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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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April 2020

CANCELLED – Itsy Bitsy Babies Storytime @ East Cobb – CANCELLED

Thursday, April 9 @ 11:00 am - 11:20 am
East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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Itsy Bitsy Babies Storytime is for infants up to age 1. The program lasts for 20 minutes and may include short stories, bounces, rhymes, finger plays, music, shaker eggs, dancing, parachute play, and scarves. Activities promote literacy and motor skills through movement, rhyme, song, and dance. It is never too early to encourage the love of books, literacy, and social skills at storytime. Families are encouraged to stay after the program to talk, play, and read. No registration required. All…

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CANCELLED – Men’s Book Club @ East Cobb – CANCELLED

Saturday, April 11 @ 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 meets the second Saturday of each month from 11:30 am - 12:30 pm.  We read and discuss multiple genres: horror, military, sci-fi, etc. Although called the Men’s Book Club, women are certainly welcome. On April 11 we will read and discuss "Everything Happens for a Reason: and other lies I've loved" by Kate Bowler.  This biography tells the story of a 35-year old professor at Duke University who learns she has stage IV colon cancer.  What follows…

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CANCELLED – FREE Youth Tutoring @ East Cobb – CANCELLED

Saturday, April 11 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 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 high school students from Walton, Westminster and Wheeler Magnet Program, who will be offering youth tutoring at our library every Saturday afternoon from 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm for ages K-8th grade, from January 11 - April 25, 2020. Tutoring sessions are brought to you for free by the Study Masters, because “learning does not end when school does.” These high school student tutors will be tutoring Math, Science and Reading in…

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CANCELLED – Toddler Tadpoles Storytime @ East Cobb – CANCELLED

Tuesday, April 14 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am
East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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Join us for an enjoyable, interactive storytime with your child that incorporates read-alouds, rhymes, music and movement activities while encouraging reading readiness and lots of 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. For more information contact the East Cobb Library at 770-509-2730.

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CANCELLED – AARP Tax Aide @ East Cobb – CANCELLED

Tuesday, April 14 @ 10:30 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, April 14, 2020

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

The Cobb County Public Library System and the AARP are partnering together to provide free, volunteer-run tax assistance and preparation service to the public.  AARP tax assistance is for lower and moderate income taxpayers, with special attention to those 60 years of age and older.  The tax service will be provided from February 4th through April 14, 2020 at the East Cobb Library. No appointments are necessary, but arrive early to sign up.  Space is limited on a first come,…

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CANCELLED – Preschool Pollywogs Storytime @ East Cobb – CANCELLED

Tuesday, April 14 @ 11:00 am - 11:40 am
East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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Join us for an enjoyable, interactive storytime with your child that incorporates read-alouds, rhymes, music and movement activities, while encouraging reading readiness and lots of fun. Preschool 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. For more information, contact the East Cobb Library at 770-509-2730.

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Trauma-Informed Community Film Screenings and Group Discussions Series

Tuesday, April 14 @ 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm
East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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Join us at various library locations for film screenings and group discussions addressing the effects of toxic stress and childhood trauma on young children as they age into adulthood. This series of documentary film screenings and discussions is hosted by the Georgia Center for Child Advocacy and Cobb Collaborative, with support from Cobb Douglas Public Health. Resilience reveals how toxic stress can trigger hormones, wreaking havoc on children's brains and putting them at a greater risk for disease, homelessness, prison…

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CANCELLED – Toddler Tadpoles Storytime @ East Cobb – CANCELLED

Wednesday, April 15 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am
East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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Join us for an enjoyable, interactive storytime with your child that incorporates read-alouds, rhymes, music and movement activities while encouraging reading readiness and lots of 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. For more information contact the East Cobb Library at 770-509-2730.

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CANCELLED – Preschool Pollywogs Storytime @ East Cobb – CANCELLED

Wednesday, April 15 @ 11:00 am - 11:40 am
East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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Join us for an enjoyable, interactive storytime with your child that incorporates read-alouds, rhymes, music and movement activities, while encouraging reading readiness and lots of fun. Preschool 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. For more information, contact the East Cobb Library at 770-509-2730.

