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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 ...




Creative Power: VSA Wisconsin's Traveling Exhibition

Wed., 3/18/15 Wed., 5/20/15 @ MCPL Wausau
Stop by the library to view works of art created by children, young adults and adults with disabilities from across Wisconsin. The "Creative Power" traveling exhibition includes 30 pieces of art, and is curated by VSA Wisconsin, a group dedicated to providing ... (read more)
Art Community Wausau Adults Children Educators Parents Teens | Add to your calendar.
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Spring Break: DIY Crafts

Mon., 3/30/15, 11:30am 4:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children are invited to create a variety of craft projects at the library during Spring Break! Project ideas, supplies and guidance will be provided by library staff.
Activities Art Crafts Hands-on Learning Wausau Children Early Elementary Tweens | Add to your calendar.
child and puppy

Story Time with the Humane Society!

Tue., 3/31/15, 10:30am 11:30am @ MCPL Rothschild
Children of all ages are invited to discover what the Humane Society of Marathon County is all about! Meet a member of their staff and one of their friendly animals. We also will share stories and songs about pets.
Animals Story Time Rothschild Adults Children Early Elementary Parents | Add to your calendar.
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Spring Break: Children's Movie Matinee

Children and families are invited to view "The Penguins of Madagascar" during this special Spring Break movie matinee! The movie is 92 minutes long and rated PG.
Movie Spring Break Wausau Adults Children Early Elementary Parents | Add to your calendar.
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Create with Rainbow Loom®!

Tue., 3/31/15, 6:00pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Tweens (grades 3-5) can make colorful, woven rubber band artwork and jewelry using Rainbow Loom! Library staff will demonstrate basic weaving techniques and ideas, and kids can make their own projects to take home. All supplies provided.
Art Crafts Rothschild Children Tweens | Add to your calendar.
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Spring Break: "Frozen" Coding

School-aged children (grades K-5) are invited to the library to explore computer coding using a "Frozen" themed activity made available by code.org. Children will learn how to move Anna and Elsa across the ice using computer blocks. Coding games and activities without ... (read more)
Spring Break Hands-on Learning Technology Wausau Children Tweens | Add to your calendar.
LEGO blocks

Spring Break LEGO® Club

Thu., 4/2/15, 11:30am 4:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children of all ages and their families are invited to build creative projects using Lego blocks at this specially-scheduled session of our weekly Lego Club! Blocks and inspiration will be provided by library staff.
Activities Hands-on Learning Spring Break Wausau Children Early Elementary | Add to your calendar.

Experimenting with Yarn: Hand and Arm Knitting

Teens and tweens will have an opportunity to experiment with yarn in the second of a three part event. Our second event will feature finger and arm knitting. Arm knitting can be used to create cowls,scarves or even large blankets. Finger knitting ... (read more)
More events in this series (1). » Art Crafts Hands-on Learning Wausau Children Teens Tweens | Add to your calendar.
Annie DVD cover

Spring Break: Children's Movie Matinee

Children and families are invited to watch the movie "Annie" on the library's third floor during Spring Break! The movie is 118 minutes long and rated PG.
Movie Spring Break Wausau Adults Children Early Elementary Parents | Add to your calendar.
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Duct Tape Palooza

Tue., 4/7/15, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Tweens (grades 3-5) are invited to our second annual Duct Tape Palooza with even more fun duct tape crafts to explore! Projects will include favorites from last year, plus bookmarks, bracelets, wallets, pens and more. Come and create with lots of different ... (read more)
Crafts Hands-on Learning Wausau Children Tweens | Add to your calendar.
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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 (3). » Activities Hands-on Learning Story Time Wausau Adults Children Early Elementary Parents | Add to your calendar.

Children's Festival

Sat., 4/11/15, 9:00am 3:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Bring your children and stop and see us at the 42nd annual Children's Festival at East Gate Hall, Marathon Park, Wausau. We will be in our usual spot at the entryway with information and art and craft projects for your children. This ... (read more)
Activities Crafts Off-site Wausau Adults Children Parents Preschool | Add to your calendar.

