DW – Closing Early at 5:00pm

Dalton-Whitfield Library will be closing early on December 12, 2014.

The library will be closing early for staff in-service. The library will close at 5:00pm and reopen as usual on Saturday, December 13th at 10:00am.

Feel free to drop any items off in the bookdrop and if you run out of things to read, check out our Digital Media page for eBooks, Digital Magazines, and eAudio.

NGRL – Closed for Thanksgiving

All NGRL Libraries will be closed for Thanksgiving: November 27th – November 30th

We hope you enjoy the holiday! No books will be due during this time. Our online collections will still be available when we’re closed, so check out our OneClickdigital Audiobooks and Zinio Digital magazines. Our book drops will be available for returns as well.

DW – LTTC Grand Opening

Dalton-Whitfield presents the Learning and Technology Training Center Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting on September 30 from 3:30pm to 6:30pm! The Ribbon Cutting will be at 5:30 pm.

Dalton-Whitfield Library is working with other community organizations to offer the Learning and Technology Training Center. The computer lab will be moving into the center, and there will be technology-based classes available, as well as spaces for tutors to work with students and a sitting area with electrical outlets and free wireless internet! Drop by during the grand opening to see the new space, enjoy refreshments, and learn what the LTTC has to offer you.

Get a first look at the LTTC which will have:

  • State of the art technology, including a 3-D printer
  • Convertible classrooms/Makerspaces
  • Comfortable seating area for laptop, tablet, and other wi-fi device use
  • Computer lab
  • Community Meeting Space
  • Private Tutoring Rooms
  • Free Computer and Job Training Classes
  • Collaborative Workspace

LTTC Grand Opening

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 – FoL Book Sale

Dalton-Whitfield Library’s Friends of the Library Book Sale: First Saturday of each month from 10am – 1pm

The Book Sale is closed if the Saturday of the sale is on a holiday weekend.

Come join the Friends of the Library as they sell used books, magazines, movies, and CDs for great prices! There is occasionally furniture and electronics available as well. All proceeds benefit the library.