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Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!

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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Movin' & Groovin' Mini-series

Sat., 3/7/15, 10:30am 11:30am @ MCPL Wausau
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.
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Art Cluster Reception

Sat., 3/7/15, 11:30am 1:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
A reception is being held for friends and relatives of students in Wausau School District's Art Cluster program. Everyone is invited to see and celebrate the beautiful works of art created by our local grade-school students. Student art will be on display ... (read more)
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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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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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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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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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Story Time with the Humane Society!

Tue., 3/31/15, 10:30am 11:30am @ MCPL Rothschild
Children of all ages are invited to discover what the Humane Society of Marathon County is all about! Meet a member of their staff and one of their friendly animals. We also will share stories and songs about pets.
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Spring Break: Children's Movie Matinee

Tue., 3/31/15, 11:00am 4:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children and families are invited to view "The Penguins of Madagascar" during this special Spring Break movie matinee! The movie is 92 minutes long and rated PG.
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Spring Break LEGO® Club

Thu., 4/2/15, 11:30am 4:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children of all ages and their families are invited to build creative projects using Lego blocks at this specially-scheduled session of our weekly Lego Club! Blocks and inspiration will be provided by library staff.
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Spring Break: Children's Movie Matinee

Fri., 4/3/15, 11:00am 4:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children and families are invited to watch the movie "Annie" on the library's third floor during Spring Break! The movie is 118 minutes long and rated PG.
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Dinosaur Science

Thu., 4/16/15, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
School-aged children (grades K-5) are invited to discover the world of dinosaurs. Children will get to excavate dinosaurs from dirt, create fossils out of clay, and attempt to recreate a dinosaur skeleton.
Animals Hands-on Learning Nature Science Wausau Children Early Elementary Tweens | Add to your calendar.

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.

Pigeon Party

Children ages birth through 2nd grade are invited to a party celebrating the one and only Pigeon! We will read Mo Willems classics such as "Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus" and "Pigeon Needs a Bath", among others. Pigeon-related crafts will ... (read more)
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Alien Species Invade the Library! Part 2 out at Monk Gardens

Sat., 5/16/15, 10:30am 12:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us out at beautiful Monk Gardens in Wausau for part 2 of our Alien Species event. Children and families can enjoy a morning of fresh air and nature, and transfer their planted vegetable cups from the first day of the ... (read more)
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Boat Science

Tue., 5/19/15, 6:00pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Rothschild
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.
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Summer Reading Party

Mon., 6/8/15, 6:00pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Athens
Help us celebrate the start of summer and the summer reading program by joining us for a special story time. We’ll have superhero themed books and activities to share. After the stories are read, we’ll have a craft for you to make ... (read more)
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Experiments With Paint

Fri., 6/12/15, 1:30pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
School-aged children (grades K-5) are invited to the library for messy and fun experiments with paint! Children can try a variety of techniques such as fingerpainting and watercolors. Some non-traditional techniques such as pom-pom dropping and squirt bottle creations will also be ... (read more)
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Sweet Dreams Family Storytime

Mon., 6/15/15, 6:30pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
NEW! 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.
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Sword in the Stone

Tue., 6/16/15, 10:30am 11:30am @ MCPL Wausau
NEW! You will not want to miss this engaging adaptation of the legendary story of the relationship between the future King Arthur and the wise old sorcerer Merlin. Children of all ages will enjoy this fascinating, humorous theatrical performance by the Traveling Lantern ... (read more)
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Sword in the Stone

Tue., 6/16/15, 2:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
NEW! You will not want to miss this engaging adaptation of the legendary story of the relationship between the future King Arthur and the wise old sorcerer Merlin. Children of all ages will enjoy this fascinating, humorous theatrical performance by the Traveling Lantern ... (read more)
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Sword in the Stone

Wed., 6/17/15, 10:30am 11:30am @ MCPL Edgar
NEW! You will not want to miss this engaging adaptation of the legendary story of the relationship between the future King Arthur and the wise old sorcerer Merlin. Children of all ages will enjoy this fascinating, humorous theatrical performance by the Traveling Lantern ... (read more)
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Children's Superhero Matinee

Wed., 6/17/15, 1:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children and families are invited to watch "The Incredibles" in the children's aquarium room for a special superhero matinee! "The Incredibles" is 115 minutes long and rated PG. The movie is about a family of superheroes who are trying to live the ... (read more)
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Sword in the Stone

Wed., 6/17/15, 1:30pm 2:30pm @ MCPL Mosinee
NEW! You will not want to miss this engaging adaptation of the legendary story of the relationship between the future King Arthur and the wise old sorcerer Merlin. Children of all ages will enjoy this fascinating, humorous theatrical performance by the Traveling Lantern ... (read more)
Theatre Mosinee Adults Children Early Elementary Parents | Add to your calendar.

Read to a Therapy Dog!

Thu., 6/18/15, 1:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
NEW! Children can practice their reading skills by reading aloud to the well-behaved dogs from Therapy Dogs of Central Wisconsin. Preschool children who are not yet reading can tell stories to dogs and pet them. No registration is required. ... (read more)
None 0 Wausau Adults Children Early Elementary Parents | Add to your calendar.

