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Winter Fest

Sat., 1/31/15, 10:30am 3:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children and their families are invited to join us for stories and crafts as we partner with Wausau Events to help celebrate Winter Fest. We will begin at 10:30 with a "snowy" family story time followed by art and craft projects ... (read more)
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Social Action: Altered Books

Sun., 2/1/15, 1:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens (grades 6-12) can create 'altered books' with a social action message in this event series led by Jayna Hintz from the Woodson Art Museum! Registration required: 715-261-7230.
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Knit Night

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, along with some knitting supplies, but knitters are invited to bring their own supplies as ... (read more)
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WAEA Youth Art Month Exhibit and Reception

Sat., 2/7/15, 9:00am Sat., 2/14/15, 5:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Stop by the library to view art created by students from across Wisconsin! About 40 works of art by K-12 students will be on display for one week throughout the second floor, as part of the Wisconsin Art Education Association's Youth Art ... (read more)
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Movin' & Groovin' Mini-series

Children of all ages and their families are invited to a special three-part series of story times that are focused on movement, music, rhythm and early literacy! Each session features a different aspect of music and includes a special craft activity.
More events in this series (1). » Crafts Games Hands-on Learning Music Story Time Wausau Children Early Elementary Preschool | Add to your calendar.

Library Learning: MCPL Online

Thu., 2/12/15, 6:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us to learn more about many online resources available to library patrons from anywhere! MCPL staff will guide patrons through an overview of our online resources, including Ancestry, Auto & Small engine Repair, Consumer Reports, EBSCO, Hobbies and Home ... (read more)
Community Crafts Hands-on Learning Health Money Management Technology Wausau Adults | Add to your calendar.

Family Fun Night: Heart Warming Stories

Mon., 2/16/15, 6:00pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Edgar
It's time for Family Fun Night! "Heart Warming Stories" with Linda Salzman Wausau Family Resource Center Program Coordinator,Children's Hospital of Wisconsin - Community Services. Linda will join us as children and adults alike listen to stories, and make a special Valentine candle. ... (read more)
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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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Create Your Own Jewelry

Wed., 2/18/15, 1:30pm 4:00pm @ MCPL Marathon City
Teens in grades 6-12 will have the opportunity to learn jewelry making techniques as they create their own wearable art. We will craft rings and bracelets from wire, beads, and cord. All necessary supplies will be provided.
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Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration

Sat., 2/28/15, 10:30am 12:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Help us celebrate the wild and wacky world of beloved children's author Dr. Seuss with a morning of Seuss stories, arts, crafts and more. Families, children, adults, and seniors are all invited to attend this free, fun event. ... (read more)
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Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!

Tue., 3/3/15, 10:30am 11:30am @ MCPL Rothschild
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 morning will be filled with stories, arts & crafts and other Seuss-themed ... (read more)
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Help Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s Birthday with Yertle the Turtle Craft Event!

Tue., 3/3/15, 10:30am 10:30am @ MCPL Hatley
Join us Tuesday March 3, 2015 from 10:30 to 11:30 at the Hatley Branch Library for Family Story Time celebrating Dr. Seuss’s birthday. We will have stories, rhyming fun and a “crafty” activity creating your own Yertle the Turtle to take home! ... (read more)
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Experimenting with Yarn

Thu., 3/12/15, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens and tweens are invited to experiment with yarn and try their hand at weaving with common household items including paper plates and straws during this event to celebrate Teen Tech Week: Libraries are for Making. Stay tuned for additional opportunities to ... (read more)
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Family Fun Night: Reading with animals

Mon., 3/16/15, 6:00pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Edgar
It's time for Family Fun Night! Reading is FUN! Everyone is asked to bring in their favorite stuffed animal to listen and read stories to. There may even be some real therapy dogs to read to! Everyone will be encouraged to ... (read more)
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Design A Disc

Wed., 3/18/15, 1:30pm 4:00pm @ MCPL Marathon City
Teens in grades 6-12 will have the opportunity to use the scratch art technique to create their own unique artwork from recycled CDs. All necessary supplies will be provided.
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Anna's Million Dollar Cow

Sat., 3/21/15, 10:30am 12:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Families with young children are invited to hear Marathon County children's author Mary Denk perform a hilarious enactment of her book "Ann's Million Dollar Cow" with her friend Marilyn Sonnentag playing the part of the cow. Art and craft projects related to ... (read more)
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Spring Break: DIY Crafts

Mon., 3/30/15, 11:30am 4:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children are invited to create a variety of craft projects at the library during Spring Break! Project ideas, supplies and guidance will be provided by library staff.
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Create with Rainbow Loom®!

