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East Cobb Library

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

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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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May 2019

Powerful Tools for Caregivers Workshop Series

Tuesday, May 28 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:30am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, May 28, 2019

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 Cobb Senior Services to present Powerful Tools for Caregivers, an educational program designed to help family caregivers take care of themselves, while caring for a relative or friend.  You will benefit from this class whether you are helping a parent, spouse, friend, someone who lives at home, in a nursing home, or across the country.  This class series meets once a week for six weeks.  This program is for the caregiver (not…

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June 2019

Family Movies: The Iron Giant (PG)

Monday, June 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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Join us for a showing of "The Iron Giant". Hogarth Hughes just rescued an enormous robot that fell from the stars to Earth. Now young Hogarth has one very big friend and an even bigger problem: how do you keep a 50-foot-tall, steel-eating giant a secret? 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, June 4 @ 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 LEGO Challenges

Tuesday, June 4 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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Join us for some LEGO challenges and free build time. All supplies provided. Registration is required and will open on May 21st. Call 770-509-2730 to register. *This program is exclusively for tweens ages 9-12.*

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Preschool Storytime

Wednesday, June 5 @ 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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LEGO Fun! Family Program

Wednesday, June 5 @ 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. All supplies will be provided. Children 9 and younger must me accompanied by a caregiver. No registration required.

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LEGO Challenges for Teens

Thursday, June 6 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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Join us for some LEGO challenges and free-build time. All supplies provided. *This program is exclusively for teens in grades 6-12.* Registration is required and will open on May 23rd. Call 770-509-2730 to register.

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Men’s Book Club

Saturday, June 8 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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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 June 8 we will be reading and discussing "Dark Matter" by Blake Crouch.  After a night out with friends, Jesse Dessen ends up kidnapped and injected with a strange drug.  When he wakes up, he discovers that his life, family, and everything he has ever known is now...different.  It will take ingenuity and creativity in order to…

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Family Movie: Treasure Planet (PG)

Monday, June 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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Join us for a showing of "Treasure Planet". Jim is a young man who grew up reading tales of pirates and adventures on the high seas, and longs for similar excitement in his own life. One day a dying man hands him a map and gives him a warning. Upon careful examination, Jim realizes the map charts the course to Treasure Planet, a distant world where hundreds of space pirates have stashed their loot. Jim is certain this is the adventure…

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Toddler Storytime

Tuesday, June 11 @ 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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Tweens: Universe in Your Backyard

Tuesday, June 11 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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Tweens, join Ranger Jake from Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park as he shares historical and natural artifacts from this park in our backyard. He will teach us about the lives of civilians and Civil War soldiers at Kennesaw Mountain, as well as the natural history of the area. This program is exclusively for tweens ages 9-12. No registration required.

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Preschool Storytime

Wednesday, June 12 @ 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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Mumferd Learns about Water Safety: Family Program

Wednesday, June 12 @ 3:30 pm - 4:00 pm
East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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This 30-minute performance by the Kaiser Permanente Theater shares important life saving safety and health tips with children in a way that will entertain them too: "Mumferd Learns about Water Safety". Mumferd got brand new swimming goggles from his cousin Mumferdita and wants to go to the pool by himself so he can test them out. He learns different ways to stay safe in the water, but finds out that the safest way is to go swimming with an adult. The…

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Medical Examiner Program

Thursday, June 13 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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Have you ever wondered what happens in an autopsy? Mike Gerhard from the Medical Examiner’s office will be at the East Cobb Library to talk about the work they do and what it takes to be a medical examiner, how they follow the clues left behind to solve cases and help answer questions you may have about the career field. Due to the graphic content of this program, participants MUST be 13 or older. Registration is required.  Please call 770-509-2730 to register!

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Yoga for Children

Saturday, June 15 @ 10:15 am - 11:15 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:15am on day Third of the month, repeating until Saturday, July 20, 2019

East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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Would you like to learn yoga? Instructors from Art of Living will present an introductory program for 8 to 12 year old children and their parents. Participants should wear comfortable clothes and bring a mat or bath towel. Registration required. Call 770-509-2730 to register.

