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June 2019

Summer Sci-Fi Book Chat

Wednesday, June 26 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at 6:00pm

South Cobb Regional Library, 805 Clay Road
Mableton, GA 30126 United States
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  Join fellow science fiction enthusiasts for a discussion of your favorite Sci-Fi novels! There’s no homework in this group, and we will not all need to read the same thing - just come ready to talk about any books or stories you’ve read on the topic of the month! Need suggestions for on-theme books? Stop by the Reference Desk for a list of titles.   Light refreshments will be served.   This program will occur on the dates listed…

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July 2019

Book Haters Book Club

Monday, July 8 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Monday, repeating until Monday, July 8, 2019

Mountain View Regional Library, 3320 Sandy Plains Road
Marietta, GA 30066 United States
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Teens and Book Haters! Come hang out with us at the Mountain View Regional Library to discuss a book, socialize, share a fun activity, and enjoy some light refreshments. THIS IS NOT SCHOOL, but if you are a Sprayberry High School student, you will receive extra credit toward next year’s Language Arts class. What do you have to lose? We will be reading The Color of Lies by CJ Lyons, a fast paced mystery full of twists and turns. Seventeen…

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Book Haters Book Club–Virtual Visit with YA Author, CJ Lyons

Monday, July 8 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Mountain View Regional Library, 3320 Sandy Plains Road
Marietta, GA 30066 United States
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Celebrate the culmination of the Book Haters Book Club and meet bestselling author CJ Lyons via Skype.  We'll have snacks and visit with CJ. Come find out how and why she started writing, where she gets her great ideas, and get the inside track on The Color of Lies, her latest YA book. New York Times and USA Today bestselling author of over forty novels, former pediatric ER doctor CJ Lyons has lived the life she writes about in her cutting edge Thrillers…

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AFRICAN-AMERICAN AUTHORS BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP

Monday, July 8 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day Second of the month, repeating until Saturday, August 31, 2019

Stratton Library, 1100 Powder Springs Rd SW
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Join us on the 2nd Monday of each month at Stratton Branch as we discuss a book by an African-American Author and/or about African- American life and culture.  On June 10th the group will discuss D.L. Hughley's "How Not To Get Shot: And Other Advice From White People."  On July 15th the group will discuss "Becoming," by Michelle Obama.   For more information call Pat Ball @ (770) 528-2522.      

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The Game is Afoot: Story Discussions with the Kennesaw Irregulars

Monday, July 8 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Kennesaw Library, 2250 Lewis Street
Kennesaw, GA 30144 United States
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Join the fun with the Kennesaw Irregulars at our regular monthly meeting on the second Monday of each month. Presented by Dr. Helen Cauley, writer and President Emerita of the Sherlock Holmes Society of Georgia. Admirers of the Great Detective and lovers of classic detective fiction are welcome as we continue to revisit Arthur Conan Doyle's favorite stories from the Holmesian canon. This month's stories: "The Adventure of the Speckled Band" from The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, in which Sherlock…

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Booked For Lunch: Book Club

Tuesday, July 9 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Powder Springs Library, 4181 Atlanta Street, Bldg. 1
Powder Springs, GA 30127 United States
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Booked for Lunch meets the second Tuesday of the month. Join our relaxed and friendly book discussion group on June 11th at 12:00 pm. We will be discussing The Wife Between Us  by Greer Hendricks & Sarah Pekkanen. No need to place a hold.  You may pick up a copy of this book at the Powder Springs Library. Everyone is welcome to attend. You are invited to bring a lunch if you wish. The selection for the next month will…

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Gritters Tuesday Afternoon Book Group

Tuesday, July 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Gritters Library, 880 Shaw Park Road
Marietta, GA 30066 United States
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Free

The Gritters Afternoon Book Group meets on the second Tuesday afternoon of each month for an active book discussion. The group reads and discusses a variety of works including fiction and nonfiction, an array of genres, and a mixture of cultures and time periods. We make every effort to have the book selections available for checkout at the Gritters Branch. Newcomers are always welcome! January 8: The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates by Wes Moore (biography 2010) February 12: Warlight by Michael…

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Book Chat – Summer Light

Thursday, July 11 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Book Chat Love books? Join us for this fun and laid-back program and let’s chat about books! Each month we will focus on a new title, but always feel free to share what great book you’ve just read! Discover new treasures each month. Pick up a copy of featured book at the front desk. June 13  - I Feel Bad About My Neck by Nora Ephron July 11  -  Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion August 8  -  Where’d You Go,…

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“The Last Word” Book Discussion

Thursday, July 11 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:30pm on day Second of the month, repeating until Friday, December 13, 2019

South Cobb Regional Library, 805 Clay Road
Mableton, GA 30126 United States
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Free

Are you interested in a laid-back and informal book discussion? “The Last Word” is the South Cobb book discussion group and just might be what you’re looking for. It meets on the second Thursday of each month at 4:30 p.m. We read a variety of fiction and non-fiction and always have fun discussions. Newcomers are encouraged to try us out! The current month’s read will be available at the South Cobb Library Reference Desk. Light refreshments will be served.

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Men’s Book Club

Saturday, July 13 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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This book club reads and discusses multiple genres: horror, military, sci-fi, etc. Although called the Men’s Book Club, women are certainly welcome. On July 13 we will be reading and discussing "Empire of the Summer Moon" by Samuel C. Gwynne  This nonfiction book presents an account of the Comanche Native American tribe; their rise, their fall, and how the last great Comanche leader, Quanah Parker, led his people into the new world. Upcoming Dates and Selections: Saturday, May 11 -…

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