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"Eleanor And Park" by Rainbow Rowell

Eleanor And Park by Rainbow Rowell

★★★★★ Park sits on the bus, trying to stay out of the way of the school bullies, when a new girl steps on the bus, looking for a place to sit. He grudgingly shares his seat, wondering why he let the weird girl sit down. Eleanor has just been allowed ...

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Pixels and Pages Teen Magazine

Pixels and Pages Teen Magazine

The long wait is over! The 2013 edition of Pixels & Pages features works of art and creative writing from teens all across Marathon County. Print copies are available at your local library. Click the image to the left to access the new issue online. After you’ve finished ...



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Teen Literature Day

Thu., 4/17/14, 6:00pm 8:15pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens (grades 6-12) can discover great books that have been made into movies and watch one such movie on the library's third floor! (Rated PG-13 | 124 min.) We can't advertise the movie's title online, but it is based on a popular young adult novel by Kami Garcia. (film details) (request the DVD) (request the book) ... (read more)
National Library Week Movie Wausau Teens | Add to your calendar.
Teen Book Club: Fantasy

Teen Book Club: Fantasy

Sat., 4/26/14, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens! Discuss your favorite books with fellow teens at our monthly Teen Book Club! This month's theme is Fantasy. Just read a book in this genre and visit the TeenZone on the second floor. For reading suggestions, visit our Teen Reads webpage. ... (read more)
Book Club Teen Book Club Wausau Teens | Add to your calendar.
poetry reading

Karaoke Poetry!

Tue., 4/29/14, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Share your favorite poems with others! During "karaoke poetry," you are invited to read aloud the work of other poets — famous or otherwise — for the enjoyment of the group. For inspiration, check out the library's poetry collection. Registration requested (but not required). This event is part of our National Poetry Month celebration.
Poetry National Poetry Month Wausau Adults Teens | Add to your calendar.
spa gifts

Mother's Day DIY Spa Gifts

Sat., 5/3/14, 1:30pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens (grades 6-12) are invited to create simple "spa gifts" for Mother's Day! A variety of techniques will be presented, including methods for creating homemade salt scrubs, body lotion and bubble bath. All necessary supplies will be provided.
Hands-on Learning Crafts Wausau Teens | Add to your calendar.
bicyclists

Bicycle Wausau Rodeo & Safety Day

Sat., 5/10/14, 1:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Patrons of all ages are invited to library to learn about bicycle safety! Stations will offer free bicycle inspections and maintenance tips, free bicycle helmets for children (and reduced-price helmets for adults), bike safety tours of the downtown Wausau area, and more.
Hands-on Learning Community Wausau Children Teens Adults | Add to your calendar.
medical examiner

Meet the Medical Examiner!

Wed., 6/18/14, 2:00pm 2:45pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Jessica Blahnik, Chief Deputy Medical Examiner for Marathon County, will illuminate the science that is part of her job. If you are interested in how real death investigations compare to those you see on popular TV series, this program is for you! This is a teen event; join us at 1:00pm for the adult version.
Slp Science Mosinee Teens | Add to your calendar.
computer code

Hour of Code

Teens and tweens can learn the basics of computer programming by working together on a variety of fun and intuitive projects! This program is based on the national Hour of Code initiative.
Slp Hands-on Learning Technology Wausau Children Tweens Teens | Add to your calendar.
melted crayon art

Art with Heat!

Tue., 6/24/14, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens (grades 6-12) can experiment with heat to create melted crayon art and ice candles! Also, teens will have the chance to experiment with Flame Painter, a free computer program.
Slp Hands-on Learning Crafts Science Wausau Teens | Add to your calendar.
mala bracelet

Mindful Meditation and Mala Bracelets

Mon., 7/14/14, 6:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Teens (grades 6-12) can learn about the history and benefits of meditation and create their own mala bracelet to be used during meditation (or simply as jewelry).
Slp Crafts Hands-on Learning Mosinee Teens | Add to your calendar.
terrarium

Build a Terrarium

Tue., 7/15/14, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens (grades 6-12) can create terrariums using simple materials, including recycled glass bottles! Participants also will learn how a terrarium models the earth's water cycle and how the greenhouse effect works.
Slp Hands-on Learning Crafts Nature Wausau Teens | Add to your calendar.
space

Science Fiction or Science Fact?

Tue., 7/22/14, 6:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens and adults are invited to a science fiction and science fact trivia contest! Participants can form teams to compete against their friends.
Slp Trivia Science Wausau Teens Adults | Add to your calendar.
children swimming

Pool Party

Tue., 8/5/14, 1:00pm 7:50pm @ Wausau Outdoor Pools
Bring your library card for free admission to any Wausau-area outdoor public swimming pool. One card is good for the whole family! ... (read more)
Slp Off-site Wausau Outdoor Pools Children Teens | Add to your calendar.
sci-fi space characters

Read & View

Tue., 8/12/14, 6:00pm 8:15pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens (grades 6-12) are invited to a free movie on the library's third floor (PG-13 | 114 min.), followed by a brief discussion of the book by Orson Scott Card on which the movie was based. We can't advertise the movie's title online, but if you contact us, we'll tell you. (film details) (request the DVD) (request the book) ... (read more)
Slp Movie Wausau Teens | Add to your calendar.

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