PTC Library releases May event calendar

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Here’s what’s happening at the Peachtree City Library this month:

 

Advanced Voting for the Primary Election:

Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

May 2nd – May 6th, 2022

May 9th – May 13th, 2022

May 16th – May 20th, 2022

 

Saturdays, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

May 7th & May 14th, 2022

 

Primary Election Day (Precinct Only):

Tuesday, May 24th, 2022

7:00 am – 7:00 pm

 

Conversational Japanese

Thursdays, May 5th & 19th, 2022, 6:00pm —Theater Room

Join the Peachtree City Library for an introduction to learning Japanese. 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 the Theater Room. For ages 14+ and all skill levels. No previous experience necessary. Seating limited. Registration required. Register at https://peachtreecitylibrary.eventbrite.com

 

Library Closed for Staff Development

Friday, May 6th, 2022

Please use the lower-level entrance for voting.

 

Mom’s Afternoon Out Movie Matinee

Saturday, May 7th, 2022, 1:00pm —Theater Room

Hardworking mom Allyson has a crazy night out with her friends, while their husbands watch their children. (2014). PG. 1hr 38min Seating limited. Registration required. Register at https://peachtreecitylibrary.eventbrite.com

 

Crafting at the Library: Pinwheel Wreath

Monday, May 9th, 2022, 10:00am —Readers & Writers Room

A crafting clinic for simple decorative crafts. All materials provided. This program is for adults ages 18+. Registration required. Register at https://peachtreecitylibrary.eventbrite.com

 

Morning Book Club
Wednesday, May 11th, 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+)

Hillbilly Elegy by J.D. Vance

 

OB, the Storytelling Dog

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

OB reads a fun new fairytale each month. https://facebook.com/peachtreecitylibrary/

 

Evening Book Club
Thursday, May 12th, 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+)

The Power of One by Courtenay Bryce

 

FOL “Books & Brews” Fundraising Event: Author Lynn Cullen Book Talk & Signing

Thursday, May 12th, 2022, 7:00pm —Line Creek Brewing Co.

Please join the Friends of the Peachtree City Library at Line Creek Brewing on Thursday, May 12th, as we welcome award-winning author Lynn Cullen, who will discuss her book Mrs. Poe, in commemoration of Mrs. Poe’s 200th birthday. The Friends of the Peachtree City Library will collect $1 for every pint sold of the limited-edition Friends Pilsnerbetween 5/12-5/15, as well as $1 for every six-pack sold until it’s gone. On-site book sales will be available courtesy of Book Miser. This is a drop-in event, no registration required.
Line Creek Brewing Co., 150 Huddleston Road, STE 300, Peachtree City, Ga. 30269

 

Keeping You in Stitches – Drop In

Friday, May 13th, 2022, 10:00am & Saturday, May 14th, 2022, 1:30pm —Readers & Writers Room

Bring your current project to a drop-in crochet hour.  Ages 18+.  No registration required.

 

What’s Jill Reading?

Thursday, May 19th, 2022, 8:30pm —Peachtree City Library Facebook LIVE

Join Librarian Jill P. for a reboot of What’s on Jill’s Nightstand? on the Peachtree City Library Facebook Live Page each month to find out what she’s been reading. https://facebook.com/peachtreecitylibrary/

 

Cozy Talk Book Club

Monday, May 23rd, 2022, 10:00am —Readers & Writers Room

A monthly book club to discuss your next favorite Cozy Mystery read. May’s book pick is Real Murders: An Aurora Teagarden Mystery by Charlaine Harris. Limited copies available at the Circulation desk. Registration required. Register at https://peachtreecitylibrary.eventbrite.com

 

Summer Reading Kickoff Event: Release Party with Authors
Karen White, Beatriz Williams, & Lauren Willig

Friday, May 24th, 2022, 5:00pm —Council Chambers @ City Hall

Join the Peachtree City Library for a book talk and signing with celebrated authors Karen White, Beatriz Williams, and Lauren Willig as we celebrate the release of their new book The Lost Summers of Newport. The Lost Summers of Newport will be released on Tuesday, May 17th. On-site book sales will be available courtesy of Book Miser. This is a drop-in event, no registration required. This event will be held in Council Chambers at City Hall.

 

Keeping You in Stitches – Tunisian & Basic

Friday, May 27th, 2022, 10:00am (Tunisian) & Saturday, May 28th, 2022, 1:30pm (Basic)
—Readers & Writers Room

Join Library Assistant Linda as she instructs you on basic or Tunisian stitches. Patterns will be provided.  Ages 18+. Registration required. Register at https://peachtreecitylibrary.eventbrite.com

 

Library Closed for Memorial Day

Monday, May 30th

 

Bookmark Design Contest VotingBegins!

DEADLINE: May 19, 2022

Bookmark Designs are in! Now it’s time to vote for your favorite. Categories include: most original, most colorful, and most creative. Vote for the top category in each grade level, Elementary, Middle, High School, and Adult. Vote at the library or online at https://forms.gle/ENqCnmZw57wZGcym9. The deadline to vote is Thursday, May 19th, 2022.

Winners will be announced online Monday, May 23rd to coincide with the Peachtree City Library Summer Reading Kickoff.

 

Writers Circle/Poetry

2nd Tuesday of the Month—Meet via Zoom

The library’s monthly adult writing groups. For more information email the facilitator at ptclib.writers@gmail.com.

 

Writers Circle/Prose

4th Tuesday of the Month—Meet via Zoom

The library’s monthly adult writing groups. For more information email the facilitator at ptclib.writers@gmail.com.