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June 2019

City of Powder Springs Police K9 Unit

Tuesday, June 18, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Private: Powder Springs Library, 4181 Atlanta Street, Bldg. 1
Powder Springs, GA 30127 United States
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  Have you ever wondered what it would be like to work with a Police K9? Please join us for a demonstration by the City of Powder Springs Police K9 Unit. If you’ve ever wanted to see how a police officer and his 4-legged partner work together, this is your chance! Learn how these hard working dogs are trained, how they help keep our community safe and even see a training demonstration This program is for school-age children, teens, and…

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Music and Magic from the PolkaVerse!

Wednesday, June 19, 2019 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Private: Vinings Library, 4290 Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta, GA 30339 United States
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Join us at the Vinings Library for a fun-filled family evening with Uncle Mike Schneider of Pint Size Polkas! Based on the summer reading program theme "A Universe of Stories," he will share concepts like occupations, relationships, personal hygiene, science, and foreign language through the happy sounds of polka music. Audience participation is encouraged in numerous sing-along and volunteer opportunities, including trivia questions, the “Chicken Dance,” and a special outer-space edition of “Name that Tune.” Find out why New York…

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Movie Monday

Monday, June 24, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Private: Vinings Library, 4290 Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta, GA 30339 United States
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Beat the heat this summer and join us for free movie Mondays.  Join us as we watch family-friendly movies.  Everyone is welcome to bring a snack to eat while they enjoy the movie.

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Meet a Canine Officer

Thursday, June 27, 2019 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Private: Sibley Library, 1539 South Cobb Drive
Marietta, GA 30060 United States
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  Please join us at the Sibley Library Thursday June 27 at 10:30 AM for a demonstration by the Cobb County Police K9 Unit. If you’ve ever wanted to see how a police officer and his 4-legged partner work together, this is your chance!  This program is for school-age children, teens, and adults.  No registration is required.  Parents must stay with their children during the program.

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July 2019

Movie Monday

Monday, July 1, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00 pm on Monday, repeating until Monday, July 29, 2019

Private: Vinings Library, 4290 Paces Ferry Road
Atlanta, GA 30339 United States
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Beat the heat this summer and join us for free movie Mondays.  Join us as we watch family-friendly movies.  Everyone is welcome to bring a snack to eat while they enjoy the movie.

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School Age Storytime at Acworth Library

Tuesday, July 2, 2019 @ 3:45 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:45 pm on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Elementary school aged students are invited to hear a reading of  a variety of books and engage in discussion with the librarian and fellow participants. This storytime is designed to engage students and encourage them to use their comprehension skills. Storytime is followed by a craft.

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Mini Chess Camp

Wednesday, July 3, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, July 24, 2019

An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Friday, repeating until Friday, July 26, 2019

Private: Sewell Mill Library & Cultural Center, 2051 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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Join Manav Ramprasad, chess champion and Wheeler High School student, for a mini chess camp every Wednesday and Friday in July from 10am to Noon.  Interactive lessons and free play against other kids and the instructor in the teen room. Manav ranked in the top 100 chess players among his age in the country, and has won the Connecticut State Championship for 9th graders, taking 3rd among all high schoolers. Suggested for ages 7-12.  Adult caregiver must stay in the…

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

Monday, July 8, 2019 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Private: 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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K-9 Tank visits Sweetwater!

Tuesday, July 9, 2019 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Private: Sweetwater Valley Library, 5000 Austell-Powder Springs Road Suite 123
Austell, GA 30106 United States
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Come meet the furry and famous K-9 Tank and his human trainer of the Cobb County Sheriff's Department! Tank is a certified Explosive Odor Detection Specialist. (His job is to find things before they go boom.) Tank and Sergeant Beasley will be here to tell you about their jobs, training, and answer all of your questions. Check out K-9 Tank on Instagram @Cobbsok9tank!

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Secret Message Bookmarks

Tuesday, July 16, 2019 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Private: Sweetwater Valley Library, 5000 Austell-Powder Springs Road Suite 123
Austell, GA 30106 United States
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Join us as we learn how to make special bookmarks with a secret message! They may say one thing on the outside, but when you hold them up to the light you can see the secret message hidden inside. All ages are welcome to participate, and supplies are provided.  If you have any questions or need more information, give us a call at (770) 819-3290.

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