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Children's Events

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Family Story Time

Children Follow along with a variety of stories, songs and other activities shared by library staff on Facebook or YouTube! New programs every week!

  • Attend 7/207/26/21 @ Online (See event details.)
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Bug Hotel!

Children Where do bugs sleep at night? You might find out and have fun with a couple kinds of bug hotel projects, too! Available for pickup in July at any MCPL location.

  • 7/17/30/21 @ All MCPL Locations

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Library Card Pool Day

All-Ages Drop-in A library card is good for more than just books, movies or music! Any MCPL patron can use their card for free entry to any of Wausau's outdoor pools!

  • Tue., 8/3/21, 17:30 p.m. @ Wausau Outdoor Pools

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Friends of MCPL Public Book Sale

All-Ages Stop by the library in early August and browse through thousands of items during our first Friends of MCPL sale open to the general public!

  • 8/48/7/21 @ MCPL Wausau

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Outdoor Story Time

Children Join us for a special outdoor story time with all sorts of fun songs and stories!

  • Tue., 8/10/21, 10:3011 a.m. @ MCPL Hatley
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Chalkfest Story Time

Children Bring your budding artists to the library for this fun, interactive story time all about chalk art!

  • Wed., 8/11/21, 10:3011:30 a.m. @ MCPL Stratford

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Story Time for Dragon Lovers!

Children Join us outdoors for a special Summer Library Program story time that's all about dragons!

  • Tue., 8/17/21, 10:3011:30 a.m. @ Scotch Creek Park

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Friends of the Library Members-Only Sale!

All-Ages Drop-in Our Friends of the Library are excited to welcome back their members for their monthly sales! If you're not a member and want to browse and buy, you can join on the spot!

  • Sat., 8/21/21, 9:30 a.m.3:30 p.m. @ MCPL Wausau

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Sidewalk Chalk Art

Kids & Teens Drop-in Share your creativity with others at the library by decorating our sidewalks with chalk art!

  • 8/238/27/21 @ MCPL Hatley

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Fun Feathered Magpie Magnet

Children Drop-in Stop by any MCPL location in August and pick up a fun craft kit to create your own feathered magnet!

  • 8/18/31/21 @ All MCPL Locations

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Fabulous Fall Story Time

Children Celebrate the fall season with a fabulous story time in the park! Even better, in the park right next to the library!

  • Tue., 9/14/21, 11:30 a.m.12 p.m. @ MCPL Rothschild

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Grab & Go
Straw Rockets

Children Kids can make their own fun paper rockets at home (or anywhere) anytime with this Grab and Go kit!

  • 9/19/30/21 @ All MCPL Locations

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