PTC Library Releases April Events Calendar

All of the following events require registration. Register on https://peachtreecitylibrary.eventbrite.com.

Access points available for payment!

Peachtree Public 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 and can be connected to a laptop, smartphone, tablet or other device.

April is National Poetry Month

April 2022

Stop by the Peachtree Public Library and help decorate our ‘poet’ tree with a short poem or the name of your favorite poet.

Bookmarking contest

April 1-April 22, 2022

Everyone is invited ! Celebrate National Library Week with the Peachtree City Library bookmark design contest. Pick up a form online, at the loan office, or print one from the link below and return it by April 22, 2022. The winners in each category, elementary, middle school, high school, adult (18 ages and up), will be featured on the Peachtree Public Library Facebook page on April 30, 2022. One entry per person. DEADLINE: April 22, 2022. Bookmark Design Contest Form

Monthly cinema matinee

Saturday April 2, 2022, 1:00 p.m. — Theater Hall

Join the Peachtree City Library for a screening of a film/musical about Phineas Taylor Barnum who went from nothing to create a show that became a worldwide sensation (2017). PG. Limited places. Registration required. Register on https://peachtreecitylibrary.eventbrite.com.

National Library Week: Connect with your library

April 3-9, 2022

Be sure to follow Peachtree Public Library on Facebook. Be sure to visit the Peachtree Public Library Friends page to discover the many ways you can help. https://peachtree-city.org/1214/Friends-of-the-Library

Vegetable garden 101

Monday, April 4, 2022, 11:00 a.m.—Floy Farr Room

Join the Peachtree Public Library as we host Fayette County UGA Extension Office for a FREE workshop on ways to grow your vegetables at home in Georgia. This course will focus on site selection, soil testing, variety selection and pest control. Registration required. Register on https://peachtreecitylibrary.eventbrite.com.

Conversational Japanese

Thursdays April 7 and 21, 2022, 6:00 p.m. —Room 2

Join the Peachtree Public Library for an introduction to learning Japanese. Already learning Japanese? Come chat and practice your conversational skills. From 14 years old and all levels. No prior experience necessary. Registration required. Register onhttps://peachtreecitylibrary.eventbrite.com.

Smart Money Week

Week of April 9-16, 2022—Peachtree Public Library Facebook Page

Money Smart Week 2022 will be held from Saturday April 9 to Saturday April 16. This week-long FREE virtual campaign aims to help people better manage their personal finances with a focus on those hardest hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. 10-15 minute live stream events can be viewed on: https://www.moneysmartweek.org.

Don’t judge a book by its cover

Tuesday, April 12, 2022, 2:30 p.m.—The Gathering Place 203 McIntosh Trail, Peachtree City, GA

Cherese Cadet with the Peachtree City Library turns the pages on all the ways the library is more than just books! Discover the abundance of resources available and how to access them. From digital databases, family passes and free admission to museums and parks, book clubs, writing groups, crafts, events, community resources and more, you be amazed to learn what all your local library has to offer! This FREE event will take place at The Gathering Place, 203 McIntosh Trail, Peachtree City, GA. Members and non-members are invited to attend. Registration required. Register with The Gathering Place at 770-461-0813.

Money Smart Week: Ways to Cut Spending

Wednesday, April 13, 2022, 2:00 p.m.—Salle Floy Farr

Make every dollar count in pursuit of your financial goals. Find out how to save on the things that impact your finances the most, from big expenses like housing and transportation to everyday expenses like food and shopping. Participants will receive a worksheet to apply savings strategies to their own personal budget. Register on https://peachtreecitylibrary.eventbrite.com.

