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Events: Activities

Building Palooza

Children's Event Drop-in See what you can build using a variety of household items during this week-long building challenge!

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Still Life Sketching

All-Ages Event Drop-in Sketch a variety of still life drawings during this creative all-ages event!

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The History of Scent

Adult Event Adults can learn about the history of scent and make their own perfume or cologne during this free event! Open to adults only, with registration required.

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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.

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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.

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Play and Learn

Children's Event Children of all ages are invited to use their imagination and creativity! These fun-filled, 60-90 minute programs feature a different story each week, followed by songs and supplemental activities. Offered in partnership with the Family Resource Center.

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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.

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CWBF: Comics Workshop with Duachaka Her

Teen & Adult Event Do you have an interest in – maybe even a flair for – comics, cartoons and illustration? Learn more about it and try some art yourself during a workshop with cartoonist and illustrator Duachaka Her!

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Family Game Day

All-Ages Event Drop-in Bring your family to the library for a fun day of gaming! Board and card games for all ages will be available.

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Toddler Dance Party

Children's Event Join us for a story time and toddler dance party featuring stories, music, props and more!

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Cotton Swab Flowers

Teen & Adult Event Join us for this fun and creative craft project, where we'll transform some simple household items into beautiful flowers! Free, with all supplies provided.

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Pokemon Club

Children's Event Join fellow Pokemon fans for a monthly gathering of all things Pokemon, including new activities each month and the opportunity to play the Pokemon trading card game! Free, with no registration required.

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Harvest Fest Stories and Crafts!

Children's Event MCPL Wausau is happy to be a part of the plethora of activities during Harvest Fest!

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Geology Lab

Children's Event Kids in grades K-5 can work on a variety of geology-themed science projects and experiments, with all supplies provided!

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Building Adventures

Children's Event Drop-in Children can build using a variety of building toys, including DUPLO blocks, LEGOs, Tinkertoys and more!

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Hobbies and Crafts Night

Kids & Adults Event Drop-in Hobby and craft enthusiasts are welcome to join us every month for a night of creating and socializing!

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Fall Craft Day

Children's Event Drop-in As the air get colder and crisp and the leaves change color, it's time to celebrate fall with fun crafts!

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Escape Room Family Adventure

Children's Event Test your problem-solving and teamwork skills as a family as you try to get out of our escape room! Free, with registration required.

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DIY Masquerade Masks

Teen & Adult Event Drop-in Make your own masquerade masks using a variety of craft supplies at the library!

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Pet Palooza!

Children's Event Drop-in Read to a therapy dog, make pet-themed crafts and more during this no-school day event!

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Scratch Art Creations

Kids & Teens Event Drop-in Kids can make bookmarks, drawings and other works of art using scratch art paper! Free, with all supplies provided.

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Fantastic Beasts Story Time

Children's Event Attend this story time about legendary creatures, make your own, and go on a hunt for the library hobgoblins!

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Halloween Craft Day

Children's Event Kids can get ready for Halloween by making mini monsters and 3D hanging pumpkins at the library!

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Book Speed Dating

Teen Event Teens can find their next read by sampling a variety of books during Book Speed Dating!

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Day of the Dead Origami Bookmarks

Kids & Teens Event Drop-in Celebrate the Mexican holiday of Día de los Muertos by making decorated skull-shaped bookmarks!

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Family Adventure Night: PJ Masks

Children's Event Hear stories about PJ Masks read by library staff and make themed crafts during our monthly Family Adventure Night!

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Leaf and Pumpkin Mosaic Craft

Children's Event Drop-in Kids can make their own unique pumpkin and autumn leaf mosaics using seeds, beans and more!

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String Art

Adult Event Learn the basics of string art and make your own string art creation during this free craft event!

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Woodland Wreaths

Adult Event Drop-in Make your own festive woodland wreath using branches and twigs during this DIY event at the library!

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Word Play!

Kids & Teens 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!

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Handmade Holiday Cards

Adult Event Learn how to make your own personalized holiday cards at the library!

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Family Adventure Night: Wild Kratts

Children's Event Hear stories and make fun crafts related to the PBS Kids show "Wild Kratts" during our monthly Family Adventure Night!

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Get Your Glow On

Children's Event Hear stories that glow and light up, then stick around to make glow-in-the-dark crafts during this fun and unique event!

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Create a Scarecrow

All-Ages Event Drop-in Stop by the library to craft your own scarecrow, with all supplies provided!

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DIY Gift Bags

Teen & Adult Event Learn how to make your own holiday gift bags during a special event at the library!

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Create Your Own Holiday Cards

All-Ages Event Drop-in Patrons of all ages can make their own handmade holiday cards using a variety supplies! Free, with all supplies provided.

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Make Your Own Play Dough

Children's Event Kids can make their own modeling clay and play dough, with all supplies provided!

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Family Adventure Night: Thomas the Tank Engine

Children's Event Hear stories and make fun crafts related to the popular character Thomas the Tank Engine during our monthly Family Adventure Night!

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NYE Toddler Dance Party!

Children's Event Kids can celebrate the end of 2018 with a toddler dance party featuring music, props and a balloon drop!

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Kids' Needle Arts Night: Dry Felting

Kids & Teens Event Kids, tweens and teens can learn how to do dry felting and make their own project, with all supplies provided!

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