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CANCELLED – Physical Therapy Falls Prevention @ East Cobb – CANCELLED

Wednesday, April 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 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 monthly falls prevention exercise program. This class will feature balance and strengthening exercises, as well as a chance to ask specific questions to certified physical therapists.  This class is part of the East Cobb Library Wellness Senior Series in partnership with local wellness instructors. All adults ages…

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CANCELLED – Family Fun Time @ East Cobb – CANCELLED

Wednesday, April 15 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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Family Fun Time is for families with children of all ages.  The program lasts 40-50 minutes and may include books, activities, a short film, parachute play, music, and a craft.  This program encourages a love of reading and learning as well as the use of fine and large motor skills. No registration required. Family Fun Time storytimes require a participating adult. For more information call 770-509-2730.   Upcoming Dates and Themes: January 8th: Happy Birthday, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.…

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CANCELLED – Itsy Bitsy Babies Storytime @ East Cobb – CANCELLED

Thursday, April 16 @ 11:00 am - 11:20 am
East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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Itsy Bitsy Babies Storytime is for infants up to age 1. The program lasts for 20 minutes and may include short stories, bounces, rhymes, finger plays, music, shaker eggs, dancing, parachute play, and scarves. Activities promote literacy and motor skills through movement, rhyme, song, and dance. It is never too early to encourage the love of books, literacy, and social skills at storytime. Families are encouraged to stay after the program to talk, play, and read. No registration required. All…

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CANCELLED – East Cobb Book Club – Morning – CANCELLED

Thursday, April 16 @ 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 11:00 am, and the afternoon session at 2:00 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 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. New…

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CANCELLED – East Cobb Book Club – Afternoon – CANCELLED

Thursday, April 16 @ 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 11:00 am, and the afternoon session at 2:00 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 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. New…

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CANCELLED – STEAM Cubs School Age Program @ East Cobb – CANCELLED

Thursday, April 16 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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Come and join us for a hands-on STEAM program! At each meeting we will read a book related to a different STEAM topic, have a short discussion, and participate in a hands-on activity related to the topic. STEAM programming is crucial for growing minds and fosters curiosity in STEAM topics. This program is for children in K-5th grade. Each child must be accompanied by an adult. THIS PROGRAM IS CURRENTLY FULL TO CAPACITY. THE WAIT LIST IS ALSO FULL TO…

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CANCELLED – FREE Youth Tutoring @ East Cobb – CANCELLED

Saturday, April 18 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 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 high school students from Walton, Westminster and Wheeler Magnet Program, who will be offering youth tutoring at our library every Saturday afternoon from 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm for ages K-8th grade, from January 11 - April 25, 2020. Tutoring sessions are brought to you for free by the Study Masters, because “learning does not end when school does.” These high school student tutors will be tutoring Math, Science and Reading in…

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CANCELLED – Roleplaying Game Club @ East Cobb – CANCELLED

Monday, April 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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Jump into the world of role-playing games by playing one run by our very own game-master, Jay. Uncover the secrets of the Forgotten Realms world using the Pathfinder Second Edition gaming system to make your very own character! Role-playing is super fun, and it is also a great way to pick up visual-spatial learning, cooperation, improvisation, creativity, reading, and math skills. This group is intended for ages 10-17 and space is limited to 8 players.  Each session will last approximately…

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CANCELLED – Toddler Tadpoles Storytime @ East Cobb – CANCELLED

Tuesday, April 21 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am
East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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Join us for an enjoyable, interactive storytime with your child that incorporates read-alouds, rhymes, music and movement activities while encouraging reading readiness and lots of 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. For more information contact the East Cobb Library at 770-509-2730.

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CANCELLED – Preschool Pollywogs Storytime @ East Cobb – CANCELLED

Tuesday, April 21 @ 11:00 am - 11:40 am
East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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Join us for an enjoyable, interactive storytime with your child that incorporates read-alouds, rhymes, music and movement activities, while encouraging reading readiness and lots of fun. Preschool 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. For more information, contact the East Cobb Library at 770-509-2730.

