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Kemp Memorial Library

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4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
770-528-2527

Hours

Monday – Wednesday: 10 am – 8 pm
Thursday – Friday: 10 am – 6 pm
Saturday: 10 am – 5 pm
Closed Sunday

Your Commissioner is Bob Weatherford.

History

Kemp Memorial Library was opened on Oct. 20, 1989, on land donated by Frances Kemp Whitlow.  It is located in the heart of West Cobb and boasts a friendly, family-oriented ambience.  Kemp has an architectural design that is unique in the Cobb County Library System, combining open space, natural lighting, and a floor plan that encourages patrons navigate easily from one area to another. The library serves all ages with programs and story times year round. Located between Harrison High School and Kennesaw Mountain High, and in close proximity to Due West Elementary School, Kemp Memorial offers easy sidewalk access to its patrons.

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Kemp Memorial Library

May 2019

Music Petite @ Kemp Library

Thursday, May 2 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
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One event on Thursday, May 2, 2019 at 11:00am

Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Join us as Ms. Rachael from Music Petite presents a program featuring rhymes, folk songs, instrument playing, movement and much more! Registration is not required. Appropriate for children ages 2-4.

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Book Chat – Winter’s Bone by Daniel Woodrell

Thursday, May 9 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Love books? Join us for this fun and laid-back program and let’s chat about books! Each month we will focus on a new title, but always feel free to share what great book you’ve just read! Discover new treasures each month. Pick up a copy of featured book at the front desk. Refreshments will be served.

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Chair Yoga

Tuesday, May 14 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day 14 of the month, repeating until Tuesday, May 14, 2019

An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Think you can’t do yoga because you can’t sit on the floor? You can still enjoy the benefits of yoga while sitting on a chair! Chair yoga helps improve strength, balance, and flexibility. It also helps reduce stress and manage pain. Presented by yoga instructor Jackie Presley. Meets on the 2nd Tuesday of the month.

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Cooking Club – Get Caught Reading Celebration

Thursday, May 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Like to cook? Join us each month and bring a dish and recipe to share with group in a fun and relaxed environment. New theme each month, savory and sweet. You don’t need to be a gourmet chef to join us. Amateurs welcome. Please bring a copy of your recipe to share. May is “Get Caught Reading” month. Bring in a dish inspired by one of your favorite books, savory or sweet.  

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Spring Swapalooza

Thursday, May 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Inviting all crafters!  Don't need those beads, fabric swatches, yarn, embroidery thread, ribbon, buttons, paints, markers, clay, stamps, quilting and scrapbooking materials anymore? It just may be the perfect item for another crafter!  Feel free to bring in some of your finished crafts as well to share and inspire!.

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June 2019

Baby Storytime @ Kemp Library

Tuesday, June 4 @ 11:30 am - 11:50 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:30am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Baby Storytime is for pre-walkers 0 to 18-months-old. It lasts 20 minutes and can include short stories, bounces, rhymes, finger plays, music, shaker eggs, dancing, parachute play, and scarves. Families are encouraged to stay after to talk, play, and read. All storytimes require a participating adult.

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Tween Stop Motion @ Kemp Library

Tuesday, June 4 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Tweens aged 9-12 can learn how to plan, create, & make short stop motion films on the iPad using LEGOs! Space is limited. Registration is required & opens on May 21st.  Call 770-528-2527 for more information or to register.

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Toddler Storytime @ Kemp Library

Wednesday, June 5 @ 10:15 am - 10:40 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:15am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Toddler Storytime is for children ages 1-2. It lasts 20-25 minutes and can include stories, finger plays, bean bags, shaker eggs, lots of music, and fun. All storytimes require a participating adult.

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Preschool Storytime @ Kemp Library

Wednesday, June 5 @ 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:15am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Preschool Storytime is for children ages 3-5. It lasts 45-55 minutes and can include stories, songs, fun activities, bean bags, Lummi sticks, a short film, and a craft. All storytimes require a participating adult.

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LEGO and DUPLO Play @ Kemp Library

Wednesday, June 5 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Let’s play with LEGOs and DUPLOs! Families with children of all ages are invited to make fun LEGO/DUPLO creations . All supplies will be provided.  Children 9 and younger must be accompanied by a caregiver.

