Marathon County Public Library Activities: June

From June 1 through June 30, adults can pick up a free Grab & Go craft kit at any of nine Marathon County Public Library locations. The kit will contain supplies to make a beach-inspired mermaid barrette. Free and available while supplies last. For more information, call 715-261-7230.


The Marathon County Library and Extension will be offering virtual classes in garden insect management on June 1 from 10-11 a.m., with the class repeating that evening from 6-7 p.m. Both courses will be delivered through the Zoom app. Participants can attend the course via webcam or telephone. Free, registration required. For more information or to register, visit mcpl.us/events/10747.


Throughout the summer, children can earn free books by participating in the library’s summer reading club. Stop by any MCPL location June 1 through August 1. 31 to grab a summer reading sheet or track your reading online with the free Beanstack app. For more information, call 715-261-7220 or visit www.mcpl.us/slp.


From June 1-30, the library will be offering a free Grab & Go kit for kids at its nine locations! Each kit will contain supplies to make a jellyfish from a small terracotta pot, ribbon, decorative stones and more. Kits are free and available while supplies last. For more information, call 715-261-7220.


Children can visit the Mosinee branch, 123 Main St., Mosinee, to pick up a craft kit to make a craft fish from CDs and decorative paper. The kits will be available June 1-30, while supplies last. Free. For more information, call 715-693-2144.


In-person Family Story Hours are back at the library! Listen to stories read by library staff and sing along to upbeat songs June 1 from 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the Wausau Library Headquarters, 300 N. First St., Wausau. Story time will take place on the lawn outside the library and participants are asked to bring their own chairs or blankets. For more information, call 715-261-7220.


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The in-person Family Storytime will also be held on June 2 from 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. at the Library Headquarters in Wausau, 300 N. First St., Wausau. Story time will take place on the lawn outside the library and participants are asked to bring their own chairs or blankets. For more information, call 715-261-7220.


Children and families are invited to the Marathon City branch, 515 Washington St., Marathon) for outdoor story time! Storytime will be held on June 2 from 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. on the lawn outside the library. For more information, call 715-443-2775.

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