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April 2017

America Enters The Great War

April 6 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
East Marietta Library, 2051 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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It was the first truly global conflict since the Napoleonic wars.  It was the first truly modern, mechanized war on a vast scale.  It was the war that shattered the ancient thrones of Europe, and the war that birthed a dozen new nations.  And 100 years ago today, the United States became one of its belligerents!  Join branch manager Bruce Thompson for a fascinating book talk, based on several recent nonfiction titles, on America’s experience in the First World War,…

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African American Author Book Discussion

April 9 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day 9 of the month, repeating until December 11, 2017

Stratton Library, 1100 Powder Springs Rd SW
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Join us on the second Monday of each month as we discuss books by African American Authors.  Our book for April 10th is "Between the World and Me'" by Ta-Neshisi Coates . In  "Between the World and Me," Coates attempts to give answers to  his son his view of world from and African American Male view point.  Coates is a national correspondent for The Atlantic and author of the memoir "The Beautiful Struggle."  On May 8th the group will discuss…

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Gritters Afternoon Book Club

April 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day 10 of the month, repeating until November 14, 2017

Gritters Library, 880 Shaw Park Road
Marietta, GA 30066 United States
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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!   April 11:  Salvage the Bones by Jesmyn Ward -Southern/African American Fiction May 9:  The Night Circus…

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Gritters Monday Night Book Club

April 10 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 6:30pm on day Second of the month, repeating until April 11, 2017

Gritters Library, 880 Shaw Park Road
Marietta, GA 30066 United States
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Read anything good lately? Come to the Gritters Monday Night Book Club and tell us about it! Have you read something awful? We want to hear about that too! Join us on the second Monday of every month as we discuss the books we’ve been enjoying (and not enjoying) -- no required reading necessary!

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The Game’s Afoot: Sherlock Holmes book discussion

April 10 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Kennesaw Library, 2250 Lewis Street
Kennesaw, GA 30144 United States
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Calling all fans of Sherlock Holmes! Join us on the second Monday evening of each month as we discuss two adventures featuring The Great Detective. Presented by Helen Cauley, writer and President Emerita of The Sherlock Holmes Society, also known as The Confederates of Wisteria Lodge. April stories Sherlock investigates dastardly doings in these stories: "The Adventure of the Norwood Builder"  and "The Adventure of Charles Augustus Milverton" from The Return of Sherlock Holmes.  

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Acworth Library School Age Story Time

April 11 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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Acworth Library, 4569 Dallas Street
Acworth, GA 30101 United States
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Elementary age students are invited to hear a reading of  a variety of books and engage in discussion with librarian and fellow participants. This story time is designed to engage students and encourage them to use their comprehension skills. Read to a Dog Program, where students can read to Polly, our CAREing PAWS Reading Dog, will follow school-age story time on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month at 4pm. Call Acworth Library to reserve a 15 minute appointment to…

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Book Chat – Anne of Green Gables by L.M. Montgomery

April 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Love books? Join us for this fun and laid-back program and let’s chat about books! Each month we will focus on a new title, but always feel free to share what great book you’ve just read! Discover new treasures each month. Pick up a copy of featured book at the front desk. Refreshments will be served.

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“The Last Word” Book Discussion

April 13 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:30pm on day Second of the month, repeating until May 12, 2017

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. The discussions are informal and lively, and newcomers are always welcome.  Call 678-398-5831 for this month's title.

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Mountain View Evening Book Discussion

April 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00pm on day 17 of the month, repeating until May 16, 2017

Mountain View Regional Library, 3320 Sandy Plains Road
Marietta, GA 30066 United States
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Join us on the third Tuesday of the month for a discussion of the titles below: January 17: "Madame Bovary" by Gustav Flaubert. February 21: "The Boys in the Boat" by Daniel James Brown. March 21: "The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry" by Gabrielle Zevin. April 18: "The House of Mirth" by Edith Wharton May 16: "Sula" by Toni Morrison

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Acworth Library School Age Story Time

April 18 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
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Acworth Library, 4569 Dallas Street
Acworth, GA 30101 United States
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Elementary age students are invited to hear a reading of  a variety of books and engage in discussion with librarian and fellow participants. This story time is designed to engage students and encourage them to use their comprehension skills. Read to a Dog Program, where students can read to Polly, our CAREing PAWS Reading Dog, will follow school-age story time on the 1st and 3rd Tuesdays of the month at 4pm. Call Acworth Library to reserve a 15 minute appointment to…

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