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9 Monday

LEGO!: We provide the LEGOs, you provide the creativity! Join other LEGO enthusiasts and see what you can create from the bottom up!

Atkinson Library, 1960 W. Atkinson Ave., Milwaukee

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Pajama Story Time: Families with young children are invited to have fun sharing stories, songs and rhymes designed to develop early literacy skills and encourage a love of reading. Come dressed in your coziest PJs and bring a stuffed animal friend.

East Library, 2320 N. Cramer St., Milwaukee

6:30 to 7 p.m.

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Preschool Story Time: Preschoolers are invited for fun stories, songs and finger plays designed to help them develop important literacy skills needed prior to learning how to read. Child care centers are welcome.

Villard Square Library, 5190 N. 35th St., Milwaukee

5:30 to 6:15 p.m.

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Retzer Rangers: Let it Snow: Discover the amazing beauty of snowflakes and ice crystals. We will read about how a photographer found how unique they are! For kids ages 5-7

Retzer Nature Center, S14 W28167 Madison St., Waukesha

4:30 to 5:30 p.m.

$4, Register by Friday, January 6.

262-896-8007

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10 Tuesday

Crafternoon: See what you can create with a varied selection of craft materials. Make a gift or something just for you!

Tippecanoe Library, 3912 S. Howell Ave., Milwaukee

4 to 5 p.m.

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Preschool Story Time at Central Library: See January 9 listing for description.

Central Library, 814 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee

10:30 to 11:15 a.m.

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Wee Wonders: Let the Wind Blow: Get outdoors and enjoy winter as we brave the blustery north winds. This is a good time to try a pair of snowshoes on this snowy walk. For ages 2-4.

Retzer Nature Center, S14 W28167 Madison St., Waukesha

9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

$4, Register by Friday, January 6.

262-896-8007

waukeshacounty.gov

11 Wednesday

Handprint Unity Wreath: Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King's life by creating your own hand print unity wreath.

Zablocki Library, 3501 W. Oklahoma Ave., Milwaukee

4 p.m.

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Playgroup with Stories at Central Library: A 20-minute storytime for children and their parent or guardian is followed by open play time with a variety of age-appropriate, educational toys. For children ages 2 and under with a parent or guardian.

Central Library, 814 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee

9:30 to 11 a.m.

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12 Thursday

Playgroup with Stories: See January 11 listing for description.

Capitol Library, 3969 N. 74th St., Milwaukee

10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

East Library, 2320 N. Cramer St., Milwaukee

10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

Zablocki Library, 3501 W. Oklahoma Ave., Milwaukee

10:30 to 11:30 a.m.

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Preschool Story Time: See January 9 listing for description.

Atkinson Library, 1960 W. Atkinson Ave., Milwaukee

10:30 to 11:15 a.m.

Bay View Library, 2566 S. Kinnickinnic Ave., Milwaukee

10:30 to 11 a.m.

Capitol Library, 3969 N. 74th St., Milwaukee

10 to 10:30 a.m.

Forest Home Library, 1432 W. Forest Home Ave., Milwaukee

10:30 to 11:15 a.m.

Martin Luther King Library, 310 W. Locust St., Milwaukee

10 to 10:30 a.m.

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13 Friday

First Stage presents: Welcome to Bronzeville: The Wisconsin Cycle, First Stage's new play development initiative honoring the local history and heritage of Wisconsin, presents this play set in 1957 about a young African American man struggling to find his place in his home and community. This play is suggested for families with young people ages 8 and up.

Marcus Center's Todd Wehr Theater, 929 N. Water St., Milwaukee

7 p.m.

Tickets start at $15.

414-273-7206

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