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August 2017

East Cobb Morning Book Discussion

August 17 @ 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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Cooking Club – Cool Summer Salads

August 17 @ 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. Prepare a refreshing summer salad to cool us off this hot summer, savory or sweet!

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Switzer Social Club

August 17 @ 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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East Cobb Afternoon Book Discussion

August 17 @ 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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Book-a-Librarian @ Switzer

August 17 @ 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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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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Teen Volunteering Orientation @ East Marietta Library

August 17 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until October 2, 2017

East Marietta Library, 2051 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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Free

Are you a teenager who needs to earn community service hours for high school? Learn how you can become a teen library volunteer. August 1, 2017 - October 2, 2017 (except Sundays) Ages: 15 to 17 years. By Appointment Only. For more information about Cobb County Public Library System teen volunteers and to print out the Teen Volunteer application form, please go to the Teen Volunteer page.

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Internet Basics

August 17 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 3:00pm on day 17 of the month, repeating until May 19, 2017

An event every month that begins at 3:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until September 22, 2017

An event every month that begins at 3:00pm on day Third of the month, repeating until September 22, 2017

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

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It’s Elementary–Solar Eclipse Exploration

August 17 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
Mountain View Regional Library, 3320 Sandy Plains Road
Marietta, GA 30066 United States
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Come learn about the once in a lifetime total solar eclipse that’s happening Monday, August 21. We’ll make an edible model of the eclipse and find out some fun facts about the sun and moon for our trivia contest. This program is for children in grades K-5 and will last 45 minutes. Children attending the program will receive free solar eclipse glasses. Registration is required. To register, call 770-509-4964 or visit the Children’s Reference Desk. Free eclipse viewing glasses are…

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Gritters Knitters

August 18 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Friday, repeating until August 25, 2017

An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Friday, repeating until November 17, 2017

Gritters Library, 880 Shaw Park Road
Marietta, GA 30066 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 Gritters on any Friday from 11 a.m. – 1 p.m

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Teen Volunteering Orientation @ East Marietta Library

August 18 @ 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 2:00pm, repeating until October 2, 2017

East Marietta Library, 2051 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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Free

Are you a teenager who needs to earn community service hours for high school? Learn how you can become a teen library volunteer. August 1, 2017 - October 2, 2017 (except Sundays) Ages: 15 to 17 years. By Appointment Only. For more information about Cobb County Public Library System teen volunteers and to print out the Teen Volunteer application form, please go to the Teen Volunteer page.

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