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Summer Library Program Events


Summer Comics Club

Mon., 6/1/15 Thu., 8/20/15 @ MCPL Wausau
Do you love comic books? Through our Summer Library Program theme of heroes and superheroes, MCPL Wausau is starting a discussion group for fans of comics and graphic novels. The group will meet at 7 p.m. on the fourth Thursday of the ... (read more)
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Mondays with TED

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! June is LGBT Awareness ... (read more)
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History of Railroading in Marathon County

Tue., 6/2/15, 9:00am 10:00am @ MCPL Spencer
Gary Gisselman from the Marathon County Historical Society will be taking us down memory lane as he discusses the history of the railroads in Spencer as well as Marathon County. Join Older American Day at the Spencer Library on June 2, ... (read more)
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Lunch and Learn: Women in the Pop Culture Workforce

Wed., 6/3/15, 12:00pm 1:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Spend your lunch hour at the library and learn something new during MCPL Wausau's "Lunch and Learn" series. Kelly Wilz, associate professor of communication and theater arts at UW-Marshfield/Wood County, will discuss the changing ways in which women are portrayed on popular ... (read more)
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Family Story Time Summer 2015

Thu., 6/4/15, 9:30am Thu., 9/3/15, 10:00am @ MCPL Edgar
The MCPL - Edgar Branch hosts a story time for children under five who don't attend school. During this time, books are read, letters are discussed and various forms of art are appreciated. The story time is held on Thursdays from 9:30 ... (read more)
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LEGO blocks

Family LEGO® Club

Sat., 6/6/15, 11:30am 1:30pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Children of all ages and their families are invited to build creative projects using LEGO blocks! Blocks will be provided. Free and open to the public. No registration required. ... (read more)
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Older Americans Day: Heroes of Marathon County

Mon., 6/8/15, 10:00am 11:00am @ MCPL Wausau
Did you know that Marathon County has its share of well-known heroes? Gary Gisselman of the Marathon County Historical Society will present this Older Americans Day program on such fabled locals as football player Elroy "Crazy Legs" Hirsch, the Fromm Brothers of ... (read more)
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Book Club: "To Kill A Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "To Kill A Mockingbird" by Harper Lee. ... (read more)
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Summer Reading Party

Mon., 6/8/15, 6:00pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Athens
Help us celebrate the start of summer and the summer reading program by joining us for a special story time. We’ll have superhero themed books and activities to share. After the stories are read, we’ll have a craft for you to make ... (read more)
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Book Club: "Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker" by Jennifer Chiaverini

Tue., 6/9/15, 2:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Hatley
Each month book club participants discuss a featured selection. For June, Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker by Jennifer Chiaverini is the featured selection. The publisher summary states, “In Mrs. Lincoln’s Dressmaker, novelist Jennifer Chiaverini presents a stunning account of the friendship that blossomed between ... (read more)
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Book Club: White Ghost Girls by Alice Greenway

Thu., 6/11/15, 11:30am 12:30pm @ MCPL Edgar
Everyone is invited to attend and discuss the book of the month.- The book White Ghost Girls by Alice Greenway, is about sisters, memory and loss. The story takes place in Hong Kong where this family lives because their fathers a photographer, ... (read more)
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Book Club: "Dog Stars" by Peter Heller

Thu., 6/11/15, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Athens
Join us for a discussion of "Dog Stars" by Peter Heller. Surviving a pandemic disease that has killed everyone he knows, a pilot establishes a shelter in an abandoned airport hangar before hearing a random radio transmission that compels him to risk ... (read more)
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YA For Adults Book Club

Thu., 6/11/15, 7:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Starting with "Twilight" and "Harry Potter," young adult literature has grown in popularity with more and more adults enjoying novels written for teens. Join our young adult librarian for a discussion around some of the most popular teen novels of the last ... (read more)
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Experiments With Paint

Fri., 6/12/15, 1:30pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
School-aged children (grades K-5) are invited to the library for messy and fun experiments with paint! Children can try a variety of techniques such as fingerpainting and watercolors. Some non-traditional techniques such as pom-pom dropping and squirt bottle creations will also be ... (read more)
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Stratford Book Club "Invention of Wings" by Sue Monk Kidd

Mon., 6/15/15, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Stratford
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "Invention of Wings" by Sue Monk Kidd. On Sarah's eleventh birthday, she is given ownership of ten-year-old Handful, who is to be her handmaid. We follow their journeys over the next 34 ... (read more)
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Heroes of the Never Forgotten Honor Flight

Mon., 6/15/15, 6:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Spencer
"Mail Call" is one of the highlights for the veterans on the Never Forgotten Honor Flight on their way home from Washington D.C. Please join the Spencer Branch Library on June 15, 2015 @ 6:00pm - 8:00pm as we make cards and ... (read more)
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Sweet Dreams Family Storytime

