Holiday hours: All MCPL locations will be closed by 5pm on Wed., 11/25, and closed all day Thu., 11/26.
Children of all ages and their families are invited to build creative projects using LEGO® blocks! Blocks will be provided.
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)
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.
Mon., 12/28/15, 11:00am – 4:00pm @ MCPL Wausau , 300 North First Street, Wausau, Wisconsin 54403
Children and families are invited to create scratch art on this winter break day! Sketch a drawing on special scratch paper, then use a wooden stick to scratch it off and create a beautiful piece of art.
Did you know thousands of e-books, e-audio books and streaming videos are available with your library card? It's true, and we're here to help you take advantage of Wisconsin's Digital Library (aka OverDrive)! We'll help you get your tablet or smartphone set up with the OverDrive app, and lead you through the browsing, checkout and download processes. This is especially helpful for anyone who receives a tablet or smartphone as a holiday gift! ... (read more)
Thu., 1/21/16, 6:30pm – 7:30pm @ MCPL Wausau , 300 North First Street, Wausau, Wisconsin 54403
School-aged children (grades K-5) are invited to the library for a night of ocean activities! Children will learn about ocean life with hands-on activities and learn more about the Phyllis ... (read more)
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)
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)
Sat., 2/6/16, 10:30am – 3:00pm @ MCPL Wausau , 300 North First Street, Wausau, Wisconsin 54403
NEW! Families, please join us for a fun day of activities at your library. Storytime begins at 10:30 followed by drop-in activities from 11:00-3:00. Families can work together to build ... (read more)
Tue., 2/16/16, 4:00pm – 5:30pm @ MCPL Wausau , 300 North First Street, Wausau, Wisconsin 54403
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.
Tue., 2/23/16, 10:30am – 11:30am @ MCPL Hatley , 435 Curtis Avenue, Hatley, Wisconsin 54440
Take the plunge and have some fun with us celebrating national Polar Bear Day. We will learn about polar bears and other arctic animal friends. After, children will be ... (read more)
Thu., 2/25/16, 1:30pm – 4:00pm @ MCPL Marathon City , 515 Washington Street, Marathon City, Wisconsin 54448
Tue., 3/15/16, 4:00pm – 5:30pm @ MCPL Wausau , 300 North First Street, Wausau, Wisconsin 54403
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.
Wed., 3/16/16, 1:30pm – 4:00pm @ MCPL Marathon City , 515 Washington Street, Marathon City, Wisconsin 54448
Tue., 3/29/16, 6:00pm – 7:30pm @ MCPL Rothschild , 211 North Grand Avenue, Rothschild, Wisconsin 54474
NEW! 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., 4/13/16, 1:30pm – 4:00pm @ MCPL Marathon City , 515 Washington Street, Marathon City, Wisconsin 54448
Wed., 5/11/16, 1:30pm – 4:00pm @ MCPL Marathon City , 515 Washington Street, Marathon City, Wisconsin 54448