Holiday hours: All MCPL locations will be closed by 5pm on Wed., 11/22, and closed all day Thu., 11/23.
Events: Hands On Activities
Adult Event Drop-in Knitters of all ages and experience levels are invited to gather for a night of working on knitting projects and socializing at MCPL! And it's not just for knitters - crocheters and other fans of the needle arts are invited, too!
Children's Event Drop-in Families of homeschooled children can hear stories, read, and participate in various activities related to the areas of science, technology, engineering, arts, and math.
Tue., 12/5/17, 3:30pm - 5pm @ MCPL Stratford
Children's Event Kids in grades 3-7 are invited for an afternoon of games, music, stories and holiday-themed crafts! Free, with all supplies provided.
Adult Event Adults can learn how to make decorative holiday star ornaments out of cardboard, yarn and cardstock! Free, with all supplies provided.
Thu., 12/7/17, 3:30pm - 5pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teen Event Drop-in Tweens and teens can stop in to our Wausau Headquarters in December to make a variety of handmade gifts you can give to family and friends! Free, with all supplies provided.
Thu., 12/7/17, 6:30pm - 7:30pm @ MCPL Spencer
Adult Event Learn different techniques for holiday gift wrapping, including making bows, adding other flourishes and more! Free, with no registration required.
Adult Event Drop-in Patrons of all ages can make their own handmade holiday cards using a variety supplies! Free, with all supplies provided.
Mon., 12/11/17, 6pm - 7pm @ MCPL Edgar
Children's Event Hear stories about animals that live in the Arctic region and make fun crafts during our monthly Family Adventure Night!
Wed., 12/13/17, 1pm - 4pm @ MCPL Athens
Children's Event Kids can craft their own decorative box to give as a gift to a loved one during this free program!
Tue., 12/19/17, 3pm - 4pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Children's Event Make decorative evergreen trees during this fun and festive holiday craft event!
Children's Event Kids and families are invited to make winter-themed crafts, with all supplies provided!
Fri., 12/29/17, 1pm - 3pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children's Event Make your own 3-D paper buildings and sculptures using a variety of paper and techniques!
Mon., 1/8/18, 3pm - 4pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Children's Event Patrons of all ages can make their own decorative snowflakes using wooden craft sticks or paper! Free, with all supplies provided.
Mon., 1/8/18, 6pm - 7pm @ MCPL Edgar
Adult Event Adults are invited to learn the art of kirigami (folding and cutting paper) at our Edgar Branch! Free, with all supplies provided.
Mon., 1/22/18, 1pm - 4pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children's Event Visit MCPL Wausau to participate in some LEGO Ninjago activities and craft-making and stick around for a free screening of "The LEGO Ninjago Movie!"
Thu., 1/25/18, 10:30am - 11:30am @ MCPL Marathon City
Children's Event Kids and families can attend this special story time featuring polar bear stories, songs and crafts!
Mon., 1/29/18, 12pm - 8pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Adult Event Drop-in Celebrate International Puzzle Day with a variety of puzzles for all ages at our Mosinee Branch!
Adult Event Drop-in Quilters and crafters are invited to gather to learn, create, and share! In addition to sharing quilting skills and techniques, we'll also teach a new craft each month. Bring supplies, the library will supply patterns and books.
Mon., 2/5/18 - Sun., 2/11/18 @ MCPL Wausau
Children's Event Drop-in Kids can celebrate the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang with Olympics-themed crafts at our Wausau Headquarters! Free, with all supplies provided.
Children's Event Celebrate Valentine's Day with a special story time featuring stories, songs and a craft! Free, with all supplies provided.
Wed., 2/14/18, 2pm - 4pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Children's Event Visit our Mosinee Branch on Valentine's Day to transform a plain red cup into a cute love bug! Free, with all supplies provided.
Fri., 2/23/18, 1pm - 4pm @ MCPL Marathon City
Children's Event Kids can celebrate the "Little House on the Prairie" series by hearing stories, making crafts related to the books and playing old-fashioned games!
Thu., 3/1/18 - Fri., 3/30/18 @ MCPL Mosinee
Children's Event Drop-in Kids can celebrate National Craft Month with a different craft project each week and coloring pages all month long at our Mosinee Branch!
Children's Event Join us for an afternoon of making magnets, wallets, bookmarks and more, all out of duct tape and washi tape! Free, with all supplies provided.
Fri., 3/9/18, 1pm - 4pm @ MCPL Athens
Children's Event Kids can make their own puppets out of brown paper lunch bags and a variety of craft supplies! Free, with all supplies provided.
Mon., 4/2/18, 1pm - 7pm @ MCPL Athens
Children's Event Patrons of all ages can make a variety of imaginative creations using pipe cleaners! Free, with all supplies provided.