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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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Tween STEAM: Experiment with Scratch Programming

Tue., 2/16/16, 4:00pm 5:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Tweens in grades 4-6 are invited to experiment with Scratch programming. Scratch uses blocks to help kids learn the fundamentals of computer programming. Participants will get an overview of Scratch and then have time to work with the program.
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Library Learning: Internet Basics

Thu., 2/18/16, 2:00pm 3:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Are you interested in using the Internet but aren't sure where to start? Or have you used the Internet but think you're missing out on some of the things it has to offer? Join us to learn the fundamental skills necessary to navigate the Internet. Call 715-261-7230 to register or for more information. Open to adults. ... (read more)
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The Three Little Pigs and the Big Bad Building

Thu., 2/18/16, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
School-aged children (grades K-5) are invited to the library to listen to the tale and variations of "The Three Little Pigs" and then build structures out of a variety of ... (read more)
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Building Adventures

Children and their families are invited to build and create together with multiple types of building materials: Tinkertoys, Gears, LEGO and DUPLO blocks, wood blocks and other materials. This family-friendly ... (read more)
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Quilting in the Afternoon

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)
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Mighty Mini Machines!

Thu., 2/25/16, 1:30pm 4:00pm @ MCPL Marathon City
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)
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Messy Mondays

Once a month on the last Monday, join us after Book Babies story time for fun and slightly messy hands-on activities for children less than two years old! Activities ... (read more)
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Library Learning: Introduction to Gmail

Would you like to create an email account and learn the basics of using Gmail, Google's free web-based email service? Join us to learn how to create a Google ... (read more)
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Attracting Birds and Butterflies

Thu., 3/10/16, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Learn how to attract birds, butterflies, bees and other winged creatures to your backyard with help of the Rothschild Bluestar Garden Club. They will share some of the different plants ... (read more)
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LEGO blocks

LEGO® Building Night

Children and their families are invited to imagine, build and create together with LEGO and DUPLO blocks. This is a drop-in program so come any time during this time period. All blocks will be provided.
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Library Learning: Facebook Fundamentals [Part 1]

Would you like to learn how to use Facebook to connect with family and friends? Join us to learn how to create a Facebook account and to learn Facebook fundamentals, including creating a profile and posting status updates. Call 715-261-7230 to register or for more information. Open to adults. ... (read more)
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Tween STEAM: Attack the Fort!

Tue., 3/15/16, 4:00pm 5:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Tweens in grades 4-6 are invited to help attack the fort! After hearing the story of the Trojan War, tweens will have the opportunity to construct mini catapults and attack a model fort.
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bouncy balls

High Flying Fun!

Wed., 3/16/16, 1:30pm 4:00pm @ MCPL Marathon City
Tweens and teens can create their own super bouncy ball! Using common household materials, we will explore chemical reactions and polymers. This is a cool way to explore the science ... (read more)
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magnets

March Magnet Madness

Thu., 3/17/16, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
School-aged children (grades K-5) are invited to the library for a night of magnet exploration and activities. Create magnetic slime, use magnets to create a unique painting, and participate in other magnet madness activities.
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Learn to Knit for Teens

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)
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Library Learning: Facebook Fundamentals [Part 2]

Would you like to learn how to use Facebook to connect with family and friends? Join us to learn additional skills to enhance your Facebook experience. Call 715-261-7230 to register or for more information. Open to adults. ... (read more)
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Boat Science

Tue., 3/29/16, 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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Butterfly Science

Thu., 4/14/16, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children in grades K-5 are invited to explore the lives of butterflies with Paul Whitaker, Professor of Biological Sciences at UW-Marathon County! There will be butterfly-themed stories, live caterpillars and mounted butterflies for viewing under a microscope. ... (read more)
Nature Hands-on Learning Science National Library Week Wausau Children Early Elementary Tweens | Add to your calendar.
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Get Money Smart!

Families are invited to this special Family Story Time focused on money management and coin recognition for children as we partner with United Way and the Get $mart Wausau Coalition ... (read more)
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Meet Wisconsin's Amphibians

Thu., 4/21/16, 3:30pm 5:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Celebrate Earth Day by learning about native amphibian species of Wisconsin with the Herpetology Society from the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point. Additionally, there will be amphibian-themed stories and crafts for children of all ages.
Animals Hands-on Learning Nature Science Story Time Wausau Children Tweens | Add to your calendar.