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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 Keli Gambrill.

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

April 2020

CANCELLED Crazy 8s Math Club @ Kemp Library CANCELLED

Thursday, April 2 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Crazy 8s by Bedtime Math is America’s biggest after-school math club for children in grades 3 -5 and is designed to get them fired up about math! We’ll meet once a week for eight weeks at the Kemp Memorial Library. Space is limited, and children must commit to attending each week. Registration is required and opens on January 2nd. Call 770-528-2527 for more information or to register. Session Dates: February 6th February 13th *No program February 20th- Spring Break* February 27th…

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CANCELLED Baby Storytime @ Kemp Library CANCELLED

Tuesday, April 7 @ 11:30 am - 11:50 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Baby Storytime is every Tuesday at 11:30 for babies from birth to 18 months or prewalkers. Activities include books, songs, shakers, scarves, and parachute play. Families are encouraged to stay afterwards to play, talk, and read. All storytimes require a participating adult. Please call 770-528-2527 for more information. No registration required. Storytimes are a great way for children to build literacy skills, learn new songs, and interact with others in a safe and fun environment. No child is too young…

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CANCELLED Toddler Storytime @ Kemp Library CANCELLED

Wednesday, April 8 @ 10:15 am - 10:40 am
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Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Toddler Storytime is every Wednesday at 10:15 for children ages 18 - 36 months. Activities include stories, finger plays, bean bags, shaker eggs, and lots of music. All storytimes require a participating adult. Please call 770-528-2527 for more information. No registration required. Storytimes are a great way for children to build literacy skills, learn new songs, and interact with others in a safe and fun environment. No child is too young to benefit.

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CANCELLED Preschool Storytime @ Kemp Library CANCELLED

Wednesday, April 8 @ 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:15 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Preschool Storytime is every Wednesday at 11:15 for children ages 3, 4, and 5. Activities include stories, songs, fun activities, bean bags, Lummi sticks, a short film, and a craft. All storytimes require a participating adult. Please call 770-528-2527 for more information. No registration required. Storytimes are a great way for children to build literacy skills, learn new songs, and interact with others in a safe and fun environment. No child is too young to benefit.

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CANCELLED Art Wednesdays @ Kemp Library CANCELLED

Wednesday, April 8 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Art Wednesdays is every Wednesday at 3:00 for children in K-12.  Each week will feature a different art technique, craft, or group project. Some weeks will be messy so please dress appropriately. Children 9 and younger must be accompanied by a participating caregiver.  No registration required.

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CANCELLED Book Discussion – Beartown by Fredrik Bachman CANCELLED

Thursday, April 9 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Discuss Fiction or Non-Fiction featured book in a relaxed environment. Pick up copy of book at front desk.  

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CANCELLED School Break Book Club @ Kemp Library CANCELLED

Thursday, April 9 @ 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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School Break Book Club is for tweens ages 9-12.  We will be discussing Orphan Island by Laurel Snyder. We'll talk about the book while doing a variety of activities based on it.  Space is limited.  Registration is required.  Please call 770-528-2527 for more information or to register.  Registered participants can pick up a copy of the book form the Kemp Memorial Library circulation desk.

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CANCELLED Red Cross Blood Drive CANCELLED

Monday, April 13 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Did you know that every two seconds someone in the U.S. needs blood? Blood is always needed for treatment of accident victims, cancer patients, hemophiliacs, and surgery patients. You can help by donating your blood to the American Red Cross.  Your blood donation could save as many as three lives. Walk-ins welcome!  

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CANCELLED Baby Storytime @ Kemp Library CANCELLED

Tuesday, April 14 @ 11:30 am - 11:50 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Baby Storytime is every Tuesday at 11:30 for babies from birth to 18 months or prewalkers. Activities include books, songs, shakers, scarves, and parachute play. Families are encouraged to stay afterwards to play, talk, and read. All storytimes require a participating adult. Please call 770-528-2527 for more information. No registration required. Storytimes are a great way for children to build literacy skills, learn new songs, and interact with others in a safe and fun environment. No child is too young…

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CANCELLED Chair Yoga CANCELLED

Tuesday, April 14 @ 2:00 pm - 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.

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CANCELLED Toddler Storytime @ Kemp Library CANCELLED

Wednesday, April 15 @ 10:15 am - 10:40 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:15 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Toddler Storytime is every Wednesday at 10:15 for children ages 18 - 36 months. Activities include stories, finger plays, bean bags, shaker eggs, and lots of music. All storytimes require a participating adult. Please call 770-528-2527 for more information. No registration required. Storytimes are a great way for children to build literacy skills, learn new songs, and interact with others in a safe and fun environment. No child is too young to benefit.

