Books on the movement for women’s voting rights in the United States are in demand as the 100th anniversary of the passage of the 19th Amendment on August 18 is on the horizon. Nancy B. Kennedy’s Women Win the Vote!:
Switzer Library’s Monday Evening Lecture program on February 16 is Sunflower Spirit – Love Has No Color, a presentation on the legacy of civil rights activist Charlie Scattergood by historian Zellie Rainey Orr. The program starts at 7 p.m. Charlie
Free events scheduled for Saturday afternoon at Cobb County Public Library System locations include special book discussions, history programs and movies. Programs on the library calendar for February 7 include: Special Marietta Reads Story Time at Switzer Library, 1 p.m.
Resources about the two children’s rights activists sharing the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize are available from your Cobb County Public Library System. Kailash Satyarthi of India and Malala Yousafzay of Pakistan were given the prize “for their struggle against the suppression
As Atlanta Braves and sports fans know, April 8 is a day for celebrating the accomplishments of Henry Aaron. April 8 is the 40th anniversary of Aaron’s home run No. 715. It’s also the Atlanta Braves home opener and Aaron
Nelson Mandela, the first black president of South Africa and iconic anti-apartheid leader, is being remembered as a towering figure on the world’s stage. Mandela died Thursday. Items about Mandela and works inspired by the man in the Cobb County
The 50th anniversary of the March on Washington is observed this August as a watershed event for the United States. The gathering on August 28, 1963 drew 250,000 to the nation’s capital to call for racial and economic justice. Delve deeper