Marathon County Public Library

learning • community • ideas • information

Story Times

Bring your children to story time at your local Marathon County Public Library! Story times are intended to introduce children to literature and reading through storytelling, songs, games, puppets and fingerplays.

Story times meet regularly according to the schedule below; however, exceptions are possible due to holiday closings, special children's events and the summer library program.

Area daycare providers may schedule a morning or afternoon story time at MCPL Wausau on Thursdays, September –May. Call 715-261-7220 or use our Group Visit Form to add your group to the schedule.


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. Enjoy learning with all of your children through stories, songs and other literature-based activities.

children story time »

Preschool Story Time

Children This 30-minute program will help prepare your preschooler for kindergarten with stories, songs, rhymes and other early literacy activities.

children preschool story time »

Play & 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. In partnership with the Family Resource Center.

children grades k-5 preschool crafts hands-on learning story time »

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.

children story time activities »

Toddler Dance Party

Children Join us for a story time and toddler dance party featuring stories, music, props and more!

children preschool activities story time slp music »

Planets, Stars & Beyond!

Children Join us for this special family story time about traveling to the planets and stars!

children crafts story time »

Tales for Tots

Children Enjoy books, songs and fingerplays with your toddler at this fun and lively story time!

children preschool story time »

Celebrate the USA Story Time

Children Celebrate the 4th of July with this patriotic story time and craft event!

children preschool crafts holiday story time slp »

Groovy Space Story Time

Children Feeling groovy? If not, would you like to? Join us for a special groovy story time with fun outer space stories, songs and crafts!

children activities crafts science story time slp »

Fire Safety Story Time

Children Kids can attend this story time with the chief of the Mosinee Fire Department!

children grades k-5 preschool story time slp fire safety »

Eat Your Veggies Story Time

Children Join us for a vege-tastic story time with tales promoting the produce, songs celebrating celery and other veggies and games!

children food health story time hands-on activities slp »

Shine Like the Sun Story Time

Children Kids can hear stories about the sun and conduct an easy, educational science experiment!

children preschool science story time slp »

Family Pajama Story Time

Children Join us for a special story time filled with relaxing stories, music and movement - pajamas, blankets and stuffed animals encouraged!

children story time »

Fire Safety Story Time

Children Celebrate Fire Prevention Week by hearing stories about fire safety, then meet a real-life firefighter during this special story time!

children preschool fire safety story time community »

Photo of astronaut helmet on the "mission control" station in the ELC

Launch into outer space in the Early Literacy Center!

This summer, blast off with your child in the Marathon County Public Library's Early Literacy Center (ELC)! Throughout the summer months, you can help your child build his or her pre-reading skills in a fun, interactive outer spaced-themed environment!  Early literacy is what children know about reading and writing before learning how to read and...

Children Library Early Literacy Learning

Featured Resource / Service

Explora for Middle & High Schools

An interface designed specifically for students in middle school and high school with an emphasis on topical browsing for age-appropriate EBSCOhost articles.

For Teens For Children BadgerLink Online

Subscribe

Receive our monthly email newsletter and stay informed of upcoming book clubs, story times, presentations, performances, movies nights, arts & crafts, author visits and more!

Your email address will be used for this purpose only and will not be redistributed or sold. You may unsubscribe at any time.