Events for Children
Sat., 10/25/14, 10:00am – 12:00pm @ MCPL Marathon City
This event has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience. ... (read more)
Wausau Daily Herald employees will share their love of books by reading some of their favorite stories to children at 10am and 11am! Free books will be distributed to children six years of age and younger after each reading session. ... (read more)
Children of all ages and their families are invited to build creative projects using LEGO® blocks! Blocks will be provided.
Tue., 10/28/14, 10:30am – 11:30am @ MCPL Rothschild
Children and their families are invited to a special Family Story Time featuring fall and Halloween fun! Paint pumpkins and gourds, sing songs and hear stories. All ages are invited.
Tue., 10/28/14, 6:00pm – 7:00pm @ MCPL Stratford
Children and their families are invited to an evening of Halloween-themed stories and activities. Children are welcome to wear costumes! Presented in partnership with the Stratford Family Resource Center.
Sat., 11/8/14, 10:30am – 12:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Help us celebrate Native American Heritage Month with the American Indian Resource Center! Native American stories and legends will be shared as well as authentic music and dancing. Participants will have an opportunity to learn Indian dance steps and create an authentic dreamcatcher. This is a family-friendly event open to all ages.
Hands-on learning activities for children ages 3-5! S.T.E.A.M. programs are specially focused on the core areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics. ... (read more)
Thu., 11/13/14, 6:30pm – 7:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children in grades K-5 are invited to learn the science behind how boats float and carry heavy cargo! We will construct model boats and test their strength by seeing how much cargo (pennies) they can hold while floating in water.
Sat., 11/15/14, 10:30am – 1:30pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Children and adults alike are invited to the library to play a variety of board games and card games!
Mon., 11/17/14, 6:00pm – 7:00pm @ MCPL Edgar
Children and their families will learn about things that happen in autumn every year! We will be reading related stories and making crafts as well. Everyone will be encouraged to share what they like about fall.
Tweens (grades 3-5) are invited to the library to make new friends and discover the latest books, technology, art and writing techniques, helpful library resources and more! ... (read more)
Children and their families are invited to a free movie – "Maleficent" – on the library's third floor! (Rated PG | 97 min.) (film details) (request the DVD) ... (read more)
Children and their families are invited to a free movie – "How to Train Your Dragon 2" – on the library's third floor! (Rated PG | 102 min.) (film details) (request the DVD) ... (read more)
Mon., 12/15/14, 6:00pm – 7:00pm @ MCPL Edgar
Children and their families are invited to learn about different holidays that happen at this time of the year. Everyone will be encouraged to share their family traditions. We will be reading related stories and making holiday crafts as well.
Sat., 1/17/15, 10:30am – 12:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
NEW! Children and their families are invited to help us celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy with stories, art and other activities; presented by AmeriCorps and Wausau School District.