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CANCELLED – Retirement Living: What Are Your Options? – CANCELLED

Tuesday, April 21 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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The East Cobb Library is proud to partner with Sterling Estates of East Cobb Retirement Community to offer a retirement living information session.  A representative from Sterling Estates of East Cobb, Lora Causey, will lead the presentation focusing on topics such as when to choose retirement living, what to look for when visiting a retirement facility, Senior programs offered, and much more.  Don't wait for a health crisis and make uninformed decisions about retirement living. Being informed on what to…

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CANCELLED – Girl Talk East Cobb Chapter – CANCELLED

Tuesday, April 21 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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The East Cobb Library is proud to host the Girl Talk East Cobb Chapter. Girl Talk is an organization that strives to make girls confident leaders through peer to peer mentoring programs. Each chapter is a forum for interaction between high school girls (mentors) and middle school girls (mentees). Teenage girls come together and find strength in each other through learning new skills and creating a support network. High school girls develop leadership skills as they guide meetings for middle…

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CANCELLED – Toddler Tadpoles Storytime @ East Cobb – CANCELLED

Wednesday, April 22 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am
East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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Join us for an enjoyable, interactive storytime with your child that incorporates read-alouds, rhymes, music and movement activities while encouraging reading readiness and lots of 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. For more information contact the East Cobb Library at 770-509-2730.

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CANCELLED – Preschool Pollywogs Storytime @ East Cobb – CANCELLED

Wednesday, April 22 @ 11:00 am - 11:40 am
East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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Join us for an enjoyable, interactive storytime with your child that incorporates read-alouds, rhymes, music and movement activities, while encouraging reading readiness and lots of fun. Preschool 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. For more information, contact the East Cobb Library at 770-509-2730.

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CANCELLED – Pain Relief Meditation @ East Cobb – CANCELLED

Wednesday, April 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 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. By using breathing techniques and self-awareness during meditation, patrons will learn how to calm and relax sensations within the body…

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CANCELLED – Family Fun Time @ East Cobb – CANCELLED

Wednesday, April 22 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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Family Fun Time is for families with children of all ages.  The program lasts 40-50 minutes and may include books, activities, a short film, parachute play, music, and a craft.  This program encourages a love of reading and learning as well as the use of fine and large motor skills. No registration required. Family Fun Time storytimes require a participating adult. For more information call 770-509-2730.   Upcoming Dates and Themes: January 8th: Happy Birthday, Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.…

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CANCELLED – Itsy Bitsy Babies Storytime @ East Cobb – CANCELLED

Thursday, April 23 @ 11:00 am - 11:20 am
East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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Itsy Bitsy Babies Storytime is for infants up to age 1. The program lasts for 20 minutes and may include short stories, bounces, rhymes, finger plays, music, shaker eggs, dancing, parachute play, and scarves. Activities promote literacy and motor skills through movement, rhyme, song, and dance. It is never too early to encourage the love of books, literacy, and social skills at storytime. Families are encouraged to stay after the program to talk, play, and read. No registration required. All…

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CANCELLED – LEGO Friday Fun! Family STEAM Program @ East Cobb – CANCELLED

Friday, April 24 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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Let’s play with LEGOs! Families with school age children are invited to make fun LEGO creations.  Building with LEGO blocks is a great STEAM activity which fosters visual-spatial learning, creativity, engineering, and collaboration. LEGOs develop lateral thinking in a fun environment, and teach children to think in three dimensions. LEGOs also develop problem-solving, organization, and planning by construction. All supplies will be provided by the library. Children 9 and younger must be accompanied by a caregiver. No registration required.

