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colorful alphabet letters

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Letter of the Week

Children Registration Drop-in Let's learn our letters with books and fun activities for your little one(s)!

  • 9/2810/2/20 @ MCPL Rothschild
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crafted pumpkins with visible seeds

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Preschool Pumpkin Program

Children Drop-in You've heard the phrase "It's what's on the inside that counts." That is definitely true for this fun DIY pumpkin craft kids can do from the comfort and safety of home!

  • 9/2810/9/20 @ MCPL Wausau

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Weekly Story Time

Children Registration Drop-in Stop by the library and pick up a package of crafts, books and other activities to do your own story time at home! A different theme each week!

  • 9/2810/2/20 @ MCPL Edgar
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floral woodland wreath

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Mini Fall Wreaths

Adults Registration Drop-in Fall is a great time to get festive! Stop by the library and pick up a kit to make your own fall-themed mini wreath at home!

  • 10/510/9/20 @ MCPL Athens

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beaded pumpkin craft

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Pony Bead Pumpkins

Kids & Teens Drop-in Stop by the library in October to pick up a fun pumpkin craft project that can be done in the comfort and safety of home!

  • 10/510/9/20 @ MCPL Hatley

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paper wreath craft

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Tear Art Fall Wreath

Children Drop-in Kids are invited to create a simple and fun fall wreath decoration with kit of supplies available for pickup!

  • 10/510/9/20 @ MCPL Athens

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Preschool Pipe Cleaner-Palooza!

Children Drop-in Stop by the library to pick up a craft kit that's not only fun to create, but exercises those brain muscles, too!

  • 10/510/9/20 @ MCPL Mosinee

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greeting card with a hand-drawn blue heart

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Notes of Encouragement

All-Ages Registration Drop-in Stop by the library to pick up supplies for making cards of thanks and encouragement to health care workers, then drop them off and we'll take it from there!

  • 10/510/30/20 @ MCPL Marathon City

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raven in a barren tree

Six Spooky Words Story Contest

All-Ages Drop-in Cast a light into the darkest corners of your imagination and tell us what you see ... in six words! Starting Oct. 12, we're collecting entries for our Six Scary Words story contest. All ages welcome!

  • 10/1210/23/20 @ All MCPL Locations

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gnome peg doll

Grab & Go Little Treasures: DIY Gnome Peg Doll

Adults Drop-in Adults can stop by the library in October to pick up a kit and create your own gnome peg doll at home, with a design that's all your own!

  • 10/1210/23/20 @ MCPL Wausau

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catapult in a field

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Catapults

Children Drop-in In partnership with the Wisconsin Science Festival, kids can be an engineer and design their own catapult with this grab and go kit!

  • 10/1210/23/20 @ MCPL Wausau

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colorful worms made from pipe cleaners, beads and googly eyes

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Earthworm Coding

Children Drop-in In partnership with the Wisconsin Science Festival, preschoolers (or their parents or caregivers) can pick up a kit that's part craft, part screen-free coding!

  • 10/1210/23/20 @ MCPL Wausau

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Handmade Greeting Cards

Adults Registration Drop-in Stop by the library to pick up supplies for greeting cards you can make and decorate at home with your own personal touch!

  • 10/1210/16/20 @ MCPL Spencer

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We Love Leaf Man!

Children Registration Drop-in Stop by the library to pick up a craft kit based on the popular story Leaf Man, and listen to a reading of the book, too!

  • 10/1910/23/20 @ MCPL Stratford

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crafted bats and plastic spiders

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Coffee Filter Bat Craft

Children Registration Drop-in Show some love for bats this fall, and get creative at the same time, with this fun take-home craft project!

  • 10/2610/30/20 @ MCPL Athens

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Pokeball

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Pokemon Suncatcher

Children Drop-in All ages of Pokemon fans will enjoy making this Pokeball suncatcher craft!

  • 10/2611/6/20 @ MCPL Wausau

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origami owls and monsters

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Origami Bookmarks

Children Registration Drop-in Whoooo ... made that awesome bookmark? You can with a grab and go kit with everything you'll need for an origami bookmark!

  • 10/2610/30/20 @ MCPL Hatley

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Grab & Go Craft: Wet Felting Acorn

All-Ages Registration Drop-in Stop by the library to pick up a kit to create a lovely fall craft using the fun (and simple) technique of wet felting!

  • 11/911/13/20 @ MCPL Athens

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Little Treasures Grab & Go Craft: DIY Mason Jar Luminaries

Adults Drop-in Pick up supplies (and instructions) at the library to make your own luminary! A perfect craft to bring a little light into your life during the long, dark winter nights!

  • 11/911/20/20 @ MCPL Wausau

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Button Turkeys

Children Registration Drop-in Grab a premade kit for a fun fall craft to create your own felt turkey!

  • 11/911/13/20 @ MCPL Hatley

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"Wonder"-ful Kindness Grab & Go Kits

Children Registration Drop-in To celebrate World Kindness Day on the Nov. 13, pick up a kit at the library centered on all things kindness and featuring the book "Wonder" by RJ Palacio.

  • 11/911/13/20 @ MCPL Mosinee

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tissue paper paintings and art supplies

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Preschool Art Lab: Tissue Paper Painting

Children Registration Drop-in Preschoolers can make colorful tissue paper paintings at home with a convenient kit available for pickup at the library!

  • 11/1611/20/20 @ MCPL Rothschild

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Hibernation Station Story Time & Craft!

Children Registration Drop-in The forest animals are getting sleepy... Enjoy a special Story Time with fun books and fascinating facts all about our animal friends who are hibernating this winter, and a fun craft to go with it!

  • 11/1611/20/20 @ MCPL Stratford

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Virtual Book Club: "Hidden Figures" by Margot Lee Shetterly

Adults Drop-in Join the library staff and other literature lovers for an engaging, virtual discussion of a wide variety of books, including the November selection, "Hidden Figures!"

  • Mon., 11/16/20, 12 p.m. @ GoToMeeting (Online)

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