Did you know that there are 16 branches in the Cobb County Public Library System? We’re highlighting a different one each week! This week, we’re at the East Cobb Library.

This location opened its doors to the public on February 1, 2010. The East Cobb Library is located in the corner of the Parkaire Landing Shopping Center, next to Kroger.

Basic Details:

Hours:

Monday-Wednesday: 10am-8pm
Thursday-Saturday: 11am-6pm
Sunday: Closed

Address:

4880 Lower Roswell Rd. Suite 510-B
Marietta, Georgia 30068

Contact the library: (770) 509-2730

Visit the library’s webpage for more information.

Featured Upcoming Events:

Tuesday, June 18, 2013
  • The Dead Do Tell Tales. Mike Gerhard from the Cobb County Medical Examiner’s Office will present a program about the forensic science of performing autopsies and what they reveal. Examine accident photos and learn about what it’s like to work as a medical examiner. Due to the graphic nature of this program, participants must be at least 13 years old. No exceptions will be made. Registration is required; register at the library.
Friday, June 21, 2013
Tuesday, June 25, 2013
  • Teen Magazine. Calling all teens! Do you enjoy writing? Drawing? Manga? Anime? We need you to create Cobb County Library’s first online teen magazine. For our first meeting, we will discuss magazine format and layout, types of articles you would like to submit, and of course, the magazine needs a title. Future meeting dates will be decided at end of meeting. For grades 6 & up. Refreshments will be served. (Registration is required; register at the library.)
  • Civil War Presentation. Please join us for this Civil War program presented by Brad Quinlin. He will show a film about the Kennesaw Mountain Battlefield and discuss his work researching the lives of soldiers during this time period. Please sign up at the Adult Information Desk for this special event.
Tuesday, July 02, 2013
Wednesday, July 03, 2013
Tuesday, July 09, 2013
  • Teen Sci-Fi Film Fest. Join us each Tuesday for movies like “The Hunger Games,” “I Am Number Four,” and “Inception.”
Saturday, July 13, 2013
Saturday, July 27, 2013
  • Learning about Pre-Diabetes. Please join us for this discussion by Dr. Louise Chang. She will describe Pre-Diabetes, talk about what we can do about it and how to modify one’s lifestyle to limit or prevent full-blown diabetes. Please sign up online or at the Adult Information Desk to attend this special program.

The East Cobb Library also has story times for babies, toddlers, and preschool age children! Check their calendar for a full listing of events at this location.

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Fun Trivia:
Did you know that the East Cobb Library replaced the old Merchant’s Walk Library? Do you remember when it was in that location?

Library in the Spotlight: East Cobb Library
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