Events: Activities

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Homemade Journals & Notebooks

Adults & Teens Registration Journals and notebooks contain some of our most personal thoughts, and patrons will have the opportunity to make their own and also to personalize it with decorations!

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Autumn Hedgehog Craft

Children Kids can create a cute paper hedgehog during this free craft event!

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Play & Learn

Children Children of all ages are invited to use their imagination and creativity! These fun, 60-90 minute programs feature a different story each week, followed by songs and supplemental activities. Offered in partnership with the Family Resource Center.

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Coffee Filter Candy Corn

All-Ages Drop-in Get in the mood for fall by making a craft inspired by a traditional autumn treat - candy corn!

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Home School Huddle

Children Families of homeschooled children can hear stories, read, and participate in various activities related to the areas of science, technology, engineering, arts, and math.

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Needle Arts

Adults Drop-in Knitters, crocheters, and crafters of all ages and experience levels are invited to gather to create and socialize!

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The 2019 Central Wisconsin Book Festival

All-Ages The Central Wisconsin Book Festival returns for its third year to bring a wide variety of authors and artists to the Wausau area for readings, workshops and much more!

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Family Game Day

All-Ages Drop-in Bring your family to the library for a fun day of gaming! Board and card games for all ages will be available.

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Building Challenge Week

Children Drop-in See what you can build using a variety of household items during this week-long building challenge!

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Book Babies

Children Join us for 20 minutes of "lap sit" story time for children birth to 23 months! Listen and interact with your baby through books, songs, rhymes and other activities.

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Star Wars Reads Month

Children Drop-in Visit the library throughout October for various Star Wars-themed crafts and activities!

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Pokemon Club

Children Join fellow Pokemon fans for a monthly gathering of all things Pokemon, including new activities each month and the opportunity to play the Pokemon trading card game!

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Family Adventure Night: Scooby-Doo

Children Hear stories and make fun crafts related to the popular cartoon character Scooby-Doo during our monthly Family Adventure Night!

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Warrior Wednesday

Children If you LOVE the "Warriors" series by Erin Hunter, join us for a fun night of Warriors activities!

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STEAM Projects for Tweens!

Children Drop-in Create a flextangle and coloring mixing wheel during this Wisconsin Science Festival event!

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Fall Craft Day

Children Drop-in Young ones and their parents or caregivers can take advantage of a no-school day and create some fun fall crafts!

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STEAM Projects for Kids!

Children Drop-in Create a rainbow paper and build paper structures during this Wisconsin Science Festival event!

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Hobbies & Crafts Night

All-Ages Drop-in Hobby and craft enthusiasts are welcome to join us every month for a night of creating and socializing!

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Escape Room Family Adventure

Children Registration Test your problem-solving and teamwork skills as a family as you try to get out of our escape room!

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Create Shadow Drawings!

Children Kids are welcome to join us for a super fun activity that includes both hands-on craft creation and drawing!

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Make Your Own Papel Picado

Kids & Teens Drop-in Join us for a celebration of Mexican culture by making papel picados, a traditional Mexican craft!

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"Coco" Party

Children Create a variety of crafts inspired by the Disney/Pixar film "Coco"!

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Spooky Slime Lab

Kids & Teens Registration Ever wanted to create your very own slime? Now is your chance to try, and to make it spooky, too! If slime's not your jam, try some other creepy creations!

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Monster Mash Story Time

Children Join us for a fun and silly Halloween-themed story time, featuring music, crafts and more!

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Recycled Craft Week: Make a Papier Mâché Bowl!

All-Ages Drop-in Stop in the library and show your creativity by designing your very own papier mâché bowl. Your imagination is the only limit!

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Leaf Art

All-Ages Drop-in Why wait for fall to see colorful leaves? Stop by the library to create your own piece of leaf art to enjoy year-round!

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Family Adventure Night: Paw Patrol

Children Hear stories and make fun crafts related to the Nick Jr. show "Paw Patrol" during our monthly Family Adventure Night!

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"Frozen" Sing-Along

Children Watch (and sing along to) "Frozen" during fun, family sing-along event!

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National Game & Puzzle Week

All-Ages Drop-in Stop in to the library to play a variety of games and put together puzzles!

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Family Adventure Night: Wild Kratts

Children Hear stories and make fun crafts related to the PBS Kids show "Wild Kratts" during our monthly Family Adventure Night!

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Stuffed Animal Sleepover

Children Bring your best stuffed friend to the library for a sleepover! Drop off and story time starts at 6:30pm, with pick-up the following day!

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