Cobb County Government

 

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Due to potentially inclement weather, Cobb County Government offices, courts and facilities — including libraries and senior centers — will delay opening until 10 a.m., Wednesday, Jan. 17.

PLEASE NOTE: All Cobb County libraries will be closing at 6:00 pm tonight. All programs and events for tonight are canceled and will be rescheduled if possible. Libraries will reopen tomorrow morning, Wednesday, at 10:00 am as normal.

Chairman Mike Boyce’s town hall scheduled for 9:30-10:30 a.m. at North Cobb Senior Center will still take place.

 
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Staff Reports

The Friends of the Cobb County Public Library System’s semi-annual book sale will be held Friday and Saturday, March 23-24 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, March 25 from 1-5 p.m. at the Jim R. Miller Park on 2245 Callaway Road in Marietta. alt

This year’s sale also coincides with the Cobb Library Foundation’s second-annual Wild West Fest, which will be held on Saturday, March 24 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Jim R. Miller Park.

Tickets to the fest are for sale online and available at the door; entrance is free for children 3 and under. All proceeds are designated to benefit the programs and services of the Cobb County Public Library System. For more information on the Wild West Fest, please visit http://www.cobblibraryfoundation.org/.

Donated items for the book sale include soft-cover and hard-back books, magazines, text books, DVD and VHS movies, and children’s books. Prices range from 10 cents to $5. Last year, the book sales generated more than $80,000 which enabled the library to purchase new materials.

The March book sale attracts thousands to the event and is one of the two large semi-annual sales held yearly. The Friends of the Library are seeking book sale volunteers.For information on the sale or to volunteer for this event, call 770-528-2342 or visit www.cobbcat.org.