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DW Teen Blog

Welcome to the Dalton Teen Blog!
Click one of the links below to be taken one of the most recent posts, otherwise feel free to scroll down and see what’s been going on in the teen department.

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DW – Teen STEM Scavenger Hunt / YA búsqueda del Tesoro (Tema: STEM)

Dalton-Whitfield County Library presents a Teen Event: STEM Scavenger Hunt on Friday, August 26, 2016 starting at 4:30pm

Compete in a scavenger hunt that will create clues with challenging STEM questions or small STEM challenges!

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Dalton-Whitfield presenta: YA búsqueda del tesoro (Tema: las ciencias, las matemáticas, y la tecnología) el 26 de agosto a las 4:30

Jóvenes van a competir en una búsqueda del tesoro a través de toda la biblioteca con pistas y preguntas de las ciencias, las matemáticas, y la tecnología.

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STEM SCavenger

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DW – Teen Back to School Beauty / YA La belleza para la revuelta a escuela

Dalton-Whitfield County Library presents a Teen Event: Back to School Beauty on Monday, August 15, 2016 starting at 5:00pm

Come learn how to create quick, simple hairstyles and basic makeup techniques for back to school from professionals!

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Dalton-Whitfield presenta: YA La Belleza para la revuelta a escuela el 15 de agosto a las 5:00

Una estiliza profesional y experta de maquillaje va a enseñar a los jóvenes como crear peinados simples y técnicas de maquillarse para la revuelta a escquela.

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Este programa es gratis y ofrece en inglés.

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DW – Teen Fandom Friday: Supervillain / YA viernes de fanes: Supervillanos

Dalton-Whitfield County Library presents Teen Fandom Friday: Supervillains on Friday, August 12, 2016 starting at 4:30pm

Let your evil side shine! Come play some deviant games, make “toxic” bath bombs, and make your own tattoos!

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Dalton-Whitfield presenta: YA viernes de fanes: Supervillanos el 12 de agosto a las 4:30

Jóvenes van a jugar un juego de grupo de “asesinato” con la tema de superhéroe / supervillano, hacer DIY tatuajes y pintura de la cara, y hacer verde bombas de baño.

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Este programa es gratis y ofrece en inglés.

FF Supervillian

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DW – Teen Nerdfighter Night: Esther Day / YA noche de Nerdfighter

Dalton-Whitfield County Library presents Teen Nerdfighter Night: Esther Day on Wednesday, August 3, 2016 starting at 5:00pm

Join fellow Nerdfighters as we watch Vlogbrothers videos, make crafts, games, and celebrate Esther Day! Don’t forget to be awesome!

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Dalton-Whitfield presenta: YA Noche de Nerdfighter el 3 de agosto a las 5:00

Jóvenes van a jugar Nerdfighter charadas, mirar videos de Vlogbrothers, y jugar Nerdfighter Bingo. Ellos van a tener la opción para hacer arte de tipografía o letras hecho de centavos.

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Este programa es gratis y ofrece en inglés.

Esther Day

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DW – Family Lego Day

Dalton-Whitfield County Library presents a family activity: Family Lego Day on Saturday, July 16, 2016 starting at 11:00am

Join us as we create and play! We’ll provide the legos and space to build. Other building blocks will be available for young children.

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DW – Teen Movie Day

Dalton-Whitfield County presents a Teen Event: Movie Day coming Monday, July 11, 2016 at 4:00pm

Come watch an awesome new movie about a galaxy far, far away. Poporn and water will be provided. Teens 6th-12th grade only, please!

Text @yalib to 81010 to get reminders and updates!

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DW – Teen Quest: Firefighters

Dalton-Whitfield County presents a Teen Event: Teen Quest Firefighters coming Tuesday, July 19, 2016 at 11:00am

Gain some volunteer hours while working to prevent forest fires. We’ll be painting campfire safety tips on wooden slices which will then be placed in local camping areas. Teens 6th-12th grade only, please!

Text @yalib to 81010 to get reminders and updates!

Questfire

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DW – Teen Fandom Friday: Retro Video Games

Dalton-Whitfield County presents a Teen Event: Teen Fandom Friday Retro Video Games coming Friday, July 29, 2016 at 2:00pm

We’ll be playing giant “Pong” using a bedsheet and ball. Then, we can play retro video games on a Wii and create retro pixel art using perler beads. Teens 6th-12th grade only, please!

Text @yalib to 81010 to get reminders and updates!

FF RVG

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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!

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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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Math Camp

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