NGRL – Words2Reading: A Resource for Parents of Young Children

Governor Deal has announced a new resource for parents of young children: Words2Reading

This free, mobile-friendly resource promotes early language and literacy development based on the child’s age and interests. This wonderful website also provides access to a free texting service, Ready4K, which will send age-specific tips for encouraging learning with parents and children. Standard texting rates apply.

Words2Reading Website
Ready4K Texting Service


NGRL – Summer Reading Program 2017

Summer Reading Programs 2017 (SRP2017) Overview / El veraniego Programa de Lectura 2017

  • Kids: Build a Better World! / ¡Construye un mundo mejor!
    • Designed for kids from birth to 5th grade
    • Registration and check-in is available at all NGRL libraries as well as collaborative schools
    • Diseñado para niños de nacimiento – grado 5
    • Inscripción y “check-in” está disponible en todos las Noroeste bibliotecas regional de Georgia y las escuelas de colaboración
  • Teens: Build a Better World! / ¡Construye un mundo mejor!
    • Designed for teens from rising 6th grade to 12th grade
    • Registration and check in is available at Calhoun-Gordon County Library, Chatsworth-Murray County Library, and Dalton-Whitfield County Library
    • Diseñado para adolescentes de grados 6 – 12
    • Inscripción y “check-in” está disponible en la biblioteca de Calhoun-Gordon, la bibliotecta de Chatsworth-Murray, y la biblioteca de Dalton-Whitfield
  • Adults: Build a Better World! / ¡Construye un mundo mejor!
    • Designed for adults over the age of 18
    • Registration and check in is available only at Calhoun-Gordon County Library and the Dalton-Whitfield County Library
    • Diseñado para adultos sobre la edad de 18
    • Inscripción y “check-in” está disponible solamente en la biblioteca de Calhoun-Gordon y la biblioteca de Dalton-Whitfield

Online Registration / Inscripción en Línea

Registration is close. The Summer Reading Program for 2017 has completed.

Library Calendars / Calendarios de las bibliotecas

Calhoun-Gordon County Library June Calendar
Chatsworth-Murray County Library June Calendar
Dalton-Whitfield County Library June Calendar
La biblioteca de Dalton-Whitfield calendario de junio
Antioch Elementary School Calendar
Cohutta Elementary School Calendar
Dug Gap Elementary School Calendar
Tunnel Hill Elementary School Calendar

Summer Reading Giveaways through Georgia Public Library Services

Read at least 5 books between now and the end of the August 26th to receive a free youth ticket to see the Atlanta Hawks! Open to kids in K-12th grade. Registration is required at checkitoutreading.com.

Home Run Readers – read at least one book on sports or sportsmanship and complete an online activity. Bring the certificate to the library for a code to redeem a free ticket to a Braves game. Note, registration must be done at least 1 week before the game. For more information visit the Home Run Readers website.

Free eBooks for GA Students through Get Georgia Reading

Enjoy free eBooks for school-age children from May 3-August 31! Login following these instructions:
1. Go to myOn.com and click Log In Now
2. Enter School Name: Get Georgia Reading, Georgia Campaign for Grade Level Reading — Do not cut and paste. You must type in the text and select the school from the drop-down menu.
3. Enter Username: WHITFIELDCOUNTY Usernames are based on the county you live in. Other options are: GORDONCOUNTY and MURRAYCOUNTY
4. Enter Password: read
6. Sign in and start reading!


Registration begins online on Monday, May 22, 2017! This program is designed for children up to 6th grade.

Inscripción comenzara el lunes, 22 de mayo por este sitio web. El programa es para niños hasta de 6 grado.


Summer Collaborative

Dalton-Whitfield County Library will be participating in the Summer Collaborative again, bringing summer reading programs to elementary schools throughout Whitfield county. For information on the programs, hours, and locations of the schools and libraries participating in Summer Reading Program 2017, click on the name of the school or library below.

La biblioteca Dalton- Whitfield County estará participando en la colaboración de verano otra vez, trayendo el veraniego programa de lectura a las escuelas primarias por todo el condado de Whitfield. Para obtener más información sobre los programas, horarios, y ubicaciones de las escuelas y bibliotecas que participan en el 2017 veraniego programa de lectura, haga clic el nombre de la escuela o la biblioteca abajo.

