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Wausau Family Story Time

Children Children and their parents and caregivers are invited to join us in Wausau for stories, songs and more every Tuesday and Thursday!

  • Thu., 12/8/22, 1010:30 a.m. @ MCPL Wausau
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Aquarium Anniversary Touch Pool & Activities

Children Join us in celebrating 10 years of the Phyllis Donner Aquarium at the library! We'll have a touch pool with small aquatic creatures and our aquarium expert will be on hand to answer questions!

  • Thu., 12/8/22, 1010:30 a.m. @ MCPL Wausau
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Pokemon Club

Children Our popular Pokemon Club is back at the library! Join us on the second Tuesday of every month, starting Sept. 13!

  • Tue., 12/13/22, 45 p.m. @ MCPL Wausau

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Wausau Play & Learn Story Time

Children Join us in Wausau every Wednesday for a story, music, crafts and much more with a special story time led by Children's Wisconsin!

  • Wed., 12/14/22, 1011 a.m. @ MCPL Wausau
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Readers Are Writers: Tween Writing Group

Children Registration Drop-in Tweens ages 8-14 are invited to participate in a new virtual writing group with activities tailored to their age group and new content each month! Registration is required.

  • Register 12/112/31/22 @ Online (See event details.)

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Grab & Go
Snow Globe

Children Drop-in No need to step outside to play in the snow (even though that's super fun): Stop by any MCPL location to pick up a grab and go kit to create your very own snow globe!

  • 12/112/31/22 @ All MCPL Locations

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Grab & Go
Felt Pin

Adults Drop-in Create a fashionable felt flower pin with this grab and go kit available (while they last) at all MCPL locations in December!

  • 12/112/31/22 @ All MCPL Locations

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Spanish Play & Learn

Children Join Children's Wisconsin at the library for a special story time entirely in Spanish!

  • Thu., 12/15/22, 11 a.m.12:30 p.m. @ MCPL Wausau
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Friends of MCPL Members-Only Sale

Adults Drop-in Our Friends of MCPL welcome members of the group for a monthly sale on the third Saturday! If you're not a member, you can join on the spot to access all the great material!

  • Sat., 12/17/22, 9:30 a.m.3:30 p.m. @ MCPL Wausau
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Children's Matinee: "Abominable"

Children Movies are back at the library! Join us for a screening of the winter-themed flick "Abominable"!

  • Wed., 12/28/22, 13 p.m. @ MCPL Wausau

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Children's Matinee: "Frozen II"

Children Movies are back at the library! Join us at the library for a showing of Frozen II during winter break! Free and BYO popcorn!

  • Thu., 12/29/22, 13 p.m. @ MCPL Wausau

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Upcycled Paper Houses

Children Drop-in Children and their parents and caregivers are invited to stop by the library over the winter break to create cute little upcycled houses!

  • 12/2712/31/22 @ MCPL Wausau

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Bouncing Babies Story Time

Children Babies and their caregivers are invited to the library for 20 minutes of lap-sit story time! What is lap-sit story time? Babies sit in a caregivers lap and enjoy songs and rhymes while bouncing along!

  • Tue., 1/3/23, 1010:30 a.m. @ MCPL Wausau
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Wausau Play & Learn Story Time

Children Join us for a story, music, crafts and much more every Wednesday led by Children's Wisconsin during our Play and Learn Story Time!

  • Wed., 1/4/23, 1011 a.m. @ MCPL Wausau
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Wausau Family Story Time

Children Children and their parents and caregivers are invited to join us in Wausau for story times twice each week!

  • Thu., 1/5/23, 1010:30 a.m. @ MCPL Wausau
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Young Foodies: MyPlate Charcuterie Boards

Kids & Teens Registration Join 4-H educator, Jasmine, for a fun, hands-on, educational activity to learn about MyPlate foods for charcuterie boards and make your own! This event includes a field trip to the winter market!

  • Register Sat., 1/7/23, 9:3011:30 a.m. @ MCPL Wausau

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Tales for Tots Story Time

Children Little movers and their parents and caregivers, join us for a fun and interactive story time every Monday geared for toddlers!

  • Mon., 1/9/23, 1010:30 a.m. @ MCPL Wausau
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Pokemon Club

Children Drop-in Calling all Pokemon fans! Our popular Pokemon Club is back at the library! Join us each month to gather with other fans.

  • Tue., 1/10/23, 45 p.m. @ MCPL Wausau
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Intro to Online Job Searching

Adults Registration Looking for, or applying for, a job online can be an intimidating experience and MCPL wants to help! Join us for a class on setting up an email and other job search tools. Registration required.

