DW – Python Computer Coding, Spark a Reaction

Dalton-Whitfield Library presents Python Computer Coding for Spark a Reaction: July 24th @ 3:00pm

PythonPython®: Thursday, July 24th @ 3:00pm
Learn the basics of object-oriented programming with Python®. Teens will receive an introduction to the language and create their first program. Object-oriented programming is the root of other programming languages, including Java. Workstations will be available for the first 20 teens to register.

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.

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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 – Clay Day, Spark a Reaction

Dalton-Whitfield Library presents Clay Day for Spark a Reaction: Thursday, July 17th @ 3:00pm

ClayPolymer Clay Day: Thursday, July 17th @ 3:00pm
Artist Tammy Pryce creates beautiful clay sculptures of dragons with steampunk elements. She’ll teach teens the basics of working with polymer clay and then let them loose to create. From sonic screwdrivers to zombies to jewelry, if teens can imagine it, they can try to make it. Projects can be taken home to bake. Clay provided for the first 20 teens to register Image copyright Tammy Pryce and used with permission


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.

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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 – Forensics, Spark a Reaction

Dalton-Whitfield Library presents Forensics for Spark a Reaction: July 10th @ 3:00pm

CrimeForensics: Thursday, July 10th @ 3:00pm
Whitfield County’s Sheriff Department will be sending over a crime scene investigator to talk about what he does for a living. Teens will be able to ask questions, see evidence, and learn how crimes are investigated in real life. The investigator will be showing fingerprinting methods and how evidence is collected as well as other hands-on activities. Cropped image CC 2.0 on Flickr by silver marquis


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.

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DW – 11-13 Coffee House, Spark a Reaction

Dalton-Whitfield Library presents a Mystery-themed 11-13 Coffee House: Wednesday, July 9th @ 3:00pm

11-13 Coffee House: Wednesday, July 9th @ 3:00pm
Teens 11 to 13 can come to the coffee house and enjoy some snacks. Teen writers can share a mystery story or poem, or readers can read from stories they enjoy. Age-appropriate stories, please.

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.

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DW – 14+ Coffee House, Spark a Reaction

Dalton-Whitfield Library presents a Mystery-themed 14+ Coffee house for Spark a Reaction: Tuesday, July 8th @ 3:00pm

14+ Coffee House: Tuesday, July 8th @ 3:00pm
Teens 14 to 18 can come to the coffee house and enjoy some snacks. Teen writers can share a mystery story or poem, or readers can read from stories they enjoy.

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.

Spark a Reaction

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!