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July 2017

Gritters Afternoon Book Club

July 11 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until November 14, 2017

Gritters Library, 880 Shaw Park Road
Marietta, GA 30066 United States
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Book cover for House of Mirth

The Gritters Afternoon Book Club meets each month on the second Tuesday afternoon for an active book discussion. The group reads and discuss a variety of works including fiction and non-fiction classics, a variety of genres, and a mix of cultures and time periods. We make every effort to have the book selections available for checkout at the Gritters Branch. Newcomers are always welcome!   July 11:  House of Mirth by Edith Wharton (classic fiction 1905) August 8: The Color of…

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Tween Book Club

July 11 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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One event on an unspecified date at 3:30pm

East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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Tweens ages 9-12 are invited to join this seasonal book club. Registration is required. For more information and to register, please call 770-509-2730. This program promotes literacy skills, creativity, fine and large motor skills, and social skills.   Summer Selections: June 13th- The Word Eater by Mary Amato (speculative fiction) July 11th- Babe the Gallant Pig by Dick King-Smith (animated fantasy)

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Book Haters Book Club

July 11 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 4:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until July 11, 2017

Gritters Library, 880 Shaw Park Road
Marietta, GA 30066 United States
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Teens and Book Haters! Don’t get intimidated by summer reading assignments. Come hang out with us once a week at the Gritters Library to discuss a book, socialize, have a fun activity, and enjoy some light refreshments. THIS IS NOT SCHOOL, but if you are a Sprayberry High School student, you will receive credit for joining the fun. What do you have to lose? Here's how it works: For rising Freshmen and Sophomores, this will count as your required summer reading…

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Bookworm Book Club

July 13 @ 12:30 pm - 1:30 pm
Gritters Library, 880 Shaw Park Road
Marietta, GA 30066 United States
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Ever finish a book and wish that you could talk to someone else that had read it? Join us for a fun discussion with other kids your age (8-11 years old). Since it’s the summer, bring your lunch, and snacks and juice will be provided. Talk about your favorite character, what you liked/disliked about the book, and then finish off with a fun activity. This summer’s book pick is Bunnicula: A Rabbit-Tale of Mystery by Deborah Howe. Please register by…

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Book Chat

July 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until July 13, 2017

Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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No assigned reading this summer! Join us for this laid back book club. This summer, we will meet and just discuss great books that we have read or are reading. Book Chat will meet at 2:00 pm for the months of June and July. We will resume meeting at 1:00 in September.

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Thursday Afternoons Teen Book Discussion Club

July 13 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 3:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until September 14, 2017

Switzer Library, 266 Roswell Street
Marietta, GA 30060 United States
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Teens only! Come prepared to book talk about some of the books you have been reading. Why you loved the book, or hated the book! Teen friendly refreshments will be provided. Can't make this club meeting? Not to worry, it will be held once a month on a Thursday afternoon at the library.

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“The Last Word” Book Discussion

July 13 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
South Cobb Regional Library, 805 Clay Road
Mableton, GA 30126 United States
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“The Last Word” book discussion group meets at South Cobb Regional Library on the second Thursday of each month, from 4:30 pm to 5:30 pm.  The group reads a wide variety of books, both fiction and non-fiction, and every effort is made to have books available for checkout at South Cobb Regional Library and at Lewis A. Ray Branch Library.  Typically two books are selected to read each month. The discussions are informal and lively, and newcomers are always welcome.  Call 678-398-5831 for this month's titles. The…

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Reading One-On-One @ East Marietta Library

July 18 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 2:00pm on Tuesday, repeating until July 25, 2017

East Marietta Library, 2051 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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Independent readers practice reading a book of their choice to their librarian or teen reading partner for fifteen minutes. Must be an Independent Reader, Ages 5 and up. Fifteen minute time slots are available with phone registration by calling 770-­509-­2711 or come in person to the Youth Services Reference Desk to speak with a librarian. By appointment, but walk­-ins welcome based on librarian availability after 2:00 pm.

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Read. Think. Talk. The East Marietta Book Discussion Group

July 19 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
East Marietta Library, 2051 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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Read. Think. Talk, the East Marietta Book Discussion Group, meets each month on the third Wednesday  at 10:30 a.m. Newcomers are always welcome. The group reads and discusses a variety of titles, including fiction and nonfiction, an assortment of genres and a mix of cultures and time periods. This month's title: One Summer America, 1927 by Bill Bryson. A glorious look at one summer in America from the best-selling author of A Walk in The Woods. Bryson's inimitable wit…

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East Cobb Morning Book Discussion

July 20 @ 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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