CG – National Coloring Day

Calhoun-Gordon Library celebrates National Coloring Day: August 2nd, 2015

In celebration of National Coloring Day, we will be giving out free coloring sheets for all ages. The children’s department will have the pages for children, the YA section will have pages for teens, and the circulation desk will have pages for adults. Come relax and color with us.

The pages will be available all week.

CG – Teen Bio-Bus: Biotech. and Forensics

Calhoun-Gordon Library presents a Summer Reading Program: Bio-Bus: Biotechnology and Forensics on July 17th at 12:30pm

This program is for 6th-12th graders only. Pre-registration is required as seats are extremely limited. Contact Nyala at 706-624-1456 for more information. Event will be at the Calhoun-Gordon Library.
Come find out some of the technology that our civic heroes use to catch villains. Don’t forget to check in for your weekly prize and a chance to win a grand prize. Check-ins stop 15 minutes before the show and begin again after the show ends.

CG – Teen SRP Comic Book Artist Kyle Puttkammer

Calhoun-Gordon Library presents a Summer Reading Program: Comic Book Artist Kyle Puttkammer on July 2nd

The creator of “Galaxy Man”, Kyle will show kids and teens what it takes to make a comic book. Don’t forget to check in for your weekly prize and a chance to win a grand prize. Check-ins stop 15 minutes before the show and begin again after the show ends.

Many of our events will be available at several locations for two days. Please pick the location and time that is most convenient for you and your family!

July 2nd:
Children’s Program:
10:00 am – Calhoun-Gordon County Library
2:00 pm – Dalton-Whitfield County Library

Teen Program:
12:00 pm – Calhoun-Gordon County Library
4:00 pm – Dalton-Whitfield County Library

Dalton Library's Summer Reading Program Presents: Kyle Puttkammer, Comic Book Artist, at various locations.

NGRL – SRP SweepStakes

Win awesome prizes for your reading!

Every year, GPLS partners with some awesome groups in order to encourage kids to read. Find out more information below!

BravesPrize: A free Braves ticket and a SUBWAY Restaurants Fresh Fit for Kids Meal.
Start Date: May 15th, 2015
Deadline: August 31st, 2015
Qualifications: Open to Georgia students in grades K-12.
How to enter: Read at least one book on sports/sportsmanship, then register for the Home Run Readers program and complete the grade appropriate online activity. Print off your certificate and bring it to the library to receive a redeemable code!
More Information: Visit the website at braves.com/reading/ or by clicking the image.



GPLS_Scanner-20150505090751 Prize: A free youth ticket with the purchase of at least 1 adult ticket to a 2015-16 Atlanta Hawks regular season game and a bookmark
Start Date: May 22nd, 2015
Deadline: August 28th, 2015
Qualifications: Open to Georgia students in grades K-12.
How to enter: Read at least five books, then register for the Check It Out program. Expect an e-mail with your ticket information in October at the start of the Hawks’ season!
More Information: Visit the website at CheckItOutReading.com or by clicking the image.