Children of all ages and their families are invited to build creative projects using LEGO blocks on Dec. 23 from 3-6 p.m. at the Marathon County Public Library’s Hatley Branch, 435 Curtis Ave., Hatley. All blocks will be provided. Call 715-446-3537 for more info.


Kids can bring their stuffed friend to the library for a stuffed animal sleepover on Dec. 26 from 6:30-7:30 p.m. at the Rothschild Branch, 211 Grand Ave., Rothschild. Hear bedtime stories, then leave your stuffed friend for an overnight sleepover! Pick them up on Dec. 27 starting at 10 a.m. and hear all about the night they had. Free. For more info, call 715-359-6208.


They say there are no two snowflakes alike, and kids can test their creativity by making cut-out paper snowflakes on Dec. 27 from 1-5 p.m. at the Hatley Branch, 435 Curtis Ave., Hatley. Free, with all supplies provided. For more info, call 715-446-3537.


Patrons of all ages are invited to play a variety of board games and card games on Dec. 28 from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the Rothschild Branch, 211 Grand Ave., Rothschild. Games will range from classics that everyone knows and loves to new games that may become your new favorite! Free. For more info, call 715-359-6208.


All ages are invited to drop in and play a variety of card games in honor of National Card Playing Day on Dec. 28 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Hatley Branch, 435 Curtis Ave., Hatley. Free, with playing cards provided. For more info, call 715-446-3537.


Kids and families can put their problem-solving skills to the test by trying to escape from two different winter-themed escape rooms on Dec. 30 and 31 at the Hatley Branch, 435 Curtis Ave., Hatley. Families can sign up for a time slot and must arrive 15 minutes prior to their time to receive their gaming instructions. Free, with registration required. Call 715-446-3537 to register.


Naturalist, humorist and educator David Stokes will sing songs, tell stories and show live animals during a winter-themed show for kids in grades K-5 and their families on Dec. 30 from 11 a.m. to noon and again from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the Wausau Headquarters, 300 N. First St., Wausau. Free. Call 715-261-7220 for more info.


Kids and their parents can ring in the New Year with a special story time on Dec. 31 from 10:30-11 a.m. at the Rothschild Branch, 211 Grand Ave., Rothschild. Hear stories, play games and make NYE-themed crafts! Free. For more info, call 715-359-6208.


Are you an upper-elementary or middle school-aged kid who loves Pokémon? Then attend the monthly Pokémon Club on Jan. 2 from 4-4:45 p.m. at the Wausau Headquarters, 300 N. First St., Wausau. The library offers different Pokémon activities each month, and you can play the card game with others! Free. Call 715-261-7220 for more info.


Children of all ages and their families are invited to build creative projects using LEGO blocks on Jan. 4 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Hatley Branch, 435 Curtis Ave., Hatley. All blocks will be provided. Call 715-446-3537 for more info.


Photos courtesy Marathon County Public Library.