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

Events: Crafts

Play & Learn

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

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DIY Stress Balls

Children Kids can make their own stress balls for stress relief during this program!

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Outer Space Sand Art

Kids & Teens Drop-in Use colored sand to color outer space-themed pictures, create decorative bottles or make colorful keychains!

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Weeks & Weeks of SLP Crafts!

Children Drop-in Stop by the library all summer long to work on different crafts to go along with our summer reading theme. A new craft each week to keep things interesting!

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Needle Arts

Adults & Teens Drop-in Drop by the library to work on fiber arts projects such as knitting, crocheting and quilting!

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Celebrate the USA Story Time

Children Celebrate the 4th of July with this patriotic story time and craft event!

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Chalk Art

Children Drop-in Kids can make their own chalk art creations at the library in advance of Wausau's annual ChalkFest!

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Hobbies & Crafts Night

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

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Groovy Space Story Time

Children Feeling groovy? If not, would you like to? Join us for a special groovy story time with fun outer space stories, songs and crafts!

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Needle Arts at the Library

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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Natural Dyeing for Beginners

Adults Adults can learn the basics of dyeing fabrics with vegetable dyes and more during this free informational presentation!

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Constellation Banner

Teens Registration Hey teens, if you're a fan of starry nights, the galaxy, or astrological constellations, this craft is for you! We will be using paint markers, glitter, and gems to decorate your very own constellation banner.

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Outer Space Craft Week

Children Drop-in Stop by the library any time during the week to make flying saucers and paper rocket ships!

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MCPL DIY
Paper Beads

All-Ages Join us for an evening at the library and learn how to make your very own paper beads.

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Ollivander's Wand Shop

All-Ages Celebrate Harry Potter's birthday by making your own magic wand at the library!

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Constellation Craft

Children Drop-in Children are invited to the library to create their own craft constellations all week!

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Constellation Sensory Bag

Children Drop-in Children are invited to the library for a fun hands-on craft project that will have them "seeing stars."

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DIY Galaxy Jars & Slime

Kids & Teens Drop-in Make your own slime and mini galaxy in a jar during this tween/teen event!

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Astronaut Training

Children Children of all ages are invited to join us to learn a little bit of what it takes to be an astronaut!

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Galaxy Bottle Charm Necklace

Children Capture a galaxy in a bottle during this unique craft program for kids!

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Outer Space Craft Week

Children Drop-in Stop by the library any time during the week to make spaceships and paper plate aliens!

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MCPL DIY
Marker-Dyed Coasters

Adults Make decorative, colorful coasters using markers and other supplies!

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Tiny Chicken Pin Cushions

Adults Some crafts can be elaborate and intricate, but others can be a fun, relatively simple project - like our chicken pin cushion!

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Cupcake Factory Craft

Children Drop-in It's going to be a busy summer across the MCPL system - and maybe in your own lives, too - so why not finish off the summer with a sweet craft?

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Create a Card for Grandparents Day!

Children Drop-in Kids can prepare for Grandparents Day by making a handmade card for their grandma or grandpa!

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Pressed Flower Art

Adults Learn how to create a beautiful piece of art with just a few simple supplies, including flowers!

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MCPL DIY
Watercolor Tile Art

Adults & Teens Drop-in Looking to add a splash of color to your home? Adults and Teens are welcome to join us at the library to create unique watercolor tile art!

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Craft Supply Swap Drop-Off Week

Adults & Teens Drop-in Drop off items to be swapped at our Craft Supply Swap Night on September 26 and receive a

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A Week of International Dot Day

Children Drop-in Celebrate a week of International Dot Day with an activity where children create pictures around a simple black dot!

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Birch Bark Canoe Decor

Adults Join us at the library and learn how to make a decorative canoe ornament using birch bark, thread, and sticks. Makes a great gift or a unique decoration for your home!

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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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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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Quilting & Beyond

Adults Drop-in Work on your quilting projects at the library with your friends and neighbors!

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Soft Circuits: Sewing With Electricity

Adults Registration Crafting and Needle Arts Lovers: Want to up your sewing game? Add some spark with electricity!

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Craft Supply Swap Night

Adults & Teens Attend our free craft supply swap! Open to swap ticket holders at 5pm and to the general public at 6pm

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Make Your Own Papel Picado

Kids & Teens Drop-in Celebrate the Mexican holiday of el Día de los Muertos - the Day of the Dead - by making decorative paper banners!

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"Coco" Party

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

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