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Teen LEGO Stop Motion @ Kemp Library

Thursday, June 6 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Teens in grades 6-12 can learn how to plan, create, & make short stop motion films on the iPad using LEGOs! Space is limited. Registration is required & opens on May 23rd. Call 770-528-2527 for more information or to register.

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The Suzuki Violin Journey @ Kemp Library

Monday, June 10 @ 11:30 am - 12:30 pm
Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Orchestra teacher and professional violinist Brian Fredricks will teach the first step of the legendary Suzuki Violin to children of all ages. School aged children will create their own cardboard violin that looks and feels like the real thing! They'll also learn how to hold the violin and bow. Children 9 and younger must be accompanied by a caregiver.

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Baby Storytime @ Kemp Library

Tuesday, June 11 @ 11:30 am - 11:50 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:30am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Baby Storytime is for pre-walkers 0 to 18-months-old. It lasts 20 minutes and can include short stories, bounces, rhymes, finger plays, music, shaker eggs, dancing, parachute play, and scarves. Families are encouraged to stay after to talk, play, and read. All storytimes require a participating adult.

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Chair Yoga

Tuesday, June 11 @ 2:00 pm - Wednesday, June 12 @ 3:00 pm
Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Think you can’t do yoga because you can’t sit on the floor? You can still enjoy the benefits of yoga while sitting on a chair! Chair yoga helps improve strength, balance, and flexibility. It also helps reduce stress and manage pain. Presented by yoga instructor Jackie Presley. Meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month

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Mission Mars Tween STEAM @ Kemp Library

Tuesday, June 11 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at 3:30pm

One event on Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at 3:30pm

Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States

Mission Mars is a tween STEAM series exclusively for tweens aged 9-12. Each program lasts an hour and a half. Sign up for one, two, or all three! Space is limited. Registration is required and opens on May 28th. Call 770-528-2527 for more information or to sign up. Tuesday, June 11th, 3:30-5:00 PM Why go to Mars? We'll learn all about the Red Planet's history, geography, geology, role in popular culture and discuss why humans are trying to get there.…

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Toddler Storytime @ Kemp Library

Wednesday, June 12 @ 10:15 am - 10:40 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:15am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Toddler Storytime is for children ages 1-2. It lasts 20-25 minutes and can include stories, finger plays, bean bags, shaker eggs, lots of music, and fun. All storytimes require a participating adult.

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Preschool Storytime @ Kemp Library

Wednesday, June 12 @ 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:15am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Preschool Storytime is for children ages 3-5. It lasts 45-55 minutes and can include stories, songs, fun activities, bean bags, Lummi sticks, a short film, and a craft. All storytimes require a participating adult.

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Koo Koo Kangaroo Dance Party @ Kemp Library

Wednesday, June 12 @ 3:30 pm - 4:15 pm
Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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It’s a dance party! Families with children of all ages can have a blast as we dance it out to Koo Koo Kangaroo’s silly songs. Don't forget your sneakers!  Children 9 and younger must be accompanied by a caregiver.

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Book Chat – Summer Light

Thursday, June 13 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Book Chat Love books? Join us for this fun and laid-back program and let’s chat about books! Each month we will focus on a new title, but always feel free to share what great book you’ve just read! Discover new treasures each month. Pick up a copy of featured book at the front desk. June 13  - I Feel Bad About My Neck by Nora Ephron July 11  -  Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion August 8  -  Where’d You Go,…

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Teen Spheros @ Kemp Library

Thursday, June 13 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Teens in grades 6-12 can learn to drive & program fun spherical robots through obstacle courses. Space is limited. Registration is required & opens on May 30th. Call 770-528-2527 for more information or to register.

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Baby Storytime @ Kemp Library

Tuesday, June 18 @ 11:30 am - 11:50 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:30am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Baby Storytime is for pre-walkers 0 to 18-months-old. It lasts 20 minutes and can include short stories, bounces, rhymes, finger plays, music, shaker eggs, dancing, parachute play, and scarves. Families are encouraged to stay after to talk, play, and read. All storytimes require a participating adult.

