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Events: Activities

baby looking at a book

CANCELED: Book Babies

Children This event has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  • CANCELED: Mon., 3/30/20, 10–10:30 a.m. @ MCPL Wausau
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CANCELED: Play & Learn

Children This event has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  • CANCELED: Tue., 3/31/20, 10:30 a.m.–12 p.m. @ MCPL Athens
  • CANCELED: Tue., 3/31/20, 11 a.m.–12 p.m. @ MCPL Rothschild
  • CANCELED: Wed., 4/1/20, 11 a.m.–12 p.m. @ MCPL Stratford
  • CANCELED: Wed., 4/1/20, 11 a.m.–12 p.m. @ MCPL Mosinee
  • CANCELED: Wed., 4/1/20, 2:30–3:30 p.m. @ MCPL Spencer
  • CANCELED: Thu., 4/2/20, 10–11:30 a.m. @ MCPL Hatley
  • CANCELED: Thu., 4/2/20, 10:30 a.m.–12 p.m. @ MCPL Edgar
  • CANCELED: Fri., 4/3/20, 9:30–10:30 a.m. @ MCPL Wausau
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CANCELED: Family Story Time

Children This event has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  • CANCELED: Wed., 4/1/20, 2–2:30 p.m. @ MCPL Spencer
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Pokemon ball

CANCELED: Pokemon Club

Children This event has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  • CANCELED: Thu., 4/2/20, 4–4:45 p.m. @ MCPL Wausau
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two girls painting outdoors

CANCELED: Children's Festival

Children Drop-in This event has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  • CANCELED: Sat., 4/4/20, 9 a.m.–3 p.m. @ Marathon Park

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CANCELED: LEGO® Block Party

Children Drop-in This event has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  • CANCELED: Sat., 4/4/20, 10 a.m.–2 p.m. @ MCPL Hatley
  • CANCELED: Tue., 4/7/20, 1–7 p.m. @ MCPL Mosinee
  • CANCELED: Sat., 4/11/20, 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. @ MCPL Rothschild
  • Fri., 6/5/20, 13 p.m. @ MCPL Marathon City
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CANCELED: DIY Headphone Organizer

Adults & Teens Drop-in This event has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  • CANCELED: 4/6–4/11/20 @ MCPL Athens

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colorful speaker, musical notes and equalizer

CANCELED: Mission STEAM: Electronic Synth Kit

Children Drop-in This event has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  • CANCELED: 4/6–4/10/20 @ MCPL Marathon City

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CANCELED: Family Adventure Night: Superheroes!

Children This event has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  • CANCELED: Mon., 4/13/20, 6–7 p.m. @ MCPL Edgar

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CANCELED: Ransom Note Magnetic Poetry

Adults This event has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  • CANCELED: Wed., 4/15/20, 2–3 p.m. @ MCPL Wausau
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Warriors book covers

CANCELED: Warrior Wednesday

Kids & Teens Drop-in This event has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  • CANCELED: Wed., 4/15/20, 5:30–7 p.m. @ MCPL Wausau
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red barn and a farm windmill

CANCELED: Saturday Spotlight: Farms

Children Drop-in This event has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  • CANCELED: Sat., 4/18/20, 10 a.m.–2 p.m. @ MCPL Rothschild

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craft supplies

CANCELED: Hobbies & Crafts Night

Adults Drop-in This event has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  • CANCELED: Mon., 4/20/20, 3–7 p.m. @ MCPL Hatley
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yarn project and knitting supplies

CANCELED: Needle Arts

Adults Drop-in This event has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  • CANCELED: Tue., 4/21/20, 11 a.m.–1 p.m. @ MCPL Marathon City

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CANCELED: Earth Day Story Time & Stained Glass Craft

Children This event has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  • CANCELED: Wed., 4/22/20, 10:30–11:30 a.m. @ MCPL Athens

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CANCELED: Milk Jug Bird Feeders

Children Drop-in This event has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  • CANCELED: Wed., 4/22/20, 1–7 p.m. @ MCPL Hatley

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DIY Seed Bombs

All-Ages Make seed bombs to plant in the Earth during this DIY event!

  • Wed., 4/22/20, 46 p.m. @ MCPL Marathon City

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CANCELED: Animal Erasure Paintings

Children This event has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  • CANCELED: Thu., 4/23/20, 11 a.m.–4 p.m. @ MCPL Marathon City

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tissue paper paintings and art supplies

CANCELED: Preschool Art Lab: Tissue Paper Painting

Children Drop-in This event has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  • CANCELED: Fri., 4/24/20, 10 a.m.–2 p.m. @ MCPL Rothschild

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board game

CANCELED: Family Game Day

All-Ages Drop-in This event has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  • CANCELED: Sat., 4/25/20, 11:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. @ MCPL Rothschild

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Honor Flight Mail Call

All-Ages Drop-in Make cards and letter to be given to local veterans returning on the Honor Flight in May!

