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Summer Program 2015

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The library's annual Summer Program has begun! This year's theme involves heroes – both in real life and fictional. Visit your local MCPL for special activities for children, teens and adults, plus children and teens can join our Summer Reading Club!

Event of the moment:

Dreams of the Hmong Kingdom by Mai Na M. Lee

MCPL Live! Mai Na M. Lee: "Dreams of the Hmong Kingdom"

Tue., 7/14/15, 6:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us for an interesting presentation and discussion on Hmong history! In her new book "Dreams of the Hmong Kingdom," Mai Na M. Lee details the political alliances and ... (read more)
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Video: Raising chickens with UW-Extension

Video: Raising chickens with UW-Extension

We were very happy to collaborate recently with Marathon County UW-Extension on a program at MCPL Wausau about chickens! Heather Schlesser, dairy and livestock agent with Extension, provided our audience with a primer on all that's involved with raising a clutch of chickens - the variety of ...

Juan Felipe Herrera named U.S. Poet Laureate

Juan Felipe Herrera named U.S. Poet Laureate

The United States has a new champion for poetry. On June 10, the Library of Congress announced it appointed Juan Felipe Herrera as the nation’s Poet Laureate, a position that dates back to 1937 and is aimed at raising awareness of the reading and writing of poetry. Perhaps most ...


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University of Wisconsin Digital Collections

University of Wisconsin Digital Collections

Brings together, in digital form, two categories of primary and secondary materials: writings about the State of Wisconsin and unique or valuable materials that relate to its history and ongoing development. »