BELOIT - The Beloit Public Library, 605 Eclipse Blvd., has events planned throughout January. All events are free and open to the public. More information is available online at www.beloitlibrary.org. Note that the library will be closed on Jan. 1.

• Winter Reading Challenge - Curl up with a good book and win prizes. Stop by the library to enter.

• Baby Play Date - 10 a.m. on Thursdays. For babies 2 and younger; siblings welcome.

• Crafternoon - 1-3 p.m. on Jan. 4 and 18. For adults.

• Music and Movement Story Time - 10 a.m. on Mondays. Read, sing and move your body. For ages 2-6. Siblings are welcome.

• Evening Story Time - 6:30-7:30 p.m. on Jan. 6. For all ages. Families are encouraged to attend together. Pajamas are optional. Stories, songs and a craft.

• Lego Club - 6-7:30 p.m. on Jan. 6. For ages 6-18. Blocks provided. Legos cannot be taken home.

• #TeenScene - 5:30 p.m. on Jan. 7. Drop-in maker activities for ages 12-18. Theme is "Smoothies."

• Hygge Evening - 6-8 p.m. on Jan. 7. Relax with a book, puzzle, craft or coloring.

• Preschool Story Time - 10 a.m. on Wednesdays. For ages 6 and younger.

• Gaming Club - 5:30 p.m. on Wednesdays. All ages welcome.

• FABL Film Night: "Yesterday" - 6 p.m. on Jan. 8. For adults.

• Stateline Night Writers - 6-8 p.m. on Wednesdays. For adults.

• Memory Cafe: Sock Hop - 9:30-11 a.m. on Jan. 9. For those with memory loss.

• Arts and Crafts - 4:15-5:15 p.m. on Jan. 9. For ages 6-12. Melted crayon suncatchers.

• Winter Sowing - 10 a.m.-noon on Jan. 11. Make-and-take workshop with Larry Scheunemann.

• Australia Travel Talk - 6-7:30 p.m. on Jan. 14. Greg Buchanan will share his travels.

• Broadway & Hollywood: Great Musicals: "The Glenn Miller Story" - 6 p.m. on Jan. 14. For adults.

• SDB Story Time - 10-11:30 a.m. on Jan. 18. Beloit School District 4K staff will share stories with families. All are welcome.

• Picture This! - 2-4 p.m. on Jan. 18. Learn about the Caldecott Award and vote for your favorite picture book. For ages 12 and younger.

• Tea with Tubman - 2-4 p.m. on Jan. 20. Historic reenactment of Harriet Tubman.

• 4th Wednesday Book Discussion - 7-9 p.m. on Jan. 22. "Origin" by Dan Brown.

• Winterfest - 1-4 p.m. on Jan. 25. Winter-themed crafts, games and snacks.

• Chess Club - 2 p.m. on Jan. 25. For ages 8 and up. Learn the game or watch others. Instructors available.

• Mondays Can Be Murder - 6-7 p.m. New book discussion group for mystery lovers. "The Body in the Library" by Agatha Christie.