MCPL logo

Marathon County Public Library

Skip Navigation UPDATED 3/24: Due to COVID-19 (coronavirus), all MCPL locations are closed 3/17–4/26.

Events: Crafts

yarn project and knitting supplies

CANCELED: Needle Arts

Adults & Teens Drop-in This event has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  • CANCELED: Thu., 4/2/20, 2–4 p.m. @ MCPL Wausau
  • CANCELED: Tue., 4/7/20, 1–4 p.m. @ MCPL Athens
  • CANCELED: Tue., 4/7/20, 2–5 p.m. @ MCPL Rothschild
  • CANCELED: Tue., 4/21/20, 11 a.m.–1 p.m. @ MCPL Marathon City
  • (more events in this series [41])

adults teens tweens community crafts hands-on learning »

two girls painting outdoors

CANCELED: Children's Festival

Children Drop-in This event has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  • CANCELED: Sat., 4/4/20, 9 a.m.–3 p.m. @ Marathon Park

children activities crafts hands-on activities »

event example [9532]

CANCELED: DIY Headphone Organizer

Adults & Teens Drop-in This event has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  • CANCELED: 4/6–4/11/20 @ MCPL Athens

adults teens crafts hands-on activities »

event example [9528]

CANCELED: Art for Adults With Developmental Disabilities: Create a Collage Animal Picture

Adults Registration This event has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  • CANCELED: Tue., 4/7/20, 1–3 p.m. @ MCPL Wausau

adults art crafts »

event example [9234]

CANCELED: Wine Cork Flower Photo Holders

All-Ages Drop-in This event has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  • CANCELED: Fri., 4/10/20, 10 a.m.–4 p.m. @ MCPL Hatley

adults children teens tweens crafts »

event example [9316]

CANCELED: Bracelet Yarn Weaving

Adults & Teens Drop-in This event has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  • CANCELED: Tue., 4/14/20, 4:30–6:30 p.m. @ MCPL Rothschild

adults teens art crafts »

red barn and a farm windmill

CANCELED: Saturday Spotlight: Farms

Children Drop-in This event has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  • CANCELED: Sat., 4/18/20, 10 a.m.–2 p.m. @ MCPL Rothschild

children activities crafts games hands-on learning »

event example [9553]

CANCELED: Flower Photo Pops

Children This event has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  • CANCELED: Sat., 4/18/20, 11 a.m.–1 p.m. @ MCPL Wausau

grades k-5 art crafts »

craft supplies

CANCELED: Hobbies & Crafts Night

Adults Drop-in This event has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  • CANCELED: Mon., 4/20/20, 3–7 p.m. @ MCPL Hatley
  • (more events in this series [1])

adults crafts activities »

event example [9533]

CANCELED: Earth Day Story Time & Stained Glass Craft

Children This event has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  • CANCELED: Wed., 4/22/20, 10:30–11:30 a.m. @ MCPL Athens

children art crafts nature story time holiday activities hands-on activities »

event example [9053]

CANCELED: Milk Jug Bird Feeders

Children Drop-in This event has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  • CANCELED: Wed., 4/22/20, 1–7 p.m. @ MCPL Hatley

children grades k-5 preschool holiday hands-on activities crafts nature »

event example [9465]

CANCELED: Animal Erasure Paintings

Children This event has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  • CANCELED: Thu., 4/23/20, 11 a.m.–4 p.m. @ MCPL Marathon City

children grades k-5 activities animals art crafts hands-on learning nature »

colored paper spinners

CANCELED: Create Colored Paper Spinners!

Children This event has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  • CANCELED: Fri., 4/24/20, 2:30–4:30 p.m. @ MCPL Wausau

grades k-5 art crafts »

pink roses in a basket

May Day Baskets

Children Drop-in Kids are invited bring back the tradition of May Day by crafting their own decorative basket!

  • Thu., 4/30/20, 10 a.m.4 p.m. @ MCPL Hatley

children crafts holiday »

event example [9540]

Make Your Own Notebook

Kids & Teens Drop-in Make and decorate your own notebook, journal or diary during Screen-Free Week!

