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October 2018

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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NASA Missions InSight and OSIRIS-REx show and tell

October 22 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Sewell Mill Library & Cultural Center, 2051 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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NASA Solar System Ambassador Chris Thompson will present a lecture on two current NASA missions: InSight and OSIRIS-REx. InSight will be traveling to Mars to study the geology of the red planet. OSIRIS-REx is on the way to retrieve a sample of the asteroid Bennu.  As part of the program, he will demonstrate a mock-up of the OSIRIS-REx sample acquisition device.  He will also show several meteorites with similar composition to the landing sites of each mission, as well as…

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GED Classes

October 23 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 6, 2018

South Cobb Regional Library, 805 Clay Road
Mableton, GA 30126 United States
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The Cobb/Paulding Adult Education Center(AEC) is offering GED preparation classes at South Cobb Regional Library. Students receive instruction in reading, math, and language.The classes are held in Study Room B from 5 to 8 pm on Tuesdays, whenever the AEC is opened. Classes will be held at the South Cobb Regional Library through the end of October. The adult education student calendar can be found here: http://www.cobbk12.org/Adulted/2018-19%20Student%20Calendar.pdf For more information and to register for GED classes, please call the AEC…

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Kindness Rocks!

October 24 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
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One event on June 27, 2018 at 1:30pm

One event on July 25, 2018 at 1:30pm

One event on August 22, 2018 at 1:30pm

One event on September 26, 2018 at 1:30pm

One event on October 24, 2018 at 1:30pm

One event on November 28, 2018 at 1:30pm

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

Join the 30066 Gritters/Phoenix Living Kindness Rocks Project.  This project is about cultivating connections within our community and lifting others up through simple acts of kindness.  Martha, Sybil and Mary, "the ladies" that live at the Phoenix Living group home would love to visit with you. Suzanna Holl, an LPN with Phoenix Living group home, will teach you about the "Kindness Rocks" project and show you how to make a kindness rock.  Some paints, crafting materials, markers, and a few rocks…

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Retirement Series: When to Claim Social Security

October 24 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Vinings Library, 4290 Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta, GA 30339 United States
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Free

This workshop walks participants through the basics of determining their optimal age to begin receiving Social Security benefits, given their unique set of financial and life circumstances. One-on-one consultations with a financial planner will be available after the 1 hour workshop.  For more information please call 770-801-5330. Presenter: Certified Financial Planners from the Financial Planning Association of Georgia. The Financial Planning Association of Georgia is a professional nonprofit and is made up of 600 financial professioanls

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Diversity Workshop

October 26 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Friday, repeating until October 26, 2018

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

"Diversity is about all of us and about us having to figure out how we can walk through this world together” -- Jacqueline Woodson The current climate in our culture is such that rather than focusing on what we have in common in our shared humanity, many of the things that differentiate people in our communities divide them. Elisheva Ray is out to change the conversation around what it means to be a human being, and to foster love, connection,…

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ACT Mock Test

October 27 @ 1:00 pm - 5:30 pm
East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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Looking to take a practice ACT test without test day pressure? We’ve got you covered! Applerouth Tutoring Services will collaborate with the library to provide a free ACT practice test to interested teens. Afterwards, you’ll receive a comprehensive score report that identifies your strengths, and targets areas for improvement. Space is limited; registration is required. Please call 770-509-2730 to register.

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READ to Our Comfort Dog

October 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Acworth Library, 4569 Dallas Street
Acworth, GA 30101 United States
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Your child can read to a certified therapy dog at the Acworth Library for 15 minutes. This is a great way for youngsters to experience the joy of reading aloud to an appreciative audience! Spaces are limited, so be sure to register by coming in person to the library or calling (770)-917-5165. For ages 5 and up. Children must be independent readers. Our dog is a "multi-lingual listener!" Additional Dates: Saturday afternoons - September 8, September 22, October 13, November…

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Local Lens

October 27 @ 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sewell Mill Library & Cultural Center, 2051 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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Enjoy a screening and Q&A with a Georgia film professional! Our guest is Steven Gayle. He's returning to Local Lens for a special screening and discussion of his documentary By Any Other Name: An Exploration of Afro-Amerindian Heritage. Steven D. Gayle is a filmmaker and educator originally from Philadelphia, PA now residing in the Atlanta area. He has worked in the educational and media production fields for nearly a decade and is constantly seeking new ways to incorporate the two disciplines…

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GED Classes

October 30 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until November 6, 2018

South Cobb Regional Library, 805 Clay Road
Mableton, GA 30126 United States
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The Cobb/Paulding Adult Education Center(AEC) is offering GED preparation classes at South Cobb Regional Library. Students receive instruction in reading, math, and language.The classes are held in Study Room B from 5 to 8 pm on Tuesdays, whenever the AEC is opened. Classes will be held at the South Cobb Regional Library through the end of October. The adult education student calendar can be found here: http://www.cobbk12.org/Adulted/2018-19%20Student%20Calendar.pdf For more information and to register for GED classes, please call the AEC…

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