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Wisconsin Science Festival: Curiosity Unleashed

Wisconsin Science Festival: Curiosity Unleashed

The Wisconsin Science Festival is a statewide celebration of science focused on curiosity, creativity and community. Based in Madison, but spread out across the state, a variety of interactive science programs will be offered October 16-19, 2014. Visit their website for a full listing of ...




children yelling

No Yelling!

Mon., 10/20/14, 6:00pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Linda Salzman from the Children's Hospital of Wisconsin will share ways to discipline children without yelling, plus insight into the meanings behind challenging behaviors.
Parenting Series Children Mosinee Adults | Add to your calendar.
pumpkins

Family Fun Night: Pumpkins!

Mon., 10/20/14, 6:00pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Edgar
Children and their families are invited to the library to learn about pumpkins! We'll read pumpkin stories by the light of a jack-o'-lantern, discover the history of pumpkins, and share some pumpkin seed recipes.
Crafts Story Time Family Fun Night Edgar Children | Add to your calendar.
tweens

Tween Club

Tweens (grades 3-5) are invited to the library to make new friends and discover the latest books, technology, art and writing techniques, helpful library resources and more! ... (read more)
More events in this series (7). » Hands-on Learning Crafts Wausau Children Tweens | Add to your calendar.
Muppets Most Wanted

Children's Matinee: "Muppets Most Wanted"

Children and their families are invited to a free movie – "Muppets Most Wanted" – on the library's third floor! (Rated PG | 107 min.) (film details) (request the DVD) ... (read more)
Movie Wausau Children | Add to your calendar.
Mr. Peabody and Sherman

Children's Matinee: "Mr. Peabody and Sherman"

Children and their families are invited to a free movie – "Mr. Peabody and Sherman" – on the library's third floor! (Rated PG | 92 min.) (film details) (request the DVD) ... (read more)
Movie Wausau Children | Add to your calendar.
books

Make a Difference Day

Sat., 10/25/14, 10:00am 12:00pm @ MCPL Marathon City
This event has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience. ... (read more)
Story Time Marathon City Children | Add to your calendar.
books

Make a Difference Day

Wausau Daily Herald employees will share their love of books by reading some of their favorite stories to children at 10am and 11am! Free books will be distributed to children six years of age and younger after each reading session. ... (read more)
Story Time Rothschild Children | Add to your calendar.
pumpkins and gourds

Pumpkin and Gourd Decorating

Tue., 10/28/14, 10:30am 11:30am @ MCPL Rothschild
Children and their families are invited to a special Family Story Time featuring fall and Halloween fun! Paint pumpkins and gourds, sing songs and hear stories. All ages are invited.
Story Time Crafts Rothschild Children | Add to your calendar.
jack 'o lanterns

Spooktacular Blast!

Tue., 10/28/14, 6:00pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Stratford
Children and their families are invited to an evening of Halloween-themed stories and activities. Children are welcome to wear costumes! Presented in partnership with the Stratford Family Resource Center.
Crafts Holiday Stratford Children | Add to your calendar.
Native American dreamcatcher

Celebrate Native American Heritage

Sat., 11/8/14, 10:30am 12:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Help us celebrate Native American Heritage Month with the American Indian Resource Center! Native American stories and legends will be shared as well as authentic music and dancing. Participants will have an opportunity to learn Indian dance steps and create an authentic dreamcatcher. This is a family-friendly event open to all ages.
Community Wausau Adults Children | Add to your calendar.
STEAM logo

S.T.E.A.M. Exploration Station

Hands-on learning activities for children ages 3-5! S.T.E.A.M. programs are specially focused on the core areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics. ... (read more)
More events in this series (5). » Hands-on Learning Science Wausau Children | Add to your calendar.
boat

Boat Science

Thu., 11/13/14, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
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.
Hands-on Learning Science Wausau Children | Add to your calendar.
games

International Games Day

Sat., 11/15/14, 10:30am 1:30pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Children and adults alike are invited to the library to play a variety of board games and card games!
Games Rothschild Adults Children | Add to your calendar.
children in autumn leaves

Family Fun Night: Fall Fun!

Mon., 11/17/14, 6:00pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Edgar
Children and their families will learn about things that happen in autumn every year! We will be reading related stories and making crafts as well. Everyone will be encouraged to share what they like about fall.
Crafts Story Time Family Fun Night Edgar Children | Add to your calendar.
Maleficent

Children's Matinee: "Maleficent"

Children and their families are invited to a free movie – "Maleficent" – on the library's third floor! (Rated PG | 97 min.) (film details) (request the DVD) ... (read more)
Movie Wausau Children | Add to your calendar.
How to Train Your Dragon 2

Children's Matinee: "How to Train Your Dragon 2"

Children and their families are invited to a free movie – "How to Train Your Dragon 2" – on the library's third floor! (Rated PG | 102 min.) (film details) (request the DVD) ... (read more)
Movie Wausau Children | Add to your calendar.
winter holiday symbols

Family Fun Night: Holiday Stories and Crafts

Mon., 12/15/14, 6:00pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Edgar
Children and their families are invited to learn about different holidays that happen at this time of the year. Everyone will be encouraged to share their family traditions. We will be reading related stories and making holiday crafts as well.
Crafts Holiday Story Time Family Fun Night Edgar Children | Add to your calendar.

Visit the Marathon County Public Library (MCPL) for access to thousands of children's books, magazines, videos, audio books, music and more! Plus, MCPL offers a variety of children's events including story times, arts and crafts, sing-alongs, summer reading program, hands-on learning, musical performances, puppet shows and more! MCPL children's activities are intended for children (pre-K–grade 5) and tweens (grades 3–5). Teen programming (grades 6-12) is offered via our TeenZone / Teen Services program.