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 – High School STEAM Activity

Calhoun-Gordon County Library is hosting a High School STEAM Activity on Wednesday, April 20th 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 High School, we’ll be learning about recycling and the role of recycling in Calhoun, our schools, and our home, and ways we can each become more involved in recycling efforts already in place. We will also practice the art of “repurposing” recyclables by making art with plastic, glass, and other recycling materials.

CG – Middle School STEAM Activity

Calhoun-Gordon County Library is hosting a Middle School STEAM Activity on Tuesday, April 19th 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 Middle School, we’ll be learning about recycling and the role of recycling in Calhoun, our schools, and our home, and ways we can each become more involved in recycling efforts already in place. We will also practice the art of “repurposing” recyclables by making art with plastic, glass, and other recycling materials.

CG – Spring Book Sale

The Friends of Calhoun-Gordon County Library are hosting their semi-anual Book Sale April 14th & 15th from 1-6pm and April 16th from 10am – 2pm

There will be a special preview sale for Friends of the Library members on Wednesday April 13th from 4pm – 6pm. Join the Friends in supporting the Calhoun-Gordon County Library by purchasing used books.

The sale will be held in the Community Room at the library.

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CG – Teen Assorted Crafts Night

Calhoun-Gordon County Library presents a teen program: Assorted Crafts night on Tuesday, March 15, 2016 from 4:00pm – 5:30pm

Teens, in 6-12th grade, come participate in 3 craft activities:
1. Make a 4 leaf clover charm (with a real 4 leaf clover)
2. St. Patrick origami
3. Coloring for teens

Pre-registration is required. Questions, comments, or concerns? Contact Nyala at 706-624-1456.

CG – Financial Aid Decoded – Adults & Teens

Calhoun-Gordon County Library will be working with Angie Harlow from Reinhardt University to present Financial Aid Decoded on February 25, 2016 from 4:00pm – 5:30pm

Are you interested in attending college? Remember, there is no age limit on learning!

Angie Harlow from the Financial Aid Office of Reinhardt University will be offering an information session of how to get yourself ready for college. Things that will be discussed include How to Apply for Admissions and Financial Aid, SAT vs. ACT, How to Complete a FAFSA, Move on When Ready (MOWR) for Dual Enrolled Students and How to Receive Federal and State Aid.

CG – Storyteller, Joanna Maddox

Calhoun-Gordon County Library presents storyteller Joanna Maddox as she brings alive the story of Harriet Tubman on Tuesday, February 16, 2016 from 5pm – 6pm

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Our library is pleased to welcome Joanna Maddox, a gifted story teller of the Kuumba Storytellers of Georgia. She has appeared in numerous national television and radio commercials. She has appeared in “In the Heat of the Night” and on the “Tonight Show” with Jay Leno.

History comes alive as she uses her musical and acting talents to perform “Journey to Freedom with Harriet Tubman”. This program is suitable for families and will be performed on Tuesday, February 16th from 5 to 6 p.m. in our community room.

Seating is limited and once the program begins, there will be no further admittance. No video or audio recording will be allowed. Question & answer time will follow. Please contact either Nyala or Elizabeth (706-624-1456) if you have any questions. This event is being sponsored by the Calhoun-Gordon County Council for a Literate Community.

CG – CLOSED due to inclement weather

Calhoun-Gordon County Library will be closed today, Saturday, January 23, 2016 due to the inclement weather and icy conditions.

We hope everyone stays safe and warm during this potential weather. We do ask that you do not use the bookdrops unless you feel it is safe to drive. We don’t want anyone to risk their safety! All events have been postponed and will be rescheduled at a later date.

During this time, eBooks and eAudiobooks will be available for download. Check our Digital Media Page for more information. All you need is a library card and a PIN number.

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CG – CLOSING EARLY due to Inclement weather

Calhoun-Gordon County Library will be closing early on Friday, January 22, 2016 due to the forecasted inclement weather.

We hope everyone stays safe and warm during this potential weather. We do ask that you do not use the bookdrops unless you feel it is safe to drive. We don’t want anyone to risk their safety! All events today have been cancelled. Keep an eye on our website and Facebook to see if we’ll be open tomorrow.

During this time, eBooks and eAudiobooks will be available for download. Check our Digital Media Page for more information. All you need is a library card and a PIN number.

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CG – CLOSED for inclement weather

Calhoun-Gordon County Library will be closed all day on January 20, 2016 due to forecasted inclement weather

Whitfield county schools are closing, and to protect the community and the staff, Calhoun-Gordon County Library will be closed due to the weather. All events scheduled for today will be postponed.

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During this time, you can always check out ebooks and eAudiobooks by visiting our Digital Media page. For your own safety, we ask that you do not use our bookdrops unless you feel conditions are safe.