Upcoming Regular Events
Morning Book Club
by Laura Kamoie and Kate Quinn
Evening Book Club
by Doris Atkinson Paul
Tuesday, October 8th @ 6:00 pm
Adult Sensory Storytime
Wednesday, October 16th @ 10:30 am
Tuesday, October 22nd @ 6:00 pm
Upcoming Special Events
AARP Smart TEK Workshop
Thursday, October 3rd @ 10:00 am~12:00 pm
This free, 90-minute Smart DriverTEK Workshop will help you understand current and evolving vehicle safety technologies and how to use them. You will learn how the benefits of these technologies may enhance your driving safety and extend your safe driving years. You will receive a vehicle technology checklist and learn to identify the safety technologies that best suit your needs when purchasing a new vehicle. The Smart DriverTEK Workshop is distinct from AARP Driver Safety’s Smart Driver course. Taking the Smart DriverTEK workshop will not result in a discount on your auto insurance. This event is free and open to the public and will held in the lower level of the library in the Floy Farr Room.
Seats are limited, therefore registration is required. Register at https://tinyurl.com/yy5ay956.
RedCross Blood Drive
Friday, October 4th @ 10:00 am~3:00 pm
The Peachtree City Library will be hosting a Red Cross Blood Drive on Friday, October 4th. Use sponsor code: PTCLibrary when making your appointment, however walk -ins are also welcome. Make your appointment at https://redcrossblood.org. The Blood Drive will be held in the lower level of the Peachtree City Library in the Floy Farr Room.
Crafting at the Library: Origami Pumpkins
Wednesday, October 9th at 6:00 pm (Floy Farr Room)
Wednesday, October 22nd at 10:00 am (Room 2)
A crafting clinic where participants learn to make simple decorative paper crafts at the library. This months craft is creating fall wreaths.
This event is free and open to the public. Registration required. Register at https://peachtreecitylibrary.eventbrite.com.
Mobile Career Resource Center Presented by Atlanta Regional Workforce Board
Monday, October 14th at 10:00 am to 3:00 pm
The Mobile Career Resource Center is a 13-station state of the art fully accessible computer lab. The unit offers a full array of services and has a private interview area as well as the option of dividing the classroom area into two separate rooms. The Mobile Career Resource Center provides workforce solutions for businesses and individuals. Businesses may use the mobile unit for recruiting, pre-employment screening, interviewing and training. Individuals will be served through various job search/career development activities such as on-line job search, resume and cover letter development, on-line tutorials and individual assessments and exploration of training eligibility and options.
The Mobile Career Resource Center is FREE and open to the public.
For more information visit the Atlanta Regional Commission website.
Discover Your SAT/ACT Testing Timeline
Monday, October 21st at 6:00 pm
Do you have a high school sophomore or junior? Are you wondering which standardized test they should take and when they should take it? Are you wanting better results?
If so, you NEED to be at this workshop! Intended for parents of high school students, this workshop will explore the standardized test taking timeline, embrace strategies for planning ahead, and learn how to reduce unwanted stress on the family while increasing student success. The presenter will provide handouts and valuable information about YOUR student’s personal testing timeline.
Creating an educational plan as it relates to the SAT or ACT is one of the smartest things a family can do while on their journey to college. Don’t be caught off-guard by waiting until the last minute!
This event is free and open to the public. It will be held in the lower level of the library in Room 2.
Register at https://peachtreecitylibrary.eventbrite.com.
Meet Your Library Friends Group
Thursday, October 24th at 10:00 am
Friends of the Library week is October 20 - 26.
The Friends of the Peachtree City Library will be hosting a "Meet Your Friends" morning with coffee, tea, and pastries on Thursday morning, October 24th, at 10:00 am in the Readers & Writers Room. Everyone is invited! Stop by and share a cup, and Meet Your Library’s Friends!
That same evening, Thursday October 24th, from 4 - 8 pm eat in or take out at Moe’s, in the Avenue, and the Friends will get 20% of the profits. Just be sure to drop your receipt in their bucket! Any proceeds will go to help the Library with the summer reading programs, assist with book processing, the Arts Initiative, the Joel Cowan History Room, and other programs and events. No registration required.
Game Night for Adults: Board Games
Thursday, October 24th at 6:00 pm
Relax and have fun at Board Game Night. Play our games or bring your own. Light refreshments. This event is free and open to the public. It will be held on the lower level of the library in Room 2. This program is for adults ages 18 and up.
This event is free and open to the public. It will be held on the lower level of the library in Room 2.
Register at https://peachtreecitylibrary.eventbrite.com.
Homefront Families of Military Heroes
Collecting Fayette County Military and Family Photos 1821-Present
Deadline: Thursday, October 31st
Peachtree City Library has partnered with Homefront Families of Military Heroes to collect Fayette County Military and Family photos (1821-Present) to be included in the Homefront Families of Military Heroes albums of remembrance. The submission deadline is October 31, 2019 to drop off non-returnable photos (limit 2) of family with their military member with rank, date, names, and relationship of the Military Member.
The collection box located at the circulation desk of the Peachtree City Library. For more information contact Fairy F. Wortham at email@example.com or visit https://www.homefrontfamilies.org.
Peachtree City Library Art Initiative: "Fast Action" Photography Exhibit
Ending October 31st
The "Fast Action" photography show continues throughout this month. The "front wall" show was judged by photographer Michael Geissinger, who spent 25 years as a White House photojournalist, and whose work was shown in the library in 2016. Geissinger chose the following winners: 1st Place: "Elephant Eye" by Reggie Root; 2nd Place: "Celebrate" by Barbara Corley; and 3rd Place: "Motorcycle" by Arlynne DeSilva. There were four People's Choice Awards: "Girl Riding an Elephant" by M. A. Martino; "Morning Mist" by Jim White; "Grand Prismatic Spring" by Reggie Root; and "Blue" by Kelly Cormier.
Also continuing throughout October are exhibits by Sandy Holcomb and Gloria Solly with the Fayette Society of Fine Art; artists Barbara Kelly and Ronda Schwenning are showing work on behalf of the Newnan-Coweta Art Association; and a selection of photographers for the Peachtree City Photography Club.
November/December's curated show will feature the drawings of the artists Natalie Schorr and Martin Pate. Also look for new artists on our associations walls.
For more information on exhibits and artist