Summer Library Program Events
Mon., 7/27/15, 7:00pm – 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau , 300 North First Street, Wausau, Wisconsin 54403
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 ... (read more)
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.
Children and their families are invited to create hero themed arts and crafts. All supplies will be provided.
Tue., 7/28/15, 1:30pm – 2:30pm @ MCPL Stratford , 400 North Fourth Avenue, Stratford, Wisconsin 54484
"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!
Children can practice their reading skills by reading stories out loud to some well-behaved dogs from Therapy Dogs of Central Wisconsin!
Wed., 7/29/15, 1:00pm – 2:00pm @ MCPL Mosinee , 123 Main Street, Mosinee, Wisconsin 54455
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.
Wed., 7/29/15, 2:00pm – 3:00pm @ MCPL Edgar , 224 South Third Avenue, Edgar, Wisconsin 54426
Children of all ages are invited to create some craft projects and meet various "Heroes of Edgar" including a police officer, a firefighter, a teacher and others.
Children of all ages and their families are invited to build creative projects using LEGO® blocks! Blocks will be provided.
Sun., 8/2/15, 1:30pm – 4:30pm @ MCPL Wausau , 300 North First Street, Wausau, Wisconsin 54403
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 limit of one appraisal per person and registration is required. Call 715-261-7230 for more information. ... (read more)
Thu., 8/6/15, 6:00pm – 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau , 300 North First Street, Wausau, Wisconsin 54403
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 ... (read more)
Thu., 8/6/15, 7:00pm – 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau , 300 North First Street, Wausau, Wisconsin 54403
Young adult (YA) literature isn't just for teens! Adults are invited to join our YA librarian for discussions of popular teen novels from the last couple of years. August's book will be "These Broken Stars" by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner.
Sat., 8/8/15, 10:30am – 11:30am @ MCPL Wausau , 300 North First Street, Wausau, Wisconsin 54403
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.
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "All the Light We Cannot See" by Anthony Doerr. ... (read more)
Tue., 8/11/15, 1:00pm – 7:50pm @ Wausau Outdoor Pools , , Wausau, Wisconsin
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.
Tue., 8/11/15, 2:00pm – 3:00pm @ MCPL Hatley , 435 Curtis Avenue, Hatley, Wisconsin 54440
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 ... (read more)
Wed., 8/12/15, 6:00pm – 7:00pm @ MCPL Stratford , 400 North Fourth Avenue, Stratford, Wisconsin 54484
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.
Thu., 8/13/15, 6:30pm – 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau , 300 North First Street, Wausau, Wisconsin 54403
Tweens! Design a book bag or a journal, and learn what being grateful really means. Get inspired by some positive quotes, and think about the things for which you are ... (read more)
Thu., 8/13/15, 6:30pm – 7:30pm @ MCPL Athens , 221 Caroline Street, Athens, Wisconsin 54411
Sat., 8/15/15, 10:30am – 12:30pm @ MCPL Wausau , 300 North First Street, Wausau, Wisconsin 54403
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 ... (read more)
Mon., 8/17/15, 1:00pm – 2:00pm @ MCPL Stratford , 400 North Fourth Avenue, Stratford, Wisconsin 54484
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 ... (read more)
Thu., 8/27/15, 6:00pm – 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau , 300 North First Street, Wausau, Wisconsin 54403
Teens (grades 6-12) are invited to a free movie on the library's third floor! ... (read more)
Thu., 8/27/15, 7:00pm – 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau , 300 North First Street, Wausau, Wisconsin 54403
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 ... (read more)