DW – Curious Moon Puppets SRP

Dalton-Whitfield Library presents a Summer Reading Program: Curious Moon Puppets on June 16th and 17th

Enjoy a puppet show featuring “Super Skeeter” and his amazing adventures! Don’t forget to check in for your weekly prize and a chance to win a grand prize. Check-ins stop 15 minutes before the show and begin again after the show ends.

Many of our events will be available at several locations for two days. Please pick the location and time that is most convenient for you and your family!

June 16th:
11:00 am – Dalton-Whitfield County Library
2:00 pm – Tunnel Hill Elementary
4:00 pm – Cohutta Elementary

June 17th:
10:30 am – Calhoun-Gordon County Library
2:00 pm – Antioch Elementary
4:30 pm – Valley Point Elementary

Dalton Library's Summer Reading Program Presents: Curious Moon Puppets at various locations.

DW – Teen Super Craft

Dalton-Whitfield Library presents a Summer Reading Program: Teen Super Craft on June 11th at 3:00pm

Teens in 6-12th grade, learn to create a cool tote from old t-shirts. We’ll provide the supplies, but if you have an old t-shirt you’d like to cut up, feel free to bring it! Don’t forget to check in for your weekly prize and a chance to win a grand prize. Check-ins stop 15 minutes before the show and begin again after the show ends.

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DW @ Valley Point – Magic Man Bill Packard

Dalton-Whitfield Library presents a Summer Reading Program: Magic Man Bill Packard on June 9th and 10th

Come see a special show that will bring out the magic in books for children! Don’t forget to check in for your weekly prize and a chance to win a grand prize.

Many of our events will be available at several locations for two days. Please pick the location and time that is most convenient for you and your family!

June 9th:
11:00 am – Dalton-Whitfield County Library
1:45 pm – Cohutta Elementary
4:30 pm – Tunnel Hill Elementary

June 10th:
10:30 am – Calhoun-Gordon County Library
1:15 pm – Valley Point Elementary
3:45 pm – Antioch Elementary

Dalton's Summer Reading Program presents: Magic man at varying locations.

DW – Teen Cosplay Tips & Tricks @ Dalton Community Center

Dalton-Whitfield Library presents a Summer Reading Program: Cosplay Tips and Tricks on June 2nd at 3:00pm

This event will be at the Dalton Community Center (Mack Gaston Center).

Teens in 6-12th grade, join us to learn about cosplaying, or costuming as your favorite superhero or character. Don’t forget to check in for your weekly prize and a chance to win a grand prize. Check-ins stop 15 minutes before the show and begin again after the show ends.

DW – Super Hero Convention – Dalton Community Center SRP

Dalton-Whitfield Library presents the opening for our Summer Reading Program: A Super Hero Convention at the Dalton Community Center! June 2nd at 11:00 am

It’s time for Dalton-Whitfield’s Summer Reading Program! Everything kicks off with a Super Hero Convention at the Dalton Community Center (The Mack Gaston Center). We hope this will help with the parking situation! We can’t wait to see you there. Come in your favorite costume! Mom and dad can dress up too!

Special thanks to Chattoonie for their assistance!

DW – Story Time SRP

Dalton-Whitfield Library presents a Summer Reading Program: Every Hero has a Story Time Mondays and Wednesdays at 11:00am.

Kids, join us at the library for awesome stories about different types of heroes. This is an opportunity to check in for the week if you can make it to one of the other events. Please note that registration and checking in ends 15 minutes before story time and will remain closed for the entire event.

DW @ Valley Point – Curious Moon Puppets

Dalton-Whitfield Library presents a Summer Reading Program: Curious Moon Puppets on June 16th and 17th

Enjoy a puppet show featuring “Super Skeeter” and his amazing adventures! Don’t forget to check in for your weekly prize and a chance to win a grand prize. Check-ins stop 15 minutes before the show and begin again after the show ends.

Many of our events will be available at several locations for two days. Please pick the location and time that is most convenient for you and your family!

June 16th:
11:00 am – Dalton-Whitfield County Library
2:00 pm – Tunnel Hill Elementary
4:00 pm – Cohutta Elementary

June 17th:
10:30 am – Calhoun-Gordon County Library
2:00 pm – Antioch Elementary
4:30 pm – Valley Point Elementary

Dalton Library's Summer Reading Program Presents: Curious Moon Puppets at various locations.

NGRL – SRP SweepStakes

Win awesome prizes for your reading!

Every year, GPLS partners with some awesome groups in order to encourage kids to read. Find out more information below!

529Path

Grand Prize: One child will win $5,529 towards a Path2College 529 Plan
Other Prizes: Four children will win $1,529 towards a Path2College 529 Plan
Start Date: May 1st, 2015
Deadline: August 10th, 2015
Qualifications: Legal residents of the state of Georgia who are at least 21 years of age or older, are the parent, legal guardian or grandparent of a child born in 1999 or after and who is participating in the 2015 Every Hero Has A Story Summer Reading Program may enter for a chance to win.
How to enter: Enter the sweepstakes by completing the entry form.
More Information: Visit the website at www.path2college529.com or by clicking the image.

 

BravesPrize: A free Braves ticket and a SUBWAY Restaurants Fresh Fit for Kids Meal.
Start Date: May 15th, 2015
Deadline: August 31st, 2015
Qualifications: Open to Georgia students in grades K-12.
How to enter: Read at least one book on sports/sportsmanship, then register for the Home Run Readers program and complete the grade appropriate online activity. Print off your certificate and bring it to the library to receive a redeemable code!
More Information: Visit the website at braves.com/reading/ or by clicking the image.



GPLS_Scanner-20150505090751 Prize: A free youth ticket with the purchase of at least 1 adult ticket to a 2015-16 Atlanta Hawks regular season game and a bookmark
Start Date: May 22nd, 2015
Deadline: August 28th, 2015
Qualifications: Open to Georgia students in grades K-12.
How to enter: Read at least five books, then register for the Check It Out program. Expect an e-mail with your ticket information in October at the start of the Hawks’ season!
More Information: Visit the website at CheckItOutReading.com or by clicking the image.

DW @ Cohutta – Reptile Wrangler

Dalton-Whitfield Library presents a Summer Reading Program: Reptile Wrangler on June 23rd and 24th

Get up close to snakes, lizards, and insects. Learn about the super powers of the animals. Don’t forget to check in for your weekly prize and a chance to win a grand prize. Check-ins stop 15 minutes before the show and begin again after the show ends.

Many of our events will be available at several locations for two days. Please pick the location and time that is most convenient for you and your family!

June 23rd:
11:00 am – Dalton-Whitfield County Library
12:30 pm – Tunnel Hill Elementary
2:00 pm – Cohutta Elementary

June 24th:
10:30 am – Calhoun-Gordon County Library
12:30 pm – Antioch Elementary
2:00 pm – Valley Point Elementary
4:30 pm – Chatsworth-Murray County Library

Dalton Library's Summer Reading Program Presents: Reptile Wrangler at various locations.

DW – Author Visit: Chris Crutcher

Dalton-Whitfield Library will be hosting an author visit from Chris Cructcher: May 11th from 4:30 – 6:30pm

Come find out how Chris Crutcher, author of many teen and YA books, came to be the author he is today! He will read from one of his books and then participate in discussion. This reading and discussion is free to the public, so join us! This event is for teens in 6-12th grade.

Some of the books by Chris Crutcher include:

  • Deadline
  • Period.8
  • Angry Management
  • Staying Fat for Sarah Byrnes
  • Whale Talk

Chris Crutcher will be at Dalton Library on May 11th from 4:30 - 6:30 for a reading and discussion. Free to the public!