Teen Event Visit the library as we screen four anime series for teens, including "Tales of Agriculture," "Monthly Girl's Nozaki-kun," "One Week Friends" and "Tsukgakirei!"
Adult Event Learn more about a legendary figure in American history, Crazy Horse, from members of his own family and the author who helped bring their story to the public!
Children's Event 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.
Adult Event Adults can watch episodes of anime series "Perfect Insider" and "Tokto ESP!" Suitable for adults ages 18+ only.
Children's Event Enjoy books, songs and fingerplays with your toddler at this fun and lively story time! Two half-hour sessions at 10 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. - stop by for either one!
Children's Event Sensory Story Time is an inclusive weekly story time that has been adapted to meet the needs of children of all abilities, including those with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Sensory Processing Disorder, children who simply have difficulty sitting still, and their typically developing peers.
Children's Event This 30-minute program will help prepare your preschooler for kindergarten with stories, songs, rhymes and other early literacy activities.
Children's Event Join fellow Pokemon fans for a monthly gathering of all things Pokemon, including new activities each month and the opportunity to play the Pokemon trading card game! Free, with no registration required.
Children's Event 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.
Adult Event Identity theft continues to be the fastest growing crime in the United States. Join us for this informative presentation because the more you learn about it, the less vulnerable you are!
Children's Event 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.
Children's Event Join us for a story time and toddler dance party featuring stories, music, props and more!
Children's Event Join us for a mix of fun stories about art and create your own art using a variety of odd materials!
Adult Event Join us as UW-Madison assistant professor Michael Wagner discusses the US's current political divide, what contributes to it and how it may affect our nation's future.
Adult Event Improve your verbal interactions with your child through a talk pedometer and parent education classes! Registration required.
Teen & Adult Event Learn about the positive effects of playing video games from UW-Madison professor C. Shawn Green! Free, no registration required.
Teen & Adult Event Learn more about the history behind banned books and how libraries continue to serve their communities during this Banned Books Week program!
Adult Event Take part in a lively discussion of some of history's greatest literature, including this short story collection!
Adult Event Over the years, investigators documented dozens of sites across Wisconsin where they discovered supernatural activity, hauntings and other paranormal activity. Hear firsthand from two people who are among the most knowledgeable!
Teen & Adult Event Do you have a good story to tell? Whether it's real or one you made up in your own mind, we want to hear it – and other people do, too! Submit a story to read live, or just join us to listen during this Central Wisconsin Book Festival event!
All-Ages Event Join Brady Carlson for a fun tour of U.S. presidential gravesites and monuments, and the interesting ways in which we memorialize our past leaders, during this Central Wisconsin Book Festival event!
Teen & Adult Event Join us during this Central Wisconsin Book Festival event to learn about the science behind your favorite (or any) lake!
Children's Event Come and listen to some stories read by firefighters from the Wausau Fire Department, hear about fire prevention and get an up-close look at some of their gear and equipment!
All-Ages Event Learn about some of the famous and little-known jazz musicians with Wisconsin connections during this Central Wisconsin Book Festival event!
Teen & Adult Event Do you have an interest in – maybe even a flair for – comics, cartoons and illustration? Learn more about it and try some art yourself during a workshop with cartoonist and illustrator Duachaka Her!
Teen & Adult Event Learn more about the increasingly scarce old-growth forests of Wisconsin with author and naturalist John Bates during the Central Wisconsin Book Festival!
Teen & Adult Event The Central Wisconsin Book Festival is happy to welcome back home Wausau native and current Montana Poet Laureate Lowell Jaeger!
All-Ages Event All ages are invited to watch the film adaptation of "Charlotte's Web," then discuss how the movie compares to E.B. White's classic book!
Children's Event Kids in grades K-5 can work on a variety of geology-themed science projects and experiments, with all supplies provided!
Adult Event Learn about impacts to Wisconsin's deer population from wolf predation, including some historical and scientific context of this important issue, from a state expert!
Children's Event Watch Disney/Pixar's "The Incredibles 2" for free at the library!
Children's Event Attend this story time about legendary creatures, make your own, and go on a hunt for the library hobgoblins!
Children's Event Hear stories that glow and light up, then stick around to make glow-in-the-dark crafts during this fun and unique event!
All-Ages Event All ages are invited to watch the 2003 film adaptation of "Holes" then discuss how the movie compares to book by Louis Sachar!
Children's Event Kids can celebrate the end of 2018 with a toddler dance party featuring music, props and a balloon drop!
Teen & Adult Event Make a romance-inspired set of coasters using romance novels and craft supplies!
All-Ages Event All ages are invited to watch the film adaptation of "Bridge to Terabithia" then discuss how the movie compares to the book by Katherine Paterson!