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August 2019

AARP Safe Driving Course

Saturday, August 24 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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$15 – $20

Refresh your driving skills with the AARP Smart Driver course! The AARP Smart Driver™ course, offered by AARP Driver Safety, is the nation’s first and largest refresher course designed specifically for drivers age 50 and older. The course will be taught by Doug McDaniel, a certified AARP Driver Safety Instructor/Volunteer. You will learn: Defensive driving techniques Proven safety strategies New traffic laws and rules of the road After completing the course, you will have a greater appreciation of driving challenges…

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How to Save Your Seeds

Saturday, August 24 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
West Cobb Regional Library, 1750 Dennis Kemp Lane
Kennesaw, GA 30152 United States
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Join us at The West Cobb Regional Library to learn from the seed expert, Master Gardener Electa Keil. Electa is a wealth of seed and gardening Knowledge! Electa will be talking about how to save your seeds and fall gardening tips to help your garden be the best it can be. Don't forget to look out for West Cobb's next Seed Swap! (Date to be announced) NO Registration Required

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South Cobb Writing Group

Saturday, August 24 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 3:00pm

One event on Saturday, December 28, 2019 at 3:00pm

South Cobb Regional Library, 805 Clay Road
Mableton, GA 30126 United States
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Calling all writers and aspiring writers! We've started a writing group here at South Cobb! Join us every three weeks to chat about writing, do writing exercises, and share what you've written with other writers. Anyone with an interest in writing is welcome to join us! The group will start meeting on Saturday, July 13 from 3 to 4 pm and will meet every three weeks after that. See below for future meeting times. Please contact the Adult Reference Desk…

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Book-A-Librarian

Monday, August 26 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until Saturday, August 31, 2019

Stratton Library, 1100 Powder Springs Rd SW
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Have a complicated question?  Need help beyond general assistance? Book a one on one session with a librarian Uninterrupted help for 30 minutes HELP WITH: Research; Collections; Catalog; Computers, E-Books;  E-Audio books;  email; and more Book A Session: Pat Ball (770)528-2522

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ESL Classes Presented by Family Kickstart Georgia

Monday, August 26 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Monday, repeating until Tuesday, December 31, 2019

Sibley Library, 1539 South Cobb Drive
Marietta, GA 30060 United States
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In partnership with Family Kickstart Georgia, ESL (English as a Second Language) Classes will begin on February 18th at Sibley library from 5P to 7P. Registration is not required. ESL classes are free and open to the public. Family Kickstart Georgia is a non-profit with the vision to build communities through engagement, empowerment and resourceful learning. For more information, please call Antrica at Sibley Library 770-528-2520 Ingles Como Segundo Lenguaje En asociación con Family Kickstart Georgia, las clases de ESL…

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FREE Monday YOGA! w/Beth Rampley

Monday, August 26 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30pm on Monday, repeating until Tuesday, August 27, 2019

West Cobb Regional Library, 1750 Dennis Kemp Lane
Kennesaw, GA 30152 United States
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Every Monday @ 6:30. Yoga has so many health benefits for people at any age. Patrons will be able to experience yoga without a financial commitment. This is a time for them to focus on themselves and learn positive ways to help reduce stress. Lose Weight Increase flexibility Improve balance Increase muscle strength Numerous heath benefits Reduce stress Beth Rampley is a certified yoga instructor. This will be an indoor class. No experience needed! No registration required Recommended: Comfortable/stretchy clothing Yoga mat…

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Fourth Monday Book Club

Monday, August 26 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
West Cobb Regional Library, 1750 Dennis Kemp Lane
Kennesaw, GA 30152 United States
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Join us at the West Cobb Regional Library each month on the fourth Monday evening for a lively book discussion!  Newcomers are always welcome. The group reads and discusses a variety of works including fiction and non-fiction, a variety of genres, and a mix of cultures and time periods.  This month we’re reading A Spark of Light by Jodi Picoult.   One of the most fearless writers of our time, Jodi Picoult tackles a complicated issue in this gripping and nuanced novel.…

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Cobb Cooks the Books

Monday, August 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mountain View Regional Library, 3320 Sandy Plains Road
Marietta, GA 30066 United States
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Free

This isn’t just your average book club, this is a Cookbook Club! On the fourth Monday of each month at 7 pm, meet with us and enjoy a potluck meal where everyone brings a dish centered around a featured ingredient or theme. We discuss the recipes and our experience in preparing the dish.  All participants will leave with a packet of recipes from the evening and will be able to enjoy the delicious food for years to come! Select a recipe…

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Book-A-Librarian

Tuesday, August 27 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until Saturday, August 31, 2019

Stratton Library, 1100 Powder Springs Rd SW
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Have a complicated question?  Need help beyond general assistance? Book a one on one session with a librarian Uninterrupted help for 30 minutes HELP WITH: Research; Collections; Catalog; Computers, E-Books;  E-Audio books;  email; and more Book A Session: Pat Ball (770)528-2522

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Kennesaw Tuesday Afternoon Book Discussion

Tuesday, August 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
TO BE ANNOUNCED GA United States

Join us at the Kennesaw Library each month on the fourth Tuesday afternoon or evening for a lively book discussion. Newcomers are always welcome. The groups read and discuss a variety of works including fiction and non-fiction classics, a variety of genres, and a mix of cultures and time periods. We make every effort to have the book selections available for checkout at the Kennesaw Branch. Today’s title: Before We Were Yours by Lisa Wingate. c2017.  Southern Fiction, Historical Fiction. LOCATION TO…

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