Events: Hands On Learning
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.
Adult Event Drop-in Join us every Tuesday afternoon to socialize with other like-minded fans of fiber arts like knitting and crocheting. Bring friends or make new ones!
Adult Event Participants will learn basic skills required to create and format a spreadsheet in Microsoft Excel. Space is limited so registration is required. Call 715-261-7230 for more information or to register.
Adult Event Drop-in Knitters, crocheters, and crafters of all ages and experience levels are invited to gather to create and socialize!
Adult Event Learn how to create a free Pinterest account and how to navigate the website during this free class! Registration required.
Adult Event Learn how to create your own email account and how to use it during this free introductory class!
Fri., 3/9/18, 10:30am - 12pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Adult Event Library staff will get attendees acquainted with Libby, OverDrive's latest app for accessing free e-books, audiobooks and more! Registration is required.
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)
Sat., 3/17/18, 10:30am - 12pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children's Event Kids can hear stories about dragons, then make their own using craft supplies at our Wausau Headquarters!
Children's Event Drop-in Children can build using a variety of building toys, including DUPLO blocks, LEGOs, Tinkertoys and more!
Wed., 3/21/18, 4pm - 6:45pm @ MCPL Marathon City
Children's Event 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!
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.
Fri., 3/23/18 - Sat., 3/31/18 @ MCPL Hatley
Children's Event Drop-in Visit our Hatley Branch any time the library is open to tinker with tech gadgets including a 3D pen, Dash and Dot Robot and more!
Mon., 3/26/18, 1pm - 3pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children's Event Join us during Spring Break and create a unique piece of art using stamps and stickers! Free and all supplies provided.
Tue., 3/27/18, 1:30pm - 2:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children's Event This event has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience. Kids can learn about the history of Alcatraz and see if they can escape our Alcatraz "tunnels" at this fun and interactive Spring Break event!
Adult Event Learn how to make a Facebook profile, send friend requests, like, comment and more during part one of this two-part course. Free and open to adults.
Children's Event Create a variety of crafts all with colorful types of duct tape! Free and all supplies provided.
Wed., 3/28/18, 1pm - 2:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children's Event Join us during Spring Break to get creative with different types of dough and clay, both with hands and various tools. Free and all supplies provided.
Thu., 3/29/18, 9:30am - 2:30pm @ MCPL Edgar
Children's Event Drop-in Kids can stop in to our Edgar Branch to perform their own zany science experiments, with all supplies provided!
Thu., 3/29/18, 1pm - 3pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Teen Event Drop-in Capture a galaxy in a bottle during this unique craft program for tweens and teens! Free and all supplies provided.
Adult Event Increase your knowledge of Facebook and learn how to use additional tools on the social media site with Part 2 of our Facebook Fundamentals class!
Sat., 4/7/18, 9am - 3pm @ Marathon Park
Children's Event Drop-in Stop and see us at our booth at the 44th annual Children's Festival at Marathon Park! Fun crafts and information about the library will be offered.
Adult Event Drop-in Stop by MCPL Mosinee during National Library Week and let us help you with technology, devices and other questions!
Fri., 4/20/18, 1pm - 4pm @ MCPL Marathon City
Teen Event Drop-in Kids, tweens and teens can make their own verses of poetry using poetry playing cards!
Adult Event Learn the basics of composting from Paul Kage, Wausau's Urban Community Garden Coordinator!
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!"
Tue., 5/1/18, 6:30pm - 8pm @ MCPL Wausau
Adult 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!
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!)
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.