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.

Please visit our site and discover how you can become involved as a patron, supporter and advocate of the dynamic, relevant and continually inventive Newnan Carnegie Library!


Upcoming Events

  • January 22 | 2:00 | Carnegie upstairs

    The British Are Coming! Announcing Winter/Spring 2017 Beloved British Author Series

    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 […]

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  • February 5th | | Carnegie auditorium

    Save the Date for Sister Schubert!

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  • February 12 | 2:00 | Carnegie upstairs

    Jack Whyte’s “Skyfall”

    First in the British Classics series:  During the days of the decaying Roman Empire, the legions of Britain struggle to preserve the ancient principles of loyalty and discipline-virtues embodied in the Roman general Caius Britannicus and his friend Publius Varrus, an ex-soldier turned ironsmith. Whyte re-creates the turbulence and uncertainty that marked fifth-century Britain and provides […]

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  • February 26 | 2:00 | Carnegie upstairs

    Mary Shelley’s “Frankenstein”

    Second in the British Classic series: This groundbreaking literary masterpiece is infused with elements of both the gothic novel and the romantic movement and is recognized as the first true science fiction novel. First published in 1818, today it wields considerable influence in literature and popular culture and has spawned a complete genre of horror stories, films […]

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  • March 12 | 2:00 | Carnegie upstairs

    Oscar Wilde’s “The Picture of Dorian Gray”

    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 […]

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  • March 26 | 2:00 | Carnegie upstairs

    Daphne Du Maurier’s “Rebecca”

    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 […]

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