Children's Event Join us each month to participate in a variety of hands-on experiments related to math and science! Free and no registration required, all supplies provided.
Adult Event Improve your verbal interactions with your child through a talk pedometer and parent education classes! Registration required.
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.
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.
- Thu., 3/22/18, 9:30am - 10am @ MCPL Edgar
- Thu., 3/22/18, 10:30am - 11am @ MCPL Marathon City
- Sat., 3/24/18, 10:30am - 11am @ MCPL Wausau
- Tue., 3/27/18, 10:30am - 11am @ MCPL Rothschild
- Tue., 3/27/18, 10:30am - 11am @ MCPL Hatley
- Wed., 3/28/18, 10am - 10:30am @ MCPL Mosinee
- Wed., 3/28/18, 10am - 10:30am @ MCPL Spencer
- Wed., 3/28/18, 10:15am - 10:45am @ MCPL Stratford
- Tue., 4/10/18, 10am - 10:30am @ MCPL Athens
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)
Mon., 3/26/18, 1pm - 3pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children's Event Join us during Spring Break and create a unique piece of art using stamps and stickers! Free and all supplies provided.
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.
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.
Children's Event Join us for either of two Spring Break screenings of the film version the best-selling book by R.J. Palacio! The first starts at 11 a.m. and the second at 2 p.m.
Tue., 3/27/18, 1pm - 4pm @ MCPL Athens
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!
Tue., 3/27/18, 1:30pm - 2:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children's Event This event has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience. Kids can learn about the history of Alcatraz and see if they can escape our Alcatraz "tunnels" at this fun and interactive Spring Break event!
Adult Event Learn how to make a Facebook profile, send friend requests, like, comment and more during part one of this two-part course. Free and open to adults.
Adult Event Drop-in Knitters, crocheters, and crafters of all ages and experience levels are invited to gather to create and socialize!
Tue., 3/27/18, 6:30pm - 8pm @ MCPL Wausau
Adult Event Join us for a presentation by experienced outdoor adventurer John E. Van Barriger about essential equipment to handle emergencies for just about any silent sport!
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.
Wed., 3/28/18, 12pm - 1pm @ MCPL Wausau
Adult Event Drop-in The Readers of Classic Literature book club will discuss some of the legendary tales by the Brothers Grimm!
Wed., 3/28/18, 1pm - 2:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children's Event Join us during Spring Break to get creative with different types of dough and clay, both with hands and various tools. Free and all supplies provided.
Children's Event Join us during spring break for a free showing of Pixar's animated feature about a boy who goes in search of his great-great-grandfather, a legendary singer.
Thu., 3/29/18, 1pm - 3pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Teen Event Drop-in Capture a galaxy in a bottle during this unique craft program for tweens and teens! Free and all supplies provided.
Fri., 3/30/18, 1pm - 3pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children's Event Come and make your own button during Spring Break! Design a button using scrapbook paper, stickers, and other fun supplies. Then we'll make it art you can wear!
Adult Event Increase your knowledge of Facebook and learn how to use additional tools on the social media site with Part 2 of our Facebook Fundamentals class!
Teen Event Drop-in Teens are welcome to meet others, volunteer and help plan library programs through our Teen Advisory Group (TAG). Meetings monthly
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 and (with parental permission) trade Pokemon cards! Free and no registration required.
Children's Event Geared mainly toward children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, this story time will feature stories as well as soothing interactive activities!
Children's Event Drop-in Bring the whole family to work on coloring projects for both children and adults!
Mon., 4/9/18 - Fri., 4/13/18 @ MCPL Mosinee
Children's Event Drop-in Celebrate National Library Week by decorating your own bookmark! Free and all supplies provided.
Mon., 4/9/18, 6pm - 7pm @ MCPL Edgar
Children's Event Hear stories about trains and make fun crafts related to the PBS Kids show "Dinosaur Train" during our monthly Family Adventure Night!
