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Events: Rothschild

Family Game Day

All-Ages Drop-in Bring your family to the library for a fun day of gaming! Board and card games for all ages will be available.

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Family Story Time

Children Bring your entire family to story time! Children of all ages and parents/guardians are welcome to this 30-minute program.

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Play and Learn

Children Children of all ages are invited to use their imagination and creativity! These fun-filled, 60-90 minute programs feature a different story each week, followed by songs and supplemental activities. Offered in partnership with the Family Resource Center.

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Needle Arts at the Library

Adults Drop-in Knitters, crocheters, and crafters of all ages and experience levels are invited to gather to create and socialize!

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Book Club: "Anna and the Swallow Man" by Gavriel Savit

Adults Join us for the monthly book club at the library! In the month of February, we'll read and discuss this novel, about a young girl who travels to the Polish countryside after her father is taken to a concentration camp.

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What's the Buzz? Honey Bees and Beekeeping

Adults Learn about honey bees, beekeeping and more during this free event with a local expert!

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LEGO® Block Party

Children Drop-in Children of all ages and their families are invited to build creative projects using LEGO blocks! All blocks will be provided.

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Book Babies

Children Join us for 20 minutes of "lap sit" story time for children birth to 23 months! Listen and interact with your baby through books, songs, rhymes and other activities. Caregiver-child interaction is stressed in Book Babies, so children must be accompanied by an adult.

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Recycled Glass Creations for Your Garden!

Adults Adults can join us and learn how to make one-of-a-kind garden sculptures from recycled glass dishware.

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Calm: A Guided Tour of Mindfulness and Meditation

Adults Have you heard of mindfulness but you've been unsure of what it is, where to start, or how it can apply to your life? Join us for an informal presentation, including some basic techniques, appropriate for all skill levels!

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Container Gardening

Adults Learn about new horticultural techniques in container gardening and bring your other gardening and horticulture questions for UW-Extension Educator Brianna Wright!

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Book Club: "Surprise Me" by Sophie Kinsella

Adults Join us for the monthly book club at the library! In the month of March, we'll read and discuss this novel, about a married couple who realize they don't know each other as well as they had thought.

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Get Money Smart!

Children Join us during Money Smart Week for special activities related to money, in collaboration with Get $mart Wausau!

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Celebrate Spring Story Time

Children We're "eggcited" at story time, because Spring is here! Come celebrate with us.

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Book Club: "The Radium Girls" by Kate Moore

Adults Join us for the monthly book club at the library! In the month of April, we'll read and discuss this novel, about the hundreds of young women worked at the radium-dial factories during World War I.

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DIY Sugar Scrub

Adults & Teens Make your own scented sugar scrub, with all supplies provided!

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Gardening with Kids

Adults Adults can learn methods and activities to help interest kids in gardening!

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EMMET Makerspace

Kids & Teens Registration Experiment with various STEM and CT technologies with this mobile makerspace!

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MCPL DIY
Flower Fairies

Adults & Teens Join us to craft adorable fairies! Whether you want to celebrate Mother's day as mother and daughter, or just celebrate spring, we welcome you to channel your creativity!

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Pull String Art

Adults Adults are invited to a craft event at the library just for them as we create pull string art!

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Book Club: "Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine" by Gail Honeyman

Adults Join us for the monthly book club at the library! In the month of May, we'll read and discuss this novel, about an eccentric loner who meets two other isolated individuals and forms friendships with them.

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