1. Where do I find trusted medical information?
  2. Where do I find Medicare information and drug prescription forms?
  3. How do I apply for food stamps, emergency shelter and cash, and/or Medicaid in Georgia?
  4. Can you help me find legal forms, such as filing for a divorce and preparing a living will?
  5. Where do I find building codes for Cobb County?
    • The Cobb County, Georgia – Code of Ordinances can be found at http://library.municode.com/index.aspx?clientID=10572&stateID=10&statename=Georgia. To view the Building Codes – click on Chapter 18 – BUILDING REGULATIONS (left side of the web page), which will display the individuals Articles (I – XIII) in the main section of web page. To view a specific article – click on the appropriate article.  For example, to read about Cobb County’s electrical code – click on ARTICLE IV. – ELECTRICAL CODE.
    • Cobb County uses the International Building Code and the International Residential Code, which cannot be accessed online.  Printed copies of these codes are available at the East Cobb, Central, Mountain View Regional, Stratton, South Cobb Regional, and West Cobb Regional libraries.  However, the Georgia Amendments to both of these codes can be found at the Georgia Department of Community Affairs web site, which lists Georgia Minimum Standard Codes. – http://www.dca.state.ga.us/development/constructioncodes/programs/codeAmendments.asp
  6. How do I create an email account?
    • If you do not currently have an email account, a CCPLS staff member can help you obtain one. Free email accounts are offered by several providers such as Yahoo (www.yahoo.com) or Gmail (www.gmail.com).
  7. Where do I find information on starting a small business in Georgia and Cobb County?
  8. Where can I find the IRS forms I need to file my taxes?
  9. Where do I find money for college?
  10. Does the library provide any assistance for writing resumes?
  11. I’ve recently moved to a new Cobb County address. Is there a one-stop resource for newcomers?
  12. Where do I register to vote?
    • When you apply for a library card, you are given the opportunity to register to vote.
    • You may also stop by the Cobb County Elections office at 736 Whitlock Avenue, Suite 400, in Marietta. Their office hours (subject to change without notice) are Monday through Friday from 8 am to 5 pm. You can reach them at (770) 528-2581.
    • You may also download a form from the Secretary of State’s website at www.cobbelections.org/pdf/RegistrationApplication.pdf. Then complete the form and mail it in, along with the proper identification.

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