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LEGO blocks

Family LEGO® Club

Children of all ages and their families are invited to build creative projects using LEGO® blocks! Blocks will be provided.
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The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

Teen Movie Night: "The Boy in the Striped Pajamas"

Thu., 1/29/15, 6:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens (grades 6-12) are invited to a free showing of "The Boy in the Striped Pajamas" on the library's third floor! (PG-13| 94 min.) (film details) (read the book) (request the DVD) ... (read more)
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Winter Fest

Sat., 1/31/15, 10:30am 3:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children and their families are invited to join us for stories and crafts as we partner with Wausau Events to help celebrate Winter Fest. We will begin at 10:30 with a "snowy" family story time followed by art and craft projects ... (read more)
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Social Action: Altered Books

Sun., 2/1/15, 1:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens (grades 6-12) can create 'altered books' with a social action message in this event series led by Jayna Hintz from the Woodson Art Museum! Registration required: 715-261-7230.
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Older American Day

Tue., 2/3/15, 9:00am 10:00am @ MCPL Spencer
Police Chief Shawn Bauer of the Spencer Police Department will be focusing on the different types of identity theft, credit card safety and phone scams. This program is free and open to the public. For more information please call the ... (read more)
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See a Wooly Mammoth Skull!

Tue., 2/3/15, 9:00am Sun., 3/1/15, 5:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
NEW! Visit the library throughout February to see a full-scale replica of a wooly mammoth skull! Colossal Fossils, a Wausau-based non-profit organization, recently obtained the skull through grant funding, and the library is excited to be the first host. This is a rare ... (read more)
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Movie Night: "Woman of the Year"

Tue., 2/3/15, 6:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us for a free screening of the romantic comedy "Woman of the Year" starring Spencer Tracy and Katherine Hepburn. Tracy plays New York sportswriter Sam Craig, who becomes incensed at comments about the uselessness of sports made by foreign correspondent Tess ... (read more)
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Book Sale

Thu., 2/5/15 Sun., 2/8/15 @ MCPL Wausau
Hundreds of gently-used books are available for low prices! Your purchases help support the library. The book sale will be open: Thu., 2/5, 5:00-8:00pm (Friends only); Fri., 2/6, 9:30am-4:30pm; Sat., 2/7, 9:30am-4:30pm; Sun., 2/8, 1:00-4:00pm (Bag Sale). ... (read more)
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Facebook

Find your next book on Facebook!

Thu., 2/5/15, 4:00pm 7:00pm @ Facebook (Online)
Tell us the last two books you've read, and we'll recommend which book you should read next! To participate, visit www.mcpl.us/fynb during the event, select "Write Post," and provide the titles and authors of two books. Our readers advisory wizards at ... (read more)
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knitting supplies

Knit Night

Knitters of all ages and experience levels are invited to gather for a night of creation and socializing. The library will provide pattern books and other resources, along with some knitting supplies, but knitters are invited to bring their own supplies as ... (read more)
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engine

Library Learning: Engine Repair

Learn how to use the library's Auto Repair Reference Center and Small Engine Repair Reference Center to fix and maintain your vehicles and other motorized equipment! Registration required: 715-261-7230. ... (read more)
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WAEA Youth Art Month Exhibit and Reception

Sat., 2/7/15, 9:00am Sat., 2/14/15, 5:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Stop by the library to view art created by students from across Wisconsin! About 40 works of art by K-12 students will be on display for one week throughout the second floor, as part of the Wisconsin Art Education Association's Youth Art ... (read more)
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Movin' & Groovin' Mini-series

Children of all ages and their families are invited to a special three-part series of story times that are focused on movement, music, rhythm and early literacy! Each session features a different aspect of music and includes a special craft activity.
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Classic Matinee Monday: "Marty"

Mon., 2/9/15, 2:00pm 4:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us for a free matinee screening of a classic film! Ahead of Valentine's Day, we'll show the unconventional romance "Marty" starring Ernest Borgnine and Betsy Blair. This Oscar-winning story, penned by Paddy Chayefsky, follows 24 important hours in the lives of ... (read more)
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The Rosie Project

Book Club: "The Rosie Project" by Graeme Simsion

Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "The Rosie Project" by Graeme Simsion. ... (read more)
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online resources

Library Learning: MCPL Online

Learn how to use many of our most popular online databases provided free of charge, including, including Ancestry, Auto & Small engine Repair, Consumer Reports, EBSCO, Hobbies and Home Improvement, Learning Express Library and more. Registration required: 715-261-7230.
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The Lake of Dreams by Kim Edwards

