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Kids' Corner

Events: Tweens

3D Paper Sculptures

Children's Event Drop-in Children of all ages are invited to drop in at the library to explore the wonderful versatility of paper and create three dimensional paper sculptures.

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Still Life Sketching

All-Ages Event Drop-in Sketch a variety of still life drawings during this creative all-ages event!

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CWBF: Trace: An Art and Poetry Exhibit

Teen & Adult Event Drop-in We're thrilled to be working with the Center for Visual Arts in Wausau to include a special, unique exhibit of poetry and art during the Central Wisconsin Book Festival!

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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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Firefighters: Meet Wausau's Finest

Children's Event Come and listen to some stories read by firefighters from the Wausau Fire Department, hear about fire prevention and get an up-close look at some of their gear and equipment!

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CWBF: Comics Workshop with Duachaka Her

Teen & Adult Event Do you have an interest in – maybe even a flair for – comics, cartoons and illustration? Learn more about it and try some art yourself during a workshop with cartoonist and illustrator Duachaka Her!

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Which is Better? Book-to-Movie Night: "Charlotte's Web"

All-Ages Event All ages are invited to watch the film adaptation of "Charlotte's Web," then discuss how the movie compares to E.B. White's classic book!

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Pokemon Club

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! Free, with no registration required.

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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!

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Harvest Fest Stories and Crafts!

Children's Event MCPL Wausau is happy to be a part of the plethora of activities during Harvest Fest!

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LEGO® Block Party

Children's Event Drop-in Children of all ages and their families are invited to build creative projects using LEGO blocks! All blocks will be provided. Free and no registration required.

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Stratford Stitchers & Rippers

Kids & Teens Event Do some math work with your patchwork! Join us every other Tuesday in Stratford to discover the beauty of math through the art of quilting!

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Raptors of Wisconsin

All-Ages Event Join us in welcoming the Raptor Education Group, Inc. to the Marathon County Public Library!

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Scratch Art Creations

Kids & Teens Event Drop-in Kids can make bookmarks, drawings and other works of art using scratch art paper! Free, with all supplies provided.

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Haunted Wausau: An Evening with the Wausau Paranormal Research Society

Teen & Adult Event Shawn Blaschka of the Wausau Paranormal Research Society (WPRS) will deliver a fascinating and chilling presentation about paranormal occurrences and investigations from the Central Wisconsin and nearby areas!

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Day of the Dead Origami Bookmarks

Kids & Teens Event Drop-in Celebrate the Mexican holiday of Día de los Muertos by making decorated skull-shaped bookmarks!

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Word Play!

Kids & Teens Event Drop-in Kids, tweens and teens are invited to play fun vocabulary-building board games or to work on word puzzles like crosswords, word searches and word chains!

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Family Game Day

All-Ages Event Drop-in Bring your family to the library for a fun day of gaming! Board and card games for all ages will be available.

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Create a Scarecrow

All-Ages Event Drop-in Stop by the library to craft your own scarecrow, with all supplies provided!

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DIY Paper Snowflake Designs

All-Ages Event Drop-in Turn the library into a winter wonderland by making paper snowflakes and other winter designs!

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Which is Better? Book-to-Movie Night: "Holes"

All-Ages Event All ages are invited to watch the 2003 film adaptation of "Holes" then discuss how the movie compares to book by Louis Sachar!

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Create Your Own Holiday Cards

All-Ages Event Drop-in Patrons of all ages can make their own handmade holiday cards using a variety supplies! Free, with all supplies provided.

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Knitting Without Needles

All-Ages Event Drop-in Make your own knitted accessories by finger knitting and arm knitting at the library!

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Needle Arts at the Library

All-Ages Event 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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Which is Better? Book-to-Movie Night: "Bridge to Terabithia"

All-Ages Event All ages are invited to watch the film adaptation of "Bridge to Terabithia" then discuss how the movie compares to the book by Katherine Paterson!

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Kids' Needle Arts Night: Dry Felting

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

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