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PHOTOS: New Sewell Mill Library and Cultural Center in East Cobb

Cobb County celebrated the opening of the new Sewell Mill Library and Cultural Center Tuesday in a ribbon cutting ceremony attended by state and local representatives. 

The new Sewell Mill Library and Cultural Center replaced the East Marietta Library. (Courtesy of Cobb County)

The 28,000-square foot facility is being billed as a unique facility with special sections for children and young adults, study rooms, recording studios, an art gallery, outdoor amphitheater and a black box theater.

The new Sewell Mill Library and Cultural Center replaced the East Marietta Library. (Courtesy of Cobb County)

“This is truly the library of the future,” Georgia State Librarian Julie Walker told the audience at the ribbon cutting.

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The new Sewell Mill Library and Cultural Center replaced the East Marietta Library. (Meris Lutz/AJC)

The center was built on the site of the former East Marietta Library using $10 million in local SPLOST and state funds, but the county has yet to identify a recurring funding source for operations.

The new Sewell Mill Library and Cultural Center replaced the East Marietta Library. (Meris Lutz/AJC)

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