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Events: Story Time

Play and Learn

Children's Event 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.

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Family Story Time

Children's Event Bring your entire family to story time! Children of all ages and parents/guardians are welcome to this 30-minute program. Enjoy learning with all of your children through stories, songs and other literature-based activities.

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Book Babies

Children's Event 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.

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Tales for Tots

Children's Event Enjoy books, songs and fingerplays with your toddler at this fun and lively story time!

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Home School Huddle

Children's Event Families of homeschooled children can hear stories, read, and participate in various activities related to the areas of science, technology, engineering, arts, and math.

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Sensory Story Time

Children's Event Sensory Story Time is an inclusive weekly story time that has been adapted to meet the needs of children of all abilities, including those with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Sensory Processing Disorder, children who simply have difficulty sitting still, and their typically developing peers.

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Preschool Story Time

Children's Event This 30-minute program will help prepare your preschooler for kindergarten with stories, songs, rhymes and other early literacy activities.

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CWBF: Bilingual Children's Stories with Maysee Yang Herr

Children's Event The Central Wisconsin Book Festival is excited to welcome (and welcome back) new children's author and Wausau native Maysee Yang Herr!

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Toddler Dance Party

Children's Event Join us for a story time and toddler dance party featuring stories, music, props and more!

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Meet a Local Police Officer Story Time!

Children's Event Meet a local police officer and hear stories about firefighters, police officers and other public servants!

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Fire Safety Story Time

Children's Event Celebrate Fire Prevention Week by hearing stories about fire safety, then meet a real-life firefighter during this special story time!

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Not-Too-Spooky Family Story Time

Children's Event Join us for a special story time with stories and crafts appropriate for the fall holiday season!

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Monster Mash Spooktacular Story Time

Children's Event Monsters, ghosts and ghouls big and small are invited to a special story time and party at the library!

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Fantastic Beasts Story Time

Children's Event Attend this story time about legendary creatures, make your own, and go on a hunt for the library hobgoblins!

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Family Adventure Night: PJ Masks

Children's Event Hear stories about PJ Masks read by library staff and make themed crafts during our monthly Family Adventure Night!

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Family Adventure Night: Wild Kratts

Children's Event Hear stories and make fun crafts related to the PBS Kids show "Wild Kratts" during our monthly Family Adventure Night!

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Get Your Glow On

Children's Event Hear stories that glow and light up, then stick around to make glow-in-the-dark crafts during this fun and unique event!

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Give Thanks for Story Time!

Children's Event Fall is a time to be thankful, and we're celebrating how thankful we are with stories and crafts!

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Family Adventure Night: Thomas the Tank Engine

Children's Event Hear stories and make fun crafts related to the popular character Thomas the Tank Engine during our monthly Family Adventure Night!

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NYE Toddler Dance Party!

Children's Event Kids can celebrate the end of 2018 with a toddler dance party featuring music, props and a balloon drop!

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