dalton, GA 30721.

¡Ven a pasar el rato con increíbles profesionales del fitness! ¡Participa en una clase de danza del vientre, aprende lo que fitness es en el colegio Dalton State y descubre nuevas maneras de hacer ejercicio!

Text @yalib to 81010 to get reminders and updates!

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CG – Excel 101 Computer Class (Pre-registration Required)

Calhoun-Gordon County Library presents a computer class: Excel 101 on Monday, May 16, 2016 from 10:30am – 11:45am

Excel is a Microsoft Office Product that is designed to help users with managing large amounts of data, especially numbers. It uses spreadsheets to help create budgets, track statistics and more. Come learn about the parts of a spreadsheet in this first class.

Pre-registration is required for all classes.

CM – Book Sale @ Wright Hotel Garage

Chatsworth-Murray County Library’s Friends of the Library will be hosting a Book Sale at the Wright Hotel Garage on Saturday, May 14, 2016 from 12:00pm – 5:00pm

Support the library and take home some books at the Wright Hotel on 201 Market Street, Chatsworth, GA 30705. The sale will be located in the Hotel’s Garage. The Wright Hotel was built in 1909 by the Wright family and is now owned by the Whitfield-Murray Historical Society.

For information about the book sale, contact the library at 706-695-4200. For more information about the Wright Hotel, check out Whitfield-Murray Historical Society’s Wright Hotel page.

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DW – Library Closed Due to Road Closures

Dalton-Whitfield County Library will be closed on Saturday, May 14, 2016 all day

Due to the Bill Gregory Race, which has routes along Cappes Street and Waugh Street, the library will be closed. During this time, it is very difficult to get to the library.

We will reopen on Monday, May 16th at 10:00am. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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DW – LTTC Intermediate Computer Skills Class: Email Usage

Dalton-Whitfield County Library’s LTTC presents a Intermediate Computer Skills Class: Email Setup on Thursday, May 12th, 2016 from 11:00am – 12:30pm

Learn how to send and received emails using Gmail’s free service. Basic computer skills are required.

Registration is required for all LTTC classes. You can register in several different ways. Click the image below to fill out an online form, call the library at 706-876-2504, or drop by to pick up a paper form.
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