Children Children of all ages are invited to use their imagination and creativity! These fun, 60-90 minute programs feature a different story each week, followed by songs and supplemental activities. Offered in partnership with the Family Resource Center.
Children Enjoy books, songs and fingerplays with your toddler at this fun and lively story time!
Children This 30-minute program will help prepare your preschooler for kindergarten with stories, songs, rhymes and other early literacy activities.
Children Hear songs played on the violin and try out a violin yourself during this story time combining tales and tunes!
Children Join us for 20 minutes of "lap sit" story time for children birth to 23 months! Listen and interact with your baby through books, songs, rhymes and other activities.
Adults & Teens Join us in the library for a free screening of a new film that takes place in a library! As always, BYOP (bring your own popcorn!)
Children It's all about that hep cat Pete as we celebrate a new book coming out in September with stories and crafts!
Children Attend this pirate-themed story time event - or walk the plank!
All-Ages The Central Wisconsin Book Festival returns for its third year to bring a wide variety of authors and artists to the Wausau area for readings, workshops and much more!
Adults Calling all poets! Join us during the Central Wisconsin Book Festival for a workshop on activist poetry with Wisconsin's Poet Laureate!
Adults & Teens We're excited to welcome back to the Wausau area historian and author Charles Hughes to discuss the intersection of pop culture with issues of race!
Adults & Teens The Central Wisconsin Book Festival is thrilled that poet, essayist and cultural critic Hanif Abdurraqib will join us for one of our festival's headline events to read from his newest poetry collection.
All-Ages Learn more about the extraordinary geology and history of Wisconsin's state parks during the Central Wisconsin Book Festival!
Children Bring your entire family to story time! Children of all ages and parents/guardians are welcome to this 30-minute program. Enjoy learning with all of your children through stories, songs and other literature-based activities.
Adults If you've ever thought about writing a family memoir, join us for a workshop during the Central Wisconsin Book Festival to learn some tips and techniques!
Adults & Teens Hear a fascinating, true tale with author Jen Rubin of a family, a business and a neighborhood during the Central Wisconsin Book Festival.
Adults & Teens Hear from three acclaimed authors about their writing methods and techniques, and why they do what they do, during this Central Wisconsin Book Festival panel discussion!
Adults & Teens Whether you lived through the 1960s, or you're a history buff yearning to learn, join us for a talk about the scene in Wisconsin's capital city in the Sixties!
Adults The Central Wisconsin Book Festival welcomes award-winning Wisconsin author Liam Callanan to join us for a reading of his work!
Adults & Teens Hear the work of Wisconsin's poetry ambassador during the Central Wisconsin Book Festival!
Adults & Teens The Central Wisconsin Book Festival welcomes writer and artist Craig Thompson back to his native Wisconsin to talk about his work - including a new series partly set in his native Marathon County!
Adults What's it like to hike more than 1,000 miles across Wisconsin? Find out from someone with first-hand knowledge during the Central Wisconsin Book Festival!
Adults & Teens Join us during the Central Wisconsin Book Festival to hear poets from around the state read their work, including featured guest Bruce Dethlefsen!
Adults One of Wisconsin's most popular authors, Victoria Houston, is coming back to join us during the Central Wisconsin Book Festival to read from and talk about her newest book in the Loon Lake mystery series!
Children Join us for a special story time filled with relaxing stories, music and movement - pajamas, blankets and stuffed animals encouraged!
Adults Join us for a free screening of a moving documentary on childhood trauma and its impacts on adulthood. This film is offered in partnership with Wisconsin Public Television and the Wisconsin Library Association.
Children 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!
Children Hear fall-themed stories and make a variety of crafts during this event, part of Wausau Events' Harvest Fest!
Children Hear stories about city buses, make crafts and take a ride on a Wausau Metro Ride bus!
Adults Create a spooky masterpiece using tiles and acrylic paint!
Children Visit the library for free screenings of the 2019 film "Toy Story 4!"
Adults Join us for another demonstration of creating delicious food with public television's Inga Witscher!
Children Help us light up the library with this glow-in-the-dark story time!
Children Watch (and sing along to) "Frozen" during fun, family sing-along event!