March 2022 Events-Peachtree City Library

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All events require registration,

Register at https://peachtreecitylibrary.eventbrite.com.

  Hotspots Available for Checkout! Peachtree City Library

Use your PINES library card to borrow a mobile hotspot and connect your device to the internet almost anywhere. Check it out for free. A mobile Wi-Fi hotspot is portable, can be connected to a laptop, smartphone, tablet, or other device.

 

2nd Annual Junior Art Show
March 1st-31st, 2022 —Peachtree City Library

The Peachtree City Library presents the 2nd Annual Junior Art Show! Throughout the month of March, Artwork by talented artists ages 1-13 will be featured on the Storytime Room window in the Children’s Department.

Come celebrate Youth Art Month and vote for your favorite!

 

Monthly Movie Matinee

Saturday, March 5th, 2022, 1:00pm —Theater Room

Join the Peachtree City Library for a screening of Agatha Christie’s Hercule Poirot mystery that takes place on a train. Bring a blanket, refreshments will be provided. Held on the lower level of the library in the theater Lab. Seating limited.

 

Writers Circle/Poetry
Tuesday, March 8th, 2022, 5:30pm —via Zoom

Writers Circle is a poetry writing critique group which meets the second Tuesday of the month. For more information email the facilitator at ptclib.writers@gmail.com.

 

Morning Book Club
Wednesday, March 9th, 2022, 10:00am—Readers & Writers Room

The Peachtree City Library hosts a morning book club on the 2nd Wednesday of every month at 10 am. (Adults 18+).

Tangerine by Christin Mangan

The last person Alice Shipley expected to see when she arrived in Tangier with her new husband was Lucy Mason. After the horrific accident at Bennington, the two friends – once inseparable roommates – haven’t spoken in over a year. Lucy, always fearless and independent, helps Alice emerge from her flat and explore the country. But soon a familiar feeling starts to overtake Alice – she feels controlled and stifled by Lucy at every turn. Then Alice’s husband, John, goes missing, and she starts to question everything around her. ~from Goodreads.com

  

Evening Book Club
Thursday, March 10th, 2022, 5:30pm—Readers & Writers Room

The Peachtree City Library hosts an evening book club on the 2nd Thursday of every month at 5:30 pm. (Adults 18+).

Cry, the Beloved Country by Alan Paton

Cry, the Beloved Country is the deeply moving story of the Zulu pastor Stephen Kumalo and his son, Absalom, set against the background of a land and a people riven by racial injustice. Remarkable for its lyricism, unforgettable for character and incident, Cry, the Beloved Country is a classic work of love and hope, courage and endurance, born of the dignity of man. ~from Goodreads.com
 

World Literature Appreciation with Nick Garcia

6 Week Course: Tuesdays in March & April

March 8th, 15th, 22nd, & 29th, 6:00pm

April 5th & 12th, 2022, 6:00pm —Theater Room

Join Nick Garcia for a six-week survey of short stories by Kurt Vonnegut, Flannery O’Connor, Chinelo Onwualu, David Sedaris, O. Henry, and Ernest Hemingway. Reading selections will be provided once registration is confirmed. This FREE event will be held on the lower level of the library in the Theater Room.

 

OB, the Storytelling Dog

Wednesday, March 9th, 2022, 11:00am —Peachtree City Library Facebook Page

OB the Storytelling Dog reads a fun new fairytale each month. No registration required. Visit OB at https://www.facebook.com/peachtreecitylibrary/

 

Dungeons & Dragons Club

Saturday, March 12th, 2022, 12:00pm —Readers & Writers Room

Come learn how to play Dungeons & Dragons (5th edition), a role-playing board game. For ages 14+. Under age 16 requires a parent/guardian with you.

 

Crafting at the Library: Tissue Paper Flowers

Monday, March 14th, 2022, 10:00am —Readers & Writers Room

A crafting clinic where participants learn to make simple decorative crafts at the library. This event is free and open to the public. All materials provided. This program is for adults ages 18+.

 

Owning Your Own Business with Mike Holmes

Tuesday, March 15th, 2022, 6:00pm —Readers & Writers Room

Have you ever wanted to own your own business? Come hear local owner/operator of Peachtree City Chick-fil-A, Mike Holmes as he shares his experiences and insights into becoming a successful entrepreneur. This FREE event is for teens and adults who are interested in learning about entrepreneurship. Chick-fil-A refreshments provided.

 

Mock-Tail Hour

Thursday, March 17th, 2022, 6:00pm &

Saturday, March 19th, 2022, 1:30pm —Floy Farr Room

Learn how to make tasty alternatives to your favorite cocktails. We’ll mix. You taste. Then you can take the recipes home to try with the real stuff. This FREE event will be held on the lower level of the library in the Floy Farr Room. This event is for Ages 18+.

 

Writers Circle/Prose
Tuesday, March 22nd, 2022, 5:30pm—via Zoom
The library’s monthly adult writing group for sharing and improving prose writing of all genres. The group meets the fourth Tuesday of every month. For more information email the facilitator at ptclib.writers@gmail.com.

 

Conversational Japanese

Thursday, March 24th, 2022, 6:00pm —Room 2

Join the Peachtree City Library for an introduction to learning Japanese. Using the Free Mango Languages learning system, participants will go through a lesson and then be able to practice in-person with a Japanese speaker. Are you already learning Japanese? Come have a chat and practice your conversational skills. This FREE event will be held on the lower level of the library in Room 2. For ages 14+ and all skill levels. No previous experience necessary.

 

Keeping You in Stitches – Advanced Techniques

Friday, March 25th, 2022, 10:00am –Readers & Writers Room

Join Library Assistant Linda as she introduces you to the basic stitches of Tunisian crochet. Already an expert? Bring your current project and share your company. Please bring the following supplies, crochet Tunisian hook and yarn. Patterns will be provided. This is a FREE event held in the Readers & Writers Room for Ages 14+.

 

Keeping You in Stitches – Basics

Saturday, March 26th, 2022, 1:00pm –Readers & Writers Room

Interested in learning basic crochet stitches? Join us for this introductory crochet class. Please bring crochet hook and yarn. Patterns will be provided. This is a FREE event held in the Readers & Writers Room for Ages 14+.

 

Cozy Talk Book Club

Monday March 28th, 2022, 10:00am —Readers & Writers Room

A monthly book club to discuss your next favorite Cozy Mystery read. March’s book pick is Murder on a Girl’s Night Out by Anne George. Limited copies available at Circulation desk.

 

Social Security Planning: Basic Rules and Claiming Strategies

Tuesday, March 29th, 2022, —Floy Farr Room

Two Sessions: 12:30pm & 5:30pm

Join Ray Dunlap, CFP®, AIF® and Renee Borchardt, CFP® for Social Security Planning: Basic Rules and Claiming Strategies. In this workshop, they’ll cover: How to decide when to collect your benefits, how to coordinate benefits with your spouse, the Social Security options available to divorcees, how the death of a spouse affects your Social Security benefits, how work affects your benefits, as well as how your benefits are taxed—and what you can do about it. The session will also include how to avoid making a poor (and almost irreversible) Social Security claiming decisions, the huge impact of survivor benefits on smart claiming decisions, how recent legislative changes may have impacted your strategy and what to do if you were counting on a claiming strategy that’s no longer available.