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Children's Events

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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 6/86/14/21 @ Online (See event details.)
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Summer Tails

Children Join us for stories and activities in the great outdoors outside of the library!

  • Wed., 6/16/21, 22:30 p.m. @ Lions Park (Spencer)
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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 the first sale in more than one year! If you're not a member and want to browse and buy, you can join on the spot!

  • Sat., 6/19/21, 9:30 a.m.3:30 p.m. @ MCPL Wausau

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Rainbow Fish

Children Stop by any MCPL location in June and pick up a craft kit for a bright and beautiful rainbow fish you can create at home! No aquarium needed!

  • 6/16/30/21 @ All MCPL Locations

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Trail Tales Along Wausau's River Edge Parkway!

Children Drop-in Take a scenic walk this summer along Wausau's riverfront, and keep children interested with fun stories along the way!

  • 6/147/19/21 @ River Edge Parkway

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Fairy Tale Story Time

Children Make a wish upon a star and join us for a special outdoor story time in Rothschild with fairy tales, songs and dancing!

  • Tue., 6/22/21, 11:30 a.m.12 p.m. @ MCPL Rothschild

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Beach Party Story Time

Children Join us for an outdoor Beach Party Story Time with all sorts of fun songs and stories!

  • Tue., 7/13/21, 10:3011 a.m. @ MCPL Hatley
  • Wed., 7/14/21, 10:3011:30 a.m. @ MCPL Stratford

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Bug Hotel!

Children Where do bugs sleep at night? You might find out and have fun with a couple kinds of bug hotel projects, too! Available for pickup in July at any MCPL location.

  • 7/17/30/21 @ All MCPL Locations

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Library Card Pool Day

All-Ages Drop-in A library card is good for more than just books, movies or music! Any MCPL patron can use their card for free entry to any of Wausau's outdoor pools!

  • Tue., 8/3/21, 17:30 p.m. @ Wausau Outdoor Pools

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Chalkfest Story Time

Children Bring your budding artists to the library for this fun, interactive story time all about chalk art!

  • Wed., 8/11/21, 10:3011:30 a.m. @ MCPL Stratford

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Sidewalk Chalk Art

Kids & Teens Drop-in Share your creativity with others at the library by decorating our sidewalks with chalk art!

  • 8/238/27/21 @ MCPL Hatley

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Fun Feathered Magpie Magnet

Children Drop-in Stop by any MCPL location in August and pick up a fun craft kit to create your own feathered magnet!

  • 8/18/31/21 @ All MCPL Locations

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