Mon., 6/15/15, 6:30pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Families, please join us for an evening family story time this summer. Children can wear their pajamas and bring their favorite stuffed toy. No registration required.
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Women's Night Out: "Me Before You" by Jojo Moyes

Mon., 6/15/15, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join the Women's Night Out book club for a friendly discussion of "Me Before You." Jojo Moyes' 2012 novel brings to life two people who couldn't have less in common, and is a heartbreakingly romantic novel that asks, What do you do ... (read more)
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Sword in the Stone

Tue., 6/16/15, 10:30am 11:30am @ MCPL Wausau
You will not want to miss this engaging adaptation of the legendary story of the relationship between the future King Arthur and the wise old sorcerer Merlin. Children of all ages will enjoy this fascinating, humorous theatrical performance by the Traveling Lantern ... (read more)
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My Dad is My Super Hero

Tue., 6/16/15, 11:00am 3:00pm @ MCPL Marathon City
Children of all ages can create a hero-themed Father's Day card for their favorite super hero...DAD! Show Dad how much his "super powers" are appreciated.
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Sword in the Stone

Tue., 6/16/15, 2:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
You will not want to miss this engaging adaptation of the legendary story of the relationship between the future King Arthur and the wise old sorcerer Merlin. Children of all ages will enjoy this fascinating, humorous theatrical performance by the Traveling Lantern ... (read more)
Theatre Slp Wausau Adults Children Early Elementary Parents | Add to your calendar.

Read to a Therapy Dog!

Tue., 6/16/15, 6:00pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Children can practice their reading skills by reading stories out loud to some well-behaved dogs from Therapy Dogs of Central Wisconsin!
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Sword in the Stone

Wed., 6/17/15, 10:30am 11:30am @ MCPL Edgar
You will not want to miss this engaging adaptation of the legendary story of the relationship between the future King Arthur and the wise old sorcerer Merlin. Children of all ages will enjoy this fascinating, humorous theatrical performance by the Traveling Lantern ... (read more)
Theatre Slp Edgar Adults Children Early Elementary Parents | Add to your calendar.

Lunch and Learn: Hunger in Marathon County

Wed., 6/17/15, 12:00pm 1:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Bring your lunch to MCPL Wausau and learn from local and regional experts on a variety of topics! June is National Hunger Awareness Month, and members of the Marathon County Hunger Coalition will share information about hunger and food insecurity in our ... (read more)
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Favorite Hero Stories and Crafts

Wed., 6/17/15, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Stratford
Visit the Stratford Library dressed like your favorite hero, hear stories about heroes and make craft projects related to superheroes.
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Children's Superhero Matinee

Wed., 6/17/15, 1:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children and families are invited to watch "The Incredibles" in the children's aquarium room for a special superhero matinee! "The Incredibles" is 115 minutes long and rated PG. The movie is about a family of superheroes who are trying to live the ... (read more)
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Sword in the Stone

Wed., 6/17/15, 1:30pm 2:30pm @ MCPL Mosinee
You will not want to miss this engaging adaptation of the legendary story of the relationship between the future King Arthur and the wise old sorcerer Merlin. Children of all ages will enjoy this fascinating, humorous theatrical performance by the Traveling Lantern ... (read more)
Theatre Slp Mosinee Adults Children Early Elementary Parents | Add to your calendar.

Read to a Therapy Dog!

Thu., 6/18/15, 1:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children can practice their reading skills by reading aloud to the well-behaved dogs from Therapy Dogs of Central Wisconsin. Preschool children who are not yet reading can tell stories to dogs and pet them. No registration is required. ... (read more)
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Randy Peterson-“Tommy Wants to Meet a Hero”

Thu., 6/18/15, 1:30pm 2:30pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Randy, a nationally-recognized children’s musician, tells a musical story about a boy named Tommy who is on a mission to meet a superhero. Sing-along songs and audience participation are part of his unforgettable shows. Free and open to the public.
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Teen Movie Night

Thu., 6/18/15, 6:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens (grades 6-12) are invited to a free movie on the library's third floor! (Title TBA.) ... (read more)
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Superhero Trivia

Thu., 6/18/15, 6:30pm Mon., 6/15/15, 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Adults and teens! Display your superhero trivia knowledge! Come as a team or just show up and join a team. Prizes will be awarded to the top trivia team! Questions will be drawn from a wide variety of superhero traditions, ... (read more)
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Soda Pups Dogs Show

Tue., 6/23/15, 10:30am 11:30am @ MCPL Wausau
Meet the "Soda Pups", trained Pomeranian dogs named after soft drinks who will perform amazing tricks and obedience skills. Children may pet the dogs after the show. Free and open to the public.
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Randy Peterson—“Tommy Wants to Meet a Hero”

Tue., 6/23/15, 10:30am 11:30am @ MCPL Hatley
Randy, a nationally-recognized children’s musician, tells a musical story about a boy named Tommy who is on a mission to meet a superhero. Sing-along songs and audience participation are part of his unforgettable shows. Free and open to the public.
Music Slp Hatley Adults Children Parents Seniors Tweens | Add to your calendar.

