Tue., 2/3/15, 9:00am – Sun., 3/1/15, 5:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Visit the library throughout February to see a full-scale replica of a wooly mammoth skull! Colossal Fossils, a Wausau-based non-profit organization, recently obtained the skull through grant funding, and the library is excited to be the first host. This is a rare ... (read more)
Tue., 3/24/15, 6:00pm – 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us for a movie on the library's third floor! Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones star in this Oscar-nominated film about famed physicist Stephen Hawking and his wife. Free and open to public, no registration required, and it's BYOP (bring your own ... (read more)
Wed., 4/15/15, 1:30pm – 4:00pm @ MCPL Marathon City
Teens in grades 6-12 will have the opportunity to create and test their own unique magnetic microbot while learning about scientific advancements in the robotics field. All necessary supplies will be provided.
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.
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)
Thu., 5/14/15, 6:30pm – 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Learn about the science behind the wetlands around the Penokee Hills region of northern Wisconsin, and potential impacts to the wetlands from a proposed iron ore mine. Tracy Hames, executive director of the Wisconsin Wetlands Association, will discuss the beauty and diversity ... (read more)
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)
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., 6/15/15, 7:00pm – 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Stop by the library to watch a selection of talks from the TED lecture series! Twice each month, we'll show a variety of informative, entertaining talks either related to a theme or randomly chosen and discussion is encouraged! This specific program's talks ... (read more)