All-Ages Drop-in All MCPL locations will serve as collection sites for knit and crocheted baby caps for the 2019 Wisconsin CLICK for Babies: Period of Purple Crying. The campaign is aimed at raising awareness of Shaken Baby Syndrome.
Children 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.
Children Join us for a story time and toddler dance party featuring stories, music, props and more!
Children 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.
- Tue., 7/23/19, 10–10:30am @ MCPL Athens
- Tue., 7/23/19, 10:30–11am @ MCPL Rothschild
- Tue., 7/23/19, 10:30–11am @ MCPL Hatley
- Wed., 7/24/19, 10:15–10:45am @ MCPL Stratford
- Thu., 7/25/19, 10:30–11am @ MCPL Marathon City
- Sat., 7/27/19, 10:30–11am @ MCPL Wausau
- Wed., 9/4/19, 10–10:30am @ MCPL Mosinee
- Thu., 9/19/19, 9:30–10am @ MCPL Edgar
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Children Touch mammoth tusks, bear skulls, and more as Sean the Mammoth Hunter talks about life in the Ice Age!
Children Children of all ages are invited to use their imagination and creativity! These fun, 60-90 minute programs feature a different story each week, followed by songs and supplemental activities. Offered in partnership with the Family Resource Center.
- Tue., 7/23/19, 10:30am–12pm @ MCPL Athens
- Wed., 7/24/19, 10–11:30am @ MCPL Spencer
- Wed., 7/24/19, 10–11:30am @ MCPL Mosinee
- Wed., 7/24/19, 10:45am–12pm @ MCPL Stratford
- Thu., 7/25/19, 10–11:30am @ MCPL Edgar
- Thu., 7/25/19, 10–11:30am @ MCPL Hatley
- Fri., 7/26/19, 9:30–10:45am @ MCPL Wausau
- Tue., 9/3/19, 11am–12pm @ MCPL Rothschild
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Children Discover how the sky is the biggest storybook in the universe as you listen to some of the ancient stories about the star patterns. Plus, create a constellation scope and art!
Children This 30-minute program will help prepare your preschooler for kindergarten with stories, songs, rhymes and other early literacy activities.
All-Ages Join us for an evening at the library and learn how to make your very own paper beads.
All-Ages Celebrate Harry Potter's birthday by making your own magic wand at the library!
Children Join us for a vege-tastic story time with tales promoting the produce, songs celebrating celery and other veggies and games!
Children Children of all ages are invited to join us to learn a little bit of what it takes to be an astronaut!
Children Kids can hear stories about the sun and conduct an easy, educational science experiment!
Children Bring your best stuffed friend to the library for a sleepover! Drop off and story time starts at 6pm, pickup starts the next day at noon!
Children Capture a galaxy in a bottle during this unique craft program for kids!
All-Ages This event has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Thu., 8/15/19, 5–7:30pm @ MCPL Athens
Kids & Teens Make paper airplanes, straw rockets and straw planes!
Children Enjoy books, songs and fingerplays with your toddler at this fun and lively story time!
Children Hear songs played on the violin and try out a violin yourself during this story time combining tales and tunes!
Children It's all about that hep cat Pete as we celebrate a new book coming out in September with stories and crafts!
Children Join us once a month for themed stories and crafts based on a variety of pop culture favorites!
Children Join us for a special story time and learn all about the world of a therapy dog!
Children Families of homeschooled children can hear stories, read, and participate in various activities related to the areas of science, technology, engineering, arts, and math.
Children Kids and their caregivers can do yoga during this special story time!
Children Attend this pirate-themed story time event - or walk the plank!
Children Kids can create a cute paper hedgehog during this free craft event!
Children Kids can learn the basics of hand quilting!
All-Ages Create unique decor for your home or office!
Kids & Adults Join us at the Rothschild Library to mark the beginning of fall! We will be making two crafts: yarn pumpkins and decorating pine cones. All supplies are provided including balloons, yarn, paint, and pine cones.
Children Join us for a special story time filled with relaxing stories, music and movement - pajamas, blankets and stuffed animals encouraged!
Children 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!
Children Celebrate Fire Prevention Week by hearing stories about fire safety, then meet a real-life firefighter during this special story time!
Children Make two different crafts in celebration of National Octopus Day!
Children Hear stories about city buses, make crafts and take a ride on a Wausau Metro Ride bus!
Children Hear stories and make fun crafts related to the popular cartoon character Scooby-Doo during our monthly Family Adventure Night!
Children Visit the library for free screenings of the 2019 film "Toy Story 4!"
All-Ages Make decorative glass magnets in autumn designs!
Children Join us for a fun and silly Halloween-themed story time, featuring music, crafts and more!
Children Kids and families can attend this Pete the Cat-themed story time at the library!
Children Create a variety of crafts inspired by the Disney/Pixar film "Coco"!
Children Hear stories and make fun crafts related to the Nick Jr. show "Paw Patrol" during our monthly Family Adventure Night!
Children Watch (and sing along to) "Frozen" during fun, family sing-along event!
Children Hear stories and make fun crafts related to the PBS Kids show "Wild Kratts" during our monthly Family Adventure Night!