Award-winning children’s book illustrator R. Gregory Christie will be a featured guest at the Summer Reading Kickoff Party at the Cobb County Civic Center in Marietta on Saturday from 5 pm – 7 pm. Christie is a seven-time recipient of
Are you interested in a laid-back and informal book discussion? “The Last Word” is the South Cobb book discussion group and just might be what you’re looking for. It meets on the second Thursday of each month at 4:30 p.m.
Churches have always been an important part of the African-American community, especially in the rural south. Please join Sibley Library as staff from Switzer Library’s Georgia Room share a piece of the history of several prominent Georgia African-American churches and
The Switzer Library in Marietta will hold a special panel discussion featuring three World War II veterans on Saturday at 2 pm. The September 24th program, “Veterans’ Voices: Soldiers’ Stories and the Second World War,” is co-sponsored by the Cobb
A presentation on the Tuskegee Airmen, America’s First Black Military Pilots, by Dr. Jennifer Dickey, assistant professor and Coordinator of Public History at Kennesaw State University, is scheduled for Tuesday, August 12, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., at Powder Springs
As part of the Cobb County Public Library System’s celebration of African American History Month, we’re shining the light on several trailblazers in our community. You’ll likely recognize some of these names and faces! Please join us in celebrating these