The 2020 theme for Preservation Week®, April 26 – May 2, is “Preserving Oral History” as libraries and other institutions promote saving personal and public records, recording memories and more. Bestselling author, social commentator and educator Roxane Gay is the
Powerful stories inspire the African American Authors Book Discussion Group at Stratton Library to seek enriching experiences about what they explore together. The group attended the movie Just Mercy, which is based on Bryan Stevenson’s memoir of the true story
School is out Monday, February 17 through Friday, February 21 for the Cobb County and Marietta City school districts as well as several independent schools and homeschool students. The Cobb County Public Library calendar is jam-packed with activities for the
Cobb County Public Libraries are presenting a variety of free events for all ages in honor of Black History Month 2020. The special programs include art, dance, historical research, movies and lectures highlighting prominent and lesser known stories in our
Monday, January 20 is Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. The day marks the birth of the historic Civil Rights Leader. Cobb County Public Library System is celebrating the life and legacy of Dr. King with several special activities themed in
National Hispanic Heritage Month is celebrated September 15 through October 15. Cobb County Public Libraries are celebrating with several events, including: Bilingual Storytime: Cuentos Bilingues at Switzer Library every Wednesday from 4 pm – 4:30 pm starting on October 2.
Book discussion groups meeting at Cobb County Public Libraries cover a range of topics and interests. Adult book clubs are fun social gatherings and a good way to meet your neighbors and gather with friends. Expand your knowledge about the
Cobb library cardholders have a new free Family Pass option. You can now check out a Family Pass to The William Breman Museum of Jewish Heritage cultural center in midtown Atlanta. The Breman Museum pass recently joined the Zoo Atlanta, Southern