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May 2019

West Cobb Craft Club

Thursday, May 23 @ 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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The West Cobb Craft Club is a great place to meet new people and learn new skills. Do you knit, crochet, or work with yarn in anyway? Do you want to learn how to knit or crochet? Do you want to make friends with people who craft? 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 (especially beginners) the only requirement is your…

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Switzer Social Club for Adults

Thursday, May 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, April 18, 2019

One event on Thursday, May 16, 2019 at 1:00pm

One event on Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 1:00pm

One event on Thursday, May 30, 2019 at 1:00pm

Switzer Library, 266 Roswell Street
Marietta, GA 30060 United States
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Join us Thursdays for an afternoon of games, puzzles, adult coloring and socializing with other adults. If crocheting, knitting or some other hobby is your thing, feel free to bring that as well. We have a variety of classic games like Checkers, Chess, Scrabble and Yahtzee. Also available are Uno, Jenga, Battleship, Tangoes and decks of cards. If you're interested in trying out the fun new game, Headgames, we've got that too. Supplies are provided, but feel free to bring…

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Spring Swapalooza

Thursday, May 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Inviting all crafters!  Don't need those beads, fabric swatches, yarn, embroidery thread, ribbon, buttons, paints, markers, clay, stamps, quilting and scrapbooking materials anymore? It just may be the perfect item for another crafter!  Feel free to bring in some of your finished crafts as well to share and inspire!.

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Explore VR

Thursday, May 23 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on Friday, April 5, 2019 at 2:00pm

One event on Thursday, May 23, 2019 at 2:00pm

One event on Friday, June 28, 2019 at 2:00pm

One event on Sunday, May 26, 2019 at 2:00pm

One event on Friday, July 26, 2019 at 2:00pm

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

Come try out virtual reality with our HTC Vive VR headset!  You can travel the globe with Google Earth, create 3D art with Tilt Brush, explore and play mini games in the Lab, or ride a virtual roller coaster!  Sign up for a session at the Adult Reference Desk or call 678-398-5831. Space is limited. For ages 10 and up.

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Gritters Knitters

Friday, May 24 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Friday, repeating until Friday, August 30, 2019

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

Do you knit, crochet, cross stitch, or work with yarn in any way? 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 project and yourself to Gritters Library on Fridays from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.   The Gritters Knitters group will not be meeting on April 19, 2019 or November 29, 2019,…

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Book-A-Librarian

Friday, May 24 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until Saturday, August 31, 2019

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 Uninterrupted help for 30 minutes HELP WITH: Research; Collections; Catalog; Computers, E-Books;  E-Audio books;  email; and more Book A Session: Pat Ball (770)528-2522

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World Lindy Hop Day Pop-Up Swing Dance

Saturday, May 25 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Sewell Mill Library & Cultural Center, 2051 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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Help us celebrate World Lindy Hop Day a day early with a pop-up swing dance in the Carol and Jim Ney Art Gallery! We'll be joined by the KSU Swing Dance Association who will teach a beginner lesson at 1:00 PM. There is no dress code - wear whatever makes you feel comfortable. No partner nor prior experience are necessary. Everyone welcome!

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READ to Our Comfort Dog

Saturday, May 25 @ 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 are the 2nd and 4th Saturdays of each month.

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Modern Quilt Movement

Saturday, May 25 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Sewell Mill Library & Cultural Center, 2051 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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Grandmothers might still be quilting, but their grandchildren have taken this art form in a whole new direction. Learn about how millennials connected online, established their own quilting aesthetic and organized an international movement that brings tens of thousands of quilters together annually for QuiltCon. Presented by Andi Barney from Red Hen Stitch Shop in the Community Room. Also visit the the Carol and Jim Ney Art Gallery in the Sewell Mill Library & Cultural Center in the month of May…

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Summer Reading Program Kickoff Party!

Saturday, May 25 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Cobb Civic Center, 548 South Marietta Pkwy SE
Marietta, GA 30060 United States
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** NEW LOCATION: COBB CIVIC CENTER ** Calling all Earthlings, astronauts, space adventurers and explorers, Jedi, Doctors, future Mission to Mars scientists, martians, and space robots - Come celebrate Summer Reading with us! Join us Saturday, May 25 from 5 pm - 7 pm at the Cobb Civic Center in Marietta for our Summer Reading Program Kickoff Party! This year, it's a #UniverseOfStories! Suit up in your favorite outer space gear and blast off on our Summer Space Jam dance…

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