Tue., 4/10/18, 3:30pm - 4:30pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Children's Event Children and adults can create their own cherry blossom art using watercolor paints or 3-D blossoms using tissue paper!
Thu., 4/12/18, 3:30pm - 5pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teen Event Drop-in Tweens and teens can stop in to our Wausau Headquarters in April to make their decorative own suncatchers, with all supplies provided!
Children's Event Decorate your own fairy house using a variety of craft supplies!
Adult Event Drop-in Hobby and craft enthusiasts are welcome to join us every month for a night of creating and socializing!
Mon., 4/16/18, 6:30pm - 8pm @ MCPL Wausau
Adult Event Take part in a lively discussion of Jiles' novel! No registration required and new participants are always welcome!
Children's Event Families, please join us for this special family story time with activities on money management and coin recognition for children!
Tue., 4/17/18, 10:30am - 11:30am @ MCPL Hatley
Children's Event Celebrate Earth Day with stories about our planet and crafts and activities focused on the environment!
Tue., 4/17/18, 6pm - 8pm @ MCPL Wausau
Adult Event Join us for a free showing of this award-winning film about one of the most revered figures in world history!
Thu., 4/19/18, 4pm - 4:45pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children's Event Tweens can discuss "Pax" by Sara Pennypacker and compete in some fun "Minute to Win It"-style challenges!
Wed., 4/25/18, 12pm - 1pm @ MCPL Wausau
Adult Event Drop-in Take part in a lively discussion of classic novels, plays and other stories each month!
Adult Event Learn the basics of composting from Paul Kage, Wausau's Urban Community Garden Coordinator!
Sat., 4/28/18, 10:30am - 12pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children's Event Hear stories, do activities and make crafts related to the Nick Jr. series "PAW Patrol!"
Sat., 4/28/18, 1:30pm - 3:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children's Event Drop-in Children can build using a variety of building toys, including DUPLO blocks, LEGOs, Tinkertoys and more!
Mon., 4/30/18, 6pm - 7pm @ MCPL Edgar
Children's Event Celebrate Children's Book Week with a special Peanuts-themed story time, followed by crafts and activities! Free and open to the public.
Tue., 5/1/18, 6:30pm - 8pm @ MCPL Wausau
Adult Event Jennifer Redell, bat biologist with the Wisconsin DNR, will talk about Wisconsin's bat population, the part they play in the state's ecosystem and more!
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. Registration required.
Thu., 5/3/18, 4pm - 6pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children's Event Join us for Star Wars crafts and other activities, and come dressed as your favorite character! (You might even meet one of them in person!)
Thu., 5/3/18, 5pm - Sun., 5/6/18, 4pm @ MCPL Wausau
Adult Event Drop-in Stop by the library for great deals on gently used books, movies, music and more! Members-only sale Thursday, open to the public Friday-Sunday.
Sun., 5/6/18 - Sun., 6/3/18 @ MCPL Wausau
Children's Event Drop-in Please pardon the break in our story time as we get ready for an action-packed summer schedule! Play and Learn continues as scheduled.
Mon., 5/7/18 - Sat., 5/12/18 @ MCPL Hatley
Children's Event Drop-in Kids can make a card for the maternal figure in their life, with all supplies provided!
Adult Event Learn how to create your own email account and how to use it during this free introductory class! Call 715-261-7230 to register.
Tue., 5/8/18, 6pm - 8:15pm @ MCPL Wausau
Adult Event Join us for a free screening of this Academy Award-nominated film about a meticulous dressmaker who falls for a working-class woman.
Mon., 5/14/18, 6pm - 7pm @ MCPL Edgar
Children's Event Hear stories and make crafts from the Arthur books and the PBS Kids series "Arthur" during our monthly Family Adventure Night!
Thu., 5/17/18, 4pm - 4:45pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children's Event Tweens can discuss "One Crazy Summer" by Rita Williams-Garcia and compete in some fun "Minute to Win It"-style challenges!
