Apr. 29, 2020

Virtual Programming via Social Media

While our libraries are closed during this global health crisis, we encourage our patrons to continue joining us on our social media platforms for posts from our staff as we work from home.

Summer Reading has begun!

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Dalton-Whitfield County Library

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The staff at the Dalton-Whitfield library will be posting content to each of the three social media accounts above Monday – Friday for the entirety of our closure.

Summer Reading Virtual Program Schedule

Updated: June 9, 2020

  • Monday
    • 2:00 PM – (Teens) Read-aloud: Thrallborn by Logan Petty
    • 6:00 PM – (All Ages) Monday Extra Funday: Summer Reading Performances on Facebook
      • June 8th – Animal Adventures (Facebook Live)
      • June 15th – Bill Packard, magician (Facebook Live)
      • June 22nd – Jennifer Daniels, musician(Facebook Premiere)
      • June 29th – Andy Offit Irwin, storyteller (Facebook Live)
      • July 13th – Julie Baggentoss, dancer (Facebook Premiere)
      • July 20th – Fiddlin’ Dan, musician (Facebook Premiere)
      • July 27th – Gene Cordova, ventriloquist (Facebook Premiere)
  • Tuesday
    • 11:00 AM – (Kids) Once Upon a Storytime (Facebook Live) – Read-aloud of various themed picture books
    • 2:00 PM – Teens) Read-aloud: Thrallborn by Logan Petty
    • 4:30 PM – (Teens) Group activity on Discord server
    • 5:30 PM – (Adults) Art or DIY via Facebook video
  • Wednesday
    • 11:00 AM – (Kids) Happily Ever Crafter via Facebook video – Join us for a craft you can do from home!
    • 1:00 PM – (Teens) Writing prompt
    • 2:00 PM – Teens) Read-aloud: Thrallborn by Logan Petty
    • 5:30 PM – (Adults) 4-1-1 informational post – different resources for the community to use on each social media platform
  • Thursday
    • 11:00 AM – (Kids) Erase Una Vez Bilingual Storytime (Facebook Live) – Read-aloud of themed, bilingual picture books
    • 2:00 PM – (Teens) Craft video via Facebook
    • 4:30 PM – (Teens) Anime Night via Discord through Crunchyroll partnership
    • 5:30 PM – (Adults) Sew Dalton tutorial via Facebook Video
  • Friday
    • 11:00 AM – (Kids) Tell Me Your Story – Children answer simple questions to begin forming their life story
    • 2:00 PM – (Teens) Fun or Informative video via Facebook
    • 5:30 PM – (Adults) Friday Fun photo or share

Calhoun-Gordon County Library

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Join us Monday – Friday for a read-aloud of short stories or classic novels in the public domain at 5:00 PM.

  • Monday
    • 11:00 AM – (All Ages) Monday Extra Funday: Summer Reading Performances on Facebook
      • June 8th – Animal Adventures (Facebook Live)
      • June 15th – Bill Packard, magician (Facebook Live)
      • June 22nd – Jennifer Daniels, musician(Facebook Premiere)
      • June 29th – Andy Offit Irwin, storyteller (Facebook Live)
      • July 13th – Julie Baggentoss, dancer (Facebook Premiere)
      • July 20th – Fiddlin’ Dan, musician (Facebook Premiere)
      • July 27th – Gene Cordova, ventriloquist (Facebook Premiere)
    • 5:00 PM – (Adults) Read-Aloud – Classic novels or short stories in the public domain
  • Tuesday
    • 3:00 PM – (Kids) STEM Activities – Simple activities that can be done at home
    • 5:00 PM – (Adults) Read-Aloud – Classic novels or short stories in the public domain
  • Wednesday
    • 10:30 AM – (Kids) Baby Lap Sit & Sign – Songs, rhymes, and sign language
    • 5:00 PM – (Adults) Read-Aloud – Classic novels or short stories in the public domain
  • Thursday
    • 1:00 PM – (Teens) Book Tasting – Chapters from various age-appropriate books
    • 3:00 PM – (Kids) Art – Simple art projects that can be done at home
    • 5:00 PM – (Adults) Read-Aloud – Classic novels or short stories in the public domain
  • Friday
    • 1:00 PM – (Tweens) Book Tasting – Chapters from various age-appropriate books
    • 5:00 PM – (Adults) Read-Aloud – Classic novels or short stories in the public domain
  • Saturday
    • 10:00 AM – (Teens/Tweens) Craft Tutorial – Simple crafts that can be done at home

Some content will be shared from the Dalton-Whitfield Facebook.

Chatsworth-Murray County Library

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During this closure, we will be sharing content from the Dalton-Whitfield Facebook.

  • 2:00 PM – (All Ages) Monday Extra Funday: Summer Reading Performances on Facebook
    • June 8th – Animal Adventures (Facebook Live)
    • June 15th – Bill Packard, magician (Facebook Live)
    • June 22nd – Jennifer Daniels, musician(Facebook Premiere)
    • June 29th – Andy Offit Irwin, storyteller (Facebook Live)
    • July 13th – Julie Baggentoss, dancer (Facebook Premiere)
    • July 20th – Fiddlin’ Dan, musician (Facebook Premiere)
    • July 27th – Gene Cordova, ventriloquist (Facebook Premiere)

Author

Betsy Powell
Librarian at Dalton-Whitfield Regional Library

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