November Events – Peachtree City Library

November Events – Peachtree City Library

National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) Kickoff Event:

Tuesday, November 1st, 2022, 6:00pm-8:00pm —Partners II Pizza Aberdeen

Join the Peachtree City Library for the National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) Kickoff with complimentary pizza and soda at Partner’s Pizza II – Aberdeen. Registration required. Register at https://peachtreecitylibrary.eventbrite.com

Beanstack Fall Reading Challenge:

Tuesday, November 1st—Wednesday, December 28th, 2022

Read 2 books per month and be entered into a drawing to win a prize each month. Drawings will be held at the end of each month on November 30th and December 31st. One winner per drawing. Register through Beanstack at https://frrls.beanstack.org, download the Beanstack App, or by visiting the Peachtree City Library website at https://peachtree-city.org/library.

First Line Literary Contest: A NaNoWriMo Event:

Submissions Accepted: Tuesday, November 1st—Saturday, November 19th, 2022

Give us your best opening line for an imaginary novel in any topic or genre. Your first sentence must draw us in and leave us wanting more. Contest is open to Elementary, Middle, High School, and Adults. Submissions must be original and one sentence in length (300 characters maximum). You may submit more than one entry, but there will only be one prize per person. Submit online, print, or pick up a form at PTC Library Circulation Desk. Winners will be announced on November 30th. Email questions to Cherese Cadet at [email protected]

Keeping You in Stitches: Special Holiday Project:

Thursday, November 3rd, 2022, 5:00pm —Readers & Writers Room

Join Linda B. for a 2-session special holiday crochet project. Registration required. Register at https://peachtreecitylibrary.eventbrite.com.

Conversational Spanish:

Every Thursday beginning November 3rd, 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.

OB, the Storytelling Dog:

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

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

Jennifer Coburn: Book Talk & Signing:

Friday, November 11th, 2022, 11:00am —Floy Farr Room

Based on true events, Jennifer Coburn‘s CRADLES OF THE REICH was inspired by the largely untold stories of the Lebensborn program, Himmler’s state supported housing for young women whose sole purpose was to give birth to pure blooded Aryan children to be raised by SS families as future leaders of the new Nazi Germany. On-site book sales available courtesy of Book Miser. This is a free, drop-in event. This event will take place on the lower level of the library in the Floy Farr Room.

NaNoWriMo Write-Ins:

Friday, November 11th, 2022, 3:00pm-5:00pm —Floy Farr Room

Tuesday, November 15th 2022, 6:00pm-8:00pm —Readers & Writers Room

Wednesday, November 30th 2022, 3:00pm-5:00pm —Readers & Writers Room

Join the Peachtree City Library for three write-in sessions scheduled this month for National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo)! NaNoWriMo began in 1999 as a daunting but straightforward challenge: to write 50,000 words of a novel in 30 days. Hopeful writers can find their local NaNoWriMo chapter and get connected virtually at https://nanowrimo.org. Young writers are welcome here at https://ywp.nanowrimo.org. These are drop-in events, no registration required.

Keeping You in Stitches:

Saturday, November 12th, 2022, 10:30am —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.

Karen Grassle: After Hours Book Talk & Signing:

Monday, November 14th, 2022, 6:00pm —Floy Farr Room

An “after-hours” book talk and signing with Karen Grassle, author of Bright Lights, Prairie Dust. We know Karen Grassle best as the actress playing the strong prairie woman Caroline Ingalls, but here is the complex, funny, rebellious, and soulful woman we didn’t know. On-site book sales available courtesy of Book Miser. This is a drop-in event. The event will take place on the lower level of the library in the Floy Farr Room. Please enter the library through the lower level entrance at the back of the library.

Adult Pick-Up Craft Week: Paper Bag Stars:

Week of Monday, November 14th, 2022 —Peachtree City Library Facebook Page

Pick up your craft kit and then tune in to the Peachtree City Library’s Facebook Page on Monday, November 14th 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/

Adult Sensory Storytime:

Wednesday, November 16th, 2022, 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.

What’s Jill Reading?

Thursday, November 17th, 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/

Library Closed – Thanksgiving Holiday:

Thursday, November 24th, 2022

Friday, November 25th, 2022

Cozy Talk Book Club:

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

A monthly book club to discuss your next favorite Cozy Mystery read. November’s book pick is Miss Dimple Disappears by Mignon F. Ballard. Limited copies available at the Circulation desk. This is a drop-in event, no registration required.

National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) Last Day Celebration Event:

Wednesday, November 30th, 2022, 5:30pm-7:30pm —Line Creek Brewing Co.

Join Peachtree City Library for our last NaNoWriMo Write-In of the year, and then celebrate with us from 5:30pm-7:30pm at Line Creek Brewing Co.! Ages 21+. This is a drop-in event, no registration required.

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