If you’re looking for libraries to visit, we’ve featured 10 top libraries in Cobb County, Georgia you should check out.
This Marietta library opened its doors in 1989 and was initially known as the Central Library. Its name changed to Charles D. Switzer Public Library in July 2013. The library happens to be the main one for the Cobb County Public Library System It also features 15,000 magnificent items that make up historical and genealogical materials known as The Georgia Room.
At Switzer Library, you can find a range of facilities such as a printing, scanning, copying, study rooms, computers at which members of the public can use the internet, Wi-Fi access and a library for people with special needs call Windy Hill.
This library is based in East Cobb County and first opened in 1989, and it underwent a large renovation in in 2008. Here you can discover a big collection of children’s, teen and adult and reference books.
Facilities at Mountain View include rooms to hold meetings, computers, copying, and scanning, access to Wi-Fi and study rooms. Community events also regularly take place at this library.
This library was initially known as the Oakdale Library when it was first opened in 1962 on S. Atlanta Road. $88K in bond funding enabled the development of the Oakdale Road facility in 1967 where the library remains to this date. It was subsequently named after a local dentist Dr. Lewis A. Ray, who was the Chairman of the Cobb County-Marietta Library System.
If you have children, then this library is a great place to take them for some fun and educational events. Services available at Lewis A. Ray Library include copying and scanning, printing, Wi-Fi access, and public computers.
Based in Austell, GA, Sweetwater Valley Library has a long history that dates back to 1913 with humble beginnings in a log cabin. It transitioned to a building in 1950 with subsequent renovations made to this premises in 1966. After another revamp in 1997, the library moved into the Threadmill Complex in 2003, and has remained there since.
At the Sweetwater Valley Library, you can access computers, Wi-Fi, printing and copying services, along with scanning. If you have kids and want to them to develop their reading skills, be sure to check out its Storytime events.
Formed in 1967, The Cobb County Law Library is the place to get legal information if you’re a lawyer, a judge, paralegal or a member of the public.
Publications are available in print and online through search engines for the legal sector such as LexisAdvance and Westlaw. Legal periodicals are also available at this library.
You can search the Cobb County Law Library catalog and find an email address to contact the library at this page.
Smyrna Public Library is the oldest city operated library in Georgia and is open every day of the week. If you’re a resident of the city, you can get a free library card, and if you run a business that has a Smyrna business license, you can too.
Opened in 1967, Sibley Library was named in honor of Miss Florence Weldon Sibley, who in 1936 became the first professional librarian. The library can be found on South Cobb Drive.
Its services to the community include printing, copying and scanning facilities, public computers, Wi-FI and various literary events and writing workshops.
If you would like to visit a library that has an eye-catching interior and is designed for easy movement, Kemp Memorial Library is worth a visit. October 1989 is when this library first opened and it’s based in the center of West Cobb.
Open Monday to Saturday, Kemp Memorial Library has services for all age groups with Storytimes taking place throughout the year. Other facilities include Wi-Fi, public computers, rooms for meetings and printing and copying.
Opened in 2006 and in a spacious 20,000 square foot facility, South Cobb Regional Library is known for the art work on its walls, and separate spaces for children and teens.
If you’re planning a visit to this library, in addition to computer access, you can find meeting spaces, rooms for studying, printing, copying and scanning and Wi-Fi access.
Located at 4880 Lower Roswell Road, East Cobb Library has been open since 2010 and is set up to educate and entertain. If you’re an adult or a teenager there are dedicated spaces for you. If you have kids, then they might enjoy the library’s Children’s Program Room.
Other facilities at East Cobb Library include study rooms, of which there are four, a café and vending machines, computers, audio-visual equipment, meeting rooms, printing, scanning and copying.