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Events: Nature

owls made from pine cones and felt

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Pinecone Owls!

Children Registration Drop-in Kids are invited to stop by the library to pick up a fun craft kit with supplies for your own pinecone owl!

  • 11/1811/25/20 @ MCPL Athens

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polar bear on a rock

Rescheduled: Lions, Sharks & Bears: A Virtual Photographic Primer

Adults & Teens Get ready for stunning visuals and humorous stories as the library welcomes back John Van Barriger to present his top tips for taking better wildlife photographs during this virtual program!

  • Tue., 12/8/20, 78:30 p.m. @ Online (See event details.)

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Virtual Gardening
Tips & Care for Your Favorite Winter Plants

Adults Registration Join us for an online presentation with our favorite garden guru, Janell Wehr from Extension Marathon County, about caring for various winter plants and trees!

  • Register Thu., 12/10/20, 2:303:30 p.m. @ Online (See event details.)
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paper snowflakes craft

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Paper Bag Snowflakes

All-Ages Drop-in All ages can stop by the library to pick up a fun winter craft kit containing supplies for making paper snowflakes!

  • 12/712/11/20 @ MCPL Stratford

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bird nest with eggs

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Bird's Nest

Children Registration Drop-in Just in time for the annual Christmas Bird Count, patrons can stop by the library to pick up their own kit to make a crafty bird's nest at home!

  • 12/1412/18/20 @ MCPL Marathon City

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octopus craft

Eight-armed Octopus & the 8-yr-old Aquarium!

Children Drop-in Help us celebrate the 8th anniversary of the Phyllis Donner Aquarium with a special eight-armed octopus craft and link to a virtual story!

  • 12/712/18/20 @ MCPL Wausau

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