Bring your children to story time at your local Marathon County Public Library! Story times are intended to introduce children to literature and reading through storytelling, songs, games, puppets and fingerplays.
Area daycare providers may schedule a morning or afternoon story time at MCPL Wausau on Thursdays, September –May. Call 715-261-7220 or use our Group Visit Form to add your group to the schedule.
Children Bring your entire family to story time! Children of all ages and parents/guardians are welcome to this 30-minute program.
- Sat., 3/23/19, 10:30–11am @ MCPL Wausau
- Tue., 3/26/19, 10–10:30am @ MCPL Athens
- Tue., 3/26/19, 10:30–11am @ MCPL Hatley
- Tue., 3/26/19, 10:30–11am @ MCPL Rothschild
- Wed., 3/27/19, 10–10:30am @ MCPL Mosinee
- Wed., 3/27/19, 10–10:30am @ MCPL Spencer
- Wed., 3/27/19, 10:15–10:45am @ MCPL Stratford
- Thu., 3/28/19, 9:30–10am @ MCPL Edgar
- Thu., 3/28/19, 10:30–11am @ MCPL Marathon City
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Children Join us for 20 minutes of "lap sit" story time for children birth to 23 months! Listen and interact with your baby through books, songs, rhymes and other activities. Caregiver-child interaction is stressed in Book Babies, so children must be accompanied by an adult.
Children Enjoy books, songs and fingerplays with your toddler at this fun and lively story time! We have two half-hour sessions at 10 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. - stop by for either one!
Children Children of all ages are invited to use their imagination and creativity! These fun-filled, 60-90 minute programs feature a different story each week, followed by songs and supplemental activities. Offered in partnership with the Family Resource Center.
Children Families of homeschooled children can hear stories, read, and participate in various activities related to the areas of science, technology, engineering, arts, and math.
Children This 30-minute program will help prepare your preschooler for kindergarten with stories, songs, rhymes and other early literacy activities.
Children Join us during Money Smart Week for special money-related activities for kids, in collaboration with the Get Smart Wausau Coalition!
Children Hear stories and make fun crafts related to the Nick Jr. show "Peppa Pig" during our monthly Family Adventure Night!
Children Join us for a special story time celebrating the books of popular children's author Mo Willems!
Children Hear stories about outer space, and hear a story read by an astronaut from the International Space Station!
Children Hear stories about bunnies, then make a cute craft, with all supplies provided!
Children We're "eggcited" at story time, because Spring is here! Come celebrate with us.
Children Celebrate Earth Day at the library with a special story time!
Children Join us for a special story time filled with relaxing stories, music and movement - pajamas, blankets and stuffed animals encouraged!
Kids & Adults In celebration of Children's Book Week, Wisconsin author Stephani Curran will visit us and talk about her book "Rock on, Kindness!"
Kids & Adults To prepare for our annual Summer Library Program, MCPL-Wausau will be taking a story time break. Our summer session starts June 10!
Children Join us for a special story time and craft hour as we celebrate mothers ahead of their special day!
Children Hear stories about outer space and make a craft that's out of this world!
Children Visit the library for a morning of stories, crafts and sea creatures during our story time celebrating World Oceans Day!
Children Join us for a story time and toddler dance party featuring stories, music, props and more!
Children Join us for a special story time at the library as we celebrate the moon and stars in the sky!
Children Join us for this special family story time about traveling to the planets and stars!
Children Celebrate the 4th of July with this patriotic story time and craft event!
Children Feeling groovy? If not, would you like to? Join us for a special groovy story time with fun outer space stories, songs and crafts!
Children To prepare for the transition from summer to fall, the library will be taking a story time break from Aug. 10-Sept. 2!
Children Join us for a vege-tastic story time with tales promoting the produce, songs celebrating celery and other veggies and games!