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July 2019

SPECIAL LOCATION: Kennesaw Tuesday Afternoon Book Discussion

Tuesday, July 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Kennesaw Library, 2250 Lewis Street
Kennesaw, GA 30144 United States

Due to the closing of Kennesaw Library, this meeting will be at Christ Episcopal Church Parish Hall, 1210 Wooten Lake Rd., Kennesaw, GA 30144. Regular meetings will resume at the new North Cobb Regional Library on the fourth Tuesday in  September. Today’s title: An American Marriage by Tayari Jones. c2018.  African-American and Contemporary Fiction.   Newlyweds Celestial and Roy are the embodiment of both the American Dream and the New South. He is a young executive and she is an artist on the brink of an exciting career. But as they…

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Kennesaw Tuesday Afternoon Book Discussion

Tuesday, July 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
TO BE ANNOUNCED GA United States

Join us at the Kennesaw 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 Kennesaw Branch. Today’s title: An American Marriage by Tayari Jones. c2018.  African-American and Contemporary Fiction. NOTE: LOCATION TO…

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Summer Sci-Fi Book Chat

Wednesday, July 24 @ 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
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One event on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at 6:00pm

One event on Wednesday, July 24, 2019 at 6:00pm

South Cobb Regional Library, 805 Clay Road
Mableton, GA 30126 United States
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  Join fellow science fiction enthusiasts for a discussion of your favorite Sci-Fi novels! There’s no homework in this group, and we will not all need to read the same thing - just come ready to talk about any books or stories you’ve read on the topic of the month! Need suggestions for on-theme books? Stop by the Reference Desk for a list of titles.   Light refreshments will be served.   This program will occur on the dates listed…

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Last Monday Book Club

Monday, July 29 @ 6:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Powder Springs Library, 4181 Atlanta Street, Bldg. 1
Powder Springs, GA 30127 United States
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The Powder Springs Monday Night Book Club meets the last Monday of the month @ 6:30 pm. Join us for a relaxed and friendly discussion of Next Year in Havana by Chanel Cleeton at the Powder Springs Library. No need to place a hold. We will have copies available at the library for checkout. Future Meetings: 8/19/19 - A Place for Us by Fatima Mirza

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August 2019

Page Turners Book Club – Morning Group

Wednesday, August 7 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Mountain View Regional Library, 3320 Sandy Plains Road
Marietta, GA 30066 United States
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The Page Turners Book Club meets the first Wednesday of the month at 10:30 am to noon for Group A and 1 pm to 2:30 pm for Group B at the Mountain View Regional Library. We read a mix of fiction and non-fiction that is voted on by the members of the group. The book of the month can be checked out by request at the Circulation Desk during the month prior to the discussion. For the Summer season of…

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Page Turners Book Club – Afternoon Group

Wednesday, August 7 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Mountain View Regional Library, 3320 Sandy Plains Road
Marietta, GA 30066 United States
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The Page Turners Book Club meets the first Wednesday of the month at 10:30 am to noon for Group A and 1 pm to 2:30 pm for Group B at the Mountain View Regional Library. We read a mix of fiction and non-fiction that is voted on by the members of the group. The book of the month can be checked out by request at the Circulation Desk during the month prior to the discussion. For the Summer season of…

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“The Last Word” Book Discussion

Thursday, August 8 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
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An event every month that begins at 4:30pm on day Second of the month, repeating until Friday, December 13, 2019

South Cobb Regional Library, 805 Clay Road
Mableton, GA 30126 United States
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Free

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. We read a variety of fiction and non-fiction and always have fun discussions. Newcomers are encouraged to try us out! The current month’s read will be available at the South Cobb Library Reference Desk. Light refreshments will be served.

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Booked For Lunch: Book Club

Tuesday, August 13 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Powder Springs Library, 4181 Atlanta Street, Bldg. 1
Powder Springs, GA 30127 United States
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Booked for Lunch meets the second Tuesday of the month. Join our relaxed and friendly book discussion group on August 13th at 12:00 pm. We will be discussing The Force of Nature  by Jane Harper. No need to place a hold.  You may pick up a copy of this book at the Powder Springs Library. Everyone is welcome to attend. You are invited to bring a lunch if you wish. The selection for the next month will be available immediately…

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Gritters Tuesday Afternoon Book Group

Tuesday, August 13 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Gritters Library, 880 Shaw Park Road
Marietta, GA 30066 United States
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Free

The Gritters Afternoon Book Group meets on the second Tuesday afternoon of each month for an active book discussion. The group reads and discusses a variety of works including fiction and nonfiction, an array of genres, and a mixture of cultures and time periods. We make every effort to have the book selections available for checkout at the Gritters Branch. Newcomers are always welcome! January 8: The Other Wes Moore: One Name, Two Fates by Wes Moore (biography 2010) February 12: Warlight by Michael…

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Story to Screen: A.I. Artificial Intelligence

Wednesday, August 14 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Sewell Mill Library & Cultural Center, 2051 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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It’s a book club…with a twist! Join us every month to continue the age-old debate: which was better, the original or the adaptation? Read the short story, watch the film with us, and then participate in an open discussion. Link to the story is provided below. STORY: "Super-Toys Last All Summer Long" by Bryan Aldiss SCREEN:  Steven Spielberg's A.I. Artificial Intelligence  A robotic boy, the first programmed to love, David is adopted as a test case by a Cybertronics employee and…

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