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Children's Events

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Trail Tales

Children Drop-in Take a stroll through Bluegill Bay Park this summer and read while you walk with our Trail Tales program!

  • 7/158/15/20 @ Bluegill Bay Park

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Fire-Breathing Dragons

Children Registration Drop-in Pick up a kit throughout the summer via curbside pickup at various MCPL locations to craft your own dragon at home!

  • 8/38/8/20 @ MCPL Athens
  • 8/108/14/20 @ MCPL Rothschild
  • 8/178/22/20 @ MCPL Wausau

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"Forever Garden" Woven Sunflower Project

Children Drop-in Become inspired by Laurel Snyder's "The Forever Garden" picture book; listen to the story and create your own sunflower. Available for curbside pickup at the library.

  • 8/38/7/20 @ MCPL Wausau

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Jack & the Beanstalk

Children Registration Drop-in Kids can plant their own bean at home and watch it grow throughout the summer, with supplies and instructions provided by the library via curbside pickup, as well as stories for budding green thumbs!

  • 8/38/7/20 @ MCPL Mosinee

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Virtual Story Time

Children Hear a variety of stories read by library staff live on Facebook!

  • Thu., 8/6/20, 1010:15 a.m. @ Facebook (Online)
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Create Your Own Crown!

Children Drop-in Pick up all the supplies you need tp decorate your own royal crown!

  • 8/108/14/20 @ MCPL Marathon City

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Summer Refrigerator Magnets

All-Ages Registration Drop-in Make decorative glass magnets, with all the supplies provided in a convenient take-home kit that can be picked up curbside!

  • 8/108/14/20 @ MCPL Hatley

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CANCELED: Needle Arts

All-Ages Drop-in This event has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  • CANCELED: Tue., 8/11/20, 1–4 p.m. @ MCPL Athens
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Trail Tales

Children Drop-in Take a stroll through Wausau's Brockmeyer Park this summer and read while you enjoy nature with our popular Trail Tales program!

  • 8/159/18/20 @ Brockmeyer Park

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DIY Unicorns

Children Registration Drop-in Make your own colorful, sparkly unicorn and spark your creativity before you start with a few online stories, with this grab and go craft project!

  • 8/178/22/20 @ MCPL Hatley

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Bow-Tie Noodle Butterfly

Children Registration Kids and their caregivers are welcome to pick up a take-home kit from the library and create a butterfly craft using brightly painted bow-tie pasta!

  • 8/248/28/20 @ MCPL Athens

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Watercolor Surprise!

Children Drop-in Stop at the library's drive thru window to pick up a grab and go watercolor surprise kit for your preschool-aged child!

  • 8/319/11/20 @ MCPL Wausau

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Letter of the Week

Children Registration Drop-in Let's learn our letters with books and fun activities for your little one(s)!

  • 9/149/18/20 @ MCPL Rothschild
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Dog's Colorful Day

Children Drop-in Stop by the library to pick up a craft kit based on Emma Dodd's popular "Dog's Colorful Day" book and watch a virtual story to go along with it!

  • 9/149/25/20 @ MCPL Wausau

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Roald Dahl Grab & Go Craft: Pipe Cleaner Lollipops

Children Registration Drop-in To celebrate the birthday of author Roald Dahl, stop by the library to pick up a fun craft to make at home!

  • 9/149/19/20 @ MCPL Mosinee

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Raise Your Trunk for Elephants!

Children Registration Drop-in Celebrate National Elephant Day on Sept. 22 with a fun take-home craft kit and virtual story to go along with it!

  • 9/219/25/20 @ MCPL Stratford

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Preschool Art Lab: Tissue Paper Painting

Children Drop-in Preschoolers can make colorful tissue paper paintings!

  • Fri., 11/20/20, 10 a.m.2 p.m. @ MCPL Rothschild

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