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Memoir Workshop

June 4, 2014 by Jill Prouty  
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Jessica Handler, author of Braving the Fire: A Guide to Writing About Grief and Loss (St. Martin’s Griffin, 2013), will lead a memoir workshop at Peachtree City Library on Saturday, June 21, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The workshop, entitled “There’s More Than ‘Me’ in Memoir,” is open to writers of all levels. There [...]

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Entrekin Book Signing

August 1, 2013 by Jill Prouty  
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Peachtree City resident and former FW cover girl, Jill Smith Entrekin, will be signing her lastest novel, Buck’s Junction, at Peachtree City Library on Sunday, August 4th, at 1:00 p.m.  Entrekin’s first novel, Start of Flint was released in 2011 by Room 272 Press and has maintained a 5 star rating on Amazon. Publisher’s Description of Buck’s Junction: Buck [...]

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Free Gardening Make and Take

July 12, 2013 by Jill Prouty  
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Peachtree City Library’s summer reading program for adults, Groundbreaking READS, is presenting a free “make and take” gardening project at the Peachtree City Community Garden on Wednesday, July 17, at 10 a.m.   Volunteers from the library and Peachtree City Garden Club will show you how to turn an empty plastic water bottle into a self-watering planter. Attendees are [...]

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Southern-Fried Sleuthing

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Peachtree City Library will host a book signing with local mystery author Larissa Reinhart on Saturday, May 18, at 2 p.m. Reinhart’s latest, Still Life in Brunswick Stew (Henery Press, 2013), is the second installment in her Cherry Tucker Mystery series. The first book in the series, Portrait of a Dead Guy (Henery Press, 2012), [...]

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Geek the Library!

April 15, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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It’s time to get your Geek on at the library! From Southern Metro Atlanta Counties to Macon and Middle Georgia, libraries began a “Geek the Library” campaign on April 1, 2013. This is a community-based public awareness campaign for Public Libraries and their funding agencies. Residents may soon add a new verb to their vocabulary—‘geek.’ [...]

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Nancy Lewis Book Signing March 14th at Fayette Library

March 7, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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Business Coach and Motivational Speaker Nancy Lewis, Co-author of “Real Women, Real Issues,” to Speak and Sign Books at Fayette County Public Library on Thursday, March 14 at 7:00 p.m.   The Fayette County Public Library invites the public to a book signing by Fayetteville resident Nancy Lewis on Thursday, March 14 at 7:00 p.m. [...]

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Starting a Book Club? How to Do It Right – and Make It Last

January 17, 2013 by Jill Prouty  
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A good book is something to be shared. Many people enjoy passing along used paperbacks to friends, but if you truly want to share your reading experience, there is no better way than through a book club. Can’t find a book club to suit your style or schedule? Form your own with a little help [...]

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Fayette Library Book Sale Jan. 26

January 10, 2013 by Fayette Woman  
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FRIENDS of the FAYETTE LIBRARY BOOK SALE Saturday, Jan 26, 9:00 am – 4:00 pm. The first book sale of the year at the Fayette County Public Library features over 9000 gently read books in 26 categories. Prices range from $.25 to $5.00. All proceeds are budgeted to the library to support various children’s programs [...]

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WWII WAC Helen Denton Book Signing Dec. 8

December 5, 2012 by Fayette Woman  
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Helen Denton, Retired Soldier and Author of “World War II WAC,” to appear at Fayette County Public Library on Saturday, December 8 at 2:00 p.m. The Fayette County Public Library is pleased to present local author Helen Denton on Saturday, December 8 at 2:00 p.m. to talk about and sign her new memoir, “World War [...]

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One Book, Many Seeds

June 24, 2012 by Jill Prouty  
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If you read only one book this summer, join the rest of Peachtree City and read The Seed Underground: A Growing Revolution to Save Food by Janisse Ray (Chelsea Green, 2012). The book won’t be available for purchase until June 29, but Omega Books in Peachtree City is taking pre-orders now. The Seed Underground is the [...]

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Michelle Obama Book Author to Hold Signing

May 17, 2012 by Fayette Woman  
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Clayton County Welcomes Author of Book Tracing Story of First Lady Michelle Obama’s Ancestors New York Times correspondent and author Rachel L. Swarns will be signing her new book, “American Tapestry: The Story of the Black, White and Multiracial Ancestors of Michelle Obama,” at the National Archives at Atlanta on Tuesday, June 26, 2012, at [...]

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Emerging Writers Showcase at Library

March 8, 2012 by Fayette Woman  
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A panel of nine local authors in the early stages of their writing careers will participate in the “Emerging Writers Showcase Spring 2012,” on Saturday, March 10, at 1:00 p.m., at the Fayette County Public Library in Fayetteville.  Each writer will give a book presentation, answer questions from the audience, and sell and sign books.  [...]

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