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December 2019

North Cobb Tuesday Afternoon Book Discussion

Tuesday, December 17 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
North Cobb Regional Library, 3535 Old 41 Highway
Kennesaw, GA 30144 United States
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Join us at the North Cobb Regional Library each month on the fourth Tuesday afternoon or evening for a lively book discussion. Newcomers are always welcome. The groups read and discuss a variety of works including fiction and non-fiction classics, a variety of genres, and a mix of cultures and time periods. We make every effort to have the book selections available for checkout at the North Cobb Regional Library. This month’s title: The High Tide Club by Mary Kay…

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North Cobb Tuesday Evening Book Discussion

Tuesday, December 17 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
North Cobb Regional Library, 3535 Old 41 Highway
Kennesaw, GA 30144 United States
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Join us at the North Cobb Regional Library each month on the fourth Tuesday afternoon or evening for a lively book discussion. Newcomers are always welcome. The groups read and discuss a variety of works including fiction and non-fiction classics, a variety of genres, and a mix of cultures and time periods. We make every effort to have the book selections available for checkout at the North Cobb Regional Library. This month’s title: The High Tide Club by Mary Kay…

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January 2020

How Does Your Garden Grow?

Tuesday, January 7, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North Cobb Regional Library, 3535 Old 41 Highway
Kennesaw, GA 30144 United States
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Grow your best garden ever with our series, “How Does Your Garden Grow?” presented by University of Georgia Extension's Master Gardener Volunteers of Cobb County (MGVOCC.) At 7:00 p.m. on the first Tuesday night of each month from January through May, a Cobb County Master Gardner Volunteer will share best practices for gardening activities appropriate to the season. January: Home Landscape Pruning. Planning pruning for the home landscape requires knowledge of what  grows on new or old wood; where to…

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“Read to a Comfort Dog” for Adults!

Monday, January 13, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
North Cobb Regional Library, 3535 Old 41 Highway
Kennesaw, GA 30144 United States
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Join us for our new "read to a dog" program, just for adults! Each 15-minute session of reading to our certified comfort/therapy dog, Hope, is held in a private, quiet room with Hope and her handler. Now, adult dog-lovers who also love to read can experience the joy and relaxation of reading aloud to an appreciative audience. Hope is also there to help ease the need for a "fur fix" or an opportunity to just talk dogs. (Petting definitely allowed.) …

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Create Your Own Backyard Bird Habitat

Friday, January 24, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
North Cobb Regional Library, 3535 Old 41 Highway
Kennesaw, GA 30144 United States
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Bird-lovers, this program is for you! If you love to watch the birds that visit your backyard, learn how to attract more of them and how to provide the food sources, water and sheltered spaces that can help them through the winter. Environmental Education and Communications Manager, Mark Wolfe, will tell you everything you need to know to create the ultimate backyard habitat for our fine-feathered friends.

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February 2020

How Does Your Garden Grow?

Tuesday, February 4, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North Cobb Regional Library, 3535 Old 41 Highway
Kennesaw, GA 30144 United States
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Grow your best garden ever with our series, “How Does Your Garden Grow?” presented by University of Georgia Extension's Master Gardener Volunteers of Cobb County (MGVOCC.) At 7:00 p.m. on the first Tuesday night of each month from January through May, a Cobb County Master Gardner Volunteer will share best practices for gardening activities appropriate to the season. February: Vegetable Gardening for the Home Landscape Whether planning a vegetable garden in a raised bed or planting vegetables in pots, there…

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The Ancient Art of Bonsai

Friday, February 21, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
North Cobb Regional Library, 3535 Old 41 Highway
Kennesaw, GA 30144 United States
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The word "Bonsai" is a Japanese term, which literally means "planted in a container." Join us as Mark Wolfe, Environmental Education and Communications Manager at Smith Gilbert Gardens, shares the fascinating history and practice of bonsai, the ancient art form that originated in China more than 2,000 years ago and was later re-imagined and influenced by Japanese Buddhism. Find out what goes into the care and of Smith-Gilbert's expertly curated bonsai collection, and learn about the basics of bonsai care…

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The Kings of Covered Bridges

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
North Cobb Regional Library, 3535 Old 41 Highway
Kennesaw, GA 30144 United States
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As we celebrate African American Heritage Month, join us as Andrew Bramlett of the Kennesaw Historical Society shares the inspiring story of the renowned bridge-builder and architect, Horace King. Born into slavery, Horace King and his owner, a contractor, became prominent covered bridge builders in Georgia, Alabama and Mississippi. Freed before the Civil War, King and his sons formed a business that helped build a better Georgia. King designed and oversaw the construction of bridges, stores, houses, and college buildings…

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March 2020

How Does Your Garden Grow?

Tuesday, March 3, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North Cobb Regional Library, 3535 Old 41 Highway
Kennesaw, GA 30144 United States
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Grow your best garden ever with our series, “How Does Your Garden Grow?” presented by University of Georgia Extension's Master Gardener Volunteers of Cobb County (MGVOCC.) At 7:00 p.m. on the first Tuesday night of each month from January through May, a Cobb County Master Gardner Volunteer will share best practices for gardening activities appropriate to the season. March: Flower/Landscape – Preparing for Spring Planting Planning for spring planting is full of over-ambition and excitement. identifying the plants that best…

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Baseball Stories of Atlanta

Friday, March 20, 2020 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
North Cobb Regional Library, 3535 Old 41 Highway
Kennesaw, GA 30144 United States
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Baseball fans, get ready for the season! Join us as Andrew Bramlett from the Kennesaw History Society shares fascinating, sometimes strange, stories of Atlanta's long history with America's pastime. Hear about the early teams, the strange coincidences, and the best players. Be sure to bring your own stories to share!

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April 2020

How Does Your Garden Grow?

Tuesday, April 7, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North Cobb Regional Library, 3535 Old 41 Highway
Kennesaw, GA 30144 United States
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Grow your best garden ever with our series, “How Does Your Garden Grow?” presented by University of Georgia Extension's Master Gardener Volunteers of Cobb County (MGVOCC.) At 7:00 p.m. on the first Tuesday night of each month from January through May, a Cobb County Master Gardner Volunteer will share best practices for gardening activities appropriate to the season. April: Container Gardening for the Home Container gardening in the home landscape allows for planting in areas that may not be conducive…

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May 2020

How Does Your Garden Grow?

Tuesday, May 5, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
North Cobb Regional Library, 3535 Old 41 Highway
Kennesaw, GA 30144 United States
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Grow your best garden ever with our series, “How Does Your Garden Grow?” presented by University of Georgia Extension's Master Gardener Volunteers of Cobb County (MGVOCC.) At 7:00 p.m. on the first Tuesday night of each month from January through May, a Cobb County Master Gardner Volunteer will share best practices for gardening activities appropriate to the season. May: Use of Pollinators in the Home Landscape Recognizing the value of pollinators in the community is important. Identifying pollinators that are…

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