Summer Reading!

It’s time for Summer Reading! Not feeling like reading? Watch this to get a little encouragement:

This year we’re using Biblionasium to log our minutes. Flyers were sent home the last full week of school with information, but here are the details:

Reading Goal – all students read (and log) 1500 minutes

Use Biblionasium to log the minutes. Students should use their school computer login & password. Here’s a video showing how to use the reading log:

If you don’t have a book at home, read online! 
Username: your student id number
Password: your birthdate (2 digits for day, 2 digits for month. Example – February 13 = 0213)
School name: Get Georgia Reading
Username: cobbcounty
Password: read
Need help? Watch a tutorial:
School: Garrison Mill Elementary
Username: your student id number
Password: your computer password
Search for “ebooks” and you’ll see a list. Click the “open” button to read it online.

Learn more about summer reading and find resources by visiting

Have fun at the public library with special summer programs! Learn more by visiting

Writing Contest! Ends October 5th!

Do you like to write? Want to enter a contest and get your original work published? Then read this:

Monsterville – The Mountain View branch of the Cobb County Public Library is hosting local author Sarah S. Reida, who will discuss her book Monsterville: A Lissa Black Production. She will visit on Wednesday, October 12 at 4:00 pm. For the contest, children can write an appropriately scary story and turn it in at the Mountain. View Children’s Department. Stories should be between 500 and 1,000 words and can be turned in between September 21 and October 5.Three winning stories will be selected and published on Ms. Reida’s publisher’s website! For more information, please call 770-509-4964 or stop by the Children’s Department on your next visit to the Mountain View branch.

Remember, without writers we wouldn’t have any books to read! Try out your writing skills today!

Fall Break Activities at the Public Library

Looking for something to do during the September Break? Why don’t you visit your local branch of the Cobb County Public Library? Our branch is located at Mountain View, 3320 Sandy Plains Road. They’ve put together a great program  for all ages. Please note that some events require registration. For more information, you can click on the flyer for more details.

Mtn. View Fall Break Flyer 2016