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Location: Atlanta, GA 30303, United States

Little Libraries

There are 57 "Little Libraries" within 25 miles.

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409 John Wesley Dobbs Ave, Atlanta, GA 30312
101 Auburn Avenue NE, Atlanta, GA 30303
Dragon*Con (0.5 miles)
255 Courtland Street, NE, Atlanta, GA
100 Decatur St SE, Atlanta, GA 30303
0ne Margaret Mitchell Square, Atlanta, GA 30303
66 Courtland St (Univ. Center #570), Atlanta, Georgia 30303
231 Peachtree St, Atlanta, GA 30303
185 Central Avenue, SW, Atlanta, GA 30303
61 Forsyth Street, SW, 9th Floor, Atlanta, GA 30303
400 Formwalt St SW, Atlanta, GA 30312
250 Georgia Avenue SE, Atlanta, GA 30312
441 Freedom Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30307
A Cappella Books (1.6 miles)
208 Haralson Ave NE, Atlanta, GA 30307
48 5th Street Northwest, Atlanta, GA 30308
Edgewood Retail District, 1217 Caroline Street at Moreland Ave, Atlanta, GA 30307
980 Ponce de Leon Avenue, N.E. (at Frederica), Atlanta, GA 30306
1189 Euclid Ave., Atlanta, GA 30307
653 Beckwith Street SW, Atlanta, GA 30314
704 Cherry Street, Atlanta, GA 30332
400 Flat Shoals Ave. SE, Atlanta, GA 30316
748 Marietta Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30318
PINK magazine (2.0 miles)
790 Marietta Street, N.W., Atlanta, Georgia 30318
Bound To Be Read (2.0 miles)
481-B Flat Shoals Ave. SE, Atlanta, GA 30316
825 Highland Ln, Atlanta, GA 30306
1315 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30309

Local events

Sep
21
Yoga @ Charis: Movement, Reflection, Community
Charis Books and More, Sunday, September 21 at 11am
Charis is pleased to announce "Yoga @ Charis:" a weekly, all levels, donation based, yoga class facilitated by a rotation of yoga instructors. "Yoga @ Charis" welcomes the community to a yoga practice that ensures comfort to even the newest practitioner. "Yoga @ Charis" reconnects the body to the spirit and clears the mind from accumulated life stressors. Practitioners will leave feeling recharged and ready for the week ahead. 1st Sunday Instructor: Zahra 2nd Sunday Instructor:Zuri 3rd Sunday Instructor: Crystal 4th Sunday Master Class (suggested donation, $20) This event is co-sponsored by Charis Circle's Urban Sustainability Series. The suggested donation is $5.

Location: Street: 1189 Euclid Ave NE City: Atlanta, Province: Georgia Postal Code: 30307-1509 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Sep
22
Writing With Intent
Charis Books and More, Monday, September 22 at 6:30pm
Writing With Intent is a monthly writing class led by Charis Circle Executive Director, Elizabeth Anderson. The focus shifts from month to month but the specific goal is to provide artistic accountability in a busy world and offer some academic insight outside the academy. All are welcome to attend. This is a Charis Circle From Margin to Center Literary Program and the Suggested Donation is $10.

Location: Street: 1189 Euclid Ave NE City: Atlanta, Province: Georgia Postal Code: 30307-1509 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)… (more)
Sep
22
Lawrence Wright, Thirteen Days in September: Carter, Begin and Sadat at Camp David
Jimmy Carter Library & Museum, Monday, September 22 at 7pm
Carter Center's Day Chapel
TICKETED EVENT

With his hallmark insight into the forces at play in the Middle East and his acclaimed journalistic skill, Lawrence Wright's Thirteen Days in September: Carter, Begin and Sadat at Camp David takes us through each of the thirteen days of the Camp David conference, delving deeply into the issues and enmities between the two nations, explaining the relevant background to the conflict and to all the major participants at the conference, from the three heads of state to their mostly well-known seconds working furiously behind the scenes. What emerges is not what we've come to think of as an unprecedented yet "simple" peace. Ticketing information coming soon.