Some of our programs this year include:

Ventriloquist Gene CordovaVentriloquist Gene Cordova / Ventrílocuo Gene Cordova

Gene’s laugh-out-loud program features puppets and comedy and celebrates the importance of reading. Find out more about Gene Cordova at GeneCordova.com

El Programa de Gene Cordova está lleno de comedia que lo tendrá riéndose y celebrando la importancia de la lectura. Para más información sobre Gene Cordova visité el sitio GeneCordova.com



Scientist Ben Roy Scientist Ben Roy / El Científico Ben Roy

Ben will perform a thrilling science show featuring audience participation. He makes learning a blast! Find out more about Ben Roy at GoScienceZone.com

Ben tiene un emocionante show de ciencia que incluye la participación del público. ¡Él hace la ciencia muy fascinante! Para más información sobre Ben Roy visité el sitio GoScienceZone.com



Storyteller Laurel AlfordBalloon Storyteller Laurel Alford / Cuentista con globos Laurel Alford

Laurel puts her twist on storytelling by making incredible balloon props and masks and getting the audience involved. Find out more about Laurel Alford at JustCallLaurel.com

Laurel pone su toque en la narración de sus cuentos como utilizando globos y máscaras e incluyendo el público a participar. Para más información sobre Laurel Alford visité el sitio JustCallLaurel.com



Animal Adventures Robin PressleyAnimal Adventures Robin Pressley / Adventuras de animales Robin Pressley

As a former exotic animal trainer and zoo educator, Robin Pressley-Keough brings her furry friends to meet kids and teach them how to build a better world for animals! Find out more about Robin Pressley at AnimalAdventures.info

Robin Pressley-Keough, ex entrenador a de animales exóticos y educador de zoológico, traerá unos animales para conocer a los niños y enseñarles cómo construir un mundo mejor para los animales! Para más información sobre Robin Pressley visité el sitio AnimalAdventures.info


Seo's Martial Arts Seo’s Martial Arts

Available only in Calhoun
Martial Arts can help teach students many useful skills, including social skills, respect, and focus. Come see a demonstration using these skills. Find out more about Seo’s Martial Arts at SeosMartialArt.com


Magician Ken Scott / Mago Ken Scott

Available only in Dalton
Ken has performed five times at the White House and appeared on ABC’s America’s Funniest Home Video. Join in the fun as he uses magic to inspire children to read. Find out more about Ken Scott at KenScottMagic.com

Solamente disponible en Dalton
Ken ha presentado su magia cinco veces en la casa blanca y apareció en el programa de ABC’s America’s Funniest Home Video. ¡Estas invitado a disfrutar la diversión y ver como el inspira los niños a leer con magia! Para más información sobre Ken Scott visité el sitio KenScottMagic.com


Event photos will be posted on Facebook! Check out the fun we had: Dalton-Whitfield County Library & Collaborative School photos, Calhoun-Gordon County Library photos, and Chatsworth-Murray County Library photos.


Registration begins online on Monday, May 22, 2017! This program is designed for teens in 6th – 12th grade.

Inscripción comenzara el lunes, 22 de mayo por este sitio web. El programa es para adolescentes de 6th – 12th grado.

Calhoun-Gordon County Library Teen Summer Reading Programs:

Game controllersGame Trailer Preview

Try out the state-of-the-art Game Trailer loaded with video games. The trailer is air-conditioned, has comfortable seats and several large screen TVs for several games going on at the same time.



Palette and paintbrushCanvas & Creations

Local talent offers acrylic painting on canvas. Come relax and enjoy an afternoon of painting step by step with Whitney Paradis. Pre-registration is required.



Seo's Martial ArtsSeo’s Martial Arts: Self-Defense

Learn some self-defense techniques through a demonstration by Seo’s Martial Arts. Martial Arts can help teach students many useful skills, including social skills, respect, and focus.



Stylized cat and dogBuild a Better World for Shelter Animals

Susan Henson from Gordon County Animal Shelter will be sharing a presentation and then we will be making toys for the animals. For both teens and adults.



Hands shaking after an introductionManners Worth Millions

Having good manners shows respect for yourself and for others around you. Learn how to introduce yourself, how and why to write thank you notes, how to set the table, and appropriate dress for various occasions.



