800px-MarathonCountyWisconsinLibraryWhat’s going on this week with the summer programs at the Marathon County Public Library:

Ongoing Summer Events

Family LEGO Club (Wausau and Rothschild)

Join us for Family LEGO Club! Design and build LEGO structures at the Marathon County Public Library. The club is free and open to the public, no registration is necessary. LEGO blocks will be provided. Sundays starting June 8, 1:30 p.m. at the Marathon County Public Library Wausau Headquarters, 300 N. First St., Wausau. Fridays starting June 13, 1:00 p.m. at the Rothschild Branch, 211 North Grand Avenue, Rothschild. For more information, call 715-261-7230.

Story Times

Family Story Time: Children and their families are invited for interactive stories and literacy building activities. Story times occur weekly except when preempted by concurring children’s events. Marathon County Public Library Wausau Headquarters, 300 N. First St., Wausau: Mondays at 10 a.m, Tuesdays at 9:45 a.m, Wednesdays at 10:30 a.m., Thursdays at 10:30 a.m., Saturdays at 10:30 a.m. Athens Branch: 221 Caroline St., Athens, Tuesdays at 10 a.m. Hatley Branch: 435 Curtis Ave., Hatley , Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. Rothschild Branch: 211 North Grand Ave. For more information, call 715-261-7230.

Play & Learn Story Time: Story times occur weekly except when preempted by concurring children’s events . Fridays, 9:30 a.m, at the Marathon County Public Library Wausau Headquarters, 300 N. First St., Wausau. Thursdays, 10:00 a.m. at the Hatley branch, 435 Curtis Ave, Hatley. For more information, call 715-261-7230.

Sweet Dreams: Wear pajamas and bring your stuffed animals! Mondays, 6:30 p.m. at the Marathon County Public Library Wausau Headquarters, 300 N. First St, Wausau. For more information, call 715-261-7230.

Read to a Therapy Dog

Children can practice their reading skills by reading aloud to the well-behaved dogs from Therapy Dogs of Central Wisconsin. Thursdays, starting June 12 at 1:00 p.m., at the Marathon County Public Library Wausau Headquarters, 300 N. First St., Wausau. Tuesdays, starting June 3 at 6:00 p.m., at the Marathon County Public Library Rothschild branch, 211 Grand Avenue, Rothschild. Free and open to the public. No registration required. For more information, call 715-359-6208 for the Rothschild branch or 715-261-7230 for the Wausau headquarters.

August 5, 2014

Colossal Fossils

Colossal Fossils will share its large collection of fossils and fossil replicas during this hands-on presentation for children of all ages! The program also will share regional prehistory and locations where fossils may be found. This event starts at 6:00 p.m. at the Marathon County Public Library Hatley Branch, 435 Curtis Ave, Hatley. Free and open to the public. For more information, please call 715-446-3537.

Pool Party

Free admission to the Wausau outdoor public pools with your library card. One card is good for the whole family! Valid from 1:00-7:50 p.m., Memorial Pool, 505 Memorial Park Road, and Schulenburg Pool, 1533 Summit Dr. For more information, please call 715-261-7230.

Robot Rampage

Kids can create their own “robots” using recyclable materials! Supplies provided, or bring your own recyclables. Free and open to grades 3-5. This event starts at 1:00 p.m. at the Marathon Public Library Marathon City Branch, 515 Washington St, Marathon City. For more information, please call 715-443 2775.

August 6, 2014

Craft Day

Children and their families are invited to the library for science-themed arts and crafts! All supplies will be provided. Free and open to the public. Event at the Marathon County Public Library Athens Branch, 221 Caroline St, Athens, at 10:00 a.m., and also a 10:00 a.m. event at the Marathon County Public Library Mosinee Branch, 123 Main St, Mosinee. For more information about the Athens event, please call 715-257-7292. For more information about the Mosinee event, please call 715-693-2144.