Corner Bookmarks

Mon., 4/13/15, 1:00pm Fri., 4/17/15, 5:00pm @ MCPL Athens
Children of all ages are invited to stop into the library to make their own bookmarks during National Library Week. Learn how to make triangle shaped bookmarks to fit onto the corner pages of your books using paper, stickers, markers, and other ... (read more)
Crafts Athens Adults Children Parents Tweens | Add to your calendar.
garden

Enchanted Miniature Woodland Gardens

Tue., 4/14/15, 6:00pm 6:45pm @ MCPL Stratford
How do fairies plant their gardens, create their pathways and build their water features? Join Master Gardener Volunteer Eileen Riehle who will share tips with you on creating and planting your own woodland, herb or other miniature garden. This program ... (read more)
Nature Stratford Adults Children | Add to your calendar.
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Spaghetti Buildings

Tue., 4/14/15, 6:00pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
In honor of the National Library Week theme – "Unlimited possibilities @ your library" – school-age children (grades K-5) are invited to construct buildings out of spaghetti and marshmallows. Use your creativity, imagination, and engineering skills to build the tallest, widest, or ... (read more)
Art Hands-on Learning Rothschild Children | Add to your calendar.
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Dinosaur Science

Thu., 4/16/15, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
School-aged children (grades K-5) are invited to discover the world of dinosaurs. Children will get to excavate dinosaurs from dirt, create fossils out of clay, and attempt to recreate a dinosaur skeleton.
Animals Hands-on Learning Nature Science Wausau Children Early Elementary Tweens | Add to your calendar.

Alien Species Invade the Library! Part One

Sat., 4/18/15, 10:30am 12:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Presented by Snapshot Science, LLC, in collaboration with Robert W. Monk Gardens and Marathon County Public Library: Do you like nature and science? Do you want to see alien species invading Wisconsin? Do you want to learn how to plant seeds ... (read more)
Activities Community Crafts Gardening Hands-on Learning Nature Outdoor Recreation Science Wausau Children Early Elementary Tweens | Add to your calendar.

Reading Makes Cents

Sat., 4/18/15, 10:30am 11:15am @ MCPL Rothschild
Children and their families are invited to join us for this Money Smart Week Big Read Event. There will be stories for children emphasizing financial literacy and saving. The first 50 children will receive the following free of charge--books, piggy bank, coloring ... (read more)
Money Management Story Time Rothschild Adults Children Early Elementary Parents | Add to your calendar.
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Family Fun Night: Spring is here!

Mon., 4/20/15, 6:00pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Edgar
It's time for Family Fun Night! Spring is here! With spring in the air stories and crafts will feature springs things, from butterflies to caterpillars' and flower. There will also be a presentation on how the MCPL website can help make summer ... (read more)
Activities Crafts Edgar Adults Children Parents | Add to your calendar.
earth

Celebrate Earth Day!

Tue., 4/21/15, 10:30am 11:30am @ MCPL Rothschild
Help us celebrate and learn about our Earth in honor of Earth Day! We will read books, sing songs and create crafts – all while learning about the earth and how we can keep it a safe and wonderful place. Children of ... (read more)
Crafts Hands-on Learning Nature Story Time Rothschild Adults Children Parents Preschool | Add to your calendar.

Celebrate Hmong Stories and Culture

Sat., 4/25/15, 10:30am 12:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children and families are invited to join us as we partner with the Hmong American Center to celebrate Hmong Heritage Month. Hear stories and folktales, learn about Hmong clothing, language, and story cloths (pa ndau). Participants will be also have the ... (read more)
Art Crafts Hands-on Learning Story Time Wausau Adults Children Parents Preschool | Add to your calendar.

Finding the Middle Way: Nhriav Txoj Kev Hauv Nraub Nrab

Sat., 4/25/15, 1:00pm 2:45pm @ MCPL Wausau
The public is invited to a community presentation of this documentary film showing the history of the Hmong American community primarily in Portage County. It explores such topics as cultural traditions, working life, intergenerational relationships and Hmong and non-Hmong relationships. There will ... (read more)
Community Movie Wausau Adults Children Preschool Seniors Teens | Add to your calendar.

