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Events: Nature

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CANCELED: Earth Day Story Time & Stained Glass Craft

Children This event has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  • CANCELED: Wed., 4/22/20, 10:30–11:30 a.m. @ MCPL Athens

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CANCELED: Milk Jug Bird Feeders

Children Drop-in This event has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  • CANCELED: Wed., 4/22/20, 1–7 p.m. @ MCPL Hatley

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CANCELED: DIY Seed Bombs

All-Ages This event has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  • CANCELED: Wed., 4/22/20, 4–6 p.m. @ MCPL Marathon City

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CANCELED: Animal Erasure Paintings

Children This event has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  • CANCELED: Thu., 4/23/20, 11 a.m.–4 p.m. @ MCPL Marathon City

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CANCELED: Lions, Sharks & Bears: A Photographic Primer

Adults & Teens This event has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  • CANCELED: Tue., 4/28/20, 6–7:30 p.m. @ MCPL Wausau

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Trail Tales

Children Drop-in Trail Tales, our popular partnership with the Wausau and Marathon County Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department, returns for another session this spring!

  • 5/15/31/20 @ Oak Island Park

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Endangered Species Craft Day

Children Learn more about some of our planet's endangered species - including the efforts of a local couple to help baby turtles in Mexico! - and make some fun crafts, too!

  • Fri., 5/15/20, 10:3011:30 a.m. @ MCPL Athens

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Beginning Beekeeping

Adults If you've considered beekeeping as a source for fresh honey, or to support a population of important pollinators, join us to learn the basics to get started!

  • Sat., 5/16/20, 10:30 a.m.12 p.m. @ MCPL Athens

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Vermicomposting: Easy, Year-Round Composting for the Garden

Adults Learn about the process of composting with worms - which might sound gross but is actually super easy and clean, provides rich soil for your garden and can be done throughout the year!

  • Wed., 5/20/20, 5:306:30 p.m. @ MCPL Marathon City

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Maple Seed Dragonflies

All-Ages Drop-in Celebrate the start of summer by creating your own version of one of summer's prettiest insects - the dragonfly!

  • 6/16/6/20 @ MCPL Athens

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Spring Garden Forecast

Adults Get a jump on the 2020 growing season and learn how to keep your garden safe from diseases, pests and invasive species. In partnership with Extension Marathon County.

  • Tue., 6/2/20, 67:30 p.m. @ MCPL Wausau

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DIY Mosaic Art

Adults Registration Adults are invited to the library to create their own mosaic art!

  • Wed., 6/10/20, 13:30 p.m. @ MCPL Athens

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Jack & the Beanstalk Plant Growing

Children Drop-in Kids can plant their own bean and watch it grow throughout the summer!

  • 6/156/20/20 @ MCPL Spencer
  • Sat., 6/20/20, 10:3011:30 a.m. @ MCPL Wausau

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Dinosaurs & Dragons

Children Did you know that dragons, the Cyclops, griffins, and many other mythological creatures were all inspired by real fossils? Join us to learn more during this fun hands-on presentation!

  • Tue., 6/16/20, 11 a.m.12 p.m. @ MCPL Wausau
  • Tue., 6/16/20, 23 p.m. @ MCPL Wausau
  • Wed., 6/17/20, 11 a.m.12 p.m. @ MCPL Mosinee
  • Wed., 6/17/20, 23 p.m. @ MCPL Hatley
  • Thu., 6/18/20, 1011 a.m. @ Marathon Elementary
  • Tue., 6/23/20, 1011 a.m. @ MCPL Spencer
  • Tue., 6/23/20, 1:302:30 p.m. @ MCPL Stratford
  • Thu., 6/25/20, 11 a.m.12 p.m. @ MCPL Rothschild
  • Thu., 6/25/20, 1:302:30 p.m. @ MCPL Rothschild
  • Wed., 7/29/20, 11 a.m.12 p.m. @ MCPL Athens
  • Wed., 7/29/20, 23 p.m. @ MCPL Edgar

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Zoozort

Children All ages will enjoy this hands-on, interactive program featuring live, wild animals.

  • Wed., 6/24/20, 10:3011:30 a.m. @ Edgar High School
  • Wed., 6/24/20, 23 p.m. @ MCPL Athens
  • Wed., 7/8/20, 11 a.m.12 p.m. @ MCPL Mosinee
  • Wed., 7/8/20, 23 p.m. @ MCPL Hatley

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MCPL DIY
Gnome & Toadstool Craft Week

Kids & Adults Drop-in Jump into a world of make-believe at the library to create a unique craft or two!

  • 6/297/3/20 @ MCPL Athens

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Scents of Peace: Propagating Herbs for Well Being

Adults Learn to take a mindful approach to propagating fragrant herbs through cuttings with this program in partnership with Extension Marathon County.

  • Mon., 7/6/20, 67:30 p.m. @ MCPL Wausau

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Going Batty: Bat Management in Wisconsin

Adults Hear about bats in Wisconsin from Natural Resources Educator Pam Resech!

  • Tue., 7/7/20, 1011 a.m. @ MCPL Spencer

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DIY Wind Chimes

All-Ages Drop-in Make your own set of wind chimes using natural materials!

  • 8/108/15/20 @ MCPL Athens

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DIY: Pressed Flower Coasters

Adults Registration Make a decorative coaster with pressed flowers and other supplies!

  • Tue., 8/18/20, 12 p.m. @ MCPL Hatley

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Book Club: "The Signature of All Things" by Elizabeth Gilbert

Adults Join us at the library to discuss Gilbert's sweeping novel with a group of like-minded book lovers!

  • Thu., 11/12/20, 67 p.m. @ MCPL Athens

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