  • 5/45/9/20 @ MCPL Marathon City

children grades k-5 teens tweens activities art crafts »

event example [9621]

Kid-Made Flower Cards

Children Drop-in Children and their parents or caretakers are welcome to create handmade cards at the Athens branch during the week of May 4th - 9th!

  • 5/45/9/20 @ MCPL Athens

children grades k-5 art crafts holiday »

event example [9486]

Create Your Own BB-8

Children Make a paper BB-8 during this Star Wars-themed event!

  • Mon., 5/4/20, 33:45 p.m. @ MCPL Mosinee
  • Fri., 5/8/20, 10 a.m.4 p.m. @ MCPL Marathon City
  • (more events in this series [1])

children crafts hands-on activities »

simple mini pinatas

Make Your Own Mini Piñatas

Children Drop-in Create your own mini piñatas!

  • Tue., 5/5/20, 10 a.m.4 p.m. @ MCPL Hatley

children crafts activities hands-on activities »

event example [9624]

MCPL DIY
Paper Flowers

Adults Make paper flowers in a variety of styles and materials!

  • Tue., 5/5/20, 5:306:30 p.m. @ MCPL Rothschild

adults crafts slp activities hands-on activities »

event example [9714]

Endangered Species Craft Day

Children Learn more about some of our planet's endangered species - including the efforts of a local couple to help baby turtles in Mexico! - and make some fun crafts, too!

  • Fri., 5/15/20, 10:3011:30 a.m. @ MCPL Athens

children animals crafts nature science »

event example [9520]

Saturday Spotlight: Breakfast

Children Drop-in Visit the library anytime on Saturday, March 21st to celebrate our favorite meal of the day - breakfast! - with stories and crafts.

  • Sat., 5/16/20, 10 a.m.2 p.m. @ MCPL Rothschild

children crafts games story time »

event example [9634]

DIY Flower Wreath

Adults Registration Join us at the library to create your own flower wreath that can be enjoyed throughout the whole year!

  • Thu., 5/21/20, 5:306:30 p.m. @ MCPL Rothschild

adults activities crafts »

event example [9318]

Preschool Art Lab: Cardboard Sculptures

Children Drop-in Make creative sculptures out of cardboard during this free craft event!

  • Thu., 5/28/20, 122 p.m. @ MCPL Rothschild

children preschool activities art crafts »

event example [9910]

Kids Craft Week: Fairy Houses

Children Drop-in Decorate a fairy house using a variety of supplies!

  • 6/16/6/20 @ MCPL Mosinee
  • 6/156/20/20 @ MCPL Marathon City
  • 7/67/11/20 @ MCPL Edgar
  • 7/137/18/20 @ MCPL Hatley
  • 7/207/25/20 @ MCPL Spencer
  • 8/38/8/20 @ MCPL Rothschild
  • 8/108/15/20 @ MCPL Wausau
  • 8/248/29/20 @ MCPL Stratford

children grades k-5 activities crafts hands-on activities slp »

event example [9735]

Maple Seed Dragonflies

All-Ages Drop-in Celebrate the start of summer by creating your own version of one of summer's prettiest insects - the dragonfly!

  • 6/16/6/20 @ MCPL Athens

adults children teens art crafts nature »

event example [9911]

Kids Craft Week: Fire-Breathing Dragons

Children Drop-in Craft your own dragon during this week-long event!

  • 6/86/13/20 @ MCPL Hatley
  • 6/86/13/20 @ MCPL Stratford
  • 6/226/27/20 @ MCPL Edgar
  • 7/67/11/20 @ MCPL Marathon City
  • 7/137/18/20 @ MCPL Spencer
  • 8/38/8/20 @ MCPL Athens
  • 8/98/15/20 @ MCPL Rothschild
  • 8/178/22/20 @ MCPL Wausau

children grades k-5 activities crafts hands-on activities slp »

event example [9913]

Kids Craft Week: Dragon Eyes

Children Drop-in Craft dragon during this free week-long event!

