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.

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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.

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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!

DW – Murder Mystery, Spark a Reaction

Dalton-Whitfield Library presents a Murder Mystery for Spark a Reaction: Thursday, July 3rd @ 3:00pm

CrimeMurder in the Library: Thursday, July 3rd @ 3:00pm
Come solve a murder! Using Janet Dickey’s A Murder Melodrama murder mystery, teens will need to figure out who killed the main character. There will be evidence to uncover and suspects to interrogate. Teens can work as teams with their friends or investigate on their own. 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 – Little Red Barn, Fizz, Boom, Read!

Dalton-Whitfield Library presents the Little Red Barn Petting Zoo for Fizz, Boom, Read!: Tuesday, July 1st @ 10:30am.

RedbarnLittle Red Barn: Tuesday, July 1st @ 10:30am
Little Red Barn is a mobile petting zoo in which children can meet farm animals and learn more about what attributes their favorite animals share. This educational experience will help children understand facts like the differences between hooves and toes while letting participants touch the animals. Children are encouraged to ask questions and interact with the animals. Image copyright of Little Red Barn.


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.

DW – Light it Up! Spark a Reaction

Dalton-Whitfield Library presents Light it Up for Spark a Reaction: Thursday, June 26th @ 3:00pm

LEDsLight it Up: Thursday, June 26th @ 3:00pm
Teens have an opportunity to use household supplies to make LEDs light up. Simple things like watch batteries, paper clips, paper fasteners, and cardboard can create a circuit. Circuits can be used to make light up art and cards. There will be supplies for the first 20 teens to register. Cropped image CC 2.0 on Flickr by warrenski


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 Book Club, Spark a Reaction

Dalton-Whitfield Library presents an 11-13 Book Club for Spark a Reaction: Wednesday, June 25th @ 3:00pm

11-13 Book Club: Wednesday, June 25th @ 3:00pm
Read Theodore Boone: Kid Lawyer by John Grisham and discuss the book with other teens. 11-13, 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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