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Mission Mars Tween STEAM @ Kemp Library

Tuesday, June 18 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at 3:30pm

One event on Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at 3:30pm

Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States

Mission Mars is a tween STEAM series exclusively for tweens aged 9-12. Each program lasts an hour and a half. Sign up for one, two, or all three! Space is limited. Registration is required and opens on May 28th. Call 770-528-2527 for more information or to sign up. Tuesday, June 11th, 3:30-5:00 PM Why go to Mars? We'll learn all about the Red Planet's history, geography, geology, role in popular culture and discuss why humans are trying to get there.…

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Toddler Storytime @ Kemp Library

Wednesday, June 19 @ 10:15 am - 10:40 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:15am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Toddler Storytime is for children ages 1-2. It lasts 20-25 minutes and can include stories, finger plays, bean bags, shaker eggs, lots of music, and fun. All storytimes require a participating adult.

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Preschool Storytime @ Kemp Library

Wednesday, June 19 @ 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:15am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Preschool Storytime is for children ages 3-5. It lasts 45-55 minutes and can include stories, songs, fun activities, bean bags, Lummi sticks, a short film, and a craft. All storytimes require a participating adult.

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Chalk Fun @ Kemp Library

Wednesday, June 19 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Let’s play with chalk! Families with children of all ages are invited to make colorful chalk creations inside and outside of the library. All supplies will be provided. Children 9 and younger must be accompanied by a caregiver.  This is a rain or shine event.

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Cooking Club – Peaches

Thursday, June 20 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Like to cook? Join us each month and bring a dish and recipe to share with group in a fun and relaxed environment. New theme each month, savory and sweet. You don’t need to be a gourmet chef to join us. Amateurs welcome. Please bring a copy of your recipe to share. This summer, let’s cook with some homegrown favorites! June 20 - Peaches  Bring any recipe with peaches, savory or sweet! July 18 - Berries Bring any recipe with berries, savory…

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Baby Storytime @ Kemp Library

Tuesday, June 25 @ 11:30 am - 11:50 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:30am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Baby Storytime is for pre-walkers 0 to 18-months-old. It lasts 20 minutes and can include short stories, bounces, rhymes, finger plays, music, shaker eggs, dancing, parachute play, and scarves. Families are encouraged to stay after to talk, play, and read. All storytimes require a participating adult.

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Tween littleBits @ Kemp Library

Tuesday, June 25 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Tweens aged 9-12 can make fun creations with littleBits! These electronic building blocks easily snap together to make inventions come alive. Registration is required & opens on June 11th.  Call 770-528-2527 for more information or to register.

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Toddler Storytime @ Kemp Library

Wednesday, June 26 @ 10:15 am - 10:40 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:15am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Toddler Storytime is for children ages 1-2. It lasts 20-25 minutes and can include stories, finger plays, bean bags, shaker eggs, lots of music, and fun. All storytimes require a participating adult.

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Preschool Storytime @ Kemp Library

Wednesday, June 26 @ 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:15am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Preschool Storytime is for children ages 3-5. It lasts 45-55 minutes and can include stories, songs, fun activities, bean bags, Lummi sticks, a short film, and a craft. All storytimes require a participating adult.

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Mumferd Learns to Exercise @ Kemp Library

Wednesday, June 26 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Families with school aged children can join us for a Kaiser Permanente Education Theater presentation of "Mumferd Learns to Exercise": "Mumferd wants to have a playdate and has everything he thinks he needs: the TV remote, popcorn, his favorite comfy pillow. But run and play outside–estas loco?!? Mumferd discovers that physical activity can be fun, keeps him strong and healthy and is a good way to relax while making friends. Muy divertido!"

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Craft Club – Crocheting

Thursday, June 27 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Calling all crocheting enthusiasts! Join us for an informal presentation of simple crocheting techniques. Already know how to crochet? Show off some of your creations and help out the newbies. Please bring a crochet hook. Yarn will be available.  

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Teen littleBits @ Kemp Library

Thursday, June 27 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Teens in grades 6-12 can make fun creations with littleBits! These electronic building blocks easily snap together to make inventions come alive. Registration is required & opens on June 13th. Call 770-528-2527 for more information or to register.

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July 2019

Baby Storytime @ Kemp Library

Tuesday, July 9 @ 11:30 am - 11:50 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:30am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Baby Storytime is for pre-walkers 0 to 18-months-old. It lasts 20 minutes and can include short stories, bounces, rhymes, finger plays, music, shaker eggs, dancing, parachute play, and scarves. Families are encouraged to stay after to talk, play, and read. All storytimes require a participating adult.