Tue., 3/31/15, 6:00pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Tweens (grades 3-5) can make colorful, woven rubber band artwork and jewelry using Rainbow Loom®! Library staff will demonstrate basic weaving techniques and ideas, and kids can make their own projects to take home. All supplies provided.
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Experimenting with Yarn: Hand and Arm Knitting

Thu., 4/2/15, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens and tweens will have an opportunity to experiment with yarn in the second of a three part event. Our second event will feature finger and arm knitting. Arm knitting can be used to create cowls,scarves or even large blankets. Finger knitting ... (read more)
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2nd Annual Duct Tape-Palooza

Tue., 4/7/15, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
It's Back!! Duct Tape-Palooza is back with more fun duct tape crafts to explore. Tweens will be making favorites from last year and new fun projects including bookmarks, bracelets, wallets, pens, and more. Come and create with lots of different duct tape ... (read more)
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Corner Bookmarks

Mon., 4/13/15, 1:00pm Fri., 4/17/15, 5:00pm @ MCPL Athens
NEW! Children of all ages are invited to stop into the library to make their own bookmarks during National Library Week. Learn how to make triangle shaped bookmarks to fit onto the corner pages of your books using paper, stickers, markers, and other ... (read more)
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Make Your Own Bubble Magnets

Thu., 4/16/15, 6:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Tap into your creative side with bubble magnets! Cut out pictures from magazines, comic books or other media and glue it to a marble to magnify the image. Then, glue it to a magnet and you've got fun decorations for the house, ... (read more)
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Alien Species Invade the Library! Part One

Sat., 4/18/15, 10:30am 12:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Presented by Snapshot Science, LLC, in collaboration with Robert W. Monk Gardens and Marathon County Public Library: Do you like nature and science? Do you want to see alien species invading Wisconsin? Do you want to learn how to plant seeds ... (read more)
Activities Community Crafts Gardening Hands-on Learning Nature Outdoor Recreation Science Wausau Children Early Elementary Tweens | Add to your calendar.
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Family Fun Night: Spring is here!

Mon., 4/20/15, 6:00pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Edgar
It's time for Family Fun Night! Spring is here! With spring in the air stories and crafts will feature springs things, from butterflies to caterpillars' and flower. There will also be a presentation on how the MCPL website can help make summer ... (read more)
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Celebrate Earth Day!

Tue., 4/21/15, 10:30am 11:30am @ MCPL Rothschild
Help us celebrate and learn about our Earth in honor of Earth Day! We will read books, sing songs and create crafts – all while learning about the earth and how we can keep it a safe and wonderful place. Children of ... (read more)
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Experimenting with Yarn: Basic Knitting

Thu., 4/23/15, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens and tweens are invited to experiment with yarn and try their hand at basic knitting. Basic knitting stitches will be taught and a pattern for an easy wash cloth will be shared.
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Celebrate Hmong Stories and Culture

Sat., 4/25/15, 10:30am 12:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
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, learn about Hmong clothing, language, and story cloths (pa ndau). Participants will be also have the ... (read more)
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Heroes of the Never Forgotten Honor Flight

Mon., 6/15/15, 6:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Spencer
"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 Spencer Branch Library on June 15, 2015 @ 6:00pm - 8:00pm as we make cards and ... (read more)
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What's It Worth? Antiques Appraisal

Sun., 8/2/15, 1:30pm 4:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
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 ... (read more)
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Superhero Craft Day

Wed., 8/5/15, 12:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Mosinee
NEW! Children of all ages are invited to make themselves into superheroes by making their own capes, masks, cuffs, and shields as well as book marks and bracelets.
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Craft Day!

Thu., 8/13/15, 1:30pm Wed., 7/15/15, 3:30pm @ MCPL Rothschild
NEW! Children and their families or caregivers are invited to the library for hero-themed arts and crafts! All supplies will be provided.
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