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October 2018

SPOOKY Scavenger Hunt for Teens/Tweens

October 1 @ 10:00 am - October 31 @ 6:00 pm
Switzer Library, 266 Roswell Street
Marietta, GA 30060 United States
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You think you know a lot about your library? Well, you are about to find out just how much you do know! Starting from 1st to October 30th pick up a scavenger hunt sheet at Switzer Library reference desk Complete the activity in the library and receive a Trick OR Treat Ages 11-17

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BASIC COMPUTER TRAINING CERTIFICATE COURSE

October 22 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, repeating until December 10, 2018

Stratton Library, 1100 Powder Springs Rd SW
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Earn your Basic Computer Literacy Certificate with classes from Goodwill. Training will include: -Computer basics -Internet skills -Introductory course work for the Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) -Using Google applications and G-suites -Testing and Certification Classes will begin Monday, Sept 10th at 10 am – 11:30 am at the Stratton Branch.  Registration is required.   For more information and to register contact : Pat Ball at  (770) 528-2522

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Book ART Challenge for Tweens and Teens

October 22 @ 10:00 am - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, repeating until November 30, 2018

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Thursday and Friday, repeating until November 30, 2018

Switzer Library, 266 Roswell Street
Marietta, GA 30060 United States
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Tweens and Teens (ages 11 -17)   Pick up a book @ Switzer Library and create a Holiday Art with a book.  Submit your Art Before Nov 30th 2018. (Sample Art: Turkey, Apple, pumpkin, animals, flowers or your choice) Winner receives a gift card and all participants receive a treat when book art is submitted Arts will be displayed at Switzer Library when submitted (Hint: check YouTube for samples) Call 770-509-4964 or visit the Switzer Library Reference Desk for more information

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Baby Story Time I

October 22 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:15am on Monday, repeating until December 31, 2018

Switzer Library, 266 Roswell Street
Marietta, GA 30060 United States
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Baby Story Time at the Switzer Library is held on Monday mornings at 10:15 and 11. The library opens at 10 and we jump right into baby time with Mr. Stephen and Yoda leading lap songs, rhymes, shakers, scarves, stories and of course bubbles! The story time lasts around 25 minutes with stay-and-play afterwards with bubbles and socializing for kids and caregivers. There will be a second Baby Story Time beginning at 11 in case you missed the first story…

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Movie Monday

October 22 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Windy Hill Library, 1885 Roswell Street
Smyrna, GA 30080 United States
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Free

Bring your bagged lunch or snacks and join us for an afternoon movie! All movies will be shown in the Windy Hill Community Center ballroom. October 22nd--E.T., the extra-terrestrial (1982) Rated PG, 121 min A story of an alien stranded on Earth and his relationship with a young boy.

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Baby Story Time II

October 22 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Monday, repeating until October 29, 2018

Switzer Library, 266 Roswell Street
Marietta, GA 30060 United States
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Baby Story Time at the Switzer Library is held on Monday mornings at 10:15 and 11. If you missed the early story time or are napping at 10 then join Mr. Stephen and Yoda at 11 as they lead everyone in lap songs, rhymes, shakers, scarves, stories and of course bubbles! The story time lasts around 20 minutes with stay-and-play afterwards for 10 minutes with bubbles and socializing for kids and caregivers. This second story time is a few minutes…

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Read to Me- stReam Activity

October 22 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until October 23, 2018

An event every week that begins at 3:00pm on Monday, repeating until October 29, 2018

An event every 2 weeks that begins at 3:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 13, 2018

An event every 2 weeks that begins at 3:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 27, 2018

Sibley Library, 1539 South Cobb Drive
Marietta, GA 30060 United States
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Reading can be frustrating when you don't have the confidence to read aloud, or if you are struggling to keep up.  We understand that.  We want to give your child extra practice by reading to someone new.  30 minute appointments can be scheduled with library staff where we will be a quiet ear to listen.  Please call Sibley Library at 770-528-2520 to schedule your appointment. 30 minutes can be scheduled on any of these dates between 3-5PM: October 16th October…

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Spooked By Books!: A Look at Some Mysterious and Creepy Books with Archivist JoyEllen Freeman

October 22 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Kennesaw Library, 2250 Lewis Street
Kennesaw, GA 30144 United States
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Do you think that Twilight is the first vampire novel? Think again! In preparation for Halloween, let’s get spooked by books. Join JoyEllen Freeman, Special Collections Curator at Kennesaw State University, in a session filled with Gothic literature and rare book mysteries. Please bring your favorite scary book to present to the group. For grades 3 and up.

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Book-A-Librarian

October 22 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Monday, repeating until December 31, 2018

Sibley Library, 1539 South Cobb Drive
Marietta, GA 30060 United States
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Having a hard time setting up an email? Can't download a book to your device? Need help sorting through our online resources? Call us today and set up a time to come in for us to help!

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Classics Read-Aloud

October 22 @ 4:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Monday, repeating until December 31, 2018

Switzer Library, 266 Roswell Street
Marietta, GA 30060 United States
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Each Monday, school-age children are invited to the Classics Read-Aloud after school from 4 to 4:30. The children will relax and unwind after a long day of school while Mr. Stephen reads aloud different classic children's chapter books. Children may take a turn reading aloud for a few minutes as well and there will be a short discussion of what we read together.  

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