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 Social Media computer class
Basic computer skills are required. Learn how to navigate Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, and other social media sites. 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 Computer Basics: 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.
The LTTC is offering a Computer Basics: Internet and E-Mail computer class
Basic computer skills are required. Learn how to access the internet using different search engines and create your own e-mail account. This class is great for people wanting to learn more about using the internet to search for jobs, watch youtube, go on Facebook, and more. Registration is required for all LTTC classes.
The LTTC is offering Computer Basics: Getting Started computer class
No computer experience is required for this class. Come learn how to use a mouse, become familiar with the keyboard, and learn about other parts of the computer. This is great if you’re a first time user! Registration is required for all LTTC classes.
Dalton-Whitfield Library will be hosting a Fine “Freedom” Day! July 7th, all day long!
Ever been scared about the fines on a book/movie/CD you’ve kept way over its overdue date? July 7th is the day to bring the item in! We will forgive any overdue fees for items returned on July 7th at the Dalton-Whitfield library. This does not include any fees for damages.
We look forward to seeing you after Independence day with your overdue books, movies, music and more!
Dalton-Whitfield Library presents Robots 101 for Spark a Reaction: Thursday, June 19th @ 3:00pm
Robotics 101: Thursday, June 19th @ 3:00pm
Mr. Holloway from Dalton High school will be here to walk teens through building a simple line-tracking robot and programming it to follow a path. Teens will be paired up for this project, so bring a friend! Robots will remain at the library for future programs and for teens to use while at the library. 10 robot kits will be available, so there may be up to 10 groups of teens.Cropped and edited image CC 3.0 on Wikimedia by D.J. Shin
Rising 6th graders to rising 12th graders will get to participate in a summer full of reading, art, and fun with our Summer Reading Program. Most events will be on Thursdays at 3:00pm at the library.
Due to air conditioning repairs, the library will be closing Wednesday, June 4th at 4:00pm. The library will reopen on Thursday, June 5th, at 10:00am. We apologize for any inconvenience!
The Dalton-Whitfield Library will be offering a Library Resources (eBooks, digital magazines, and digital audiobooks) course this May. Registration is required and limited to 15 people per class. To register, visit the Learning and Technology Training Center’s Schedule.
Classes being offered:
Library Resources: eBooks- May 12th at 10am-12pm.
Library Resources: Zinio and OneClickDigital – May 14th at 10am-12pm.
For more information about the classes, check out the class descriptions.
You must be 16 or older to register and take classes at the Learning and Technology Training Center.