Mon., 5/21/18, 6:30pm - 8pm @ MCPL Wausau
Adult Event Take part in a lively discussion of an eclectic mix of fiction and non-fiction, including Towles' novel about an unrepentant Russian aristocrat!
Adult Event Learn how to create a free Pinterest account and how to navigate the website during this free class! Registration required.
Wed., 5/23/18, 12pm - 1pm @ MCPL Wausau
Adult Event Take part in a lively discussion of this classic tale, about a man who assumes a new identity and seeks revenge on those who got him wrongly imprisoned.
Adult Event Adults can watch three episodes of anime series "Chaika: Coffin Princess" and "Serial Experiment Lain!" Suitable for adults ages 18+ only.
Fri., 6/1/18 - Sat., 6/30/18 @ MCPL Marathon City
Adult Event Drop-in Replicate Frodo's journey walking from The Shire to Mount Doom with this fitness challenge at our Marathon City Branch!
Fri., 6/1/18, 1pm - Mon., 7/2/18, 1pm @ MCPL Athens
Children's Event Drop-in Celebrate summer by helping our Athens Branch "cultivate" a colorful paper flower garden! Free, with all supplies provided.
Tue., 6/5/18, 6pm - 8pm @ MCPL Wausau
Adult Event Members of the Wisconsin garage rock band Mourning Dayze will join us to talk about their new book and bringing rock 'n' roll to the people over several decades.
Thu., 6/7/18, 10:30am - 11:30am @ MCPL Marathon City
Children's Event Celebrate summer with a "Rainbow Fish" story time featuring stories, songs and a colorful craft!
Adult Event Drop-in Stop by the Mosinee Branch monthly on the first Thursday over the summer and let us show you how libraries can "rock!"
Sat., 6/9/18, 10:30am - 11:45am @ MCPL Wausau
Children's Event Visit MCPL Wausau for a morning of stories, crafts and sea creatures during our story time celebrating World Oceans Day!
Mon., 6/11/18 - Sat., 6/16/18 @ MCPL Hatley
Children's Event Drop-in Kids can make a card for their dad or the father figure in their life, with all supplies provided!
Mon., 6/11/18, 9am - Sat., 8/11/18, 5pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children's Event Join us for a story time and toddler dance party featuring stories, music, props and more!
Children's Event Drop-in Children can build using a variety of building toys, including DUPLO blocks, LEGOs, Tinkertoys and more!
Children's Event Children's musician (and MCPL favorite) Tom Pease returns to rock the library this summer with a wonderful blend of songs, humor and stories!
Tue., 6/12/18, 11am - 2pm @ MCPL Marathon City
Children's Event Drop-in Show your community how "Libraries Rock!" this summer by painting a rock and either keeping it for yourself or hiding it somewhere around Marathon!
Children's Event Drop-in Families can join us to make crafts based on popular children's songs! Free, with all supplies provided.
Children's Event Drop-in Children can practice and improve their literacy skills by reading to friendly, well-behaved therapy dogs!
Adult Event Visit our Wausau Headquarters for a fun and entertaining game night for folks of all ages!
Children's Event Participants of all ages will enjoy this hands-on, interactive program featuring live, wild animals.
Fri., 6/22/18, 11am - 2pm @ MCPL Marathon City
Children's Event Drop-in Show us how much you rock during our summer library program by decorating your own cardboard guitar. Free and all supplies provided.
Children's Event Are you interested in space? Want to know what's happening in the solar system and beyond? Children in grades 3-5 are invited to attend Space Camp for a mix of experiments and crafts!
Children's Event Award-winning magician Ron Lindberg, a.k.a. "The Great Rondini" will perform amazing feats of magic for all ages along with his famous bunny, Trixie. Free and no registration required.
