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.

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.


DW – CLOSED due to weather

Dalton-Whitfield County Library will be closed all day on February 10, 2016 due to the weather

Whitfield and Dalton schools are closed, so we have decided to take the safer route and close as well. Please stay warm and stay safe. Do not use the book drops unless you feel safe driving. Keep an eye on the website, Facebook, and TV9 for any updates.

During this time, if you have a working library card and PIN, you can always access our eBooks and eAudiobooks by going to our Digital Media Page.
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