Book Club: "The Lake of Dreams" by Kim Edwards

Tue., 2/10/15, 2:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Hatley
Each month book club participants discuss a featured selection. For February, "The Lake of Dreams" by Kim Edwards is the selection. ... (read more)
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Working with App Inventor

Teens (grades 6-12) are invited to create apps using MIT's App Inventor software during one of several free classes! Teens should bring their smart phone along to test their creation. Teens will also create a Google and Gmail account during this event in order to use App Inventor. ... (read more)
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S.T.E.A.M. Exploration Station

Hands-on learning activities for children ages 3-5! S.T.E.A.M. programs are specially focused on the core areas of Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics. ... (read more)
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A Mighty Long Way by Carlotta Walls LaNier

Book Club: "A Mighty Long Way" by Carlotta Walls LaNier

Thu., 2/12/15, 11:30am 12:30pm @ MCPL Edgar
Join us for a discussion of "A Mighty Long Way" by Carlotta Walls LaNier! ... (read more)
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Library Learning: MCPL Online

Thu., 2/12/15, 6:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us to learn more about many online resources available to library patrons from anywhere! MCPL staff will guide patrons through an overview of our online resources, including Ancestry, Auto & Small engine Repair, Consumer Reports, EBSCO, Hobbies and Home ... (read more)
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Shotgun Lovesongs by Nickolas Butler

Book Club: "Shotgun Lovesongs" by Nickolas Butler

Thu., 2/12/15, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Athens
Join us as we discuss the book "Shotgun Lovesongs" by Nickolas Butler. ... (read more)
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Spaghetti Buildings

School-aged children (grades K-5) are invited to construct buildings out of spaghetti and marshmallows. Use your creativity, imagination, and engineering skills to build the tallest, widest, or weirdest building!
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Mrs Lincoln's Dressmaker

Book Club: "Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker" by Jennifer Chiaverini

Mon., 2/16/15, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Stratford
Join us for a friendly discussion of "Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker" by Jennifer Chiaverini! ... (read more)
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Life After Life by Jill McCorkle

Book Club: "Life After Life" by Jill McCorkle

Mon., 2/16/15, 3:00pm 4:00pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Patrons are invited to the library for a discussion of "Life After Life" by Jill McCorkle! ... (read more)
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Family Fun Night: Heart Warming Stories

Mon., 2/16/15, 6:00pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Edgar
It's time for Family Fun Night! "Heart Warming Stories" with Linda Salzman Wausau Family Resource Center Program Coordinator,Children's Hospital of Wisconsin - Community Services. Linda will join us as children and adults alike listen to stories, and make a special Valentine candle. ... (read more)
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Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand

Women's Night Out: "Unbroken" by Laura Hillenbrand

Mon., 2/16/15, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join the Women's Night Out book club for a friendly discussion of "Unbroken." Laura Hillenbrand's book tells the true story of Lt. Louis Zamperini, an Olympic athlete who was the sole survivor of a plane crash in the Pacific Ocean during World ... (read more)
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The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd

Book Club: "The Invention of Wings" by Sue Monk Kidd

Join us as we discuss "The Invention of Wings" by Sue Monk Kidd. "On Sarah's eleventh birthday, she is given ownership of ten-year-old Handful, who is to be her handmaid. We follow their remarkable journeys over the next 35 years, as both strive ... (read more)
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tweens

Tween Club

Tweens (grades 3-5) are invited to the library to make new friends and discover the latest books, technology, art and writing techniques, helpful library resources and more! ... (read more)
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Dating Violence Awareness for Teens

Tue., 2/17/15, 7:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
The Women's Community, a non-profit organization serving victims of domestic violence and sexual abuse will share information about dating violence with teens. Teens will learn to recognize the difference between positive and abusive relationships, especially when dating.
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Create Your Own Jewelry

Wed., 2/18/15, 1:30pm 4:00pm @ MCPL Marathon City
Teens in grades 6-12 will have the opportunity to learn jewelry making techniques as they create their own wearable art. We will craft rings and bracelets from wire, beads, and cord. All necessary supplies will be provided.
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Library Learning: Wisconsin's Digital Library (OverDrive)

Thu., 2/19/15, 10:30am 12:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Learn how to borrow eBooks and eAudio books with your library card during this free class! Library staff will leads patrons though the setup process on their devices, and explain how to browse, reserve, checkout, and download thousands of ebooks, eAudio books, movies, ... (read more)
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Classic Matinee Monday: "To Have and Have Not"

Mon., 2/23/15, 2:00pm 4:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us for a free screening of a classic matinee! During WWII, American expatriate Harry Morgan (Humphrey Bogart) helps transport a Free French Resistance leader (Walter Brennan) and his beautiful wife (Lauren Bacall) to Martinique. "To Have and Have Not" is the first ... (read more)
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Family Lego Club

