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. 15 from 10:30-11:30 a.m. at the Rothschild Branch, 211 Grand Ave., Rothschild. Free, no registration required. Call 715-359-6208 for more info.
Adults can attend monthly crafting nights throughout the winter and spring starting on Jan. 20 from 3-7 p.m. at the Hatley Branch, 435 Curtis Ave., Hatley. Come work on your own craft projects, trade ideas and socialize with others! Free. Future sessions to be held Feb. 17, March 16, April 20 and May 18. For more info, call 715-446-3537.
Knitters, crocheters and needle arts enthusiasts of all experience levels are invited to gather to work on their projects and socialize on Jan. 21 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Marathon City Branch, 515 Washington St., Marathon City. Free. Also will be held Feb. 18, March 17 and April 21. Call 715-443-2775 for more info.
From Jan. 21-25, kids in grades K-5 can experiment with 3-D pens at the Rothschild Branch, 211 Grand Ave., Rothschild. Drop in any time the branch is open to participate. Adults are also welcome to build and create with their kids. For more info, call 715-359-6208.
On Jan. 21, the library will offer a Pete the Cat-themed story time from 10:30-11:30 a.m. at its Hatley Branch, 435 Curtis Ave., Hatley. Hear stories from the Pete the Cat series and make a craft related to the books! Free. Call 715-446-3537 for more info.
Adults can learn how to sew with conductive thread and add LEDs to fabrics during a free DIY event on Jan. 22 from 1-1:45 p.m. at the Wausau Headquarters, 300 N. First St., Wausau. Basic knowledge of sewing is recommended but not required. Free, with registration required. To register, call 715-261-7230.
Adults can make a light-up stuffed animal or figure during a free needle arts workshop on Jan. 22 from 2-3:30 p.m. at the Wausau Headquarters, 300 N. First St., Wausau. Prior knowledge of sewing and experience working with LEDs and conductive thread is preferred. Registration required. Free. For more info or to register, call 715-261-7230.
JoAnn Janikowski, outreach specialist with the Alzheimer’s Association, will give a free informational presentation on legal and financial issues to plan for when a person is dealing with Alzheimer’s on Jan. 23 from 5:30-6:30 p.m. at the Mosinee Branch, 123 Main St., Mosinee. For more info, call 715-693-2144.
If you and your family will be attending Wausau Events’ Winter Fest on January 25, drop in to the Wausau Headquarters, 300 N. First St., Wausau, for a story time and winter craft event craft event from 10:30 a.m. until 3 p.m.! All supplies will be provided. For more info, call 715-261-7220.
Patrons of all ages are invited to play a variety of board games and card games on Jan. 25 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. Photos courtesy Marathon County Public Library.