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This Week at the Carnegie: April 30th-May 5th

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.


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.


Goodreads 101 2:30-3:30 p.m. Goodreads is the largest site for readers and book recommendations in the world. With Goodreads you can catalogue and keep track of books you have read and want to read, connect with other book lovers, and much more! Join us to find out how Goodreads can enhance your reading experience. Reservations requested, please call 770-683-1347 or register online at


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.

A Tribe of Scribes 2:45-3:45 p.m. All writers in every genre are invited to this writing support group in the Newnan and Coweta area. It will be held on the 1st and 3rd Wednesday of every month. The current format will be casual, with participants given time to read something they brought and the others will give feedback, if requested. We plan to take time to discuss pressing writing issues or questions and get feedback from the group. To register to attend this free writing group please contact The Carnegie Library at 770-683-1347 or register online at For more information on the group please contact Sue Davis at


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 for more program information and guidelines.


Building closed 11:15 a.m.-1:15 p.m.


NCLF Program: Secrets of the Southern Table. 10:30 a.m.-12:00 p.m. Renowned James Beard award-winning chef Virginia Willis returns to the Carnegie for a “Derby Day” themed immersion into the best of southern cooking represented in her new cookbook Secrets of the Southern Table: A Food Lover’s Tour of the Global South. Virginia will showcase select recipes for patrons through her famously entertaining demos which include how-tos, what nots, and samples to savor. (Notably: Last year she was celebrity chef at the ultra-exclusive Mansion restaurant at Churchill Downs for the 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby). “Secrets of the Southern Table” is about more than just good food. Along with renowned photographer Angie Mosier, Willis traveled to 11 states in eight months across the four seasons, interviewing and photographing a wide variety of Southerners. The result is a showcase of the heart and soul of the region.

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


Newnan Carnegie Library / 770.683.1347 / 1 LaGrange Street, Newnan, GA / © 2020 Newnan Carnegie

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