Mon., 2/23/15, 5:30pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Spencer
Children of all ages and their families are invited to build creative projects using LEGO and DUPLO blocks!
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soup

Cookbook Club: Super Soups

Mon., 2/23/15, 5:45pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Marathon City
This event is a new book club for those of us who love to cook, talk about cooking, enjoy sharing recipes, or simply like to eat and need a night out. This month we will be swapping recipes and recommending cookbooks based ... (read more)
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Movie Night: "Dumb and Dumber To"

Tue., 2/24/15, 6:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels reprise their roles as lovable imbeciles Lloyd Christmas and Harry Dunne in this sequel to Dumb and Dumber. Follow dumb Harry (Daniels) and dumber Lloyd (Carrey) as they embark on a mission to find Harry's adopted daughter. ... (read more)
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The Storyteller by Jodi Picoult

Book Club: "The Storyteller" by Jodi Picoult

Wed., 2/25/15, 11:00am 12:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss The Storyteller by Jodi Picoult. ... (read more)
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Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist

Teen Movie Night: "Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist"

Thu., 2/26/15, 6:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens (grades 6-12) are invited to a free showing of "Nick and Norah's Infinite Playlist" on the library's third floor! (PG-13| 90 min.) (film details) (read the book) (request the DVD) ... (read more)
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Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration

Sat., 2/28/15, 10:30am 12:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Help us celebrate the wild and wacky world of beloved children's author Dr. Seuss with a morning of Seuss stories, arts, crafts and more. Families, children, adults, and seniors are all invited to attend this free, fun event. ... (read more)
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Hypertension Prevention Older American Day

Tue., 3/3/15, 9:00am 10:00am @ MCPL Spencer
The Spencer Branch Library will be hosting Hypertension Prevention. Cathy Joswiak from the United Way will be doing free blood pressure screening and will be bringing a variety of canned foods to teach us what we should be looking for on ... (read more)
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Happy Birthday, Dr. Seuss!

Tue., 3/3/15, 10:30am 11:30am @ MCPL Rothschild
Children and their families are invited to celebrate the birthday of beloved children's author, Theodor Seuss Geisel - aka "Dr. Seuss" - at this special Family Story Time! The morning will be filled with stories, arts & crafts and other Seuss-themed ... (read more)
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Help Celebrate Dr. Seuss’s Birthday with Yertle the Turtle Craft Event!

Tue., 3/3/15, 10:30am 10:30am @ MCPL Hatley
Join us Tuesday March 3, 2015 from 10:30 to 11:30 at the Hatley Branch Library for Family Story Time celebrating Dr. Seuss’s birthday. We will have stories, rhyming fun and a “crafty” activity creating your own Yertle the Turtle to take home! ... (read more)
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World Read Aloud Day

Wed., 3/4/15, 2:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
March 4 is World Read Aloud Day, which calls attention to the importance of reading aloud and sharing stories for all ages! MCPL-Wausau will offer read aloud sessions throughout the day. Children birth to preschool and their caregivers can join us at ... (read more)
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Parenting: Whining, Tantrums, Back Talk, Oh NO!

Thu., 3/5/15, 6:00pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Hatley
Are you frustrated about telling children the same thing over and over? Learn to get your children to tune in so you can stop yelling and they start listening. You'll learn how to teach your child respect and responsibility. Linda Salzman ... (read more)
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Art Cluster Student Artwork On Display

Sat., 3/7/15, 11:30am 1:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
A reception is being held for friends and relatives of students in Wausau School District's Art Cluster program. Everyone is invited to see and celebrate the beautiful works of art created by our local grade-school students. Student art will be on display ... (read more)
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Mondays with TED

Mon., 3/9/15, 2:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Stop by the library to watch a selection of talks from the TED lecture series! (What is TED? It's a nonprofit group dedicated to sharing ideas in the form of powerful talks no more than 20 min. in length.) Twice each month, ... (read more)
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The Bees by Laline Paull

Book Club: "The Bees" by Laline Paull

Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "The Bees" by Laline Paull. ... (read more)
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Welcome to the Great Mysterious by Lorna Landvik

Book Club: "Welcome to the Great Mysterious" by Lorna Landvik

Tue., 3/10/15, 2:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Hatley
Each month book club participants discuss a featured selection. For March, "Welcome to the Great Mysterious" by Lorna Landvik. ... (read more)
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Movie Night: "Big Hero 6"

