I believe that a library outranks any other one thing that a community can do to benefit its people.” – Andrew Carnegie

Beloved for generations since it first opened in 1903, the city-owned and operated Carnegie Library was returned to library service September 15, 2009. The Newnan Carnegie Library Foundation, a 501(c)-3 charitable corporation, was founded in 2008 to fund and further enhance library programming, literacy and learning for all ages … honoring the legacy of its great benefactor, Andrew Carnegie.

Please visit our site and discover how you can become involved as a patron, supporter and advocate of the dynamic, relevant and continually inventive Newnan Carnegie Library!


Upcoming Events

  • October 27 | 2:30 pm | Carnegie Upstairs

    Literature and Eighteenth Century Popular Science

    During the eighteenth century, popular science and popular literature entertained and instructed readers. This talk will investigate some works of popular science, as well as some literary works that represent science and scientists, to discover what average people actually learned about science from reading. Dr. Laura Miller will explore representations of science in comedies such […]

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  • November 6 | 2:00 pm | Carnegie upstairs

    “The Power of Christian Symbolism in the Victorian Period” An Edgar B. Hollis Distinguished Speaker Presentation

    In honor of All Saints Sunday, Richard Waterhouse presents “The Power of Christian Symbolism in the Victorian Period”:  a look at how the Victorian Christians believed that when a person died, he or she would go into a period of sleeping before the Second Coming.  Symbols from the reign of Queen Victoria (1837-1901) derive from […]

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    The British Are Coming! Announcing Winter/Spring 2017 Beloved British Author Series

    More to come, stay tuned!

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  • | 11:30am | Carnegie Auditorium

    Exercise is Medicine

    Newnan Carnegie Library Foundation in partnership with Piedmont Newnan Fitness Center sponsor “Exercise is Medicine” at Newnan Carnegie Library on Monday and Fridays at 11:30AM.  Piedmont certified fitness Instructors provide 45 minutes of circuit exercises designed for cardio workout, increased strength, improved balance and stress relief.  

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