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Chair Yoga

Tuesday, July 9 @ 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

Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Think you can’t do yoga because you can’t sit on the floor? You can still enjoy the benefits of yoga while sitting on a chair! Chair yoga helps improve strength, balance, and flexibility. It also helps reduce stress and manage pain. Presented by yoga instructor Jackie Presley. Meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month

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Tween Bloxels @ Kemp Library

Tuesday, July 9 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Tweens aged 9-12 can learn how to Make your own 13-bit video game with Bloxels! Space is limited. Registration is required & opens on June 25th. Call 770-528-2527 for more information or to register.

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Toddler Storytime @ Kemp Library

Wednesday, July 10 @ 10:15 am - 10:40 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:15am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Toddler Storytime is for children ages 1-2. It lasts 20-25 minutes and can include stories, finger plays, bean bags, shaker eggs, lots of music, and fun. All storytimes require a participating adult.

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Preschool Storytime @ Kemp Library

Wednesday, July 10 @ 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:15am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Preschool Storytime is for children ages 3-5. It lasts 45-55 minutes and can include stories, songs, fun activities, bean bags, Lummi sticks, a short film, and a craft. All storytimes require a participating adult.

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Ranger Jake @ Kemp Library

Wednesday, July 10 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Families with school aged children are invited to a Kennesaw Mountain Battlefield Park ranger-led activity about the civil war and our area featuring a fun game from The William Root House Museum and Garden. We will learn about the daily tools, clothes, and food that soldiers and civilians used during that time period as well as the different animals you might see at the park. Children 9 and younger must be accompanied by a caregiver.

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Book Chat – Summer Light

Thursday, July 11 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Book Chat Love books? Join us for this fun and laid-back program and let’s chat about books! Each month we will focus on a new title, but always feel free to share what great book you’ve just read! Discover new treasures each month. Pick up a copy of featured book at the front desk. June 13  - I Feel Bad About My Neck by Nora Ephron July 11  -  Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion August 8  -  Where’d You Go,…

Find out more »

Teen Bloxels @ Kemp Library

Thursday, July 11 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Teens in grades 6-12 can learn how to make their own 13-bit video game with Bloxels! Space is limited. Registration is required & opens on June 27th. Call 770-528-2527 for more information or to register.

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Baby Storytime @ Kemp Library

Tuesday, July 16 @ 11:30 am - 11:50 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:30am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Baby Storytime is for pre-walkers 0 to 18-months-old. It lasts 20 minutes and can include short stories, bounces, rhymes, finger plays, music, shaker eggs, dancing, parachute play, and scarves. Families are encouraged to stay after to talk, play, and read. All storytimes require a participating adult.

Find out more »

Mission Mars Tween STEAM @ Kemp Library

Tuesday, July 16 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
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One event on Tuesday, June 18, 2019 at 3:30pm

One event on Tuesday, July 16, 2019 at 3:30pm

Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States

Mission Mars is a tween STEAM series exclusively for tweens aged 9-12. Each program lasts an hour and a half. Sign up for one, two, or all three! Space is limited. Registration is required and opens on May 28th. Call 770-528-2527 for more information or to sign up. Tuesday, June 11th, 3:30-5:00 PM Why go to Mars? We'll learn all about the Red Planet's history, geography, geology, role in popular culture and discuss why humans are trying to get there.…

Find out more »

Toddler Storytime @ Kemp Library

Wednesday, July 17 @ 10:15 am - 10:40 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:15am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Toddler Storytime is for children ages 1-2. It lasts 20-25 minutes and can include stories, finger plays, bean bags, shaker eggs, lots of music, and fun. All storytimes require a participating adult.

Find out more »

Preschool Storytime @ Kemp Library

Wednesday, July 17 @ 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:15am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Preschool Storytime is for children ages 3-5. It lasts 45-55 minutes and can include stories, songs, fun activities, bean bags, Lummi sticks, a short film, and a craft. All storytimes require a participating adult.

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Crafternoon @ Kemp Library

Wednesday, July 17 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Families with school aged children are invited to make a variety of fun crafts during this drop-in program. All supplies will be provided. Children 9 and younger must be accompanied by a caregiver.