Poem in Your Pocket Day

Thu., 4/30/15, 1:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Athens
It’s poem in your pocket day! Stop into the library and share your favorite poem by writing it on one of our pocket shaped pieces of paper. Don’t have a poem to share? Pick up one of our favorite poems from the ... (read more)
Poetry Athens Adults Children Seniors | Add to your calendar.

Pigeon Party

Children ages birth through 2nd grade are invited to a party celebrating the one and only Pigeon! We will read Mo Willems classics such as "Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus" and "Pigeon Needs a Bath", among others. Pigeon-related crafts will ... (read more)
Crafts Spencer Children Early Elementary | Add to your calendar.

Pigeon Party

Sat., 5/9/15, 10:30am 11:30am @ MCPL Marathon City
Children ages birth through 2nd grade are invited to a party celebrating the one and only Pigeon! We will read Mo Willems classics such as "Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus" and "Pigeon Needs a Bath", among others. Pigeon-related crafts will ... (read more)
Crafts Story Time Marathon City Children Preschool | Add to your calendar.

Willy Wonka's Magical Chocolate Factory

Sat., 5/9/15, 10:30am 11:30am @ MCPL Wausau
The magical world of candy man Willy Wonka is brought to life in this amazing show by Robert and Lynn Halbook. Willy's adventure begins with recounting the Golden Tickets that changed five children's lives. This show features interactive theatre with lots ... (read more)
Hands-on Learning Theatre Wausau Adults Children Early Elementary Parents | Add to your calendar.

Alien Species Invade the Library! Part 2 out at Monk Gardens

Sat., 5/16/15, 10:30am 12:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us out at beautiful Monk Gardens in Wausau for part 2 of our Alien Species event. Children and families can enjoy a morning of fresh air and nature, and transfer their planted vegetable cups from the first day of the ... (read more)
Activities Community Gardening Nature Off-site Outdoor Recreation Science Wausau Children Early Elementary Tweens | Add to your calendar.

Boat Science

Tue., 5/19/15, 6:00pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Rothschild
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 Rothschild Children Early Elementary | Add to your calendar.

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)
Story Time Slp Edgar Children Preschool | Add to your calendar.
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)
Hands-on Learning Slp Rothschild Children | Add to your calendar.

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)
Activities Crafts Story Time Slp Athens Children Early Elementary Preschool | Add to your calendar.

World Oceans Day

Mon., 6/8/15, 6:00pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
We are celebrating World Oceans Day with a presentation by aquarium expert Darren Letner. World Oceans Day helps raise awareness about the importance of protecting this irreplaceable resource. Darren will have fossils available for participants to examine and will answer questions and ... (read more)
Activities Crafts Hands-on Learning Nature Story Time Wausau Adults Children Parents Preschool Seniors | Add to your calendar.

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)
Activities Art Crafts Slp Wausau Children Early Elementary Tweens | Add to your calendar.

Heroes from Another Age

Sat., 6/13/15, 10:00am 3:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Families, teens and tweens are invited to learn about heroes and heroism from the past. The Shire of Falcon's Keep, a local chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronism, will visit the library to demonstrate sword fighting, share crafts and teach ... (read more)
Activities Crafts Hands-on Learning History Wausau Adults Children Teens Tweens | Add to your calendar.

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)
Crafts Slp Spencer Children Tweens | Add to your calendar.

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.
Story Time Slp Wausau Adults Children Early Elementary Parents | Add to your calendar.

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)
Theatre Slp Wausau Adults Children Early Elementary Parents | Add to your calendar.

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.
Crafts Slp Marathon City Children Preschool Tweens | Add to your calendar.

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!
None 0 Slp Rothschild Children | Add to your calendar.

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.

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.
Activities Crafts Story Time Slp Stratford Children | Add to your calendar.

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)
Movie Slp Wausau Children Early Elementary Preschool Tweens | Add to your calendar.

