DW Teen Blog

Welcome to the Dalton Teen Blog!
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DW – Teen 3D Printing Workshop

Dalton-Whitfield Library presents a workshop teaching teens the basics of 3D printing

If you’re in 6th-12th grade, you’re invited to our workshop. You’ll learn what a 3D Printer is, get to start designing a 3D model, and earn a certificate for a free print on our 3D printer. Basic computer skills are necessary! Bring your ideas and creativity. Registration is required through the LTTC. Register here.


DW – Teen Duct Tape Wallet

Dalton-Whitfield Library presents a passive program for teens making Duct Tape Wallets: November 17th – 22nd

Drop by any time and grab some supplies and the instructions and make your very own duct tape wallet. There will be several colors to choose from and you get to take it home! If you take a picture, make sure to put it on our Facebook page so we can show it off for you! This program is for teens between 6th and 12th grade.


DW- Teen Origami Bookmarks

Dalton-Whitfield Library is offering a passive program making Origami Bookmarks from November 3rd to November 8th

Drop by any time and pick up supplies and instructions. Make an origami bookmark and then take it home with you. If you take a picture, make sure to post it on our Facebook page so we can show it off for you! This event is for teens in 6th to 12th grade.


DW – Sign-ups Begin for Teen Wii Tournament

Dalton-Whitfield Library will be hosting a Wii Tournament for International Gaming Day at your Library: Saturday, November 15th at 10:00am

To participate, sign up on the sheet on the teen bulletin board. Sign-ups begin November 1st. This tournament is for teens in 6-12th grade. Other types of games will be available for other ages.


DW – Ancestry Workshops

Dalton-Whitfield Library will be presenting Ancestry.com workshops: Monday, October 27th at 10:00am and Thursday, October 30 at 10:00am.

October 27th at 10:00am: Come learn the basics of using Ancestry Library Edition and see how the library can help you find your ancestors.

October 30th at 10:00am: Learn more the more advanced features of using Ancestry Library Edition and go more indepth on your family history.

These presentations will be offered in the LTTC, so go to the first floor on the elevator and take a left! We look forward to seeing you.
Ancestry.Com Workshops


DW – International Game Day 2014

Dalton-Whitfield Library presents International Game Day @ Your Library: Saturday, November 15th at 10:00am

Come to the library and play some games, including board games like Monopoly, Life, and Clue! Libraries across the country and the world will be hosting their own Game Days all around the same time. All ages are welcome and encouraged to join in.

For teens in 6-12th grade, there will be a Wii tournament. Drop by the library starting November 1st to sign up!


DW – TAG Meeting

Dalton-Whitfield Library’s Teen Advisory Group will be meeting

Are you part of the TAG yet? If you’re between 12 and 18 and you want to play a role in how the library serves teens, come to the TAG! Do crafts, chat about what you’re reading, and help us serve you.


DW – Teen Zombie Makeup and Wounds Workshop

Dalton-Whitfield Library and the Teen Advisory Group present a Zombie Makeup and Wounds event: Monday, October 27th at 5:30pm

All teens between 12-18 are invited to learn how to put on zombie make up and create fake wounds! It’s free to attend and snacks will be provided. Share your love of zombies and have some fun!

Come join the Teen Advisory Group and learn how to make Zombie Makeup and Wounds


DW – Teen Advisory Group Meeting

Dalton-Whitfield Library is reintroducing the Teen Advisory Group called TAG! The first meeting will be September 25, 2014 at 5:30pm

Teens between 6-12th grade are invited to join the TAG group. This is a volunteer opportunity that will allow you to help plan teen programs, give feedback on the library’s teen collection, and promote how great the library can be!

Snacks will be provided.

TAG poster


DW – Computer Lab Closed

Dalton-Whitfield Library’s Computer Lab will be closed: Wednesday, September 24th at 5:00pm until Thursday, September 25th at 12:00pm

The staff at Dalton-Whitfield Library will use the closed time to move the Computer Lab to the Learning and Technology Training Center. When the Lab reopens, it will be on the 1st floor of the library. To reach the 1st floor, simply take the elevator down and then turn left.

The last log-in on the computers will be at 4:00pm and time will not be extended past 5:00pm.

We appreciate your patience and apologize for any inconvenience! Make sure you drop by the Grand Opening on September 30th from 3:30pm – 6:30pm. Learn more about the Grand Opening.