  • Wed., 1/11/23, 1:303 p.m. @ MCPL Wausau
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Badger Aces With Mike O'Connor

Adults Join us at the library for a compelling presentation by author Mike O'Connor on ace fighter pilots from Wisconsin through WWI up to the Vietnam War!

  • Thu., 1/12/23, 6:307:30 p.m. @ MCPL Wausau

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Make a Light-Up Headband!

Adults Registration Get crafty and learn a bit about electricity at the same time as we invite adults to join us in creating a headband that lights up! Registration required.

  • Wed., 1/18/23, 1:303 p.m. @ MCPL Wausau
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Teen Book Tasting

Teens Teens are invited to get a (figurative) "taste" for a wide variety of books during our the library book tasting event. You might find your new favorite book!

  • Wed., 1/18/23, 67 p.m. @ MCPL Wausau
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MCPL Movie Night
"Where the Crawdads Sing"

Adults & Teens Movies are back at the library! Join us for an evening screening of the film adaptation of Delia Owens' massively successful book, "Where the Crawdads Sing."

  • Thu., 1/26/23, 5:307:30 p.m. @ MCPL Wausau

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Grab & Go
Thimble Bouquet Pendant

Adults Drop-in Stop by any MCPL location in January and pick up a kit to make a unique thimble pendant!

  • 1/21/31/23 @ All MCPL Locations

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Readers Are Writers: Tween Writing Group

Kids & Teens Registration Drop-in Tweens ages 8-14 are invited to participate in a virtual writing group with activities tailored to their age group and new content each month! Registration is required.

  • Register 1/11/31/23 @ Online (See event details.)
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Shattering Boomerang Grab & Go

Children Drop-in A fun craft that you're supposed to shatter? Yes, please! Stop by any MCPL location in January to pick up a grab and go kit with supplies and instructions for a shattering boomerang and target!

  • 1/31/31/23 @ All MCPL Locations

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Book Bowl: The Prequel

Children Elementary age students are invited to the library for a fun, friendly morning of games while preparing for the Wausau School District's 2023 Book Bowl Competition!

  • Sat., 2/4/23, 1011:30 a.m. @ MCPL Wausau

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Friends of MCPL Book Sale

All-Ages Drop-in Stop by the library during our Friends of MCPL sale and you just might find your next treasured item: a book, a movie or something else from the wide variety of materials available!

  • 2/12/4/23 @ MCPL Wausau

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Elephant & Piggie Party

Children Come to the library for a morning of celebrating all things Elephant and Piggie with stories, crafts and more!

  • Thu., 2/9/23, 1011 a.m. @ MCPL Wausau
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Dry Needle Felting for Teens

Teens Hey Teens! If you're into crafting, or if you're interested in learning a fun and easy craft, join us for either (or both) of two sessions of dry needle felting!

  • Wed., 2/15/23, 67:30 p.m. @ MCPL Wausau
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LENA Start

Adults Registration Join other parents in learning how to talk more with your baby through the LENA Start program! Classes held at several different sites and virtually in the fall. Registration required by Feb. 20.

  • Mon., 2/20/23 @ MCPL Wausau

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Job Search Bootcamp

Adults Registration Want to get a jump start on your job searching? Need help putting together a resume? Join us for Job Search Boot Camp at the library!

  • Wed., 2/22/23, 14:45 p.m. @ MCPL Wausau

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Local Leader Chat With the Wausau Police Department

Adults Join us at the library for a chat with Wausau Police Chief Ben Bliven and Deputy Chief Matthew Barnes about their department, current events, and take some of your questions!

  • Tue., 2/28/23, 1011 a.m. @ MCPL Wausau

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Read Across America Day

Children Help us celebrate Read Across America Day on March 2 with our favorite activity - reading!

  • Thu., 3/2/23 @ MCPL Wausau

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Let's Talk! Social Hour

Adults A library encouraging people to talk? Yes, and the public is invited! Stop by the afternoon or evening of March 15 to chat with others during a roundtable social hour.

  • Wed., 3/15/23, 12 p.m. @ MCPL Wausau
  • Wed., 3/15/23, 6:307:30 p.m. @ MCPL Wausau
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Wausau School District Art Cluster

Children Drop-in View the artistic talent from Wausau 4th- and 5th-grade students in early March! the library is happy to host the incredible Art Cluster exhibit again for two weeks. See it anytime we're open!

  • 3/33/17/23 @ MCPL Wausau

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