Soda Pups Dog Show

Tue., 6/23/15, 2:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Meet the "Soda Pups", trained Pomeranian dogs named after soft drinks who will perform amazing tricks and obedience skills. Children may pet the dogs after the show.
Animals Slp Wausau Adults Children Early Elementary Parents | Add to your calendar.

Randy Peterson—“Tommy Wants to Meet a Hero”

Tue., 6/23/15, 2:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Athens
Randy, a nationally-recognized children’s musician, tells a musical story about a boy named Tommy who is on a mission to meet a superhero. Sing-along songs and audience participation are part of his unforgettable shows. Free and open to the public.
Music Slp Athens Adults Children Parents Preschool Seniors | Add to your calendar.

Read to a Therapy Dog!

Tue., 6/23/15, 6:00pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Children can practice their reading skills by reading stories out loud to some well-behaved dogs from Therapy Dogs of Central Wisconsin!
None 0 Slp Rothschild Children | Add to your calendar.

Movie Night: "Selma"

Tue., 6/23/15, 6:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us for a free movie, and bring your snacks! Follow Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and other civil rights activists over a three-month period in 1965 to secure voting rights, culminating in a march from Selma to Montgomery, Ala. "Selma" was ... (read more)
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Create Your Own Comic!

Tue., 6/23/15, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens and Tweens! Would you like to learn how to create your own comic? Join us to learn the comic creating process step-by-step, including demonstrations on how to draw and create by a real comic artist! You will learn ... (read more)
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Nature's Biggest, Fastest, Strongest and Smelliest

Wed., 6/24/15, 10:00am 1:30pm @ MCPL Marathon City
Environmental educator David Stokes shares stories and songs about nature’s biggest, fastest, strongest and smelliest animals. With his infectious enthusiasm, humor and live animals all ages will be captivated. Free and open to the public.
Animals Nature Slp Marathon City Adults Children Parents Preschool Seniors | Add to your calendar.
The All-Girl Filling Station's Last Reunion by Fan

Book Club: "The All-Girl Filling Station's Last Reunion" by Fannie Flagg

Wed., 6/24/15, 11:00am 12:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "The All-Girl Filling Station's Last Reunion" by Fannie Flagg. ... (read more)
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Classic Book Club: "The Settlers (The Emigrants #3)" by Vilhelm Moberg

Wed., 6/24/15, 12:00pm 1:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join the Classic Book Club for a lively discussion of the third novel in Vilhelm Moberg's Emigrants series, which focuses on Karl Oskar and Kristina as they adapt to their new homeland and struggle to survive on their farm. No registration is ... (read more)
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Nature's Biggest, Fastest, Strongest and Smelliest

Wed., 6/24/15, 1:30pm 2:30pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Environmental educator David Stokes shares stories and songs about nature’s biggest, fastest, strongest and smelliest animals. With his infectious enthusiasm, humor and live animals all ages will be captivated. Free and open to the public.
Animals Nature Slp Mosinee Adults Children Early Elementary Preschool | Add to your calendar.

Tom Pease

Wed., 6/24/15, 2:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Stratford
Children and their families are invited to receive a great big "musical hug" from Tom Pease. Tom is a regionally-renowned musician, storyteller and humorist. This family-friendly program is free and open to the public.
Music Slp Stratford Adults Children Parents Preschool Seniors | Add to your calendar.

Professor Marvel's Super Hero Magic Show

Thu., 6/25/15, 11:00am 12:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Lynn and Rob Holbrook (a.k.a. Professor Marvel) present a fun, fast-paced magic show focusing on super heroes in books and the hero in each one of us. Children of all ages will not want to miss this exciting, interactive show. Free and ... (read more)
None 0 Slp Rothschild Adults Children Early Elementary Parents | Add to your calendar.

Professor Marvel's Super Hero Magic Show

Thu., 6/25/15, 1:30pm 2:30pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Lynn and Rob Holbrook (a.k.a. Professor Marvel) present a fun, fast-paced magic show focusing on super heroes in books and the hero in each one of us. Children of all ages will not want to miss this exciting, interactive show. Free and ... (read more)
None 0 Slp Rothschild Adults Seniors | Add to your calendar.

Summer LEGO® Club

Thu., 6/25/15, 3:30pm 5:00pm @ MCPL Athens
Children of all ages and their families are invited to build creative projects using LEGO® blocks! Blocks will be provided.
None 0 Slp Athens Children Tweens | Add to your calendar.

