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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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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!

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SRP2016 – iExercise – DW Teens

Dalton-Whitfield County presents a Teen SRP2016 Event: iExercise coming Thursday, June 30, 2016 at 4:00pm

Ejercicio en el jueves, 30 de junio a las 4:00

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.

Text @yalib to 81010 to get reminders and updates!

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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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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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SRP2016 – Fandom Fitness – DW Teens

Dalton-Whitfield County presents a Teen SRP2016 Event: Fandom Fitness coming Thursday, June 16, 2016 at 4:00pm

Fitness para los fanaticos en el jueves, 16 de junio a las 4:00

Create healthy recipes and participate in active events inspired b6y 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!

Text @yalib to 81010 to get reminders and updates!

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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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DW – Community Garden Talk

Dalton-Whitfield County Library presents an event: Community Garden Talk on Friday, May 6, 2016 at 1:30pm

Recently, some amazing 1st graders from Brookwood helped create a beautiful butterfly garden at the library. Join them for a brief presentation about butterfly gardents including how to care for it, which plants and butterflies to expect, and more. All ages are welcome to this event!

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DW – May the 4th Be With You Celebration (All Ages)

Dalton-Whitfield County Library celebrates the Star Wars fandom with May the 4th Be With You with programs for all ages on Wednesday, May 4th, 2016 from 5pm – 6:30pm

Children’s Celebration
Children of all ages are encouraged to dress up as ther favorite Star Wars character and join in the fun as we make crafts and play.
Teen Think Tank Celebration
Teens in 6th – 12th grade will create mini Star Wars piñatas while discussing the library’s plans for the summer. All materials will be provided.
Adult Celebration
Adults are encouraged to dress as their favorite Star Wars characters and partake in a friendly game of trivia!

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