  • 6/86/13/20 @ MCPL Hatley
  • 6/226/27/20 @ MCPL Stratford
  • 6/287/2/20 @ MCPL Rothschild
  • 7/67/11/20 @ MCPL Spencer
  • 7/207/25/20 @ MCPL Edgar
  • 7/278/1/20 @ MCPL Athens
  • 7/278/1/20 @ MCPL Mosinee
  • 8/38/8/20 @ MCPL Marathon City
  • 8/38/8/20 @ MCPL Wausau

children grades k-5 activities crafts hands-on activities slp »

event example [9721]

Fairy Wand Creation Station

Children Drop-in Children and their parents or caregivers are invited to stop by the library to create their own magical fairy wand!

  • 6/86/13/20 @ MCPL Mosinee

children crafts hands-on activities slp »

event example [9729]

DIY Mosaic Art

Adults Registration Adults are invited to the library to create their own mosaic art!

  • Wed., 6/10/20, 13:30 p.m. @ MCPL Athens

adults art crafts gardening nature »

event example [9837]

DIY Fairy House

Adults & Teens Drop-in Decorate a fairy house using a variety of supplies!

  • Wed., 6/10/20, 17 p.m. @ MCPL Marathon City

adults teens crafts activities hands-on activities slp »

event example [9738]

Magic Reading Wands Week

Children Drop-in Jump into a world of make-believe and join us at the library for a week-long craft during June 15-20 to make a magic wand!

  • 6/156/20/20 @ MCPL Edgar

children activities crafts hands-on activities slp »

event example [9909]

3D Paper Castles

Children Drop-in Design and build your own castle using a variety of paper!

  • 6/156/20/20 @ MCPL Athens
  • Wed., 7/1/20, 13 p.m. @ MCPL Wausau
  • Wed., 7/1/20, 56 p.m. @ MCPL Wausau
  • Mon., 7/6/20, 23 p.m. @ MCPL Mosinee
  • 7/227/25/20 @ MCPL Stratford
  • Wed., 7/22/20, 13 p.m. @ MCPL Rothschild

children grades k-5 activities crafts hands-on activities slp »

event example [9719]

Superhero Week

Children Drop-in Patrons can discover their inner superhero during a special craft week at the library!

  • 6/156/20/20 @ MCPL Mosinee

children crafts hands-on activities »

event example [9835]

Storybook STEM: Three Little Pigs Building

Children Hear retellings of this classic tale and make your own model house!

  • Wed., 6/17/20, 10:3011:30 a.m. @ MCPL Rothschild
  • Thu., 7/16/20, 10:3011:30 a.m. @ MCPL Wausau
  • (more events in this series [1])

children preschool activities hands-on learning story time crafts slp »

event example [9897]

MCPL DIY
Plastic Bottle Planters

Adults & Teens Learn about a creative use for recycled plastic bottles and tap into your own creativity at the same time!

  • Thu., 6/18/20, 5:306:30 p.m. @ MCPL Rothschild

adults teens activities crafts gardening »

event example [9616]

Rick Riordan Party

Kids & Teens Make crafts and engage in other fun activities related to the books of Rick Riordan!

  • Mon., 6/22/20, 23 p.m. @ MCPL Mosinee

children teens tweens slp crafts games activities hands-on activities »

event example [9734]

Bookbinding & Writing Scavenger Hunt

Kids & Teens Join us for a super-fun craft program to create a mini journal, and stick around for a scavenger hunt filled with ideas to write about in the journal!

  • Tue., 6/23/20, 24:30 p.m. @ MCPL Wausau

tween teen art crafts writing »

event example [9737]

MCPL DIY
Gnome & Toadstool Craft Week

Kids & Adults Drop-in Jump into a world of make-believe at the library to create a unique craft or two!

  • 6/297/3/20 @ MCPL Athens

adults children grades k-5 preschool art crafts nature slp »

event example [9739]

Yarn Stars Craft Week

Children Drop-in Stop by the library for a fun craft that will have you seeing (and making) stars!

