Summer Library Program Events
Tue., 7/29/14 – Sun., 8/3/14 @ Wisconsin Valley Fair
Library staff and volunteers will be at the Wisconsin Valley Fair throughout the week at a display booth filled with information about the library and activities for all fairgoers of all ages! The booth will be staffed noon through 8pm throughout the week.
Children can practice their reading skills by reading stories out loud to some well-behaved dogs from Therapy Dogs of Central Wisconsin!
Thu., 7/31/14, 6:30pm – 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children of all ages and their families are invited to build creative projects using LEGO® blocks! Blocks will be provided.
Sat., 8/2/14, 2:00pm – 3:45pm @ MCPL Wausau
Tue., 8/5/14, 1:00pm – 7:50pm @ Wausau Outdoor Pools
Bring your library card for free admission to any Wausau-area outdoor public swimming pool. One card is good for the whole family! ... (read more)
Tue., 8/5/14, 1:00pm – 3:00pm @ MCPL Marathon City
Tweens (grades 3-5) can create their own "robots" using recyclable materials! All necessary supplies will be provided, but feel free to bring recyclable materials of your own (cans, jars, wire, cardboard tubes, etc.).
Colossal Fossils, a Wisconsin non-profit, will share its large collection of fossils and fossil replicas during this hands-on presentation for children of all ages! The program also will share local prehistory and locations throughout Wisconsin where fossils may be found.
Children and their families or caregivers are invited to the library for science-themed arts and crafts! All supplies will be provided.
Tue., 8/12/14, 6:00pm – 8:15pm @ MCPL Wausau
Thu., 8/14/14, 3:00pm – 4:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens and tweens can learn the basics of computer programming by working together on a variety of fun and intuitive projects! This program is based on the national Hour of Code initiative.
Thu., 8/14/14, 6:30pm – 7:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Do you dream of being a spy or detective? School-age children (grades K-5) can engage their undercover curiosity with fun activities and science experiments including secret messages, fingerprinting and more!
Sat., 8/16/14, 2:00pm – 4:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Wed., 8/20/14, 6:00pm – 7:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Tue., 8/26/14, 9:30am – 10:15am @ MCPL Mosinee
Mike Breunling, meteorologist for WAOW TV, will present a program on weather safety and the science used to predict severe weather. This is a children's event; join us at 10:30am for the adult version. Note: This event formerly was scheduled for 7/22.
Tue., 8/26/14, 10:30am – 11:15am @ MCPL Mosinee
Mike Breunling, meteorologist for WAOW TV, will present a program on weather safety and the science used to predict severe weather. This is an adult event; join us at 9:30am for the children's version. Note: This event formerly was scheduled for 7/22.