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Cooking Club – Berries

Thursday, July 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Like to cook? Join us each month and bring a dish and recipe to share with group in a fun and relaxed environment. New theme each month, savory and sweet. You don’t need to be a gourmet chef to join us. Amateurs welcome. Please bring a copy of your recipe to share. This summer, let’s cook with some homegrown favorites! June 20 - Peaches  Bring any recipe with peaches, savory or sweet! July 18 - Berries Bring any recipe with berries, savory…

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Baby Storytime @ Kemp Library

Tuesday, July 23 @ 11:30 am - 11:50 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:30am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Baby Storytime is for pre-walkers 0 to 18-months-old. It lasts 20 minutes and can include short stories, bounces, rhymes, finger plays, music, shaker eggs, dancing, parachute play, and scarves. Families are encouraged to stay after to talk, play, and read. All storytimes require a participating adult.

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Tween Virtual Reality @ Kemp Library

Tuesday, July 23 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Tweens aged 9-12 can experience the latest in virtual reality technology using the HTC Vive & Google TiltBrush. Space is limited. Registration is required & opens on July 9th. Call 770-528-2527 for more information or to register.

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Toddler Storytime @ Kemp Library

Wednesday, July 24 @ 10:15 am - 10:40 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:15am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Toddler Storytime is for children ages 1-2. It lasts 20-25 minutes and can include stories, finger plays, bean bags, shaker eggs, lots of music, and fun. All storytimes require a participating adult.

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Preschool Storytime @ Kemp Library

Wednesday, July 24 @ 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:15am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, July 24, 2019

Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Preschool Storytime is for children ages 3-5. It lasts 45-55 minutes and can include stories, songs, fun activities, bean bags, Lummi sticks, a short film, and a craft. All storytimes require a participating adult.

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Virtual Reality Open House @ Kemp Library

Wednesday, July 24 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Families with school aged children are invited to experience the library's VR technology during this drop-in program.  Stop by anytime during the 2-hour period.  Children 9 and younger must be accompanied by a caregiver.

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Craft Club – Embroidery Part I

Thursday, July 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Join mother/daughter team Bridgette and Lynn to learn the basics of embroidery. We’ll start by talking about and showing examples of all the different sorts of needlework like cross stitch, needlepoint, and freehand embroidery. We’ll also go over the tools needed and the best places to purchase them. Everyone will receive a small piece of fabric to learn the very basics like the backstitch and cross stitch. Materials will be provided.  

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Teen Virtual Reality @ Kemp Library

Thursday, July 25 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm
Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Teens in grades 6-12 can experience the latest in virtual reality technology using the HTC Vive & Google TiltBrush. Space is limited. Registration is required & opens on July 11th. Call 770-528-2527 for more information or to register.

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August 2019

Book Chat – Summer Light

Thursday, August 8 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Book Chat Love books? Join us for this fun and laid-back program and let’s chat about books! Each month we will focus on a new title, but always feel free to share what great book you’ve just read! Discover new treasures each month. Pick up a copy of the featured book at the front desk. June 13  - I Feel Bad About My Neck by Nora Ephron July 11  -  Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion August 8  -  Where’d You…

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Chair Yoga

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

Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Think you can’t do yoga because you can’t sit on the floor? You can still enjoy the benefits of yoga while sitting on a chair! Chair yoga helps improve strength, balance, and flexibility. It also helps reduce stress and manage pain. Presented by yoga instructor Jackie Presley. Meets on the 2nd Tuesday of each month

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Cooking Club – Ice Cream Sundae Bar

Thursday, August 15 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Like to cook? Join us each month and bring a dish and recipe to share with group in a fun and relaxed environment. New theme each month, savory and sweet. You don’t need to be a gourmet chef to join us. Amateurs welcome. Please bring a copy of your recipe to share. This summer, let’s cook with some homegrown favorites! June 20 - Peaches  Bring any recipe with peaches, savory or sweet! July 18 - Berries Bring any recipe with berries, savory…

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Craft Club – Embroidery II

Thursday, August 22 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Want to learn more about embroidery? Mother/daughter team Bridgette and Lynn are back to show you more advanced stiches like lazy daisy, chain stitch, French knots, fishbone/herringbone/leaf stitch and bullion stitch. We’ll also go over techniques for finishing different types of work like wall art, throw pillows and how to embroider on tricky surfaces like t-shirts.   

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