LIBRARY PROGRAMS | faith and community

RACINE — The Racine Public Library, 75, rue Septième, offers these events:

“Make Stuff: Build-A-Puzzle,” 6-8 p.m. Wednesday, September 21. Customers can turn a photo of their choice into a puzzle. They should bring a 4 inch by 4 inch photo to be laser engraver scanned for a cut out puzzle.

Talk-Like-a-Pirate Scavenger Hunt Day, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday, September 19.

Pop-Up Arcade, 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. on Tuesday, September 20. Patrons get together with other players for a low-key after-school gathering.

Pizza Party, from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, September 22. Patrons receive a free pizza and can meet other library users and hear about other events and activities.

Spice It Up, 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday, September 21. Once a month customers receive a spice packet with recipe ideas, fun facts and the spice itself. Go to the staff office on the second floor to pick up a sample. The spice of the month for September is garlic powder.

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“How to Get Started on Wills and Estate Planning,” 10-11:30 a.m. Thursday, September 22. Clients will learn about joint probate, probate court, guardianship and simple estate planning. Questions will be answered.

“Radio in the 1950s: From the Golden Age to the Age of Television,” 6-7:30 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 22 via Zoom. Steve Darnall explains how the rise of television has led many of radio’s biggest stars and shows to migrate from their audio-only medium to the new audiovisual genres that are emerging.

For more information on story hours and other ongoing events at the library, go to or call 262-636-9217. Some programs require registration.

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