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rainbow loom

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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Knit Night

Thu., 4/2/15, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
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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Experimenting with Yarn: Hand and Arm Knitting

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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duct tape

Duct Tape Palooza

Tue., 4/7/15, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Tweens (grades 3-5) are invited to our second annual Duct Tape Palooza with even more fun duct tape crafts to explore! Projects will include favorites from last year, plus bookmarks, bracelets, wallets, pens and more. Come and create with lots of different ... (read more)
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Children's Festival

Sat., 4/11/15, 9:00am 3:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Bring your children and stop and see us at the 42nd annual Children's Festival at East Gate Hall, Marathon Park, Wausau. We will be in our usual spot at the entryway with information and art and craft projects for your children. This ... (read more)
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Corner Bookmarks

Mon., 4/13/15, 1:00pm Fri., 4/17/15, 5:00pm @ MCPL Athens
Children of all ages are invited to stop into the library to make their own bookmarks during National Library Week. Learn how to make triangle shaped bookmarks to fit onto the corner pages of your books using paper, stickers, markers, and other ... (read more)
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book

Social Action: Altered Books

Mon., 4/13/15, 6:00pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Edgar
Teens (grades 6-12) are invited to the Edgar branch Library to create “altered books” with a social action message in this event series led by Edgar High School Art Instructor Monique Olson. Altered books are an art form of creating art by ... (read more)
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Make Your Own Bubble Magnets

Thu., 4/16/15, 6:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Tap into your creative side with bubble magnets! Cut out pictures from magazines, comic books or other media and glue it to a marble to magnify the image. Then, glue it to a magnet and you've got fun decorations for the house, ... (read more)
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Alien Species Invade the Library! Part One

Sat., 4/18/15, 10:30am 12:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Presented by Snapshot Science, LLC, in collaboration with Robert W. Monk Gardens and Marathon County Public Library: Do you like nature and science? Do you want to see alien species invading Wisconsin? Do you want to learn how to plant seeds ... (read more)
Activities Community Crafts Gardening Hands-on Learning Nature Outdoor Recreation Science Wausau Children Early Elementary Tweens | Add to your calendar.
daffodils

Family Fun Night: Spring is here!

Mon., 4/20/15, 6:00pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Edgar
It's time for Family Fun Night! Spring is here! With spring in the air stories and crafts will feature springs things, from butterflies to caterpillars' and flower. There will also be a presentation on how the MCPL website can help make summer ... (read more)
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earth

Celebrate Earth Day!

Tue., 4/21/15, 10:30am 11:30am @ MCPL Rothschild
Help us celebrate and learn about our Earth in honor of Earth Day! We will read books, sing songs and create crafts – all while learning about the earth and how we can keep it a safe and wonderful place. Children of ... (read more)
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Celebrate Hmong Stories and Culture

Sat., 4/25/15, 10:30am 12:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children and families are invited to join us as we partner with the Hmong American Center to celebrate Hmong Heritage Month. Hear stories and folktales, learn about Hmong clothing, language, and story cloths (pa ndau). Participants will be also have the ... (read more)
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Pigeon Party

Children ages birth through 2nd grade are invited to a party celebrating the one and only Pigeon! We will read Mo Willems classics such as "Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus" and "Pigeon Needs a Bath", among others. Pigeon-related crafts will ... (read more)
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Zentangle and Mandalas

Wed., 5/6/15, 1:30pm 4:00pm @ MCPL Marathon City
Teens in grades 6-12 will have the opportunity to create their own Zentangle and Mandala artwork. These fun and easy to learn art forms are relaxing, beautiful, and unique. All supplies will be provided. This will be a great way to enjoy ... (read more)
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Pigeon Party

Sat., 5/9/15, 10:30am 11:30am @ MCPL Marathon City
Children ages birth through 2nd grade are invited to a party celebrating the one and only Pigeon! We will read Mo Willems classics such as "Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus" and "Pigeon Needs a Bath", among others. Pigeon-related crafts will ... (read more)
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Summer Reading Party

Mon., 6/8/15, 6:00pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Athens
Help us celebrate the start of summer and the summer reading program by joining us for a special story time. We’ll have superhero themed books and activities to share. After the stories are read, we’ll have a craft for you to make ... (read more)
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World Oceans Day

Mon., 6/8/15, 6:00pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
We are celebrating World Oceans Day with a presentation by aquarium expert Darren Letner. World Oceans Day helps raise awareness about the importance of protecting this irreplaceable resource. Darren will have fossils available for participants to examine and will answer questions and ... (read more)
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Experiments With Paint

