Upcoming Board Meetings Print E-mail

The quarterly meeting of the Dawson County Library Board of Trustees will be held Monday, April 20, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. at the Dawson County Library, 342 Allen Street, Dawsonville, GA.

The quarterly meeting of the Lumpkin County Library Board of Trustees will be held Thursday, April 23, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. at the Lumpkin County Library, 342 Courthouse Hill, Dahlonega, GA.

The quarterly meeting of the Chestatee Regional Library System Board of Trustees is scheduled for Monday, April 27, 2015 at 5:00 p.m. at the Dawson County Library, 342 Allen Street Dawsonville, Ga. 30534.

All meetings are open to the public. Members of the audience may be allowed to speak at the end of the regular business session, if recognized by the Chairman. Visitors may not participate in board discussion of items on the agenda.

Full STEAM Ahead @ Your Library Print E-mail

Due to a generous grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, the Dawson and Lumpkin County public libraries are excited to continue STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) programming for the rest of the year!

We’re moving full STEAM ahead with our children, tweens, and teens, too! Dawson and Lumpkin libraries will be offering monthly, themed STEAM programs. These programs are designed to engage patrons in grades K- 12, and are FREE.

So join us at the library in 2015 as we discover new worlds together!

April – Math

Dawson County

Tweens – Tuesday, April 14 @ 4:00 PM

Teens – Thursday, April 16 @ 4:00 PM

Lumpkin County

Discovery Club (Teens) - Tuesday, April 21 @ 4:00 PM

K-5 – Tuesday, April 28 @ 4:00 PM

Learn all about math and the world around us!

May – Mechanical Engineering

Dawson County

Tweens – Tuesday, May 12 @ 4:00 PM

Lumpkin County

Discovery Club (Teens) - Tuesday, May 19 @ 4:00 PM

K-5 – Tuesday, May 26 @ 4:00 PM

Learn all about mechanical engineering!

August – New Technologies

Dates and times to be announced later

Learn about new technologies like a 3-D printer, Makey-Makey's and more!

September – Light

Dates and times to be announced later

Learn about light magic and what lighting can do!

October – Plants

Dates and times to be announced later

Learn about plants!

November – Animals

Dates and times to be announced later

Learn about animals!

December – Electrical Circuits

Dates and times to be announced later

Learn about electrical circuits!

New @ the Library Print E-mail
Introducing OneClickdigital Print E-mail

Chestatee Regional Library System, in partnership with RBdigital from Recorded Books, is pleased to announce the launch of OneClickdigital, an online service that allows patrons to check out eAudiobooks and eBooks, including best-sellers, Recorded Books exclusives, classics, selections for children and young adults, and much more.

Patrons have free access to eAudio and eBooks at home, in the library, or on the go. Many titles are multi-access, so multiple users can check out a given title at the same time, eliminating holds. OneClickdigital is compatible with all popular listening devices, and mobile apps are available for the iPhone®, Android™, and Kindle Fire. OneClickdigital features an easy-to-use interface with streamlined navigation, fast downloads, and automatic software updates. Live toll-free technical support is available at 1-877-77AUDIO.

Upcoming Programs @ Your Library Print E-mail
Databases With 24/7 Access Print E-mail
Research and Information

Chestatee Regional Library System is so excited to offer 3 new on-line databases for our patrons!  AND, you will be able to access these new resources through our website anywhere you have an internet connection!  Click on one of the pictures to get started now.







For all you Do-It-Yourself car mechanics - you will be able to access Chilton’s car manuals on-line! 
Standard features include:

  • Step-by-step instructions
  • Videos and animations that show how to complete repairs
  • Close-up photos and images to enhance understanding of the text
  • Wiring diagrams to help explain system operation
  • Troubleshooting and diagnostic information to help pinpoint searches
  • Maintenance and specification tables that highlight key information.


World Vital Records

World Vital Records is one of the largest and most resourceful providers of digitized and searchable historical records anywhere!  You can access records from the U.S., U.K., Europe and the rest of the world.  Along with standard key collections such as the complete U.S. and U.K. census records and an enhanced Social Security Death Index, you will also find rare and exclusive collections, such as birth, marriage and death records and immigration records from Germany and other European countries.  There are many historical photos and more than 1.5 billion family tree profiles.





Fold3 by Ancestry.com provides convenient on-line access to US military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who have served our country.  Original records help you discover and share stories about forgotten soldiers and the families that supported them.  You can combine records found on the site with what you have in your own albums and shoeboxes to create an online memorial for someone who served.