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RACINE — The Racine Public Library, 75 Seventh St., is offering these free events:

Maker Monday, 9 a.m.-noon Monday, Dec. 11. Attendees may see the library’s 3D printer in action, check out the latest verison of Windows and ask questions about devices.

“Take the Green Living Challenge — Food and Environment: Food Choices that Protect Earth,” 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 11. Amy Macemon, a nutrition specialist and director of the Greater Racine Food Council, will discuss how choices of food affect the environment, the cost of meat eating and the importance of buying local food. Macemon will also offer a full explanation of fair trade and where to purchase fair trade foods.

Teen Advisory Council, 6:30-8 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 12. Teens may brainstorm library events and parties, suggest books, movies, music and get community service hours.

Manga Art Club, 5-6 p.m. Thursday, Dec. 14. Teens in grades nine through 12 can share drawing tips, give each other feedback and try various art styles.

Repair Cafe, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16. Volunteer repair experts will be on hand to make possible repairs on broken things people bring to the library. Examples include toasters, lamps, hair dryers, clothes, bikes, toys, crockery, etc. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library to help reduce waste.

Lego Club, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 16. Children may play in the library’s Lego room. Children ages 7 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. Parents must sign in their children.

For more information, call 262-636-9217 or go to A valid library card is required.


WATERFORD — The Waterford Public Library, 101 N. River St., will offer these free events:

Crafts and Carols, 10-11 a.m. Monday, Dec. 11. Morning of make-it, take-it holiday crafts and music for children ages 2 to 5.

Holiday Music at the Library, 4:30-6 p.m. Friday, Dec. 15.

To register or for more information, call 262-534-3988 or go to



Alyssa Mauk covers breaking news and courts. She enjoys hanging out with her daughter, gaming on her XBOX One, comic books and heavy metal music.

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