February Library Events – Peachtree City Library

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3rd Annual Junior Art Show:

Peachtree City Library

Submission Deadline: February 1st-28th, 2023
It’s Junior Art Show time again! Peachtree City Library is sending out a call to all Junior Artists ages 1-13 to participate in our 3rd Annual Junior Art Show. This year’s theme is “Be Kind.” The artwork can be a drawing, sketch, coloring, or painting. Participants must print out our template or pick up one at the Circulation Desk at the Peachtree City Library to be entered into the show. The artwork will be featured on the Storytime Window in the Children’s Department throughout March 2023. Every artist will receive a treat just for participating. We will accept paper submissions at the Circulation Desk or by email to Cherese Cadet at ccadet@peachtree-city.org through Tuesday, February 28, 2023.

John Cribb Book Talk & Signing:

Thursday, February 2nd, 2023, 1:00pm—Floy Farr Room

Join the Peachtree City Library for a book talk and signing with celebrated author John Cribb. The Rail Splitter: A Novel by John Cribb tells the story of Abraham Lincoln’s remarkable journey from a log cabin to the threshold of the White House—a journey that turns him into one of America’s most beloved heroes. 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 person at Peachtree City Floy Farr Room on the lower level of the library.

Conversational Spanish:

Thursdays starting February 2nd, 2023, 6:00pm —Theater Room

Join the Peachtree City Library staff for conversational Spanish. Are you already learning Spanish? Come have a chat and practice your conversational skills. For ages 14+ and all skill levels. No previous experience necessary. This is a drop-in event, no registration required.

Tabletop Games for Adults:

Saturday, February 4th, 2023, 2:00pm-4:00pm—Storytime Room

Relax and have fun with tabletop games. Play our games or bring your own. This free drop-in event is open to the public. No registration required. Ages 18+. February games: Card Games.

Excel Beginner Level I:

Tuesday, February 7th & 9th, 2023, 5:30pm—Room 2

Two Sessions: Choose either date

Join Linda B. for an Excel Beginner Level I class. Participants must know how to use a computer, open and save an Excel file. The class with be using Excel 2016. If you have your own laptop, please bring it. Space is limited. Ages 18+. Registration required. Register at https://peachtreecitylibrary.eventbrite.com.

Fairy Tales Read & Find:

Wednesday, February 8, 2023, 11:00am—Peachtree City Library Facebook Page

Join Peachtree City Library online on our Facebook page for Fairy Tales Read & Find with Lee St. John, OBie the Storytelling Dog’s mama. She will read a new fairy tale each month with a hidden objects coloring page. Watch the video and find the hidden objects or stop by the library to get your own copy of the coloring page. This month’s tale is Alice in Wonderland. Lee St. John is a retired school teacher and an Amazon bestselling humor author. We hope you enjoy the story! https://facebook.com/peachtreecitylibrary/

Red Cross Blood Drive:
Friday, February 10th, 2023, 10:00am-3:00pm —Floy Farr Room

The Peachtree City Library will be hosting a Red Cross Blood Drive on Friday, February 10th. Use Sponsor Code: PTCLibrary when making your appointment, however walk-ins are also welcome. The Blood Drive will be held in the lower level of the Peachtree City Library in the Floy Farr Room. Please use the lower-level entrance.

 

Movie Matinee: Mocktails and a Movie

Saturday, February 11th, 2023, 1:00pm —Theater Room

Join the Peachtree City Library for a screening of monthly matinee movie. Bring a blanket, refreshments will be provided. Held on the lower level of the library in the theater. Seating limited. Ages 18+. Registration Required. Register at https://peachtreecitylibrary.eventbrite.com

Adult Pick-Up Craft Week: Shamrock Pin:

Week of Monday, February 13th, 2023 —Peachtree City Library Facebook Page

Pick up your craft kit and then tune in to the Peachtree City Library’s Facebook Page on Monday, February 13th to watch an instructional video on how to create your own super easy DIY craft. Library Assistant Susan C. will show you all the ins and outs of this super easy craft. Ages 18+. https://facebook.com/peachtreecitylibrary/

Learn Korean:

Tuesdays, February 14th & 21st, 2023, 6:00pm — Readers & Writers Room

What is K-culture? It’s a term used to describe the phenomenal growth of Korean entertainment, food, music, movies, beauty, and fashion products that have become popular worldwide. Come learn the basics of the Korean language and enjoy this popular cultural trend. This event, hosted by Peachtree City Library’s special guest instructor, is free and open to the public. No previous experience necessary. No registration required.

Adult Sensory Storytime:

Wednesday, February 15th, 2023, 12:15pm —Readers & Writers Room

This 30-minute storytime and craft for adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities. This is a free, drop-in event and will be held in the Readers & Writers Room.

Keeping You in Stitches:

Saturday, February 18th, 2023, 12:00pm —Readers & Writers Room

Join Linda B. as she instructs you on basic crochet stitches. Patterns will be provided. Ages 18+.  This is a drop-in event, no registration required.

What’s Jill Reading?:

Thursday, February 23rd, 2023, 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/

“Based on the Book” Film Series:

Friday, February 24th, 2023, 10:00am & 7:00pm —Theater Room

Many of the most popular films created since the invention of the moving picture were based on books. Join Peachtree City Library for a new film series “Based on the Book,” viewing films of new and classic titles. February’s film is Must Love Dogs (2005). This free event will be held in the Theater Room on the lower level of the library. The 7pm session is an “after hours” event, please use the lower-level entrance.  Seating is limited. Registration required.
Register at https://peachtreecitylibrary.eventbrite.com.

Cozy Talk Book Club:

Monday, February 27th, 2023, 10:00am —Readers & Writers Room

A monthly book club to discuss your next favorite Cozy Mystery read. February’s book pick is Every Crooked Nanny by Kathy Trocheck. Limited copies available at the Circulation desk. This is a drop-in event, no registration required. Ages 18+.

Neurographic Art:

Tuesday, February 28th, 2023, 4:30pm-6:00pm –Storytime Room

Neurographic art–a therapeutic art technique–is a simple way to transform stress into a beautiful work of art by drawing freeform lines using watercolor paints, markers and pencils. All materials provided, however, participants are welcome to bring their own watercolor paint. Space is limited. Program running time: 1 hour, 30 minutes. Ages 9 to Adult. Registration required. Register at https://peachtreecitylibrary.eventbrite.com.