If now is the winter of your kids’ discontent, drop in for a free library program to clear away the winter blahs. Lots of special Mid-Winter Break programs will be offered at Cobb County Libraries while many students are off from school February 20-24 including crafts, science projects, movies, games and more! See the Cobb County library events calendar for a complete listing of programs.
Family Movies at the Switzer Library start at Noon in the children’s department each day during the week of Mid-Winter Break. (Click the links below for movie schedule). (770) 528-2320.
Have Winter Break Fun with us at Switzer Library from 3 pm to 5 pm all week. 2/20 Sphero: Round Robotic Fun, 2/21 Board Games, 2/22 Little Bits: Like Lego but better! 2/23 Magic tricks, 2/24 Giant Jenga. (770) 528-2320.
Join us at West Cobb Regional Library on Monday, February 20 for Presidents’ Day Crafternoon from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm. Registration is not required. (770) 528-4699.
Bring your imagination to Vinings Library for Brainy Builders on Monday, February 20 from 4 pm to 5 pm to create new things with Legos. For children ages 5 and up. (770) 801-5330.
Bring your crafty teen to South Cobb Regional Library on Monday, February 20 from 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm for a Retro Wallet Craft. Make a cool retro wallet from classic cassettes. Intended for ages 12-18. (678) 398-5828.
Celebrate Georgia Arbor Day at the East Marietta Library on Tuesday, February 21 from 2:30 pm to 3:30 pm. Join Cobb County’s P.A.R.K.S. Department instructors to discover how animal and plant habitats are impacted by humans and what can be done to protect Nature’s Neighborhoods. Bring one empty toilet paper tube per participant to make the craft project to follow. No reservations needed. Ages 5 – 12 years with Adult Caretaker. (770) 509-2711.
Teens! What do you geek? Come tell us at a Teen Meet-Up at Kennesaw Library on Tuesday, February 21 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm. We want to know what you’re into so we can plan programs that you’ll enjoy! Come share your ideas with us and meet other teens with similar interests. There will be SNACKS! For grades 6 and up. (770) 528-2529.
Enjoy Family Night on Tuesday, February 21 from 6 pm to 6:45 pm at Acworth Library where we will have board games, puzzles, card games and creative coloring sheets. Feel free to bring your favorite board game from home to teach to a new friend at the library! (770) 917-5165.
Bring the whole family to Family Tall Tales Night at West Cobb Regional Library on Tuesday, February 21 from 6:45 pm to 8 pm. (770) 528-4699.
Come to Children’s Book Bingo at Lewis A. Ray Library on Wednesday, February 22 from 3 pm to 3:45 pm for fun and prizes! Children aged 6 to 10, along with their caregivers, are invited for Bingo that’s themed around favorite children’s book characters. (770) 801-5335.
Want to learn a little bit about circuitry, robotics, and design? Come join us for Full STEAM Ahead at South Cobb Regional Library on Wednesday, February 22 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm. Explore Little Bits and build small robots with them. Registration is required. Limited to 20. Intended for ages 9 and up. (678) 398-5828.
Families with children of all ages will enjoy Family Story Time: Clothes Make the Kid at East Cobb Library on Wednesday, February 22 from 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm. All story times require a participating adult. (770) 509-2730.
Combine learning and fun with Black History Month Bingo at West Cobb Regional Library on Wednesday, February 22 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm. During this special version of Bingo we’ll learn about influential Americans and historical events. Recommended for children ages preschool and up. (770) 528-4699.
Try out our latest high tech toy at South Cobb Regional Library on Wednesday, February 22 from 6 pm to 8 pm during A Cup of Creativity. We’re using virtual reality (VR) to create 3 dimensional art using Tilt Brush. Hot cocoa will be also be available. (678) 398-5828.
Join us at Stratton Library on Thursday, February 23 between 3:30 pm and 4:30 pm for a Crafternoon with Scraps. Make a fun craft with paper, fabric and other assorted scrap materials. For ages 3-10 (with grown up). (770) 528-2522.
Feeling crafty? Make a Black History Month Art Project with Miss Linda at West Cobb Regional Library on Thursday, February 23 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm. All materials are provided, registration is not required. All ages. Younger children may need the assistance of their caregiver. (770) 528-4699.
Bring your lunch to West Cobb Regional Library on Friday, February 24 from noon to 1:30 pm and enjoy the movie The Secret Life of Pets (PG). (770) 528-4699.
It’s Game Time at South Cobb Regional Library on Friday, February 24 from 2 pm to 3:30 pm. Come out to play your favorite board games, Jenga, cards, or color our coloring pages. You can also try out our new HTC VIVE Virtual Reality system and create 3D art! All ages are welcome! (678) 398-5828.