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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 ...




Milwaukee Bucks Reading Challenge

Mon., 1/18/16 Fri., 2/19/16 @ All MCPL Locations
The Milwaukee Bucks is challenging Wisconsin students in first through eighth grade to read during the winter months! With each page read, students score points. When a predetermined number of ... (read more)
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Dating Violence Awareness for Teens

Tue., 2/9/16, 7:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
The Women's Community, a non-profit organization serving victims of domestic violence and sexual abuse, will share information about dating violence with teens. Teens will learn to recognize the difference between ... (read more)
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The Science of Ghost Hunting

Thu., 2/18/16, 6:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join Shawn Blaschka from Wausau Paranormal Research Society as he discusses the science behind ghost hunting and paranormal research. Shawn will share information on scientific aspects of paranormal research, describe ... (read more)
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Mighty Mini Machines!

Thu., 2/25/16, 1:30pm 4:00pm @ MCPL Marathon City
Tweens and teens are invited to create their own balloon-powered cars and mini catapults using household materials and basic scientific principles! Then, we will have contests and other activities using ... (read more)
Crafts Hands-on Learning Science Marathon City Teens | Add to your calendar.
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Teen Advisory Group

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 www.mcpl.us/teenzone/tag.
More events in this series (9). » Volunteer Community Wausau Teens | Add to your calendar.
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Art Cluster Reception

Sat., 3/5/16, 11:30am 1:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Come to the library to view beautiful artwork and celebrate our local student artists from the Art Cluster program at Wausau School District. Student artwork will be on display all ... (read more)
Art Wausau Adults Children Parents Teens | Add to your calendar.
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Teen Tech Week: Lights & Tentacles

Tue., 3/8/16, 3:30pm 5:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens are invited to celebrate Teen Tech Week by making an LED throwie and then fashioning a squid costume for their throwie. Teens will learn how to create an electric circuit and some basic sewing techniques. All supplies provided.
Technology Crafts Wausau Teens | Add to your calendar.
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High Flying Fun!

Wed., 3/16/16, 1:30pm 4:00pm @ MCPL Marathon City
Tweens and teens can create their own super bouncy ball! Using common household materials, we will explore chemical reactions and polymers. This is a cool way to explore the science ... (read more)
Activities Hands-on Learning Science Marathon City Teens | Add to your calendar.
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Passport Event

Mon., 3/21/16, 3:00pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Edgar
Apply for your U.S. passport in Edgar during this special, one-day-only passport application event! Appointments will be taken but are not required. Please visit www.mcpl.us/passports to determine what ... (read more)
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Learn to Knit for Teens

Teens are invited to learn the basics of knitting, which has many proven benefits - the most important being the ability to create awesome projects for your family and friends! ... (read more)
More events in this series (1). » Crafts Hands-on Learning Wausau Teens | Add to your calendar.
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Spring Break Anime Afternoon

Wed., 3/30/16, 1:00pm 6:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens (grades 6-12) are invited to spend an afternoon watching anime! We will be watching episodes from "My Love STORY!!," "Bleach," "Yami Shibai" and "Space Brothers." Stop by anytime during this event to join in the fun. Bring your own snacks, and invite your friends! ... (read more)
Movie Wausau Teens | Add to your calendar.

Regression Session for Teens

Fri., 4/1/16, 2:00pm 4:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens (in grades 6-12) remember when life was simpler? Join us in reliving those times! Build with Legos, play with playdough, paint with finger paints and enjoy ... (read more)
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National Library Week

Sun., 4/10/16 Fri., 4/15/16 @ MCPL Stratford
Come in during the week of April 10 through April 15 to help us celebrate National Library Week. Visit and say hello, look around, check out our materials or get ... (read more)
Crafts National Library Week Stratford Adults Children Teens | Add to your calendar.
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Mini Piñatas!

Wed., 4/13/16, 1:30pm 4:00pm @ MCPL Marathon City
Tweens and teens in grades 6-12 will have the opportunity to design, create and decorate mini piñatas to display or use at parties. All supplies will be provided. This will be a great way to enjoy an early release day!
Crafts National Library Week Marathon City Teens | Add to your calendar.

The Teen Review

"Mara, Daughter Of The Nile" by Eloise Jarvis McGraw

Mara, Daughter Of The Nile by Eloise Jarvis McGraw

★★★★ I thoroughly enjoyed this captivating read; I truly did not want to put it down! The author did a wonderful job of developing the main character, Mara. I felt as though I was witnessing Mara grow more selfless and more aware of the needs of others around her as the story ...