Children of all ages are invited to celebrate heroism and discover the joy of reading through a variety of summer activities! (See below.)
Reading is its own reward! Register your children for Summer Reading Club at any MCPL location or online. You will receive a log to track their summer reading, and in August, they can report their accomplishments to receive a free book and a book bag!
Registration is now open at all MCPL locations and online.
Need some ideas for what to read this summer? Check out our Staff Reviews and Staff Picks for grades K-2, 3-5 and 6-8!
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
400 North Fourth Avenue,
"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
123 Main Street,
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.
Children of all ages and their families are invited to build creative projects using LEGO® blocks! Blocks will be provided.
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.
Tue., 8/11/15, 1:00pm
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.
Wed., 8/12/15, 1:00pm
300 North First Street,
Children and families are invited to watch "Big Hero 6 " in the children's aquarium room. Rated PG. 102 min. Note: This event takes the place of the quot;Monsters vs Aliens " showing originally scheduled for the same date and time.
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.