Local Heroes-Wausau Fire Department

Sat., 6/27/15, 10:30am 12:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Our local heroes from the Wausau Fire Department will be here to talk to children and families about fire safety and fighting fires. Themed stories for children will be shared and a fire engine and rescue vehicle will also be available for ... (read more)
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Randy Peterson—“Tommy Wants to Meet a Hero”

Tue., 6/30/15, 10:30am 11:30am @ MCPL Wausau
Randy, a nationally-recognized children’s musician, tells a musical story about a boy named Tommy who is on a mission to meet a superhero. Sing-along songs and audience participation are part of his unforgettable shows. Free and open to the public.
Music Slp Wausau Adults Children Parents Preschool Seniors | Add to your calendar.

Nature’s Biggest, Fastest, Strongest and Smelliest

Tue., 6/30/15, 10:30am 11:30am @ MCPL Hatley
Environmental educator David Stokes shares stories and songs about nature’s biggest, fastest, strongest and smelliest animal heroes. With his infectious enthusiasm, humor and live animals, all ages will be captivated. Free and open to the public.
Animals Nature Slp Hatley Adults Children Early Elementary Parents | Add to your calendar.

Randy Peterson—“Tommy Wants to Meet a Hero”

Tue., 6/30/15, 2:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Randy, a nationally-recognized children’s musician, tells a musical story about a boy named Tommy who is on a mission to meet a superhero. Sing-along songs and audience participation are part of his unforgettable shows. Free and open to the public.
Music Slp Wausau Adults Children Parents Preschool Seniors | Add to your calendar.

Nature's Biggest, Fastest, Strongest and Smelliest

Tue., 6/30/15, 2:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Spencer
Environmental educator David Stokes shares stories and songs about nature’s biggest, fastest, strongest and smelliest animals. With his infectious enthusiasm, humor and live animals all ages will be captivated. Free and open to the public.
Animals Nature Slp Spencer Adults Children Parents Preschool Seniors | Add to your calendar.

Read to a Therapy Dog!

Tue., 6/30/15, 6:00pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Children can practice their reading skills by reading stories out loud to some well-behaved dogs from Therapy Dogs of Central Wisconsin!
None 0 Slp Rothschild Children | Add to your calendar.

Randy Peterson—“Tommy Wants to Meet a Hero”

Wed., 7/1/15, 10:30am 11:30am @ MCPL Edgar
Randy, a nationally-recognized children’s musician, tells a musical story about a boy named Tommy who is on a mission to meet a superhero. Sing-along songs and audience participation are part of his unforgettable shows. Free and open to the public.
Music Slp Edgar Adults Children Early Elementary Parents | Add to your calendar.

Children's Superhero Matinee

Wed., 7/1/15, 1:00pm 4:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children and families are invited to watch "Despicable Me" and "Despicable Me 2" in the children's aquarium room for a special superhero matinee! "Despicable Me" will be shown at 1pm and "Despicable Me 2" at 2:45pm. The movies are rated PG and ... (read more)
Movie Slp Wausau Children Early Elementary Preschool Tweens | Add to your calendar.

Randy Peterson—“Tommy Wants to Meet a Hero”

Wed., 7/1/15, 1:30pm 2:30pm @ MCPL Stratford
Randy, a nationally-recognized children’s musician, tells a musical story about a boy named Tommy who is on a mission to meet a superhero. Sing-along songs and audience participation are part of his unforgettable shows. Free and open to the public.
Music Slp Stratford Adults Children Parents Preschool Seniors | Add to your calendar.

Heros in our Community Storytime

Tue., 7/7/15, 10:30am 11:15am @ MCPL Rothschild
Come join this special Story Time and learn about the different heroes in our community through books and songs. A special guest will be making an appearance to speak about what job he has in the community! All ages are welcome!
Community Story Time Slp Rothschild Adults Children Parents | Add to your calendar.

Nature's Biggest, Fastest, Strongest and Smelliest

Tue., 7/7/15, 10:30am 11:30am @ MCPL Wausau
Environmental educator David Stokes shares stories and songs about nature’s biggest, fastest, strongest and smelliest animals. With his infectious enthusiasm, humor and live animals all ages will be captivated. Free and open to the public.
Animals Nature Slp Wausau Adults Children Parents Preschool Seniors | Add to your calendar.

Hero Day at Hatley

Tue., 7/7/15, 10:30am 11:30am @ MCPL Hatley
Children can become the Super Hero they always wanted to become. Whether a famous favorite, local hero or their own personal version of a super hero, children (with the help of parents or caregivers) will be able to create the costume to ... (read more)
Crafts Slp Hatley Adults Children Early Elementary Parents | Add to your calendar.

Nature's Biggest, Fastest, Strongest and Smelliest

Tue., 7/7/15, 2:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Environmental educator David Stokes shares stories and songs about nature’s biggest, fastest, strongest and smelliest animals. With his infectious enthusiasm, humor and live animals all ages will be captivated. Free and open to the public.
Animals Nature Slp Wausau Adults Children Parents Preschool Seniors | Add to your calendar.

