Dalton-Whitfield Library’s Computer Lab will be closed: Wednesday, September 24th at 5:00pm until Thursday, September 25th at 12:00pm
The staff at Dalton-Whitfield Library will use the closed time to move the Computer Lab to the Learning and Technology Training Center. When the Lab reopens, it will be on the 1st floor of the library. To reach the 1st floor, simply take the elevator down and then turn left.
The last log-in on the computers will be at 4:00pm and time will not be extended past 5:00pm.
We appreciate your patience and apologize for any inconvenience! Make sure you drop by the Grand Opening on September 30th from 3:30pm – 6:30pm. Learn more about the Grand Opening.
The LTTC is offering a Microsoft Excel computer class
Basic computer skills are required. Learn how to organize, format, and calculate data with formulas using a spreadsheet system broken up by rows and columns. Registration is required for all LTTC classes.
The LTTC is offering a Web Design computer class on Tuesday, September 23rd at 10:30am
Advanced computer skills (experience copying/pasting, downloading/uploading) are required. Interested in creating your own webpage? Let us show you how! Registration is required for all LTTC classes.
The LTTC is offering a E-Books: OverDrive, Zinio, and OneClick computer class on Thursday, September 18th at 10:30am
Basic knowledge of wireless devices and a library card is required. Learn how to access and download e-Books, audiobooks, and magazines on your wireless device. Please make sure to bring your wireless device along as well as Amazon account information for Kindle devices or apps, Apple ID information for Apple devices, and USB cables for Nooks. Registration is required for all LTTC classes.
The LTTC is offering a Microsoft Word computer class
Basic computer skills are required. Learn how to create professional documents such as resumes, letters, legal documents, brochures, and more. Registration is required for all LTTC classes.
The LTTC is offering an Intermediate Computer Skills computer class
Basic computer skills and a USB storage device are required (there will be USB devices for sale). Find out how your computer is organized. Learn how to open and save files, and use storage devices. Registration is required for all LTTC classes.
Dalton-Whitfield Library’s The Happiness Project presents Gretchen Rubin’s Youtube Interview and Discussion: September 11th at 6pm
Join the library and other members of the community in watching author Gretchen Rubin’s Youtube Interview and then discussing the interview and her book, Project Happiness.
While you’re here, make sure you pick up a fabric square for the Happiness Quilt. Draw or write what makes you happy on it and bring it back to the library so we can make a community-based quilt!
Find more information about the Happiness Project.
The LTTC is offering a Facebook computer class
Basic computer skills are required. Learn how to navigate Facebook and its security settings to ensure safe posting. Registration is required for all LTTC classes.
Dalton-Whitfield Library is hosting The Happiness Project: September, October, and November
Adults and teens, join the library in reading and discussing books and then watching the movie! See below for the full schedule and the calendar for individual events. Kids, come to story time and explore what makes you happy!
- 9th at 6pm: Discussion of Gretchin Rubin’s Project Happiness
- 11th at 6pm: Gretchen Rubin’s Youtube Interview and Discussion
- 7th at 6pm: Discussion of Chris Gardner’s Pursuit of Happyness
- 9th at 6pm: Watch a Movie!
- 21st at 6pm: Discussion of Julie Powell’s Julie and Julia
- 23rd at 6pm: Watch a Movie!
- 4th at 6pm: Discussion of Ben Carson’s Gifted Hands
- 6th at 6pm: Watch a Movie!
October Children’s Program
Happy Harvest month! Children will explore what makes them happy during story times and enjoy upbeat music and movies.
- 18th at 11:30am: Watch a Movie!
- 25th at 11:30am: Watch a Movie!
- 30th at 6pm: Chattanooga’s Symphony
During the months of September through November, everyone is encouraged to submit a square to the library with what makes them happy written or drawn on it. These squares will be joined together to form the Happiness quilt. Library customers will be able to watch the quilt grow as new squares are added.
The LTTC will be having a Google 101 computer class
Basic computer skills are required. Learn a new way to browse the Internet using Chrome. Also learn how to use Google Drive, which allows you to save documents online, so you can access them from any computer with internet access. Registration is required for all LTTC classes.