Visit your local MCPL for children's activities for all ages, including story times, arts & crafts, family movies, early literacy programs, STEAM / STEM events, music and theatrical performances, hands-on learning, our summer library program and more!
Follow this webpage or subscribe to our e-newsletter for the most recent schedule of library events for kids at our locations in Wausau, Athens, Edgar, Hatley, Marathon City, Mosinee, Rothschild, Spencer and Stratford.
We also publish featured events on our social media channels, including Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.
Please note: If you plan to bring a large group to a children's event at the library, please notify us using our group visit form.
Outdoor Family Story Time: Hatley
Children Bring your family or the little ones you care for to these special outdoor story times at the library!
Outdoor Family Story Time
Children Join us at the library in the warmer months for family story time outdoors!
Stuffed Animal Story Time & Campout!
Children Children and their families are invited to a special story time, and encouraged to leave their stuffed animals at the library for an overnight stay!
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!
Outdoor Family Story Time: Marathon City
Children Bring your family to a series of outdoor story times at the library!
Wausau Plant Swap
All-Ages Drop-in Stop by the library the week of Aug. 15-20 to take a plant home or leave extra or unwanted plants for someone else!
Children Drop-in Stop by any MCPL location in August for our final SLP grab and go kit of the summer as we explore "Oceans of Possibilities!" This month, our craft will be a 3D goldfish!
Children Drop-in Families are encouraged to walk through Oak Island Park this summer for another fun season of Trail Tales! Enjoy nature and the books "Chirp" and "The Bad Seed" at the same time!
Story Time in the Park
Children Parents and caregivers are invited to bring the little ones for an outdoor story time at Veteran's Memorial Park next to the library!
Outdoor Family Story Time
Children Children and their parents and caregivers are invited to a special outdoor story time with the library staff at River Park!
Meet the Mayor Story Time
Children Children and their parents and caregivers are invited to a special story time at our Wausau headquarters with Wausau Mayor Katie Rosenberg!
Wausau Story Time
Children Children and their parents and caregivers are invited to join us in Wausau for stories, songs and more every Tuesday and Thursday!
Family Story Time
Children Parents and caregivers are invited to join us this fall on the first and third Tuesday of the month at the library for Family Story Time!
Stratford Family Story Time
Children Children and their parents and caregivers are invited to story times every other week through the fall at the library!
CANCELED: Stuffed Animal Sleepover
Children This event has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Spencer Family Story Time
Children Families and children with their caregivers are invited to join us for family story time at the library!
Take a Plant, Leave a Plant!
All-Ages Drop-in Stop by the library and give extra or unwanted plants to someone else, or pick up a new (to you) plant for your home or garden!
Athens Family Story Time
Children Children and their parents and caregivers are invited to join us every other Monday this fall at the library for family story time!
Edgar Family Story Time
Children Children and their parents and caregivers are invited to the library for stories, activities and more during our Family Story Time!
Meet a Police Officer!
Children Have you ever wondered what it is like to be a police officer? Join us for a story time about these community helpers and meet a real police officer with the Wausau Police Department!
Apples Abound: Athens Story Time & Crafts
Children Children and families are invited to join the Athens staff for a special morning all about apples with a story time and crafts!
Children Drop-in Stop by any MCPL location in September for a perfect fall grab and go craft for children (and adults too!) - supplies and instructions to weave a nature loom!
Fuzzy Fall Finger Puppets
Children Drop-in Stop by the library in October and pick up a grab-and-go kit for children to create their own finger puppets of fuzzy little creatures!