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June 2019

TableTop Gaming Day

Saturday, June 1 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Sewell Mill Library & Cultural Center, 2051 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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International TableTop Day was founded as a way for the world to celebrate tabletop gaming together. Stop by the Community Room at Sewell Mill Library & Cultural Center between 1 pm and 4 pm on June 1st to try one of our games, or bring one of your own to share! All ages welcome. Ages 10 and under must be accompanied by an adult. 

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Bilingual Storytime @ Stratton Library: Cuentos bilingues en la biblioteca de Stratton

Tuesday, June 4 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Stratton Library, 1100 Powder Springs Rd SW
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Join us for a Fun Program at the Stratton Library that includes English and Spanish songs, rhymes, and stories. For children Birth through PreK and their caregivers. Únase a nosotros para un programa divertido en la Biblioteca de Stratton que incluye canciones, rimas e historias en inglés y español. Para niños desde el nacimiento hasta Pre K y sus cuidadores.

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Reader’s Theatre

Wednesday, June 5 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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One event on Thursday, January 31, 2019 at 4:30pm

One event on Thursday, February 14, 2019 at 4:30pm

One event on Thursday, February 28, 2019 at 4:30pm

One event on Thursday, March 14, 2019 at 4:30pm

One event on Thursday, March 28, 2019 at 4:30pm

One event on Thursday, April 11, 2019 at 4:30pm

One event on Thursday, April 25, 2019 at 4:30pm

One event on Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 4:30pm

One event on Wednesday, May 22, 2019 at 4:30pm

One event on Wednesday, June 5, 2019 at 4:30pm

One event on Wednesday, June 19, 2019 at 4:30pm

One event on Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at 4:30pm

One event on Wednesday, July 31, 2019 at 4:30pm

Sibley Library, 1539 South Cobb Drive
Marietta, GA 30060 United States
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@ Sibley Library, Tweens and Teens, ages 11-17 will work with a retired English teacher to learn about reader's theater and practice short skits. In reader's theater, students "perform" by reading scripts created from grade-level books or stories. Usually they do so without costumes or props.  Call to Register------------7705282377  

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AFRICAN-AMERICAN AUTHORS BOOK DISCUSSION GROUP

Monday, June 10 @ 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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Bilingual Storytime @ Stratton Library: Cuentos bilingues en la biblioteca de Stratton

Tuesday, June 11 @ 3:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Stratton Library, 1100 Powder Springs Rd SW
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Join us for a Fun Program at the Stratton Library that includes English and Spanish songs, rhymes, and stories. For children Birth through PreK and their caregivers. Únase a nosotros para un programa divertido en la Biblioteca de Stratton que incluye canciones, rimas e historias en inglés y español. Para niños desde el nacimiento hasta Pre K y sus cuidadores.

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Storytime with Para Athlete, Cougar Clifford at Acworth Library

Tuesday, June 11 @ 3:45 pm - 4:45 pm
Acworth Library, 4569 Dallas Street
Acworth, GA 30101 United States
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Come meet 19-year-old para athlete, Cougar Clifford. On February 7, 2014, while playing in the snow in his hometown of Louisiana, Missouri, Cougar jumped headfirst into a snowbank, breaking the C5 vertebrae in his neck. After the accident he was told he would never be able to move anything from his shoulders down, and he would be on a ventilator the rest of his life. Four years later, determination and hard work have helped Cougar gain back much more movement…

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Spanish for Kids

Wednesday, June 12 @ 3:45 pm - 4:25 pm
Kennesaw Library, 2250 Lewis Street
Kennesaw, GA 30144 United States
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Learn some Spanish words and phrases with instructor Vanessa Loggiodice! Storytelling and a fun craft will make this a memorable and fun foreign language learning experience for children aged 5 and up. No registration required.

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Join us for Storytime with Para Athlete Cougar Clifford!

Thursday, June 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Lewis A. Ray Library, 4500 Oakdale Road
Smyrna, GA 30080 United States
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Join us for a visit from quadriplegic Para Athlete Cougar Clifford, a Paralympic swimmer and triathlete. Cougar will read books to us and help us understand big words such as disability, quadriplegic, and inclusivity. He may even let us try out his recumbent bike and his running chair, both of which he uses in competition!  To learn more about Clifford, feel free to visit his website http://www.cougartracks.net/ where he updates his supporters about his upcoming events and projects.  Also, feel free to…

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Sensory Playtime with Lekotek

Friday, June 14 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Windy Hill Library, 1885 Roswell Street
Smyrna, GA 30080 United States
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Come out to play with our special friends from Lekotek of Georgia! Our friends will be bringing specially adapted toys and lots of fun. What can you bring? A parent or guardian and a big smile! See ya soon!   The world of Lekotek is one filled with laughter and joy coupled with hard work and personal challenges. Children with disabilities face challenges interacting with family members and participating in school and community activities. That's why we're here.  Lekotek occupies…

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Meet Author Laurel Snyder! Presented by North Georgia Kids Reads

Saturday, June 15 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Sewell Mill Library & Cultural Center, 2051 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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2019 North Georgia Kids Read Presents: Laurel Snyder at Sewell Mill Library & Cultural Center!  Laurel Snyder is the author of six bestselling novels for children and many award-winning picture books. She has published work in New York Times, Boston Globe, Utne Reader, Chicago Sun-Times, Revealer, Salon, The Iowa Review, American Letters and Commentary, and elsewhere. She is an occasional commentator for NPR’s All Things Considered, and she teaches in the MFAC program at Hamline University and also in the…

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