  • 5/15/9/20 @ MCPL Marathon City

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Make Your Own Notebook

Kids & Teens Drop-in Make and decorate your own notebook, journal or diary during Screen-Free Week!

  • 5/45/9/20 @ MCPL Marathon City

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Create Your Own BB-8

Children Make a paper BB-8 during this Star Wars-themed event!

  • Mon., 5/4/20, 33:45 p.m. @ MCPL Mosinee
  • Fri., 5/8/20, 10 a.m.4 p.m. @ MCPL Marathon City
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Make Your Own Mini Piñatas

Children Drop-in Create your own mini piñatas!

  • Tue., 5/5/20, 10 a.m.4 p.m. @ MCPL Hatley

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MCPL DIY
Paper Flowers

Adults Make paper flowers in a variety of styles and materials!

  • Tue., 5/5/20, 5:306:30 p.m. @ MCPL Rothschild

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DIY Flower Wreath

Adults Registration Join us at the library to create your own flower wreath that can be enjoyed throughout the whole year!

  • Thu., 5/21/20, 5:306:30 p.m. @ MCPL Rothschild

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Preschool Art Lab: Cardboard Sculptures

Children Drop-in Make creative sculptures out of cardboard during this free craft event!

  • Thu., 5/28/20, 122 p.m. @ MCPL Rothschild

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Kids Craft Week: Fairy Houses

Children Drop-in Decorate a fairy house using a variety of supplies!

  • 6/16/6/20 @ MCPL Mosinee
  • 6/156/20/20 @ MCPL Marathon City
  • 7/67/11/20 @ MCPL Edgar
  • 7/137/18/20 @ MCPL Hatley
  • 7/207/25/20 @ MCPL Spencer
  • 8/38/8/20 @ MCPL Rothschild
  • 8/108/15/20 @ MCPL Wausau
  • 8/248/29/20 @ MCPL Stratford

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World Oceans Day

Children Join us for a fun morning of stories, fish and other oceanic creatures, and crafts during our annual World Oceans Day celebration!

  • Sat., 6/6/20, 10:30 a.m.12 p.m. @ MCPL Wausau

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Sidewalk Chalk Art

Kids & Teens Drop-in Draw sidewalk chalk creations outside the library!

  • 6/86/13/20 @ MCPL Hatley

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Kids Craft Week: Fire-Breathing Dragons

Children Drop-in Craft your own dragon during this week-long event!

  • 6/86/13/20 @ MCPL Hatley
  • 6/86/13/20 @ MCPL Stratford
  • 6/226/27/20 @ MCPL Edgar
  • 7/67/11/20 @ MCPL Marathon City
  • 7/137/18/20 @ MCPL Spencer
  • 8/38/8/20 @ MCPL Athens
  • 8/98/15/20 @ MCPL Rothschild
  • 8/178/22/20 @ MCPL Wausau

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Kids Craft Week: Dragon Eyes

Children Drop-in Craft dragon during this free week-long event!

  • 6/86/13/20 @ MCPL Hatley
  • 6/226/27/20 @ MCPL Stratford
  • 6/287/2/20 @ MCPL Rothschild
  • 7/67/11/20 @ MCPL Spencer
  • 7/207/25/20 @ MCPL Edgar
  • 7/278/1/20 @ MCPL Athens
  • 7/278/1/20 @ MCPL Mosinee
  • 8/38/8/20 @ MCPL Marathon City
  • 8/38/8/20 @ MCPL Wausau

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Fairy Wand Creation Station

Children Drop-in Children and their parents or caregivers are invited to stop by the library to create their own magical fairy wand!

  • 6/86/13/20 @ MCPL Mosinee

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DIY Fairy House

Adults & Teens Drop-in Decorate a fairy house using a variety of supplies!

  • Wed., 6/10/20, 17 p.m. @ MCPL Marathon City

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Magic Reading Wands Week

Children Drop-in Jump into a world of make-believe and join us at the library for a week-long craft during June 15-20 to make a magic wand!

  • 6/156/20/20 @ MCPL Edgar

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3D Paper Castles

Children Drop-in Design and build your own castle using a variety of paper!

  • 6/156/20/20 @ MCPL Athens
  • Wed., 7/1/20, 13 p.m. @ MCPL Wausau
  • Wed., 7/1/20, 56 p.m. @ MCPL Wausau
  • Mon., 7/6/20, 23 p.m. @ MCPL Mosinee
  • 7/227/25/20 @ MCPL Stratford
  • Wed., 7/22/20, 13 p.m. @ MCPL Rothschild

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Superhero Week

Children Drop-in Patrons can discover their inner superhero during a special craft week at the library!

  • 6/156/20/20 @ MCPL Mosinee

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Fairy Slime Lab

Kids & Teens Make colorful, sparkly slime during this event!

