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LEGO blocks

Family LEGO® Club

Children of all ages and their families are invited to build creative projects using LEGO® blocks! Blocks will be provided.
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Winter Break: DIY Crafts

Mon., 12/29/14, 11:00am 3:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children in grades K-5 are invited to create any of a variety of craft projects at the library! Project ideas, supplies and guidance will be provided by library staff.
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LOTR Movie Marathon

Tue., 12/30/14, 9:30am 7:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens (grades 6-12) are invited to a special screening of the complete Lord of the Rings movie trilogy! Teens may dress in pajamas or comfy clothes and bring a pillow and a sack lunch. A lunch break will occur between "Fellowship ... (read more)
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Lego blocks

Winter Break: Lego® Club

Tue., 12/30/14, 11:00am 3:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children of all ages and their families are invited to build creative projects using Lego® blocks at this specially-scheduled session of our weekly Lego Club! Blocks and inspiration will be provided by library staff.
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Movin' & Groovin' Mini-series

Children of all ages and their families are invited to a special three-part series of story times that are focused on movement, music, rhythm and early literacy! Each session features a different aspect of music and includes a special craft activity.
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Downton Abbey

Downton Abbey High Tea

Sat., 1/3/15, 1:00pm 4:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Bring a mug of tea or coffee and watch the series four finale of Downton Abbey at the library! Season 5 of Downton Abbey starts on January 4, so this is an opportunity to revisit last season before the new season begins. ... (read more)
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Social Action: Altered Books

Teens (grades 6-12) can create 'altered books' with a social action message in this event series led by Jayna Hintz from the Woodson Art Museum! Registration required: 715-261-7230.
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Library Learning: OverDrive E-books & E-audiobooks

Did you receive an e-reader or tablet during the holidays? Learn how to borrow free e-books and e-audiobooks with your library card at one of our free classes! Library staff will help you set up your device and show you how to ... (read more)
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Movie Night: "This is Where I Leave You"

Tue., 1/6/15, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us for a free movie screening on our third floor! (Rated R, 103 min.) A Jewish family must fulfill their father's final wish and spend an entire week together confronting their problems. Starring Jane Fonda, Jason Bateman, Tina Fey and others.
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knitting supplies

Knit Night

Knitters of all ages and experience levels are invited to gather for a night of creation and socializing. The library will provide pattern books and other resources, along with some knitting supplies, but knitters are invited to bring their own supplies as ... (read more)
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S.T.E.A.M. Exploration Station

Hands-on learning activities for children ages 3-5! S.T.E.A.M. programs are specially focused on the core areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics. ... (read more)
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Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Sat., 1/17/15, 10:30am 12:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children and their families are invited to help us celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy with stories, art and other activities; presented by AmeriCorps and Wausau School District.
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"Love in Six Words" story contest

Mon., 1/19/15 Sat., 2/14/15 @ MCPL Wausau
We want to see how sweet, steamy or romantic you can be in just six words! The library is hosting a six-word love story contest ahead of Valentine's Day. We will accept submissions in person and by email Jan. 19 through Feb. ... (read more)
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Women's Night Out: "The Invention of Wings" by Sue Monk Kidd

Mon., 1/19/15, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join the Women's Night Out book club for a friendly discussion of "The Invention of Wings." The novel follows Hetty 'Handful' Grimke, a Charleston slave, and Sarah, the daughter of the wealthy Grimke family, over several decades. The group is open to ... (read more)
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“Wintertime Means Snow…Create a Paper ‘Frosty’ Snow Globe!”

