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Teen Summer Program

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Calling all teens! (Grades 6-12) We've planned a variety of summer activities just for you! (See below.)

Track your summer reading for a reward! Register and get your reading log at any MCPL location or online. Show us your progress in August, and you'll get 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 Picks, Staff Reviews and The Teen Review!


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Visit our booth at the fair!

Sun., 8/2/15 Sun., 8/9/15 @ Wisconsin Valley Fair
MCPL Staff will be at the Wisconsin Valley Fair! Visit us in the Exhibition Building starting at 12 on Tuesday. We will be offering daily crafts for our visitors.
Community Crafts Off-site Wisconsin Valley Fair Adults Children Teens Tweens | Add to your calendar.
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Teen Advisory Group: Meeting

Tue., 8/4/15, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teen Advisory Group (TAG) is a chance for teens to have a say in program decisions and volunteer at the library. TAG meetings are for members only, but teens can apply by completing the forms at www.mcpl.us/teenzone/tag.
Community Volunteer Wausau Teens | Add to your calendar.

The Super-est Superhero Debate

Thu., 8/6/15, 6:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
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)
Art Community Slp Wausau Adults Teens | Add to your calendar.

Teen Movie Night: "Guardians of the Galaxy"

Thu., 8/27/15, 6:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens (grades 6-12) are invited to a free movie on the library's third floor! ... (read more)
Movie Teen Movie Night Slp Wausau Teens | Add to your calendar.

Film and Discussion: To Write Love on Her Arms

Tue., 9/22/15, 6:00pm 8:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Debi Traeder from Prevent Suicide Marathon County will join us for a screening of "To Write Love on Her Arm," the true story of Renee Yohe, an addict who used ... (read more)
None 0 Wausau Teens | Add to your calendar.

Get Away at your Library with poetry and painting

Tue., 10/20/15, 4:30pm 6:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens are invited to celebrate Teen Read Week by "Getting Away at the Library." We will create found poems based on a night theme and illustrate them by creating ... (read more)
Art Poetry Writing Wausau Teens | Add to your calendar.

Create a Constellation Guide Book (Wisconsin Science Festival)

Thu., 10/22/15, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens and Tweens are invited to create a constellation guide book. Participants will learn about the location and mythology behind some of the 88 Modern Constellations visible in the Northern sky at night.
Crafts Science Wausau Children Teens Tweens | Add to your calendar.

Haunted Wausau

Tue., 10/27/15, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens and adults are invited to join us in welcoming Shawn Blaschka from the Wausau Paranormal Research Society as he shares stories of his group's investigations of haunted locations around Wausau.
History Paranormal Wausau Adults Teens | Add to your calendar.

Anime Afternoon

Thu., 10/29/15, 12:00pm 6:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Do you love anime and manga? Want to spend an afternoon with other teens who do too? Just want to get out of the house on day when ... (read more)
Movie Wausau Teens | Add to your calendar.

Frankenstuffys

Fri., 10/30/15, 1:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Remember Dr. Frankenstein and his infamous monster? Ever imagined creating a new friend just like Dr. Frankenstein did? Come to the library and create a new stuffed monster ... (read more)
Art Crafts Wausau Teens | Add to your calendar.

Creative Writing for Beginners

Tue., 11/10/15, 7:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Creative Writing for Beginners is a three week opportunity to express yourself creatively through writing. You will be asked to take risks and must be willing to write honestly. ... (read more)
Writing Writing Workshop Wausau Teens | Add to your calendar.

App Inventor for Beginners

Thu., 11/19/15, 4:30pm 6:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens will have an opportunity to work with App Inventor, a block coding program that lets teens create smartphone apps. In the beginning sessions, teens will have an opportunity to ... (read more)
None 0 Wausau Teens | Add to your calendar.

International Games Day

Sat., 11/21/15, 12:00pm 4:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
The Marathon County Public Library and the DC Everest Gaming Club invite everyone to get their game on at the library! The second floor will have a variety of ... (read more)
Games Wausau Adults Children Parents Teens Tweens | Add to your calendar.

Creative Writing for Beginners

Tue., 11/24/15, 7:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Creative Writing for Beginners is a three week opportunity to express yourself creatively through writing. You will be asked to take risks and must be willing to write honestly. No ... (read more)
Writing Writing Workshop Wausau Teens | Add to your calendar.

App Inventor for Beginners

Thu., 12/3/15, 4:30pm 6:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens will have an opportunity to work with App Inventor, a block coding program that lets teens create smartphone apps. In the beginning sessions, teens will have an opportunity to ... (read more)
None 0 Wausau Teens | Add to your calendar.

Creative Writing for Beginners

Tue., 12/8/15, 7:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Creative Writing for Beginners is a three week opportunity to express yourself creatively through writing. You will be asked to take risks and must be willing to write honestly. No ... (read more)
Writing Writing Workshop Wausau Teens | Add to your calendar.

Family Holiday Craft Fair

Thu., 12/10/15, 3:30pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Want to give your mom or grandma something special this holiday season, but don't know what? How about creating something yourself to give as a gift? Come to ... (read more)
Art Crafts Wausau Children Teens Tweens | Add to your calendar.

Creative Writing for Beginners

Tue., 12/22/15, 7:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Creative Writing for Beginners is a three week opportunity to express yourself creatively through writing. You will be asked to take risks and must be willing to write honestly. No ... (read more)
Writing Writing Workshop Wausau Teens | Add to your calendar.

Hobbit Holiday Movie Marathon

Tue., 12/29/15, 10:00am 6:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Spend a day in Middle Earth! Join Hobbit Bilbo Baggins as he reluctantly journeys beyond the Shire to find adventure, treasure, and the One Ring. Bring a sack lunch and try your luck with our Hobbit Riddles contest.
Movie Wausau Teens | Add to your calendar.

Staff Reviews

The MCPL Blog

Never Counted Out

Never Counted Out

Teens, have you ever felt like your voice wasn’t heard?  Or were there times when you spoke out about your truth?  Now you have the opportunity to share these by submitting an essay, poem, graphic novel or photograph about these times to Never Counted Out, a website created to ...

The Teen Review

"The Giver" by Louis Lowry

The Giver by Louis Lowry

★★★★★ Jonas lives a 'perfect' world. There is no hunger, pain, or sickness. Everyone's life is determined and at the age of 12 they are assigned to their careers. However, Jonas's assignment does not go as he planned to and now he is with the Giver. Soon ...