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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The Fayette County Public Library now offers free downloadable audiobooks and ebooks!
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Library resources you can use at home.
ReferenceUSA is a powerful online reference and research tool providing library cardholders instant, real-time access to accurate, in-depth information on 24 million U.S. businesses and 235 million U.S. residents. ReferenceUSA makes it faster and easier to find new business opportunities, research executives and companies, find news articles, conduct job searches, research papers, locate addresses and phone numbers, conduct market research and much more.
Chilton Library is a 24-hour on-call "mechanic" which provides quick online access to repair, maintenance and service information on the most popular cars, trucks, vans and SUVs on the road today. Ford, Chrysler, GM, Honda, Toyota and numerous other makes are well-represented. With more than 50 years of information on actual auto tear-downs provided in step-by-step procedures, work on the engine, chassis, electrical, drive train, suspension, and more is made easier for mechanics of any experience. Photos, illustrations and repair procedures help to simplify even the most arduous tasks.
All library events are free and open to the public. For more information, call 770-461-8841.
Tuesday, June 7, 7:00 p.m. – Local Author Ross Greene will discuss and sign copies of his book, “A Fortress and a Legacy: The Gift of a WWII Bombardier’s True Story to the Daughter He Never Knew.”
"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.
Wednesday, June 15, 1:00 p.m. – Introduction to Reference USA. Learn how to use this powerful online research tool and make it work for you and your business. Reference USA is now available to Fayette County Public Library cardholders wherever they go – in the library or elsewhere!
Saturday, June 18, 1:00 p.m. – Poetry Open Mic hosted by the Poet Tree writers’ group. Poets age 15 to adult may participate. All ages are welcome to attend. See flyer for details.
The Mobile Career Lab is coming. Get free assistance with your job search from 1:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. on these days*.
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, June 10
When a gigantic great white shark begins to menace the small island community of Amity, a police chief, a marine scientist and a grizzled fisherman set out to stop it. Roy Scheider, Richard Dreyfuss, and Robert Shaw star in Steven Spielberg's blockbuster, one of the most popular films of all time. Based on the 1974 novel by Peter Benchley. (1975 ·- Rated PG - 124 min)
Friday, June 24
The son of an Irish sergeant, young Kim (Dean Stockwell) wanders through the streets and hills of colonial India, disguised as a native boy. Kim's adventures include an episode with a horse trader (Errol Flynn) who is actually a British secret agent; a sojourn with a holy lama (Paul Lukas) on a mysterious quest; and involvement with a plan to rid the Khyber Pass of Czarist Russian agitators. Based on the 1901 novel by Rudyard Kipling. (1950 - Rated G - 113 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.
June 13 - 11:00 a.m.
The Girl with Braided Hair
by Margaret Coel
On the Wind River Reservation in Wyoming, an animal unearths a woman’s remains. The victim, it turns out, was murdered in 1973, when American Indian Movement activists came to the reservation. A group of reservation women ask attorney Vicki Holden to press the sheriff to find the killer. Immediately, threats are leveled against Vicki and her friend Father John O’Malley. The duo races to find the killer before the killer gets them. Book Thirteen in the John O’Malley / Vicki Holden series.
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.
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 .
June 16 – 7:00 p.m.
The Wright Brothers
by David McCullough
Pioneers of powered human flight, brothers Wilbur (the abstract thinker and introvert) and Orville (the extrovert and hands-on doer) had limited formal education, but plenty of industry, imagination, and persistence, as seen in their early enterprises as newspaper publishers, printers, and bicycle salesmen in Dayton, Ohio. This account follows their single-mined devotion to the dream of flight, recounting their painstaking experiments, countless wrong turns and wrecked models, and long stints roughing it on the desolate, buggy shore at Kitty Hawk.
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.