No matter your age, Arts and Crafts provide stress relief and strengthen your brain! Come out this summer and try something new at your Cobb County libraries. And find more Arts and Crafts programs at

Children are invited to enter Lewis A. Ray Library’s Bookmark Contest, which runs Thursday, May 26 through Saturday, July 16. Entries will be accepted only at the Lewis A. Ray branch. Just drop by for a Bookmark Contest entry form. One winning design from three different age groups will be chosen (Pre-K and K, Grades 1-3, Grades 4-6). These three winning designs will be converted into bookmarks and proudly displayed for Lewis A. Ray branch patrons to take and use! (770) 801-5335.

Gritters Knitters meets every Friday from 11 am to 1 pm at Gritters Library. If you would like to get together to craft, get inspired and make new friends, then this group is for you. All skill levels are welcome. Bring your materials and your enthusiasm! (770) 528-2524.

Adult Coloring at Vinings Library starts June 6. Coloring is no longer just for kids!  Enjoy the stress relieving benefits of coloring. Stop by at any time through the summer for coloring sheets and color pencils/crayons or bring your own. (770) 801-5330.

Basket Weaving 101 at Mountain View Regional Library is a two-part class held on June 13 and June 20 from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Sandy Quackenbush, an instructor and member of the Greater Atlanta Basket Guild, will teach you how to make beautiful baskets similar to ones you’ve seen at craft fairs. All supplies and tools will be provided to make a small bread basket. Space is limited to 10 participants who are willing to commit to this two-part class. Reserve your spot at the adult reference desk or by calling (770) 509-2725.

Art Workshop (Book Binding) with Illustrator R. Gregory Christie at South Cobb Regional Library on Saturday, July 23 from 2:30 pm to 4:30 pm. Come and learn the art of bookbinding and book art with the award-winning illustrator of more than 50 children’s books and other acclaimed works. (678) 398-5828.

Teen Craft: Felt Keychains! at West Cobb Regional Library on Friday, June 17 from 2 pm to 4 pm. Learn sewing basics to create adorable felt keychains! For young adults 13 and older. All materials will be provided. No registration required. (770) 528-4699.

Exercise Your Mind with Arts and Crafts
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