Children and their families are invited to create hero themed arts and crafts. All supplies will be provided.
Tue., 7/28/15, 1:30pm – 2:30pm @ MCPL Stratford , 400 North Fourth Avenue, Stratford, Wisconsin 54484
"Unlimited possibilities @ your library" "" school-age children are invited to construct buildings out of spaghetti and marshmallows. Use your creativity, imagination, and engineering skills to build the tallest, widest, or weirdest building!
Children can practice their reading skills by reading stories out loud to some well-behaved dogs from Therapy Dogs of Central Wisconsin!
Wed., 7/29/15, 1:00pm – 2:00pm @ MCPL Mosinee , 123 Main Street, Mosinee, Wisconsin 54455
Ever wonder how you can help animals in need? Come to the Mosinee Branch to learn about the Humane Society of Marathon County. Find out how the organization promotes the welfare of local animals and how you can get involved.
Wed., 7/29/15, 2:00pm – 3:00pm @ MCPL Edgar , 224 South Third Avenue, Edgar, Wisconsin 54426
Children of all ages are invited to create some craft projects and meet various "Heroes of Edgar" including a police officer, a firefighter, a teacher and others.
Children of all ages and their families are invited to build creative projects using LEGO® blocks! Blocks will be provided.
Sun., 8/2/15 – Sun., 8/9/15 @ Wisconsin Valley Fair , 1201 Stewart Avenue, Wausau, Wisconsin 54401
MCPL Staff will be at the Wisconsin Valley Fair! Visit us in the Exhibition Building starting at 12 on Tuesday. We will be offering daily crafts for our visitors.
Sun., 8/2/15, 1:30pm – 4:30pm @ MCPL Wausau , 300 North First Street, Wausau, Wisconsin 54403
Antiques expert Mark Moran is coming back to MCPL Wausau! Moran has more than three decades of experience buying and selling antiques and is coming to the library to appraise your antiques - and this time with no registration fees! There is a limit of one appraisal per person and registration is required. Call 715-261-7230 for more information. ... (read more)
Families, please join us for an evening family story time this summer. Children can wear their pajamas and bring their favorite stuffed toy. No registration required.
Tue., 8/4/15, 9:00am – 10:00am @ MCPL Spencer , 105 Park Street, Spencer, Wisconsin 54479
Pam Resech, DNR Natural Resources Educator, will focus on the similarities between the Mead Wildlife and the McMillan Marsh including recreational activities and the wildlife that call this home. ... (read more)
Tue., 8/4/15, 6:30pm – 7:30pm @ MCPL Wausau , 300 North First Street, Wausau, Wisconsin 54403
Teen Advisory Group (TAG) is a chance for teens to have a say in program decisions and volunteer at the library. TAG meetings are for members only, but teens can apply by completing the forms at www.mcpl.us/teenzone/tag.
Thu., 8/6/15, 6:00pm – 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau , 300 North First Street, Wausau, Wisconsin 54403
Who is the mightiest superhero of them all? Can Batman defeat Superman or anyone else? Would the Incredible Hulk crush all competition? This is your chance to present "evidence" in ... (read more)
Knitters of all ages and experience levels are invited to gather for a night of creation and socializing. The library will provide pattern books and other resources, and knitters are invited to bring their own supplies. ... (read more)
Thu., 8/6/15, 7:00pm – 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau , 300 North First Street, Wausau, Wisconsin 54403
Young adult (YA) literature isn't just for teens! Adults are invited to join our YA librarian for discussions of popular teen novels from the last couple of years. August's book will be "These Broken Stars" by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner.
Sat., 8/8/15, 10:30am – 11:30am @ MCPL Wausau , 300 North First Street, Wausau, Wisconsin 54403
Families and children are invited to hear stories and create art together using all kinds of dots and other circular materials. All materials will be provided; free and open to the public.
Mon., 8/10/15, 2:00pm – 4:30pm @ MCPL Wausau , 300 North First Street, Wausau, Wisconsin 54403
Join us for a free classic movie and bring your popcorn! "The Red Shoes" is cinema’s quintessential backstage drama, as well as one of the most glorious Technicolor feasts ever ... (read more)
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "All the Light We Cannot See" by Anthony Doerr. ... (read more)
Tue., 8/11/15, 1:00pm – 7:50pm @ Wausau Outdoor Pools , , Wausau, Wisconsin
Family members are invited to swim at Wausau's outdoor pools for free with a library card, thanks to a partnership with Wausau and Marathon County Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department. One card is good for the entire family.
