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Events: Hands On Learning


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.
More events in this series (34). » Activities Hands-on Learning Hatley Children Preschool Early Elementary

Quilting and Crafting

Tue., 4/24/18, 1:30pm - 3:30pm @ MCPL Stratford
Adult Event Drop-in 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.
Hands-on Learning Activities Crafts Stratford Adults

Needle Arts at the Library

Adult Event Drop-in Knitters, crocheters, and crafters of all ages and experience levels are invited to gather to create and socialize!
More events in this series (10). » Crafts Hands-on Learning Rothschild Adults

After School Experiments

Thu., 4/26/18, 4pm - 5pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children's Event Join us each month to participate in a variety of hands-on experiments related to math and science! Free and no registration required, all supplies provided.
Art Hands-on Learning Science Technology Wausau Children Tweens

MCPL DIY
Tin Can Napkin Decoupage

Thu., 4/26/18, 6pm - 7pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Teen & Adult Event Adults and teens are welcome to learn a new, fun and easy way to make fun decorations! Free and supplies provided.
Mcpl Diy Crafts Hands-on Learning Rothschild Adults Teens

All About Composting

Adult Event Learn the basics of composting from Paul Kage, Wausau's Urban Community Garden Coordinator!
Farming Gardening Hands-on Learning Wausau Adults

PAW Patrol: Dogs to the Rescue!

Sat., 4/28/18, 10:30am - 12pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children's Event Hear stories, do activities and make crafts related to the Nick Jr. series "PAW Patrol!"
Activities Crafts Hands-on Learning Animals Story Time Wausau Children Preschool

Building Adventures

Sat., 4/28/18, 1:30pm - 3:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children's Event Drop-in Children can build using a variety of building toys, including DUPLO blocks, LEGOs, Tinkertoys and more!
Activities Hands-on Learning Wausau Children Grades K 5 Preschool

Charlie Brown, Snoopy and Friends Party!

Mon., 4/30/18, 6pm - 7pm @ MCPL Edgar
Children's Event Celebrate Children's Book Week with a special Peanuts-themed story time, followed by crafts and activities! Free and open to the public.
Crafts Story Time Games Activities Hands-on Learning Childrens Book Week Edgar Children

Library Learning
Introduction to Pinterest

Adult Event Learn how to create a free Pinterest account and how to navigate the website during this free class! Registration required.
More events in this series (2). » Hands-on Learning Technology Library Learning Marathon City Adults

MCPL Live!
Bats!

Tue., 5/1/18, 6:30pm - 8pm @ MCPL Wausau
All-Ages Event Jennifer Redell, bat biologist with the Wisconsin DNR, will talk about Wisconsin's bat population, the part they play in the state's ecosystem and more!
Animals Hands-on Learning Nature Outdoor Recreation Wausau Adults Children Grades K 5 Preschool Teen

MCPL DIY
Cotton Swab Flowers

Adult Event Join us for this fun and creative craft project, where we'll transform some simple household items into beautiful flowers! Free, with all supplies provided. Registration required.
Mcpl Diy Hands-on Learning Activities Crafts Wausau Adults

Make a Mini Journal

Thu., 5/3/18, 1pm - 7pm @ MCPL Athens
All-Ages Event Drop-in Patrons of all ages are invited to make and decorate their own mini journals using a variety of craft supplies at our Athens Branch!
Activities Hands-on Learning Crafts Athens Adults Children Teen Tweens

May the 4th Be With You

Thu., 5/3/18, 4pm - 6pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children's Event Join us for Star Wars crafts and other activities, and come dressed as your favorite character! (You might even meet one of them in person!)
Activities Crafts Games Hands-on Learning Wausau Children Grades K 5

Create a Mother's Day Card!

Mon., 5/7/18 - Sat., 5/12/18 @ MCPL Hatley
Children's Event Drop-in Kids can make a card for the maternal figure in their life, with all supplies provided!
Art Crafts Activities Hands-on Learning Hatley Children

Library Learning
Introduction to Gmail

Adult Event Learn how to create your own email account and how to use it during this free introductory class! Call 715-261-7230 to register.
More events in this series (1). » Hands-on Learning Technology Library Learning Wausau Adults

Eat Your Veggies Story Time

Tue., 5/15/18, 10:30am - 11:30am @ MCPL Rothschild
Children's Event Join us for a vege-tastic story time with tales promoting the produce, songs celebrating celery and other veggies, games and crafts. Free, no registration required.
Crafts Food Health Story Time Family Story Time Hands-on Learning Rothschild Children

Paper Airplane Contest

Thu., 5/24/18, 3pm - 4pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Kids & Teens Event Celebrate National Paper Airplane Day with a paper airplane making and flying contest at our Mosinee Branch!
Activities Hands-on Learning Mosinee Children Teens Tweens

Slime Lab

Thu., 5/24/18, 6pm - 7pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Children's Event Kids in grades K-5 can make their own slime during our scientific slime lab! Free, with all supplies provided.
Activities Hands-on Learning Science Hands-on Learning Rothschild Children Grades K 5

Rock Your Creative Side with Rocks!

