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This Week at the Carnegie: July 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.

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

Cirque du Todd 10:00 a.m.to 11:00 a.m. ages 7-12-- It’s a wacky, witty, one-of-a-kind performance! Cirque du Todd combines juggling, circus skills, a little magic, and just the right mix of comedy and reading encouragement. Reservations are strongly recommended and can be made one week prior to the event.

Author Shizue Seigel 6:00-7:00 p.m. During the frightening and confusing times following the outbreak of World War II, 120,000 Japanese Americans were incarcerated, almost two-thirds were American-born citizens and almost one third were children. How did it happen? Who stood up for Japanese Americans and why? Join July Newnan ArtRez artist-in-residence Shizue Seigel as she discusses how ordinary people become extraordinary advocates for justice and compassion.Shizue Seigel is a third-generation Japanese American writer, visual artist and community activist who explores complex intersections of history, culture and spirituality through prose, poetry and visual art. Her work is informed by seven decades of experiential connections across age, class, continents and cultures. Her books include Good Conscience: Supporting Japanese Americans During the Internment. Registration is requested for this free program please call 770-683-1347 or register online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/author-shizue-seigel-on-japanese-american-internment-tickets-46821076099.

Wednesday

Rube Goldberg Day Ages 11+ 10:00-11:00 am Build a complicated machine to accomplish a simple task. Learn about basic physics and the six simple machines that distribute force while building crazy machines from spare parts! Ages 12 and up. Space is limited! Call 770-683-1347 to reserve your spot or register online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/rube-goldberg-day-tickets-46984471820!

Gentle Yoga 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m.--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.

Thursday

Jennifer Daniels 10:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. -- Jennifer works closely with Eric Litwin, the author of the bestselling Pete the Cat picture books, performing stories and songs that get kids jumping, growling and excited about reading and creative self-expression!! Seating is limited.

Stop Motion Film 4:00-5:30 p.m. The Carnegie Library presents A Stop Motion film Series for Young Adults ages 11 and up. Learn to plan and make stop motion films with our Stik-Bot studio and iPad! Sessions will include story-boarding, team film making, and a showing of our completed short films Space is limited and reservations for this class are required.

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.

YA Movie Night 4:00-5:30 p.m. Join us at The Carnegie for a fun night of popcorn and superheroes! Call us at 770-683-1347 to reserve your spot or register online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/young-adult-movie-night-tickets-47276133187. Ages 13-19. All programs at the Carnegie Library are open to the public and free of charge.

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

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