Learn how to prepare and plant your own container garden! The April 23 session is instructional, while the April 30 session is hands-on. Please plan to attend both sessions and bring your own container to the second session. Monk Gardens will provide ... (read more)
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.
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, and learn about Hmong clothing, language and story cloths. Participants also will have the opportunity to learn ... (read more)
Wed., 5/6/15, 1:30pm – 4:00pm @ MCPL Marathon City
Teens in grades 6-12 will have the opportunity to create their own Zentangle and Mandala artwork. These fun and easy to learn art forms are relaxing, beautiful, and unique. All supplies will be provided. This will be a great way to enjoy ... (read more)
Sat., 5/9/15, 10:30am – 11:30am @ MCPL Wausau
The magical world of candy man Willy Wonka is brought to life in this amazing show by Robert and Lynn Halbook. Willy's adventure begins with recounting the Golden Tickets that changed five children's lives. This show features interactive theatre with lots ... (read more)
Sat., 5/9/15, 1:00pm – 3:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us for the second annual Bicycle Wausau bike safety day! This year the focus is on families: guided rides through the area around the library, child and adult bike inspections from staff at several local shops, a rodeo for kids to ride through, decoration station and helmets for anyone who doesn't already own one. Wausau Police and EMTs also will be on hand to share safety tips and road rules. Anyone who completes the rodeo or family ride is eligible for prizes! ... (read more)
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)
Sat., 5/16/15, 10:30am – 12:00pm @ Monk Gardens
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)
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.
Mon., 6/8/15, 6:00pm – 7:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
We are celebrating World Oceans Day with a presentation by aquarium expert Darren Letner. World Oceans Day helps raise awareness about the importance of protecting this irreplaceable resource. Darren will have fossils available for participants to examine and will answer questions and ... (read more)
Sat., 6/13/15, 10:00am – 3:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Families, teens and tweens are invited to learn about heroes and heroism from the past. The Shire of Falcon's Keep, a local chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronism, will visit the library to demonstrate sword fighting, share crafts and teach ... (read more)
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.
Join the Spencer Branch Library on July 20th from 6:00pm,- 7:30pm to read to a therapy dog. Children are invited to come and practice their reading to a well trained therapy dog. Your child will enjoy reading out loud as ... (read more)
Sat., 7/25/15, 10:30am – 12:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children and their families are invited to build and create together with blocks, tinker toys and other materials. This family-friendly program involves hands-on, open-ended exploration. All materials will be provided. It is free and open to the public.
Stop by the library to watch and discuss a selection of talks from the TED lecture series! (TED is a nonprofit group dedicated to sharing ideas in the form of powerful talks up to 20 min. in length.) All TED programs are free ... (read more)
Thu., 9/17/15, 6:30pm – 7:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
In honor of Talk Like a Pirate Day, school-aged children (grades K-5) are invited for a night of pirate activities. Learn what your pirate name is, learn how to talk like a pirate, and create pirate crafts and accessories! Pirate books and ... (read more)
Sat., 9/19/15, 10:30am – 12:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Wear your favorite party hat, bring your best friend, get your giggles on and dance on in. Gerald, the pessimistic elephant created by author Mo Willems, doesn’t think that it will be much fun, but Piggie is absolutely sure that you’re going ... (read more)