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CANCELLED Preschool Storytime @ Kemp Library CANCELLED

Wednesday, April 15 @ 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:15 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Preschool Storytime is every Wednesday at 11:15 for children ages 3, 4, and 5. Activities include stories, songs, fun activities, bean bags, Lummi sticks, a short film, and a craft. All storytimes require a participating adult. Please call 770-528-2527 for more information. No registration required. Storytimes are a great way for children to build literacy skills, learn new songs, and interact with others in a safe and fun environment. No child is too young to benefit.

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CANCELLED Art Wednesdays @ Kemp Library CANCELLED

Wednesday, April 15 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Art Wednesdays is every Wednesday at 3:00 for children in K-12.  Each week will feature a different art technique, craft, or group project. Some weeks will be messy so please dress appropriately. Children 9 and younger must be accompanied by a participating caregiver.  No registration required.

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CANCELLED Cooking Club – 5 Ingredients or Less CANCELLED

Thursday, April 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? Bring a different dish each month to share with group in a fun and relaxed environment. Try new cuisines! New theme each month, savory and sweet. Amateurs welcome. Please bring a copy of your recipe. Meets on the Third Thursday of each month.   Create a delicious dish with only 5 ingredients or less, savory or sweet. Spices and oil are freebies and don’t count.    

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CANCELLED Baby Storytime @ Kemp Library CANCELLED

Tuesday, April 21 @ 11:30 am - 11:50 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Baby Storytime is every Tuesday at 11:30 for babies from birth to 18 months or prewalkers. Activities include books, songs, shakers, scarves, and parachute play. Families are encouraged to stay afterwards to play, talk, and read. All storytimes require a participating adult. Please call 770-528-2527 for more information. No registration required. Storytimes are a great way for children to build literacy skills, learn new songs, and interact with others in a safe and fun environment. No child is too young…

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CANCELLED Kemp Memorial Library’s Homeless Pet Club CANCELLED

Tuesday, April 21 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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One event on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 at 5:00 pm

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

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

One event on Tuesday, May 19, 2020 at 5:00 pm

Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Kemp Memorial Library's Homeless Pet Club meets every third Tuesday at 5:00 and is for all ages, including adults.  We help promote local homeless pets and learn about other pet-related topics.  We also organize local events and work as a group to decide what projects and topics to focus on.  Children 9 and younger must be accompanied by a caregiver.  Registration required.  Please call 770-528-2527 for more information or to register.

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CANCELLED Toddler Storytime @ Kemp Library CANCELLED

Wednesday, April 22 @ 10:15 am - 10:40 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:15 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Toddler Storytime is every Wednesday at 10:15 for children ages 18 - 36 months. Activities include stories, finger plays, bean bags, shaker eggs, and lots of music. All storytimes require a participating adult. Please call 770-528-2527 for more information. No registration required. Storytimes are a great way for children to build literacy skills, learn new songs, and interact with others in a safe and fun environment. No child is too young to benefit.

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CANCELLED Preschool Storytime @ Kemp Library CANCELLED

Wednesday, April 22 @ 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:15 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Preschool Storytime is every Wednesday at 11:15 for children ages 3, 4, and 5. Activities include stories, songs, fun activities, bean bags, Lummi sticks, a short film, and a craft. All storytimes require a participating adult. Please call 770-528-2527 for more information. No registration required. Storytimes are a great way for children to build literacy skills, learn new songs, and interact with others in a safe and fun environment. No child is too young to benefit.

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CANCELLED Art Wednesdays @ Kemp Library CANCELLED

Wednesday, April 22 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Art Wednesdays is every Wednesday at 3:00 for children in K-12.  Each week will feature a different art technique, craft, or group project. Some weeks will be messy so please dress appropriately. Children 9 and younger must be accompanied by a participating caregiver.  No registration required.

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CANCELLED Adult Craft Club – Rock Painting CANCELLED

Thursday, April 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Get creative at our Craft Club. Different project each month. Meets on the fourth Thursday of the month at 1:00. Learn how to paint unique and decorative rocks. Add wire wrapping for holding pictures or notes! Materials will be provided. Please bring your own rock if you have something special in mind!  

