School is out Monday, February 18 through Friday, February 22 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.
Mid-Winter Break Fun at Switzer Library all week from noon – 3 pm. We will be playing games and doing an hour long activity, followed by a movie at 1 pm. 770-528-2320.
- Monday, 2/18: Make Bird Feeders; Happy Feet (PG)
- Tuesday, 2/19: Ice and Friction; Smallfoot (PG)
- Wednesday, 2/20: Puppets; The Dark Crystal (PG)
- Thursday, 2/21: Fitness Games; Teen Titans Go! To the Movies (PG)
- Friday, 2/22: Karaoke; Spy Kids (PG)
Movie Monday at Windy Hill Library on February 18, 11 am – 1 pm. We will be screening The Gabby Douglas Story (G) in the Windy Hill Community Center meeting room. The movie is inspired by real life events following the life of U.S. Olympic winner Gabby Douglas. 770-528-2677.
Giant Floor Puzzles at Kennesaw Library on Monday, February 18, 1 pm – 2 pm. Make geometric floor puzzles by following one of our patterns, or create your own! 770-528-2529.
Evening Storytime at Vinings Library on Monday, 6:30 – 7:30 pm. Children of all ages get to hear a story and then participate in activities that can include parachute play, music, and crafts. 770-801-5330.
Bedtime Storytime at West Cobb Regional Library on Monday, 6:30 pm – 7 pm. We share stories, sing songs, and make crafts. 770-528-4966.
Taste of Africa and Cultural Performance at Switzer Library on Tuesday, February 19, 2:30 pm – 5 pm. This family friendly event will celebrate African delicacies and dancing. Feel free to bring along recipes for a recipe swap and then sit back and watch Switzer teens perform traditional African dances. 770-528-2320.
Teen Pop Culture Escape Room at Sewell Mill Library & Cultural Center on Tuesday, 3 pm – 4 pm. Teens in grades 6 – 12 will get to test their pop culture knowledge of past, present, and future trends. 770-509-2711.
Preschool STEM with Cobb 4-H at Mountain View Regional Library on Wednesday, February 20, 11 am – 11:30 am. Cobb 4-H instructor Kathleen McElroy opens a world of science to preschool aged children with hands on activities. The theme for this workshop is “States of Matter”. Space is limited. Click here to register. 770-509-2725.
Parachute Dance Party at Mountain View Regional Library on Wednesday, 1 pm – 2:30 pm. School-aged kids can come and dance their winter blues away with parachute play and craft-making. 770-509-2725.
Disney Family Trivia at Sewell Mill Library & Cultural Center on Wednesday, 3 pm – 4 pm. Kids of all ages will test their knowledge about Disney Princes, Princesses, and Heroes in this trivia contest. Come dressed as your favorite Disney character and see just how well you know your favorite Disney films. 770-509-2711.
Royal Tea with Fancy Nancy and Princess Cupcake Jones at Vinings Library on Wednesday, 6 pm – 8 pm. Our fancy tea party will consist of activities, tea, and cupcakes. 770-801-5330.
Winter Break Movie at Sewell Mill Library & Cultural Center on Thursday, February 21, 2 pm – 4pm. Watch the movie adaptation of the children’s fantasy book by Cressida Cowell, How to Train Your Dragon (PG). 770-509-2711.
Wonderlab – Straw Rockets at Mountain View Regional Library on Thursday, 3:30 pm – 4:30 pm. Kids get to explore, create, and investigate while building a rocket out of several ordinary household items. Click here to register. 770-509-2725.
Mid-Winter Break Buildapalooza at West Cobb Regional Library on Friday, February 22, 1 pm – 4 pm. Families will put their engineering skills to the test by building things with conventional and unconventional supplies. 770-528-4966.
Explore VR at South Cobb Regional Library on Friday, 2 pm – 4 pm. Our HTC Vive VR headset allows you to travel the globe, create 3D art, play games, ride virtual rollercoasters and more! Space is limited, so call 678-398-5831 or visit the Adult Reference Desk to reserve your spot. Ages 10 and up. 678-398-5828.
STEM Stories at Mountain View Regional Library on Saturday, February 23, 10:15 am – 11 am. Our interactive storytime gives preschoolers a chance to learn about a wide variety of topics through books and experiments. This event will include Kinetic vs. Potential Energy. 770-509-2725.
For more events visit www.cobbcat.org
Cobb County Public Libraries will be open Presidents Day, February 18, 2019 for regular Monday hours.