Read to a Therapy Dog!

Tue., 7/7/15, 6:00pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Children can practice their reading skills by reading stories out loud to some well-behaved dogs from Therapy Dogs of Central Wisconsin!
None 0 Slp Rothschild Children | Add to your calendar.

Randy Peterson—“Tommy Wants to Meet a Hero”

Wed., 7/8/15, 10:00am 11:00am @ MCPL Marathon City
Randy, a nationally-recognized children’s musician, tells a musical story about a boy named Tommy who is on a mission to meet a superhero. Sing-along songs and audience participation are part of his unforgettable shows. Free and open to the public.
Music Slp Marathon City Adults Children Parents Preschool Seniors | Add to your calendar.

Local Heroes: The Mosinee Police Department

Wed., 7/8/15, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Children are invited to meet members of Mosinee's police department. The police will teach everyone about how they protect their community and how you can help them out by staying safe.
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Superhero Training Camp

Wed., 7/8/15, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Athens
Children of all ages are invited to a superhero training camp where they will create their own superhero identity and practice their hero skills at different stations. This event is free and open to the public.
Activities Crafts Slp Athens Children Early Elementary Preschool Tweens | Add to your calendar.

Randy Peterson—“Tommy Wants to Meet a Hero”

Wed., 7/8/15, 2:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Spencer
Randy, a nationally-recognized children’s musician, tells a musical story about a boy named Tommy who is on a mission to meet a superhero. Sing-along songs and audience participation are part of his unforgettable shows. Free and open to the public.
Music Slp Spencer Adults Children Early Elementary Parents | Add to your calendar.
I am Malala by Malala Yousafzai

Book Club: "I am Malala" by Malala Yousafzai

Thu., 7/9/15, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Athens
Join us for a discussion of "I am Malala: The girl who stood up for education and was shot by the Taliban" by Malala Yousafzai. The book documents the educational pursuits of the Nobel Peace Prize nominee who became an international symbol ... (read more)
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Stamp and Sticker Party

Fri., 7/10/15, 1:30pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
School-aged children (grades K-5) are invited to the library to create cards and decorate other projects with a variety of stamps and stickers. All materials and supplies will be provided.
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Paws Enforcing Laws

Sat., 7/11/15, 10:30am 11:30am @ MCPL Wausau
Children and families are invited to meet our local heroes: Deputy Cory S. Gladden and his dog Radar from the Marathon County Sheriff's Department, K-9 Unit. With Radar's help, Deputy Gladden will demonstrate and talk about how trained dogs are their ... (read more)
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Book Club: "The Boys in the Boat" by Daniel James Brown

Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "The Boys in the Boat" by Daniel James Brown. ... (read more)
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Teen Trivia Night

Mon., 7/13/15, 6:00pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Athens
Teens (grades 6-12) are invited to test their knowledge of superheroes, sidekicks, and villains at our trivia night.
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Professor Marvel's Super Hero Magic Show

Tue., 7/14/15, 10:30am 11:30am @ MCPL Wausau
Lynn and Rob Holbrook (a.k.a. Professor Marvel) present a fun, fast-paced magical show focusing on super heroes in books and the hero in each one of us. Children of all ages will not want to miss this exciting, interactive show. Free and ... (read more)
None 0 Slp Wausau Adults Children Early Elementary Parents | Add to your calendar.

Professor Marvel's Super Hero Magic Show

Tue., 7/14/15, 2:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Lynn and Rob Holbrook (a.k.a. Professor Marvel) present a fun, fast-paced magical show focusing on super heroes in books and the hero in each one of us. Children of all ages will not want to miss this exciting, interactive magic show. ... (read more)
None 0 Slp Wausau Adults Children Parents Preschool Tweens | Add to your calendar.
Chocolate Chip Cookie Mystery by Joanne Fluke

Book Club: "Chocolate Chip Cookie Mystery" by Joanne Fluke

Tue., 7/14/15, 2:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Hatley
Each month book club participants discuss a featured selection. For July, the Chocolate Chip Cookie Mystery by Joanne Fluke is the featured selection. The publisher summary states, “Hannah Swensen already has her hands full, between dodging her mother's attempts to marry her ... (read more)
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Read to a Therapy Dog!

Tue., 7/14/15, 6:00pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Children can practice their reading skills by reading stories out loud to some well-behaved dogs from Therapy Dogs of Central Wisconsin!
None 0 Slp Rothschild Children | Add to your calendar.

Bracelets for a Cause

Tue., 7/14/15, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens and Tweens: Would you like to make a difference in a young child's life? Please join us to create some really cool bracelets that we can donate to the Children's Hospital of Wisconsin (www.chw.org). The Children's Hospital will ... (read more)
Activities Art Charity Community Crafts Slp Wausau Children Teens Tweens | Add to your calendar.

