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Full S.T.E.A.M. ahead!

Full S.T.E.A.M. ahead!

Beginning this fall, together with our usual literacy offerings, we are incorporating more S.T.E.A.M. into our children’s programs! What’s S.T.E.A.M.?  It is an approach to education that focuses on science, technology, engineering, art and mathematics by providing kids with ...




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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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Holiday Craft Day!

Tue., 12/9/14, 12:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Patrons of all ages are invited to create a variety of holiday and winter-themed crafts! Potential craft projects include ornaments made from shower curtain hooks and yarn, melted pony bead ornaments, sock snowmen, and paper / ribbon decorations for kids.
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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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Family Fun Night: Holiday Stories and Crafts

Mon., 12/15/14, 6:00pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Edgar
Children and their families are invited to learn about different holidays that happen at this time of the year. Everyone will be encouraged to share their family traditions. We will be reading related stories and making holiday crafts as well.
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Happy Holidays!!

Tue., 12/16/14, 10:30am 11:30am @ MCPL Rothschild
Come join us in celebrating the upcoming Winter Holidays! There will be songs, stories and crafts, and we will be making holiday cards to be taken home and given to family members. All ages welcome!
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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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Volcano Science

Mon., 12/29/14, 6:00pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Rothschild
School-aged children (K-5) are invited to learn how volcanoes work. Kids will then work as a team to construct a volcano using clay. Each group will then get the chance to erupt their volcano!
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Celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

Sat., 1/17/15, 10:30am 12:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children and their families are invited to help us celebrate Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.'s legacy with stories, art and other activities; presented by AmeriCorps and Wausau School District.
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Family LEGO Club

Tue., 1/20/15, 3:30pm 4:30pm @ MCPL Stratford
Family LEGO Club Children of all ages and their families are invited to build creative projects using LEGO blocks! Blocks will be provided. Free and open to the public. No registration required.
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S.T.E.A.M. Exploration Station-Engineering

Wed., 2/11/15, 10:30am Sun., 2/1/15, 11:30am @ MCPL Wausau
Hands-on learning activities for children ages 3-5 and their caregivers! S.T.E.A.M. programs are specially focused on the core areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics. S.T.E.A.M. Exploration Station will meet every month on the second Wednesday and the following Saturday. February sessions feature Engineering activities.
Activities Hands-on Learning Story Time Wausau Adults Children Early Elementary Parents | Add to your calendar.

Spaghetti Buildings

Thu., 2/12/15, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
NEW! 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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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.
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Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!

Tue., 3/3/15, 10:30am 11:30am @ MCPL Rothschild
Children and their families are invited to celebrate the birthday of beloved children's author, Theodor Seuss Geisel - aka "Dr. Seuss" - at this special Family Story Time! The morning will be filled with stories, arts & crafts and other Seuss-themed activities. Learn more about Dr. Seuss at www.seussville.com.
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World Read Aloud Day

Wed., 3/4/15, 2:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
NEW! March 4 is World Read Aloud Day, which calls attention to the importance of reading aloud and sharing stories for all ages! MCPL-Wausau will offer read aloud sessions throughout the day. Children birth to preschool and their caregivers can join us at 2pm, 2:30pm or 3pm for special read alouds of favorite and classic picture books. School aged children (K-5) can join us at 3:30pm, 4pm, and 4:30pm for read alouds geared toward their interests. Young adult selections will be read for teens at 6:30pm, 7pm, and 7:30pm. Teens will also get to try out a variety of audiobooks and Playaways. Starting at 6:30pm, adults can get a tutorial on how to use OverDrive and how to download audiobooks. Patrons are encouraged to bring their own devices to these OverDrive sessions. For more information about World Read Aloud Day, visit http://www.litworld.org/wrad/.
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Anna's Million Dollar Cow

Sat., 3/21/15, 10:30am 12:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
NEW! Families with young children are invited to hear Marathon County children's author Mary Denk perform a hilarious enactment of her book "Ann's Million Dollar Cow" with her friend Marilyn Sonnentag playing the part of the cow. Art and craft projects related to the theme will follow the dramatic reader's theater. Copies of her book will be available for sale after the event for those who may be interested in purchasing.
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Visit the Marathon County Public Library (MCPL) for access to thousands of children's books, magazines, videos, audio books, music and more! Plus, MCPL offers a variety of children's events including story times, arts and crafts, sing-alongs, summer reading program, hands-on learning, musical performances, puppet shows and more! MCPL children's activities are intended for children (pre-K–grade 5) and tweens (grades 3–5). Teen programming (grades 6-12) is offered via our TeenZone / Teen Services program.