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October 2017

Book-a-Librarian @ Switzer, Children’s Edition

October 18 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 27, 2017

Switzer Library, 266 Roswell Street
Marietta, GA 30060 United States
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Children at the Switzer Library can now reserve a 20-minute time slot each Wednesday between 4:00 and 5:00 to get individual help from one of the friendly librarians in the Hattie Gaines Wilson Youth Services Department. Here are some of the things you can do: Catalog Command: Learn how to find a book or a DVD and place items on hold in the library catalog! Website Wonders: Learn about the library’s online databases and resources, including TumbleBooks and NoveList! Demystifying…

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Crazy 8s Math Club Season 2

October 18 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until November 1, 2017

Sibley Library, 1539 South Cobb Drive
Marietta, GA 30060 United States
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Crazy 8s is America’s biggest after-school math club for children in grades 3-5 and is designed to get them fired up about math! Every week participants will have hands-on activities, run and jump, make music, make a mess, and meet new friends. Season 2 of Crazy 8s will meet once a week at Sibley Library. Space is limited, and children must commit to attending every week. Registration begins on August 29. Call 770-528-2520 for more information or to register. To…

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Eviction Clinic-Presented by Legal Aid of Cobb County

October 18 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every 2 weeks that begins at 5:30pm on Wednesday, repeating until December 20, 2017

Switzer Library, 266 Roswell Street
Marietta, GA 30060 United States
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Come learn about the eviction process, including an overview of the Georgia law, court procedures, and other tips.  The presentation by Legal Aid of Cobb County will be followed by an opportunity for tenants who qualify for Legal Aid's services to meet with an attorney for a short private consultation, including how to file an answer. Consultations are on a first come, first served basis. The Eviction Clinic will be held on Wednesday's alternating between 2:30-4:30pm or 5:30-7:30pm. No clinic will be held on…

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East Cobb Morning Book Discussion

October 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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The East Cobb Book Discussion Group meets the third Thursday of every month, the morning session at 11 am, and the afternoon session at 2 pm. We read a wide variety of literature, including fiction, non-fiction, classics and new releases. Every effort is made to have the selected books for check-out at the branch library, however, we sometimes need to change the selection, due to not enough copies of the title being available. Please call (770)-509-2730 to confirm this month’s…

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West Cobb Craft Club

October 19 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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Every Thursday
West Cobb Regional Library, 1750 Dennis Kemp Lane
Kennesaw, GA 30152 United States
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Do you knit, crochet, or work with yarn in anyway? If you would like to get together to craft, get inspired, and make new friends, then this group is for you. All skill levels are welcome the only requirement is your enthusiasm! Just bring your yarn and yourself to the West Cobb Regional Library on  any Thursday from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m

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Preschool Storytime

October 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Thursday, repeating until December 7, 2017

Powder Springs Library, 4181 Atlanta Street, Bldg. 1
Powder Springs, GA 30127 United States
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Preschool Storytime is designed for preschoolers ages 3 to 5. Join us each Thursday for a fun, interactive stortyime that includes read alouds, movement and song. No Preschool Storytime is complete without the opportunity to create something to take home. Storytimes are a great way to build literacy skills and encourage lifelong reading. Please feel free to stay and play after storytime is over. No child is too young to benefit! No registration necessary. For more information, contact Miss Laura…

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Book-A-Librarian

October 19 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until December 29, 2017

Stratton Library, 1100 Powder Springs Rd SW
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Have a complicated question? Need help beyond general assistance?  Book a one on one session with a librarian for uninterrupted help for 30 minutes. Please note appointments can be made anytime during normal library hours. Help available for all your questions including: A. library collections, services, website B. Catalog instructions, searching, place hold, setup accounts C. E-mail setup D. Database Research E. Computer Skills F. Downloading & using e-books, e-audio books For more information: Pat Ball (770) 528-2522

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Itsy Bitsy Babies

October 19 @ 11:15 am - 11:35 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:15am on Thursday, repeating until November 30, 2017

East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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Itsy Bitsy Babies is for infants up to age 1. It lasts 20 minutes and can include short stories, bounces, rhymes, finger plays, music, shaker eggs, dancing, parachute play, and scarves. Families are encouraged to stay after to talk, play, and read. Activities promote pre-literacy and motor skills through movement, rhyme, song, and dance. No registration required. All storytimes require a participating adult. September 7th September 14th September 21st September 28th October 5th October 12th October 19th October 26th November…

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Musical Mother Goose and Friends: Fun in the Pumpkin Patch!

October 19 @ 11:15 am - 11:45 am
West Cobb Regional Library, 1750 Dennis Kemp Lane
Kennesaw, GA 30152 United States
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Join us as Music Petite presents a program featuring Mother Goose rhymes, folk songs, instrument playing, movement and much more. Registration is not required. Children ages 2-4 only, please.

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Switzer Social Club

October 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Thursday, repeating until December 28, 2017

Switzer Library, 266 Roswell Street
Marietta, GA 30060 United States
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Interested in an afternoon of playing cards, chess, or other board games? Is putting a puzzle together your kind of fun? Or perhaps creating a colorful masterpiece might be your cup of tea. The library has just the thing for you. The new Switzer Social Club starts on August 17th, to be held every Thursday from 1:00 to 2:30 in our large meeting room. The S.S.C., for adults only, will give everyone an opportunity to play board and card games…

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