Events for Children
Randy Peterson, a nationally-recognized children's musician, tells a musical story about a boy who is on a mission to meet a superhero. Sing-along songs and audience participation are part of his unforgettable shows.
Wed., 7/8/15, 1:00pm – 2:00pm @ MCPL Mosinee , 123 Main Street, Mosinee, Wisconsin 54455
Children are invited to meet members of Mosinee's police department. The police will teach everyone about how they protect their community and how you can help them out by staying safe.
Wed., 7/8/15, 1:00pm – 2:00pm @ MCPL Athens , 221 Caroline Street, Athens, Wisconsin 54411
Children of all ages are invited to a superhero training camp where they will create their own superhero identity and practice their hero skills at different stations. This event is free and open to the public.
Fri., 7/10/15, 1:30pm – 3:00pm @ MCPL Wausau , 300 North First Street, Wausau, Wisconsin 54403
School-aged children (grades K-5) are invited to the library to create cards and decorate other projects with a variety of stamps and stickers. All materials and supplies will be provided.
Sat., 7/11/15, 10:30am – 11:30am @ MCPL Wausau , 300 North First Street, Wausau, Wisconsin 54403
Children and families are invited to meet our local heroes: Deputy Cory S. Gladden and his dog Radar from the Marathon County Sheriff's Department, K-9 Unit. With Radar's help, ... (read more)
Children of all ages and their families are invited to build creative projects using LEGO blocks! Blocks will be provided. Free and open to the public. No registration required.
Families, please join us for an evening family story time this summer. Children can wear their pajamas and bring their favorite stuffed toy. No registration required.
Lynn and Rob Halbrook (aka Professor Marvel) present a fun, fast-paced magical show focusing on superheroes in books and the hero in each one of us. Children of all ages will not want to miss this exciting, interactive show.
Tue., 7/14/15, 6:30pm – 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau , 300 North First Street, Wausau, Wisconsin 54403
Teens and Tweens: Would you like to make a difference in a young child's life? Please join us to create some really cool bracelets that we can donate ... (read more)
The Truly Remarkable Loon will amaze you as he juggles balls, clubs, bean bag chairs, books, and performs his plate-spinning routine. All ages are welcome to attend this free performance.
Children of all ages are invited to join us to create art and craft projects with a hero theme. This is a drop-in activity. All supplies are provided. Free and open to the public.
Wed., 7/22/15, 1:00pm – 2:00pm @ MCPL Mosinee , 123 Main Street, Mosinee, Wisconsin 54455
Come to the library to meet the Mosinee firefighters and learn how to stay safe in a fire!
Meet Mr. Steve, aka "The Master Facilitator of Fun"! There will be plenty of audience participation in this fast-paced musical comedy show as Steve Lundquist performs silly magic and creates wacky balloon creatures for children. Free fun for the whole family.
School-aged children (grades K-5) are invited to make a variety of washi tape crafts! Children can use this decorative masking tape to decorate magnets, pencils, bookmarks and other materials. All supplies and materials will be provided.
Fri., 7/24/15, 1:00pm – 2:30pm @ MCPL Wausau , 300 North First Street, Wausau, Wisconsin 54403
Children and families are invited to watch "Hercules" in the children's aquarium room for a special hero matinee! "Hercules" is 93 minutes long and rated G. The movie is about ... (read more)
Sat., 7/25/15, 10:30am – 12:00pm @ MCPL Wausau , 300 North First Street, Wausau, Wisconsin 54403
Children and their families are invited to build and create together with blocks, tinker toys and other materials. This family-friendly program involves hands-on, open-ended exploration. All materials will be provided. It is free and open to the public.
Children and their families are invited to receive a great big "musical hug" from Tom Pease. Tom is a regionally-renowned musician, storyteller and humorist. This family-friendly program is free and open to the public.
Tue., 7/28/15, 1:30pm – 2:30pm @ MCPL Stratford , 400 North Fourth Avenue, Stratford, Wisconsin 54484
"Unlimited possibilities @ your library" "" school-age children 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!
Wed., 7/29/15, 1:00pm – 2:00pm @ MCPL Mosinee , 123 Main Street, Mosinee, Wisconsin 54455
Ever wonder how you can help animals in need? Come to the Mosinee Branch to learn about the Humane Society of Marathon County. Find out how the organization promotes the welfare of local animals and how you can get involved.
Wed., 7/29/15, 2:00pm – 3:00pm @ MCPL Edgar , 224 South Third Avenue, Edgar, Wisconsin 54426
Children of all ages are invited to create some craft projects and meet various "Heroes of Edgar" including a police officer, a firefighter, a teacher and others.
Sat., 8/8/15, 10:30am – 11:30am @ MCPL Wausau , 300 North First Street, Wausau, Wisconsin 54403
Families and children are invited to hear stories and create art together using all kinds of dots and other circular materials. All materials will be provided; free and open to the public.
Tue., 8/11/15, 1:00pm – 7:50pm @ Wausau Outdoor Pools , , Wausau, Wisconsin
Family members are invited to swim at Wausau's outdoor pools for free with a library card, thanks to a partnership with Wausau and Marathon County Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department. One card is good for the entire family.
Wed., 8/12/15, 1:00pm – 2:45pm @ MCPL Wausau , 300 North First Street, Wausau, Wisconsin 54403
NEW! Children and families are invited to watch "Big Hero 6" in the children's aquarium room. This event will take the place of "Monsters vs Aliens." The film is rated PG and is 102 minutes long.
Thu., 8/13/15, 6:30pm – 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau , 300 North First Street, Wausau, Wisconsin 54403
Tweens! Design a book bag or a journal, and learn what being grateful really means. Get inspired by some positive quotes, and think about the things for which you are ... (read more)
Sat., 8/15/15, 10:30am – 12:30pm @ MCPL Wausau , 300 North First Street, Wausau, Wisconsin 54403
Celebrate the everyday hero within you at this congratulatory party for our summer readers. We'll have stories, art and craft projects, games, building materials, and other projects for you. We ... (read more)