Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System’sArt and Author Programs and Events August 2011

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    Margaret Mitchell Exhibition: The Movie

    May-August. Library hours.

    Exhibit of items owned by Margaret Mitchell relating to the making of “Gone With the Wind,” Margaret’s role in the movie, the premier, receptions, etc., including her typewriter, personal copy of the screenplay and final shooting script, and invitations, programs and photographs from numerous balls, dinner and events surrounding the movie opening.

    Central Library, a part of the Atlanta-Fulton Library System

    One Margaret Mitchell Square, Atlanta 30303

    For information call 404.730.1896

    Tis the Season for Art: AAC Exhibition

    August 1-September 23. Library hours.

    Downtown First Thursday Art Walk Opening Reception, August 4. 6:00-8:00 p.m.

    First Thursday Art Walk Reception, September 1. 6:00-8:00 p.m.

    A multi-media group art exhibition presented annually by members of the Atlanta Artists Center.

    Central Library, a part of the Atlanta-Fulton Library System

    One Margaret Mitchell Square, Atlanta 30303

    For information call 404.730.1906

    Tools for Successful Self Publishing

    Wednesday, August 3. 6:00 p.m.

    Presented by Author Lavon Morris Grant.

    Southwest Branch, a part of the Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System

    3665 Cascade Rd. SW, Atlanta 30331

    For information call 404.699.6363

    Martin’s Dream Author Ronald Stimphil

    Thursday, August 4. 3:00-4:00 p.m.

    Ronald Stimphil, author of Martin’s Dream: Journey Onto the Promised Land will discuss his novel. Adults.

    Martin Luther King Jr. Branch, a part of the Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System

    409 John Wesley Dobbs Drive, Atlanta 30312

    For information call 404.730.1185

    The Black Girl Project Film Screening

    Friday, August 5. 7:00 p.m.

    In collaboration with Sisters of Today and Tomorrow, the Auburn Avenue Research Library will host a screening and discussion of the documentary The Black Girl Project. The film examines contemporary issues faced by African American young women. This event will include a discussion with filmmaker Aiesha Turman.

    Auburn Avenue Research Library, a Special Library of the Atlanta-Fulton Public Library System

    101 Auburn Avenue, NE, Atlanta 30303-2503

    For information call 404.730.4001 x100

    Finding Martha’s Place: My Journey Through Sin, Salvation, and Lots of Soul Food by Martha Hawkins Author Discussion and Book Signing

    Saturday, August 6. 4:00 p.m.

    In collaboration with the Dogwood Library, the Auburn Avenue Research Library will host author Martha Hawkins, who will discuss her book, Finding Martha’s Place: My Journey Through Sin, Salvation, and Lots of Soul Food, which highlights her extraordinary journey from a poor single mother without a high school diploma, to a successful restaurateur, and the owner of Martha’s

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