NGRL – CLOSED for Memorial Day

Dalton-Whitfield Library will be closed for the Memorial Day holidays on and Monday, May 30, 2016

In order for our staff to spend Memorial Day with their family, Dalton-Whitfield, Calhoun-Gordon, and Chatsworth-Murray County Libraries will be closed. Stay safe.

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!

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.

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.

CG – Job & Career Accelerator Computer Class (Pre-Registration Required)

Calhoun-Gordon County Library presents a computer class: Job & Career Accelerator on Wednesday, May 11th, 2016 from 10:30am – 11:45am

Job & Career Accelerator provides personalized step-by-step job search assistance, including information about different types of occupations, job searching, and resume builders.

Pre-registration is required for all classes.

CM – Regional Board of Trustees Meeting

Northwest Georgia Regional Library System’s Board of Trustees will be meeting on Thursday, April 28, 2016 at 5:00pm

The Board of Trustees helps determine budgets, policies, and so much more for the three libraries in the Northwest Georgia Regional Library System. Their meetings are open to the public, so this is your opportunity to come and speak your piece. Board of Trustees meetings occur quarterly on the 4th Tuesday of the January, April, July, and October.

The Regional meetings take place in alternating libraries. April’s meeting will be at Chatsworth-Murray Branch.

CG – Teen & Adult Sexual Assault & Prevention Awareness

Calhoun-Gordon County Library will be visited by Police Sergeant Tom Petty for an informational class on Sexual Assault & Prevention Awareness on Monday, April 25th from 4:00pm – 6:00pm

Teens and Adults are invited to come hear about how you can remain safe, defend yourself, and what kinds of events should be reported, etc. Please note, this is not a self-defense class. This class is in honor of April, Sexual Assault Awareness Month.

CG – Teen Poetry Contest (April 1st – April 23rd)

Calhoun-Gordon County Library is having a Teen Poetry Contest starting April 1, 2016 and ending April 23, 2016 at 3:00pm

or brought to the Calhoun-Gordon County Library. Entries are due by 3:00pm on April 23, 2016.

The winner will be announced by April 29, 2016 and a prize will be awarded.

Any form of poetry is acceptable and all entries must include:

  • Name of Student:
  • School:
  • Grade:

We look forward to seeing your poems!

CG – Teen Poetry Contest: Final Day

Calhoun-Gordon County Library is having a Teen Poetry Contest starting April 1, 2016 and ending April 23, 2016 at 3:00pm

Today is the last day to submit your poems! Please make sure they arrive before 3:00pm.

or brought to the Calhoun-Gordon County Library. Entries are due by 3:00pm on April 23, 2016.

The winner will be announced by April 29, 2016 and a prize will be awarded.

Any form of poetry is acceptable and all entries must include:

  • Name of Student:
  • School:
  • Grade:

We look forward to seeing your poems!

CG – Adult STEAM Activity

Calhoun-Gordon County Library is hosting an Adult STEAM Activity on Friday, April 22nd from 4:00pm – 5:30pm

We will be hosting STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics) Week at the library.

  • Monday – Elementary School Age
  • Tuesday – Middle School Age
  • Wednesday – High School Age
  • Friday – Adults, 18 and up

For Adults, we’ll hear Jayanth Manay, a member of Calhoun Recycling Coalition, share “How to Recycle” as well as highlight some of the recycling that is already going on in Calhoun. He will also share how these recycling companies affect our economy and provide jobs.