Summer Library Program Events
Sun., 8/2/15, 1:30pm – 4:30pm @ MCPL Wausau , 300 North First Street, Wausau, Wisconsin 54403
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 limit of one appraisal per person and registration is required. Call 715-261-7230 for more information. ... (read more)
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.
Children can practice their reading skills by reading stories out loud to some well-behaved dogs from Therapy Dogs of Central Wisconsin!
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.
Thu., 8/6/15, 6:00pm – 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau , 300 North First Street, Wausau, Wisconsin 54403
Who is the mightiest superhero of them all? Can Batman defeat Superman or anyone else? Would the Incredible Hulk crush all competition? This is your chance to present "evidence" in ... (read more)
Thu., 8/6/15, 7:00pm – 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau , 300 North First Street, Wausau, Wisconsin 54403
Young adult (YA) literature isn't just for teens! Adults are invited to join our YA librarian for discussions of popular teen novels from the last couple of years. August's book will be "These Broken Stars" by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner.
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.
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "All the Light We Cannot See" by Anthony Doerr. ... (read more)
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.
Tue., 8/11/15, 2:00pm – 3:00pm @ MCPL Hatley , 435 Curtis Avenue, Hatley, Wisconsin 54440
Each month book club participants discuss a featured selection. For August, Bombshell by Catherine Coulter is the featured selection. The publisher summary states, "FBI Special Agent Griffin Hammersmith, last seen ... (read more)
Wed., 8/12/15, 6:00pm – 7:00pm @ MCPL Stratford , 400 North Fourth Avenue, Stratford, Wisconsin 54484
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.
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)
Thu., 8/13/15, 6:30pm – 7:30pm @ MCPL Athens , 221 Caroline Street, Athens, Wisconsin 54411
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)
Mon., 8/17/15, 1:00pm – 2:00pm @ MCPL Stratford , 400 North Fourth Avenue, Stratford, Wisconsin 54484
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "The Other Typist" by Suzanne Rindell. Working as a typist for the NYC Police Department in 1923, Rose Baker documents ... (read more)
Thu., 8/27/15, 6:00pm – 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau , 300 North First Street, Wausau, Wisconsin 54403
Teens (grades 6-12) are invited to a free movie on the library's third floor! ... (read more)
Thu., 8/27/15, 7:00pm – 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau , 300 North First Street, Wausau, Wisconsin 54403
Do you love comic books? Through our Summer Library Program theme of heroes and superheroes, MCPL Wausau is starting a discussion group for fans of comics and graphic novels. The ... (read more)