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East Cobb Robotics

Saturday, June 15 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 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 the East Cobb Robotics to present an opportunity to come out and meet the robotics team.  The East Cobb Robotics organization is purposed with creating a place where kids and adults of any age can see the true potential of robotics and inspire them using the power of engineering.  They are a FIRST Robotics organization and build robots from scratch to complete objectives in yearly games, in which they participate with teams from all over Georgia,…

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Family Movie: Wall-E (PG)

Monday, June 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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Join us for a showing of "Wall-E". After hundreds of lonely years, a waste management robot finds a new purpose in life. With only a cockroach for a friend, he finds true love in another robot sent on a mission to Earth to see if it is safe for human life. 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, June 18 @ 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 Book Club

Tuesday, June 18 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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The Tween Book Club meets on the 3rd Tuesday of the month at 3:30 pm. The group, ages 9-12, reads and discusses a variety of books in different genres. This month's title is: Nim's Island, adventure, 1999, by Wendy Orr. Nim loves her island home and the animals she shares it with even while her scientist father is away doing research, but trouble is on the way and a new e-mail friend could be the only one who can help. Registration…

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Preschool Storytime

Wednesday, June 19 @ 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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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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Fun with Chalk Family Program

Wednesday, June 19 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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We're going to play with chalk! Families with school age children are invited to make colorful chalk creations. All supplies will be provided. Children 9 and younger must be accompanied by a caregiver. No registration required.

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East Cobb Book Club – Morning

Thursday, June 20 @ 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, June 20 @ 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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Word and Board Games for Teens

Thursday, June 20 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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We're playing fun and silly word and board games! Registration is required and will open on June 6th. Call 770-509-2730 to register. *This program is exclusively for teens in grades 6-12.*

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Family Movie: Mr. Peabody & Sherman (PG)

Monday, June 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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Join us for a showing of "Mr. Peabody & Sherman". When an advanced canine and his adopted son use their time traveling WABAC machine, events in history spiral out of control with disastrous and comical results. It's up to this most unexpected of father-son teams to somehow put things back on track before the space-time continuum is irreparably destroyed. Rated PG. All ages welcome. Feel free to bring snacks, dress in your PJs, and have fun! Children 9 and younger must…

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Toddler Storytime

Tuesday, June 25 @ 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 Neverending Story (PG)

Tuesday, June 25 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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Join us for a showing of "The Neverending Story". Join the young warrior Atreyu and the faith of a young boy, Bastian, as they battle the unknown of 'The Nothing' to save the creatures of Fantasia and their Childlike Empress. 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, June 26 @ 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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Cobb County Police K9 Unit Comes to the East Cobb Library

Wednesday, June 26 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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Animal lovers take note, here's your opportunity to meet a real Cobb County K-9 Unit public safety dog! Join us and learn about how these specialized, hard working dogs are trained and what they do to help keep us safe. A Cobb County Special Operations Division/K-9 Unit handler will demonstrate training techniques and commands with a certified K-9 Unit dog at the East Cobb Library on Wednesday, June 26, 2019 at 3:00 pm. This program is for school-age children, teens,…

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Teen Movie: Passengers (PG-13)

Thursday, June 27 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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Join us for a showing of "Passengers". Two passengers board a spaceship transporting them to a new life on another planet. The trip takes a deadly turn when their hibernation pods mysteriously wake them 90 years before they reach their destination. As Jim and Aurora try to unravel the mystery behind the malfunction, they begin to fall for each other, unable to deny their intense attraction, only to be threatened by the imminent collapse of the ship and the discovery of…

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Adult Virtual Reality Experience

Saturday, June 29 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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Calling all adults!!  Have you wanted to try Virtual Reality?  Ever wondered what the big hoopla is all about?  Well, now is your chance.  Come by the East Cobb Library on Saturday, June 29 from 11 am - 1 pm and try it out yourself.  Patrons can try their hand at "painting" a virtual masterpiece, take a virtual spacewalk, even ride a virtual roller caster!! No registration is required and walk-ins are welcome.

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July 2019

Family Movie: E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (PG)

Monday, July 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:45 pm
East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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Join us for a showing of "E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial". A story of an alien stranded on Earth and his relationship with a young boy. 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 2 @ 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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Tweens: Giant Tangrams and Games

Tuesday, July 2 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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Tweens can joins us to play with Tangrams and giant games! All supplies will be provided. *This program is exclusively for tweens ages 9-12.* No registration required.

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Preschool Storytime

Wednesday, July 3 @ 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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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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Giant Tangrams and Games Family Program

Wednesday, July 3 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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Families with school age children can join us for Tangrams and giant games! All supplies will be provided. Children 9 and younger must be accompanied by a caregiver. No registration required.