  • 6/297/3/20 @ MCPL Edgar

children activities art crafts »

event example [9861]

Story Time for Dragon Lovers!

Children Hear stories, make crafts and sing songs during this dragon-themed story time!

  • Wed., 7/1/20, 10:30 a.m.12 p.m. @ MCPL Stratford

children story time slp crafts »

event example [9912]

Kids Craft Week: DIY Unicorns

Children Drop-in Make your own colorful, sparkly unicorn during this craft event!

  • 7/67/11/20 @ MCPL Athens
  • 7/67/11/20 @ MCPL Mosinee
  • 7/67/11/20 @ MCPL Stratford
  • 7/137/18/20 @ MCPL Edgar
  • 7/207/25/20 @ MCPL Marathon City
  • 7/268/1/20 @ MCPL Rothschild
  • 7/268/1/20 @ MCPL Spencer
  • 8/178/22/20 @ MCPL Hatley
  • 8/248/29/20 @ MCPL Wausau

children grades k-5 activities crafts hands-on activities slp »

event example [9836]

Make Your Own Lavender Gnome

Adults & Teens Drop-in Craft a lavender-scented gnome, with all supplies provided.

  • 7/157/16/20 @ MCPL Marathon City

adults teens crafts slp activities hands-on activities »

event example [9613]

Hack Your Notebook: Learning to Use Paper Circuits

Adults & Teens Take your journaling and card making to the next level by adding electricity!

  • Wed., 7/15/20, 13 p.m. @ MCPL Wausau
  • (more events in this series [1])

adults teens activities crafts hands-on learning science »

event example [9736]

Fiber Arts Fashion Show

Adults Drop-in See various fiber arts items on display during this afternoon showcase!

  • Tue., 7/21/20, 14 p.m. @ MCPL Athens

adults art crafts slp »

event example [9704]

DIY Dragon Eggs

Kids & Teens Make a mystical dragon's egg during this craft event!

  • Wed., 7/22/20, 35 p.m. @ MCPL Hatley

children teens tweens crafts activities hands-on activities slp »

event example [9887]

Unicorn Sparkle & Shine Story Time

Children Hear stories about unicorns and make crafts during this magical story time!

  • Thu., 7/23/20, 10:3011:30 a.m. @ MCPL Marathon City

children preschool crafts music story time slp »

event example [9733]

Ollivander's Wand Shop

Kids & Teens Celebrate Harry Potter's birthday by making your own magic wand at the library!

  • Thu., 7/23/20, 3:304:30 p.m. @ MCPL Mosinee

children teens crafts hands-on activities activities slp »

event example [9698]

Pirate Eye Patch Craft Program

Kids & Teens Drop-in Celebrate International Pirate Month in "Arrrrgust" by making your own eye patch!

  • 8/38/8/20 @ MCPL Mosinee

children tweens teens crafts diy »

event example [9857]

DIY Wind Chimes

All-Ages Drop-in Make your own set of wind chimes using natural materials!

  • 8/108/15/20 @ MCPL Athens

adults children teens art crafts gardening nature slp »

event example [9705]

Newspaper Castles

Kids & Teens Drop-in Make castles out of newspaper during this drop-in event!

  • Thu., 8/13/20, 10 a.m.4 p.m. @ MCPL Hatley

children teens tweens slp activities hands-on activities crafts »

event example [9888]

Create You Own Crown!

Children Drop-in Make and decorate your own royal crown!

  • Thu., 8/13/20, 10 a.m.4 p.m. @ MCPL Marathon City

children grades k-5 preschool crafts slp »

event example [9478]

DIY: Pressed Flower Coasters

Adults Registration Make a decorative coaster with pressed flowers and other supplies!

  • Tue., 8/18/20, 12 p.m. @ MCPL Hatley

adults crafts slp activities hands-on activities nature »

tissue paper paintings and art supplies

Preschool Art Lab: Tissue Paper Painting

Children Drop-in Preschoolers can make colorful tissue paper paintings!

  • Fri., 11/20/20, 10 a.m.2 p.m. @ MCPL Rothschild

children preschool art crafts hands-on activities »