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ATTENTION: All MCPL locations will be closed Mon., 1/21, for MLK 'Day On.'

Events: Hands On Learning

Marble Maze Run

Children's Event Kids can build their own marble maze runs and test them out during this fun building program! Free, with all supplies provided.

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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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Snowflake Craft Day

All-Ages Event Drop-in Patrons of all ages can make their own decorative snowflakes out of paper or with pipe cleaners and beads! All supplies provided.

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Winter Fest

Children's Event Drop-in Stop by the library during Wausau's Winter Fest to hear stories and make some fun crafts!

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LEGO® Block Party

Children's Event Drop-in 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.

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Library Learning
Introduction to Microsoft Excel

Adult Event Registration Required Microsoft Excel can be used for many things, from creating simple lists to calculating budgets. Learn more about it during this free class!

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International Puzzle Day

All-Ages Event Drop-in Celebrate International Puzzle Day with a variety of puzzles for all ages at the library!

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Magnet Painting for Kids

Children's Event Children are invited to drop in at the library for this fun, hands-on artistic learning activity.

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Library Learning
Facebook Fundamentals Part 1

Adult Event Registration Required Do you ever feel like you're missing out on things because you're not on Facebook? Would you like to learn how to use Facebook to better connect with family and friends? We can help!

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Duct Tape DIY

Children's Event Drop-in Drop by the library anytime between 4-7 p.m. to create a fun (and maybe useful!) craft out of duct tape, like a wallet and more! Free and all supplies provided.

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Wearable Art Spring Shawl

Teen & Adult Event Spend an afternoon with our fiber arts group and learn how to create your very own spring shawl.

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Library Learning
Basics of the iPhone and iPad

Adult Event Registration Required Do you have an Apple iPhone or iPad, or thinking about buying one, and want to learn more about how they work? We want to help!

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Natural Body Care Recipes: How to Make Your Own

Teen & Adult Event Join us for a creative evening at the library where we will teach you the basics of making your very own natural beauty products for hair, skin and body.

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Month of Crafts and Coloring

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 the library!

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Needle Felting Workshop

Teen & Adult Event Drop-in Adults and teens are welcome to drop by the library to discover and learn the basics of needle felting.

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Creative Journals

Teen & Adult Event Drop-in Journals contain some of our most personal thoughts, and patrons not only have the opportunity to make their own journal, but also to personalize it with decorations!

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Create Your Own Butterfly Garden

All-Ages Event Learn about the importance of butterflies to nature, the species that are native to Wisconsin and built a butterfly garden, with all supplies provided!

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Building Challenges

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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Kids' Needle Arts Night: Dry Felting

Kids & Teens Event Registration Required Kids, tweens and teens can learn how to do dry felting and make their own project, with all supplies provided!

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Science Marvels

Children's Event Drop-in Kids can stop in to the library to perform their own zany science experiments, with all supplies provided!

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Wordstock: Three Days of Peace and Poetry

All-Ages Event Drop-in Attend this three-day poetry event, where different poetry activities will be offered for all ages each day!

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Get Money Smart!

Children's Event Join us during Money Smart Week for special money-related activities for kids, in collaboration with the Get Smart Wausau Coalition!

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