Events: Drop In

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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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Planetary Pasta Rovers

Children Drop-in Create a planetary pasta rover using different types of pasta and glue as we celebrate "A Universe of Stories" (and crafts) during our Summer Library Program!

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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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PAWS to Read

Children Drop-in Children can practice and improve their literacy skills by reading to friendly, well-behaved therapy dogs!

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Aromatherapy & Essential Oils Discussion Group

Adults Drop-in If you're interested in learning more about aromatherapy, essential oils and natural or homemade health products - or if you have tips and concoctions to share with others - join us each month to talk about it!

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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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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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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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Read With a Friend Day

All-Ages Drop-in Read with a friend at the library or make new friends with other library patrons!

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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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Friends of MCPL Book Sale

All-Ages Drop-in Browse through thousands of items for sale at low prices during this quarterly book sale!

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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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TAG - Teen Advisory Group

Teens Drop-in Teens are welcome to meet others, volunteer and help plan library programs through our Teen Advisory Group (TAG). Meetings monthly

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Free Family Pool Day!

Kids & Teens Drop-in Children and their families can enjoy a FREE day at Wausau's outdoor pools just by showing their library card! One card per family.

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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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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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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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Women's Night Out
"The Nest" by Cynthia D'Aprix Sweeney

Adults Drop-in Take part in a lively discussion of a wide variety of fiction and non-fiction with the Women's Night Out book club!

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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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Free Houseplant Swap

Adults Drop-in Trade houseplants with others during this free houseplant swap!

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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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Apply for a Passport in Athens!

Adults & Teens Drop-in Residents of Athens and its surrounding communities will have a chance to apply for a U.S. passport locally during a special one-day-only application 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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Craft Felties!

Teens Drop-in Teens who can sew a stitch, and have even a little imagination, can create a feltie! (And if you can't sew a stitch, we'll show you how!)

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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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Popsicle Puppets

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

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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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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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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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