Martin Luther King, JrWhile the Cobb County Public Library System will be closed on Monday, January 21 in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, we’re celebrating his life and legacy all month long with some special events around the library system:

  • Saturday, January 12: Quilting for Peace, 3 p.m. at Mountain View Regional Library. Help create an unique and colorful paper quilt that reflects Dr. King’s hopes and dreams for civil rights. The quilt will be displayed in the Children’s Department. We’ll also read a story that celebrates his life. This program is appropriate for ages 7 to 12 years. For more information, please call the library at (770) 509-2725.
  • Tuesday, January 22: I Have a Dream, 4 p.m. at the Vinings Library.  Join us for a story time celebration of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. We will read stories, sing songs, and make a craft to take home. Ages 5 and up. For more information, please call the library at (770) 801-5330.
  • Wednesday, January 23: Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Program, 3:30 p.m. at the South Cobb Regional Library. We will celebrate with books, songs, and music. Ages 5 years and up. For more information, please call the library at (678) 398-5834.

The public is also invited to the 2013 Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebration, sponsored by Cobb County Branch NAACP and Cobb County Government. The Celebration will be held on Monday, January 21, 2013, at 9:00 a.m. at the Jennie T. Anderson Theatre, Cobb County Civic Center, 548 S. Marietta Pkwy, Marietta. Admission is free and open to the public.