Tue., 3/10/15, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us for a free movie on the library's third floor! When a criminal plot threatens the hi-tech metropolis of San Fransokyo, brilliant young robotics whiz Hiro Hamada (voice of Ryan Potter) leaps into action with his tech-savvy friends, and his robot ... (read more)
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Book Club: "Orphan Train" by Christina Baker Kline

Thu., 3/12/15, 11:30am 12:30pm @ MCPL Edgar
Everyone is invited to attend and discuss the book of the month.- The book for March is Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline. A community service position for Penobscot Indian Molly Ayer helping an elderly woman clean out her home is the only ... (read more)
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Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

Book Club: "Gone Girl" by Gillian Flynn

Thu., 3/12/15, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Athens
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "Gone Girl" by Gillian Flynn. ... (read more)
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Experimenting with Yarn

Thu., 3/12/15, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens and tweens are invited to experiment with yarn and try their hand at weaving with common household items including paper plates and straws during this event to celebrate Teen Tech Week: Libraries are for Making. Stay tuned for additional opportunities to ... (read more)
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Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline

Book Club: "Orphan Train" by Christina Baker Kline

Mon., 3/16/15, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Stratford
Join us for a friendly discussion of "Orphan Train" by Christina Baker Kline! Publisher's summary: A story about two very different women who build an unexpected friendship: a 91-year-old woman with a hidden past as an orphan-train rider and a teenage girl ... (read more)
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And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie

Book Club: "And Then There Were None" by Agatha Christie

Mon., 3/16/15, 3:00pm 4:00pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Patrons are invited to the library for a discussion of "And Then There Were None" by Agatha Christie! ... (read more)
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Family Fun Night: Reading with animals

Mon., 3/16/15, 6:00pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Edgar
It's time for Family Fun Night! Reading is FUN! Everyone is asked to bring in their favorite stuffed animal to listen and read stories to. There may even be some real therapy dogs to read to! Everyone will be encouraged to ... (read more)
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The Supremes at Earl's All-You-Can-Eat by Edward K

Women's Night Out: "The Supremes at Earl's All-You-Can-Eat" by Edward Kelsey Moore

Mon., 3/16/15, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join the Women's Night Out book club for a friendly discussion of "The Supremes at Earl's All-You-Can-Eat." This novel follows three high school friends – dubbed "The Supremes" – as they weather life's highs and lows, but always gather each Sunday ... (read more)
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Memoirs of a Geisha by Arthur Golden

Book Club: "Memoirs of a Geisha" by Arthur Golden

Join us as we discuss "Memoirs of a Geisha" by Arthur Golden "A fisherman's daughter in 1930s Japan rises to become a famous geisha. After training, Sayuri's virginity is sold to the highest bidder, then the school finds her a general for a ... (read more)
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Mondays with TED

Mon., 3/16/15, 7:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Stop by the library to watch a selection of talks from the TED lecture series! (What is TED? It's a nonprofit group dedicated to sharing ideas in the form of powerful talks no more than 20 min. in length.) Twice each month, ... (read more)
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Creative Power: VSA Wisconsin's Traveling Exhibition

Wed., 3/18/15 Wed., 5/20/15 @ MCPL Wausau
Stop by the library to view works of art created by children, young adults and adults with disabilities from across Wisconsin. The "Creative Power" traveling exhibition includes 30 pieces of art, and is curated by VSA Wisconsin, a group dedicated to providing ... (read more)
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Design A Disc

Wed., 3/18/15, 1:30pm 4:00pm @ MCPL Marathon City
Teens in grades 6-12 will have the opportunity to use the scratch art technique to create their own unique artwork from recycled CDs. All necessary supplies will be provided.
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Teen Movie Night

Thu., 3/19/15, 6:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens (grades 6-12) are invited to a free movie on the library's third floor! (Title TBA.) ... (read more)
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Anna's Million Dollar Cow

Sat., 3/21/15, 10:30am 12:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Families with young children are invited to hear Marathon County children's author Mary Denk perform a hilarious enactment of her book "Ann's Million Dollar Cow" with her friend Marilyn Sonnentag playing the part of the cow. Art and craft projects related to ... (read more)
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Classic Matinee Monday: "Anatomy of a Murder"

Mon., 3/23/15, 2:00pm 5:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
In a murder trial, the defendant says he suffered temporary insanity after the victim raped his wife. What is the truth, and will he win his case? James Stewart stars in Otto Preminger's film adaptation of Robert Traver's novel, and some parts ... (read more)
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Passport Event

Mon., 3/23/15, 4:00pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Edgar
Apply for your U.S. passport in Edgar during this special, one-day-only passport application event! Appointments are not required, but please visit www.mcpl.us/passports to determine what you will need to bring. It is highly recommended that you confer with one of our ... (read more)
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Movie Night: The Theory of Everything

