Marathon-County-Public-Library-Exterior-1Need a place to take the kids to get them out of the house over spring break? The Marathon County Public Library Wausau headquarters and Rothschild branches are offering several spring break programs for kids and tweens.

Children (grades K-5) are invited to create craft projects on March 30 from 11:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Marathon County Public Library Wausau Headquarters, 300 N. First St., Wausau. Project ideas and supplies will be provided by the library. This event is part of the library’s spring break series. Free and open to children in grades K-5.

Tweens (grades 3-5) can create Rainbow Loom artwork and jewelry at 6:00 p.m. on March 31, at the Marathon County Public Library Rothschild Branch, 211 N. Grand Ave., Rothschild. Tweens can make colorful, woven rubber band artwork and jewelry using Rainbow Loom, winner of the 2014 TOTY, the toy industry’s toy of the year award. Library staff will demonstrate basic weaving techniques and ideas, and kids can create their own projects to take home. All supplies will be provided. The event is free and open to tweens. No registration is required. For more information, call 715-359-6208

School-aged children (grades K-5) are invited to the library to explore computer coding on April 1 at the Marathon County Public Library Wausau Headquarters, 300 N. First St., Wausau. Children will learn about coding with a “Frozen” themed activity made available by code.org, and will move Anna and Elsa across the ice using computer blocks. Coding games and activities without using computers will also be available for those waiting, as ten computers will only be available at a time. Two sessions will be available at 1:00 and 3:00 p.m. Free and open to children in grades K-5. Call 715-261-7220 for more information.

Children (grades K-5) are invited to a special Spring Break LEGO Club on April 2 from 11:30a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Marathon County Public Library Wausau Headquarters, 300 N. First St., Wausau. LEGO blocks and ideas will be provided, and children are also encouraged to brainstorm and build their own unique LEGO creation. This event is part of the library’s spring break series. Free and open to children in grades K-5. For more information, call 715-261-7220.

All programming is free and open to the public. For more information, call 715-261-7200 or go online to at the Marathon County Public Library.

Contributed by: Marathon County Public Library