October 2011
CCPLS eNews: Cobb County Public Library System

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Exhibits at the Cobb County Public Library System

The library system is proud to host several exhibits, including "In a Nutshell: The Worlds of Maurice Sendak," and "Parallel Journeys: World War II and the Holocaust through the Eyes of Teens." Get information about all of our exhibits currently on display on our Exhibits page.

Upcoming Holiday Observances


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.

teen read week

Teen Read Week

Teen Read Week is October 16-22! Celebrate with the Cobb County Public Library System! We've got book displays up at most locations with staff members to help teens find something to read. And if teens need something to do, we've planned a special showing of Twilight at the Gritters Library on October 17 at 5 pm and an Improv Session at the Mountain View Regional Library on October 22 at 1 pm.

For more information, please visit our Events Page. »


Fall Book Sale

The Friends of the Cobb County Public Library System will hold their next semi-annual Book Sale on October 14 and 15 from 9 am to 5 pm and October 16 from 1 pm to 5 pm. The sale will be held in Buildings A and B at Jim Miller Park at 2245 Callaway Road in Marietta. For more information, please visit http://www.cobbcat.org/friends.html or call (770) 528-2342.

Employment Seminars

Looking for a job? Let the Cobb County Public Library System help you. We've scheduled several employment seminars with the Georgia Department of Labor - there's one each Tuesday in October at 11 am at the Powder Springs Library. The seminars will cover topics like using social media in the job search, finding information about potential employers, and more. Get more information by visiting our Events Page or by calling (770) 439-3600.

Upcoming Events

For more information about these events, please contact the branch. (Click on the branch name for their contact information.)

The Cobb County Public Library System has scheduled almost 350 events during the month of October. There's something for everyone! For all of our events, please visit our Programs page.

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