Children LEGO® (and movie) lovers young and old are welcome to join us for Family Film Friday in April!
Children Bring your entire family to story time! Children of all ages and parents/guardians are welcome to this 30-minute program.
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. Caregiver-child interaction is stressed in Book Babies, so children must be accompanied by an adult.
Adults Registration Did you know a MCPL card gives you access to thousands of books and audiobooks available to download for free with a few taps or clicks on your computer, smartphone or tablet? Let us show you how it works!
Children Enjoy books, songs and fingerplays with your toddler at this fun and lively story time! We have two half-hour sessions at 10am and 10:30am - stop by for either one!
Children Get ready to launch! We'll be making catapults out of some common craft supplies and not only test them, but challenge participants with different obstacles!
Children This 30-minute program will help prepare your preschooler for kindergarten with stories, songs, rhymes and other early literacy activities.
Children Children of all ages are invited to use their imagination and creativity! These fun-filled, 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 Join us for special money-related activities for kids, in collaboration with the Get Smart Wausau Coalition!
Children Join us for a special story time filled with relaxing stories, music and movement - pajamas, blankets and stuffed animals encouraged!
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!
Kids & Adults In celebration of Children's Book Week, Wisconsin author Stephani Curran will visit us and talk about her book "Rock on, Kindness!"
Kids & Adults To prepare for our annual Summer Library Program, MCPL-Wausau will be taking a story time break. Our summer session starts June 8!
Children Join us for a fun fairy party with stories and a DIY light-up fairy jar before "Finding Neverland" at The Grand Theater. Costumes encouraged!
Teens Drop-in Teens are welcome to meet others, volunteer and help plan library programs through our Teen Advisory Group (TAG). The group will not have an official meeting in May, but stop by for some karaoke and learn more about TAG when it restarts in August!
Teens Teens are welcome to join us and bring their friends to sing the night away with karaoke!
Adults & Teens MCPL Wausau is happy to welcome back outdoor enthusiast John E. Van Barriger to share another of his adventures - a return trip to Alaska's Yukon River! It was a journey fraught with challenges but also included many rewarding moments!
Adults Join us for a special presentation that explores what day-to-day life is like for a Muslim woman living in central Wisconsin!
Children Join us for Family Film Friday (and bring snacks if you'd like!) as we show the film version of Madeline L'Engle's famous novel!
Adults Poetry and literature lovers are invited to join us for a special celebration marking the 200th birthday of Walt Whitman! Attendees are especially encouraged to bring a favorite Whitman poem to share with the group!
Children Join us for Family Film Friday about Dory's epic adventure to find her parents!
Children Visit the library for a morning of stories, crafts and sea creatures during our story time celebrating World Oceans Day!
Children Join us for a story time and toddler dance party featuring stories, music, props and more!
Children Get ready for a great performance by beloved children's musician Tom Pease!
Adults Stop by the library to create a unique gift for your dad or grandpa (or someone else's) ahead of Father's Day!
Children Join Jim Lenz as he infuses comedy, drama, audience participation, and his love of science into one unique, zany, and unforgettable performance!
Adults Create your own artistic renderings of the night sky!
Children Blast off with Magic Bob and get lost in space! With the help of Magic Bob, kids will discover (or rediscover) that every time they open a book, they blast off on an amazing adventure.
Children Come explore a cosmos of comedy with former Ringling Bros. circus clowns Miller & Mike for their fast-paced, fun show!
All-Ages Learn about various UFO sightings that happened in Wisconsin!
Children Blast off with Randy Peterson and into the universe of music during our Summer Library Program!
All-Ages To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, join us to watch footage of the event as it happened!
Children Touch mammoth tusks, bear skulls, and more as Sean the Mammoth Hunter talks about life in the Ice Age!
Children To prepare for the transition from summer to fall, the library will be taking a story time break from Aug. 10-Sept. 2!
Adults & Teens Join us for this special documentary screening - before it airs on public television - about one family's journey to resurrect a dairy farm in rural America.