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Holiday hours: All MCPL locations will be closed Tue., 7/4.

Thu., 6/1/17 - Fri., 6/30/17 @ MCPL Mosinee
Throughout the month of June, kids can build with clothespins, craft sticks, paper cups and other household objects at our Mosinee Branch!
Slp Activities Crafts Hands-on Learning Hands-on Activities Mosinee Children Preschool Grades K 5

Mon., 6/12/17 - Sat., 8/19/17 @ MCPL Wausau
Children can help better their community all summer long by donating a penny or more and voting for which organization they want to receive the money!
Charity Community Slp Wausau Children Tweens

Tweens and teens in grades 4-12 can learn how to use Scratch computer programming to make a variety of games, stories and animations at our Wausau Headquarters!
More events in this series (3). » Hands-on Learning Slp Technology Wausau Children Teens Tweens

Children of all ages and their families are invited to build creative projects using LEGO blocks! All blocks will be provided. Free and no registration required.
More events in this series (22). » Activities Hands-on Learning Slp Hatley Children Preschool Early Elementary

Children can practice and improve their literacy skills by reading to friendly, well-behaved therapy dogs!
More events in this series (12). » Slp Activities Animals Mosinee Children Early Elementary K 5

Tue., 6/27/17, 10am - 11am @ MCPL Spencer
The newly-crowned Alice in Dairyland will visit our Spencer Branch with interactive activities to get folks excited about agriculture in Wisconsin!
Farming Activities Community Slp Spencer Children Teens Adults

Join the Zany Inventor for a glimpse of his crazy, magical world of science and invention with plenty of audience participation! Free and open to the public.
Science Hands-on Learning Activities Wausau Children

Celebrate the 4th of July with this patriotic story time and craft event happening this summer at two of our branches!
Art Crafts Holiday Story Time Slp Hatley Children Preschool

Knitters, crocheters, and crafters of all ages and experience levels are invited to gather for an afternoon of creation and socializing!
More events in this series (4). » Activities Crafts Hands-on Learning Slp Rothschild Adults

Wed., 6/28/17, 11am - 12pm @ MCPL Rothschild
The only midwife in a small 1880s Colorado mining town is suspected of murdering an infant.
Book Club Rothschild Adults

Wed., 6/28/17, 12pm - 1pm @ MCPL Wausau
Woodsman Hawkeye (Natty Bumppo) and his loyal Mohican friends Chingachgook and Uncas become embroiled in the bloody battles of the French and Indian War.
Book Club Wausau Adults

Wed., 6/28/17, 1pm - 3pm @ MCPL Wausau
Tweens must use their logic and puzzle-solving skills to escape MCPL's recreation of Mr. Lemoncello's library!
Slp Activities Games Trivia Wausau Children Tweens

Kids and families are encouraged to visit the library to complete a host of summer-themed craft projects! Free, with all supplies provided.
More events in this series (4). » Activities Art Crafts Hands-on Learning Slp Rothschild Children Grades K 5 Preschool Tweens

Girls in grades 4-12 are invited to learn Scratch computer programming during this six-week workshop!
More events in this series (3). » Hands-on Learning Slp Technology Wausau Children Teens Tweens

Thu., 6/29/17, 5:30pm - 8pm @ MCPL Wausau
Free screening of the adaptation of the best-selling novel about a grieving man who receives a mysterious, personal invitation to meet with God at a place called "The Shack." (2016|132 min.|PG-13)
Movie Wausau Adults

Sat., 7/1/17 - Mon., 7/31/17 @ MCPL Mosinee
Throughout the month of July, kids can build their own pixelated, Minecraft-themed creations at our Mosinee Branch!
Slp Activities Crafts Hands-on Activities Mosinee Children Preschool Grades K 5

Bring the whole family to work on coloring projects for both children and adults!
More events in this series (1). » Activities Art Slp Hatley Children Grades K 5

As Brave As You by Jason Reynolds

★★★★★ Eleven-year-old Genie is nervous to be spending a whole month of his summer vacation (with his older brother, Ernie, Jr.) at his paternal grandparents’ house. Not only is this Brooklyn native unprepared for life in the country (no cell signal or internet?!), it’s the first time his family has seen his grandparents in ten years, and there’s a lot of...

Audience: Tweens
Genre: Fiction

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Black and white copiers are available at all MCPL locations. One-sided letter or legal-sized copies are 10¢ each. Double-sided copies are 20¢ each. Oversized copies (11" x 17") are 20¢ for one-sided copies and 40¢ for double-sided copies. A color copier is at MCPL Wausau. One-sided color copies are 50¢ each. Double-sided or oversized color copies...

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StoryWalk Central Wisconsin

StoryWalk® is back!

If your family enjoys nature and reading, you’re in luck! MCPL and Monk Botanical Gardens are teaming up again to present the second annual StoryWalk® Weekend July 15 and 16 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at Monk Gardens, located at 1800 N. First Ave., Wausau. The pages of eight children’s storybooks will be mounted page-by-page along scenic walking trails, and...

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