“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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The British Are Coming! Announcing Winter/Spring 2017 Beloved British Author SeriesRead More
Beat the winter doldrums by joining a new book discussion group starting Sunday, January 22 at 2 pm at Newnan’s Carnegie Library. Presented by the Newnan Carnegie Library Foundation, the group will focus on outstanding examples of British literature. “This is a friendly way to look into some of those titles that you’ve always meant […]
February 21 | 10:00am | Carnegie auditorium
Award Winning Magician Ken ScottRead More
Ken Scott has over 20 years of experience, performing over 350 shows a year. He has entertained over a million people with his unique cutting edge programs. Ken is a THREE time winner of the Greater Atlanta Magician of the year award. In addition, Ken was also featured on CNN Headline News, where he headlined […]
March 12 | 2:00 | Carnegie upstairs
Oscar Wilde’s “The Picture of Dorian Gray”Read More
Third in the British Classic series: Written in his distinctively dazzling manner, Oscar Wilde’s story of a fashionable young man who sells his soul for eternal youth and beauty is the author’s most popular work. The tale of Dorian Gray’s moral disintegration caused a scandal when it ﬁrst appeared in 1890, but though Wilde was attacked […]
March 26 | 2:00 | Carnegie upstairs
Daphne Du Maurier’s “Rebecca”Read More
Last in the British Classics series: This book is one of the all-time greatest works of fiction, combining suspense, romance, and character development, all wrapped up in a mystery that is literally not resolved until the last page. According to John Grace of The Guardian, “Rebecca is the underrated classic of the 20th century…a masterpiece and […]
April 4 | 10:00am | Carnegie auditorium
Columbus State University’s “Jack & the Wonder Beans”Read More
Columbus State University’s Theatre troupe returns by popular acclaim with a time honored children’s classic! Briefly: All is well for Jack and his Mam. They have their home, a roof, a patch of land and a cow. One spring, when the cow goes dry, life on Wolfpen Creek has to change. In hard times no […]
| 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 Monday 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.