Events for Children


LEGO blocks

Family LEGO® Club

Children of all ages and their families are invited to build creative projects using LEGO® blocks! Blocks will be provided.
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children learning

S.T.E.A.M. Exploration Station

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)
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stepping stones

Family Fun Night: Memories, Rituals and Stepping-Stones

Mon., 9/15/14, 6:00pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Edgar
Share your traditions and memorable experiences while working together as a family to create a beautiful keepsake stepping-stone! Bring special or meaningful items to put in your stone. All other supplies will be provided. This will be our first Family Fun Night for the school year! ... (read more)
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CommUNITY Fest logo

Visit us at CommUNITY Fest!

Sat., 9/20/14, 9:30am 3:00pm @ Marathon Park
Library staff and volunteers will be at United Way's annual community festival offering information about the library and providing arts & crafts and other hands-on activities for children!
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LEGO projects

LEGO-Palooza!

Tue., 9/23/14, 5:30pm 8:10pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children in grades K-5 are invited for an evening full of LEGO® activities! Kids can create LEGO art using stamp pads and LEGO blocks, build and race LEGO balloon cars, and create a mask of their favorite LEGO character. Then at 6:30pm, we'll show The LEGO Movie in the story room. (Rated PG | 100 min.)
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cows

Moo, Who?

Sat., 9/27/14, 10:30am 12:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us for a special Family Story Time as we take a whimsical look at cows through stories, rhymes, riddles, information and activities. We'll laugh, learn and fall in love (all over again) with our state's official domestic animal!
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firefighter

Fire Safety and Prevention

Tue., 10/7/14, 10:30am 11:30am @ MCPL Rothschild
In honor of Fire Prevention Week we invite children of all ages to join us for a special Family Story Time featuring stories and songs about fire safety, plus a visit by local firefighters!
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Star Wars logo

Star Wars Reads Day

Sat., 10/11/14, 10:00am 2:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Children and their families are invited to the library to celebrate Star Wars with a variety of thematically-related crafts and activities. Children are encouraged to dress as their favorite Star Wars characters!
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planets

Astronomy for Everyone: Size & Scale of the Universe

Sun., 10/12/14, 2:00pm 3:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Astronomer Kevin Manning, a former consultant with NASA, will share a slideshow and video footage about the size and scale of the universe, stars and other celestial wonders using hands-on activities and assorted visuals. After the presentation, the audience will venture outside to view sunspots on the sun through a solar filter.
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gross things

Grossology

Thu., 10/16/14, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
School-aged children (K-5) are invited to learn about all things gross! Kids can will learn how fast germs travel, make their own "snot" (aka green slime), make fake scabs and learn about other "gross" things the body does. This event is part of the Wisconsin Science Festival.
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fossils

Colossal Fossils

Sat., 10/18/14, 10:30am 12:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Colossal Fossils, a Wisconsin non-profit, will share its large collection of fossils and fossil replicas during this hands-on presentation for children of all ages! The program also will share local prehistory and locations throughout Wisconsin where fossils may be found.
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children yelling

No Yelling!

Mon., 10/20/14, 6:00pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Linda Salzman from the Children's Hospital of Wisconsin will share ways to discipline children without yelling, plus insight into the meanings behind challenging behaviors.
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pumpkins

Family Fun Night: Pumpkins!

Mon., 10/20/14, 6:00pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Edgar
Children and their families are invited to the library to learn about pumpkins! We'll read pumpkin stories by the light of a jack-o'-lantern, discover the history of pumpkins, and share some pumpkin seed recipes.
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tweens

Tween Club

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)
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Muppets Most Wanted

Children's Matinee: "Muppets Most Wanted"

Thu., 10/23/14, 11:00am 1:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children and their families are invited to a free movie – "Muppets Most Wanted" – on the library's third floor! (Rated PG | 107 min.) (film details) (request the DVD) ... (read more)
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Muppets Most Wanted

Children's Matinee: "Muppets Most Wanted"

Thu., 10/23/14, 2:00pm 4:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children and their families are invited to a free movie – "Muppets Most Wanted" – on the library's third floor! (Rated PG | 107 min.) (film details) (request the DVD) ... (read more)
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Mr. Peabody and Sherman

Children's Matinee: "Mr. Peabody and Sherman"

Fri., 10/24/14, 11:00am 12:45pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children and their families are invited to a free movie – "Mr. Peabody and Sherman" – on the library's third floor! (Rated PG | 92 min.) (film details) (request the DVD) ... (read more)
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Mr. Peabody and Sherman

Children's Matinee: "Mr. Peabody and Sherman"

Fri., 10/24/14, 2:00pm 3:45pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children and their families are invited to a free movie – "Mr. Peabody and Sherman" – on the library's third floor! (Rated PG | 92 min.) (film details) (request the DVD) ... (read more)
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books

Make a Difference Day

NEW! Local celebrities 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)
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pumpkins and gourds

Pumpkin and Gourd Decorating

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.
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jack 'o lanterns

Spooktacular Blast!

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.
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children in autumn leaves

Family Fun Night: Fall Fun!

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.
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Maleficent

Children's Matinee: "Maleficent"

Wed., 11/26/14, 11:00am 12:45pm @ MCPL Wausau
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)
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Maleficent

Children's Matinee: "Maleficent"

Wed., 11/26/14, 2:00pm 3:45pm @ MCPL Wausau
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)
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How to Train Your Dragon 2

Children's Matinee: "How to Train Your Dragon 2

Fri., 11/28/14, 11:00am 4:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
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)
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winter holiday symbols

Family Fun Night: Holiday Stories and Crafts

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.
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