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Events


The Science of Ghost Hunting

Thu., 2/18/16, 6:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join Shawn Blaschka from Wausau Paranormal Research Society as he discusses the science behind ghost hunting and paranormal research. Shawn will share information on scientific aspects of paranormal research, describe ... (read more)
Paranormal Technology Wausau Adults Children Teens Tweens | Add to your calendar.
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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)
Hands-on Learning Science Story Time Wausau Children Early Elementary | Add to your calendar.
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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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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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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.
Hands-on Learning Science Wausau Children Early Elementary | Add to your calendar.
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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.
Crafts Hands-on Learning Science Rothschild Children | Add to your calendar.
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Tween STEAM: Create a Nebula (In a Bottle)

Tue., 4/19/16, 4:00pm 5:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Tweens in grades 4-6 can explore astronomy at this special crafting event! Using common household materials, we will explore star formation and the science behind nebulae. When we're done, participants ... (read more)
Crafts Science Wausau Children Tweens | Add to your calendar.