Stylized chef hat, knife, apple, and bananaChef Carlin Cooking for Teens

Chef Carlin, who is a personal chef, will teach us to prepare delicious and healthy meals. Everyone will get to help prepare the menu and then eat. Pre-registration is required – Program limit is 25.



Stylized laptop with mock code.Coding Class

Come learn basic programming concepts and strengthen your logical thinking skills using a combination of Khan Academy lessons and IRL exercises. The class will be led by G. Ann Campbell, a programmer with nearly 20 years’ experience in the industry. Originally self taught, Campbell went back to school to earn her Bachelor’s of Computer Science while programming full time during the day. Today she works as a Product Manager for SonarSource SA, the company behind the open source software code quality platform SonarQube. Pre-registration is required.



Relationship Smarts Plus with University of Georgia Extension

Relationship Smarts Plus (RS+), focuses on personal development related to identity, goals and values, distinguishing between healthy versus unhealthy relationship behaviors and safe choices in forming relationships, preventing dating violence, developing communication skills, and making mature relationship decisions. Separated into sections for middle school and high school.


Chatsworth-Murray County Library Teen Summer Reading Programs:

Please note, teen programs are offered only at the library stated. Por favor tenga en cuenta, programas para adolescentes se ofrecen sólo en la biblioteca indicado.

GearsEngineering with Unusual Objects

Come and have fun with engineering as we create all kinds of structures using unusual materials.


Dalton-Whitfield County Library Teen Summer Reading Programs:

Please note, teen programs are offered only at the library stated. Por favor tenga en cuenta, programas para adolescentes se ofrecen sólo en la biblioteca indicado.

Scientific flasksScientist Christopher Wozny / El científico Christopher Wozny

Join us and Dalton State College’s Christopher Wozny in fun, interactive science demonstrations.

¡Estas invitado a disfrutar divertidas e interactivas demostraciones científicas de Dalton State College’s Christopher Wozny!



Minecraft-esque blockBuild it With Minecraft / Construirlo con Minecraft

Head to the library and plug into our computers to join in our special server event with fun group games!

Vienen a la biblioteca y usan nuestro computadoras para unirse a nuestro servidor con juegos de grupo.



BirdhouseBuild a Birdhouse / Construir una caja de pájaros

Come to the library to learn how to build and decorate your own birdhouse, then take it home with you!

Vienen a la biblioteca y aprenden a construir y decorar una casa de pájaros, y luego llevarlo a casa contigo.



Top hat and caneLife-size Monopoly / Monopoly de tamaño natural

Stop by to play life-size Monopoly and win some cool prizes!

Dejan de jugar a Monopoly de tamaño natural y ganan algunos premios.



At this time, only Calhoun-Gordon County Library and Dalton-Whitfield County Library are offering Adult Summer Reading Programs. All check-ins must be done at Calhoun-Gordon County Library or at Dalton-Whitfield County Library.

El registro en papel sólo está disponible en la Biblioteca de Calhoun-Gordon County. En este momento, solamente las bibliotecas de Calhoun-Gordon and Dalton-Whitfield están ofreciendo programas de lectura de verano para adultos. Todos los registros de entrada debe hacerse en las bibliotecas de Calhoun-Gordon y Dalton-Whitfield.


Calhoun-Gordon County Library Adult Summer Reading Programs:

Please note, adult programs are offered only at the library stated. Por favor tenga en cuenta, programas para adultos se ofrecen sólo en la biblioteca indicado.

Stylized Price tagsSmart Shopping

We all want to get more for our money, but how do you know you are getting the best deal, particularly on big ticket items? You will learn how to be a good judge of consumer items by learning evaluation criteria, comparing items, and closing the deal.



Stylized chef hat, knife, apple, and bananaChef Carlin Cooking for Adults

Chef Carlin, who is a personal chef, will teach us to prepare delicious and healthy meals. Everyone will get to help prepare the menu & then eat. Pre-registration is required – Program limit is 25.



Palette and paintbrushCanvas & Creations

Local talent offers acrylic painting on canvas. Come relax and enjoy an afternoon of painting step by step with Whitney Paradis. Pre-registration is required.



