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This Week at the Carnegie: February 25-March 1


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

Literary Circle 9:30 a.m.-11:00 a.m.— The Carnegie Library’s book club meets monthly to discuss the book of the month. This month’s selection is Last Bus to Wisdom by Ivan Doig.

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.

Adoptive Parents Group 7:00-8:00 p.m. The Adoptive Parents Group is an open group, and will meet on the fourth Monday of each month from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the Carnegie Library in Newnan. The group is led by Dr. Mark Andrews with Adoptive Family Resources of Newnan. Dr. Andrews has been an adoptive parent for twenty-five years, and has nearly thirty years experience as a family therapist, working with many domestically and internationally-adopted children and their families. Both domestic and international adoptive parents are welcome to attend the group. Feel free to contact Dr. Andrews at: adoptiveresourcesnow@gmail.com or by phone at 530-210-7722. For more information please visit https://www.facebook.com/events/1975558235868681/

Tuesday

As the Page Turns 3:30-4:30 p.m. The Carnegie Library is proud to present As the Page Turns, our afternoon book club. The book club will meet the fourth Tuesday of the month and read books from a variety of genres. This month the books are The Pecan Man and The Truth About Grace by Cassie Dandridge Selleck. To register for this program please visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/as-the-page-turns-tickets-55304142178

Wednesday

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.

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.

Book Club with Lola 3:30-4:30 p.m. Lola, a registered therapy dog, and her handler, Ms. Pam provide a free fifteen minute, private reading exercise for elementary and middle aged students. Registration required, please call 770-683-1347.

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.

Brain Health: How to Protect Yourself 2:30-3:30 p.m. Most of us know how important it is to work on our physical fitness…but how often do we work on our mental fitness. Our brain is the most important organ in our body. Come join Essential Matters Wellness at our free interactive class to help ramp up your mind power and give yourself a mental edge. Reservations are requested by calling 770-683-1347 or online at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/brain-health-how-to-protect-yourself-tickets-55784537052.

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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