Cobb County Public Library System is offering free workshops for Money Smart Week 2014. Observed April 5-12 by libraries throughout the United States, Money Smart Week is a public awareness campaign promoting financial education for all ages. Money Smart Week was started by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago.

MoneySmartWeek@YourLibrary2014Money Smart Week programs at Cobb libraries include:

‘Money Smart Kid 2014’ Family Program, Saturday, April 5, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., East Cobb Library. A family story time, especially for children ages 3 and up, presented by Country Financial with a 20 book giveaway and a coin piggy bank activity. Space is limited. Registration is required; please register online or by calling (770) 509-2730.

Teen Advisory Board Meeting followed by Money Smart Week @ Your Library, Tuesday, April 8, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., South Cobb Regional Library. Kids explore how people earn, manage and save money to buy and trade good and services. Ages 14-17. Information: (678) 398-5834.

Savvy Social Security Planning, Wednesday, April 9, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., at East Marietta Library. Join financial consultant Marta Shen as she discusses what baby boomers need to know to maximize retirement income. The seminar covers the basics of Social Security and strategies for maximizing your benefits. Information: (770) 509-2711.

School Age Special: Money Smart Week @ Your Library, Thursday, April 10, 4 p.m. to 5 p.m., South Cobb Regional Library. Kids explore through book and hands-on activities how people earn, manage and save money to buy and trade goods and services they need and want in their lives. Ages 7 and up. For more information, please call (678) 398-5834.

Money Smart Week 2014 is April 5-12 @ your Cobb libraries
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