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books by Rick Riordan

Rick Riordan Celebration

Thu., 5/1/14, 6:00pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Help us celebrate the books of Rick Riordan! Tweens (grades 3-5) can design camp flags and test their knowledge of Riordan's books and ancient Greek, Roman and Egyptian mythology.
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spa gifts

Mother's Day DIY Spa Gifts

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.
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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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bicyclists

Bicycle Wausau Rodeo & Safety Day

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.
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child spy

Spy School

Do you dream of being a spy or detective? School-age children (grades K-5) can engage their undercover curiosity with fun activities and science experiments including secret messages, fingerprinting and more!
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computer code

Hour of Code

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.
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rocket

Balloon Rockets

Thu., 6/19/14, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children in grades K-5 are invited to learn how rockets work, construct their own rockets made of straws and balloons, and launch them to see how far they travel.
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scientific paraphernalia

Science Exploration

Tue., 6/24/14, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Hatley
Children and their families are invited to explore science with a variety of hands-on activities!
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chemical reaction

Tween Science

Tue., 6/24/14, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Tweens (grades 3-5) are invited to the library to learn about chemical reactions while watching some crazy and awesome science experiments, including a few they can try on their own!
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melted crayon art

Art with Heat!

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.
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canned food

Science of Canning and Preservation

Tue., 6/24/14, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Jackie Carattini, family living agent with Marathon County UW-Extension, will present a program on the science behind the canning and preserving of various fruits and vegetables.
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mala bracelet

Mindful Meditation and Mala Bracelets

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).
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terrarium

Build a Terrarium

Tue., 7/15/14, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens (grades 6-12) can create terrariums using simple materials, including recycled glass bottles! Participants also will learn how a terrarium models the earth's water cycle and how the greenhouse effect works.
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fossils

Colossal Fossils

Colossal Fossils, a Wisconsin non-profit, will share its large collection of fossils and fossil replicas during this hands-on presentation for children of all ages! The program also will share local prehistory and locations throughout Wisconsin where fossils may be found.
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