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CG – CLOSED for Christmas 2016 / CERRADO por la Navidad 2016

Dalton-Whitfield Library will be closed for the Christmas Holidays from Thursday, December 22nd until Monday, December 26th

In order for our staff to enjoy the holidays with their family, Dalton-Whitfield County Library will be closed. Stay safe and enjoy the holidays.

Remember, during that time our book drops will be open for returns and our eBooks and eAudiobooks will still be available. You can renew your items online as well!

La biblioteca de Calhoun-Gordon estará cerrada por las vacaciones de la Navidad, el 22 de diciembre, 2016 al 26 de diciembre, 2016

Para nuestra personal disfrute de las vacaciones con sus familias, la biblioteca de Calhoun-Gordon estará cerrada. Te desearamos un feliz Navidad.

Recuerda, durante este tiempo, nuestra buzones de devolución de libros estarán abierto y nuestra biblioteca digtales es disponible. Usted puede renovar sus libros en línea.

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CG – CLOSED for New Year’s Holiday / CERRADO por Año Nuevo

Calhoun-Gordon County Library will all be closed for the New Year’s Holiday on Saturday, December 31, 2016, and Monday, January 2, 2017

Our first day open in 2017 will be January 3rd. Stay safe and enjoy holidays.

Remember, during that time our book drops will be open for returns and our eBooks and eAudiobooks will still be available. You can renew your items online as well!

La biblioteca de Calhoun-Gordon estará cerrada por las vacaciones del Año Nuevo, el 31 de diciembre, 2016 al 2 de enero, 2017

Nuestro primer día abierto estará el 3 de enero. Te desearamos un feliz año nuevo.

Recuerda, durante este tiempo, nuestra buzones de devolución de libros estarán abierto y nuestra biblioteca digtales es disponible. Usted puede renovar sus libros en línea.

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CG – Friends of the Library Preview Sale for Members

The Calhoun-Gordon County Library Friends of the Library group will be hosting its Fall Book Sale on Thursday, November 17 – Saturday, November 19, 2016

The book sale will be open from 10am – close on Thursday and Friday and 10am – 2pm on Saturday. We are accepting gently used book donations in preparation of the sale. The FoL members preview sale will be on Wednesday, November 16, from 1:00pm-6:00pm.

  • Adult Hardback books: $2.00
  • Adult Paperback books: $1.00
  • Children’s Hardback books: $1.00
  • Children’s Paperback books: $0.50

On Saturday, November 19, all books will be reduced to 1/2 price.

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CG – Friends of the Library Used Book Sale

The Calhoun-Gordon County Library Friends of the Library group will be hosting its Fall Book Sale on Thursday, November 17 – Saturday, November 19, 2016

The book sale will be open from 10am – close on Thursday and Friday and 10am – 2pm on Saturday. We are accepting gently used book donations in preparation of the sale. The FoL members preview sale will be on Wednesday, November 16, from 1:00pm-6:00pm.

  • Adult Hardback books: $2.00
  • Adult Paperback books: $1.00
  • Children’s Hardback books: $1.00
  • Children’s Paperback books: $0.50

On Saturday, November 19, all books will be reduced to 1/2 price.

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CG – Bow Making Class for Teens and Adults

Calhoun-Gordon County Library is hosting a Bow Making Class on Thursday, November 10, 2016 from 4:00pm-5:30pm

This class is available for teens and adults. The holidays are upon us and it is time to decorate! Come learn how to make bows for presents or to decorate your house with. Bring your favorite color of wire ribbon that is at least 11/2 inches wide.

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CG – Basic English Class

Calhoun-Gordon County Library will be teaming up with Crystal Veal to present a Basic English Class for teens and adults on the first Saturday of each month from 10:00am-12:00pm

This class is a combination of Basics in english with further listening and speeking development. The formal skills of writing, reading vocabulary and grammar will progress, along the lines of everday situations, interesting contexts, and a variety of materials. Newly-arrived learners as well as those students who would like to improve their English speaking skills, are welcome to participate, so that they may increase their participation in the English speaking world and enjoy more success. This free class is offered the first Saturday of every month at the Calhoun-Gordon County Library from 10:00am-12:00pm. The English instructor is Crystal Veal, CHS ESOL Teacher.

For more information, call 706-624-1456.

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CG – Music for all ages: Judy Mincey and the Sacred Harp Singers

Calhoun-Gordon County Library will be presenting a music event for all ages: Judy Mincey and the Sacred Harp Singers on Saturday, October 22, 2016 at 1:00pm

Jody Mincey and the Sacred Harp Singers will be presenting a shape-note singing farewell to the Reading Appalachia display, which will be leaving the library over the weekend.

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CG – Storyteller Jane Cunningham

Calhoun-Gordon County Library will be presenting an all ages event: Storyteller Jane Cunningham on Thursday, October 20, 2016 from 4:00pm-5:30pm

Storyteller and educator Jane Owen Cunningham is guaranteed to bring a smile to your face and a memory to your heart! Her enduring sense of humor and irresistible Southern charm make her “Miss Jane Stories” an enchanting experience for all audiences. Come hear “Miss Jane” spin a story with an Appalachian theme. These programs are sponsored by the Calhoun-Gordon Council for a Literate Community.

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CG – Appalachian Clogging

Calhoun-Gordon County Library will be hosting Patricia Bohlen for Appalachian Clogging on Monday, October 17 at 5:00pm

Join Patricia Bohlen as she discusses the history of clogging, the different clogging styles, and the health benefits associated with it. She will demonstrate the clogging steps and will allow attendees to try some as well if desired.

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CG – Singing Appalachia for the Family

Calhoun-Gordon County Library will be hosting Joseph Evans and Russell Cook for Singing Appalachia for the Family on Saturday, October 15, 2016 at 1:00pm

Singing Appalachia is sponsored by the Georgia String Band Festival and Gordon County Fiddlers’ Convention, which for more than 10 years has drawn crowds to the Harris Arts Center in late April. All ages welcome.

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