School is out Monday, February 17 through Friday, February 21 for the Cobb County and Marietta City school districts as well as several independent schools and homeschool students. The Cobb County Public Library calendar is jam-packed with activities for the whole family as area students are on Mid-Winter break.

Black History Month Storytime at Sewell Mill Library & Cultural Center on Monday, February 17, 11 am – 11:30 am will feature special guest Gloria Stowers, a storyteller and children’s book author. 770-509-2711

Tween Green Screen at Sewell Mill Library & Cultural Center on Monday, February 17, 1 pm – 2 pm. Learn about the magic of green screens in the Creative Studios. Ages 11 – 14. 770-509-2711

Maker Monday: 3D Printing for Kids at South Cobb Regional Library on Monday, February 17, 2 pm – 4 pm. Learn how 3D printing works and where to find or make items to print. 678-398-5828

Doodle Club at Sweetwater Valley Library on Monday, February 17, 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm. Express your creativity with your works of art. 770-819-3290

Artists Afternoon Basics  at North Cobb Regional Library on Monday, February 17, 6 pm – 7 pm. A KSU Graduate in Drawing and Painting will be teaching Watercolor Techniques. Ages 16 and up. 770-801-5320

Role Playing Club at East Cobb Library on Monday, February 17, 6 pm – 7:30 pm. Tweens and teens 10 – 17 use their imaginations and get lost in a world of fantasy. Space is limited. Registration required. 770-509-2730

Bedtime Movie Time at Vinings Library on Monday, February 17, 6:30 pm – 8 pm. Bring a light meal or a snack and your blankets and stuffed animals and settle in for a movie in your PJs. 770-801-5330

Puzzle Day at Sweetwater Valley Library on Tuesday, February 18. Drop in at any time to help up complete this week’s 1000-piece puzzle in just nine hours. 770-819-3290

Have You Got a Heart? at South Cobb Regional Library on Tuesday, February 18, noon – 1 pm. In this program kids will learn about their heart, perform science experiments and create a craft to take home. 678-398-5828

Fort Attack at Sewell Mill Library & Cultural Center on Tuesday, February 18, 1 pm – 2 pm. We will be using STEAM engineering to build forts and catapults.Ages 6-12. 770-509-2711

Winter Break Family Movie at Gritters Library on Tuesday February 18, 2 pm – 4 pm. Bring a snack and a comfy pillow or blanket and settle in to watch Toy Story 4 (G). 770-528-2524

Tween STEAM: Bloxels at East Cobb Library on Tuesday, February 18, 3 pm – 4 pm. Design your own video game with Bloxels, a 13-bit game-builder. Ages 9-12. Registration required. 770-509-2730

Crafternoon: Make a Bird Feeder at North Cobb Regional Library on Tuesday, February 18, 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm. We will be making feeders for our feathered friends. 770-801-5320

Wonderlab: Penguin Problems at Mountain View Regional Library on Tuesday, February 18, 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm. Children in grades k – 2 will learn about penguins and their habitats. To register click here. 770-509-4964

Homeless Pet Club at Kemp Memorial Library on Tuesday, February 18, 5 pm – 6 pm. If you’re a pet-lover who wants to do something for homeless pets join us at our monthly meeting. Registration required. 770-528-2527

Jurassic Park All Day Movie Marathon at Sewell Mill Library & Cultural Center on Wednesday, February 19, 10 am – 7 pm. Go back in time to the Jurassic era and see the movies from the beginning. We will be having a costume contest and a trivia contest throughout the day. 770-509-2711

Preschool STEM with Cobb 4-H at Mountain View Regional Library will be holding two sessions featuring Cobb 4-H STEM instructor Kathleen McElroy on Wednesday, February 19, 10:15 am and 11:15 am. Preschoolers will learn about science through STEM from Cobb 4-H. To register, click here. 770-509-4964

Read Aloud and Craft at West Cobb Regional Library on Wednesday, February 19, 2:30 pm – 3:15 pm. This craft will be in honor of Black History Month. 770-528-4699

Tween Book Group at Gritters Library on Wednesday, February 19, 3 pm – 4 pm. We will be discussing I Survived the Eruption of Mount St. Helens by Lauren Tarshis and then making a craft. Call to register at 770-528-2524 or visit the circulation desk.

STEAM with Spheros at Sweetwater Valley Library on Wednesday, February 19, 3 pm – 5 pm. Learn to code with Sphero SPARKs. Create mazes, test out your driving skills and more. 770-819-3290

Spy School at Sewell Mill Library & Cultural Center on Thursday, February 20, 11 am – noon. Read coded messages, use invisible ink and try out forensic finger printing. Are you up to the task of earning your Sewell Mill Spy Badge? 770-509-2711

Cobb Library African Cultural Fest at South Cobb Regional Library on Thursday, February 20, 1 pm – 3:30 pm. Celebrate Black History Month with African drama, dance, fashion and cuisine. 678-398-5828

Teens: Nailed it! at Sewell Mill Library & Cultural Center on Thursday, February 20, 2 pm – 3 pm. Put your book folding skills to the test and decorate a hedgehog during this edition of “Nailed it!” 770-509-2711

Family Game Day at Windy Hill Library on Thursday, February 20, 2 pm – 4 pm. Enjoy a Mid-Winter Break afternoon of family fun with board games and group activities. This program is intended for school-age children with intellectual, developmental or physical disabilities, but all are welcome to join us. 770-528-2677

Virtual Reality Pictionary at Gritters Library on Thursday, February 20, 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm. Take your artistry and gaming skills to the next level with this VR version of the board game classic. Registration required. Click here to register, or call 770-528-2524.

Elephant and Piggie Party at Mountain View Regional Library on Thursday, February 20, 2:30 pm – 3:30 pm. Celebrate Mo Willems’ birthday with crafts, games, and a photobooth. 770-509-4964.

Be AWESOME Today at Vinings Library on Thursday, February 20, 3 pm – 4 pm. Be creative by drawing, doodling and scribbling from books. 770-801-5330

School Break Book Club at Kemp Memorial Library on Thursday, February 20, 3:30 pm – 5 pm. Tweens will be discussing The Last Grand Adventure by Rebecca Behrens. Space is limited. Registration is required. 770-528-2527

STEAM Cubs School Age Program at East Cobb Library on Thursday, February 20, 4 pm – 5 pm. Kids in grades K – 5 will participate in a hands-on STEAM program. Registration is required. To register, please call 770-509-2730.

Make it Thursday: Spinning Top Doodle Art at Powder Springs Library on Thursday, February 20, 4 pm – 5 pm. We will be using markers and old CDs to create a spinning top to create artistic masterpieces. Ages 5-9. 770-439-3600

String Figures at Sweetwater Valley Library on Friday, February 21, 3 pm – 4 pm. We’ll see how different cultures from all across the world have come up with their own ways of making string figures. 770-819-3290

Build a Rollercoaster at South Cobb Regional Library on Friday, February 21, 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm. Kids ages 5 and up will put their engineering skills to the test. 678-398-5828

Jazz Concert at Vinings Library on Saturday, February 22, 2 pm – 3 pm. Celebrate Black History Month with a program featuring compositions by Black Jazz composers performed by The Whitefield Academy Jazz Band. There will be a reception following the concert. 770-801-5330

UneXplained with Georgia Paranormal Investigators at South Cobb Regional Library on Saturday, February 22, 2 pm – 3 pm. Learn about aliens, crop circles and more with The Paranormal Georgia Investigators. 678-398-5828

For more events and activities visit www.cobbcat.org

Mid-Winter Break 2020 Events @ Cobb County Public Libraries
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