Cobb County Government

The Fundamentals of summer fun

summer readingAlthough the school year is almost over, the fun of learning has just begun. Sign your whole family up for the Summer Reading Program to attend fun library events, read great books and win prizes.

The program begins on Monday, May 14, and you can register now at to begin logging your summer minutes.

The Summer Reading Program Kickoff Party will be held 5-7 p.m., Saturday, June 2, at the Switzer Library in downtown Marietta. This event is free and open to the public.

Come dressed in your favorite dancing outfit from your favorite decade for the Decades Dance Party. The family-friendly DJ will be playing all the best hits from the 1950s to today. Cobb Police Department staff will bring official police vehicles to explore.

The Atlanta Dream will lead basketball drills and the mascot, Star, will be on-hand for high fives. Enjoy kid yoga, balloon volleyball, arts, crafts and music-centered story time.

Hundreds of 2018 Summer Reading Program events are scheduled. For information, visit or call 770-528-2320. The Switzer Library is located at 266 Roswell St NE, Marietta.