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Events: Hands On Activities


Steampunk Necklaces for Young Adolescents!

Mon., 10/2/17, 1pm - Tue., 10/31/17, 4pm @ MCPL Edgar
The Edgar Branch, in coordination with the Edgar School District, is inviting students to stop by during the Month of the Young Adolescent to create necklaces with a steampunk theme, including a special program on Oct. 11. Free and all supplies provided.
Hands-on Activities Crafts Edgar Children Tweens

Monster Mash Halloween Party

Join us for a monstrously good time at this Halloween party, featuring stories, songs, crafts and costumes!
Crafts Story Time Holiday Activities Games Hands-on Activities Marathon City Children Preschool

Horror Fest

Fri., 10/27/17, 1pm - 3pm @ MCPL Wausau
Kids and tweens are invited for this horrific event at the library, featuring spooky and scary crafts, activities and stories!
Holiday Crafts Hands-on Activities Wausau Children Tweens

MCPL DIY
Stained Glass Votive Jars

Sat., 10/28/17, 11am - 12pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Learn how to upcycle baby food jars into a beautiful work of faux stained glass art! Free and all supplies provided.
Crafts Hands-on Activities Rothschild Adults

Fall Craft Day

Folks are encouraged to visit us and make a variety of autumn crafts! Free, with all supplies provided.
Crafts Art Hands-on Activities Marathon City Adults Teens

MCPL DIY
Autumn Candle Holders

Mon., 11/6/17, 3pm - 4pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Visit our Mosinee Branch to create autumn leaf mason jar candle holders, with all supplies provided!
Crafts Hands-on Activities Mosinee Adults

After School Art: Artist Trading Cards

Thu., 11/9/17, 3:30pm - 5pm @ MCPL Wausau
Tweens and teens can stop in to our Wausau Headquarters to make their own artist trading cards! Free, with all supplies provided.
Art Activities Holiday Hands-on Activities Wausau Children Teens Tweens

Bead Bonanza

Fri., 11/10/17, 11am - 2pm @ MCPL Marathon City
Tweens and teens are invited to our Marathon City Branch to create their own beaded jewelry! Free and all supplies provided.
Art Crafts Hands-on Activities Marathon City Children Teens Tweens

Natural Dyeing for Beginners

Sat., 11/11/17, 11am - 12pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Adults can learn the basics of dyeing fabrics with vegetable dyes such as red cabbage, carrot greens, beets and more during this free informational presentation!
Art Crafts Nature Hands-on Activities Food Rothschild Adults

MCPL DIY
Holiday Cardmaking

Mon., 11/13/17, 6:30pm - 8pm @ MCPL Spencer
Local cardmaking enthusiast Jean Fischer will lead this free presentation on how to make festive personalized holiday greeting cards! Open to adults, with registration required.
Holiday Crafts Hands-on Activities Hands-on Learning Spencer Adults

After School Holiday Fun!

Tue., 12/5/17, 3:30pm - 5pm @ MCPL Stratford
Kids in grades 3-7 are invited for an afternoon of games, music, stories and holiday-themed crafts! Free, with all supplies provided.
Holiday Crafts Activities Games Music Hands-on Activities Stratford Children Tweens

MCPL DIY
Star Holiday Ornaments

Adults can learn how to make decorative holiday star ornaments out of cardboard, yarn and cardstock! Free, with all supplies provided.
Crafts Hands-on Activities Holiday Wausau Adults

After School Art: Handmade Gifts

Thu., 12/7/17, 3:30pm - 5pm @ MCPL Wausau
Tweens and teens can stop in to our Wausau Headquarters in December to make a variety of handmade gifts you can give to family and friends! Free, with all supplies provided.
Art Activities Holiday Hands-on Activities Wausau Children Teens Tweens

It's A Wrap!

Thu., 12/7/17, 6:30pm - 7:30pm @ MCPL Spencer
Learn different techniques for holiday gift wrapping, including making bows, adding other flourishes and more! Free, with no registration required.
Holiday Hands-on Activities Activities Spencer Adults

Create Your Own Holiday Cards

Patrons of all ages can make their own handmade holiday cards using a variety supplies! Free, with all supplies provided.
Holiday Hands-on Activities Activities Mosinee Adults Children Teens Tweens

Family Adventure Night: Arctic Adventures

Mon., 12/11/17, 6pm - 7pm @ MCPL Edgar
Hear stories about animals that live in the Arctic region and make fun crafts during our monthly Family Adventure Night!
Crafts Activities Hands-on Activities Story Time Edgar Children Preschool

Decorative Craft Box for Kids

Wed., 12/13/17, 1pm - 4pm @ MCPL Athens
Kids can craft their own decorative box to give as a gift to a loved one during this free program!
Crafts Holiday Activities Hands-on Activities Athens Children Grades K 5 Tweens

Holiday Craft Day

Tue., 12/19/17, 3pm - 4pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Make decorative evergreen trees during this fun and festive holiday craft event!
Crafts Holiday Hands-on Activities Mosinee Children

Winter Craft Day

Kids and families are invited to make winter-themed crafts, with all supplies provided!
Crafts Activities Hands-on Activities Hatley Children Teens Tweens

3-D Paper Art

Fri., 12/29/17, 1pm - 3pm @ MCPL Wausau
Make your own 3-D paper buildings and sculptures using a variety of paper and techniques!
Activities Art Hands-on Activities Wausau Children Grades K 5 Preschool

DIY Snowflakes!

Mon., 1/8/18, 3pm - 4pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Patrons of all ages can make their own decorative snowflakes using wooden craft sticks or paper! Free, with all supplies provided.
Crafts Activities Hands-on Activities Mosinee Adults Children Tweens Teens

International Puzzle Day

Mon., 1/29/18, 12pm - 8pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Celebrate International Puzzle Day with a variety of puzzles for all ages at our Mosinee Branch!
Activities Hands-on Activities Mosinee Adults Children

Quilting and Crafting

Quilters and crafters are invited to gather to learn, create, and share! In addition to sharing quilting skills and techniques, we'll also teach a new craft each month. Bring supplies, the library will supply patterns and books.
More events in this series (5). » Hands-on Activities Activities Crafts Stratford Adults

Valentine's Day Story Time

Tue., 2/13/18, 10:30am - 11:30am @ MCPL Hatley
Celebrate Valentine's Day with a special story time featuring stories, songs and a craft! Free, with all supplies provided.
Crafts Story Time Valentines Day Hands-on Activities Hatley Children

Little House on the Prairie Party!

Fri., 2/23/18, 1pm - 4pm @ MCPL Marathon City
Kids can celebrate the "Little House on the Prairie" series by hearing stories, making crafts related to the books and playing old-fashioned games!
Activities Games History Hands-on Activities Activities Marathon City Children Grades K 5

Kids' Needle Arts Night

Wed., 3/21/18, 4pm - 6:45pm @ MCPL Marathon City
Kids, tweens and teens are invited to learn the basics of knitting and create a knitted headband during this free intro at our Marathon City Branch!
Crafts Hands-on Learning Hands-on Activities Activities Marathon City Children Grades K 5 Tweens Teens