DW – International Game Day 2014

Dalton-Whitfield Library presents International Game Day @ Your Library: Saturday, November 15th at 10:00am

Come to the library and play some games, including board games like Monopoly, Life, and Clue! Libraries across the country and the world will be hosting their own Game Days all around the same time. All ages are welcome and encouraged to join in.

DW – Chattanooga Symphony – The Happiness Project

Dalton-Whitfield Library’s The Happiness Project presents the Chattanooga Symphony playing some upbeat music: October 30th at 5:30pm

Join the library and other members of the community in listening to some happy, upbeat music played by the Chattanooga Symphony.

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.

DW – Children’s Movie as part of the Happiness Project

Dalton-Whitfield Library’s The Happiness Project presents a children’s movie: October 18th at 11:30am and October 25th at 11:30am

Join the library and other members of the community in watching a children’s movie as part of the Happiness Project. For movie titles, call the library at 706-876-1360.

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.

DW – The Happiness Project

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!

September

  • 9th at 6pm: Discussion of Gretchin Rubin’s Project Happiness
  • 11th at 6pm: Gretchen Rubin’s Youtube Interview and Discussion

October

  • 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!

November

  • 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

Happiness Quilt
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.

DW – Mad Scientist Party, Fizz, Boom, Read!

Dalton-Whitfield Library presents the Mad Scientist Party for Fizz, Boom, Read!: Tuesday, July 22nd @ 10:30am

Mad scientistMad Scientist Party: Tuesday, July 22nd @ 10:30am
End the program with a bang! The best readers will be given special recognition, grand prize winners will receive their prizes and the winners of the robot building contest and best mad scientist or robot costume will be named! Followed by a family friendly movie.


Kids from 0 to rising 5th graders will get to participate in a summer full of reading, science, and fun in our Summer Reading Club. Most events will be on Tuesdays at 10:30am at the library.

Dr Ngrl

DW – The Science Zone, Fizz, Boom, Read!

Dalton-Whitfield Library presents The Science Zone for Fizz, Boom, Read!: Tuesday, July 15th @ 10:30am

Science ZoneScience Zone: Tuesday, July 15th @ 10:30am
Ben Roy, former director of WTVC News Channel 9 Science Theater, will be introducing general science in an interactive exhibit full of experiments and fun. The Science Showcase is appropriate for all ages and is filled with demonstrations for different kinds of science, from electricity to chemistry, in a form sure to dazzle children of all ages. Image copyright ofThe Science Zone.


Kids from 0 to rising 5th graders will get to participate in a summer full of reading, science, and fun in our Summer Reading Club. Most events will be on Tuesdays at 10:30am at the library.

Dr Ngrl

DW – Reptile Wrangler, Fizz, Boom, Read!

Dalton-Whitfield Library presents the Reptile Wrangler for Fizz, Boom, Read!: Tuesday, July 8th @ 10:30am

Reptile WranglerReptile Wrangler: Tuesday, July 8th @ 10:30am
Ken Panse has been working with exotic animals for over twenty years and is eager to share his passion with children through educational presentations. Children will be able to get up close and personal with some of the animals, when possible, while learning about their habitats, dietary needs, and distinct behaviors. Some of the animals can be touched by the viewers if children behave and follow all instructions given by the Reptile Wrangler. Image copyright of Reptile Wrangler.


Kids from 0 to rising 5th graders will get to participate in a summer full of reading, science, and fun in our Summer Reading Club. Most events will be on Tuesdays at 10:30am at the library.

Dr Ngrl

DW – Fine Freedom – 7/7

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!