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Children's Events

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Marble Maze Run

Children Drop-in Kids can make their own fun mini marble maze track with this Grab & Go kit!

  • 11/111/30/21 @ All MCPL Locations

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Family Story Time

Children Follow along with a variety of stories, songs and other activities shared by library staff on Facebook or YouTube! New programs every week!

  • Attend 11/3012/6/21 @ Online (See event details.)

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Fine Motor Aquarium

Children Drop-in Kids can create their own craft aquarium with this Grab & Go kit!

  • 12/112/31/21 @ All MCPL Locations

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Friends of the Library Members-Only Sale!

All-Ages Drop-in Our Friends of the Library are excited to welcome back their members for their monthly sales! If you're not a member and want to browse and buy, you can join on the spot!

  • Sat., 12/18/21, 9:30 a.m.3:30 p.m. @ MCPL Wausau
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Winter Fest: Snow Globes!

Children Drop-in Stop by the library if you're out and about during Winter Fest and pick up a take-home kit to create your own snow globe!

  • Sat., 1/29/22, 9 a.m.5 p.m. @ MCPL Wausau

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Teleidoscope Grab & Go

Children Drop-in Stop by any MCPL location in January to pick up a grab and go kit for young ones to create their own teleidoscope!

  • 1/31/31/22 @ All MCPL Locations

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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!

  • 2/22/5/22 @ MCPL Wausau

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Little Art Show

All-Ages Drop-in Stop by the library anytime in February (or our branches soon after) to see a display of creative "Little Treasures" creations submitted by our patrons!

  • 2/12/28/22 @ MCPL Wausau

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Craft Stick Launcher

Children Drop-in Stop by any MCPL location in February to pick up a fun grab and go craft kit that will encourage young ones to (safely) use some engineering skills!

  • 2/12/28/22 @ All MCPL Locations

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Spring Poetry Contest for Youth

Kids & Teens Drop-in Young writers between the ages of 9-18 are invited to send us original, unpublished poems for our spring poetry contest! Winners will receive recognition and prizes! Must be Marathon County resident.

  • 1/15/27/22 @ All MCPL Locations

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