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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 May 31, 2019.

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Design Your Own Butterfly Garden

All-Ages Learn about the importance of butterflies to nature, the species that are native to Wisconsin and built a butterfly garden, with all supplies provided!

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Show Us Your Bookface!

All-Ages Drop-in Take a bookface selfie that you can post on social media for others to see!​

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Building Challenges

Children Drop-in See what you can build using a variety of household items during this week-long building challenge!

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Hatching Eggs

Children Drop-in Craft your own egg to "hatch" and see what kind of animal emerges from it!

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Book-to-Movie Night
"Ella Enchanted"

All-Ages All ages are invited to watch the film adaptation of "Ella Enchanted" then discuss how the movie compares to the book by Gail Carson Levine!

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Kids' Needle Arts Night: Dry Felting

Kids & Teens Registration Kids, tweens and teens can learn how to do dry felting and make their own project, with all supplies provided!

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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! Free and open to the public, and participants are asked to bring their own supplies.

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Wordstock: Three Days of Peace and Poetry

All-Ages Drop-in Attend this three-day poetry event, where different poetry activities will be offered for all ages each day!

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Create a Catapult!

Children Get ready to launch! We'll be making catapults out of some common craft supplies and not only test them, but challenge participants with different obstacles!

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Teen Book Club: "Property of the Rebel Librarian" by Allison Varnes

Teens Join us for our monthly Teen Book Club, where we'll discuss this book about books, libraries and one child's love of reading!

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Create your own Pinwheels

Children Are you ready for spring and summer? Stop by the library to create your own pinwheel to capture the warmer breezes!

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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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SLP Ocean Suncatchers

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

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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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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 and Slime

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

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Hobbies and 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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