If you won't be able to attend this event, but would still like a signed copy of Thirteen Days in September, please visit http://www.acappellabooks.com/event/lawrence-wright-book-signing. (jasbro)
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Sep
23
Kidliterate Book Club
Charis Books and More, Tuesday, September 23 at 7pm
Join us for a wide-ranging conversation in a new kind of book club. We'll be reading one book a month (children's or young adult fiction). Titles will be very carefully selected. We'll seek out books that push the boundaries of what kidlit is "supposed to do."

Preference will be give to stories that some might call "edgy" or "controversial." Books that offer exposure to the world our kids are growing up in, as well as imaginary landscapes.

These will be books that might scare other parents. Books with "language" and "mature content." They may be "upsetting" books. The kind of books that "give kids ideas."

We like ideas.

We believe that books are the very best place for kids to encounter scary things and foreign concepts. We believe that books can help prepare kids to engage with the world around them. We believe kids are smart and resilient, great at asking tough questions. We believe they should.

But we also just like reading kids' books.

So come if you like amazingly good books! Come if you'd like to be introduced to titles you might not otherwise read! Come if you think books should stir the pot. Come for a new an way to screen your child's summer reading! Come if you want to argue with us! September's book is The freedom maze by Delia Sherman

October: Me and Earl and the dying girl, Jesse Andrews November: River and the Rock, Kekla Magoon

This is a Charis Circle Whole Children, Strong Families Program. The suggested donation is $5.

Location: Street: 1189 Euclid Ave NE City: Atlanta, Province: Georgia Postal Code: 30307-1509 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Sep
23
Civil War 150 Lecture: Anne Sarah Rubin, Through the Heart of Dixie: Sherman’s March and American Memory
Atlanta History Center, Tuesday, September 23 at 8pm
Sherman's March, cutting a path through Georgia and the Carolinas, is among the most symbolically potent events of the Civil War. In Through the Heart of Dixie: Sherman’s March and American Memory, Anne Sarah Rubin uncovers and unpacks stories and myths about the March from a wide variety of sources, including African Americans, women, Union soldiers, Confederates, and even Sherman himself. Drawing her evidence from an array of media, including travel accounts, memoirs, literature, films, and newspapers, Rubin uses the competing and contradictory stories as a lens into the ways that American thinking about the Civil War has changed over time.

Anne Sarah Rubin, associate professor of history at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County, is also the author of A Shattered Nation: The Rise and Fall of the Confederacy, 1861-1868.

Support: Civil War 150 lectures are presented through the generous support of Vicki and Howard Palefsky.

To purchase tickets for this Lecture, please follow the Event URL below. (jasbro)
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Sep
25
A Community Discussion for the Muslim American Community and Allies with Dr. Abdullahi A. An-Naim author of "What is an American Muslim"
Charis Books and More, Thursday, September 25 at 7:30pm
Community activist Samia Abdullah and Charis invite all people from Metro Atlanta Muslim American communities and interested allies to join in a public reading and discussion led by Dr. Abdullahi A. An-Naim about his book: What Is an American Muslim?

An American citizen born and raised in the Sudan, an internationally recognized scholar of Islam, and a human rights activist, Abdullahi Ahmed An-Na'im brings a unique perspective to this crucial question. By demanding that Muslims assimilate, he argues, allies and critics alike assume that American Muslims are a monolithic bloc, a permanent minority set apart from that which is truly "American." An-Na'im wholeheartedly rejects this notion and urges Muslims to embrace their faith without fear.

Muslims, An-Na'im argues, must embrace the full range of rights and responsibilities that come with American citizenship, and participate fully in civic life, while at the same time asserting their right to define their faith for themselves. They must view themselves, simply, as American citizens who happen to be Muslims. What Is an American Muslim? is a bold and provocative take on the future of Islam in America.

Dr. An-Na'im is the Charles Howard Candler Professor of Law, School of Law, Emory University.

This is a Charis Circle From Margin to Center Literary Event. The Suggested Donation is $5, but no one will be turned away for lack of funds.

