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This Week at the Carnegie: April 9-13


This week we have so many great events and programs at the Carnegie. Please call 770-683-1347 to register for these programs in advance. Remember all programs at the Carnegie Library are open to the public and free of charge.

National Library Week—This week we will be celebrating National Library Week a The Carnegie Library! This year marks the 60th anniversary of National Library Week which was created to motivate people to read and support their libraries. Stop by during the week for trivia (with prizes!) and on Tuesday, April 10th for an open house from 12 noon to 2:00 p.m. with snacks upstairs and tours available. We’ll also be featuring staff book picks on our display shelving and doing a fun #bookface Instagram challenge.

Monday

Exercise is Medicine 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 a.m. -- EIM is a circuit cardio alternating safe and easy to follow low-impact aerobics with strength conditioning. Elastic tubing with handles is used for resistance training and core strengthening. The Exercise is Medicine (EIM) program includes “move and learn” activity designed to offer those of all ages with chronic diseases the cardio-strength-flexibility and balance training needed to safely improve chronic health condition symptoms.

Crochet 2:00 p.m. to 4 p.m. -- This class is designed for beginners as well as more advanced. If you want to learn the basics and make a lap robe then bring one crochet hook - size “h” - and one 7 ounce skein of “Red Heart” yarn. For all levels of skill. Instructor, Judy Davenport, teaches the basics and will guide through any trouble spots. For experienced, please bring your current crochet project.

Tuesday

National Library Week Celebration 12:00-2:00 p.m.—Join us for an open house with snacks upstairs and tours available.

Flourishing in Life: A Daily Practice 6:00-7:00 p.m. The Carnegie Library hosts Flourishing in Life: A Daily Practice. Join community psychologist Dr. Louis Boynton for a one hour discussion on Flourishing, the art of living a full life using the tools you need to recover from negative events. Discover a daily practice for better psychological health. Lively conversation and refreshments served! Registration is requested, please call 770-683-1347 or register online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/flourishing-in-life-a-daily-practice-tickets-44412518037. A health, happiness and harmony series.

Wednesday

Gentle Yoga 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm— This class is designed for adults & seniors of all levels of physical ability. Instructor, Yvette Monet, guides in stretching & strengthening muscles. Helps you to gain flexibility & balance and relieve stress.

CAREing Paws 3:30-4:30 p.m. The Newnan Carnegie Library hosts CAREing Paws. CAREing Paws, Inc. is a local group of registered therapy teams in Georgia that conduct visits in places such as nursing homes, hospitals, libraries and schools. They are a network of compassionate individuals who are willing to share their special animals in order to bring joy and happiness to others. Lola, a registered therapy dog, and her handler, Ms. Pam provide a free fifteen minute, private reading exercise for elementary and middle school aged students. * Registration required.* Please call 770-683-1347 to register.

Thursday

Preschool Story Time 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.-- A fun time of singing, dancing, reading, crafting, and learning! There’s always a little silliness too. This is a program that requires pre-registration. Please visit https://www.newnancarnegie.com/story-time for more program information and guidelines. more program information and guidelines.

Writing Workshop for Adults 2:00-3:30 p.m.-- Join award winning writer and humorist Alex McRae for a class on how to write your story! Whether you want to write your memoir or explore your life through writing about your experiences, he will be sharing his home grown and well earned writing experience in a small, intimate environment. Call 770-683-1347 to reserve your spot in this limited space class. You can also register online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/writing-workshop-for-adults-walex-mcrae-tickets-44112892850. This class is intended for adults age 18 and up.

Writing Workshop for Young Adults 4:00-5:30 p.m.-- Join award winning local writer and humorist Alex McRae for a class on writing designed for young adults ages 12-18 at the Carnegie! Learn how to tell your own story! He will be sharing his home grown and well earned writing experience for beginning writers! Call 770-683-1347 to reserve your spot in this limited space class or register online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/writing-workshop-for-young-adults-w-alex-mcrae-tickets-44113218825.

Friday

Exercise is Medicine 11:30 a.m. to 12:15 a.m. -- EIM is a circuit cardio alternating safe and easy to follow low-impact aerobics with strength conditioning. Elastic tubing with handles is used for resistance training and core strengthening. The Exercise is Medicine (EIM) program includes “move and learn” activity designed to offer those of all ages with chronic diseases the cardio-strength-flexibility and balance training needed to safely improve chronic health condition symptoms.

We hope to see you at the Carnegie Library this week!

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