If you’re looking for a way to get inexpensive books with digital media, the Cobb County Public Library has an event for you in October.
The library network will be holding its fall book sale at the Cobb Civic Center from October 8-10, 2021. Sales hours are Friday and Saturday 9 am to 5 pm and Sunday 1 pm to 5 pm.
The Civic Center is located at 548 South Marietta Pkwy SE, Marietta, GA 30060.
According to the announcement on the Library System’s webpage:
The material for sale includes books for all ages in hardcover and paperback, DVDs, books on CDs and audio tapes and magazines. Prices range from 10 cents to $ 4.00.
Masks are mandatory for all visitors to the Cobb Civic Center, as at all county-owned facilities due to the high community spread of COVID-19 in Cobb County.
Buyers must also enter through the facility’s front doors.
The announcement provides the following information:
The accepted payment methods are debit, credit, cash and checks. On Friday until 1 p.m., electronic devices are not allowed. Although we hope you buy a lot of material, we can only sell up to 2 boxes of items at a time on Fridays until 1:00 PM. Please plan to pay and bring items to your vehicle before shopping. On Sunday we’ll be working to sell the Civic Center, so come buy, buy, buy!
All proceeds from this book sale go directly to the purchase of additional items for the 15 branches of the Cobb County Public Library. For more information, please visit cobbcounty.org/library.
About the Cobb County Public Library
According to the Cobb County Public Library website:
The Cobb County Public Library is a 15 branch system headquartered in Marietta, Georgia, where its staff serve a diverse population of over 750,000 people. Cobb is one of Georgia’s fastest growing counties, and the Cobb County Public Library is dedicated to being a resource center in the community by providing equal access to information, materials and services. .
History of the Cobb Library System
Cobb County’s first public library was opened at Sarah Freeman Clarke’s home in Marietta. The first free-standing library building, opened on Church Street in 1893, was named after Clarke.
Libraries were opened in Acworth and Austell over the following years, and in 1959 the town of Marietta and several other Cobb County libraries combined to form a county-wide system which launched the Public Library. of Cobb County as we know it today.
You can read more about the history of the Cobb County Public Library by following this link.