Summer Program 2014

Remember: The last day to turn in SLP reading logs is Saturday, August 23, 2014! Download and print our Summer Events Calendar!

Children's Summer Program

Fizz! Boom! Read!

Fizz! Boom! Read!

Children of all ages are invited to explore science and discover the joy of reading through a variety of summer activities! (See below.)

Reading is its own reward! Upon registration, children will receive a book bag and a reading log to help them track their summer reading. In August, children may select a book to keep or share with a friend.

Registration is now open at all MCPL locations and online.

Children's Events

severe weather

Thunderstorms, Tornadoes, and You

Tue., 8/26/14, 9:30am 10:15am @ MCPL Mosinee
Mike Breunling, meteorologist for WAOW TV, will present a program on weather safety and the science used to predict severe weather. This is a children's event; join us at 10:30am for the adult version. Note: This event formerly was scheduled for 7/22.
Slp Science Nature Mosinee Children | Add to your calendar.

Teen Summer Program

Spark a Reaction

Spark a Reaction!

Calling all teens! (Grades 6-12) We've planned a variety of summer activities just for you! (See below.)

Share your summer reading! Visit our Teen Review blog to share a short book review, and while you're there, check out book reviews written by other Marathon County teens! For reading suggestions, visit our Teen Reads webpage.

Teen Events

bracelets

Back to School Bracelet Making

Thu., 8/28/14, 2:30pm 4:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens are invited to visit the library and create the perfect back to school accessory: the bracelet! There will be plenty of opportunities to experiment with a wide variety of bracelet-making supplies.
Crafts Wausau Teens | Add to your calendar.

Adult Summer Program

Literary Elements

Literary Elements

We've planned an unprecedented variety of summer activities for adults this year! (See below.)

Summer reading isn't just for kids! Adults are encouraged to read books from monthly themes and meet at MCPL Wausau for related discussions! The themes are June: Food, July: Nature and August: Science. For reading suggestions, visit our Adult Book Lists webpage.

To register, call 715-261-7230.

Adult Events


tiny artworks

Tiny Treasures and STAMP Exhibits

Wed., 8/6/14 Fri., 9/26/14 @ MCPL Wausau
Visit the library to view a special exhibit of tiny works of art created by members of the Wisconsin Regional Artists Association (WRAA)! Approximately 400 "tiny treasures" no larger than 2.5" x 3.5" will be on display throughout the second floor. ... (read more)
Art Tiny Treasures Wausau Adults | Add to your calendar.

Creating Tiny Treasures

Sat., 8/23/14, 2:00pm 4:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Members of the Wisconsin Valley Art Association will share their techniques for creating Tiny Treasures – original artwork created on 2.5" x 3.5" surfaces. Then, participants will have the opportunity to create their own tiny treasure using a variety of art supplies. All materials will be provided. ... (read more)
Art Crafts Wausau Adults | Add to your calendar.
books

Find your next book on Facebook!

Mon., 8/25/14, 4:00pm 7:00pm @ Facebook (Online)
Tell us the last two books you've read, and we'll recommend which book you should read next! To participate, visit www.mcpl.us/fynb during the event, select "Write Post," and provide the titles and authors of two books. Our readers advisory wizards at the Reference Desk will do the rest!
Readers Advisory Online Adults | Add to your calendar.
severe weather

Thunderstorms, Tornadoes, and You

Tue., 8/26/14, 10:30am 11:15am @ MCPL Mosinee
Mike Breunling, meteorologist for WAOW TV, will present a program on weather safety and the science used to predict severe weather. This is an adult event; join us at 9:30am for the children's version. Note: This event formerly was scheduled for 7/22.
Slp Science Nature Mosinee Adults | Add to your calendar.
Sweet Tooth by Ian McEwan

Book Club: "Sweet Tooth" by Ian McEwan

Wed., 8/27/14, 11:00am 12:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "Sweet Tooth" by Ian McEwan.
Book Club Rothschild Adults | Add to your calendar.
laboratory equipment

Literary Elements: Science

Thu., 8/28/14, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
This summer, adults are encouraged to read books from a variety of themes, and then meet at the library to discuss their selections. August's theme is "Science." For reading suggestions, visit our Adult Book Lists webpage.
Slp Book Club Science Literary Elements Wausau Adults | Add to your calendar.