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Kids' Corner

Events: Tween

Marathon Memories

All-Ages Drop-in MCPL Marathon City in conjunction with the Marathon City Heritage Center is sponsoring an essay contest, "Marathon Memories." The entries should focus on the writer's memories and connections to the Village of Marathon. Entries due by June 30, 2019.

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Flash Fiction Story Project

Children Tweens are invited to join us for a fun program revolving around a short, short story - also known as flash fiction!

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Sidewalk Chalk Art

Kids & Teens Drop-in Help the library kick off the Summer Library Program with fun chalk art outside of the library all week long!

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Ocean Suncatchers

Children Stop by the library to make your own ocean suncatcher as we celebrate World Oceans Day!

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Needle Arts at the Library

All-Ages Drop-in Knitters and crocheters are invited to gather for a night of crafts and socializing! Participants are asked to bring their own supplies.

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EMMET Makerspace

Kids & Teens Registration Experiment with various STEM and CT technologies with Northcentral Technical College's mobile makerspace!

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Outer Space Sand Art

Kids & Teens Drop-in Use colored sand to color outer space-themed pictures, create decorative bottles or make colorful keychains!

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Exploring Space With a Rover

Kids & Teens Registration Get an idea what it's like to be "Mission Control" and explore space during this Summer Library Program event!

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"I Survived" Mini Camp

Children Join us over the course of three days for survival presentations and activities inspired by the "I Survived" book series!

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Chalk Art

Children Drop-in Kids can make their own chalk art creations at the library in advance of Wausau's annual ChalkFest!

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Read With a Friend Day

All-Ages Drop-in Read with a friend at the library or make new friends with other library patrons!

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Escape From the Deathday Dungeon: A Harry Potter Escape Room Experience

All-Ages Registration Back by popular demand! Bring your friends or family and see if you can solve the puzzles in time to escape Nearly Headless Nick and the Dungeon!

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Ollivander's Wand Shop

All-Ages Celebrate Harry Potter's birthday by making your own magic wand at the library!

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Friends of MCPL Book Sale

All-Ages Drop-in Browse through thousands of items for sale at low prices during this quarterly book sale!

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Free Family Pool Day!

Kids & Teens Drop-in Children and their families can enjoy a FREE day at Wausau's outdoor pools just by showing their library card! One card per family.

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DIY Galaxy Jars & Slime

Kids & Teens Drop-in Make your own slime and mini galaxy in a jar during this tween/teen event!

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Hobbies & Crafts Night

All-Ages Drop-in Hobby and craft enthusiasts are welcome to join us every month for a night of creating and socializing!

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Coffee Filter Candy Corn

All-Ages Drop-in Get in the mood for fall by making a craft inspired by a traditional autumn treat - candy corn!

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