Tue., 3/24/15, 6:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us for a movie on the library's third floor! Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones star in this Oscar-nominated film about famed physicist Stephen Hawking and his wife. Free and open to public, no registration required, and it's BYOP (bring your own ... (read more)
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Defending Jacob by William Landay

Book Club: "Defending Jacob" by William Landay

Wed., 3/25/15, 11:00am 12:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss Defending Jacob by William Landay. ... (read more)
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Spring Break: DIY Crafts

Mon., 3/30/15, 11:30am 4:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children are invited to create a variety of craft projects at the library during Spring Break! Project ideas, supplies and guidance will be provided by library staff.
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Story Time with the Humane Society!

Tue., 3/31/15, 10:30am 11:30am @ MCPL Rothschild
Children of all ages are invited to discover what the Humane Society of Marathon County is all about! Meet a member of their staff and one of their friendly animals. We also will share stories and songs about pets.
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Spring Break: Children's Movie Matinee

Tue., 3/31/15, 11:00am 4:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children and families are invited to view "The Penguins of Madagascar" during this special Spring Break movie matinee! The movie is 92 minutes long and rated PG.
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Create with Rainbow Loom®!

Tue., 3/31/15, 6:00pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Tweens (grades 3-5) can make colorful, woven rubber band artwork and jewelry using Rainbow Loom®! Library staff will demonstrate basic weaving techniques and ideas, and kids can make their own projects to take home. All supplies provided.
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"Frozen" Coding

Wed., 4/1/15, 1:00pm 5:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
School-aged children (grades K-5) are invited to the library to explore computer coding using a "Frozen" themed activity made available by code.org. Children will learn how to move Anna and Elsa across the ice using computer blocks. Coding games and activities without ... (read more)
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Create-a-poem

Wed., 4/1/15, 1:00pm Thu., 4/30/15, 8:00pm @ MCPL Athens
NEW! Teens (grades 6-12) are invited to celebrate National Poetry Month by creating a poem using found words from other materials, cutting out words and gluing them to a new page. No registration is required, and all materials will be provided. ... (read more)
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Spring Break: Lego Club

Thu., 4/2/15, 11:30am 4:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children of all ages and their families are invited to build creative projects using Lego® blocks at this specially-scheduled session of our weekly Lego Club! Blocks and inspiration will be provided by library staff.
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Experimenting with Yarn: Hand and Arm Knitting

Thu., 4/2/15, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens and tweens will have an opportunity to experiment with yarn in the second of a three part event. Our second event will feature finger and arm knitting. Arm knitting can be used to create cowls,scarves or even large blankets. Finger knitting ... (read more)
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Spring Break: Children's Movie Matinee

Fri., 4/3/15, 11:00am 4:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children and families are invited to watch the movie "Annie" on the library's third floor during Spring Break! The movie is 118 minutes long and rated PG.
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Mondays with TED

Mon., 4/6/15, 2:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Stop by the library to watch a selection of talks from the TED lecture series! (What is TED? It's a nonprofit group dedicated to sharing ideas in the form of powerful talks no more than 20 min. in length.) All TED programs ... (read more)
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2nd Annual Duct Tape-Palooza

Tue., 4/7/15, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
It's Back!! Duct Tape-Palooza is back with more fun duct tape crafts to explore. Tweens will be making favorites from last year and new fun projects including bookmarks, bracelets, wallets, pens, and more. Come and create with lots of different duct tape ... (read more)
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Divergent by Veronica Roth

Book Club: "Divergent" by Veronica Roth

Thu., 4/9/15, 11:30am 12:30pm @ MCPL Edgar
Everyone is invited to attend and discuss the book of the month.- The book for April is Divergent by Veronica Roth. In this compelling story, the city of Chicago is divided into 5 factions. With each of the factions dedicated to a ... (read more)
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Attracting Birds, Bees, and Butterflies.

Thu., 4/9/15, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Learn how to attract birds, butterflies, bees and other winged creatures to your backyard with help of the Rothschild Bluestar Garden Club. They will share some of the different plants and flowers that attract butterflies and birds. Children will also have a ... (read more)
Gardening Nature Rothschild Adults Parents | Add to your calendar.

MCPL Live! The Poetry of Song

Thu., 4/9/15, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Celebrate National Poetry Month and the art of songwriting during this open mic reading session. Bring some of your favorite poetic lyrics to share with others - no instruments or singing necessary. Rap, folk or other genres, lyrics that rhyme or don't ... (read more)
Community Music Writing Wausau Adults | Add to your calendar.

