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!

529Path

Grand Prize: One child will win $5,529 towards a Path2College 529 Plan
Other Prizes: Four children will win $1,529 towards a Path2College 529 Plan
Start Date: May 1st, 2015
Deadline: August 10th, 2015
Qualifications: Legal residents of the state of Georgia who are at least 21 years of age or older, are the parent, legal guardian or grandparent of a child born in 1999 or after and who is participating in the 2015 Every Hero Has A Story Summer Reading Program may enter for a chance to win.
How to enter: Enter the sweepstakes by completing the entry form.
More Information: Visit the website at www.path2college529.com or by clicking the image.

 

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.

CM – Frog Jumping Day Story Time

Chatsworth-Murray Library presents Frog Jumping Day Story Time: May 13th at 10:30 am

Join us for Frog Jumping Day with lots of froggy activities.

10:30am every Wednesday. Please note that story time sessions are regularly scheduled for the general public and are for preschool-age kids. An adult must remain with children attending story time. If a child engages in disruptive behavior, the adult must remove him/her from the session.

We now have a picnic table built by Boy Scouts Troop 75 with materials donated by Bradley Ace Hardware for an outdoor activity area. Story Time will never be the same!

CM – Mother’s Day Story Time

Chatsworth-Murray Library presents a Mother’s Day Story Time: May 6th at 10:30 am

Join us for stories about the moms we love so much!

10:30am every Wednesday. Please note that story time sessions are regularly scheduled for the general public and are for preschool-age kids. An adult must remain with children attending story time. If a child engages in disruptive behavior, the adult must remove him/her from the session.

We now have a picnic table built by Boy Scouts Troop 75 with materials donated by Bradley Ace Hardware for an outdoor activity area. Story Time will never be the same!

CM – May Day Story Time

Chatsworth-Murray Library presents May Day Story Time: April 29th at 10:30 am

Join us for stories about the month of May!

10:30am every Wednesday. Please note that story time sessions are regularly scheduled for the general public and are for preschool-age kids. An adult must remain with children attending story time. If a child engages in disruptive behavior, the adult must remove him/her from the session.

We now have a picnic table built by Boy Scouts Troop 75 with materials donated by Bradley Ace Hardware for an outdoor activity area. Story Time will never be the same!

CM – Story Time – ECRR

Chatsworth-Murray Library presents Story Time: March 25th at 10:30 am

Join us as we read The Turn Around, Upside Down alphabet book, The three little rigs and more!

10:30am every Wednesday. Please note that story time sessions are regularly scheduled for the general public and are for preschool-age kids. An adult must remain with children attending story time. If a child engages in disruptive behavior, the adult must remove him/her from the session.

We now have a picnic table built by Boy Scouts Troop 75 with materials donated by Bradley Ace Hardware for an outdoor activity area. Story Time will never be the same!

CM – Spring Forward Story Time

Chatsworth-Murray Library presents Spring Forward Story Time: March 18th at 10:30 am

10:30am every Wednesday. Please note that story time sessions are regularly scheduled for the general public and are for preschool-age kids. An adult must remain with children attending story time. If a child engages in disruptive behavior, the adult must remove him/her from the session.

We now have a picnic table built by Boy Scouts Troop 75 with materials donated by Bradley Ace Hardware for an outdoor activity area. Story Time will never be the same!

CM – St. Patrick’s Story Time

Chatsworth-Murray Library presents St. Patrick’s Day Story Time: March 11th at 10:30 am

10:30am every Wednesday. Please note that story time sessions are regularly scheduled for the general public and are for preschool-age kids. An adult must remain with children attending story time. If a child engages in disruptive behavior, the adult must remove him/her from the session.

We now have a picnic table built by Boy Scouts Troop 75 with materials donated by Bradley Ace Hardware for an outdoor activity area. Story Time will never be the same!

CM – Genealogy Workshop

Chatsworth-Murray Library is offering a free Genealogy workshop: Tuesday, March 3rd at 9:00 a.m.

The Whitfield-Murray Historical Society is teaming with the
Chatsworth-Murray County Library to offer a FREE Beginning Genealogy
workshop for area residents on Tuesday, March 3 The workshop will begin a
9 a.m. and will focus on research specific to Murray County.

The first hour will be spent discussing various local resources that could
help researchers find more information about Murray Countians of the
past–unusual, out-of-print, or unique publications in the collections of
the Historical Society followed by some time on using the internet for
research.

The session will then move the Murray County Courthouse where beginners will
learn how to use the various public records available there.
Historical Society members Tim Howard, Emily Cogburn, and Diane Davis will
be leading the workshop which will wrap up around noon–although the leaders
will be on hand to answer questions as long as needed.

For more information contact the library at 706-695-4200.

NGRL – CLOSED Due to Inclement Weather

All NGRL Libraries (Dalton, Calhoun, and Chatsworth) will be closed will be closed all day on Thursday, February 26th due to weather

The library will be closed all day due to the inclement weather. Stay safe and stay warm!

When the library is closed, you can always renew your items online and check out ebooks, eaudiobooks, and emagazines from our Digital Media page using your library card and PIN.

CM – 1:00pm Closing Due to Inclement Weather

Chatsworth-Murray Library will be closing at 1:00pm on February 25th, 2015 due to inclement weather

Due to the winter weather warning and predicted weather, the library will be closing early. This will hopefully allow both our patrons and our staff to get home safely before the roads get dangerous!

We apologize for any inconvenience. If you get stuck at home, check out our Digital Media page for eBooks, eAudiobooks, and eMagazines that you can check out from home with just your library card and PIN.

Keep an eye on our website to see the schedule for tomorrow!