Location: Street: 1189 Euclid Ave NE City: Atlanta, Province: Georgia Postal Code: 30307-1509 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
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Sep
26
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Williams-Sonoma Peachtree Square, Friday, September 26 at 00am
Sep
28
Advanced Yoga at Charis
Charis Books and More, Sunday, September 28 at 11am
Location: Street: 1189 Euclid Ave NE City: Atlanta, Province: Georgia Postal Code: 30307-1509 Country: United States (added from IndieBound)
Sep
30
Simon Winchester, The Men Who United the States
Georgia Center for the Book, Tuesday, September 30 at 7:15pm
Simon Winchester, The Men Who United the States
Reading/Book Signing
Free and Open to the Public

Simon Winchester, the acclaimed New York Times bestselling author of Atlantic: The Biography of an Ocean and The Professor and the Madman: A Tale of Murder, Insanity, and the Making of the Oxford English Dictionary, delivers his first book about America: The Men Who United the States, a fascinating popular history that illuminates the men whose efforts and achievements helped unify the States and create one cohesive nation, who toiled fearlessly to discover, connect, and bond the citizenry and geography of the U.S.A. from its beginnings. Throughout, he ponders whether the historic work of uniting the States has succeeded, and to what degree. Featuring 32 illustrations throughout the text, The Men Who United the States is a fresh look at the way in which the most powerful nation on earth came together.

If you will not be able to attend this event, but would still like a signed copy of The Men Who United the States, please go to http://www.acappellabooks.com/event/simon-winchester-book-signing

http://www.georgiacenterforthebook.org/Events/show.php?id=731 (jasbro)… (more)
Sep
30
Livingston Lecture: S.C. Gwynne, Rebel Yell: The Violence, Passion and Redemption of Stonewall Jackson
Atlanta History Center, Tuesday, September 30 at 8pm
Next to Robert E. Lee, Thomas J. "Stonewall" Jackson was the greatest southern hero of the Civil War. Prior to the war he was a physics professor at a military college, a full-blown eccentric with bad eyesight and a host of physical problems who was one of his school's least popular professors. Fourteen months after the start of the Civil War he had revolutionized the art of war and become the most famous military man in the world. In Rebel Yell: The Violence, Passion, and Redemption of Stonewall Jackson, S.C. Gwynne recounts and examines that transformation.

S.C. Gwynne took the publishing world by storm when his first historical work, Empire of the Summer Moon, about Quanah Parker and the legendary Comanche tribe, was published in 2010. A front-page New York Times Book Review that called the book "transcendent" and "nothing short of a revelation," propelled the book onto the bestseller list, where it sat through 19 printings-and then, as a paperback, for over a year. A finalist for both the Pulitzer Prize and a National Book Critic's Circle Award, and won both the prestigious Texas and Oklahoma Book Awards.

Support: The Livingston Lectures are made possible with generous funding from the Livingston Foundation of Atlanta.

To purchase tickets for this Lecture, please follow the Event URL below. (added from Simon & Schuster)
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Oct
1
Carl Hiaasen
Little Shop of Stories, Wednesday, October 1 at 7pm
Carl Hiaasen (added from Random House)
Oct
2
Elson Lecture: John Darman, Landslide: LBJ and Ronald Reagan at the Dawn of a New America
Atlanta History Center, Thursday, October 2 at 8pm
Lyndon Johnson and Ronald Reagan were polar opposites in political philosophy and personal style. But over the course of a thousand crucial days—from Johnson’s ascent to the presidency in November 1963 to Reagan’s election as governor of California in November 1966—their lives intersected, and the stories they told the country became intertwined. In Landslide: LBJ and Ronald Reagan at the Dawn of a New America, Jonathan Darman examines this critical period in the lives of these two towering figures, locating in their stories the roots of America’s current political divide.

With fluid storytelling and vivid, fly-on-the-wall character portraits, Darman re-creates the anxious mood of America in the turbulent years between the Johnson and Reagan landslides. He shows how, in the span of a thousand days, two men who shared little else besides an almost pathological need to play the hero in the dramatic enactment of a national myth managed to unravel the consensus that had governed the country since the New Deal. And Darman explains why their dreams of a new world have proven so inadequate in addressing the real problems of the complex, imperfect one in which we live.

Jonathan Darman is a former political reporter for Newsweek, where he covered numerous campaigns, including John Edwards’s 2008 run. He lives in New York City. This is his first book.

Support: The Elson Lectures are made possible with generous funding from Ambassador and Mrs. Edward Elson.

