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Craft a Paper Aquarium!

Tue., 1/2/18 - Wed., 1/31/18 @ MCPL Athens
Children's Event Drop-in Start the new year out by helping stock our Athens Branch's paper "aquarium" by crafting coral, sea creatures and more!
Activities Animals Art Crafts Nature Athens Adults Children Tweens Teens

Building Adventures

Children's Event Drop-in Children can build using a variety of building toys, including DUPLO blocks, LEGOs, Tinkertoys and more!
More events in this series (3). » Activities Hands-on Learning Wausau Children Grades K 5 Preschool

Community Writing Competition

Mon., 1/22/18 - Tue., 5/29/18 @ MCPL Marathon City
Adult Event Drop-in Calling all local writers! Submit your entry for a writing competition in fiction, poetry and creative non-fiction. Winners' work published in a local paper!
Writing Contest Marathon City Adults Teen

Word Play!

Mon., 1/22/18, 10am - 6:45pm @ MCPL Marathon City
Children's Event Drop-in Kids, tweens and teens are invited to play fun vocabulary-building board games or to work on word puzzles like crosswords, word searches and word chains!
Activities Games Marathon City Children Grades K 5 Teens Tweens

Book Babies

Children's Event Join us for 20 minutes of "lap sit" story time for children birth to 23 months! Listen and interact with your baby through books, songs, rhymes and other activities. Older ... (read more)
More events in this series (14). » Story Time Wausau Children

LEGO® Ninjago Afternoon

Mon., 1/22/18, 1pm - 4pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children's Event Visit MCPL Wausau to participate in some LEGO Ninjago activities and craft-making and stick around for a free screening of "The LEGO Ninjago Movie!"
Activities Hands-on Learning Movie Hands-on Activities Wausau Children Grades K 5 Tweens

Book Club: "The Thirteenth Tale" by Diane Setterfield

Mon., 1/22/18, 1pm - 2pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Adult Event Join us for a discussion of "The Thirteenth Tale," about a dying writer bids a young bookshop assistant to write her biography
Book Club Mosinee Adults

Book Club: "The Zookeeper's Wife" by Diane Ackerman

Mon., 1/22/18, 1pm - 2pm @ MCPL Stratford
Adult Event Come discuss this book, about real-life zookeepers who helped hide hundreds of people from the Nazis after Germany invaded Poland during World War II.
Book Club Stratford Adults

LEGO® Block Party

Children's Event Drop-in 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 (12). » Activities Hands-on Learning Hatley Children Preschool Early Elementary

Book Club: "Too Close to the Falls" by Catherine Gildiner

Mon., 1/22/18, 6:30pm - 8pm @ MCPL Spencer
Adult Event Join us for a discussion of the book "Too Close to the Falls," about the childhood of Catherine Gildiner as she grew up in the sleepy town of Lewiston, New York near Niagara Falls in the 1950s.
Book Club Spencer Adults

Family Story Time

Children's Event Bring your entire family to story time! Children of all ages and parents/guardians are welcome to this 30-minute program. Enjoy learning with all of your children through stories, songs and other literature-based activities.
More events in this series (146). » Story Time Athens Children

Tales for Tots

Children's Event Enjoy books, songs and fingerplays with your toddler at this fun and lively story time! This program is designed to help 2- and 3-year-olds acquire fundamental knowledge such as shapes, numbers, colors, rhyming and more in a fun and interactive way.
More events in this series (29). » Story Time Wausau Children

Home School Huddle

Children's Event Families of homeschooled children can hear stories, read, and participate in various activities related to the areas of science, technology, engineering, arts, and math.
More events in this series (16). » Activities Crafts Story Time Technology Home School Huddle Science Edgar Children Grades K 5

Fiber Arts

Adult Event Drop-in Join us every Tuesday afternoon to socialize with other like-minded fans of fiber arts like knitting and crocheting. Bring friends or make new ones!
More events in this series (9). » Crafts Activities Hands-on Learning Community Athens Adults

Book Bowl ... The Prequel!

Children's Event Wausau School District students can prepare for the 2018 Book Bowl with fun games centered around this year's selections! Join us for either (or both) events and practice as a team if you'd like!
More events in this series (1). » Games Wausau Grades K 5

Needle Arts at the Library

Adult Event Drop-in Knitters, crocheters, and crafters of all ages and experience levels are invited to gather to create and socialize!
More events in this series (17). » Crafts Hands-on Learning Rothschild Adults

Play and Learn

Children's Event Children of all ages are invited to use their imagination and creativity! These fun-filled, 90-minute programs feature a different story each week, followed by songs and supplemental activities. Offered in partnership with the Family Resource Center. Call 715-845-6747 for the latest information.
More events in this series (101). » Story Time Mosinee Children Preschool

Preschool Story Time

Children's Event This 30-minute program will help prepare your preschooler for kindergarten with stories, songs, rhymes and other early literacy activities. Children may attend this story time without a caregiver, but caregivers are asked to remain in the children's area during the story time.
More events in this series (14). » Story Time None 0 Wausau Children

Biggest, Fastest, Deadliest: The Book of Fascinating Facts by Dan Bridges

★★★★ Dan Bridges' BIGGEST, FASTEST, DEADLIEST should prove to be catnip for all trivia buffs. Bridges' book offers up hundreds and hundreds of fascinating lists on a galaxy of topics including astronomy, sports, history, nature, inventions, foods, entertainment and so on. The information is nicely arranged in chapters on Arts & Artists, Animals, Film, Food...

Audience: Adults
Genre: Nonfiction

Top 10 Fiction Titles of 2017!

The end of the year is fast approaching and with only a few days left of of 2017, the Marathon County Public Library is taking a look back at the past year to see what its most check-out items of the year were.  Almost everyone has a favorite fiction author. Nicholas Sparks, John Grisham, James Patterson and Sandra Brown are just a few popular...

Books Library Reading Recommendations Top 10

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