The Marathon County Public Library will host several events in the coming weeks at its various libraries.
Teens interested in volunteering, socializing with other teens and planning programs the library offers can join the Teen Advisory Group at the Marathon County Public Library. MCPL will offer monthly meetings beginning Jan. 8 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at its Wausau Headquarters, 300 N. First St., Wausau. TAG will meet on the first Tuesday of each month through May 7. Call 715-261-7230 for more info.
Children of all ages and their families are invited to build creative projects using LEGO blocks on Jan. 12 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Rothschild Branch, 211 Grand Ave., Rothschild. Free, with all blocks provided. Future sessions will be held on Feb. 9, March 9, April 13 and May 11. Call 715-359-6208 for more info.
Adults can learn how to access free e-books and audiobooks using their library card and their smartphone or tablet during a free class on Jan. 14 from 6:30-8 p.m. at the Wausau Headquarters, 300 N. First St., Wausau. A second, identical class will be held on Jan. 15 from 2:30-4 p.m. Free, with registration required. Call 715-261-7230 for more info or to register.
Sarah D’Acquisto from the Wausau Police Department and Brenda Bayer, advocate for The Women’s Community, will talk about the myths and truths of human trafficking in central Wisconsin on Jan. 15 from 6-8 p.m. at the Wausau Headquarters, 300 N. First St., Wausau. Intended for teens and adults only. Free. For more info, call 715-261-7230.
NEW! Kids and families can attend the Marathon County Public Library’s next Family Film Friday on Jan. 18 from 2-3:30 p.m. at the library’s Wausau Headquarters, 300 N. First St., Wausau! MCPL will screen the 2017 big screen adaptation of the “Captain Underpants” book series. Free. Rated PG. Call 715-261-7220 for more info.
Photos courtesy MCPL.