Tue., 1/20/15, 10:30am 11:30am @ MCPL Hatley
To celebrate the excitement of winter, Hatley Branch Library will be offering a special Family Story Time on Tuesday, January 20th, from 10:30am-11:30am. In addition to sharing songs, games and stories about winter and snowmen, we will have a fun “snowy” ... (read more)
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Tween Club

Tweens (grades 3-5) are invited to the library to make new friends and discover the latest books, technology, art and writing techniques, helpful library resources and more! ... (read more)
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Movie Night: "The Skeleton Twins"

Tue., 1/20/15, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us for a free movie on the library's third floor! (Rated R | 93 min.) After Milo (Bill Hader) cuts his wrists, his sister Maggie (Kristen Wiig) moves him into her home in New York where she lives with her ... (read more)
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The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

Teen Movie Night: "The Boy in the Striped Pajamas"

Thu., 1/29/15, 6:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens (grades 6-12) are invited to a free showing of "The Boy in the Striped Pajamas" on the library's third floor! (PG-13| 94 min.) (film details) (read the book) (request the DVD) ... (read more)
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Classic Matinee Monday: "Marty"

Mon., 2/9/15, 2:00pm 4:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us for a free matinee screening of a classic film! Ahead of Valentine's Day, we'll show the unconventional romance "Marty" starring Ernest Borgnine and Betsy Blair. This Oscar-winning story, penned by Paddy Chayefsky, follows 24 important hours in the lives of ... (read more)
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Working with App Inventor

Tue., 2/10/15, 6:30pm Tue., 3/24/15, 7:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
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S.T.E.A.M. Exploration Station-Engineering

Wed., 2/11/15, 10:30am Sun., 2/1/15, 11:30am @ MCPL Wausau
Hands-on learning activities for children ages 3-5 and their caregivers! S.T.E.A.M. programs are specially focused on the core areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics. S.T.E.A.M. Exploration Station will meet every month on the second Wednesday and the following Saturday. February ... (read more)
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Spaghetti Buildings

Thu., 2/12/15, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
School-aged children (grades K-5) are invited to construct buildings out of spaghetti and marshmallows. Use your creativity, imagination, and engineering skills to build the tallest, widest, or weirdest building!
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Women's Night Out: "Unbroken" by Laura Hillenbrand

Mon., 2/16/15, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join the Women's Night Out book club for a friendly discussion of "Unbroken." Laura Hillenbrand's book tells the true story of Lt. Louis Zamperini, an Olympic athlete who was the sole survivor of a plane crash in the Pacific Ocean during World ... (read more)
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Dating Violence Awareness for Teens

Tue., 2/17/15, 7:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
The Women's Community, a non-profit organization serving victims of domestic violence and sexual abuse will share information about dating violence with teens. Teens will learn to recognize the difference between positive and abusive relationships, especially when dating.
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Create Your Own Jewelry

Wed., 2/18/15, 1:30pm 4:00pm @ MCPL Marathon City
Teens in grades 6-12 will have the opportunity to learn jewelry making techniques as they create their own wearable art. We will craft rings and bracelets from wire, beads, and cord. All necessary supplies will be provided.
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Classic Matinee Monday: "To Have and Have Not"

Mon., 2/23/15, 2:00pm 4:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us for a free screening of a classic matinee! During WWII, American expatriate Harry Morgan (Humphrey Bogart) helps transport a Free French Resistance leader (Walter Brennan) and his beautiful wife (Lauren Bacall) to Martinique. "To Have and Have Not" is the first ... (read more)
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Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist

Teen Movie Night: "Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist"

Thu., 2/26/15, 6:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens (grades 6-12) are invited to a free showing of "Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist" on the library's third floor! (PG-13| 90 min.) (film details) (read the book) (request the DVD) ... (read more)
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Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration

Sat., 2/28/15, 10:30am 12:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Help us celebrate the wild and wacky world of beloved children's author Dr. Seuss with a morning of Seuss stories, arts, crafts and more. Families, children, adults, and seniors are all invited to attend this free, fun event. ... (read more)
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World Read Aloud Day

Wed., 3/4/15, 2:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
March 4 is World Read Aloud Day, which calls attention to the importance of reading aloud and sharing stories for all ages! MCPL-Wausau will offer read aloud sessions throughout the day. Children birth to preschool and their caregivers can join us at ... (read more)
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The Supremes at Earl's All-You-Can-Eat by Edward K