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)
None 0 Slp Wausau Adults Children Early Elementary Parents | Add to your calendar.

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.
Music Slp Rothschild Adults Children Parents Preschool Seniors | Add to your calendar.

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.
Animals Slp Wausau Adults Children Early Elementary Parents | Add to your calendar.

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.

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)
Activities Art Writing Writing Workshop Slp Wausau Children Teens Tweens | Add to your calendar.

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.

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.

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)
Fire Safety Slp Wausau Adults Children Early Elementary Preschool | Add to your calendar.

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.
Community Slp Mosinee Children | Add to your calendar.

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.

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.
Activities Art Crafts Hands-on Learning Slp Wausau Children Early Elementary Tweens | Add to your calendar.

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)
Animals Slp Wausau Adults Children Early Elementary Parents | Add to your calendar.

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)
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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.

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.
Juggling Slp Mosinee Adults Children Early Elementary Parents | Add to your calendar.

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.
Juggling Slp Mosinee Adults Children Early Elementary Parents | Add to your calendar.

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)
None 0 Slp Marathon City Adults Children Early Elementary Parents | Add to your calendar.

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.
Juggling Slp Rothschild Adults Children Early Elementary Parents | Add to your calendar.

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.
Juggling Slp Rothschild Adults Children Early Elementary Parents | Add to your calendar.

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)
None 0 Slp Athens Adults Children Parents Preschool Tweens | Add to your calendar.

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.
Art Crafts Slp Wausau Adults Children Early Elementary Parents | Add to your calendar.

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!
None 0 Slp Rothschild Children | Add to your calendar.

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!
Fire Safety Slp Mosinee Children | Add to your calendar.

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.
None 0 Slp Wausau Children Early Elementary Tweens | Add to your calendar.

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)
Music Slp Rothschild Adults Children Early Elementary Parents | Add to your calendar.

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.
Art Crafts Hands-on Learning Slp Wausau Children Early Elementary Tweens | Add to your calendar.

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)
Movie Slp Wausau Children Early Elementary Preschool Tweens | Add to your calendar.

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.
Activities Hands-on Learning Slp Wausau Adults Children Early Elementary Parents | Add to your calendar.

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.
Music Slp Wausau Adults Children Early Elementary Educators | Add to your calendar.

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.
Crafts Slp Marathon City Children Preschool Tweens | Add to your calendar.

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!
Activities Crafts Slp Stratford Children | Add to your calendar.

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!
None 0 Slp Rothschild Children | Add to your calendar.

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.
Animals Community Social Issues Volunteer Slp Mosinee Children | Add to your calendar.

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)
Activities Art Crafts Volunteer Slp Edgar Children Preschool | Add to your calendar.

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!
None 0 Slp Rothschild Children | Add to your calendar.

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.
Crafts Slp Mosinee Children Early Elementary | Add to your calendar.

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.

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.
Art Slp Wausau Adults Children Early Elementary Parents | Add to your calendar.

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.
Outdoor Recreation Slp Wausau Outdoor Pools Adults Children Early Elementary Educators | Add to your calendar.

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)
Movie Slp Wausau Children Early Elementary Preschool Tweens | Add to your calendar.

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.
Crafts Slp Rothschild Children | Add to your calendar.

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)
Activities Art Crafts Slp Wausau Children Tweens | Add to your calendar.

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)
Activities Art Crafts Games Slp Wausau Adults Children Early Elementary Parents | Add to your calendar.

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!
None 0 Slp Rothschild Children | Add to your calendar.

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)
None 0 Slp Wausau Children Tweens | Add to your calendar.

Elephant and Piggie Party

Sat., 9/19/15, 10:30am 12:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
NEW! Wear your favorite party hat, bring your best friend, get your giggles on and dance on in. Gerald, the pessimistic elephant created by author Mo Willems, doesn’t think that it will be much fun, but Piggie is absolutely sure that you’re going ... (read more)
Activities Crafts Games Hands-on Learning Social Security Wausau Adults Children Early Elementary Parents | 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.