To purchase tickets for this Lecture, please go to http://www.atlantahistorycenter.com/program/elson-lecture-john-darman-landslide-... . (added from Random House)… (more)
Oct
4
The Book with No Pictures
The Book with No Pictures by B. J. Novak

Special Event, Storytime, Children's Event (added from Barnes & Noble)
Oct
4
There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed Some Leaves by Lucille Colandro
There Was An Old Lady Who Swallowed Some Leaves! by Lucille Colandro

Children's Event Join us for a reading of There was an Old Lady who Swallowed some Leaves by Lucille Colandro. She swallowed a shirt, a pumpkin, a pole, some pants, a rope and some hay. Let's find out why she swallowed all those things. Fun-filled activity also. (added from Barnes & Noble)… (more)
Oct
6
MMH Lecture: Linda Tirado, Hand to Mouth: Living in Bootstrap America
The Margaret Mitchell House & Museum, Monday, October 6 at 7pm
Last fall, after a particularly grueling shift at work, Linda Tirado fired off a response to a question in an online forum that asked: Why do poor people do things that seem so self-destructive?

As a perpetually exhausted young mother of two, working two part-time jobs and recently returned to college, Tirado had some hard-won answers to that naïve inquiry, but she certainly never expected the posting to go viral.

Her essay, “Why I Make Terrible Decisions, or poverty thoughts” received incredible media attention from outlets including The Atlantic, The Nation, The Huffington Post and has been read more than six million times. In Hand to Mouth: Living in Bootstrap America, Tirado delves deeper into the harsh reality of what it means to be one of the working poor in twenty-first century America. With intelligence, no-holds-barred wit, and often brutal candor, she upends our preconceptions about the lives of the millions who are forced to live below the poverty level.

Linda Tirado is a completely average American with two kids and, up until recently, two jobs.

To purchase tickets for this Lecture, please follow the Event URL below. (jasbro)
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Oct
7
Dr. Tasneem Bhatia
Barnes & Noble Booksellers - Buckhead, Tuesday, October 7 at 7pm
Dr. Tasneem Bhatia (The 21-Day Belly Fix)

Tasneem Bhatia, M.D., is a board-certified physician, the founder and medical director of the Atlanta Center for Holistic and Integrative Medicine, and a fellow at the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine of the University of Arizona (led by Dr. Andrew Weil). Best known as Dr. Taz, M.D., she has been featured on The Dr. Oz Show, Today, Live with Kelly and Michael, CNN, and the Weather Channel and was a contributing editor and columnist for Prevention. She currently serves as a health expert for Mom Corps YOU and Cancer Treatment Centers of America and is an associate professor at Emory University. She resides in Atlanta, Georgia. (added from Random House)… (more)
Oct
8
Michael Ross, The Great New Orleans Kidnapping
Jimmy Carter Library & Museum, Wednesday, October 8 at 7pm
Reading/Book Signing
Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater
Free and Open to the Public

"Micheal Ross - The Great New Orleans Kidnapping Case has all the elements one might expect from a legal thriller set in nineteenth-century New Orleans. Child abduction and voodoo. 'Quadroons.' A national headline-grabbing trial. Plus an intrepid creole detective.... A terrific job of sleuthing and storytelling, right through to the stunning epilogue." - Lawrence N. Powell, author of The Accidental City: Improvising New Orleans.

If you won't be able to attend this event, but would still like a signed copy of The Great New Orleans Kidnapping Case, please visit http://www.acappellabooks.com/event/michael-ross-book-signing . (jasbro)
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Oct
9
Gary Shteyngart
The Highland Inn, Thursday, October 9 at 00am
Gary Shteyngart (added from Random House)
Oct
9
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Atlanta Decorative Arts Center, Thursday, October 9 at 00am
Oct
9
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Atlanta Decorative Arts Center, Thursday, October 9 at 3pm
Oct
9
Gary Shteyngart
The Highland Inn, Thursday, October 9 at 7pm
Gary Shteyngart (added from Random House)
Oct
9
Gary Shteyngart Book Signing
A Cappella Books, Thursday, October 9 at 7pm
Gary Shteyngart, Little Failure.

