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Holiday hours: All MCPL locations will be closed Tue., 7/4.

Thu., 6/1/17 - Fri., 6/30/17 @ MCPL Mosinee
Throughout the month of June, kids can build with clothespins, craft sticks, paper cups and other household objects at our Mosinee Branch!
Slp Activities Crafts Hands-on Learning Hands-on Activities Mosinee Children Preschool Grades K 5

Mon., 6/12/17 - Sat., 8/19/17 @ MCPL Wausau
Children can help better their community all summer long by donating a penny or more and voting for which organization they want to receive the money!
Charity Community Slp Wausau Children Tweens

Wed., 6/28/17, 12pm - 1pm @ MCPL Wausau
Woodsman Hawkeye (Natty Bumppo) and his loyal Mohican friends Chingachgook and Uncas become embroiled in the bloody battles of the French and Indian War.
Book Club Wausau Adults

Wed., 6/28/17, 1pm - 3pm @ MCPL Wausau
Tweens must use their logic and puzzle-solving skills to escape MCPL's recreation of Mr. Lemoncello's library!
Slp Activities Games Trivia Wausau Children Tweens

Children can practice and improve their literacy skills by reading to friendly, well-behaved therapy dogs!
More events in this series (10). » Slp Activities Animals Wausau Children Early Elementary K 5

Kids and families are encouraged to visit the library to complete a host of summer-themed craft projects! Free, with all supplies provided.
More events in this series (4). » Activities Art Crafts Hands-on Learning Slp Rothschild Children Grades K 5 Preschool Tweens

Girls in grades 4-12 are invited to learn Scratch computer programming during this six-week workshop!
More events in this series (3). » Hands-on Learning Slp Technology Wausau Children Teens Tweens

Thu., 6/29/17, 5:30pm - 8pm @ MCPL Wausau
Free screening of the adaptation of the best-selling novel about a grieving man who receives a mysterious, personal invitation to meet with God at a place called "The Shack." (2016|132 min.|PG-13)
Movie Wausau Adults

Children of all ages and their families are invited to build creative projects using LEGO® blocks! Blocks will be provided.
More events in this series (21). » Hands-on Learning Marathon City Children

Sat., 7/1/17 - Mon., 7/31/17 @ MCPL Mosinee
Throughout the month of July, kids can build their own pixelated, Minecraft-themed creations at our Mosinee Branch!
Slp Activities Crafts Hands-on Activities Mosinee Children Preschool Grades K 5

Bring the whole family to work on coloring projects for both children and adults!
More events in this series (1). » Activities Art Slp Hatley Children Grades K 5

Mon., 7/3/17 - Fri., 7/28/17 @ MCPL Spencer
Visit our Spencer Branch to make a different craft each week throughout the month of July! Free, with all supplies provided.
Crafts Hands-on Activities Slp Spencer Children

Thu., 7/6/17, 10:30am - 11:30am @ MCPL Marathon City
Celebrate the 4th of July with this patriotic story time and craft event at two of our branches this summer!
Crafts Music Story Time Hands-on Activities Holiday Slp Marathon City Children Preschool

Thu., 7/6/17, 6pm - 8pm @ MCPL Wausau
The adaptation of the book of the same name detailing a daring Coast Guard rescue of an oil tanker crew, in conjunction with an event the following week with one ... (read more)
History Movie Wausau Adults Teen

Knitters, crocheters, and crafters of all ages and experience levels are invited to gather to create and socialize! Free, must bring your own supplies.
More events in this series (3). » Activities Community Crafts Wausau Adults

Sat., 7/8/17, 10:30am - 12pm @ MCPL Wausau
Kids can get ready for Wausau Events' Balloon Rally and Chalkfest with a morning of stories, hot air balloon science activities and chalk art at our Wausau Headquarters!
Art Hands-on Learning Story Time Slp Science Community Wausau Children Preschool

Sun., 7/9/17, 2pm - 4pm @ MCPL Wausau
A group of underdog kids discover their beloved summer camp has been sold to a crazy fitness fanatic who's determined to make their lives miserable.(1995|100 min.|Rated PG)
Movie Slp Wausau Adults Tween Teen

See National Yo-Yo Master Dazzling Dave as he astounds audiences with this show that blends yo-yo tricks and life lessons! Free and open to the public.
Slp Athens Children

Tweens and teens in grades 4-12 can learn how to use Scratch computer programming to make a variety of games, stories and animations at our Wausau Headquarters!
More events in this series (2). » Hands-on Learning Slp Technology Wausau Children Teens Tweens

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