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CANCELLED Baby Storytime @ Kemp Library CANCELLED

Tuesday, April 28 @ 11:30 am - 11:50 am
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An event every week that begins at 11:30 am on Tuesday, repeating until Tuesday, April 28, 2020

Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Baby Storytime is every Tuesday at 11:30 for babies from birth to 18 months or prewalkers. Activities include books, songs, shakers, scarves, and parachute play. Families are encouraged to stay afterwards to play, talk, and read. All storytimes require a participating adult. Please call 770-528-2527 for more information. No registration required. Storytimes are a great way for children to build literacy skills, learn new songs, and interact with others in a safe and fun environment. No child is too young…

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CANCELLED Toddler Storytime @ Kemp Library CANCELLED

Wednesday, April 29 @ 10:15 am - 10:40 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:15 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Toddler Storytime is every Wednesday at 10:15 for children ages 18 - 36 months. Activities include stories, finger plays, bean bags, shaker eggs, and lots of music. All storytimes require a participating adult. Please call 770-528-2527 for more information. No registration required. Storytimes are a great way for children to build literacy skills, learn new songs, and interact with others in a safe and fun environment. No child is too young to benefit.

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CANCELLED Preschool Storytime @ Kemp Library CANCELLED

Wednesday, April 29 @ 11:15 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:15 am on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Preschool Storytime is every Wednesday at 11:15 for children ages 3, 4, and 5. Activities include stories, songs, fun activities, bean bags, Lummi sticks, a short film, and a craft. All storytimes require a participating adult. Please call 770-528-2527 for more information. No registration required. Storytimes are a great way for children to build literacy skills, learn new songs, and interact with others in a safe and fun environment. No child is too young to benefit.

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CANCELLED Art Wednesdays @ Kemp Library CANCELLED

Wednesday, April 29 @ 3:00 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:00 pm on Wednesday, repeating until Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Art Wednesdays is every Wednesday at 3:00 for children in K-12.  Each week will feature a different art technique, craft, or group project. Some weeks will be messy so please dress appropriately. Children 9 and younger must be accompanied by a participating caregiver.  No registration required.

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CANCELLED Growing Vegetables CANCELLED

Thursday, April 30 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Want to grow a vegetable garden but not sure where to start?   Learn the basics of successful vegetable gardening from Master Gardener Linda Johns. Topics presented will include: starting from seeds or seedlings, garden bed or container, and collecting seeds for next year’s garden.

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May 2020

CANCELLED Growing Annuals CANCELLED

Thursday, May 7 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Annuals add beauty and color to our gardens.  Master Gardener Linda Johns will discuss how to choose the right annuals for our yards, from sun loving annuals to those that thrive in the shade.    

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Chair Yoga

Tuesday, May 12 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 2:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until Tuesday, May 12, 2020

One event on Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at 2:00 pm

One event on Tuesday, March 24, 2020 at 2:00 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.

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Book and Movie Event – The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn

Thursday, May 14 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until Thursday, June 11, 2020

Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Discuss the book in May, then join us in June for a movie outing!  More details coming soon!  

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Kemp Memorial Library’s Homeless Pet Club

Tuesday, May 19 @ 5:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Kemp Memorial Library's Homeless Pet Club meets every third Tuesday at 5:00 and is for all ages, including adults.  We help promote local homeless pets and learn about other pet-related topics.  We also organize local events and work as a group to decide what projects and topics to focus on.  Children 9 and younger must be accompanied by a caregiver.  Registration required.  Please call 770-528-2527 for more information or to register.

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Cooking Club – Egg

Thursday, May 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? Bring a different dish each month to share with group in a fun and relaxed environment. Try new cuisines! New theme each month, savory and sweet. Amateurs welcome. Please bring a copy of your recipe. Meets on the Third Thursday of each month.   This month, bring in an egg dish of your choice, savory or sweet.      

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Adult Craft Club – Leaf Coasters

Thursday, May 28 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Get creative at our Craft Club. Different project each month. Meets on the fourth Thursday of the month at 1:00. Create decorative leaf coasters with cement. We’ll start by collecting leaves then casting them in cement for a unique one of a kind coaster. Materials will be provided.

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June 2020

Book and Movie Event – The Woman in the Window by A.J. Finn

Thursday, June 11 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 1:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until Thursday, June 11, 2020

Kemp Memorial Library, 4029 Due West Road
Marietta, GA 30064 United States
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Discuss the book in May, then join us in June for a movie outing!  More details coming soon!  

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