• Chatsworth-Murray County Library is now hiring! Visit the employment page for more information!

CG – CLOSED for Thanksgiving 2016 / CERRADO por el Día de Acción de Gracias 2016

Calhoun-Gordon County Library will be closed for the Thanksgiving Holiday, from Wednesday, November 23rd at 1pm to November 27th.

In order for our staff to enjoy the holiday with their family, Calhoun-Gordon County Library will be closed. Stay safe and enjoy the holiday.

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 Día de Acción de Gracias, el 23 de noviembre, 2016 al 27 de noviembre, 2016

Para nuestro personal disfrute de las vacaciones con sus familias, la biblioteca de Calhoun-Gordon estará cerrada. Te desearamos un feliz Día de Acción de Gracias.

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 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.

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.

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.

Food For Fines 2016

All Northwest Georgia Regional Libraries will be participating in Food for Fines from November 1st – November 22nd

If you have fines on your library card but can’t quite get them paid, this is a great way to reduce those fines while helping others in need. Bring a non-perishable food item to the library and receive $1.00 off your fines. Food items must not be expired. Food items may not be able to help with lost or damaged items fees.

Food will be donated to the following locations, based on the library it is brought to:

  • Calhoun-Gordon County Library: Voluntary Action Center of Calhoun, Georgia
  • Chatsworth-Murray County Library: Helping Hands Food Pantry
  • Dalton-Whitfield County Library: City of Refuge

CG – Computer Class: Intro to Ancestry.com Library Edition (Pre-Registration Required)

Calhoun-Gordon County Library will be hosting a Computer Class: Intro to Ancestry.com Library Edition on Friday, October 28, 2016 from 10:30am – 11:45am

Come learn about the basics of using the Ancestry.com Library edition for your genealogy research.! Basic computer skills required.

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CG – Computer Class: Intro to Facebook (Pre-Registration Required)

Calhoun-Gordon County Library will be hosting a Computer Class: Intro to Facebook on Thursday, October 27, 2016 from 10:30am – 11:45am

Create a Facebook account and learn the basics of using it! No computer skills required.

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NGRL – Regional Library Board of Trustees Meeting @ Calhoun-Gordon

The Northwest Georgia Regional Library Board of Trustees will be meeting on Tuesday, October 25, at 5:00pm

This meeting is open to the public and will be held in the meeting room at the Calhoun-Gordon County Library

– Location corrected on 10/25/16.

Offsite Local Wellness Workshop (Click for locations)

Dalton State University and Promotoras de Salud with the Northwest Georgia Healthcare Partnership are providing free wellness workshop

Visit one of the locations below to receive diabetes education, check your blood pressure, learn healthy diabetic meals, foot checks, risk assessments, and more!

Reserve a seat by calling 706-272-6664.

Times & Locations

  • Calhoun, GA – October 24, 10am – 12pm at Rock Bridge Church Calhoun in the Gordon Hills Shopping Center, 100 Peters Street, Calhoun GA, 30701
  • Dalton, GA – October 28, 10am – 12pm at the Mack Gaston Community Center, 218 N. Fredrick Street, Dalton, GA 30721
  • Ellijay, GA – October 31, 10am-12pm at Huff’s Drug Store Meeting Room, 136 Industrial Blvd, Ellijay, GA, 30540
  • Chatsworth, GA – November 7, 9am-11am at the Murray County Senior Center, 820 GI Maddox Pkwy, Chatsworth, GA 30705

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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.