Cobb County Government

Book sale, wild west partner up for public

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

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