After three acclaimed novels (The Russian Debutante's Handbook, Absurdistan, and Super Sad True Love Story), Gary Shteyngart turned to memoir earlier this year in a candid, witty, deeply poignant account of his life so far: Little Failure. Shteyngart shares his American immigrant experience, moving back and forth through time and memory with self-deprecating humor, moving insights, and literary bravado. The result is a resonant story of family and belonging that feels epic and intimate and distinctly his own. The New York Times called it "raw, comic and deeply affecting, a testament to Mr. Shteyngart's abilities to write with both self-mocking humor and introspective wisdom, sharp-edged sarcasm and aching and yes, Chekhovian, tenderness."

On Thursday, October 9 at 7:00 p.m. A Cappella Books presents Mr. Shteyngart at the Highland Inn Ballroom Lounge to celebrate the paperback release of Little Failure.

Click http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/863706 for tickets.

If you won't be able to attend this event, but would still like a signed copy of Little Failure, click http://www.acappellabooks.com/event/gary-shteyngart-book-signing . (jasbro)
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Event location: Highland Inn Ballroom, 644 North Highland Avenue, Atlanta, Georgia 30306
Oct
10
MMH Lecture: Pamela Druckerman, Bringing Up Bebe: One American Mother Discovers the Wisdom of French Parenting
The Margaret Mitchell House & Museum, Friday, October 10 at 7pm
When Pamela Druckerman, an American journalist, had a baby in Paris, she didn’t aspire to become a “French parent.” But she noticed that French children slept through the night by two or three months old. They ate braised leeks. They played by themselves while their parents sipped coffee. And yet French kids were still boisterous, curious, and creative. Why? How?

With a notebook stashed in her diaper bag, Druckerman sets out to learn the secrets behind raising children who are good eaters, sound sleepers, well-behaved, and independent. Bringing Up Bebe: One American Mother Discovers the Wisdom of French Parenting is the fruit of those efforts.

While charting her own experiences raising three children in Paris, Druckerman interviews Parisian friends and neighbors as well French teachers and childcare experts. Druckerman discovers that French parents are extremely strict about some things, and strikingly permissive about others. The result is children who are just as boisterous, curious, and creative as Americans but far better behaved and more in command of themselves.

Pamela Druckerman is a former staff reporter for The Wall Street Journal, where she covered foreign affairs. She has also written for The New York Times, The Washington Post, and Marie Claire, and appeared on the Today show and NPR’s Morning Edition. Her previous book Lust in Translation, was translated into eight languages. She has a master’s degree in international affairs from Columbia. She lives in Paris.

This program is presented in partnership with Alliance Française d'Atlanta; see http://afatl.com/live-french/events/book-signing-margaret-mitchell-house-author-... .

To purchase tickets for this Lecture, please follow the Event URL below. (jasbro)
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Oct
11
Erin Gates
Ballard Designs, Saturday, October 11 at 1pm
Erin T. Gates is a Boston-based interior designer, blogger, and curator of all things stylish. She began her blog, Elements of Style, in 2007 and formed her own design company, Erin Gates Design, shortly thereafter. Her work and writing have been featured in publications, such as O, The Oprah Magazine, Ladies Home Journal, House Beautiful, Boston Magazine, Inside Weddings, and Better Homes and Gardens. She is married to Andrew Gates and is mom to her two furry kids, Baxter and Oliver. They live in Boston. Visit Erin at ElementsofStyleBlog.com. (added from Simon & Schuster)… (more)
Oct
14
MMH Lecture: Paolo Giordano, The Human Body
The Margaret Mitchell House & Museum, Tuesday, October 14 at 7pm
The Human Body is the long awaited second novel by Italian author Paolo Giordano, and is an inspired story of modern war that follows a motley cast of Italian soldiers stationed in one of the deadliest places on earth—Forward Operating Base (FOB) Ice in the Gulistan district of Afghanistan. It’s here, under the scorching, inescapable sun, a group of inexperienced soldiers are forced to navigate the irreversible journey from youth into manhood. Any false step along this treacherous terrain could cost them their lives.

Paolo Giordano is the author of the critically acclaimed international bestseller The Solitude of Prime Numbers, which has been translated into more than forty languages. He has a PhD in particle physics and is now a full-time writer. He lives in Italy.

To purchase tickets for this Lecture, please follow the Event URL below. (jasbro)
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