Professor Marvel's Super Hero Magic Show

Wed., 7/15/15, 10:30am 11:30am @ MCPL Edgar
Lynn and Rob Holbrook (a.k.a. Professor Marvel) present a fun, fast-paced magical show focusing on super heroes in books and the hero in each one of us. Children of all ages will not want to miss this exciting, interactive show. Free and ... (read more)
None 0 Slp Edgar Adults Children Early Elementary Parents | Add to your calendar.

Read Books and Juggle Everything Else

Wed., 7/15/15, 10:30am 11:30am @ MCPL Hatley
The Truly Remarkable Loon will amaze you as he juggles balls, clubs, bean bag chairs, books, and performs his plate-spinning routine. All ages are welcome to attend this free performance.
Juggling Slp Hatley Adults Children Parents Preschool Seniors | Add to your calendar.

Professor Marvel's Super Hero Magic Show

Wed., 7/15/15, 1:30pm 2:30pm @ MCPL Stratford
Lynn and Rob Holbrook (a.k.a. Professor Marvel) present a fun, fast-paced magical show focusing on super heroes in books and the hero in each one of us. Children of all ages will not want to miss this exciting, interactive show. Free and ... (read more)
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Read Books and Juggle Everything Else

Wed., 7/15/15, 1:30pm 2:30pm @ MCPL Mosinee
The Truly Remarkable Loon will amaze you as he juggles balls, clubs, bean bag chairs, books, and performs his plate-spinning routine. All ages are welcome to attend this free performance.
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Read Books and Juggle Everything Else

Wed., 7/15/15, 1:30pm 2:30pm @ MCPL Mosinee
The Truly Remarkable Loon will amaze you as he juggles balls, clubs, bean bag chairs, books, and performs his plate-spinning routine. All ages are welcome to attend this free performance.
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Professor Marvel's Super Hero Magic Show

Thu., 7/16/15, 10:00am 11:00am @ MCPL Marathon City
Lynn and Rob Holbrook (a.k.a. Professor Marvel) present a fun, fast-paced magical show focusing on super heroes in books and the hero in each one of us. Children of all ages will not want to miss this exciting, interactive show. Free and ... (read more)
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Read Books and Juggle Everything Else

Thu., 7/16/15, 11:00am 12:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
The Truly Remarkable Loon will amaze you as he juggles balls, clubs, bean bag chairs, books, and performs his plate-spinning routine. All ages are welcome to attend this free performance.
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Read Books and Juggle Everything Else

Thu., 7/16/15, 1:30pm 2:30pm @ MCPL Rothschild
The Truly Remarkable Loon will amaze you as he juggles balls, clubs, bean bag chairs, books, and performs his plate-spinning routine. All ages are welcome to attend this free performance.
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Professor Marvel's Super Hero Magic Show

Thu., 7/16/15, 2:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Athens
Lynn and Rob Holbrook (a.k.a. Professor Marvel) present a fun, fast-paced magic show focusing on super heroes in books and the hero in each one of us. Children of all ages will not want to miss this exciting, interactive show. Free and ... (read more)
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Altered Books: Add a Monster

Thu., 7/16/15, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
By now everyone has seen the thrift store landscapes where an artist has added something new to the picture. Teens are invited to alter a picture book to add a monster to the text and pictures. We will provide the ... (read more)
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Stratford Book Club "The Thirteenth Tale" by Diane Setterfield

Mon., 7/20/15, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Stratford
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "The Thirteenth Tale" by Diane Setterfield. Biographer Margaret Lea is asked to write mysterious novelist Vida Winter's life story. As Vida unfolds her story, she shares with Margaret dark family secrets ... (read more)
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Read to a Therapy Dog

Mon., 7/20/15, 6:00pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Spencer
Join the Spencer Branch Library on July 20th from 6:00pm,- 7:30pm to read to a therapy dog. Children are invited to come and practice their reading to a well trained therapy dog. Your child will enjoy reading out loud as ... (read more)
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Craft Day

Tue., 7/21/15, 1:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children of all ages are invited to join us to create art and craft projects with a hero theme. This is a drop-in activity. All supplies are provided. Free and open to the public.
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Read to a Therapy Dog!