All-Ages Event Drop-in Stop by the Mosinee Branch monthly on the first Thursday over the summer and show us how libraries can "rock!" by decorating your own rocks with all sorts of art supplies!
More events in this series (2). » Art Hands-on Learning Crafts Slp Mosinee Adults Children Teens

World Oceans Day Story Time

Sat., 6/9/18, 10:30am - 11:45am @ MCPL Wausau
Children's Event Visit MCPL Wausau for a morning of stories, crafts and sea creatures during our story time celebrating World Oceans Day!
Animals Hands-on Learning Story Time Slp Wausau Children

Create a Father's Day Card!

Mon., 6/11/18 - Sat., 6/16/18 @ MCPL Hatley
Children's Event Drop-in Kids can make a card for their dad or the father figure in their life, with all supplies provided!
Art Crafts Activities Hands-on Learning Slp Hatley Children

Building Adventures

Children's Event Drop-in Children can build using a variety of building toys, including DUPLO blocks, LEGOs, Tinkertoys and more!
More events in this series (2). » Activities Hands-on Learning Wausau Children

Zoozort

Children's Event Participants of all ages will enjoy this hands-on, interactive program featuring live, wild animals.
Animals Hands-on Learning Slp Wausau Children

Sound Stations

Fri., 6/22/18, 2pm - 4pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Children's Event Join us for some fun activities where we will learn about sound!
Activities Hands-on Learning Slp Rothschild Children

Space Camp

Children's Event Are you interested in space? Want to know what's happening in the solar system and beyond? Children in grades 3-5 are invited to attend Space Camp for a mix of experiments and crafts!
More events in this series (7). » Hands-on Learning Science Activities Wausau Grades K 5 Children

Summer STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)

Wed., 7/11/18, 1pm - Fri., 7/13/18, 4pm @ MCPL Athens
Children's Event Drop-in We're celebrating the "T" in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) by offering young people the chance to try out all sorts of cool gadgets!
Technology Hands-on Learning Athens Grades K 5

Kids Needle Arts Night

Wed., 7/25/18, 4pm - 6:45pm @ MCPL Marathon City
Kids & Teens Event Kids, tweens and teens are invited to learn the basics of finger knitting and make their own knitted accessories during this free program at our Marathon City Branch!
Activities Crafts Hands-on Learning Knit Night Slp Marathon City Children Grades K 5 Teens Tweens

Harry Potter Potions Class

Mon., 7/30/18, 3pm - 4pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Children's Event MCPL Mosinee is celebrating Harry Potter's birthday with all sorts of fun science experiments like flobberworms and fizzy potions! Free and all supplies provided.
Science Hands-on Learning Hands-on Activities Mosinee Children

Thinkers & Tinkers Week

Sat., 8/11/18 - Sat., 8/18/18 @ MCPL Hatley
Kids & Adults Event Drop-in Visit our Hatley Branch any time the library is open to tinker with tech gadgets including a 3D printer, snap circuits and more!
Activities Hands-on Learning Technology Slp Hatley Adults Children Grades K 5

Library Learning
Internet Basics

Mon., 8/13/18, 2pm - 3pm @ MCPL Hatley
Adult Event Join us for a class that will teach you how to get the most out of what the Internet has to offer, including how to use a web browser. Space ... (read more)
Hands-on Learning Technology Library Learning Slp Hatley Adults

Summer STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Math)

Wed., 8/15/18, 1pm - Fri., 8/17/18, 4pm @ MCPL Athens
Children's Event Drop-in Even though it's summer, our Athens Branch is giving young people the chance to try challenge their minds and try out all sorts of cool gadgets!
Technology Hands-on Learning Athens Grades K 5

Natural Dyeing for Beginners

Mon., 8/20/18, 2pm - 4pm @ MCPL Hatley
Adult Event Adults can learn the basics of dyeing fabrics with vegetable dyes such as red cabbage, carrot greens and more during this free informational presentation!
Art Crafts Nature Hands-on Learning Food Slp Hatley Adults

Create a Grandparents Day Card!

Tue., 9/4/18 - Sat., 9/8/18 @ MCPL Hatley
Children's Event Drop-in Kids can prepare for Grandparents Day by making a handmade card for their grandma or grandpa, with all supplies provided!
Art Crafts Activities Hands-on Learning Hatley Children