May 2012
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Holiday Closure: May 28

All branches of the Cobb County Public Library System will be closed on Monday, May 28. We will resume regular operating hours on Tuesday, May 29.


Celebrate Asian Heritage with a special story time

Please join us at the South Cobb Regional Library on Friday, May 11 at 3:30 pm for a special story time in honor of Asian Pacific American Heritage Month.

For more information, please call the library at (678) 398-5834.


Encore, Encore presents "The Lion and the Mouse"

Please join us at the Mountain View Regional Library on Saturday, May 12 at 3 pm for a performance of The Lion and the Mouse. The performance is being directed by the Georgia Ballet's Barbara Hancock and is appropriate for all ages.

For more information, please call the library at (770) 509-2725.


tomatoesLearn all about growing tomatoes

Please join us at the South Cobb Regional Library on Tuesday, May 15 at 6:30 pm for a special presentation by the Master Gardeners all about growing tomatoes.

For more information, please call the library at (678) 398-5828.


Geek the Library

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What do you like? Whatever you "geek" (or "like"), the Cobb County Public Library System supports you. Join us in spreading awareness about the value of libraries and the critical funding issues they face.

The public library's role in building strong communities is more important than ever, especially in a tough economy. This campaign is designed to help build public awareness that libraries need community support and adequate funding in order to remain strong.

'Geek the Library' is brought to you by OCLC and funded by a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. OCLC is a nonprofit library cooperative that has provided services to help libraries deliver more to their users for four decades. The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation works to help all people lead healthy, productive lives. In the U.S., it seeks to ensure that all people - especially those with the fewest resources - have access to the opportunities they need to succeed.


Resource Spotlight: America's Newspapers

america's newspapers logoAmerica's Newspapers allows you to search current and archived local, state, regional and national full-text articles on issues, events, business, health, education, people, government, sports and more with nearly 1,000 newspapers, newswires, news videos, and web-only content including the Atlanta Journal Constitution (1985-Current), Augusta Chronicle (1994-Current), Marietta Daily Journal (10/29/98-Current), and USA Today (7/1/87-Current).

You'll need your library card number and PIN to access this resource. Need a library card? Find information on how to sign up for yours on our website.

 


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