CM – Library Board of Trustees Meeting

The Chatsworth-Murray County Library Board of Trustees will be meeting on Thursday, January 12, 2017 beginning at 5:30pm

Board meetings are open to the public. All Chatsworth-Murray County Library Board Meetings are held at the Chatsworth-Murray County Library.

FY2017 Dates:

  • October 13, 2016 @ 5:30pm
  • January 12, 2017 @ 5:30pm
  • April 13, 2017 @ 5:30pm
  • August 10, 2017 @ 5:30pm
  • October 12, 2017 @ 5:30pm

ALL BRANCHES – CLOSED for inclement weather

All NGRL library branches will be closed on Saturday, January 7th, 2017 due to inclement weather

Chatsworth-Murray County Library, Dalton-Whitfield County library, and Calhoun-Gordon County Library will be closed.

Our book drops will be available, but please do not travel unless you feel conditions are safe.


CM – CLOSED for New Year’s 2017

Chatsworth-Murray County Library will all be closed for the New Year’s Holiday on Saturday, December 31, 2016, and Monday, January 2, 2017

Our first day open in 2017 will be January 3rd. Stay safe and enjoy holidays.

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 Chatsworth-Murray estará cerrada por las vacaciones del Año Nuevo, el 31 de diciembre, 2016 al 2 de enero, 2017

Nuestro primer día abierto estará el 3 de enero. Te desearamos un feliz año nuevo.

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.


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

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


CM – Suspense Movie Series

Chatsworth-Murray County Library will be presenting Suspense Movies on Saturdays in September and October

Join us as we get ready for Halloween by watching some old-school suspense movies made by one of the most well-known classic filmmakers. Due to copyright restrictions, we will not be publishing the name of the movies or the filmmaker. You can drop by the library for more information!

Saturday, September 17, 2016, starting at 10:30am – Someone sees something happen across the street from his apartment.
Saturday, September 24, 2016, starting at 10:00am – An entire town is threatened by flocks of attackers.
Saturday, October 1, 2016, starting at 10:00am – A policeman’s fear of heights turns deadly.

Suspense Movies

CM – International Dot Day Celebration

Chatsworth-Murray County Library will be celebrating International Dot Day on Thursday, September 15, 2016 starting at 10:30am

Join us as we celebrate The Dot by Peter H. Reynolds, which encourages us to make our mark on the world. We will be doing crafts including making and painting dots to hang on our tree, playing a dot-based game, and doing a scavenger hunt. We’ll have popcorn for a snack! For more information about International Dot Day, visit

Dot Day Poster - Join us for International Dot Day September 15th