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Wausau Play & Learn Story Time

Children Join us in Wausau every Wednesday for a story, music, crafts and much more with a special story time led by Children's Wisconsin!

  • Wed., 11/30/22, 1011 a.m. @ MCPL Wausau
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Grab & Go
Snow Globe

Children Drop-in No need to step outside to play in the snow (even though that's super fun): Stop by any MCPL location to pick up a grab and go kit to create your very own snow globe!

  • 12/112/31/22 @ All MCPL Locations

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Grab & Go
Felt Pin

Adults Drop-in Create a fashionable felt flower pin with this grab and go kit available (while they last) at all MCPL locations in December!

  • 12/112/31/22 @ All MCPL Locations

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Aquarium Anniversary Touch Pool & Activities

Children Join us in celebrating 10 years of the Phyllis Donner Aquarium at the library! We'll have a touch pool with small aquatic creatures and our aquarium expert will be on hand to answer questions!

  • Thu., 12/8/22, 1010:30 a.m. @ MCPL Wausau
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Pokemon ball

Pokemon Club

Children Our popular Pokemon Club is back at the library! Join us on the second Tuesday of every month, starting Sept. 13!

  • Tue., 12/13/22, 45 p.m. @ MCPL Wausau

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Winter-Themed Escape Rooms

Adults & Teens Registration Do you have what it takes to get out of our winter escape rooms? Venture to the library and find out in December!

  • 12/2712/31/22 @ MCPL Hatley

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Grab & Go
Shivers the Penguin Simple Circuit

Kids & Teens Drop-in Want to create something unique during your winter break? Stop in and grab a Shivers The Penguin kit from the library!

  • 12/2712/31/22 @ MCPL Hatley

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Upcycled Paper Houses

Children Drop-in Children and their parents and caregivers are invited to stop by the library over the winter break to create cute little upcycled houses!

  • 12/2712/31/22 @ MCPL Wausau

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Family Story Time

Children Parents and caregivers are invited to join us on the first and third Tuesday of the month at the library for Family Story Time!

  • Tue., 1/3/23, 1111:30 a.m. @ MCPL Edgar
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Crafts & Games Social Hour

Adults Drop-in Adults are invited to spend an afternoon at the library for some social fun outside of the house to chat with others while playing games, working on knitting projects and more!

  • Wed., 1/4/23, 13 p.m. @ MCPL Mosinee

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Young Foodies: MyPlate Charcuterie Boards

Kids & Teens Registration Join 4-H educator, Jasmine, for a fun, hands-on, educational activity to learn about MyPlate foods for charcuterie boards and make your own! This event includes a field trip to the winter market!

  • Register Sat., 1/7/23, 9:3011:30 a.m. @ MCPL Wausau

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LEGO blocks

LEGO® Block Party

Children Drop-in Children and their parents and caregivers are invited to the library once each month for the return of our popular LEGO® Block Party!

  • Sat., 1/7/23, 11 a.m.1 p.m. @ MCPL Rothschild
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Make Your Own Journal

Adults Drop-in Celebrate the start of the New Year with a self-care habit proven to have mental health benefits: journaling! Stop by the library to make your own!

  • 1/31/7/23 @ MCPL Mosinee

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Pokemon ball

Pokemon Club

Children Drop-in Calling all Pokemon fans! Our popular Pokemon Club is back at the library! Join us each month to gather with other fans.

  • Tue., 1/10/23, 45 p.m. @ MCPL Wausau
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Intro to Online Job Searching

Adults Registration Looking for, or applying for, a job online can be an intimidating experience and MCPL wants to help! Join us for a class on setting up an email and other job search tools. Registration required.

  • Wed., 1/11/23, 1:303 p.m. @ MCPL Wausau
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DIY Snowflake Yarn Art

Children Who cares if the weather outside is frightful? Children and their parents and caregivers are invited to stop by the library to create their own snowflakes that never melt!

  • Sat., 1/14/23, 11 a.m.1 p.m. @ MCPL Rothschild

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Teen Book Tasting

Teens Teens are invited to get a (figurative) "taste" for a wide variety of books during our the library book tasting event. You might find your new favorite book!

  • Wed., 1/18/23, 67 p.m. @ MCPL Wausau
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Moon Phase Puzzle Project

Kids & Teens Children and their parents and caregivers are invited to the library for a special craft project all about the moon! It won't hit your eye "like a big pizza pie," but it sure will be fun!

  • Mon., 2/6/23, 45 p.m. @ MCPL Edgar

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Dry Needle Felting for Teens

Teens Hey Teens! If you're into crafting, or if you're interested in learning a fun and easy craft, join us for either (or both) of two sessions of dry needle felting!

  • Wed., 2/15/23, 67:30 p.m. @ MCPL Wausau
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