Fayette County Public Library
1821 Heritage Park Way
Fayetteville, Georgia 30214
M - Th: 9 a.m.- 9 p.m.
F - Sa : 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
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All library events are free and open to the public. For more information, call 770-461-8841.
"Learn and Play Chess" – Ages 7-Adult - Bring a board if you have one. SPECIAL SUMMER SCHEDULE for June & July only: 2-3 p.m. on the following Tuesdays & Thursdays: June 2, 7, 16, 30 and July 7, 12, 19, 26.
Saturday, July 9, 1:00 p.m. – Publish Your Own Book! presented by author Milton Davis. Learn the ins & outs and nuts & bolts of independent publishing.
Saturday, July 16, 1:00 p.m. – Gone With the Wind free movie screening. Presented in partnership with the Holliday-Dorsey-Fife Museum. Suitable for age 12 and older.
The Mobile Career Lab is coming. Get free assistance with your job search from 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Tuesday, July 12 and Tuesday, July 26.
Books to Movies A to Z: a free film series for adults - Watch for (almost) a whole alphabet's worth of free movies based on books throughout 2016.
Friday, July 8
James Mason plays professor Humbert Humbert, who develops an obsession with his landlady’s teenage daughter. Also starring Peter Sellers as smarmy TV writer Clare Quilty, who seems inordinately interested in Humbert’s behavior. In adapting his 1955 novel to film, Vladimir Nabokov downplayed the wicked satire and sensuality of the material, concentrating instead on the story's farcical aspects. (1962 - Not Rated - 152 min)
Friday, July 22
Memoirs of a Geisha
In 1929 Japan, an impoverished nine-year-old girl named Chiyo is sold to a geisha house and subjected to cruel treatment from the owners and the head geisha. Chiyo grows up to become the geisha Sayuri, trained in all the artistic and social skills a geisha must master to survive in a society of wealth, privilege, and political intrigue. Based on the 1997 novel by Arthur Golden. (2005 - Rated PG-13 - 145 min)
Monday Morning Mystery: A Book Group for Adults. Second Monday of the month, 11 a.m. For more information, contact Sarah Trowbridge at firstname.lastname@example.org or 770-305-5343, or Jessica Kuhr at email@example.com or 770-305-5327.
July 11 - 11:00 a.m.
The Wrong Girl
by Hank Phillippi Ryan
Investigating allegations against an adoption agency that is suspected of reuniting adopted children with the wrong birth parents, reporter Jane Ryland finds her efforts suspiciously tied to Jake Brogan’s case involving a young woman’s brutal murder and the disappearance of a baby. Book Two in the Jane Ryland series.
August 8 - 11:00 a.m.
Flesh and Bone
by Jefferson Bass
The mummified body of a woman is found in a cave in Tennessee. Bill Brockton, who works at the University of Tennessee’s Body Farm, has seen his share of gruesome sights, but this one has him stymied. And when a second body turns up, Brockton finds himself square in the spotlight ... and in big trouble. Book Two of the Body Farm mysteries.
Thursday Night Book Group: Third Thursday of the month, 7 p.m. New members are always welcome! Book discussion led and moderated by a librarian. Light refreshments provided compliments of the Friends of the Fayette County Public Library. Please sign up at the desk or contact Sarah Trowbridge at 770-305-5343, or firstname.lastname@example.org .
July 21 – 7:00 p.m.
by Kurt Vonnegut
Informed by Vonnegut’s experience as a prisoner of war and centering on the infamous fire-bombing of Dresden, this blend of existential satire and science fiction uses Billy Pilgrim’s odyssey through time to reflect the mythic journey of our own fractured lives as we search for meaning in what we are afraid to know.
August 18 – 7:00 p.m.
The Wrong Man: The Final Verdict on the Dr. Sam Sheppard Murder Case
by James Neff
One of the most famous murder cases of the 20th century, the Sheppard case was the inspiration for “The Fugitive.” The brutal murder of Marilyn Sheppard in a Cleveland suburb in 1954 led to the wrongful conviction and imprisonment of her husband. Drawing on a decade of research and access to crime-scene evidence, an investigative journalist demonstrates conclusively that Sam Sheppard did not kill his wife and points to the man actually responsible for the killing.
The Poet Tree: Poetry Circle and Workshop: the third Monday of every month, 7-8:30 p.m. A monthly poetry-reading and writing group for adults and high school students. Facilitated by local poet Sara DeLuca. Open to all poets, aspiring poets, and poetry lovers, high school age and up. Read, share and discuss the work of your favorite published poets. Explore the elements and devices of all kinds of poetry. Write and share new writing in a supportive atmosphere. For more information, contact Sarah Trowbridge, Public Services Librarian: email@example.com. Hosted by the Fayette County Public Library and the Friends of the Fayette County Public Library.
Speak Up! What Kinds of Adult Programs and Events Would You Like to See at Your Library? If you have ideas for things to do, see and learn at your library, don't keep them to yourself…please let us hear from you. Drop a note in our suggestion box at the circulation desk, or email Sarah Trowbridge, Public Services Librarian: firstname.lastname@example.org
Baby Dayzzz: Parenting and Newborn monthly informational group meets on the second Tuesday of each month at 10 a.m. Babies up to six months old are welcome. This group offers support and answers to all your newborn questions during the first month. An educational speaker will present a new topic each month. Sponsored by Piedmont Fayette Hospital and Fayette County Public Library.
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Can’t find time to read? Join the Library’s Online Book Clubs and start receiving chapters from popular books in your daily email. Every day, Monday through Friday, we’ll send you a portion of a book that takes only five minutes to read. During the week, you’ll have a chance to read 2 or 3 chapters, enough to know if it’s a book you want to check out from the library and finish. You can read a wide variety of books including fiction, nonfiction, romance, business, teen and mystery books. Read at home, at work, or at school. The Online Book Clubs are a free service of the library. Click on the image below and start making time for reading again.
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Georgians may now register to vote online:
Christeen Snell, Library Director
770.461.8841 Ext. 5333
Christy Dyson, Public Services Librarian
770.461.8841, Ext. 5345
Jessica Kuhr, Public Services Librarian
770.461.8841, ex. 5327
Sarah Trowbridge, Public Services Librarian
770.461.8841 Ext. 5343
The Fayette County Public Library:
Outstanding programming for all ages, includes:
The library's goals are to serve as a role model of excellence in customer service and information delivery for all patrons; and to be utilized as the County's Info Source and as a center for cultural arts for Fayette County.
The Fayette County Public Library is an affiliate of the Flint River Regional Library System. Our mission is to provide: current, high-interest materials and programs; materials and programs for lifelong learning; information-seeking skills training and assistance; awareness of cultural diversity and answers to questions. The library respects the right of every individual to access all library materials freely.