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Celebrate Black History Month in Cobb

Library branches in West Cobb, East Cobb, Marietta and South Cobb have a number of free events planned for the public.

Cobb County libraries have various exciting and family-friendly events planned around the county in February to celebrate African American History Month. All events are free and open to the public.

  • African American History Month Film Festival (West Cobb Regional Library, 1750 Dennis Kemp Ln., Kennesaw)
    • 3 p.m., Feb. 2: Rodgers and Hammerstein's Cinderella
    • 3 p.m., Feb. 9: Joyful Noise
    • 3 p.m., Feb. 16: Men in Black III
    • 3 p.m., Feb. 23: The Help
  • Third Annual African American History Month Celebration (Central Library, 266 Roswell St., Marietta)
    • 2 p.m., Feb. 9: Performers include Ravan Durr, the AL Burruss Unity Drummers, Rev. Cassandra Marcus and the South Cobb High School Platinum Steppers.
  • African American Heritage film series (Central Library, 266 Roswell St., Marietta)
    • 5:30 p.m., Feb. 11: Hallelujah!
    • 6 p.m., Feb. 18: Jackie Robinson Story
    • 5:30 p.m., Feb. 25: Their Eyes Were Watching God
  • African American History Month Program (South Cobb Regional Library, 805 Clay Rd., Mableton)
    • 3:30 p.m., Feb. 20: Special program celebrating with books, songs and music. Ages 5 and older.
  • African American History Month celebration (East Cobb Library, 4880 Lower Roswell Rd., Marietta)
    • 3:30 p.m., Feb. 27: Enjoy African American folktales and stories, songs, a short film and craft. Ages 3 and older.

For more information, visit cobbcounty.org/library.

Editor's note: This was prepared by Cobb County Government.

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