DW – Book Discussion of Julie and Julia

Dalton-Whitfield Library’s The Happiness Project presents a book discussion of Julie Powell’s Julie and Julia: Ocober 21st at 6pm

Join the library and other members of the community in reading and discussing Julie Powell’s book, Julie and Julia.

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.

CM – Rhett Turner Book Signing

Murray County Courthouses: Cover of The Architecture of Living Monuments

Georgian Rhett Turner, son of Ted Turner who is the founder of the cable news network CNN, recently published his photography anthology of all 159 courthouses in our state. Georgia County Courthouses: The Architecture of Living Monuments dedicates its entirety to displaying the individual beauty and history that every Georgian courthouse represents. It is with great honor to the county that the Murray County Courthouse was chosen by Turner as the cover of the anthology.

As such, on October 18th, Rhett Turner will be present for a public book signing event. It will begin at 2 PM and continue until 4 PM, and the affair will be held at the Chatsworth Depot. Event sponsors, Friends of the Chatsworth-Murray County Library, will have a limited number of copies available for purchase at $30.00 per copy at the book signing. The anthology is available at Wal-Mart, online on Amazon.com, and in various other book shops, such as Books-a-Million.

Image of the cover of Georgia County Courthouses

DW – Children’s Movie as part of the Happiness Project

Dalton-Whitfield Library’s The Happiness Project presents a children’s movie: October 18th at 11:30am and October 25th at 11:30am

Join the library and other members of the community in watching a children’s movie as part of the Happiness Project. For movie titles, call the library at 706-876-1360.

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.

DW – Movie as part of the Happiness Project

Dalton-Whitfield Library’s The Happiness Project presents a movie: October 9th at 6pm

Join the library and other members of the community in watching a movie relating to the Happiness Project. Want to find out the title? Call the library at 706-876-1360.

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.

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

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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