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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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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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Library Learning: Engine Repair

Learn how to use the library's Auto Repair Reference Center and Small Engine Repair Reference Center to fix and maintain your vehicles and other motorized equipment! Registration required: 715-261-7230. ... (read more)
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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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Library Learning: MCPL Online

Learn how to use many of our most popular online databases provided free of charge, including, including Ancestry, Auto & Small engine Repair, Consumer Reports, EBSCO, Hobbies and Home Improvement, Learning Express Library and more. Registration required: 715-261-7230.
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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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Library Learning: MCPL Online

Thu., 2/12/15, 6:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us to learn more about many online resources available to library patrons from anywhere! MCPL staff will guide patrons through an overview of our online resources, including Ancestry, Auto & Small engine Repair, Consumer Reports, EBSCO, Hobbies and Home ... (read more)
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Spaghetti Buildings

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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tweens

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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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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Library Learning: OverDrive E-books & E-audiobooks

Thu., 2/19/15, 10:30am 12:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Learn how to borrow eBooks and eAudio books with your library card during this free class! Library staff will leads patrons though the setup process on their devices, and explain how to browse, reserve, checkout, and download thousands of ebooks, eAudio books, movies, ... (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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Experimenting with Yarn

Teens and tweens are invited to experiment with yarn and try their hand at weaving with common household items including paper plates and straws during this event to celebrate Teen Tech Week: Libraries are for Making. Stay tuned for additional opportunities to ... (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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Spring Break: DIY Crafts

Mon., 3/30/15, 11:30am 4:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children are invited to create a variety of craft projects at the library during Spring Break! Project ideas, supplies and guidance will be provided by library staff.
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"Frozen" Coding

Wed., 4/1/15, 1:00pm 5:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
School-aged children (grades K-5) are invited to the library to explore computer coding using a "Frozen" themed activity made available by code.org. Children will learn how to move Anna and Elsa across the ice using computer blocks. Coding games and activities without ... (read more)
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LEGO blocks

Spring Break LEGO® Club

Thu., 4/2/15, 11:30am 4:00pm @ 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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2nd Annual Duct Tape-Palooza

Tue., 4/7/15, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
It's Back!! Duct Tape-Palooza is back with more fun duct tape crafts to explore. Tweens will be making favorites from last year and new fun projects including bookmarks, bracelets, wallets, pens, and more. Come and create with lots of different duct tape ... (read more)
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Mighty Microbots

Wed., 4/15/15, 1:30pm 4:00pm @ MCPL Marathon City
Teens in grades 6-12 will have the opportunity to create and test their own unique magnetic microbot while learning about scientific advancements in the robotics field. All necessary supplies will be provided.
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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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dinosaur

Dinosaur Science

Thu., 4/16/15, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
School-aged children (grades K-5) are invited to discover the world of dinosaurs. Children will get to excavate dinosaurs from dirt, create fossils out of clay, and attempt to recreate a dinosaur skeleton.
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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)
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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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Boat Science

Tue., 5/19/15, 6:00pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Children in grades K-5 are invited to learn the science behind how boats float and carry heavy cargo! We will construct model boats and test their strength by seeing how much cargo (pennies) they can hold while floating in water.
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Stamp and Sticker Party

Fri., 7/10/15, 1:30pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
NEW! 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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Washi Tape-Palooza

Thu., 7/23/15, 1:30pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
NEW! 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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