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Summer library programs, June 17-23

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June 19

Read Books and Juggle Everything Else (MCPL Spencer)
Prepare to be amazed when Truly Remarkable Loon thrills audiences with his juggling act on June 19 from 10-11 a.m. at the Marathon County Public Library’s Spencer Branch, 105 S. Park St., Spencer. There will be plenty of audience participation and kids can learn how to get started juggling! Free and open to the public. Call 715-659-3996 for more info.

Zoozort (MCPL Wausau)
Folks of all ages will enjoy Zoozort, a hands-on, interactive program featuring live, wild animals on June 19 from 10:30-11:30 a.m. and again from 2-3 p.m. at the Marathon County Public Library’s Wausau Headquarters, 300 N. First St., Wausau. Kids will learn about the habitat, diet and adaptations of certain animals and about respecting the environment. Free! Call 715-261-7220 for more info.

Slide Into Summer (MCPL Rothschild)
Sing songs, play games, hear summer-themed tales and have fun creating a snail from a variety of craft materials on June 19 from 10:30-11:30 a.m. at the Marathon County Public Library’s Rothschild Branch, 211 Grand Ave., Rothschild. Free, with all supplies provided. Call 715-359-6208 for more information.

Read Books and Juggle Everything Else (MCPL Hatley)
Truly Remarkable Loon will amaze audiences with his thrilling juggling act on June 19 from 2-3 p.m. at the Marathon County Public Library’s Hatley Branch, 435 Curtis Ave., Hatley. Kids can participate in the show and learn how to get started juggling! Free and open to the public. Call 715-446-3537 for more info.

PAWS to Read (MCPL Rothschild)
Children can read to a friendly pup during “PAWS to Read” on June 19 from 6-7 p.m. at the MCPL Rothschild Branch, 211 Grand Ave., Rothschild. Kids can practice and improve their literary skills by reading aloud to a well-behaved therapy dog, provided by Therapy Dogs of Central Wisconsin. Free, with no registration required. For more info, call 715-359-6208.

June 20

Read Books and Juggle Everything Else (MCPL Athens)
Spend part of your summer day being amazed by the juggling talents of Truly Remarkable Loon on June 20 from 10-11 a.m. at the Marathon County Public Library’s Athens Branch, 221 Caroline St., Athens. Kids can participate in the show and learn how to get started juggling! Free and open to the public. Call 715-257-7292 for more info.

Shake, Shimmy and Dance Story Time (MCPL Rothschild)
Kids and families can hear a variety of stories, then stick around for music and fun movement and dance activities during the Shake, Shimmy and Dance Story Time on June 20 from 10:30-11:30 a.m. at the Marathon County Public Library’s Rothschild Branch, 211 Grand Ave., Rothschild. Free and open to the public! Call 715-359-6208 for more info.

Summer Craft Day (MCPL Marathon City)
Kids can celebrate children’s music in a fun and unique way by making crafts based on popular children’s songs on June 20 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Marathon County Public Library’s Marathon City Branch, 515 Washington St., Marathon City.  Free, with all supplies provided. For more information, call 715-443-2775.

Read Books and Juggle Everything Else (MCPL Stratford)
Kids and families can enjoy the juggling talents of Truly Remarkable Loon during a free performance on June 20 from 1:30-2:30 p.m. at the Marathon County Public Library’s Stratford Branch, 400 N. Fourth Ave, Stratford. Kids can participate in the show and learn how to get started juggling! Free and open to the public. Call 715-687-4420 for more info.

June 21

Read Books and Juggle Everything Else (MCPL Rothschild)
Truly Remarkable Loon will offer two free performances of his amazing juggling act on June 21 from 11 a.m. to noon and again from 1:30-2:30 p.m. at the Marathon County Public Library’s Rothschild Branch, 211 Grand Ave., Rothschild. Kids can participate in the show and learn how to get started juggling! Free and open to the public. Call 715-359-6208 for more info.

PAWS to Read (MCPL Wausau)
The Marathon County Public Library will offer its “PAWS to Read” program on June 21 from 1-2:30 p.m. at its Wausau Headquarters, 300 N. First St., Wausau. Kids can practice and improve their literacy skills by reading aloud to a well-behaved therapy dog, provided by Therapy Dogs of Central Wisconsin. Visit any time during the set time period. Free, with no registration required. For more info, call 715-261-7220.

June 22

I Wanna Rock (MCPL Marathon City)
Children can show off their creative side by decorating their own cardboard guitar on June 22 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Marathon County Public Library’s Marathon City Branch, 515 Washington St., Marathon City. Free, with all supplies provided. Call 715-443-2775 for more information.

LEGO Block Party (MCPL Marathon City)
Kids and families can stop in to the Marathon County Public Library for a LEGO Block Party on June 22 from 1-3 p.m. at the Marathon City Branch, 515 Washington St., Marathon City. Children of all ages and their families can design and build creative structures using LEGOs. Free and open to the public. For more information, call 715-443-2775.

Sound Stations (MCPL Rothschild)
Children in grades K-3 can learn all about sound through a variety of interactive activities on June 22 from 2-4 p.m. at the Marathon County Public Library’s Rothschild Branch, 211 Grand Ave., Rothschild. Kids can make rain sticks and rubber band guitars and play games like “Guess the Sound” and “Telephone.” Free! Call 715-359-6208 for more info.

June 23

LEGO Block Party (MCPL Wausau)
Kids and families can spend a few hours playing and building with LEGO blocks on June 23 from 1:30-3:30 p.m. at the Marathon County Public Library’s Wausau Headquarters, 300 N. First St., Wausau. Children of all ages and their families can design and build creative structures using LEGOs. Free and open to the public. For more information, call 715-261-7220.

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