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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

February 2019

Cooking Club – Warm Winter Stews

Thursday, February 21 @ 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. Warm up this winter with a hot steaming bowl of your favorite chili or stew recipe!  

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Baby Play and Learn

Tuesday, February 26 @ 11:30 am - 11:50 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:30am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Baby Play and Learn is a story time for babies up to 18 months old and includes age appropriate stories, songs, activities and more. A parent or caregiver is expected to stay with the child and participate in all of the activities.  

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Toddler Tales

Wednesday, February 27 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Toddler Tales is a story time that includes age appropriate stories, songs and activities.  The program is enhanced by learning activities. A parent or caregiver is expected to stay with the child and participate in all of the activities (18 months to 3 years old).  

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Wee Readers

Wednesday, February 27 @ 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:15am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Wee Readers is a preschool story time for children 3-5 years of age. This story time will consist of age appropriate books, songs, activities, a movie and a craft. The program will be enhanced by learning activities.  

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Craft Club – Intro to Polymer Clay – Basic Designs

Thursday, February 28 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Learn basic techniques of creating patterns with polymer clay.  Please bring the following items: 3-4 different colors of polymer clay tissue slicing blade basic sculpting tools acrylic rolling pin utility knife (x-acto) There will be a pasta machine available to create thin sheets of clay..

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March 2019

Baby Play and Learn

Tuesday, March 5 @ 11:30 am - 11:50 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:30am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Baby Play and Learn is a story time for babies up to 18 months old and includes age appropriate stories, songs, activities and more. A parent or caregiver is expected to stay with the child and participate in all of the activities.  

Find out more »

Toddler Tales

Wednesday, March 6 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Toddler Tales is a story time that includes age appropriate stories, songs and activities.  The program is enhanced by learning activities. A parent or caregiver is expected to stay with the child and participate in all of the activities (18 months to 3 years old).  

Find out more »

Wee Readers

Wednesday, March 6 @ 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:15am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Wee Readers is a preschool story time for children 3-5 years of age. This story time will consist of age appropriate books, songs, activities, a movie and a craft. The program will be enhanced by learning activities.  

Find out more »

Baby Play and Learn

Tuesday, March 12 @ 11:30 am - 11:50 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:30am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Baby Play and Learn is a story time for babies up to 18 months old and includes age appropriate stories, songs, activities and more. A parent or caregiver is expected to stay with the child and participate in all of the activities.  

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Chair Yoga

Tuesday, March 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day 12 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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Toddler Tales

Wednesday, March 13 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Toddler Tales is a story time that includes age appropriate stories, songs and activities.  The program is enhanced by learning activities. A parent or caregiver is expected to stay with the child and participate in all of the activities (18 months to 3 years old).  

Find out more »

Wee Readers

Wednesday, March 13 @ 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:15am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Wee Readers is a preschool story time for children 3-5 years of age. This story time will consist of age appropriate books, songs, activities, a movie and a craft. The program will be enhanced by learning activities.  

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Book Chat – Love in the Time of Cholera by Gabriel Marquez Garcia

Thursday, March 14 @ 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.

Find out more »

Baby Play and Learn

Tuesday, March 19 @ 11:30 am - 11:50 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:30am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Baby Play and Learn is a story time for babies up to 18 months old and includes age appropriate stories, songs, activities and more. A parent or caregiver is expected to stay with the child and participate in all of the activities.  

Find out more »

Toddler Tales

Wednesday, March 20 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Toddler Tales is a story time that includes age appropriate stories, songs and activities.  The program is enhanced by learning activities. A parent or caregiver is expected to stay with the child and participate in all of the activities (18 months to 3 years old).  

Find out more »

Wee Readers

Wednesday, March 20 @ 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:15am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Wee Readers is a preschool story time for children 3-5 years of age. This story time will consist of age appropriate books, songs, activities, a movie and a craft. The program will be enhanced by learning activities.  

Find out more »

Cooking Club – Favorite Family Childhood Recipes

Thursday, March 21 @ 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. Was it mom’s cannoli? Grandma’s samosas? Tamales? Share your favorite childhood dish from your own heritage.  