Stylized cat and dogBuild a Better World for Shelter Animals

Susan Henson from Gordon County Animal Shelter will be sharing a presentation and then we will be making toys for the animals. For both teens and adults.



Shovel digging into compostBuild a Better Environment with Composting

Many people will recycle items such as newspapers and cans. Another way of waste reducing is recycling leaves, lawn clippings and tree and shrub trimmings. Recycling and turning these resources into nutrient rich organic matter is called composting. In this session, you will learn the basics of composting, including how composting works, what can and cannot be composted, and the benefits of using compost on your land.


Dalton-Whitfield County Library Adult Summer Reading Programs:

Please note, adult programs are offered only at the library stated. Por favor tenga en cuenta, programas para adultos se ofrecen sólo en la biblioteca indicado.

BeadsBeading Circle / Rebordear Círculo – joyería para hacer

Join us for our Beading Circle. We will provide the supplies and a staff member will be present to help.

Únase con nosotros para un rebordear círculo. Nosotros proveeremos los suministros y un empleado estará presente para ayudar.



Recycle symbolBuild a Better World Recycle: Nature Crafts / Construye un mejor mundo reciclando: Naturaleza artesanía

Join us as we use craft using recycled items and bits of nature. We will provide the supplies and a staff member will be present to help.

Únase con nosotros para crear usando artículos reciclados y artículos de la naturaleza. Nosotros proveeremos los suministros y un empleado estará presente para ayudar.



TireBuild a Better World Recycle: Turn Tires into Planters / Construye un mejor mundo reciclando: Convertir los neumáticos en plantadores

Join us as we turn old tires into planters. We will provide the supplies and a staff member will be present to help.

Únase con nosotros para convertir los neumáticos en plantadores. Nosotros proveeremos los suministros y un empleado estará presente para ayudar.


NGRL – Summer Reading Programs 2016

Summer Reading Programs 2016 (SRP2016) Overview / El veraniego Programa de Lectura 2016

  • On Your Mark, Get Set…READ! / ¡En Sus Marcas, Listos…LEAN!
    • Designed for kids from birth to 5th grade
    • Registration and check-in is available at all NGRL libraries as well as collaborative schools
    • Diseñado para niños de nacimiento – grado 5
    • Inscripción y “check-in” está disponible en todos las Noroeste bibliotecas regional de Georgia y las escuelas de colaboración
  • Exercise your mind. READ! / Ejercita la mente.¡LEE!
    • Designed for teens from rising 6th grade to 12th grade
    • Registration and check in is available at Calhoun-Gordon County Library and Dalton-Whitfield County Library
    • Diseñado para adolescentes de grados 6 – 12
    • Inscripción y “check-in” está disponible en la biblioteca de Calhoun-Gordon y la biblioteca de Dalton-Whitfield
  • Get in the Game READ / Entra en el Juego LEE
    • Designed for adults over the age of 18
    • Registration and check in is available only at Calhoun-Gordon County Library
    • Diseñado para adultos sobre la edad de 18
    • Inscripción y “check-in” está disponible solamente en la biblioteca de Calhoun-Gordon

Online Registration / Inscripción en Línea

This year’s summer program has ended. Raffle tickets will be drawn on or after July 5th, 2016. Keep an eye on our calendar, Facebook, and other social media for upcoming events this summer for all ages. Thank you so much for participating!


Library Calendars / Calendarios de las bibliotecas

Calhoun-Gordon County Library June Calendar
Chatsworth-Murray County Library June Calendar
Dalton-Whitfield County Library June Calendar
Collaborative School June Event List
Junio programas por la colaboración de verano

Summer Reading Giveaways through Georgia Public Library Services

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Registration begins online on Sunday, May 29, 2016! This program is designed for children up to 6th grade.

Inscripción comenzara el domingo, 29 de mayo por este sitio web. El programa es para niños hasta de 6 grado.

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Summer Collaborative

Dalton-Whitfield County Library will be participating in the Summer Collaborative again, bringing summer reading programs to elementary schools throughout Whitfield county. For information on the programs, hours, and locations of the schools and libraries participating in Summer Reading Program 2016, click on the name of the school or library below.