Fri., 6/12/15, 1:30pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
School-aged children (grades K-5) are invited to the library for messy and fun experiments with paint! Children can try a variety of techniques such as fingerpainting and watercolors. Some non-traditional techniques such as pom-pom dropping and squirt bottle creations will also be ... (read more)
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Heroes from Another Age

Sat., 6/13/15, 10:00am 3:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Families, teens and tweens are invited to learn about heroes and heroism from the past. The Shire of Falcon's Keep, a local chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronism, will visit the library to demonstrate sword fighting, share crafts and teach ... (read more)
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Heroes of the Never Forgotten Honor Flight

Mon., 6/15/15, 6:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Spencer
"Mail Call" is one of the highlights for the veterans on the Never Forgotten Honor Flight on their way home from Washington D.C. Please join the Spencer Branch Library on June 15, 2015 @ 6:00pm - 8:00pm as we make cards and ... (read more)
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My Dad is My Super Hero

Tue., 6/16/15, 11:00am 3:00pm @ MCPL Marathon City
Children of all ages can create a hero-themed Father's Day card for their favorite super hero...DAD! Show Dad how much his "super powers" are appreciated.
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Favorite Hero Stories and Crafts

Wed., 6/17/15, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Stratford
Visit the Stratford Library dressed like your favorite hero, hear stories about heroes and make craft projects related to superheroes.
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Hero Day at Hatley

Tue., 7/7/15, 10:30am 11:30am @ MCPL Hatley
Children can become the Super Hero they always wanted to become. Whether a famous favorite, local hero or their own personal version of a super hero, children (with the help of parents or caregivers) will be able to create the costume to ... (read more)
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Superhero Training Camp

Wed., 7/8/15, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Athens
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.
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Stamp and Sticker Party

Fri., 7/10/15, 1:30pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
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.
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Bracelets for a Cause

Tue., 7/14/15, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
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 to the Children's Hospital of Wisconsin (www.chw.org). The Children's Hospital will ... (read more)
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Craft Day

Tue., 7/21/15, 1:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
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.
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Mask Making Workshop

Tue., 7/21/15, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Masks are used to hide your identity…whether you are a thief, a superhero, a villain or partygoer. Often we wear masks to hide who we truly are. Or we “wear” many different masks throughout our day; sister, brother, son, daughter, ... (read more)
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Washi Tape-Palooza

Thu., 7/23/15, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
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.
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Craft Day

Tue., 7/28/15, 11:00am 3:00pm @ MCPL Marathon City
Children and their families are invited to create hero themed arts and crafts. All supplies will be provided.
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Spaghetti Buildings

Tue., 7/28/15, 1:30pm 2:30pm @ MCPL Stratford
"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!
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Hometown Heroes

Wed., 7/29/15, 2:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Edgar
The Edgar Branch Library along with various Heroes of Edgar will be doing art and craft projects together on Wednesday July 29 at 2pm. Children of all ages are invited to meet these Heroes. There will be a policeman, a fireman, a ... (read more)
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What's It Worth? Antiques Appraisal

Sun., 8/2/15, 1:30pm 4:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Antiques expert Mark Moran is coming back to MCPL Wausau! Moran has more than three decades of experience buying and selling antiques and is coming to the library to appraise your antiques - and this time with no registration fees! There is a ... (read more)
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Superhero Craft Day

Wed., 8/5/15, 12:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Children of all ages are invited to make themselves into superheroes by making their own capes, masks, cuffs, and shields as well as book marks and bracelets.
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Craft Day

Wed., 8/5/15, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Athens
Children and their families are invited to create hero themed arts and crafts. All supplies will be provided.
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Washi Tape-Palooza

Wed., 8/12/15, 6:00pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Stratford
School-aged children 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.
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Craft Day!

Thu., 8/13/15, 1:30pm Wed., 7/15/15, 3:30pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Children and their families or caregivers are invited to the library for hero-themed arts and crafts! All supplies will be provided.
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Design a Gratitude Journal or Book Bag

Thu., 8/13/15, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Tweens! Come join us to design your choice between a book bag or journal, and learn what being grateful really means. Get inspired by some positive quotes, and think about the things that you are grateful for. Also, you ... (read more)
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Every Reader a Hero Party

Sat., 8/15/15, 10:30am 12:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
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 will also feature activities that will help you contribute your superhero talents ... (read more)
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Elephant and Piggie Party

Sat., 9/19/15, 10:30am 12:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Wear your favorite party hat, bring your best friend, get your giggles on and dance on in. Gerald, the pessimistic elephant created by author Mo Willems, doesn’t think that it will be much fun, but Piggie is absolutely sure that you’re going ... (read more)
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