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Baby Play and Learn

Tuesday, March 26 @ 11:30 am - 11:50 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:30am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Baby Play and Learn is a story time for babies up to 18 months old and includes age appropriate stories, songs, activities and more. A parent or caregiver is expected to stay with the child and participate in all of the activities.  

Find out more »

Toddler Tales

Wednesday, March 27 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, April 24, 2019

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

Toddler Tales is a story time that includes age appropriate stories, songs and activities.  The program is enhanced by learning activities. A parent or caregiver is expected to stay with the child and participate in all of the activities (18 months to 3 years old).  

Find out more »

Wee Readers

Wednesday, March 27 @ 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:15am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Wee Readers is a preschool story time for children 3-5 years of age. This story time will consist of age appropriate books, songs, activities, a movie and a craft. The program will be enhanced by learning activities.  

Find out more »

Craft Club – Whimsical Clay Designs

Thursday, March 28 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Create whimsical jewelry or figurines with polymer clay, or create a unique pendant. Special guest will display her work and share techniques.  

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April 2019

Baby Play and Learn

Tuesday, April 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, April 23, 2019

Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Baby Play and Learn is a story time for babies up to 18 months old and includes age appropriate stories, songs, activities and more. A parent or caregiver is expected to stay with the child and participate in all of the activities.  

Find out more »

Chair Yoga

Tuesday, April 9 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00pm on day 9 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.

Find out more »

Toddler Tales

Wednesday, April 10 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Toddler Tales is a story time that includes age appropriate stories, songs and activities.  The program is enhanced by learning activities. A parent or caregiver is expected to stay with the child and participate in all of the activities (18 months to 3 years old).  

Find out more »

Wee Readers

Wednesday, April 10 @ 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:15am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, April 24, 2019

Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Wee Readers is a preschool story time for children 3-5 years of age. This story time will consist of age appropriate books, songs, activities, a movie and a craft. The program will be enhanced by learning activities.  

Find out more »

Book Chat – The Bell Jar by Sylvia Plath

Thursday, April 11 @ 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.

Find out more »

Baby Play and Learn

Tuesday, April 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, April 23, 2019

Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Baby Play and Learn is a story time for babies up to 18 months old and includes age appropriate stories, songs, activities and more. A parent or caregiver is expected to stay with the child and participate in all of the activities.  

Find out more »

Toddler Tales

Wednesday, April 17 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, April 24, 2019

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

Toddler Tales is a story time that includes age appropriate stories, songs and activities.  The program is enhanced by learning activities. A parent or caregiver is expected to stay with the child and participate in all of the activities (18 months to 3 years old).  

Find out more »

Wee Readers

Wednesday, April 17 @ 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:15am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, April 24, 2019

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

Wee Readers is a preschool story time for children 3-5 years of age. This story time will consist of age appropriate books, songs, activities, a movie and a craft. The program will be enhanced by learning activities.  

Find out more »

Cooking Club – Puff Pastry

Thursday, April 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. The possibilities are endless. Savory or sweet.  

Find out more »

Baby Play and Learn

Tuesday, April 23 @ 11:30 am - 11:50 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:30am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, April 23, 2019

Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Baby Play and Learn is a story time for babies up to 18 months old and includes age appropriate stories, songs, activities and more. A parent or caregiver is expected to stay with the child and participate in all of the activities.  

Find out more »

Toddler Tales

Wednesday, April 24 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, April 24, 2019

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

Toddler Tales is a story time that includes age appropriate stories, songs and activities.  The program is enhanced by learning activities. A parent or caregiver is expected to stay with the child and participate in all of the activities (18 months to 3 years old).  

Find out more »

Wee Readers

Wednesday, April 24 @ 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 11:15am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, April 24, 2019

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

Wee Readers is a preschool story time for children 3-5 years of age. This story time will consist of age appropriate books, songs, activities, a movie and a craft. The program will be enhanced by learning activities.  

Find out more »

Craft Club – Putting it all Together

Thursday, April 25 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Put all of your skills together to create with clay, beads and any other media of choice.  

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May 2019

Book Chat – Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane by Lisa See

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.

Find out more »

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.

Find out more »

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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Craft Club – Bead Swap

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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Bring in beads or any jewelry making items you know you won’t use and let’s swap. Bring any finished pieces to share with a group and bring a goodie to share!  

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