DW – Community Garden Talk

Dalton-Whitfield County Library presents an event: Community Garden Talk on Friday, May 6, 2016 at 1:30pm

Recently, some amazing 1st graders from Brookwood helped create a beautiful butterfly garden at the library. Join them for a brief presentation about butterfly gardents including how to care for it, which plants and butterflies to expect, and more. All ages are welcome to this event!

DW – May the 4th Be With You Celebration (All Ages)

Dalton-Whitfield County Library celebrates the Star Wars fandom with May the 4th Be With You with programs for all ages on Wednesday, May 4th, 2016 from 5pm – 6:30pm

Children’s Celebration
Children of all ages are encouraged to dress up as ther favorite Star Wars character and join in the fun as we make crafts and play.
Teen Think Tank Celebration
Teens in 6th – 12th grade will create mini Star Wars piñatas while discussing the library’s plans for the summer. All materials will be provided.
Adult Celebration
Adults are encouraged to dress as their favorite Star Wars characters and partake in a friendly game of trivia!

DW – Kids Creation Station

Dalton-Whitfield County Library will be hosting a kids program: Creation Station on Thursday, April 28, 2016, from 4:00pm – 5:00pm

This month, our topic is engineering. After some discussion, we’ll work in teams to participate in an egg drop challenge. Work together and use critical thinking skills and creative ingenuity to build a container that will protect an egg from a high fall. Participation is limited to 30 children and is first come, first served. No sign-up or early registration. This is a free event and all materials are provided. Kids from kindergarten to 5th grade only, please.

Note: Children must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of the class.

NGRL – CLOSED for Easter

Calhoun-Gordon Library, Chatsworth-Murray Library, and Dalton-Whitfield Library will all be closed for the Easter holidays on Friday, March 25th and Saturday, March 26th

In order to allow our staff to enjoy the holidays with their families, all NGRL libraries will be closed. 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!

DW – 5:00pm CLOSING due to Safety Testing

Dalton-Whitfield County Library will be CLOSING AT 5:00pm today, Friday, March 18, 2016

There will be testing and inspection of the library’s Fire and Security Alarm systems, which will require all power to be shut down. For safety reasons, we cannot have the public in the library during this time. We apologize for any inconvenience and will open tomorrow at 10:00am as planned.

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DW – Creation Station for Kids

Dalton-Whitfield County Library’s Children’s department presents the Creation Station, an art workshop for kids on Thursday, February 25th from 4pm – 5pm.

Designed for kids in Kindergarten – 5th grade, an instructor will help kids paint a picture step-by-step. This class is limited to 20 participants as there will only be twenty canvases available for purchase ($5 or less). Signing up is not required as this will be a first-come, first-serve event. Please arrive early to ensure a place in the class.

Please note, all children must be accompanied by an adult for the duration of the class.