Corner Bookmarks

Mon., 4/13/15, 1:00pm Fri., 4/17/15, 5:00pm @ MCPL Athens
NEW! Children of all ages are invited to stop into the library to make their own bookmarks during National Library Week. Learn how to make triangle shaped bookmarks to fit onto the corner pages of your books using paper, stickers, markers, and other ... (read more)
Crafts Athens Adults Children Parents Tweens | Add to your calendar.

Classic Matinee Monday: "Singin' in the Rain"

Mon., 4/13/15, 2:00pm 4:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us twice each month for a free movie matinee! Gene Kelly, Donald O'Connor and Debbie Reynolds star in one of Hollywood's greatest musicals as cast members of a silent film production company struggling to make the transition to sound. (1952|103 min.|NR)
Community Movie Wausau Adults | Add to your calendar.

Book Club: "The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry" by Gabrielle Zevin

Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry" by Gabrielle Zevin. ... (read more)
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Porch Lights by Dorothea Benton Frank

Book Club: "Porch Lights" by Dorothea Benton Frank

Tue., 4/14/15, 2:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Hatley
Each month book club participants discuss a featured selection. For April, Porch Lights by Dorothea Benton Frank is the featured selection. The publisher summary states, When Jimmy McMullen, a fireman with the NYFD, is killed in the line of duty, his wife, ... (read more)
Book Club Hatley Adults | Add to your calendar.

Enchanted Miniature Woodland Gardens

Tue., 4/14/15, 6:00pm 6:45pm @ MCPL Stratford
How do fairies plant their gardens, create their pathways and build their water features? Join Master Gardener Volunteer Eileen Riehle who will share tips with you on creating and planting your own woodland, herb or other miniature garden. This program ... (read more)
Nature Stratford Adults Children | Add to your calendar.
Nickolas Butler

MCPL Live! Author Nickolas Butler

Tue., 4/14/15, 6:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us for an evening with Wisconsin's own Nickolas Butler, author of the critically acclaimed novel "Shotgun Lovesongs." The novel follows four friends born and raised in the fictional Wisconsin town of Little Wing, who must come to terms with how their ... (read more)
Author Visit Writing Wausau Adults | Add to your calendar.

Mighty Microbots

Wed., 4/15/15, 1:30pm 4:00pm @ MCPL Marathon City
Teens in grades 6-12 will have the opportunity to create and test their own unique magnetic microbot while learning about scientific advancements in the robotics field. All necessary supplies will be provided.
Activities Hands-on Learning Science Technology Marathon City Teens | Add to your calendar.

Make Your Own Bubble Magnets

Thu., 4/16/15, 6:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Tap into your creative side with bubble magnets! Cut out pictures from magazines, comic books or other media and glue it to a marble to magnify the image. Then, glue it to a magnet and you've got fun decorations for the house, ... (read more)
Activities Art Crafts Hands-on Learning Wausau Adults | Add to your calendar.

Teen Movie Night

Thu., 4/16/15, 6:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens (grades 6-12) are invited to a free movie on the library's third floor! (Title TBA.) ... (read more)
Movie Wausau Teens | Add to your calendar.

Dinosaur Science

Thu., 4/16/15, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
School-aged children (grades K-5) are invited to discover the world of dinosaurs. Children will get to excavate dinosaurs from dirt, create fossils out of clay, and attempt to recreate a dinosaur skeleton.
Animals Hands-on Learning Nature Science Wausau Children Early Elementary Tweens | Add to your calendar.

Alien Species Invade the Library! Part One

Sat., 4/18/15, 10:30am 12:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Presented by Snapshot Science, LLC, in collaboration with Robert W. Monk Gardens and Marathon County Public Library: Do you like nature and science? Do you want to see alien species invading Wisconsin? Do you want to learn how to plant seeds ... (read more)
Activities Community Crafts Gardening Hands-on Learning Nature Outdoor Recreation Science Wausau Children Early Elementary Tweens | Add to your calendar.
Secret Keeper by Kate Morton

Book Club: "Secret Keeper" by Kate Morton

Mon., 4/20/15, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Stratford
Withdrawing from a family party to the solitude of her tree house, sixteen-year-old Laurel Nicolson witnesses a shocking murder. Flash forward to 2011 and Laurel is searching for answers to family secrets from long ago.
Book Club Stratford Adults | Add to your calendar.

Mondays with TED

Mon., 4/20/15, 2:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Stop by the library to watch a selection of environmental talks from the TED lecture series ahead of Earth Day! (What is TED? It's a nonprofit group dedicated to sharing ideas in the form of powerful talks no more than 20 min. ... (read more)
Community Farming Gardening Nature Social Issues Technology Wausau Adults | Add to your calendar.

