“I believe that a library outranks any other one thing that a community can do to benefit its people.” – Andrew Carnegie
Beloved for generations since it first opened in 1903, the city-owned and operated Carnegie Library was returned to library service September 15, 2009. The Newnan Carnegie Library Foundation, a 501(c)-3 charitable corporation, was founded in 2008 to fund and further enhance library programming, literacy and learning for all ages … honoring the legacy of its great benefactor, Andrew Carnegie.
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Tuesday, February 18th | 6:00 pm | Carnegie upstairs
Newnan’s own …Read More
Carl Ware is an American success story. Born in 1943 to humble Georgia sharecroppers, he faced hardship while growing up black in the Jim Crow South. His father made history as the first black man to vote in Georgia’s Fifth Congressional District since Reconstruction. Ware worked his way through college, taking part in the Atlanta […]
Saturday, April 4, 2020 | 10:30am | Carnegie Auditorium
Patti Callahan Presents “Becoming Mrs. Lewis”Read More
Join us as we celebrate the launch of Patti Callahan’s new paperback edition of “Becoming Mrs. Lewis”. For fans of CS Lewis and his brilliant, irascible and wholly American wife, Joy Gresham Lewis, this will be a special occasion to find out more of what become a special and very unusual pairing. Callahan’s depth of […]
Wednesday, April 8, 2020 | 3:30pm | Carnegie Auditorium
Marie Benedict presents “Lady Clementine”Read More
In 1909, Clementine Churchill steps off a train with her new husband, Winston. An angry woman emerges from the crowd to attack, shoving him in the direction of an oncoming train. Just before he stumbles, Clementine grabs him by his suit jacket. This will not be the last time Clementine Churchill saves her husband. New […]
Tuesday, April 14 ,2020 | 6:00pm | Carnegie Auditorium
Pat McKee presents “Ariel’s Island”Read More
Can artificial intelligencelearn morality? Paul McDaniel is framed for the murder of a judge. He enlists Ariel, an artificial intelligence (AI) program, to help clear his name. Paul discovers that Ariel’s lack of a moral code and his failure to guide her results in disaster as Ariel changes from able assistant and powerful rescuer to jealous […]
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Our Newest Acquisition! PBS’s “The Great American Read was a 2018 series that explored and celebrated the power of reading, determining America’s best loved novels through an extensive nationwide poll.Through the generosity of the Edgar B.Hollis Testamentary Trust, missing selections were acquired and every winner from 1 to 100 can now be found on the honor book shelves of […]
| 11:30am | Carnegie Auditorium
Exercise is MedicineRead More
Newnan Carnegie Library Foundation in partnership with Piedmont Newnan Fitness Center sponsor “Exercise is Medicine” at Newnan Carnegie Library on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays at 11:30AM. Piedmont certified fitness instructors provide 45 minutes of circuit exercises designed for cardio workout, increased strength, improved balance and stress relief.