Kids' Corner

Events: Child

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Wisconsin CLICK for Babies Hat Collection

All-Ages Drop-in All MCPL locations will serve as collection sites for knit and crocheted baby caps for the 2019 Wisconsin CLICK for Babies: Period of Purple Crying. The campaign is aimed at raising awareness of Shaken Baby Syndrome.

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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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Preschool Story Time

Children This 30-minute program will help prepare your preschooler for kindergarten with stories, songs, rhymes and other early literacy activities.

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Fall Craft Night!

Kids & Adults Join us at the Rothschild Library to mark the beginning of fall! We will be making two crafts: yarn pumpkins and decorating pine cones. All supplies are provided including balloons, yarn, paint, and pine cones.

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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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Family Pajama Story Time

Children Join us for a special story time filled with relaxing stories, music and movement - pajamas, blankets and stuffed animals encouraged!

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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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Harvest Fest Story Time & Crafts!

Children Hear fall-themed stories and make a variety of crafts during this event, part of Wausau Events' Harvest Fest!

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Fire Safety Story Time

Children Celebrate Fire Prevention Week by hearing stories about fire safety, then meet a real-life firefighter during this special story time!

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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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Needle Arts

All-Ages Drop-in Knitters and crocheters are invited to gather for a night of crafts and socializing! Participants are asked to bring their own supplies.

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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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Popsicle Puppets

Children Drop-in Make your own puppets, action figures or fashion dolls during this drop-in event!

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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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Yarn Monster Kid's Craft

Children Kids can make their very own monster (or something less spooky) during this week-long craft event!

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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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MCPL Documentary Night
"Scary Stories"

All-Ages Remember those books, "Scary Stories to Tell in the Dark"? Join us for a documentary about the series, how they influenced a generation and became one of the most-banned titles in the United States.

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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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Friends of MCPL Book Sale

All-Ages Drop-in Browse through thousands of gently used books, CDs, DVDs, puzzles and much more! You're sure to find something at a great price and all proceeds benefit the library!

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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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Story Time Yoga

Children Kids and their caregivers can do yoga during this special story time!

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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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Spencer High School Handbell Choir Holiday Concert

All-Ages Join us as the Spencer High School Handbell Choir performs songs for the holiday season! Free and open to the public.

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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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Book Bowl ... the Prequel!

Children Wausau School District students can prepare for the 2020 Book Bowl with fun games centered around this year's selections!

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