Children's Event 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.
- Tue., 8/21/18, 10–10:30am @ MCPL Athens
- Tue., 8/21/18, 10:30–11am @ MCPL Rothschild
- Tue., 8/21/18, 10:30–11am @ MCPL Hatley
- Wed., 8/22/18, 10:15–10:45am @ MCPL Stratford
- Thu., 8/23/18, 10:30–11am @ MCPL Marathon City
- Wed., 9/5/18, 10–10:30am @ MCPL Mosinee
- Thu., 9/6/18, 9:30–10am @ MCPL Edgar
- Sat., 9/8/18, 10:30–11am @ MCPL Wausau
- Wed., 9/12/18, 10–10:30am @ MCPL Spencer
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Children's Event 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.
- Tue., 8/21/18, 10:30am–12pm @ MCPL Athens
- Wed., 8/22/18, 10–11:30am @ MCPL Mosinee
- Wed., 8/22/18, 10–11am @ MCPL Spencer
- Wed., 8/22/18, 10:45am–12pm @ MCPL Stratford
- Thu., 8/23/18, 10–11:30am @ MCPL Hatley
- Thu., 8/23/18, 10–11:30am @ MCPL Edgar
- Fri., 8/24/18, 9:30–10:30am @ MCPL Wausau
- Tue., 9/4/18, 11am–12pm @ MCPL Rothschild
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Adult Event Join us for the monthly book club at the library! In the month of August, we'll read and discuss Edith Wharton's 1911 novel about a tragic love triangle. New people are always welcome!
Children's Event Enjoy books, songs and fingerplays with your toddler at this fun and lively story time! Two half-hour sessions at 10 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. - stop by for either one!
Children's Event Sensory Story Time is an inclusive weekly story time that has been adapted to meet the needs of children of all abilities, including those with Autism Spectrum Disorder, Sensory Processing Disorder, children who simply have difficulty sitting still, and their typically developing peers.
Children's Event This 30-minute program will help prepare your preschooler for kindergarten with stories, songs, rhymes and other early literacy activities.
Children's Event 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! Free, with no registration required.
Children's Event 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.
Children's Event Join us for a story time and toddler dance party featuring stories, music, props and more!
Kids & Teens Event Drop-in We're turning International Dot Day into Dot Week! Children can use dot markers to color in dot worksheets, and teens can practice their pointillism skills to create artwork. Children and teens can come any time during library hours.
Children's Event Join us for a mix of fun stories about art and create your own art using a variety of odd materials!
Children's Event Celebrate the arrival of fall with a fun craft you can take home! Free and all supplies provided.
Children's Event Autumn leaves are falling down! Join us for a special story time and help us welcome in the colorful autumn season with songs, crafts and games.
Children's Event Families of homeschooled children can hear stories, read, and participate in various activities related to the areas of science, technology, engineering, arts, and math.
Adult Event Learn how to use the Libby app to checkout and download e-books and audiobooks for free with your library card!
Adult Event Join us for the monthly book club at the library! In September, we'll read and discuss "The Orphan's Tale" by Pam Jenoff, and new people are always welcome!
Teen Event Join us for our monthly Teen Book Club, where we'll discuss this heartwarming tale about the bond between a dog and his humans.
All-Ages Event Join Brady Carlson for a fun tour of U.S. presidential gravesites and monuments, and the interesting ways in which we memorialize our past leaders, during this Central Wisconsin Book Festival event!
Children's Event Come and listen to some stories read by firefighters from the Wausau Fire Department, hear about fire prevention and get an up-close look at some of their gear and equipment!
All-Ages Event Learn about some of the famous and little-known jazz musicians with Wisconsin connections during this Central Wisconsin Book Festival event!
All-Ages Event All ages are invited to watch the film adaptation of "Charlotte's Web," then discuss how the movie compares to E.B. White's classic book!
Children's Event Meet a local police officer and hear stories about firefighters, police officers and other public servants!
Adult Event Do you love scrapbooking but lack the time or space to finish your projects? Stop by the library and work on it with other like-minded "scrappers."
Children's Event Celebrate Fire Prevention Week by hearing stories about fire safety, then meet a real-life firefighter during this special story time!
Kids & Teens Event Do some math work with your patchwork! Join us every other Tuesday in Stratford to discover the beauty of math through the art of quilting!
Kids & Teens Event Make a wand just like Harry Potter's during this free craft event!
Children's Event Test your problem-solving and teamwork skills as a family as you try to get out of our escape room! Free, with registration required.
Children's Event Join us for a special story time with stories and crafts appropriate for the fall holiday season!
Adult Event Stop by the library for a lively discussion of this best-selling book!
Teen Event Join us for our monthly Teen Book Club, where we'll discuss this eerie tale about a boy who is raised by the ghosts and other supernatural entities that inhabit a graveyard.
Children's Event Watch Disney/Pixar's "The Incredibles 2" for free at the library!
Children's Event Attend this story time about legendary creatures, make your own, and go on a hunt for the library hobgoblins!
Children's Event Join us for a fun, silly and not too-spooky Halloween-themed story time, featuring music, crafts and more!
Children's Event Kids can get ready for Halloween by making mini monsters and 3D hanging pumpkins at the library!
Teen Event Teens can find their next read by sampling a variety of books during Book Speed Dating!
Children's Event Hear stories about PJ Masks read by library staff and make themed crafts during our monthly Family Adventure Night!
Children's Event Hear stories and make fun crafts related to the PBS Kids show "Wild Kratts" during our monthly Family Adventure Night!
Children's Event Make a turkey windsock using a variety of craft supplies at the library!
Children's Event Celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday with stories and crafts at MCPL!
All-Ages Event All ages are invited to watch the 2003 film adaptation of "Holes" then discuss how the movie compares to book by Louis Sachar!
Adult Event Join us for the monthly book club at the library! In the month of November, we'll read and discuss this novel, about an eccentric professor who develops a project in order to find himself the perfect wife.
Children's Event Kids and families can hear holiday-themed stories and can make festive crafts!
Teen Event Join us for our monthly Teen Book Club, where we'll discuss this teen romance, about two social outcasts who fall in love in 1986.
Children's Event Kids can make their own modeling clay and play dough, with all supplies provided!
Children's Event Hear stories and make fun crafts related to the popular character Thomas the Tank Engine during our monthly Family Adventure Night!
Children's Event Make your own paper holiday ornaments using a few simple craft supplies!
Teen Event Join us for our monthly Teen Book Club, where we'll discuss this novel, about a fifth grader with facial differences who enters public school for the first time.
Children's Event Kids can celebrate the end of 2018 with a toddler dance party featuring music, props and a balloon drop!
All-Ages Event All ages are invited to watch the film adaptation of "Bridge to Terabithia" then discuss how the movie compares to the book by Katherine Paterson!