Marathon County Public Library

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Holiday hours: All MCPL locations will be closed Sat.-Mon., 9/1-9/3.

Events: Hands On Activities

Needle Arts at the Library

All-Ages Event Drop-in Knitters and crocheters are invited to gather for a night of crafts and socializing! Free and open to the public, and participants are asked to bring their own supplies.

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LEGO® Block Party

Children's Event Drop-in Children of all ages and their families are invited to build creative projects using LEGO blocks! All blocks will be provided. Free and no registration required.

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The History of Scent

Adult Event Adults can learn about the history of scent and make their own perfume or cologne during this free event! Open to adults only, with registration required.

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CWBF: Comics Workshop with Duachaka Her

Teen & Adult Event Do you have an interest in – maybe even a flair for – comics, cartoons and illustration? Learn more about it and try some art yourself during a workshop with cartoonist and illustrator Duachaka Her!

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Geology Lab

Children's Event Kids in grades K-5 can work on a variety of geology-themed science projects and experiments, with all supplies provided!

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DIY Masquerade Masks

Teen & Adult Event Drop-in Make your own masquerade masks using a variety of craft supplies at the library!

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Pet Palooza!

Children's Event Drop-in Read to a therapy dog, make pet-themed crafts and more during this no-school day event!

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Fantastic Beasts Story Time

Children's Event Attend this story time about legendary creatures, make your own, and go on a hunt for the library hobgoblins!

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Halloween Craft Day

Children's Event Kids can get ready for Halloween by making mini monsters and 3D hanging pumpkins at the library!

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Day of the Dead Origami Bookmarks

Kids & Teens Event Drop-in Celebrate the Mexican holiday of Día de los Muertos by making decorated skull-shaped bookmarks!

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Leaf and Pumpkin Mosaic Craft

Children's Event Drop-in Kids can make their own unique pumpkin and autumn leaf mosaics using seeds, beans and more!

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String Art

Adult Event Learn the basics of string art and make your own string art creation during this free craft event!

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MCPL DIY
Woodland Wreaths

Adult Event Make your own festive woodland wreath using branches and twigs during this DIY event at the library!

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Handmade Holiday Cards

Adult Event Learn how to make your own personalized holiday cards at the library!

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Create a Scarecrow

All-Ages Event Drop-in Stop by the library to craft your own scarecrow, with all supplies provided!

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DIY Gift Bags

Teen & Adult Event Learn how to make your own holiday gift bags during a special event at the library!

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Create Your Own Holiday Cards

All-Ages Event Drop-in Patrons of all ages can make their own handmade holiday cards using a variety supplies! Free, with all supplies provided.

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Make Your Own Play Dough

Children's Event Kids can make their own modeling clay and play dough, with all supplies provided!

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