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CANCELLED – FREE Youth Tutoring @ East Cobb – CANCELLED

Saturday, April 25 @ 2:30 pm - 4:30 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 high school students from Walton, Westminster and Wheeler Magnet Program, who will be offering youth tutoring at our library every Saturday afternoon from 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm for ages K-8th grade, from January 11 - April 25, 2020. Tutoring sessions are brought to you for free by the Study Masters, because “learning does not end when school does.” These high school student tutors will be tutoring Math, Science and Reading in…

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CANCELLED – Toddler Tadpoles Storytime @ East Cobb – CANCELLED

Tuesday, April 28 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am
East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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Join us for an enjoyable, interactive storytime with your child that incorporates read-alouds, rhymes, music and movement activities while encouraging reading readiness and lots of 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. For more information contact the East Cobb Library at 770-509-2730.

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CANCELLED – Preschool Pollywogs Storytime @ East Cobb – CANCELLED

Tuesday, April 28 @ 11:00 am - 11:40 am
East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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Join us for an enjoyable, interactive storytime with your child that incorporates read-alouds, rhymes, music and movement activities, while encouraging reading readiness and lots of fun. Preschool 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. For more information, contact the East Cobb Library at 770-509-2730.

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CANCELLED – Toddler Tadpoles Storytime @ East Cobb – CANCELLED

Wednesday, April 29 @ 10:15 am - 10:45 am
East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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Join us for an enjoyable, interactive storytime with your child that incorporates read-alouds, rhymes, music and movement activities while encouraging reading readiness and lots of 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. For more information contact the East Cobb Library at 770-509-2730.

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CANCELLED – Preschool Pollywogs Storytime @ East Cobb – CANCELLED

Wednesday, April 29 @ 11:00 am - 11:40 am
East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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Join us for an enjoyable, interactive storytime with your child that incorporates read-alouds, rhymes, music and movement activities, while encouraging reading readiness and lots of fun. Preschool 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. For more information, contact the East Cobb Library at 770-509-2730.

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CANCELLED – Family Event: Dog Man Day! – CANCELLED

Wednesday, April 29 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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Does your child love Captain Underpants and Dog Man? Well then you are in luck! The East Cobb Library is hosting a special event: Dog Man Day! Come and join us for tons of fun activities relating to everyone's favorite part-human, part-canine superhero: Dog Man. We will have Pin the Head on the Dog Man, Dog Man Sniffing Scent Puzzles, Craft Your Own Comic Strips and much, much more. Recommended for ages 5-10 years old. Children must be accompanied by…

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CANCELLED – Itsy Bitsy Babies Storytime @ East Cobb – CANCELLED

Thursday, April 30 @ 11:00 am - 11:20 am
East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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Itsy Bitsy Babies Storytime is for infants up to age 1. The program lasts for 20 minutes and may include short stories, bounces, rhymes, finger plays, music, shaker eggs, dancing, parachute play, and scarves. Activities promote literacy and motor skills through movement, rhyme, song, and dance. It is never too early to encourage the love of books, literacy, and social skills at storytime. Families are encouraged to stay after the program to talk, play, and read. No registration required. All…

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May 2020

Girl Talk East Cobb Chapter

Tuesday, May 5 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
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One event on Tuesday, September 17, 2019 at 5:00 pm

One event on Tuesday, October 8, 2019 at 5:00 pm

One event on Tuesday, October 29, 2019 at 5:00 pm

One event on Tuesday, November 12, 2019 at 5:00 pm

One event on Tuesday, November 19, 2019 at 5:00 pm

One event on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at 5:00 pm

One event on Tuesday, January 14, 2020 at 5:00 pm

One event on Tuesday, January 28, 2020 at 5:00 pm

One event on Tuesday, February 11, 2020 at 5:00 pm

One event on Tuesday, March 17, 2020 at 5:00 pm

One event on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at 5:00 pm

One event on Tuesday, April 21, 2020 at 5:00 pm

One event on Tuesday, May 5, 2020 at 5:00 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 host the Girl Talk East Cobb Chapter. Girl Talk is an organization that strives to make girls confident leaders through peer to peer mentoring programs. Each chapter is a forum for interaction between high school girls (mentors) and middle school girls (mentees). Teenage girls come together and find strength in each other through learning new skills and creating a support network. High school girls develop leadership skills as they guide meetings for middle…

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