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East Cobb Library

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4880 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
770-509-2730

Hours

Monday – Wednesday: 10 am – 9 pm
Thursday – Friday: 10 am – 6 pm
Saturday: 10 am – 5 pm
Closed Sunday

Your Commissioner is Bob Ott.

History

East Cobb Library (formerly Merchant’s Walk Library) opened its doors to the public on February 1, 2010. The library is located in the corner of the Parkaire Landing Shopping Center, next to Kroger. The library is large and bright, with attractive décor and wood finishes throughout the building. It has four study rooms, a large materials collection, a separate Teen space, a Children’s Program Room,  Children’s and Adult Areas, a café in the lobby with vending machines, 21 public computers and state of the art video/sound equipment in areas such as the Community Room. The entire library has been designed to be a friendly and welcoming gathering place, where patrons can meet to satisfy entertainment, educational and community needs.

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July 2019

Family Movie: Home (PG)

Monday, July 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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Free

Join us for a showing of "Home". A lovable misfit from another planet meets a girl named Tip. The two unlikely friends embark on the greatest journey of all time. Rated PG. All ages welcome. Feel free to bring snacks, dress in your PJs, and have fun! Children 9 and younger must be accompanied by a caregiver.

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Toddler Storytime

Tuesday, July 23 @ 10:15 am - 10:40 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:15am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, July 23, 2019

East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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Free

Enjoy an interactive storytime with your child that incorporates read-alouds, rhymes, music and movement activities while encouraging reading readiness and fun. We will sing, talk, read, and play together as we introduce the early literacy skills your child needs to be a successful reader! For children ages 1-2 with a participating adult. No registration required.  

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Tween Movie: The Sorcerer’s Apprentice (PG)

Tuesday, July 23 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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Free

Join us for a showing of "The Sorcerer's Apprentice". Balthazar Blake is a modern-day sorcerer with his hands full defending Manhattan against dark forces. When a seemingly average kid shows hidden potential, Balthazar takes his reluctant recruit on a crash course in the art and science of magic to become the ultimate sorcerer's apprentice. Rated PG. Feel free to bring your own snacks. *This program is exclusively for tweens ages 9-12.*

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Preschool Storytime

Wednesday, July 24 @ 11:00 am - 11:40 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:00am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, July 24, 2019

East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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Free

Enjoy an interactive storytime with your child that incorporates read alouds, rhymes, music and movement activities while encouraging reading readiness and fun. Storytime is a wonderful way to introduce and reinforce the early literacy skills your child needs to be successful in reading and school! For children ages 3-5 with a participating adult. No registration required.

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Crafternoon for School Age Children

Wednesday, July 24 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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School age children can make a variety of fun crafts during this drop-in program. All supplies provided. Children 9 and younger must be accompanied by a caregiver. No registration required.

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Teen Movie: Gravity (PG-13)

Thursday, July 25 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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Free

Join us for a showing of "Gravity". Watch a heart-pounding thriller that will draw viewers into the infinite and merciless realm of deep space. A brilliant medical engineer, Dr. Ryan Stone, is on her first shuttle mission, with veteran astronaut and acting space commander Matt Kowalski. Then disaster strikes the shuttle, leaving Stone and Kowalski completely out of touch with Earth. With little oxygen and energy left, how will they survive? Rated PG-13. Feel free to bring your own snacks. *This…

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Coffee with a Cop

Saturday, July 27 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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Free

The East Cobb Library is proud to partner with the Cobb County Police Department and present Coffee with a Cop.  Stop by the East Cobb Library on Saturday, July 27, from 11 am - noon and meet Officer Nathalie Jegg.  Officer Jegg is one of the police officers assigned to the East Cobb area. All ages are welcome and no registration is required.

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August 2019

Tai Chi

Wednesday, August 7 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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Free

Please join us for free balance strengthening Tai Chi classes. The East Cobb Library is partnering with certified instructor, Pat Newcombe, to present Tai Chi classes as part of our Senior Wellness Series. Tai Chi is known to help people with their balance and strength. All adults ages 18+ are welcome! Registration required.  Click here to register or contact the East Cobb Library Information Desk at 770-509-2730 to reserve your spot.