OB, the storyteller dog

Wednesday, April 13, 2022, 11:00 a.m. — Peachtree Public Library Facebook Page

OB the storyteller dog reads a fun new fairy tale every month. https://www.facebook.com/peachtreecitylibrary

Morning book club

Wednesday, April 13, 2022, 10:00 a.m.—Readers and Writers Room

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

Bowlaway by Elizabeth McCraken

From the day she was discovered unconscious in a New England cemetery at the turn of the 20th century – nothing but a bowling ball, a candle and fifteen pounds of gold on her – Bertha Truitt has been an enigma. for everyone in Salford, MA. She has no past to tell, or at least none she cares to reveal, and her mysterious origin scandalizes and intrigues the townspeople.
~from Goodreads.com

Evening book club

Thursday, April 14, 2022, 5:30 p.m.—Readers and Writers Room

The Peachtree Public Library hosts an evening book club on the 2nd Thursday of each month at 5:30 p.m. (Adults 18+)

Churchill’s Secret Messengerby Alan Hlad

A fascinating story of World War II and a young woman’s courage as she is conscripted into Churchill’s overseas spy ring, aiding the French Resistance behind enemy lines and working to liberate occupied Paris. the Nazis. ~from Goodreads.com

Who is Jill Reading?

Thursday, April 14, 2022, 8:30 p.m.—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. Every month to find out what she has read.

https://www.facebook.com/peachtreecitylibrary/

Gardening in the shade

Friday, April 15, 2022, 11 a.m. – Floy Farr Hall

Join the Peachtree Public Library as we host the Fayette County UGA Extension Office for a FREE shade gardening workshop. Come learn about different types of plants that will thrive in shady spots to enhance your backyard habitat and bring color all year round. Registration required. Register on https://peachtreecitylibrary.eventbrite.com

Dungeons & Dragons Club

Saturday, April 16, 2022, 12:00 p.m. — Readers and Writers Room

Come learn to play Dungeons & Dragons (5th Edition), a role-playing board game. For ages 14 and up. Children under 16 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. Registration required. Register on https://peachtreecitylibrary.eventbrite.com.

Library crafts: butterfly garland

Monday, April 18, 2022, 10 a.m. — Readers and Writers Room

A craft clinic for simple decorative crafts. All materials provided. This program is for adults 18 years and older. Registration required. Register on https://peachtreecitylibrary.eventbrite.com.

Confidence in easy cooking with fresh ingredients

Tuesday, April 19, 2022, 6:00 p.m. — Storytime Room

Learn to master your confidence, self-esteem and cooking knowledge using fresh ingredients, while improving your relationship with food, transforming your health and shining like a disco ball. Join Certified Health Coach Cristina Stephenson, who specializes in showing people how to ditch pre-packaged foods and cook with fresh ingredients. Cristina helps busy women feel less stressed, more confident and enthusiastically inspired in their kitchen. This FREE 30-minute workshop/seminar will take place in the Storytime Room. Registration required. Register on https://peachtreecitylibrary.eventbrite.com.

Sensory story time for adults

Wednesday, April 20, 2022, 12:00 p.m. — Readers and Writers Room

This 30-minute story hour and craft is for adults with intellectual or developmental disabilities. Registration required. Register on https://peachtreecitylibrary.eventbrite.com.

Red Cross blood drive

Friday, April 22, 2022, 10:00 a.m.-3:00 p.m. —Salle Floy Farr

The Peachtree Public Library will be holding a Red Cross blood drive on Friday, April 22. Use referral code: PTCLibrary when booking an appointment, but walk-in visits are also welcome. The blood drive will take place on the lower level of the Peachtree Public Library in the Floy Farr Hall. Please use the lower level entrance.

Keeping you in the loop – Drop In

Friday April 8, 2022, 10 a.m. & Saturday April 9, 2022, 1:30 p.m. – Readers and Writers Room

Bring your current project to a crochet hour. 18 and over. No registration required.

Keeping you in the dots — Tunisian and basic

Friday, April 22, 2022, 10:00 a.m. (Tunisian) & Saturday, April 23, 2022, 1:30 p.m. (Basic)—Readers & Writers Room

Join library assistant Linda as she teaches you basic or Tunisian stitches. Choose a training session. Patterns will be provided. Or bring your current project to a crochet hour. For ages 18 and over. Registration required. Register on https://peachtreecitylibrary.eventbrite.com.

Friendly book club

Monday, April 25, 2022, 10 a.m. — Readers and Writers Room

A monthly book club to discuss your next favorite Cozy Mystery read. April’s book selection is Merry Wives of Maggody by Joan Hess. Limited copies available at the loan counter. Registration required. Register on https://peachtreecitylibrary.eventbrite.com.

Joseph K. Bennett