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September 2017

Book Chat – 1984 by George Orwell

September 14 @ 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. Book of the Month: 1984 by George Orwell

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Thursday Afternoons Teen Book Discussion Club

September 14 @ 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

September 14 @ 4:30 pm
South Cobb Regional Library, 805 Clay Road
Mableton, GA 30126 United States
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Book groups read a wide variety of books and are a great opportunity to read books which may be outside of your normal reading tastes. This month's title is The Hamilton Affair by Elizabeth Cobbs.

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“The Last Word” Book Discussion

September 14 @ 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. The discussions are informal and lively, and newcomers are always welcome. We're reading The Hamilton Affair this month.  

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Chapter Champs! Tweens read ‘The Cricket in Times Square’

September 19 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mountain View Regional Library, 3320 Sandy Plains Road
Marietta, GA 30066 United States
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Stressed out? Too much assigned reading? Join the tween book club! Trust me, this is not homework. Eat snacks, talk about your favorite character, what you liked/disliked about the book, and then finish off with a fun activity. This month, we are reading The Cricket in Times Square by George Selden. Explore the city with the friendly characters in this book. Appropriate for grades 4-5. Please register by calling 770-509-4964 or by visiting the Children’s Reference Desk at Mountain View…

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

September 20 @ 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. September's title--Hidden Figures by Margot Lee Shetterly . Before John Glenn orbited the earth or Neil Armstrong walked on the moon, a group of dedicated female mathematicians known as "human computers" used pencils,…

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East Cobb Morning Book Discussion

September 21 @ 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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East Cobb Afternoon Book Discussion

September 21 @ 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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I Heart Big Books

September 25 @ 10:45 am - 11:45 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:45am on day Last of the month, repeating until December 25, 2017

One event on May 22, 2017 at 10:45am

Switzer Library, 266 Roswell Street
Marietta, GA 30060 United States
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Do you like to read? Do you have a young child? Come to our FIRST EVER family friendly book club.  Parents and Caregivers will read an adult(big) book and socialize. While their children have an opportunity to explore, play and socialize themselves. Remember: This program will be held in the Children’s Programming Area and will run for 45-60 minutes. Children will need to stay in the building for the duration of the program. No leaving Parents unattended! August 28th : The Immortal Life…

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Switzer Book Club

September 25 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:00pm on day Last of the month, repeating until December 18, 2017

One event on December 18, 2017 at 4:00pm

Switzer Library, 266 Roswell Street
Marietta, GA 30060 United States
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The Switzer Book Club meets once a month to discuss the book of the month, other books we're reading, new library features and programs and an activity related to the story that typically includes a 360 VR simulation using a Google Cardboard. As part of the book discussion we'll ask some rapid fire questions about the story and earn prizes. We'll meet the last Monday of the month except for December when we'll meet December 18. The club meets from…

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