La biblioteca Dalton- Whitfield County estará participando en la colaboración de verano otra vez, trayendo el veraniego programa de lectura a las escuelas primarias por todo el condado de Whitfield. Para obtener más información sobre los programas, horarios, y ubicaciones de las escuelas y bibliotecas que participan en el 2016 veraniego programa de lectura, haga clic el nombre de la escuela o la biblioteca abajo.

Some of our programs this year include:

Jump Rope Masters Jump Rope Masters / Maestros de Saltar la cuerda

Peter Nestler is a 7-Time World Champion rope jumper that currently holds 11 Guinness World Records. His performance includes rope jumping, unicycling, and audience participation. See more at www.jumprm.com.

Peter Nestler es un muncial campeón siete veces saltando la cuerda. Corrientemente el sostiene 11 Guinness World Records. Su actuación incluye saltar la cuerda, monociclo, y participación de la audiencia. Para más información visité el sitio www.jumprm.com.



Gutsy Fox Gutsy Fox

Come join Gutsy for his high-flying, slam-dunking reading show. You too will be Crazy Like a Fox for Reading! See more at GutsyFox.com.

Venga a conocer Gutsy en su alto vuelo show de lectura. A usted también le encantaría a leer como un fox. Para más información visité el sitio GutsyFox.com.



Josie Bailey Storyteller Josie Bailey / Cuentista Josie Bailey

Josie Bailey has been delighting audiences at schools, festivals, and libraries all over Georgia with her stories for over 2 decades. See more at www.josiebailey.com.

Josie Bailey ha estado deleitando a las audiencias en las escuelas, festivales, y bibliotecas por todo Georgia con sus historias por más de 2 décadas. Para más información visité el sitio www.josiebailey.com.



Barry Stewart Mann Storyteller Barry Stewart Mann / Cuentista Barry Stewart Mann

Lazy Louie loves lying around staring at screens, until he learns the joys of being active through some very “moving” stories and poems. With puppets, props and lots of participation, Barry Stewart Mann will have everyone stretching, swimming, jumping, riding, running…and scoring big!! See more at www.barrystewartmann.com.

Lazy Louie le gusta mira las pantallas, hasta que descubre las alegrías de ser active a través de algunas historias y poemas que son muy movidas. Con títeres, objetos y mucha participación, Barry Stewart Mann tendrá a cada uno estirandosé, nadando, bricando, corriendo, saltando…y ganando grande!! Para más información visité el sitio www.barrystewartmann.com


Event photos will be posted on Facebook! Check out what you missed or see if you were captured: Dalton-Whitfield County Library & Collaborative School photos, Calhoun-Gordon County Library photos, and Chatsworth-Murray County Library photos.


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Registration begins online on Sunday, May 29, 2016! This program is designed for teens in 6th – 12th grade.

Inscripción comenzara el domingo, 29 de mayo por este sitio web. El programa es para adolescentes de 6th – 12th grado.

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Dalton-Whitfield County Library Teen Summer Reading Programs:

Please note, teen programs are offered only at the library stated. Por favor tenga en cuenta, programas para adolescentes se ofrecen sólo en la biblioteca indicado.

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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.


teen_CaitlinChill Out! Yoga and Smoothies with Caitlin Freeman / ¡Relajate! Yoga y batidos con Caitlin Freeman

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.


teen_controller-2Fandom Fitness / Fitness para los Fanaticos

Create healthy recipes and participate in active events inspired by your favorite movies, books, games, and TV shows!

¡Aprende a hacer recetas saludables y participa en eventos de actividad  inspiradas en tus películas favoritas, libros, juegos y programas de televisión!


teen_ballerinaFitness Festival / Festival de Fitness

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

¡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!


teen_heartiExercise / Ejercicio

Come play a video game to get you moving, as well as life-size versions of your favorite retro and modern video games!

¡Ven a jugar un videojuego que te va a tener moviendo! Participa en unos  videojuegos en versiones retro y modernos.


Calhoun-Gordon County Library Teen Summer Reading Programs:

Please note, teen programs are offered only at the library stated. Por favor, tenga en cuenta , programas para adolescentes se ofrecen sólo en la biblioteca indicado.

Essential OilsEssential Oils

Come see how Essential Oils can help support so many body functions & learn many ways that you can save money using Essential Oils. Free samples will be given out. Pre-registration is required!