Tue., 7/21/15, 6:00pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Children can practice their reading skills by reading stories out loud to some well-behaved dogs from Therapy Dogs of Central Wisconsin!
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Mask Making Workshop

Tue., 7/21/15, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Masks are used to hide your identity…whether you are a thief, a superhero, a villain or partygoer. Often we wear masks to hide who we truly are. Or we “wear” many different masks throughout our day; sister, brother, son, daughter, ... (read more)
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"Where'd You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple

Book Club: "Where'd You Go, Bernadette" by Maria Semple

Wed., 7/22/15, 11:00am 12:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss The Storyteller by Jodi Picoult. ... (read more)
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Local Heroes: The Mosinee Firefighters

Wed., 7/22/15, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Come to the library to meet the Mosinee firefighters and learn how to stay safe in a fire!
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Summer Lego Club: Build a Superhero Lair

Wed., 7/22/15, 1:30pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Joins us for summer themed Lego club. Children and caregivers are invited to collaborate in creating a superhero's lair using Lego bricks and building pieces. All creations will be displayed in the Children's Department until the next Lego club.
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Mr. Steve, Master Facilitator of Fun

Thu., 7/23/15, 11:00am 12:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Join us for Mr. Steve, a.k.a. "The Master Facilitator of Fun”. There will be plenty of audience participation in this fast-paced musical comedy show as Steve Lundquist performs silly magic and creates wacky balloon creatures for children. Free fun for the whole ... (read more)
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Mr. Steve, Master Facilitator of Fun

Thu., 7/23/15, 1:30pm 2:30pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Join us for Mr. Steve, a.k.a. "The Master Facilitator of Fun”. There will be plenty of audience participation in this fast-paced musical comedy show as Mr. Steve performs silly magic and creates wacky balloon creatures. Free fun for the whole ... (read more)
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Washi Tape-Palooza

Thu., 7/23/15, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
School-aged children (grades K-5) are invited to make a variety of washi tape crafts! Children can use this decorative masking tape to decorate magnets, pencils, bookmarks and other materials. All supplies and materials will be provided.
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Children's Hero Matinee

Fri., 7/24/15, 1:00pm 2:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children and families are invited to watch "Hercules" in the children's aquarium room for a special hero matinee! "Hercules" is 93 minutes long and rated G. The movie is about the son of the Greek Gods Zeus and Hera who is stripped ... (read more)
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Building Adventures

Sat., 7/25/15, 10:30am 12:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children and their families are invited to build and create together with blocks, tinker toys and other materials. This family-friendly program involves hands-on, open-ended exploration. All materials will be provided. It is free and open to the public.
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Mondays with TED

Mon., 7/27/15, 7:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Stop by the library to watch and discuss a selection of talks from the TED lecture series! (TED is a nonprofit group dedicated to sharing ideas in the form of powerful talks up to 20 min. in length.) All TED programs are free ... (read more)
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Tom Pease

Tue., 7/28/15, 10:30am 11:30am @ MCPL Wausau
Children and their families are invited to receive a great big "musical hug" from Tom Pease. Tom is a regionally-renowned musician, storyteller and humorist. This family-friendly program is free and open to the public.
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Craft Day

Tue., 7/28/15, 11:00am 3:00pm @ MCPL Marathon City
Children and their families are invited to create hero themed arts and crafts. All supplies will be provided.
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Spaghetti Buildings

Tue., 7/28/15, 1:30pm 2:30pm @ MCPL Stratford
"Unlimited possibilities @ your library" – school-age children are invited to construct buildings out of spaghetti and marshmallows. Use your creativity, imagination, and engineering skills to build the tallest, widest, or weirdest building!
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Tom Pease

Tue., 7/28/15, 2:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children and their families are invited to receive a great big "musical hug" from Tom Pease. Tom is a regionally-renowned musician, storyteller and humorist. This family-friendly program is free and open to the public.
Music Slp Wausau Adults Children Parents Preschool Seniors | Add to your calendar.

Read to a Therapy Dog!

Tue., 7/28/15, 6:00pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Children can practice their reading skills by reading stories out loud to some well-behaved dogs from Therapy Dogs of Central Wisconsin!
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Local Heroes: Humane Society of Marathon County

Wed., 7/29/15, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Ever wonder how you can help animals in need? Come to the Mosinee Branch to learn about the Humane Society of Marathon County. Find out how the organization promotes the welfare of local animals and how you can get involved.
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Hometown Heroes

Wed., 7/29/15, 2:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Edgar
The Edgar Branch Library along with various Heroes of Edgar will be doing art and craft projects together on Wednesday July 29 at 2pm. Children of all ages are invited to meet these Heroes. There will be a policeman, a fireman, a ... (read more)
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What's It Worth? Antiques Appraisal

Sun., 8/2/15, 1:30pm 4:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Antiques expert Mark Moran is coming back to MCPL Wausau! Moran has more than three decades of experience buying and selling antiques and is coming to the library to appraise your antiques - and this time with no registration fees! There is a ... (read more)
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Read to a Therapy Dog!