Soda Pups Dogs Show

Tue., 6/23/15, 10:30am 11:30am @ MCPL Wausau
Meet the "Soda Pups", trained Pomeranian dogs named after soft drinks who will perform amazing tricks and obedience skills. Children may pet the dogs after the show. Free and open to the public.
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Soda Pups Dog Show

Tue., 6/23/15, 2:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Meet the "Soda Pups", trained Pomeranian dogs named after soft drinks who will perform amazing tricks and obedience skills. Children may pet the dogs after the show.
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Professor Marvel's Super Hero Magic Show

Thu., 6/25/15, 11:00am 12:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
NEW! Lynn and Rob Holbrook (a.k.a. Professor Marvel) present a fun, fast-paced magic show focusing on super heroes in books and the hero in each one of us. Children of all ages will not want to miss this exciting, interactive show. Free and ... (read more)
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Nature’s Biggest, Fastest, Strongest and Smelliest

Tue., 6/30/15, 10:30am 11:30am @ MCPL Hatley
NEW! Environmental educator David Stokes shares stories and songs about nature’s biggest, fastest, strongest and smelliest animal heroes. With his infectious enthusiasm, humor and live animals, all ages will be captivated. Free and open to the public.
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Randy Peterson—“Tommy Wants to Meet a Hero”

Wed., 7/1/15, 10:30am 11:30am @ MCPL Edgar
NEW! Randy, a nationally-recognized children’s musician, tells a musical story about a boy named Tommy who is on a mission to meet a superhero. Sing-along songs and audience participation are part of his unforgettable shows. Free and open to the public.
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Children's Superhero Matinee

Wed., 7/1/15, 1:00pm 4:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children and families are invited to watch "Despicable Me" and "Despicable Me 2" in the children's aquarium room for a special superhero matinee! "Despicable Me" will be shown at 1pm and "Despicable Me 2" at 2:45pm. The movies are rated PG and ... (read more)
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Superhero Training Camp

Wed., 7/8/15, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Athens
Children of all ages are invited to a superhero training camp where they will create their own superhero identity and practice their hero skills at different stations. This event is free and open to the public.
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Randy Peterson—“Tommy Wants to Meet a Hero”

Wed., 7/8/15, 2:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Spencer
NEW! Randy, a nationally-recognized children’s musician, tells a musical story about a boy named Tommy who is on a mission to meet a superhero. Sing-along songs and audience participation are part of his unforgettable shows. Free and open to the public.
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Stamp and Sticker Party

Fri., 7/10/15, 1:30pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
School-aged children (grades K-5) are invited to the library to create cards and decorate other projects with a variety of stamps and stickers. All materials and supplies will be provided.
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Professor Marvel's Super Hero Magic Show

Tue., 7/14/15, 10:30am 11:30am @ MCPL Wausau
NEW! Lynn and Rob Holbrook (a.k.a. Professor Marvel) present a fun, fast-paced magical show focusing on super heroes in books and the hero in each one of us. Children of all ages will not want to miss this exciting, interactive show. Free and ... (read more)
None 0 Wausau Adults Children Early Elementary Parents | Add to your calendar.

Professor Marvel's Super Hero Magic Show

Wed., 7/15/15, 10:30am 11:30am @ MCPL Edgar
NEW! Lynn and Rob Holbrook (a.k.a. Professor Marvel) present a fun, fast-paced magical show focusing on super heroes in books and the hero in each one of us. Children of all ages will not want to miss this exciting, interactive show. Free and ... (read more)
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Professor Marvel's Super Hero Magic Show

Wed., 7/15/15, 1:30pm 2:30pm @ MCPL Stratford
NEW! Lynn and Rob Holbrook (a.k.a. Professor Marvel) present a fun, fast-paced magical show focusing on super heroes in books and the hero in each one of us. Children of all ages will not want to miss this exciting, interactive show. Free and ... (read more)
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Professor Marvel's Super Hero Magic Show

Thu., 7/16/15, 10:00am 11:00am @ MCPL Marathon City
NEW! Lynn and Rob Holbrook (a.k.a. Professor Marvel) present a fun, fast-paced magical show focusing on super heroes in books and the hero in each one of us. Children of all ages will not want to miss this exciting, interactive show. Free and ... (read more)
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Summer Lego Club: Build a Superhero Lair

Wed., 7/22/15, 1:30pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Joins us for summer themed Lego club. Children and caregivers are invited to collaborate in creating a superhero's lair using Lego bricks and building pieces. All creations will be displayed in the Children's Department until the next Lego club.
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Washi Tape-Palooza

Thu., 7/23/15, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
School-aged children (grades K-5) 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.
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Children's Hero Matinee

Fri., 7/24/15, 1:00pm 2:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children and families are invited to watch "Hercules" in the children's aquarium room for a special hero matinee! "Hercules" is 93 minutes long and rated G. The movie is about the son of the Greek Gods Zeus and Hera who is stripped ... (read more)
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Tom Pease

Tue., 7/28/15, 10:30am 11:30am @ MCPL Wausau
Children and their families are invited to receive a great big "musical hug" from Tom Pease. Tom is a regionally-renowned musician, storyteller and humorist. This family-friendly program is free and open to the public.
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Superhero Craft Day

Wed., 8/5/15, 12:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Mosinee
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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Children's Superhero Matinee

Wed., 8/12/15, 1:00pm 2:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children and families are invited to watch "Monsters vs. Aliens" in the children's aquarium room for a special superhero matinee! "Monsters vs. Aliens" is 94 minutes long and rated PG. The movie is about a woman who is transformed into a giant ... (read more)
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