Arts & Crafts
Children of all ages are invited to visit the library the week before Valentine's Day to create their own unique cards to give to their friends and family members. This ... (read more)
A question for you adults: When is the last time you picked up a coloring book without kids around? Join us for a fun, relaxing and creative evening coloring with ... (read more)
- Thu., 2/11/16, 5:30pm – 7:30pm @ MCPL Mosinee
- Mon., 2/15/16, 5:15pm – 6:45pm @ MCPL Marathon City
- Tue., 2/23/16, 6:00pm – 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
- Tue., 3/8/16, 5:00pm – 7:00pm @ MCPL Stratford
- Mon., 4/11/16, 6:00pm – 7:00pm @ MCPL Edgar
- Tue., 4/12/16, 3:00pm – 6:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
- Fri., 4/15/16, 3:45pm – 4:45pm @ MCPL Athens
- Thu., 4/28/16, 6:30pm – 7:30pm @ MCPL Spencer
Interested in knitting, crocheting, embroidering, cross-stitching, quilting or other needle-related crafts? People of all ages and experience levels are invited to gather for time with others creating and socializing. Whether ... (read more)
Mon., 2/15/16, 6:00pm – 7:00pm @ MCPL Edgar , 224 South Third Avenue, Edgar, Wisconsin 54426
"Mail call" is one of the highlights for the veterans on the Never Forgotten Honor Flight on their way home from Washington D.C. Please join the Edgar Branch Library as ... (read more)
Children and their families are invited to celebrate the birthday of beloved children's author, Theodor Seuss Geisel – aka "Dr. Seuss" – at this special Family Story Time! The ... (read more)
Tue., 2/23/16, 10:30am – 11:30am @ MCPL Hatley , 435 Curtis Avenue, Hatley, Wisconsin 54440
Quilters young and old, experienced and beginners are invited to gather to learn, create and share. This will be a hand quilting experience, so machines are not needed. Quilters are ... (read more)
Thu., 2/25/16, 1:30pm – 4:00pm @ MCPL Marathon City , 515 Washington Street, Marathon City, Wisconsin 54448
Tweens and teens are invited to create their own balloon-powered cars and mini catapults using household materials and basic scientific principles! Then, we will have contests and other activities using ... (read more)
Sat., 2/27/16, 1:00pm – 3:00pm @ MCPL Wausau , 300 North First Street, Wausau, Wisconsin 54403
Are you in denial about the looming series finale for "Downton Abbey"? Join us to create a teacup candle to bring a bit of Downton-inspired DIY into your home, and ... (read more)
Knitters of all ages and experience levels are invited to gather for a night of creation and socializing! Our monthly Knit Night continues to have a dedicated following, and new ... (read more)
Bring the whole family and join us for this relaxing Saturday afternoon of coloring in the Children's activity room. Coloring sheets and patterns will be available for all ages, or ... (read more)
Mon., 3/7/16, 3:00pm – 4:00pm @ MCPL Mosinee , 123 Main Street, Mosinee, Wisconsin 54455
Adults are invited to our monthly social hour! This group meets on the first Monday of each month. Love Easter? In March, join us to make yarn Easter eggs to celebrate!
Having trouble reading a crochet pattern, double crocheting or keeping count of your stitches? Whether you are new to crochet or just need a refresher, Chris Gumz will be here ... (read more)
Tue., 3/8/16, 3:30pm – 5:30pm @ MCPL Wausau , 300 North First Street, Wausau, Wisconsin 54403
Teens are invited to celebrate Teen Tech Week by making an LED throwie and then fashioning a squid costume for their throwie. Teens will learn how to create an electric circuit and some basic sewing techniques. All supplies provided.
Back by popular demand, Chris Gumz will show you how to design and personalize your own custom cards. Intended for adults of all ages, all supplies provided at this fun, free event. Registration required: 715-659-3996.
Sat., 3/19/16, 10:30am – 12:00pm @ MCPL Wausau , 300 North First Street, Wausau, Wisconsin 54403
Children and their families are invited to join us for a fun Hawaiian luau! Hear Hawaiian music and stories, dance, try a twirl with a hula hoop, make a lei, get your Hawaiian name and more. Free and open to the public.
Teens are invited to learn the basics of knitting, which has many proven benefits - the most important being the ability to create awesome projects for your family and friends! ... (read more)
Tue., 3/29/16, 6:00pm – 7:30pm @ MCPL Rothschild , 211 North Grand Avenue, Rothschild, Wisconsin 54474
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.
Wed., 3/30/16, 12:00pm – 3:00pm @ MCPL Wausau , 300 North First Street, Wausau, Wisconsin 54403
Join us on this no school day during Spring Break to create a variety of spring crafts! Children can create a sun catcher, decorate a flower pot and create other fun, spring-themed crafts. All supplies provided.
