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Notes of Encouragement

All-Ages Registration Drop-in Stop by the library to pick up supplies for making cards of thanks and encouragement to health care workers, then drop them off and we'll take it from there!

  • 10/510/30/20 @ MCPL Marathon City

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crafted bats and plastic spiders

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Coffee Filter Bat Craft

Children Registration Drop-in Show some love for bats this fall, and get creative at the same time, with this fun take-home craft project!

  • 10/2610/30/20 @ MCPL Athens

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Pokemon Suncatcher

Children Drop-in All ages of Pokemon fans will enjoy making this Pokeball suncatcher craft!

  • 10/2611/6/20 @ MCPL Wausau

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colorful alphabet letters

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Letter of the Week

Children Registration Drop-in Let's learn our letters with books and fun activities for your little one(s)!

  • 10/2610/30/20 @ MCPL Rothschild
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origami owls and monsters

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Origami Bookmarks

Children Registration Drop-in Whoooo ... made that awesome bookmark? You can with a grab and go kit with everything you'll need for an origami bookmark!

  • 10/2610/30/20 @ MCPL Hatley

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Weekly Story Time

Children Registration Drop-in Stop by the library and pick up a package of crafts, books and other activities to do your own story time at home! A different theme each week!

  • 10/2610/30/20 @ MCPL Edgar

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Virtual Story Time

Children Hear a variety of stories read by library staff live on Facebook!

  • Tue., 10/27/20, 1010:15 a.m. @ Facebook (Online)
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Colossal Fossils Presents...

Children Registration Join Colossal Fossils for a virtual 16-week course on all things dinosaurs, fossils, and mammoths in partnership with the Marathon County Public Library! New topic each week!

  • Register Tue., 10/27/20, 45 p.m. @ Zoom (Online)
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handmade notebooks

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Make Your Own Notebook

Kids & Teens Registration Drop-in Celebrate Picture Book Month with a recycled book project available in a convenient take-home kit.

  • 11/211/6/20 @ MCPL Marathon City

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colorful pan flute made from paper and straws

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Homemade Pan Flute

Children Registration Drop-in Stop by the library to pick up a kit and make your own flute at home!

  • 11/211/6/20 @ MCPL Spencer

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National Adoption Month Read Aloud

Children November is National Adoption Month, so join us for a special read-aloud about families and adoption!

  • Wed., 11/4/20, 1010:15 a.m. @ Facebook (Online)

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colorful wet felted acorns

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Wet Felting Acorn

All-Ages Registration Drop-in Stop by the library to pick up a kit to create a lovely fall craft using the fun (and simple) technique of wet felting!

  • 11/911/13/20 @ MCPL Athens

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felt button turkeys

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Button Turkeys

Children Registration Drop-in Grab a premade kit for a fun fall craft to create your own felt turkey!

  • 11/911/13/20 @ MCPL Hatley

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"Wonder"-ful Kindness

Children Registration Drop-in To celebrate World Kindness Day on the Nov. 13, pick up a kit at the library centered on all things kindness and featuring the book "Wonder" by RJ Palacio.

  • 11/911/13/20 @ MCPL Mosinee

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tissue paper paintings and art supplies

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Preschool Art Lab: Tissue Paper Painting

Children Registration Drop-in Preschoolers can make colorful tissue paper paintings at home with a convenient kit available for pickup at the library!

  • 11/1611/20/20 @ MCPL Rothschild

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Hibernation Station Story Time & Grab & Go Craft!

Children Registration Drop-in The forest animals are getting sleepy... Enjoy a virtual Story Time with fun books and fascinating facts about our animal friends who are hibernating this winter, and a fun craft to go with it!

  • 11/1611/20/20 @ MCPL Stratford

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Thank You, Omu! Gratitude Jars

Children Registration Drop-in Stop by the library to pick up a family activity based on the book "Thank You, Omu" by Oge Mora.

  • 11/1611/20/20 @ MCPL Marathon City

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owls made from pine cones and felt

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Pinecone Owls!

Children Registration Drop-in Kids are invited to stop by the library to pick up a fun craft kit with supplies for your own pinecone owl!

  • 11/1811/25/20 @ MCPL Athens

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harmonica craft

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Make Your Own Harmonica

Children Registration Drop-in Explore the sounds of science with this awesome craft stick harmonica you can make at home!

  • 11/3012/4/20 @ MCPL Athens

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Magical Snowman

Children Drop-in Make a colorful, magical snowman with this Grab & Go kit!

  • 12/712/11/20 @ MCPL Spencer

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Colorful Winter Hat Craft

Children Drop-in Kids can make a colorful paper winter hat with supplies from this kit!

  • 12/712/11/20 @ MCPL Mosinee

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Paper Bag Snowflakes

All-Ages Drop-in All ages can stop by the library to pick up a fun winter craft kit containing supplies for making paper snowflakes!

  • 12/712/11/20 @ MCPL Stratford

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octopus craft

Eight-armed Octopus & the 8-yr-old Aquarium!

Children Drop-in Help us celebrate the 8th anniversary of the Phyllis Donner Aquarium with a special eight-armed octopus craft and link to a virtual story!

  • 12/712/18/20 @ MCPL Wausau

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colorful worms made from pipe cleaners, beads and googly eyes

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Pipe Cleaner Snake

Children Drop-in Kids can stop by the library to get a Grab & Go kit to make a pipe cleaner snake!

  • 12/1412/18/20 @ MCPL Rothschild

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