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Men’s Book Club

Saturday, August 10 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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Free

This book club reads and discusses multiple genres: horror, military, sci-fi, etc. Although called the Men’s Book Club, women are certainly welcome. On August 10, we will be reading and discussing "A Man Called Ove" by Frederik Backman.  This fiction book tells the story of a curmudgeon hiding a terrible personal loss beneath a cranky and short-tempered exterior, all the while clashing with new neighbors, a boisterous family whose chattiness and habits lead to unexpected friendship. Saturday, May 11 - "Lincoln's Last Trial:…

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Chair Yoga

Wednesday, August 14 @ 11:30 am - 1:30 pm
East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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The East Cobb Library is pleased to partner with local certified Yoga instructor, Toni Needel, as part of our Senior Wellness Series.  Join Toni as she leads the class through Yoga poses, breathing exercises, and mind-calming techniques. All adults ages 18+ are welcome. Registration required. Click here to register or contact the East Cobb Library Information Desk at 770-509-2730 to reserve your spot.

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East Cobb Book Club – Morning

Thursday, August 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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The East Cobb Book Club meets the third Thursday of every month, the morning session at 11 am, and the afternoon session at 2 pm. We read a wide variety of literature, including fiction, non-fiction, classics and new releases. Every effort is made to have the selected books for check-out at the branch library, however, we sometimes need to change the selection, due to not enough copies of the title being available. Please call 770-509-2730 to confirm this month’s title.…

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East Cobb Book Club – Afternoon

Thursday, August 15 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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The East Cobb Book Club meets the third Thursday of every month, the morning session at 11 am, and the afternoon session at 2 pm. We read a wide variety of literature, including fiction, non-fiction, classics and new releases. Every effort is made to have the selected books for check-out at the branch library, however, we sometimes need to change the selection, due to not enough copies of the title being available. Please call 770-509-2730 to confirm this month’s title.…

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Bead Jewelry Making

Saturday, August 17 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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Join East Cobb Library employee, Alisa Rusk, as she provides an introduction to making simple jewelry by using beads.  Materials will be provided but patrons can certainly bring in beads they may want to use. Registration is required.  Click here to register or contact the East Cobb Library at 770-509-2730 to reserve your spot.

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Physical Therapy Falls Prevention Exercises

Wednesday, August 21 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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The East Cobb Library is pleased to partner with PT Solutions Physical Therapy, one of our neighbors in the Parkaire Landing Shopping Center. A physical therapist from PT Solutions will be conducting a weekly falls prevention exercise program. This class is part of the East Cobb Library Wellness Senior Series in partnership with local wellness instructors. However, all adults ages 18+ are welcome to attend. Registration required.  Click here to register or contact the East Cobb Library Information Desk at 770-509-2730…

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AARP Safe Driving Course

Saturday, August 24 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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$15 – $20

Refresh your driving skills with the AARP Smart Driver course! The AARP Smart Driver™ course, offered by AARP Driver Safety, is the nation’s first and largest refresher course designed specifically for drivers age 50 and older. The course will be taught by Doug McDaniel, a certified AARP Driver Safety Instructor/Volunteer. You will learn: Defensive driving techniques Proven safety strategies New traffic laws and rules of the road After completing the course, you will have a greater appreciation of driving challenges…

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Pain Relief Meditation

Wednesday, August 28 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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The East Cobb Library will be partnering with local certified meditation instructor, Toni Needel, for free classes as part of our Senior Wellness Series. The focus/theme of these classes will be “Meditation and its role in Pain Management.” In these classes patrons will learn how to tap into the profound mind/body connection and how to use it in pain management. Using breathing techniques and self-awareness during meditation, patrons will learn how to calm and relax sensations within the body so…

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November 2019

Library Board of Trustees Meeting

Monday, November 18 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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The November meeting of the Library Board of Trustees will be held on Monday, November 18, 2019, at the East Cobb Library beginning at 6:30 p.m.

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