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Teen Summer Program



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

Track your summer reading for a reward! Register and get your reading log at any MCPL location or online. Show us your progress in August, and you'll get a free book and a book bag!

Registration is now open at all MCPL locations and online.

Need some ideas for what to read this summer? Check out our Staff Picks, Staff Reviews and The Teen Review!

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Visit our booth at the fair!

Sun., 8/2/15 Sun., 8/9/15 @ Wisconsin Valley Fair
MCPL Staff will be at the Wisconsin Valley Fair! Visit us in the Exhibition Building starting at 12 on Tuesday. We will be offering daily crafts for our visitors.
Community Crafts Off-site Wisconsin Valley Fair Adults Children Teens Tweens | Add to your calendar.
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Teen Advisory Group: Meeting

Tue., 8/4/15, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teen Advisory Group (TAG) is a chance for teens to have a say in program decisions and volunteer at the library. TAG meetings are for members only, but teens can apply by completing the forms at
Community Volunteer Wausau Teens | Add to your calendar.

The Super-est Superhero Debate

Thu., 8/6/15, 6:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
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)
Art Community Slp Wausau Adults Teens | Add to your calendar.

Teen Movie Night: "Guardians of the Galaxy"

Thu., 8/27/15, 6:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens (grades 6-12) are invited to a free movie on the library's third floor! ... (read more)
Movie Teen Movie Night Slp Wausau Teens | Add to your calendar.

Staff Reviews

The MCPL Blog

Create Your Own Urban Legend: The Mill

Create Your Own Urban Legend: The Mill

Earlier this month, teens had an opportunity to create their own urban legends using materials found in the library. This terrifying story was inspired by a picture of the Island Mill in Wausau (c. 1900-1919) from the Marathon County Historical Society, found in the Central Wisconsin Digitization ...

The Teen Review

"Son" by Lois Lowry

Son by Lois Lowry

★★★★ In "The Giver," Jonas rescues a baby named Gabriel. In "Son," the final book of the Giver Quartet, the story of Gabriel's mother is explored. Young Claire was assigned to be a "birthmother", to produce children much like the way a factory produces ...