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Invasion of Normandy

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Join the Newnan Carnegie Library and guest speaker Willard Womack August 17 th at 2:30pm as we discuss D-Day, the Normandy invasion. This event began a major turning point in WWII, which nine months later ended the war with Germany. We will cover the leaders, the soldiers, their equipment, impactful decisions, well-known and unknown stories, and trivia.

“History programs do really well with our community. We have amazing guest speakers and the topics are always super fascinating, so people really enjoy them,” says Jessica Dunnington, the Newnan Carnegie Library Program Associate. Online registration is required for this event, so please visit the Newnan Carnegie Library website calendar page to sign up.

The Newnan Carnegie Library in Newnan, Georgia is one of the most historically significant structures in downtown Newnan and was built in 1904. The Carnegie provides a central dynamic gathering place that serves residents of all ages and backgrounds as well as community organizations with a reading room, children’s area, and meeting spaces enhanced by an art gallery. It seeks to be an integral part of the community by offering print and electronic materials, services, and programs to adults and children to enrich daily lives.