Profile-Photo(September 2, 2014 — Marietta, GA) A quick trip to your public library is one of the easiest ways to ensure your child’s academic success, locate information resources for enhancing your quality of life, and expand your entertainment options. September is Library Card Sign-Up Month, a time when the Cobb County Public Library System joins with the American Library Association and public libraries nationwide to make sure that everyone has a free library card.

Resources at the 16 locations of the Cobb County Public Library are available to anyone who has a library card. Cobb libraries offer materials, services and programs that support academic achievement. Resources for all ages include books, events, online courses, and research tools for business applications.

Cardholders should ensure that their library cards are valid and encourage family members, friends, and neighbors to get a card. It’s easy to get one. Library cards are valid for two years for Cobb residents, business owners, and property owners.

Use your library card to advance in school, access digital resources from home, download eBooks, research job opportunities, discover a new hobby…the possibilities are endless. Discover some of these possibilities at and learn about the many things library card can help with.

Throughout September, the library will host a number of activities, including:

For more information on how to sign up for a library card, visit any of the 16 branches of the Cobb County Public Library System in person or visit the library online at

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Media Release: Library Card Sign-up Month is Here!
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