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Kids' Corner

Events: Tweens

Pennies For Animals

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 at the Children's Desk, and kids can vote on the recipient!

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Kindness Rocks: A Rock Painting Party

All-Ages 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.

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Kids Needle Arts Night

Kids & Teens Event Drop-in Kids, tweens and teens are invited to learn the basics of finger knitting and make their own knitted accessories during this free program at the library!

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Chalk Up A Storm: Sidewalk Chalk Drawing

Kids & Teens Event Drop-in Kids, tweens, teens and their families are invited to decorate the sidewalk outside the library during this week.

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Free Family Pool Day

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.

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Family Game Night

All-Ages Event Drop-in Visit the library for a fun and entertaining game night for folks of all ages!

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MCPL DIY
Beauty Products

Teen & Adult Event Drop-in Join us to learn how to make your own beauty products and take it home with you!

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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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Scrabble Week

All-Ages Event Drop-in Stop by the library to play a friendly game of Scrabble during this week-long drop-in event!

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Origami Afternoon

All-Ages Event Drop-in Come try your hand at folding paper into various creative shapes at the library! All ages welcome.

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Pokemon Club

Children's Event Drop-in 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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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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Button Making For Tweens and Teens

Kids & Teens Event Drop-in Teens and tweens are invited to stop by the library and get creative designing their own buttons.

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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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Firefighters: Meet Wausau's Finest

Children's Event Drop-in 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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Which is Better? Book-to-Movie Night: "Charlotte's Web"

All-Ages Event Drop-in 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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Stratford Stitchers & Rippers

Kids & Teens Event Drop-in 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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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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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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Which is Better? Book-to-Movie Night: "Holes"

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

All-Ages Event Drop-in 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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