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Events: Tweens


Bookface Selfie Challenge!

Mon., 4/9/18 - Mon., 4/30/18 @ MCPL Stratford
All-Ages Event Drop-in Visit our Stratford Branch throughout April to take a bookface selfie that you can post on social media for others to see!​
National Library Week Activities Stratford Adults Children Tweens Teens

After School Experiments

Thu., 4/26/18, 4pm - 5pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children's Event Join us each month to participate in a variety of hands-on experiments related to math and science! Free and no registration required, all supplies provided.
Art Hands-on Learning Science Technology Wausau Children Tweens

Make a Mini Journal

Thu., 5/3/18, 1pm - 7pm @ MCPL Athens
All-Ages Event Drop-in Patrons of all ages are invited to make and decorate their own mini journals using a variety of craft supplies at our Athens Branch!
Activities Hands-on Learning Crafts Athens Adults Children Teen Tweens

Pokemon Club

Thu., 5/3/18, 4pm - 4:45pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children's Event Join fellow Pokemon fans for a monthly gathering of all things Pokemon, including new activities each month and the opportunity to play the Pokemon trading card game and (with parental permission) trade Pokemon cards! Free and no registration required.
Games Crafts Activities Wausau Children Tweens

You Do Sudoku

Fri., 5/11/18, 12pm - 4pm @ MCPL Marathon City
Kids & Teens Event Children, tweens, and teens are invited to the library to work on sudoku puzzles. Library staff will be able to teach participants how to do the puzzles and there will be varying levels of difficulty offered.
Activities Marathon City Children Grades K 5 Teens Tweens

Chat & Challenge
Tween Book Club: "One Crazy Summer" by Rita Williams-Garcia

Thu., 5/17/18, 4pm - 4:45pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children's Event Tweens can discuss "One Crazy Summer" by Rita Williams-Garcia and compete in some fun "Minute to Win It"-style challenges!
Book Club Games Activities Wausau Children Tweens

Hobbies and Crafts Night

All-Ages Event Drop-in Hobby and craft enthusiasts are welcome to join us every month for a night of creating and socializing!
More events in this series (8). » Activities Art Crafts Hatley Adults Children Tweens Teens

Paper Airplane Contest

Thu., 5/24/18, 3pm - 4pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Kids & Teens Event Celebrate National Paper Airplane Day with a paper airplane making and flying contest at our Mosinee Branch!
Activities Hands-on Learning Mosinee Children Teens Tweens

Pennies For Animals

Mon., 6/11/18, 9am - Sat., 8/11/18, 5pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children's Event Drop-in Over the summer children will have the chance to help animals in need starting in our area! We will be accepting pennies and other monetary donations in a jar during ... (read more)
Community Animals Wausau Children Tweens

Tom Pease

Children's Event Children's musician (and MCPL favorite) Tom Pease returns to rock the library this summer with a wonderful blend of songs, humor and stories!
More events in this series (6). » Music Tom Pease Slp Wausau Children Grades K 5 Preschool Tweens

Kindness Rocks: A Rock Painting Party

Children's Event Drop-in Kids of all ages can paint their own design or positive message onto decorative rocks and then hide them around their community! Free, with all supplies provided.
Art Crafts Community Slp Nature Marathon City Children Grades K 5 Tweens

Family Game Night

All-Ages Event Visit our Wausau Headquarters for a fun and entertaining game night for folks of all ages!
More events in this series (5). » Activities Games Slp Wausau Adults Children Teens Tweens

Marker Explosions!

Tue., 7/3/18, 2pm - 3pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Teen & Adult Event Teens and adults are invited to make their own firework-like designs on tiles and fabrics during this Fourth of July-inspired craft event!
Slp Art Crafts Activities Hands-on Activities Holiday Mosinee Adults Teens Tweens

"Rock Around Spencer" Geology Tour!

Mon., 7/9/18 - Fri., 7/13/18 @ MCPL Spencer
Kids & Teens Event Drop-in Visit our Spencer Branch for clues, then embark on a geology trek around the Village of Spencer during this week-long event!
Nature Outdoors Community Slp Activities Off Site Spencer Children Teens Tweens

CD Scratch Art

Fri., 7/13/18, 11am - 4pm @ MCPL Marathon City
Kids & Teens Event Tweens and teens are invited to the Marathon City Branch to create their own wall hanging using compact discs!
Art Crafts Summer Crafts Slp Marathon City Children Teens Tweens

Kids Needle Arts Night

Wed., 7/25/18, 4pm - 6:45pm @ MCPL Marathon City
Kids & Teens Event Kids, tweens and teens are invited to learn the basics of finger knitting and make their own knitted accessories during this free program at our Marathon City Branch!
Activities Crafts Hands-on Learning Knit Night Slp Marathon City Children Grades K 5 Teens Tweens

Ollivander's Wand Shop

Tue., 7/31/18, 3pm - 4pm @ MCPL Mosinee
All-Ages Event Celebrate Harry Potter's birthday by making your own magic wand at our Mosinee Branch!
Crafts Hands-on Activities Activities Slp Mosinee Children Tweens Teens Adults

Chalk Up A Storm: Sidewalk Chalk Drawing

Mon., 8/6/18, 10am - Sat., 8/11/18, 1:45pm @ MCPL Marathon City
Kids & Teens Event Drop-in Kids, tweens, teens and their families are invited to decorate the sidewalk outside the library during this week.
Activities Art Hands-on Activities Marathon City Children Grades K 5 Teens Tweens All Ages

Free Family Pool Day

Tue., 8/7/18, 1pm - 7:45pm @ Wausau Outdoor Pools
All-Ages Event 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.
Outdoor Recreation Off-site Slp Community Wausau Outdoor Pools Adults Children Tweens Teens

Scrabble Week

Mon., 8/27/18 - Fri., 8/31/18 @ MCPL Athens
All-Ages Event Drop-in Stop by our Athens Branch to play a friendly game of Scrabble during this week-long drop-in event!
Games Slp Activities Athens Adults Children Tweens Teens

Origami Afternoon

All-Ages Event Drop-in Come try your hand at folding paper into various creative shapes at our Athens Branch! All ages welcome.
More events in this series (2). » Activities Hands-on Activities Crafts Art Athens Adults Children Tweens Teens

Still Life Sketching

Mon., 9/24/18, 1pm - Wed., 9/26/18, 4pm @ MCPL Athens
All-Ages Event Drop-in Sketch a variety of still life drawings during this creative all-ages event!
Art Hands-on Activities Activities Athens Adults Children Tweens Teens

Scratch Art Creations

Fri., 10/26/18, 1pm - 4pm @ MCPL Hatley
Kids & Teens Event Drop-in Kids can make bookmarks, drawings and other works of art using scratch art paper! Free, with all supplies provided.
Art Crafts Activities Hands-on Activities Hatley Children Tweens Teens