  • Tue., 6/16/20, 13 p.m. @ MCPL Hatley

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Stuffed Animal Sleepover

Children Drop-in Drop your best stuffed friend off at the library for a sleepover!

  • Wed., 6/17/20, 10:30 a.m.4 p.m. @ MCPL Stratford

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Storybook STEM: Three Little Pigs Building

Children Hear retellings of this classic tale and make your own model house!

  • Wed., 6/17/20, 10:3011:30 a.m. @ MCPL Rothschild
  • Thu., 7/16/20, 10:3011:30 a.m. @ MCPL Wausau
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Create an Art Journal

Adults & Teens Make and decorate your own journal!

  • Wed., 6/17/20, 23:30 p.m. @ MCPL Wausau

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Plastic Bottle Planters

Adults & Teens Learn about a creative use for recycled plastic bottles and tap into your own creativity at the same time!

  • Thu., 6/18/20, 5:306:30 p.m. @ MCPL Rothschild

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Jack & the Beanstalk

Children Drop-in Kids can plant their own bean and watch it grow throughout the summer!

  • Sat., 6/20/20, 10:3011:30 a.m. @ MCPL Wausau

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Mission STEAM: Ozobot Robots!

Kids & Teens Drop-in Work with a smart robots during this week of STEAM!

  • 6/226/27/20 @ MCPL Marathon City

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Rick Riordan Party

Kids & Teens Make crafts and engage in other fun activities related to the books of Rick Riordan!

  • Mon., 6/22/20, 23 p.m. @ MCPL Mosinee

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Fairy Bottle

Children Drop-in Create a little piece of magic with a bright and sparkly fairy bottle!

  • Tue., 6/23/20, 122 p.m. @ MCPL Marathon City
  • 6/297/2/20 @ MCPL Spencer
  • 7/277/31/20 @ MCPL Edgar
  • Fri., 7/31/20, 1:303:30 p.m. @ MCPL Hatley

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Yarn Stars Craft Week

Children Drop-in Stop by the library for a fun craft that will have you seeing (and making) stars!

  • 6/297/3/20 @ MCPL Edgar

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Kids Craft Week: DIY Unicorns

Children Drop-in Make your own colorful, sparkly unicorn during this craft event!

  • 7/67/11/20 @ MCPL Athens
  • 7/67/11/20 @ MCPL Mosinee
  • 7/67/11/20 @ MCPL Stratford
  • 7/137/18/20 @ MCPL Edgar
  • 7/207/25/20 @ MCPL Marathon City
  • 7/268/1/20 @ MCPL Rothschild
  • 7/268/1/20 @ MCPL Spencer
  • 8/178/22/20 @ MCPL Hatley
  • 8/248/29/20 @ MCPL Wausau

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Make Your Own Lavender Gnome

Adults & Teens Drop-in Craft a lavender-scented gnome, with all supplies provided.

  • 7/157/16/20 @ MCPL Marathon City

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Hack Your Notebook: Learning to Use Paper Circuits

Adults & Teens Take your journaling and card making to the next level by adding electricity!

  • Wed., 7/15/20, 13 p.m. @ MCPL Wausau
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Dog Man Mania!

Children Drop-in Participate in crafts and activities related to the popular Dog Man graphic novel series!

  • Wed., 7/15/20, 13 p.m. @ MCPL Wausau

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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!

  • Fri., 7/17/20, 12:304:30 p.m. @ MCPL Rothschild
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Attack the Fort! Catapult Challenge

Children Create catapults and attack each other's fort during this event!

  • Tue., 7/21/20, 11 a.m.12 p.m. @ MCPL Wausau
  • Tue., 8/4/20, 35 p.m. @ MCPL Stratford

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DIY Dragon Eggs

Kids & Teens Make a mystical dragon's egg during this craft event!

  • Wed., 7/22/20, 35 p.m. @ MCPL Hatley

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Ollivander's Wand Shop

Kids & Teens Celebrate Harry Potter's birthday by making your own magic wand at the library!

  • Thu., 7/23/20, 3:304:30 p.m. @ MCPL Mosinee

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A Magic Tree House Pirate-Themed Escape Room

Children Registration Attempt to escape from this Magic Tree House-themed escape room!

  • Mon., 7/27/20, 16 p.m. @ MCPL Wausau
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Newspaper Castles

Kids & Teens Drop-in Make castles out of newspaper during this drop-in event!

  • Thu., 8/13/20, 10 a.m.4 p.m. @ MCPL Hatley

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DIY: Pressed Flower Coasters

Adults Registration Make a decorative coaster with pressed flowers and other supplies!

  • Tue., 8/18/20, 12 p.m. @ MCPL Hatley

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Mission STEAM: Lego WeDo

Kids & Teens Drop-in Work with programmable LEGO blocks during this week of STEAM!

  • 8/218/28/20 @ MCPL Marathon City

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