Family Fun Night: Spring is here!

Mon., 4/20/15, 6:00pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Edgar
It's time for Family Fun Night! Spring is here! With spring in the air stories and crafts will feature springs things, from butterflies to caterpillars' and flower. There will also be a presentation on how the MCPL website can help make summer ... (read more)
Activities Crafts Edgar Adults Children Parents | Add to your calendar.

Women's Night Out: "The Round House" by Louise Erdrich

Mon., 4/20/15, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join the Women's Night Out book club for a friendly discussion of "The Round House." When his mother, a tribal enrollment specialist living on a reservation in North Dakota, slips into an abyss of depression after being brutally attacked, 14-year-old Joe Coutz ... (read more)
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The Spymistress by Jennifer Chiaverini

Book Club: "The Spymistress" by Jennifer Chiaverini

Join us as we discuss "The Spymistress" by Jennifer Chiaverini. "Pledging her loyalty to the North at the risk of her life when her native Virginia secedes, Quaker-educated aristocrat Elizabeth Van Lew uses her innate skills for gathering military intelligence to help ... (read more)
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Celebrate Earth Day!

Tue., 4/21/15, 10:30am 11:30am @ MCPL Rothschild
Help us celebrate and learn about our Earth in honor of Earth Day! We will read books, sing songs and create crafts – all while learning about the earth and how we can keep it a safe and wonderful place. Children of ... (read more)
Crafts Hands-on Learning Nature Story Time Rothschild Adults Children Parents Preschool | Add to your calendar.
The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd

Book Club: "The Invention of Wings" by Sue Monk Kidd

Tue., 4/21/15, 3:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Patrons are invited to the library for a discussion of "The Invention of Wings" by Sue Monk Kidd! ... (read more)
Book Club Mosinee Adults | Add to your calendar.

MCPL Live! Patty Loew: "Seventh Generation Earth Ethics"

Tue., 4/21/15, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us for an Earth Day program with Prof. Patty Loew, author of the 2014 book "Seventh Generation Earth Ethics: Native Voices of Wisconsin." Loew will read from her book, which includes biographies of members from each of Wisconsin's 12 Native nations ... (read more)
Author Visit History Nature Wausau Adults | Add to your calendar.
The No 1 Ladies Detective Agency by Alexander McCa

Book Club: "The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency" by Alexander McCall Smith

Wed., 4/22/15, 11:00am 12:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss The No. 1 Ladies' Detective Agency by Alexander McCall Smith. ... (read more)
Book Club Rothschild Adults | Add to your calendar.

MCPL Live! Local Author Nancy Runner

Wed., 4/22/15, 6:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Visit the library for a book discussion with Wausau-area author Nancy Runner. Nancy's book "2Cute 2Be 4Gotten" features a collection of verses from retro autograph books, which were popular before high school yearbooks. Nancy will also share some autograph books from her ... (read more)
Author Visit Writing Wausau Adults Seniors | Add to your calendar.

Experimenting with Yarn: Basic Knitting

Thu., 4/23/15, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens and tweens are invited to experiment with yarn and try their hand at basic knitting. Basic knitting stitches will be taught and a pattern for an easy wash cloth will be shared.
Art Crafts Hands-on Learning Wausau Children Teens Tweens | Add to your calendar.

Celebrate Hmong Stories and Culture

Sat., 4/25/15, 10:30am 12:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children and families are invited to join us as we partner with the Hmong American Center to celebrate Hmong Heritage Month. Hear stories and folktales, learn about Hmong clothing, language, and story cloths (pa ndau). Participants will be also have the ... (read more)
Art Crafts Hands-on Learning Story Time Wausau Adults Children Parents Preschool | Add to your calendar.

Classic Movie Matinee: "Ride the High Country"

Mon., 4/27/15, 2:00pm 4:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us twice each month for a classic matinee! In this film by Sam Peckinpah, an ex-union soldier is hired to transport gold from a mining community through dangerous territory. But what he doesn't realize is that his partner and old friend ... (read more)
Community Movie Wausau Adults | Add to your calendar.

Poem in Your Pocket Day

Thu., 4/30/15, 1:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Athens
NEW! It’s poem in your pocket day! Stop into the library and share your favorite poem by writing it on one of our pocket shaped pieces of paper. Don’t have a poem to share? Pick up one of our favorite poems from the ... (read more)
Poetry Athens Adults Children Seniors | Add to your calendar.

Mondays with TED

Mon., 5/4/15, 2:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Stop by the library to watch a selection of talks from the TED lecture series! (What is TED? It's a nonprofit group dedicated to sharing ideas in the form of powerful talks no more than 20 min. in length.) All TED programs ... (read more)
Art Community Music Social Issues Technology Wausau Adults | Add to your calendar.