ChattooineChattooine Cosplay

Would you like to find out 1. How to pick a character 2. How to get involved in cosplay 3. How to put on character makeup. Come learn how to become part of Cosplay, and hang out with a few characters!



ZumbaZumba with Tennille Aker from Fitness First

Who doesn’t want to have fun getting fit? Zumba, the Latin-dance-inspired fitness workout, aims to help you do just that. Zumba uses music and choreographed steps to form a fitness party atmosphere. Come meet  Tennille Aker and join the fun!


WritingWriting Classes: From Young Writer to Young Author

Local author and founder of the Calhoun Area Writers, Karli Land, will be offering a workshop that will transform your writing and get it ready for publishing. Come learn the ins and outs of the industry and what it takes to get your book on the shelves.


SpaCreating Homemade Spa Products

Join crafting fanatic, Karli Land, as she teaches the basics of making your very own spa products. With basic ingredients and simple instructions, each participant will be creating their very own spa products to take home.


Chef CarlinChef Carlin

Chef Carlin, who is a personal chef, will teach us to prepare delicious and healthy meals. The class is hands-on and everyone will get to help prepare the menu & then eat. Pre-registration is required – Program limit is 25.


DrummerDrumming for Success with Dr. Arvin Scott

Come meet Dr. Arvin Scott, Professor of Music, from the University of Georgia, Athens. He will present hands-on, interactive, group drumming. This will be a fun, exciting, motivational and educational program.


Chatsworth-Murray County Library Teen Summer Reading Programs:

Please note, teen programs are offered only at the library stated. Por favor tenga en cuenta, programas para adolescentes se ofrecen sólo en la biblioteca indicado.

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Would you like to enjoy a nice afternoon in the library watching a movie and eating popcorn? You’re just in luck. We’ll be showing a movie and providing popcorn and drinks!


wiisportsWii Sports

We will be offering a chance for you to enjoy some sports indoors. If you like tennis, golf, bowling and more, you can enjoy a nice afternoon of playing these in the library.


smoothiesFitness & Food

Have you ever wanted to know how to make a smoothie that is healthy and delicious? We will be showing you how to make nutritional and yummy smoothies to help replenish you after your workout, or at any time of day.


kelsey dotsonYoga & Yogi

Local Yoga instructor, Kelsey Dotson will be showing us some moves and talking about how Yoga can influence your life for the better.



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Paper registration is available only at the Calhoun-Gordon County Library. At this time, no other NGRL Libraries are offering Adult Summer Reading Programs. All check-ins must be done at the Calhoun-Gordon County Library.

El registro en papel sólo está disponible en la Biblioteca de Calhoun-Gordon County. En este momento, no hay otras bibliotecas NGRL están ofreciendo programas de lectura de verano para adultos . Todos los registros de entrada debe hacerse en la Biblioteca de Calhoun-Gordon County.

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Essential OilsEssential Oils

Come see how Essential Oils can help support so many body functions & learn many ways that you can save money using Essential Oils. Free samples will be given out. Pre-registration is required!



YogaYoga with Angela Deaton from Fitness First

Come join Angela Deaton and learn how to meditate and relieve stress. Be sure to bring your own mat or large towel.



John ShiversWriting Workshop with John Shivers

Local author, John Shivers, author of 9 novels, will offer a class on discovering what to write & learning how to write.


SpaCreating Homemade Spa Products

Join crafting fanatic, Karli Land, as she teaches the basics of making your very own spa products. With basic ingredients and simple instructions, each participant will be creating their very own spa products to take home.


Chef CarlinChef Carlin

Chef Carlin, who is a personal chef, will teach us to prepare delicious and healthy meals. The class is hands-on and everyone will get to help prepare the menu & then eat. Pre-registration is required – Program limit is 25.



NGRL-Northwest Georgia Regional Library System Board of Trustees Meeting

The Northwest Georgia Regional Library Board of Trustees will be holding their quarterly meeting on January 26th at 5:00 pm at the Calhoun-Gordon County Library. The meeting is open to the public.

If you are interested in the meeting or would like to know more, please contact the Dalton-Whitfield County Library at 706-876-1360 for more information.