Wed., 6/27/18, 12pm - 1pm @ MCPL Wausau
Adult Event Take part in a lively discussion of this classic tale, about a boy and his friends growing up along the banks of the Mississippi in the 1800s.
Tue., 7/3/18, 10:30am - 11:30am @ MCPL Hatley
Children's Event Celebrate the 4th of July with this patriotic story time and craft event!
Tue., 7/3/18, 2pm - 3pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Adult Event Teens and adults are invited to make their own firework-like designs on tiles and fabrics during this Fourth of July-inspired craft event!
Mon., 7/9/18, 1pm - 5pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teen Event Visit MCPL Wausau as we screen three anime series for teens, including "Blue Exorcist," "Eccentric Family" and "Kiznaiver!"
Children's Event Join us as we welcome spirited musician, Duke Otherwise to MCPL for fun shows filled with music, dancing and more!
Fri., 7/13/18, 11am - 4pm @ MCPL Marathon City
Teen Event Tweens and teens are invited to the Marathon City Branch to create their own wall hanging using compact discs!
Mon., 7/16/18 - Wed., 7/18/18 @ MCPL Athens
Children's Event Drop-in Families can join us to make their own handmade maracas! Free, with all supplies provided.
Children's Event A historically accurate, fun-filled play about one of the greatest musical geniuses who ever lived, presented by the Traveling Lantern Theatre Company!
Tue., 7/17/18, 6pm - 8pm @ MCPL Wausau
Adult Event Bring a team or join one to play some multimedia music trivia at MCPL Wausau as part of our "Libraries Rock" summer theme.
Wed., 7/18/18, 1pm - 3pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teen Event Teens! Visit the library and leave with an awesome craft!
Wed., 7/18/18, 4pm - 6:45pm @ MCPL Marathon City
Teen Event Kids, tweens and teens are invited to learn the basics of finger knitting and make their own knitted accessories during this free program at our Marathon City Branch!
Sat., 7/21/18, 10:30am - 12pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children's Event We're celebrating how much libraries rock with a program full of Pete the Cat activities!
Tue., 7/24/18, 11am - 2pm @ MCPL Marathon City
Children's Event To celebrate our "Libraries Rock" summer library program, children of all ages are invited to create their own musical instruments.
Children's Event Dino Tlachac from Nature's Niche will introduce children to live animals, their native habitats and importance in our environment. Free and open to the public.
Thu., 7/26/18, 2pm - 5pm @ MCPL Hatley
Teen Event Teens are invited to stop by the Hatley Branch to create their own colorful mosaics! Free and all supplies provided.
Thu., 7/26/18, 4pm - 5pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Adult Event Ever wanted to add that extra touch to paper crafts? Marbling is the perfect technique to create that beautiful artistic design!
Mon., 7/30/18 - Wed., 8/1/18 @ MCPL Athens
Children's Event Drop-in Families can join us to make their own crafted ants! Free, with all supplies provided.
Tue., 7/31/18, 10:30am - 11:30am @ MCPL Hatley
Children's Event Kids and families can attend this story time focusing on musical instrucments at our Hatley Branch!
Wed., 8/8/18 - Fri., 8/10/18 @ MCPL Athens
Children's Event Drop-in Families can join us to craft their own dinosaur! Free, with all supplies provided.
Thu., 8/16/18, 6:30pm - Fri., 8/17/18, 9am @ MCPL Wausau
Children's Event Bring your best stuffed friend to the library for a sleepover! Drop off starts at 6:30 p.m., pickup starts the next morning at 9 a.m.
Mon., 8/20/18 - Wed., 8/22/18 @ MCPL Athens
Children's Event Drop-in Families can join us to make their own monkey hats! Free, with all supplies provided.
Mon., 8/20/18, 1pm - 5pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teen Event Visit MCPL Wausau as we screen four anime series for teens, including "Tales of Agriculture," "Monthly Girl's Nozaki-kun," "One Week Friends" and "Tsukgakirei!"