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October 2017

Cooking Club – Candy Concoctions

October 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Like to cook? Join us each month and bring a dish and recipe to share with group in a fun and relaxed environment. New theme each month, savory and sweet. You don’t need to be a gourmet chef to join us. Amateurs welcome. This month, create your own candy concoction. Include any candy of choice in a recipe, savory or sweet.

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Book-a-Librarian @ Switzer

October 19 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 21, 2017

Switzer Library, 266 Roswell Street
Marietta, GA 30060 United States
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Free

Do you need help with a question that requires time beyond general assistance? One Thursday a month from 2:00 - 4:00 pm, you can reserve a one-on-one session with a librarian for up to 30 minutes of in-depth uninterrupted help. Get help with issues such as: An overview of library collections and services and the Web site Introduction to the library catalog–how to find a book, a CD or a DVD, place holds, set up and manage your account Learn about the library’s online…

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East Cobb Afternoon Book Discussion

October 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 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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Preserving Your Family’s Treasures

October 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Kennesaw Library, 2250 Lewis Street
Kennesaw, GA 30144 United States
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Are you curious about how to preserve your family records, books and heirlooms? Join JoyEllen Freeman, Outreach/Special Collections Archivist at the Kennesaw State University Archives, in an interactive program focused on the preservation of family treasures. This program will introduce attendees to preservation practices and provide tips for identifying and handling items of historical value. All attendees are encouraged to bring one family treasure.

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Internet Basics

October 19 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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One event on November 30, 2017 at 3:00pm

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

This is a computer class for adults that covers the basics of internet browsing, navigating websites, effective Google searching, and printing. Participants will also receive instruction on how to set up and utilize a Gmail account. Participants should attend a Computer Basics class before attending this class. No registration is required, but space is limited. Class will be held in the Woody Thompson meeting room on the third Thursday of the month.   **NOTE: November's class will be held on…

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Simply Science–Alien Invasion

October 19 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Mountain View Regional Library, 3320 Sandy Plains Road
Marietta, GA 30066 United States
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Could aliens survive on planet Earth? Let’s explore what makes Earth a unique environment and use that knowledge to decide what it would take for aliens to live here, too. You’ll also get to create your own amazing alien! This program is for children in grades K-2 and will last for an hour. No registration is required. For more information, call 770-509-4964 or visit the Children’s Reference Desk.

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1st and 3rd STEAM Thursdays @ West Cobb: STEAM Party Tricks

October 19 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
West Cobb Regional Library, 1750 Dennis Kemp Lane
Kennesaw, GA 30152 United States
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Amaze your family and friends with STEAM Party Tricks—just in time for the holiday parties and family get-togethers you attend this year. Bring your school-age and tween friends and celebrate the fun of STEAM. Registration is not required. This program is appropriate for grades K–5. For more information, contact Suzanne Brizzi 770-528-4699 or Suzanne.brizzi@cobbcounty.org Join us for STEAM activities every 1st and 3rd Thursdays September thru December.

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Gritters Drama Club

October 19 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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One event on October 5, 2017 at 3:30pm

One event on October 19, 2017 at 3:30pm

One event on November 2, 2017 at 3:30pm

One event on November 16, 2017 at 3:30pm

One event on November 18, 2017 at 3:30pm

Gritters Library, 880 Shaw Park Road
Marietta, GA 30066 United States
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Calling all aspiring actors and actresses! Join theater connoisseur and Gritters staff member, Olivia McCurley, as we kick off the first ever Gritters Drama Club. Learn basic theater techniques through verbal and physical activities. Participants will work together on a culminating performance that will take place at the Mountain View Regional Library community room on November 18, 2017. Following the Fall Break kickoff, the Gritters Drama Club will meet every 1st and 3rd Thursday at 3:30 pm. This program is…

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Tech Thursday

October 19 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:00pm on day First of the month, repeating until December 21, 2017

An event every month that begins at 4:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until December 21, 2017

Switzer Library, 266 Roswell Street
Marietta, GA 30060 United States
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Join us for bi-weekly tech program. We will experience virtual reality, Create our own 8-bit video games, Build paper circuits, work with robots, and 3D print our own fidget spinners. (sometimes we will just play video games too) Remember: This program will be held in the Children’s Activity Area. Parents will need to stay in the building for the duration of the program. Please note: This program is recommended for school age children.

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Crazy 8’s Math Club : Exploring the world of math! (CANCELLED)

October 19 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Thursday, repeating until November 30, 2017

Stratton Library, 1100 Powder Springs Rd SW
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Come join the Crazy 8 Math Club @ Stratton Library and explore math fun with others! Crazy 8s is a recreational after-school math club designed to get kids (K-2 grade) enjoy math and to help them appreciate the math that’s all around them. This is an eight-week program, you must commit to attending Crazy 8s for the entire 8-week session. It is nothing like your usual math club! It is social,  provides hands-on activities and focuses on creativity. Some of…

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