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Family Movie: Monsters vs. Aliens (PG)

Monday, July 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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Join us for a showing of "Monsters vs. Aliens". Susan Murphy gets turned into a giant monster on her wedding day when a meteorite from outer space hits her. She is taken to a secret government compound where she meets a ragtag group of monsters also rounded up over the years. As a last resort, under the guidance of General W.R. Monger, on a desperate order from The President, the motley group of Monsters are called into action to combat the…

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American Red Cross – Blood Drive

Tuesday, July 9 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 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 the American Red Cross for a Blood Drive.  Help give the greatest gift: LIFE.  Did you know that every two seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood?  You can help by donating your blood to the American Red Cross.  Blood donors report feeling a sense of great satisfaction after making their blood donation. Why? Because helping others in need just feels good. Please contact the East Cobb Library to schedule an appointment (770-509-2730).…

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Toddler Storytime

Tuesday, July 9 @ 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: Zathura (PG)

Tuesday, July 9 @ 3:30 pm - 5:15 pm
East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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Join us for a showing of "Zathura". Danny twists the key of an old science fiction game. The game unleashes a localized meteor shower and wrenches Danny's house into orbit around a distant ringed planet. Besides Danny, his brother Walter and sister Lisa have to go along. Soon a defective robot, a rangy astronaut, and an alien spaceship enter the picture. The only way the kids can return their house to its proper space-time coordinates is to finish the game, but…

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Preschool Storytime

Wednesday, July 10 @ 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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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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Fitness Fun with Rocky the Rhino

Wednesday, July 10 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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Join Rocky for some good work our FUN! Children will learn exciting ways to stay fit through Rocky's favorite drills and games thanks to our friends at PRO Martial Arts. This is a family program for all children up to 5th grade. No registration required.

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Teen Movie: Ender’s Game (PG-13)

Thursday, July 11 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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Join us for a showing of "Ender's Game". A hostile alien race attacked Earth, and if not for the legendary heroics of Fleet Commander Mazer Rackham, all would have been lost. In preparation for the next attack, Colonel Hyrum Graff is training only the best young children. Ender Wiggin, a shy, but brilliant boy, is soon ordained by Graff as the military's next great hope. Once at Command School, he's trained by Mazer Rackham, himself, to lead them into an epic…

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Men’s Book Club

Saturday, July 13 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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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 July 13 we will be reading and discussing "Empire of the Summer Moon" by Samuel C. Gwynne  This nonfiction book presents an account of the Comanche Native American tribe; their rise, their fall, and how the last great Comanche leader, Quanah Parker, led his people into the new world. Upcoming Dates and Selections: Saturday, May 11 -…

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Family Movie: Atlantis: the Lost Empire (PG)

Monday, July 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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Join us for a showing of "Atlantis: the Lost Empire". Hidden deep below the ocean surface is one of the greatest mysteries of all time--the Lost City of Atlantis. Join the world's most highly qualified crew of experts led by "adventure capitalist" Commander Rourke and Milo Thatch, a linguist who knows the ancient Atlantean language, as they board the incredible 1,000-foot submarine, the Ulysses, and head deep into the mysteries of the sea, hoping to reveal the secrets of Atlantis. Rated…

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Toddler Storytime

Tuesday, July 16 @ 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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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 Book Club

Tuesday, July 16 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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The Tween Book Club meets on the third Tuesday of the month at 3:30 pm. The group is for ages 9-12, and reads and discusses a variety of books in different genres. This month's title: The Kid in the Red Jacket, humorous realistic fiction, by Barbara Park. When ten-year-old Howard has to move with his family to a distant state, he is forced to live on a street named Chester Pewe, adjust to a new school, and get used to being…

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Preschool Storytime

Wednesday, July 17 @ 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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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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Koo Koo Kangaroo Dance Party

Wednesday, July 17 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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It's a dance party! We'll have fun as we dance it out to Koo Koo Kangaroo's silly music videos. This is a super active program, so be sure to dress appropriately and wear sneakers! Children 9 and younger must be accompanied by a caregiver. No registration required.

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East Cobb Book Club – Morning

Thursday, July 18 @ 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, July 18 @ 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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Teen Art Club

Thursday, July 18 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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Join us to get hands on experience with a variety of art techniques. All supplies provided. Registration is required and opens on July 3rd. Call 770-509-2730 to register. *This program is exclusively for teens in grades 6-12.*

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Yoga for Children

Saturday, July 20 @ 10:15 am - 11:15 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:15am on day Third of the month, repeating until Saturday, July 20, 2019

East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Road
Marietta, GA 30068 United States
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Would you like to learn yoga? Instructors from Art of Living will present an introductory program for 8 to 12 year old children and their parents. Participants should wear comfortable clothes and bring a mat or bath towel. Registration required. Call 770-509-2730 to register.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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