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DW – STEM Challenge for Kids and Teens

Dalton-Whitfield County Library will hosting an event for kids and teens of all ages: STEM Challenge on Wednesday, June 15, 2016 starting at 12:00pm

The STEM Challenge is an event for children of all ages! Children and teens from birth to 12th grade are encouraged to come and take part in activities that will encourage critical thinking skills, teamwork, and creative ingenuity. From there, the children will be broken up into groups according to their age/grade level. Once in their groups, they will be given challenges that will encourage them to work together to complete certain tasks.

We will have special guests in attendance that day to kick-off the event, including:

  • Richard Woods, State School Superintendent
  • Matt Jones, Chief of Staff
  • Caitlin Dooley, Deputy Superintendent for Curriculum and Instruction
  • Julie Walker, State Librarian
  • other community members dedicated to learning and literacy!


SRP2016 – Chill Out! Yoga & Smoothies with Caitlin Freeman – DW Teens

Dalton-Whitfield County presents a Teen SRP2016 Event: Chill Out! Yoga & Smoothies with Caitlin Freeman coming on Saturday, June 11, 2016 at 12:30pm

¡Relajate! Yoga y batidos con Caitlin Freeman en el Sábado, 11 de junio 2016 a las 12:30

Join us for afternoon yoga and try out smoothie samples with fitness expert Caitlin Freeman.

Acompañanos para yoga por la tarde y muestras de batidos con experta en fitness, Caitlin Freeman.

Text @yalib to 81010 to get reminders and updates!

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DW – Math Success Camp for Rising 9th Graders

Northwest Georgia Regional Library System will be hosting a Math Success Camp for Rising 9th Graders on Mondays and Wednesdays between June 20, 2016 and July 18, 2016

The Math Success Camp will help motivated, rising 9th graders prepare for freshman Algebra. Transitioning from middle school to high school can be scary. Learning skills that will help students do well in critical subjects like math, is a big confidence booster. The Math Success Camp will show kids that math can be fun, creative, and can apply to real life. The camp will be taught by certified area high school math teachers, and will focus on helping students: improve their confidence in their ability to do math , learn skills that will prepare them for Algebra I, Learn how to study math, and connect mathematical concepts to real life application.

There will be sessions available in the mornings from 10am – 12pm and in the evenings from 4pm – 6pm. There will be no class the week of July 4th.

Classes will take place at Dalton-Whitfield County Library, 310 Cappes St, Dalton GA, 30720, but are open to motivated students from Gordon, Murray, and Whitfield counties.


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SRP2016 – Hungry Games – DW Teens

Dalton-Whitfield County presents a Teen SRP2016 Event: Hungry Games coming Thursday, June 2, 2016 at 4:00pm

Juegos Hambrientos en el jueves, 2 de junio a las 4:00

Volunteer as tribute and participate in Dalton-Whitfield Library’s Hungry Games. Participants will compete in an exciting food competition and special challenges.

Sea voluntario como un tributo y participe en juegos de hambre en la biblioteca de Dalton-Whitfield County. Los participantes competirán en una emocionante competencia de comida y retos especiales.

Text @yalib to 81010 to get reminders and updates!

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DW – Closed for Memorial Day

Dalton-Whitfield Library will be closed for the Memorial Day holidays on Saturday, May 28, 2016 and Monday, May 30, 2016

In order for our staff to spend Memorial Day with their family, Dalton-Whitfield County Library will be closed. Stay safe.

Remember, during that time our book drops will be open for returns and our eBooks and eAudiobooks will still be available. You can renew your items online as well!

DW – Teen Cotton Ball War

Dalton-Whitfield County Library presents a Teen event: School’s Out Cotton Ball War on Thursday, May 26, 2016 at 5:30pm

Teens in 6-12th grade, learn to make catapults, slingshots, and a working tank out of school supplies. Cotton balls will be used as ammo so parents have no fear! The warrior who takes out the most targets will receive a prize!



DW – Teen Fandom Friday: Captain America

Dalton-Whitfield County Library presents a Teen Fandom Friday event: Captain America on Friday, May 20, 2016 at 4:30pm

Teens in 6-12th grade, prepare for the next Captain America Marvel Movie with a balloon war and DIY shields.



SRP2016 – Fitness Festival @ Mack-Gaston Community Center – DW Teens

Dalton-Whitfield County presents a Teen SRP2016 Event: Fitness Festival @ the Mack-Gaston Community Center coming Tuesday, June 21, 2016 at 2:00pm

Fitness Festival al Mack-Gaston Community Center en el martes, 21 de junio a las 2:00

This event will be at the Mack-Gaston Community Center on 218 N. Fredrick Street, Dalton, GA 30721.

Come hang out with incredible fitness professionals, learn about fitness at Dalton State College, participate in a belly dancing workshop, and try new ways of working out!

Este programa será al Mack-Gaston Community Center en 218 N. Fredrick Street, Dalton, GA 30721.

¡Ven a pasar el rato con increíbles profesionales del fitness! ¡Participa en una clase de danza del vientre, aprende lo que fitness es en el colegio Dalton State y descubre nuevas maneras de hacer ejercicio!

Text @yalib to 81010 to get reminders and updates!

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DW – Library Closed Due to Road Closures

Dalton-Whitfield County Library will be closed on Saturday, May 14, 2016 all day

Due to the Bill Gregory Race, which has routes along Cappes Street and Waugh Street, the library will be closed. During this time, it is very difficult to get to the library.

We will reopen on Monday, May 16th at 10:00am. We apologize for any inconvenience.

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