Tue., 8/11/15, 2:00pm – 3:00pm @ MCPL Hatley , 435 Curtis Avenue, Hatley, Wisconsin 54440
Each month book club participants discuss a featured selection. For August, Bombshell by Catherine Coulter is the featured selection. The publisher summary states, "FBI Special Agent Griffin Hammersmith, last seen ... (read more)
Tue., 8/11/15, 6:30pm – 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau , 300 North First Street, Wausau, Wisconsin 54403
Join us for an interactive musical lecture on the history of the Negro spiritual! Dr. Naima Johnston-Bush will guide the audience through the development of the Spiritual with a capella ... (read more)
Wed., 8/12/15, 12:00pm – 1:00pm @ MCPL Wausau , 300 North First Street, Wausau, Wisconsin 54403
Bring your lunch to MCPL Wausau and learn from local and regional experts on a variety of topics! Mark Treinen, executive editor of Daily Herald Media, will provide a behind-the-scenes ... (read more)
Wed., 8/12/15, 1:00pm – 2:45pm @ MCPL Wausau , 300 North First Street, Wausau, Wisconsin 54403
Children and families are invited to watch "Big Hero 6 " in the children's aquarium room. Rated PG. 102 min. Note: This event takes the place of the quot;Monsters vs Aliens " showing originally scheduled for the same date and time.
Wed., 8/12/15, 6:00pm – 7:00pm @ MCPL Stratford , 400 North Fourth Avenue, Stratford, Wisconsin 54484
School-aged children are invited to make a variety of washi tape crafts! Children can use this decorative masking tape to decorate magnets, pencils, bookmarks and other materials. All supplies and materials will be provided.
Thu., 8/13/15, 11:30am – 12:30pm @ MCPL Edgar , 224 South Third Avenue, Edgar, Wisconsin 54426
The book Unbroken is a story of a hell raiser, who eventually became one of the greatest American track and field stars, competing in the Berlin Olympics in 1936. As ... (read more)
Thu., 8/13/15, 6:00pm – 7:00pm @ MCPL Hatley , 435 Curtis Avenue, Hatley, Wisconsin 54440
Come and listen to Josie Pingel as she shares her recent travels in Italy, including Rome, Milan, Sorrento, Naples, Turin and the Amalfi Coast! During this photo-filled presentation, Pingel will ... (read more)
Thu., 8/13/15, 6:30pm – 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau , 300 North First Street, Wausau, Wisconsin 54403
Tweens! Design a book bag or a journal, and learn what being grateful really means. Get inspired by some positive quotes, and think about the things for which you are ... (read more)
Thu., 8/13/15, 6:30pm – 7:30pm @ MCPL Athens , 221 Caroline Street, Athens, Wisconsin 54411
Sat., 8/15/15, 10:30am – 12:30pm @ MCPL Wausau , 300 North First Street, Wausau, Wisconsin 54403
Celebrate the everyday hero within you at this congratulatory party for our summer readers. We'll have stories, art and craft projects, games, building materials, and other projects for you. We ... (read more)
Mon., 8/17/15, 1:00pm – 2:00pm @ MCPL Stratford , 400 North Fourth Avenue, Stratford, Wisconsin 54484
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "The Other Typist" by Suzanne Rindell. Working as a typist for the NYC Police Department in 1923, Rose Baker documents ... (read more)
Mon., 8/17/15, 6:30pm – 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau , 300 North First Street, Wausau, Wisconsin 54403
Join the Women's Night Out book club for a lively discussion of "The River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt's Darkest Journey." After losing the 1912 presidential election, Roosevelt and his ... (read more)
Thu., 8/20/15, 3:00pm – 4:00pm @ MCPL Wausau , 300 North First Street, Wausau, Wisconsin 54403
Marathon County school librarians, administrators and teachers are invited to meet the library's youth services staff. Educators will learn about what the public library can do to support their students' information literacy needs.
Thu., 8/20/15, 6:00pm – 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau , 300 North First Street, Wausau, Wisconsin 54403
Turn something old - a bottle, can or vase - into something new by creating a rope vase! We'll show you how to create a textured vase using different colors ... (read more)
Mon., 8/24/15, 2:00pm – 4:00pm @ MCPL Wausau , 300 North First Street, Wausau, Wisconsin 54403
Join us for a free classic movie and bring your popcorn (and for this one, your tissues too)! "Make Way for Tomorrow" is director Leo McCarey's enormously moving depiction of ... (read more)
Wed., 8/26/15, 11:00am – 12:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild , 211 North Grand Avenue, Rothschild, Wisconsin 54474
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "The Book Thief" by Markus Zusak. ... (read more)
Wed., 8/26/15, 12:00pm – 1:30pm @ 400 Block , 400 North Fourth Street, Wausau, Wisconsin 54403
Thu., 8/27/15, 6:00pm – 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau , 300 North First Street, Wausau, Wisconsin 54403
Teens (grades 6-12) are invited to a free movie on the library's third floor! ... (read more)
Thu., 8/27/15, 7:00pm – 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau , 300 North First Street, Wausau, Wisconsin 54403
Do you love comic books? Through our Summer Library Program theme of heroes and superheroes, MCPL Wausau is starting a discussion group for fans of comics and graphic novels. The ... (read more)