Carnegie lists schedule of September eventsFrom Staff Reports
The Newnan Carnegie Library offers a variety of programs for children and adults.
Here is the list of September programs:
• Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2:30 p.m. Gentle Tai Chi – exercise for good health, flexibility, and stress relief with instructor Yvette Monet.
• Thursday, Sept. 6, 10 a.m. Preschool Story Time – stories, music and craft designed for ages 2-4. Limited openings available.
• Thursday, Sept. 6, 2 p.m. From Book to Box Office – Read the book “The Accidental Billionaires” by Ben Mezrich then come to The Carnegie to watch the movie “Social Network.” Discussion to follow, refreshments served.
• Friday, Sept. 7, 2:30 p.m. The History of Quilting – Common Threads Quilters Guild will provide a program on the history of quilting from Pharaoh’s era to modern day patterns.
• Monday, Sept. 10, 2:30 p.m. Gentle Yoga – Instructor Elizabeth Dorsey guides gentle yoga exercises for stress relief, flexibility, stretching and strengthening. Wear comfortable clothes.
• Tuesday, Sept. 11, 9:15 a.m. “Language Learning through Song and Movement.” Children’s program sponsored by the Newnan-Carnegie Library Foundation, led by internationally-acclaimed language educator Uwe Kind from Africa.
• Wednesday, Sept. 12, 9:15 a.m. “African Fables” – Children’s program sponsored by the Newnan-Carnegie Library Foundation led by author Bruce Hobson. See an episode of “The Tinga Tales” now airing on Disney Jr. & BBC.
• Wednesday, Sept. 12, 3:30 p.m. Introduction to Speech and Debate – An overview of public speaking and the elements of debating a position. For teens though seniors.
• Thursday, Sept. 13, 10 a.m. Preschool Story Time – stories, music and craft designed for ages 2-4. Limited openings available.
• Thursday, Sept. 13, 2:30 p.m. The Joy of Knitting: A Tutorial – Learn to knit a watch cap. Bring the following: 1 skein worsted weight yarn, 1 set size seven double-pointed needles, 1 size seven circular needle – 16 inches. Instructor Joy Gugert will guide you through this project.
• Monday, Sept. 17, 2:30 p.m. Gentle Yoga – Instructor Elizabeth Dorsey guides gentle yoga exercises for stress relief, flexibility, stretching and strengthening. Wear comfortable clothes.
• Wednesday, Sept. 19, 10 a.m. History with Elizabeth – “Newnan Hospital – The New Location for a College Downtown Again.” Join local historian Elizabeth Beers for an informative presentation.
• Wednesday, Sept. 19, noon Sack Lunch Cinema – “Bullitt.” Bring your lunch and enjoy the classic. Drinks and dessert provided.
• Thursday, Sept. 20, 10 a.m. Preschool Story Time – stories, music and craft designed for ages 2-4. Limited openings available.
• Thursday, Sept. 20, 2:30 p.m. Veteran’s Muster III – Coweta Commission on Veterans Affairs provides informational program on Muster III.
• Friday, Sept. 21, 2 p.m. Armchair Travelers – “The Holy Lands” – Seminary student Meredith Loftis shares photo images and travel stories of her recent trip.
• Monday, Sept. 24, 10:30 a.m Carnegie Literary Circle – this month’s selection is “A Prayer for Owen Meany” by John Irving. New members welcome.
• Monday, Sept. 24, 2:30 p.m. Behind the Scenes – Experienced in movie set construction, Bryant Betsill shares information about life behind movie scenes and sets.
• Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2:30 p.m. A Writers’ Exchange – Writers of all skill levels gather to exchange ideas and work on their craft. Author Edwina Cowgill presents “From the Slush Pile to a Book Contract."
• Wednesday, Sept. 26, 11:30 a.m. Sack Lunch Program – Bring your lunch and enjoy a program with Don Whitehead, the first African American newscaster on a major radio station. Sponsored by the Newnan Carnegie Library Foundation.
• Wednesday, Sept. 26, 7-9 p.m. “The Carnegie – After Hours.” The Carnegie is open special hours and will feature a live radio broadcast starting at 8 p.m. All first floor services including computers and honor book system will be available.
• Wednesday, Sept. 26 7 p.m. “Retirement by Design” – find out how to translate your vision for retirement into tangible goals. Scott Waller from Edward Jones will provide this free educational investment program. Information only, no sales pitch.
For more information on Carnegie programs contact Amy Mapel, Carnegie director, at 770-683-1347. The Carnegie, a non-circulating reading room operated by the City of Newnan, is at 1 LaGrange St. at the Court Square in downtown Newnan.