Marathon County Public Library
Sat., 4/26/14, 1:00pm – 2:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Tue., 4/29/14, 6:30pm – 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Share your favorite poems with others! During "karaoke poetry," you are invited to read aloud the work of other poets — famous or otherwise — for the enjoyment of the group. For inspiration, check out the library's poetry collection. Registration requested (but not required). This event is part of our National Poetry Month celebration.
Sat., 5/3/14, 1:30pm – 3:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens (grades 6-12) are invited to create simple "spa gifts" for Mother's Day! A variety of techniques will be presented, including methods for creating homemade salt scrubs, body lotion and bubble bath. All necessary supplies will be provided.
Sat., 5/10/14, 1:00pm – 3:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Patrons of all ages are invited to library to learn about bicycle safety! Stations will offer free bicycle inspections and maintenance tips, free bicycle helmets for children (and reduced-price helmets for adults), bike safety tours of the downtown Wausau area, and more.
Wed., 6/18/14, 2:00pm – 2:45pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Jessica Blahnik, Chief Deputy Medical Examiner for Marathon County, will illuminate the science that is part of her job. If you are interested in how real death investigations compare to those you see on popular TV series, this program is for you! This is a teen event; join us at 1:00pm for the adult version.
Teens and tweens can learn the basics of computer programming by working together on a variety of fun and intuitive projects! This program is based on the national Hour of Code initiative.
Tue., 6/24/14, 6:30pm – 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens (grades 6-12) can experiment with heat to create melted crayon art and ice candles! Also, teens will have the chance to experiment with Flame Painter, a free computer program.
Mon., 7/14/14, 6:00pm – 8:00pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Teens (grades 6-12) can learn about the history and benefits of meditation and create their own mala bracelet to be used during meditation (or simply as jewelry).
Tue., 7/15/14, 6:30pm – 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Tue., 7/22/14, 6:00pm – 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens and adults are invited to a science fiction and science fact trivia contest! Participants can form teams to compete against their friends.
Tue., 8/5/14, 1:00pm – 7:50pm @ Wausau Outdoor Pools
Bring your library card for free admission to any Wausau-area outdoor public swimming pool. One card is good for the whole family! ... (read more)
Tue., 8/12/14, 6:00pm – 8:15pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens (grades 6-12) are invited to a free movie on the library's third floor (PG-13 | 114 min.), followed by a brief discussion of the book by Orson Scott Card on which the movie was based. We can't advertise the movie's title online, but if you contact us, we'll tell you. (film details) (request the DVD) (request the book) ... (read more)