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Events: Hands On Learning

Summer Craft: Handmade Maracas

Children's Event Drop-in Families can join us to make their own handmade maracas! Free, with all supplies provided.

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Make Your Own Musical Instruments!

Children's Event Drop-in To celebrate our "Libraries Rock" Summer Library Program, children of all ages are invited to create their own musical instruments, with all supplies provided!

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Teen Craft Day

Teen Event Drop-in Teens! Visit the library and leave with an awesome craft!

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Summer Craft Day

Children's Event Drop-in Families can join us to make crafts based on popular children's songs! Free, with all supplies provided.

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Needle Arts at the Library

Adult Event Drop-in Knitters and crocheters are invited to gather for a night of crafts and socializing! Free and open to the public, and participants are asked to bring their own supplies.

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Space Camp

Children's Event Drop-in Are you interested in space? Want to know what's happening in the solar system and beyond? Children in grades 3-5 are invited to attend Space Camp for a mix of experiments and crafts!

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Kindness Rocks: A Rock Painting Party

Children's Event Drop-in Tweens can paint their own design or positive message onto decorative rocks and then hide them around their community! Free, with all supplies provided.

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Rockin' and Rollin' in Edgar!

Children's Event Drop-in Make some crafts (and maybe sing a tune or two!) during this fun-filled afternoon at the library!

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Kids Needle Arts Night

Kids & Teens Event Drop-in Kids, tweens and teens are invited to learn the basics of finger knitting and make their own knitted accessories during this free program at the library!

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Create Your Own Mosaics!

Teen Event Drop-in Teens are invited to stop by the library to create their own colorful mosaics! Free and all supplies provided.

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DIY Marbled Paper

Teen & Adult Event Drop-in Ever wanted to add that extra touch to paper crafts? Marbling is the perfect technique to create that beautiful artistic design!

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Summer Craft: Marching Ants

Children's Event Drop-in Families can join us to make their own crafted ants! Free, with all supplies provided.

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Harry Potter Owl Craft

Children's Event Drop-in Patrons are invited to stop in any time we're open during the week of July 30th to celebrate Harry Potter's birthday with a make-your-own Hedwig owl craft!

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Harry Potter Potions Class

Children's Event Drop-in MCPL Mosinee is celebrating Harry Potter's birthday with all sorts of fun science experiments like flobberworms and fizzy potions! Free and all supplies provided.

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Ollivander's Wand Shop

All-Ages Event Drop-in Celebrate Harry Potter's birthday by making your own magic wand at the library!

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Crafted Rock Photo Holder

Teen & Adult Event Drop-in Teens and adults can make their own unique photo holder using rocks, paint and wire!

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Rock Your Creative Side with Rocks!

All-Ages Event Drop-in Stop by the library monthly on the first Thursday over the summer and show us how libraries can "rock!" by decorating your own rocks with all sorts of art supplies!

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Chalk Up A Storm: Sidewalk Chalk Drawing

Kids & Teens Event Drop-in Kids, tweens, teens and their families are invited to decorate the sidewalk outside the library during this week.

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Fiber Arts

Adult Event Drop-in Community members are invited to gather at the library to work on fiber arts projects, share projects with each other and try free crochet lessons. Yarn and a limited number of other supplies are provided, and new participants are always welcome!

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Summer Craft: Dino Buddies!

Children's Event Drop-in Families can join us to craft their own dinosaur! Free, with all supplies provided.

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Thinkers & Tinkers Week

Kids & Adults Event Drop-in Visit the library any time the library is open to tinker with tech gadgets including a 3D printer, snap circuits and more!

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Library Learning
Internet Basics

Adult Event Drop-in 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 is limited so registration is required. Call 715-446-3537 for more information or to register.

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Building Adventures

Children's Event Drop-in Children can build using a variety of building toys, including DUPLO blocks, LEGOs, Tinkertoys and more!

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Summer STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)

Children's Event Drop-in Even though it's summer, the library is giving young people the chance to try challenge their minds and try out all sorts of cool gadgets!

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Recycled CD Coasters

Adult Event Drop-in Make your own set of stylish coasters using recycled CDs and a variety of craft materials! Free, with all supplies provided.

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Beauty Products

Teen & Adult Event Drop-in Join us to learn how to make your own beauty products and take it home with you!

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Summer Craft: Monkey Hats

Children's Event Drop-in Families can join us to make their own monkey hats! Free, with all supplies provided.

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Natural Dyeing for Beginners

Adult Event Drop-in Adults can learn the basics of dyeing fabrics with vegetable dyes such as red cabbage, carrot greens and more during this free informational presentation!

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Learn to Embroider

Adult Event Drop-in Adults can get an introduction to embroidery during this free class at the library!

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Create a Grandparents Day Card!

Children's Event Drop-in Kids can prepare for Grandparents Day by making a handmade card for their grandma or grandpa, with all supplies provided!

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Origami Afternoon

All-Ages Event Drop-in Come try your hand at folding paper into various creative shapes at the library! All ages welcome.

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Hobbies and Crafts Night

All-Ages Event Drop-in Hobby and craft enthusiasts are welcome to join us every month for a night of creating and socializing!

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A Week of International Dot Day

Kids & Teens Event Drop-in We're turning International Dot Day into Dot Week! Children can use dot markers to color in dot worksheets, and teens can practice their pointillism skills to create artwork. Children and teens can come any time during library hours.

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Afternoon Poetry Workshop

Adult Event Drop-in Are you a poet? Or do you love to write and are looking for an opportunity to enhance your writing skills with that certain creative touch? We are here to help! Join us at the library for an afternoon with poet Dawn Anderson.

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Peculiar Paintings

Children's Event Drop-in Join us for a mix of fun stories about art and create your own art using a variety of odd materials!

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Button Making For Tweens and Teens

Kids & Teens Event Drop-in Teens and tweens are invited to stop by the library and get creative designing their own buttons.

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Building Palooza

Children's Event Drop-in See what you can build using a variety of household items during this week-long building challenge!

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Still Life Sketching

All-Ages Event Drop-in Sketch a variety of still life drawings during this creative all-ages event!

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Quilting & Crafting

Adult Event Drop-in Work on your quilting projects at the library with your friends and neighbors and learn a new craft!

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Stratford Stitchers & Rippers

Kids & Teens Event Drop-in Do some math work with your patchwork! Join us every other Tuesday in Stratford to discover the beauty of math through the art of quilting!

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Cotton Swab Flowers

Teen & Adult Event Drop-in Join us for this fun and creative craft project, where we'll transform some simple household items into beautiful flowers! Free, with all supplies provided.

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Geology Lab

Children's Event Drop-in Kids in grades K-5 can work on a variety of geology-themed science projects and experiments, with all supplies provided!

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Scratch Art Creations

Kids & Teens Event Drop-in Kids can make bookmarks, drawings and other works of art using scratch art paper! Free, with all supplies provided.

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