Fri., 4/1/16, 2:00pm – 4:00pm @ MCPL Wausau , 300 North First Street, Wausau, Wisconsin 54403
Teens (grades 6-12), remember when life was simpler? Join us in reliving those times! Build with LEGO® blocks, play with Play-Doh®, paint with finger paints and enjoy picture books read aloud! Wearing comfy play clothes is suggested, but not mandatory.
Mon., 4/4/16, 3:00pm – 4:00pm @ MCPL Mosinee , 123 Main Street, Mosinee, Wisconsin 54455
Join us for an hour of playing cards and socializing. Decks of cards will be provided, and players of all levels of skill are invited.
Sat., 4/9/16, 9:00am – 3:00pm @ Marathon Park , 1201 Stewart Avenue, Wausau, WI 54401
Stop and see us at the 43rd annual Children's Festival at East Gate Hall, Marathon Park, Wausau. We will be in our usual spot in the entryway corner with information ... (read more)
Sun., 4/10/16 – Fri., 4/15/16 @ MCPL Stratford , 400 North Fourth Avenue, Stratford, Wisconsin 54484
Visit the library to help us celebrate National Library Week! Stop by to say "hello," look around, check out our materials or get a new library card. Children can drop ... (read more)
Mon., 4/11/16, 1:00pm – Fri., 4/15/16, 5:00pm @ MCPL Athens , 221 Caroline Street, Athens, Wisconsin 54411
Stop into the library during National Library Week and fill out a paper heart with your favorite library memory, or share why you love visiting the library. We'll put them up as a collage for everyone to see.
Tue., 4/12/16, 10:30am – 12:00pm @ MCPL Hatley , 435 Curtis Avenue, Hatley, Wisconsin 54440
Tue., 4/12/16, 3:30pm – 4:30pm @ MCPL Mosinee , 123 Main Street, Mosinee, Wisconsin 54455
Children of all ages are invited to join us for crafts and stories celebrating the ever-popular Pigeon books by Mo Willems.
Wed., 4/13/16, 1:30pm – 4:00pm @ MCPL Marathon City , 515 Washington Street, Marathon City, Wisconsin 54448
Tweens and teens in grades 6-12 will have the opportunity to design, create and decorate mini piñatas to display or use at parties. All supplies will be provided. This will be a great way to enjoy an early release day!
Help us celebrate National Library Week's theme of transformation as we turn recycled aluminum cans into colorful butterfly decorations! Open to adults of all ages. Attend either session; both are identical. All supplies will be provided.
Thu., 4/14/16, 6:00pm – 7:30pm @ MCPL Spencer , 105 Park Street, Spencer, Wisconsin 54479
Children of all ages are invited to transform spaghetti and marshmallows into creative pieces of art! Use your creativity, imagination and engineering skills to build your masterpiece. All necessary supplies will be provided.
Thu., 4/14/16, 6:30pm – 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau , 300 North First Street, Wausau, Wisconsin 54403
Celebrate the National Library Week and the power of libraries to transform by learning how to transform your tee. Whether you decide to makeover your tee into a new ... (read more)
Sat., 4/16/16, 10:30am – 12:00pm @ MCPL Wausau , 300 North First Street, Wausau, Wisconsin 54403
Join us for this special National Library Week family story time. We'll be celebrating libraries with lots of great children's stories about libraries, books and reading. Children and ... (read more)
Tue., 4/19/16, 4:00pm – 5:30pm @ MCPL Wausau , 300 North First Street, Wausau, Wisconsin 54403
Tweens in grades 4-6 can explore astronomy at this special crafting event! Using common household materials, we will explore star formation and the science behind nebulae. When we're done, participants ... (read more)
Sat., 4/23/16, 10:30am – 12:00pm @ MCPL Wausau , 300 North First Street, Wausau, Wisconsin 54403
Children and families are invited to join us as we partner with the Hmong American Center to celebrate Hmong Heritage Month. Hear stories and folktales, and learn about Hmong clothing, ... (read more)
Tue., 4/26/16, 10:30am – 11:30am @ MCPL Rothschild , 211 North Grand Avenue, Rothschild, Wisconsin 54474
Tue., 4/26/16, 6:00pm – 7:30pm @ MCPL Rothschild , 211 North Grand Avenue, Rothschild, Wisconsin 54474
School-aged children (grades K-5) are invited to the library for a night of Fairy activities and fun! Rainbow Magic excerpts and other fairy stories will be read. Children will also create their own fairy wand and wooden fairy house.
Mon., 5/2/16, 3:00pm – 4:00pm @ MCPL Mosinee , 123 Main Street, Mosinee, Wisconsin 54455
Wed., 5/11/16, 1:30pm – 4:00pm @ MCPL Marathon City , 515 Washington Street, Marathon City, Wisconsin 54448