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Sat., 4/29/17, 10:30am - 12pm @ MCPL Wausau
Money management and coin recognition activities for children. Free and no registration required.
Activities Money Management Story Time Wausau Children Preschool

Visit MCPL Wausau for a special week of afternoon story times in celebration of Children's Book Week, happening May 1-7! Free and open to all kids and families.
More events in this series (4). » Story Time Childrens Book Week Wausau Children Preschool

Do you find learning math to be dull and boring? Join the Crazy 8 Math Club and see how fun math can be! This weekly program will meet every Monday afternoon and will show kids the math behind some of their favorite activities! Kids will also apply what they've learned by working on craft and building projects that incorporate math. Participants also learn to work together and to accept others' ideas. ... (read more)
More events in this series (3). » Activities Games Edgar Children

Tue., 5/2/17, 9am - 10am @ MCPL Spencer
Staff from the Spencer Area Fire Department will discuss the emergency medical response efforts they provide. Free.
Health Technology Spencer Adults

Home School Huddle is a weekly program that invites the home school community into the library for an hour of programming designed just for them! Families can hear stories read and participate in various activities related to the areas of science, technology, engineering, arts, and math. You'll also pick up some great ideas to incorporate into your curriculum at home! ... (read more)
More events in this series (2). » Activities Community Games Story Time Edgar Children Parents Preschool

Children of all ages and their families are invited to build creative projects using LEGO blocks! All blocks will be provided. Free and no registration required.
More events in this series (34). » Hands-on Activities Mosinee Children

Make a difference at the library! Teen Advisory Group (TAG) is a great volunteer opportunity for students in grades six through twelve. ... (read more)
More events in this series (6). » Volunteer Community Wausau Teens

Create your very own fairy house to take home with you! Free, with all supplies provided.
More events in this series (1). » Activities Art Crafts Wausau Adults

Wed., 5/3/17, 3pm - 5pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Kids can get ready for Cinco de Mayo by creating their own mini piñatas at our Mosinee Branch!
Activities Crafts Hands-on Activities Mosinee Children Tweens

Knitters and crocheters are invited to gather for a night of crafts and socializing! Free and open to the public, and participants are asked to bring their own supplies.
More events in this series (8). » Activities Crafts Wausau Adults

Fri., 5/5/17, 1pm - 3pm @ MCPL Marathon City
Kids and families can celebrate Cinco de Mayo by participating in some fun crafts and activities honoring Mexican culture! Free, with all supplies provided.
Crafts Activities Holiday Hands-on Activities Marathon City Children Grades K 5

Children, tweens and their parents or caregivers are welcome to join us every Friday afternoon through mid-May to create! ... (read more)
More events in this series (2). » Activities Crafts Games Hands-on Learning Edgar Children Tweens

Celebrate Children's Book Week with a musical performance by award-winning family musician Leonardo!
More events in this series (1). » Music Childrens Book Week Wausau Children Preschool Tweens

Bring the whole family for a relaxing afternoon of coloring at our Hatley Branch! Coloring sheets and patterns will be available for both children and adults, or families can work on projects together. We'll provide all of the necessary supplies, though attendees are also welcome to bring their own. ... (read more)
More events in this series (4). » Art Activities Hatley Children

Sun., 5/7/17, 3pm - 3:45pm @ MCPL Wausau
Tweens can discuss Ingrid Law's book "Savvy" and then compete in some "Minute to Win It"-style challenges at our Wausau Headquarters!
Book Club Games Wausau Children Tweens

Mon., 5/8/17, 5:45pm - 6:45pm @ MCPL Marathon City
Join us for our monthly book club at MCPL Marathon City! For May, we'll read and discuss "The Tenant of Wildfell Hall" by Anne Brontë. ... (read more)
Book Club Marathon City Adults

Mon., 5/8/17, 6pm - 7pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Methods and techniques to dehydrate and preserve a variety of foods, with Jackie Carattini from the Marathon County UW-Extension.
Gardening Food Mosinee Adults

Tue., 5/9/17, 10:30am - 11:30am @ MCPL Hatley
Kids can sing songs, hear stories and make a craft for Mom during this Mother's Day-inspired story time!
Crafts Activities Holiday Story Time Hatley Children Preschool

How to Raise a Successful Reader

Reading is a developmental process that every child reaches at their own pace. Not every six year-old is ready to learn to read, while some four year-olds are. Early reading instruction is something that most parents do naturally by reading to their children on a regular basis and inviting them to handle books.  By doing this, young children learn that...

Reading Books Children Teens

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The Naked Vegan: 140+ tasty raw vegan recipes for health and wellness by Maz Valcorza

★★★★ Are you looking for original, healthy recipes that fit a vegan lifestyle? This colorful, easy-to-follow book has it all! From breakfast to main meals to delicious desserts, this cookbook is all about recipes that nourish the body and the taste buds. Because the recipes are considered raw some of them do require a dehydrator, but the author includes easy...

Audience: Adults
Genre: Cookbook

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