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Special Events at the Jimmy Carter Library & Museum

The Museum of the Jimmy Carter Library provides a unique experience for the visitor. Through displays of room settings, objects, documents, photographs, audio, and video, visitors can acquire a close-up view of the modern American Presidency.

Changing exhibits are drawn from the library and museum collections or are based on themes relating to the presidency and American political history. Many of these are traveling exhibitions from the Smithsonian Institution, other Presidential Libraries, and other museums around the world.

CURRENT SCHEDULE


BOOK SIGNINGS !!!!!

President Jimmy Carter
"A Full Life"
Book Signing
Wednesday, July 15, 2015 at 6:00pm
Doors Open at 4:00pm
Carter Presidential Library & Museum Lobby
Free and Open to the Public

A Full Life

President Carter will sign copies of A Full Life and up to 5 additional other books by the President. Previous titles must be accompanied by at least one copy of A Full Life. To enable everyone to get their books signed, President Carter will not be able to personalize the books or pose for pictures. President Carter will ONLY BE SIGNING BOOKS (No Photographs or other Memorabilia). Copies of A Full Life will be available for purchase at the Museum Store. Members of Friends of the Carter Library will get a discount on the purchase and priority placement in the signing line by showing their Membership Card. You can join “Friends of the Carter Library at http://www.jimmycarterlibrary.gov/museum/friends.phtml


Salman Rushdie
"Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights"
Reading/Book Signing
Thursday, September 17, 2015 at 7:00pm
Carter Center's Cecil B. Day Chapel
TICKETED EVENT
Tickets go on sale July 15th. Tickets can be purchased by Clicking here or at A Cappella Books

Two Years Eight Months and Twenty-Eight Nights

Details Coming Soon....Salman Rushdie’s first novel for adults in seven years. It is a wonder tale about the way we live now, a rich and multifaceted work that blends history, mythology, and a timeless love story to bring alive a world – our world – that has been plunged into an age of unreason. Inspired by 2,000 years of storytelling tradition yet rooted in the concerns of our present moment, it is a breathtaking achievement and an enduring testament to the power of the imagination. Presented in partnership with Emory University and ACappella Books.


David Beasley
"A Life in Red: A Story of Forbidden Love, the Great Depression, and the Communist Fight for a Black Nation in the Deep South"
Reading/Book Signing
Tuesday, October 6, 2015 at 7:00pm
Carter Presidential Library & Museum Lobby
Free and Open to the Public

BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME

A Life in Red reveals the true story of star-crossed lovers Herbert Newton, a black communist seeking the end of an oppressive America, and Jane Newton, the white daughter of a wealthy American Legion commander, and their part in the Depression-Era, communist fight for a black sovereign nation.


Ta-Nahesi Coates
"BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME"
Reading/Book Signing
Tuesday, October 20, 2015 at 7:00pm
Carter Center's Cecil B. Day Chapel
TICKETED EVENT
Tickets go on sale July 15th. Tickets can be purchased by Clicking here or at A Cappella Books

BETWEEN THE WORLD AND ME

Ta-Nehisi Coates is a national correspondent for The Atlantic and the author of the new book "Between the World and Me." It is a bold and personal literary exploration of America’s racial history by the author that The New York Observer calls “the single best writer on the subject of race in the United States.” Coates has received the National Magazine Award, the Hillman Prize for Opinion and Analysis Journalism, and the George Polk Award for his Atlantic cover story “The Case for Reparations.” Ticketing details coming soon.


Diana Nyad
"Find A Way:One Wild and Precious Life"
Reading/Book Signing
Tuesday, November 3, 2015 at 7:00pm
Carter Center's Cecil B. Day Chapel
TICKETED EVENT
Tickets go on sale July 15th. Tickets can be purchased by Clicking here or at A Cappella Books

Find A Way:One Wild and Precious Life

"Find A Way" is Diana Nyad’s amazing, inspiring firsthand account of her record-breaking swim, after four failed attempts, from Cuba to Florida, at the age of sixty-four–and of her extraordinary quest to live life at the highest level, in and out of the water. Tickets available at ACappella Books.


Anthony Beevor
"Ardennes 1944: The Battle of the Bulge"
Reading/Book Signing
Monday, November 9, 2015 at 7:00pm
Carter Presidential Library & Museum Theater
Free and Open to the Public

Ardennes 1944: The Battle of the Bulge

Anthony Beevor, the prizewinning historian and bestselling author of D-Day and Stalingrad reconstructs the Battle of the Bulge in World War II, in this riveting new account.


BOOK NOOK Carter Presidential Library & Museum Lobby
Book Nook: 10:00-10:30am
Wednesdays, June 3rd - July 29th, 2015
Free and Open to the Public

On Wednesdays, Jimmy Carter Library staff and volunteers will read from a selection of story books in our library. Story time will be offered in the museum lobby, at the colorful bean bag seating area by the Book Nook sign. Themes we will include are the presidency, leadership, growing up, roles adults play, etc. Simple language and colorful illustrations are included in every book. Colorful beanbag chairs are available to sit in.

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The Museum is open from 9 a.m. to 4:45 p.m. Monday through Saturday and from noon to 4:45 p.m. on. Sunday. Admission is $8.00 - Adults; $6.00 - Seniors (60+), Military, and students with IDs; Free - Children (16 and under).  Parking - Free.  The Museum is closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day, and New Year's Day. For more information, please call 404-865-7101.

Jimmy Carter Presidential Library and Museum
441 Freedom Parkway
Atlanta, Georgia   30307-1498
Telephone: (404) 865-7100
Fax: (404) 865-7102
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