Mid-Columbia Libraries putting on kids events

The annual "Warm Up with Cool Books" program, sponsored by Service Corps-AmeriCorps, begins soon.

Events this year will celebrate heritage by introducing children to different cultures with fun travel-themed books, activities, crafts and games.

The events run 12:30 to 2:30 p.m., and from 2:45 to 4:15 p.m. Dec. 27 and 29 at the Mid-Columbia Libraries branches in Benton City, Kennewick, Keewaydin Park, Pasco, West Richland.