Christmas is just a few days away.

Students get weeks off of school for the holiday.

Here is a list of what students and families can do together when they are not attending family gatherings and ripping open presents.

WINTER WONDERLAND PARTY, 2 p.m. Dec. 21, White River Branch, 1664 Library Blvd., Greenwood. Seasonal themed crafts, games and food. Register at

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NEW YEAR’S AROUND THE WORLD, 4:30 p.m. Dec. 28, Trafalgar Branch. Learn about the celebrations of the Chinese, Thai and Jewish people. Register at

HAPPY NOON YEAR, 11:30 a.m. Dec. 29, Franklin Branch and 11:30 a.m. Dec. 30, Clark-Pleasant Branch. Ring in the New Year at noon.

CRAFTY KIDS CLUB, 4 to 5:30 p.m. fourth Tuesdays, Trafalgar library, 424 Tower St., free, crafts, 878-9560,

PEEWINKLE CHRISTMAS AT THE PUPPET STUDIO, through Dec. 28, Peewinkle Puppet Studio, Indiana State Museum, 650 S. Washington St., Indianapolis. Christmas marionette variety show that is hosted by two crazy mice that live in a piano. Uplifting music and audience participation.