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Holiday hours: All MCPL locations will be closed by 5pm on Wed., 11/22, and closed all day Thu., 11/23.

Events: Hands On Learning


Needle Arts at the Library

Adult Event Drop-in Knitters, crocheters, and crafters of all ages and experience levels are invited to gather to create and socialize!
More events in this series (12). » Crafts Hands-on Learning Rothschild Adults

After School Experiments

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.
More events in this series (4). » Art Hands-on Learning Science Technology Wausau Children Tweens

Meet Libby: OverDrive's New E-book App

Adult Event Library staff will get attendees acquainted with Libby, OverDrive's latest app for accessing free e-books, audiobooks and more! Registration is required.
More events in this series (3). » E-books Hands-on Learning Technology Wausau Adults

LEGO® Block Party

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.
More events in this series (17). » Activities Hands-on Learning Mosinee Children Preschool Early Elementary

Gum Drop Creations!

Thu., 12/7/17, 3:30pm - 5:30pm @ MCPL Hatley
Children's Event Tweens can build sculptures and structures using gum drops and toothpicks at this event requiring a little imagination! Free, with all supplies provided.
Crafts Hands-on Learning Hatley Children Tweens

Building Adventures

Children's Event Drop-in Children can build using a variety of building toys, including DUPLO blocks, LEGOs, Tinkertoys and more!
More events in this series (4). » Activities Hands-on Learning Wausau Children Grades K 5 Preschool

Create Your Own Graphic Novel

Teen Event Kids and tweens can learn how to make their own graphic novel during this free program!
More events in this series (1). » Art Hands-on Learning Wausau Children Grades K 5 Tweens

Bubble Science

Tue., 1/9/18, 3:30pm - 5:30pm @ MCPL Hatley
Children's Event Kids are invited to participate in a number of bubble experiments and activities! Free, with all supplies provided.
Activities Art Crafts Hands-on Learning Science Hatley Children Tweens Grades K 5

Volcano Science

Children's Event Join us for an afternoon of volcano-blasting fun! Kids in grades K-5 and their families are invited to learn the science behind a volcanic eruption, create their own volcano, and then erupt it!
More events in this series (1). » Activities Hands-on Learning Science Wausau Grades K 5

LEGO® Ninjago Afternoon

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!"
Activities Hands-on Learning Movie Hands-on Activities Wausau Children Grades K 5 Tweens

Winter Fest

Sat., 1/27/18, 10:30am - 3pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children's Event Stop by the library during Wausau's Winter Fest to hear stories and make some fun crafts!
Crafts Hands-on Learning Story Time Family Story Time Wausau Children

Library Learning
Introduction to Gmail

Adult Event Learn how to create your own email account and how to use it during this free introductory class!
More events in this series (5). » Hands-on Learning Technology Library Learning Spencer Adults

Boat Science

Children's Event Children in grades K-5 are invited to join us and learn the science behind how boats float and carry heavy cargo! Free, with all supplies provided.
More events in this series (1). » Activities Hands-on Learning Science Wausau Children Grades K 5

Library Learning
Introduction to Microsoft Word

Adult Event Participants will learn basic skills required to create and format a document in Word. Space is limited so registration is required. Call 715-261-7230 to sign up or for more information.
More events in this series (1). » Hands-on Learning Technology Library Learning Wausau Adults

Library Learning
Introduction to Excel

Adult Event Participants will learn basic skills required to create and format a spreadsheet in Microsoft Excel. Space is limited so registration is required. Call 715-261-7230 for more information or to register.
More events in this series (1). » Hands-on Learning Technology Library Learning Wausau Adults

Library Learning
Introduction to Pinterest

Adult Event Learn how to create a free Pinterest account and how to navigate the website during this free class! Registration required.
More events in this series (2). » Hands-on Learning Technology Library Learning Mosinee Adults

Library Learning
Internet Basics

Adult Event Join us for a class that will teach you how to get the most out of what the Internet has to offer, including how to use a web browser. Space ... (read more)
More events in this series (1). » Hands-on Learning Technology Library Learning Wausau Adults

Dragon Mania!

Sat., 3/17/18, 10:30am - 12pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children's Event Kids can hear stories about dragons, then make their own using craft supplies at our Wausau Headquarters!
Activities Art Crafts Hands-on Learning Story Time Wausau Children Grades K 5 Preschool

Kids Needle Arts Night

Wed., 3/21/18, 4pm - 6:45pm @ MCPL Marathon City
Children's Event Kids, tweens and teens are invited to learn the basics of knitting and create a knitted headband during this free intro at our Marathon City Branch!
Crafts Hands-on Learning Marathon City Children Grades K 5 Tweens Teens

Escape from Alcatraz

Tue., 3/27/18, 1:30pm - 2:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children's Event 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!
Hands-on Learning History Wausau Grades K 5

Library Learning
Facebook Fundamentals Part 1

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.
More events in this series (1). » Hands-on Learning Technology Library Learning Wausau Adults

Duct Tape Palooza

Children's Event Create a variety of crafts all with colorful types of duct tape! Free and all supplies provided.
More events in this series (1). » Activities Hands-on Learning Crafts Mosinee Children Grades K 5 Teens Tweens

Library Learning
Facebook Fundamentals Part 2

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!
More events in this series (1). » Hands-on Learning Technology Library Learning Wausau Adults

Chilren's Festival

Sat., 4/7/18, 9am - 3pm @ Marathon Park
Children's Event Drop-in Stop and see us at our booth at the 44th annual Children's Festival at Marathon Park! Fun crafts and information about the library will be offered.
Activities Crafts Hands-on Learning Off-site Marathon Park Children