Tue., 8/4/15, 6:00pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Children can practice their reading skills by reading stories out loud to some well-behaved dogs from Therapy Dogs of Central Wisconsin!
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Superhero Craft Day

Wed., 8/5/15, 12:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Children of all ages are invited to make themselves into superheroes by making their own capes, masks, cuffs, and shields as well as book marks and bracelets.
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Craft Day

Wed., 8/5/15, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Athens
Children and their families are invited to create hero themed arts and crafts. All supplies will be provided.
Art Crafts Slp Athens Children Preschool Tweens | Add to your calendar.

The Super-est Superhero Debate

Thu., 8/6/15, 6:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Who is the mightiest superhero of them all? Can Batman defeat Superman or anyone else? Would the Incredible Hulk crush all competition? This is your chance to present "evidence" in support of your favorite superhero. We'll form teams, or let you go ... (read more)
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YA for Adults Book Club

Thu., 8/6/15, 7:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Starting with "Twilight" and "Harry Potter," young adult literature has grown in popularity with more and more adults enjoying novels written for teens. Join our young adult librarian for a discussion around some of the most popular teen novels of the last ... (read more)
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Lots of Dots-Dot Art

Sat., 8/8/15, 10:30am 11:30am @ MCPL Wausau
Families and children are invited to hear stories and create art together using all kinds of dots and other circular materials. All materials will be provided; free and open to the public.
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Book Club: "All the Light We Cannot See" by Anthony Doerr

Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "All the Light We Cannot See" by Anthony Doerr. ... (read more)
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Library Pool Day

Tue., 8/11/15, 1:00pm 7:50pm @ Wausau Outdoor Pools
Family members are invited to swim at Wausau's outdoor pools for free with a library card, thanks to a partnership with Wausau and Marathon County Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department. One card is good for the entire family.
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Bombshell by Catherine Coulter

Book Club: "Bombshell" by Catherine Coulter

Tue., 8/11/15, 2:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Hatley
Each month book club participants discuss a featured selection. For August, Bombshell by Catherine Coulter is the featured selection. The publisher summary states, “FBI Special Agent Griffin Hammersmith, last seen in Backfire, has been recruited by Dillon Savich to join his unit ... (read more)
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Read to a Therapy Dog!

Tue., 8/11/15, 6:00pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Children can practice their reading skills by reading stories out loud to some well-behaved dogs from Therapy Dogs of Central Wisconsin!
None 0 Slp Rothschild Children | Add to your calendar.

Children's Superhero Matinee

Wed., 8/12/15, 1:00pm 2:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children and families are invited to watch "Monsters vs. Aliens" in the children's aquarium room for a special superhero matinee! "Monsters vs. Aliens" is 94 minutes long and rated PG. The movie is about a woman who is transformed into a giant ... (read more)
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Washi Tape-Palooza

Wed., 8/12/15, 6:00pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Stratford
School-aged children are invited to make a variety of washi tape crafts! Children can use this decorative masking tape to decorate magnets, pencils, bookmarks and other materials. All supplies and materials will be provided.
Activities Art Crafts Slp Stratford Children | Add to your calendar.

Craft Day!

Thu., 8/13/15, 1:30pm Wed., 7/15/15, 3:30pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Children and their families or caregivers are invited to the library for hero-themed arts and crafts! All supplies will be provided.
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Design a Gratitude Journal or Book Bag

Thu., 8/13/15, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Tweens! Come join us to design your choice between a book bag or journal, and learn what being grateful really means. Get inspired by some positive quotes, and think about the things that you are grateful for. Also, you ... (read more)
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Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver

Book Club: "Flight Behavior" by Barbara Kingsolver

Thu., 8/13/15, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Athens
Join us in a discussion of "Flight Behavior" by Barbara Kingsolver. Tired of living on a failing farm and suffering oppressive poverty, bored housewife Dellarobia Turnbow, on the way to meet a potential lover, is detoured by a miraculous event on the ... (read more)
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Every Reader a Hero Party

Sat., 8/15/15, 10:30am 12:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Celebrate the everyday hero within you at this congratulatory party for our summer readers. We'll have stories, art and craft projects, games, building materials, and other projects for you. We will also feature activities that will help you contribute your superhero talents ... (read more)
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Stratford Book Club "The Other Typist" by Suzanne Rindell

Mon., 8/17/15, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Stratford
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "The Other Typist" by Suzanne Rindell. Working as a typist for the NYC Police Department in 1923, Rose Baker documents confessions of harrowing crimes and struggles with changing gender roles. Searching ... (read more)
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Read to a Therapy Dog!

Tue., 8/18/15, 6:00pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Children can practice their reading skills by reading stories out loud to some well-behaved dogs from Therapy Dogs of Central Wisconsin!
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Summer Lego Club: Superheroes

Wed., 8/19/15, 1:30pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children and caregivers are invited to participate in themed Lego Clubs for the summer. At this Lego Club, builders are invited to construct a super villain using Lego bricks. All creations will be displayed in the Children's Department until the next Lego ... (read more)
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