Women's Night Out: "The Supremes at Earl's All-You-Can-Eat" by Edward Kelsey Moore

Mon., 3/16/15, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join the Women's Night Out book club for a friendly discussion of "The Supremes at Earl's All-You-Can-Eat." This novel follows three high school friends – dubbed "The Supremes" – as they weather life's highs and lows, but always gather each Sunday ... (read more)
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Design A Disc

Wed., 3/18/15, 1:30pm 4:00pm @ MCPL Marathon City
Teens in grades 6-12 will have the opportunity to use the scratch art technique to create their own unique artwork from recycled CDs. All necessary supplies will be provided.
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Teen Movie Night

Thu., 3/19/15, 6:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens (grades 6-12) are invited to a free movie on the library's third floor! (Title TBA.) ... (read more)
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Anna's Million Dollar Cow

Sat., 3/21/15, 10:30am 12:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Families with young children are invited to hear Marathon County children's author Mary Denk perform a hilarious enactment of her book "Ann's Million Dollar Cow" with her friend Marilyn Sonnentag playing the part of the cow. Art and craft projects related to ... (read more)
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Create with Rainbow Loom®!

Tue., 3/31/15, 6:00pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Tweens (grades 3-5) can make colorful, woven rubber band artwork and jewelry using Rainbow Loom®! Library staff will demonstrate basic weaving techniques and ideas, and kids can make their own projects to take home. All supplies provided.
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Experimenting with Yarn: Hand and Arm Knitting

Thu., 4/2/15, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens and tweens will have an opportunity to experiment with yarn in the second of a three part event. Our second event will feature finger and arm knitting. Arm knitting can be used to create cowls,scarves or even large blankets. Finger knitting ... (read more)
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MCPL Live! Author Nickolas Butler

Tue., 4/14/15, 6:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us for an evening with Wisconsin's own Nickolas Butler, author of the critically acclaimed novel "Shotgun Lovesongs." The novel follows four friends born and raised in the fictional Wisconsin town of Little Wing, who must come to terms with how their ... (read more)
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Teen Movie Night

Thu., 4/16/15, 6:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens (grades 6-12) are invited to a free movie on the library's third floor! (Title TBA.) ... (read more)
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Women's Night Out: "The Round House" by Louise Erdrich

Mon., 4/20/15, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join the Women's Night Out book club for a friendly discussion of "The Round House." When his mother, a tribal enrollment specialist living on a reservation in North Dakota, slips into an abyss of depression after being brutally attacked, 14-year-old Joe Coutz ... (read more)
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Experimenting with Yarn: Basic Knitting

Thu., 4/23/15, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens and tweens are invited to experiment with yarn and try their hand at basic knitting. Basic knitting stitches will be taught and a pattern for an easy wash cloth will be shared.
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Women's Night Out: "Shotgun Lovesongs" by Nickolas Butler

Mon., 5/18/15, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join the Women's Night Out book club for a friendly discussion of "Shotgun Lovesongs," set in the fictional Wisconsin town of Little Wing and written by Wisconsin author Nickolas Butler. The discussion is open to the public, and new members are always ... (read more)
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Teen Movie Night

Thu., 5/21/15, 6:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens (grades 6-12) are invited to a free movie on the library's third floor! (Title TBA.) ... (read more)
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Women's Night Out: "Me Before You" by Jojo Moyes

Mon., 6/15/15, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join the Women's Night Out book club for a friendly discussion of "Me Before You." Jojo Moyes' 2012 novel brings to life two people who couldn't have less in common, and is a heartbreakingly romantic novel that asks, What do you do ... (read more)
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Teen Movie Night

Thu., 6/18/15, 6:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens (grades 6-12) are invited to a free movie on the library's third floor! (Title TBA.) ... (read more)
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