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A.K. George
· November 8, 2016
The library is too small for such a elegant, massive building that it is in. It is like false advertisement. See a grand building with a grand sign 'library', only to be fooled once you walk in.
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Save the date: Sun. Feb. 25, 2-4, History with Elizabeth's Elizabeth Beers presents her new book, a compilation of her historical Newnan talks!

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ZOMBIES are coming. This Tuesday, Feb 13 join us for "Making Zombies: The Art of Cinematic Special Effects" with Prof. Brad Darvas, UWG Asst. Professor of Theatre. 6pm. Part of TONS series co-sponsored by NCLF. Univ. of W. Ga auditorium, Newnan. FREE, register now! https://www.eventbrite.com/e/tons-making-zombies-the-art-of…

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This Sunday at 2:00 -- WWI remembered on the 100th anniversary of its end - through folk songs of the era. Adam Miller introduces beloved classics in their historical context - Free! register now: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/adam-miller-folksongs-of-the-f…

70 million military personnel participated in the First World War (1914-1918)- “The War to End All Wars.” Many of the songs from this conflict have become part of the English-language oral tradition.One of the premier autoharpists in the world, Adam Miller is a renowned American folksinger and n...
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Save the Date! James Beard award winning chef Virginia Willis returns with her new cookbook and a demo May 5th at 10:30am - more details to follow. Not to be missed!

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Secrets of the Southern Table is available for pre-order! 😊

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Mark your calendar for Sunday Feb. 11 at 2! Join us as we look back musically to the bygone era of WW I...

On February 11th at 2:00 p.m., The Carnegie Library and the Newnan Carnegie Library Foundation present folksinger and storyteller, Adam Miller, in “Folksongs of... the First World War”. 70 million military personnel participated in the First World War (1914-1918) - “The War to End All Wars.” Many of the songs from this conflict have become part of the English-language oral tradition.

One of the premier autoharpists in the world, Adam Miller is a renowned American folksinger and natural-born storyteller. Miller accompanies his rich, resonant baritone voice with lively finger-picking acoustic guitar and stunningly beautiful autoharp melodies. A masterful entertainer who never fails to get his audience singing along, he has distinguished himself as one of the great interpreters of American folksongs and folktales, and as a performer who appeals to audiences of all ages.

To find out more regarding this program or to make a reservation, please contact The Carnegie Library at 770-683-1347. The Carnegie Library is located on the historical downtown square at 1 LaGrange Street Newnan, Georgia 30263. The Newnan Carnegie Library Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization that focuses on supporting and promoting the Carnegie Library through programs, speakers, authors and financial backing of events benefitting local communities.

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70 million military personnel participated in the First World War (1914-1918)- “The War to End All Wars.” Many of the songs from this conflict have become part of the English-language oral tradition.One of the premier autoharpists in the world, Adam Miller is a renowned American folksinger and n...
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Favorite author CS Lewis's great work, "The Four Loves", to be discussed next Tuesday at 6!

On February 6th at 6:00 p.m., The Carnegie Library and Dr. Louis Boynton, presents “C.S. Lewis’ The Four Loves.” Love is a virtue desired by everyone and misun...derstood by many. Inspired by the work of celebrated author C. S. Lewis, Community Health Psychologist Dr. Louis Boynton leads a discussion on how we can increase different types of love in our life by simply improving the way we practice Love. This program is part the monthly series at The Carnegie called the Health, Happiness & Harmony series.

Dr. Louis Boynton is an LPC (licensed professional counselor), trained in non-violent conflict resolution, crisis management, health and positive psychology, stress reduction and pain management. Dr. Boynton received his Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of West Georgia. He presents his research on psychotherapy, disaster mental health, and conflict resolution both nationally and internationally.

To find out more regarding this program or to make a reservation, please contact The Carnegie Library at 770-683-1347. The Carnegie Library is located on the historical downtown square at 1 LaGrange Street Newnan, Georgia 30263.

You can register online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/cs-lewis-the-four-loves-ticket…

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Please join The Carnegie Library for the next health happiness & harmony program. Love is a virtue desired by everyone and misunderstood by many. Inspired by the work of celebrated author C.S. Lewis, Community Health Psychologist Dr. Louis Boynton leads a discussion on how we can increase different....
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Tonight at 6: Bull-Baiting, Bears, and Beheadings: A Shakespeare Story presented by UWG's popular Dr. Meg Pearson. Full winter schedule here:

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Shakespeare returns with the scintillating Meg Pearson, UWG Chair & Professor of English - Tuesday, Jan 23: Bull-Baiting, Bears, and Beheadings: A Shakespeare Story presented by Dr. Meg Pearson Chair & Professor of English, UWG. "We’ve learned about Shakespeare’s words, now let’s learn about Shakespeare’s world. Join us for an evening of bear-baiting, beers, and beheadings as we take a tour through the mad world of Renaissance London and its theaters" First in the “The Other Night School” series presented by the University of West Georgia. Full schedule: www.westga.edu/sota. 6:00 pm, Carnegie Auditorium.

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"A Doll's House" today at 2! With Glenda Davis. Interesting insight from UK's "The Guardian": https://www.theguardian.com/…/dolls-house-henrik-ibsen-rele…

Three major productions in just over a year, one to be revived for the second time next week – why is this play about a Norwegian housewife so enduringly popular? asks Susanna Rustin
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Movie night: "A Doll's House" with Anthony Hopkins & Claire Bloom - to prep for our Carnegie discussion this Sunday 1/21 at 2, here's the link! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qnX8XSKs18c

A Doll's House 1973 Anthony Hopkins, Based on the Ibsen Play
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Glenda Davis returns Sunday, Jan 21 at 2 with Ibsen's shocking, "A Doll's House" - leading a 4 part deep dive into a work that sowed the seeds of social change. Jan 21, 28, Feb. 4 & 18. More info: www.newnanclf.com

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Martin Luther is NYT Editor's Pick this week! Hope Santa brought you one!

This week the NYTimes recommends Martin Luther as an "editor's pick"!

Suggested reading from critics and editors at The New York Times.
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Merry Christmas to you and yours! From the beloved Dickens classic courtesy of Carnegie fave, Eric Metaxas

How I love this story! And my favorite movie version is by far the 1970 Scrooge musical starring Albert Finney, with Alec Guinness as Jacob Marley!

A short summary of Dickens’s A Christmas Carol and some fascinating trivia about the book Charles Dickens’s classic Christmas tale A Christmas Carol was published over 170 years ago, in…
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Overall a good review of "Martin Luther" from the crusty NYT...eminently accessible and enjoyable to read by "the masses" Luther strove to reach. We like it. https://www.nytimes.com/…/books/…/eric-metaxas-martin-luther

Eric Metaxas’ “Martin Luther” seeks to make its subject attractive to a wide reading audience.
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We have several signed Martin Luther books available at the front desk today & Monday - wonderful event last night with the brilliant and very funny Eric Metaxas! Thanks to all who attended this sold out event, what a great audience! Pictured below Eric and a young fan ....Carnegie front desk: 770-683-1347. Cash (exact) or check to NCLF - $30

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Yes and we can't wait! Have a VERY FEW tix left, don't delay! Register here - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/eric-metaxas-presents-martin-l…

I'm speaking in ATLANTA tomorrow night!

Meet bestselling author Eric Metaxas as he presents his brilliant and inspiring new biography of the most influential man in modern history just in time for the 500th anniversary of the Protestant Reformation on Wednesday, Dec. 13th at 7pm in the Newnan Carnegie Auditorium. Metaxas is the #1 New Yor...
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