The Marathon County Public Library will host several events in the coming weeks at its various libraries.
Children of all ages are invited to celebrate LEGO Block Month from Feb. 1-28 at the Edgar Branch, 224 S. Third Ave., Edgar. Drop in any time the branch is open in February to play and build with a variety of LEGO blocks. Free. Call 715-352-3155 for more info.
Adults can learn the basics of using Facebook during free classes on Feb. 4 from 6-8 p.m. and on Feb. 6 from 2-4 p.m. at the Wausau Headquarters, 300 N. First St., Wausau. Learn how to make an account, send friend requests and more. Free. Call 715-261-7230 for more info or to register.
Kids in grades K-5 can create items with duct tape on Feb. 5 from 4-7 p.m. at the Wausau Headquarters, 300 N. First St., Wausau. Make a wallet, pencil bag, bookmark and more using duct tape in a variety of colors and designs. Free. Call 715-261-7220 for more info.
People of all ages can make their own handmade Valentine’s Day cards Feb. 6-13 at the Mosinee Branch, 123 Main St., Mosinee. Stop in any time the branch is open to make your card, with all necessary supplies provided. For more info, call 715-693-2144.
NEW! The Marathon County Public Library will begin offering its next round of LENA Start sessions on Feb. 6 from noon-1 p.m. and on Feb. 7 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the library’s Wausau Headquarters, 300 N. First St., Wausau. Classes will be held weekly through May 1 and May 2, respectively. Parents who want to enroll in LENA Start (benefitting children ages 0-32 months) can contact Nicole Tank at 715-848-1457, email email@example.com or text 715-660-0397.
NEW! Everyone is invited to celebrate the 120th anniversary of the opening of Marathon County Public Library’s Mosinee Branch with a special presentation and celebration on Feb. 11 from 2-3 p.m. at the Mosinee Branch, 123 Main St., Mosinee. Free. Call 715-693-2144 for more info.
NEW! This Valentine’s Day, give a friend or loved one a card handmade at the Hatley Branch, 435 Curtis Ave., Hatley. Stop in anytime the branch is open from Feb. 9-14 to make your cards, with all supplies provided. Free. For more info, call 715-446-3537.
NEW! Hear stories about characters from the popular “Paw Patrol” TV series and make a craft related to the books during the next Family Adventure Night on Feb. 11 from 6-7 p.m. at the Edgar Branch, 224 S. Third Ave., Edgar. Free. Call 715-352-3155 for more info.
NEW! Learn additional tools for using Facebook by attending “Facebook Fundamentals-Part 2” on Feb. 11 from 6-8 p.m. or on Feb. 12 from 2-4 p.m. at the Wausau Headquarters, 300 N. First St., Wausau. Learn about chatting, sharing, account security and more. Free. Call 715-261-7230 for more info or to register.
NEW! Adults can use Sharpies and plain white tiles to create their own artistic marker-dyed coasters on Feb. 13 from 6 p.m.-7 p.m. at the Rothschild Branch, 211 Grand Ave., Rothschild. Free, with all supplies provided. Registration required. Call 715-359-6208 to register.
Photos courtesy MCPL.