November 2011
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Celebrate National Gaming Day!

national gaming dayOn Saturday, November 12, the Central Library will join more than 20,000 people in communities across the U.S. for the American Library Association’s fourth annual National Gaming Day @ your library. Sponsored by FamilyandPartyGames.com, the event aims to reconnect communities through their libraries around the educational, recreational and social value of all types of games.

Activities scheduled at the Central Library include board games, video games, and scavenger hunts. The events begin at 11:30 a.m. and end at 5 p.m. The programs are free and appropriate for all ages.

For more information, please visit our Events Page by clicking here. »


Upcoming Holiday Observances

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The Cobb County Public Library System will close on Wednesday, November 23 at 6 pm and will remain closed on Thursday, November 24 and Friday, November 25 in observance of the Thanksgiving holiday. The library will observe regular operating hours on Saturday, November 26.

For a full list of all of our upcoming holiday observances, please click here.


Native American Heritage Month

November is Native American Heritage Month. Celebrate by checking out books and movies related to Native American history and culture. You can find a booklist and more information on our Multicultural page.

The South Cobb Regional Library of the Cobb County Public Library System will also be presenting a Native American Heritage Month Story Time on Friday, November 18 at 3:30 p.m. It is free and open to the public. Registration is not required. The South Cobb Regional Library is located at 805 Clay Road in Mableton. The story time will feature Native American stories, songs, and cultural information, and is geared for children ages five and up.

For more information, please visit our Multicultural page. »


On the Same Pageon the same page

The Cobb County Public Library System is participating in On the Same Page, an initiative organized by the Little Shop of Stories in Decatur. The goal of the program is to foster a community of readers by bringing families together around the same book. This year’s book selection is The Phantom Tollbooth, written by Norton Juster and illustrated by Jules Feiffer.

Get more information about all of the programs scheduled in conjunction with this initiative on our website. »

 


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