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TeenZone

Events: Teen

Marathon Memories

All-Ages Drop-in MCPL Marathon City in conjunction with the Marathon City Heritage Center is sponsoring an essay contest, "Marathon Memories." The entries should focus on the writer's memories and connections to the Village of Marathon. Entries due by May 31, 2019.

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Wisconsin CLICK for Babies Hat Collection

All-Ages Drop-in All MCPL locations will serve as collection sites for knit and crocheted baby caps for the 2019 Wisconsin CLICK for Babies: Period of Purple Crying. The campaign is aimed at raising awareness of Shaken Baby Syndrome.

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Myths & Truths: Human Trafficking in Central Wisconsin

Adults & Teens Learn about human trafficking, and how the topic hits home in central Wisconsin, during this informative event!

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Needle Arts

Adults & Teens Drop-in Drop by the library to work on fiber arts projects such as knitting, crocheting and quilting!

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Teen Book Club: "Ishmael" by Daniel Quinn

Teens Teens are welcome to join us for a discussion of Quinn's adventure involving a gorilla and the history of the earth!

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Natural Body Care Recipes: How to Make Your Own

Adults & Teens 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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Sidewalk Chalk Art

Kids & Teens Drop-in Help the library kick off the Summer Library Program with fun chalk art outside of the library all week long!

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Needle Arts at the Library

All-Ages Drop-in Knitters and crocheters are invited to gather for a night of crafts and socializing! Participants are asked to bring their own supplies.

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EMMET Makerspace

Kids & Teens Registration Experiment with various STEM and CT technologies with Northcentral Technical College's mobile makerspace!

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Outer Space Sand Art

Kids & Teens Drop-in Use colored sand to color outer space-themed pictures, create decorative bottles or make colorful keychains!

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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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Exploring Space With a Rover

Kids & Teens Registration Get an idea what it's like to be "Mission Control" and explore space during this Summer Library Program event!

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Starry Watercolor Mini Paintings

All-Ages Registration All ages are welcome to make mini paintings of a starry sky using watercolors, salt, star stickers, and watercolor paper!

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Apollo 11 Lunar Landing Celebration!

All-Ages To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, join us to watch footage of the event as it happened!

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Constellation Banner

Teens Registration Hey teens, if you're a fan of starry nights, the galaxy, or astrological constellations, this craft is for you! We will be using paint markers, glitter, and gems to decorate your very own constellation banner.

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Read With a Friend Day

All-Ages Drop-in Read with a friend at the library or make new friends with other library patrons!

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MCPL DIY
Paper Beads

All-Ages Join us for an evening at the library and learn how to make your very own paper beads.

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Escape From the Deathday Dungeon: A Harry Potter Escape Room Experience

All-Ages Registration Back by popular demand! Bring your friends or family and see if you can solve the puzzles in time to escape Nearly Headless Nick and the Dungeon!

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Ollivander's Wand Shop

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

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Friends of MCPL Book Sale

All-Ages Drop-in Browse through thousands of items for sale at low prices during this quarterly book sale!

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A Universe of Stories: Writing Your Own Story

Adults & Teens If you've ever thought about writing the story of your life, or would like to help a family member do it, join us in Marathon City to get an idea what it takes to write an autobiography or memoir!

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Free Family Pool Day!

Kids & Teens Drop-in Children and their families can enjoy a FREE day at Wausau's outdoor pools just by showing their library card! One card per family.

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TAG - Teen Advisory Group!

Teens Drop-in Teens are welcome to meet others, volunteer and help plan library programs through our Teen Advisory Group (TAG). Meetings monthly

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DIY Galaxy Jars & Slime

Kids & Teens Drop-in Make your own slime and mini galaxy in a jar during this tween/teen event!

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MCPL & POV Movie Night: "Farmsteaders"

Adults & Teens Join us for this special documentary screening - before it airs on public television - about one family's journey to resurrect a dairy farm in rural America.

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See the Night Sky Inside the Library!

All-Ages Turn your dreams into reality at the library and enjoy an evening viewing the sky full of stars!

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Craft Supply Swap Drop-Off Week

Adults & Teens Drop-in Drop off items to be swapped at our Craft Supply Swap Night on September 26 and receive a

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Hobbies & Crafts Night

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

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Homemade Journals & Notebooks

Adults & Teens Registration Journals and notebooks contain some of our most personal thoughts, and patrons will have the opportunity to make their own and also to personalize it with decorations!

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Coffee Filter Candy Corn

All-Ages Drop-in Get in the mood for fall by making a craft inspired by a traditional autumn treat - candy corn!

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Craft Supply Swap Night

Adults & Teens Attend our free craft supply swap! Open to swap ticket holders at 5pm and to the general public at 6pm

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Friends of MCPL Book Sale

All-Ages Drop-in Browse through thousands of gently used books, CDs, DVDs, puzzles and much more! You're sure to find something at a great price and all proceeds benefit the library!

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