Book Club: "The Museum of Extraordinary Things" by Alice Hoffman

Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "The Museum of Extraordinary Things" by Alice Hoffman. ... (read more)
More events in this series (1). » Book Club Marathon City Adults | Add to your calendar.
The Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty

Book Club: "The Husband's Secret" by Liane Moriarty

Tue., 5/12/15, 2:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Hatley
Each month book club participants discuss a featured selection. For May, The Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty is the featured selection. The publisher summary states, “Imagine that your husband wrote you a letter, to be opened after his death. Imagine, too, that ... (read more)
Book Club Hatley Adults | Add to your calendar.
A Funny Thing Happened on My Way to the Dementia W

Book Club: "A Funny Thing Happened on My Way to the Dementia Ward" by Charles Schoenfeld

Thu., 5/14/15, 11:30am 12:30pm @ MCPL Edgar
This story is about a retired truck driver whose mother was a resident of a dementia ward in Wausau, Wisconsin. After visiting this ward to visit his mother, Charles Schoenfeld decided to take the Certified Nursing Assistant (CNA) class. However, ... (read more)
Book Club Edgar Adults | Add to your calendar.

Wetlands of the Penokee Hills

Thu., 5/14/15, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
NEW! Learn about the science behind the wetlands around the Penokee Hills region of northern Wisconsin, and potential impacts to the wetlands from a proposed iron ore mine. Tracy Hames, executive director of the Wisconsin Wetlands Association, will discuss the beauty and diversity ... (read more)
Nature Science Wausau Adults | Add to your calendar.

Book Club "The Invention of Wings" by Sue Monk Kidd

Thu., 5/14/15, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Athens
Join us for a discussion of "The Invention of Wings." Sue Monk Kidd presents a masterpiece of hope, daring, the quest for freedom, and the desire to have a voice in the world.
Book Club Athens Adults | Add to your calendar.
The Silver Star by Jeanette Walls

Book Club: "The Silver Star" by Jeanette Walls

Mon., 5/18/15, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Stratford
Two motherless sisters Bean and Liz are shuttled to Virginia to live with their Uncle Tinsley in a decaying mansion. They must make a new life with their uncle. Then something happens to Liz and Bean is left to challenge the ... (read more)
Book Club Stratford Adults | Add to your calendar.

Mondays with TED

Mon., 5/18/15, 2:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Stop by the library to watch a selection of talks from the TED lecture series! (What is TED? It's a nonprofit group dedicated to sharing ideas in the form of powerful talks no more than 20 min. in length.) Ahead of Memorial ... (read more)
Community History Social Issues Technology Wausau Adults | Add to your calendar.
The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion

Book Club: "The Rosie Project" by Graeme Simsion

Mon., 5/18/15, 3:00pm 4:00pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Patrons are invited to the library for a discussion of "The Rosie Project" by Graeme Simsion! ... (read more)
Book Club Mosinee Adults | Add to your calendar.
Loving Frank by Nancy Horan

Book Club: "Loving Frank" by Nancy Horan

Mon., 5/18/15, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Spencer
Loving Frank by Nancy Horan will be discussed on May 18th @ 6:30pm. This will be a combined Book club as the Thursday session will not meet. This will be the last session until September 2015.
Book Club Spencer Adults | Add to your calendar.

Women's Night Out: "Shotgun Lovesongs" by Nickolas Butler

Mon., 5/18/15, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join the Women's Night Out book club for a friendly discussion of "Shotgun Lovesongs," set in the fictional Wisconsin town of Little Wing and written by Wisconsin author Nickolas Butler. The discussion is open to the public, and new members are always ... (read more)
Book Club Womens Book Club Wausau Adults | Add to your calendar.

Boat Science

Tue., 5/19/15, 6:00pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Children in grades K-5 are invited to learn the science behind how boats float and carry heavy cargo! We will construct model boats and test their strength by seeing how much cargo (pennies) they can hold while floating in water.
Hands-on Learning Science Rothschild Children Early Elementary | Add to your calendar.

Teen Movie Night

Thu., 5/21/15, 6:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens (grades 6-12) are invited to a free movie on the library's third floor! (Title TBA.) ... (read more)
Movie Wausau Teens | Add to your calendar.
George Washington's Secret Six by Brian Kilmeade a

Book Club: "George Washington's Secret Six" by Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger

Wed., 5/27/15, 11:00am 12:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "George Washington's Secret Six" by Brian Kilmeade and Don Yaeger. ... (read more)
Book Club Rothschild Adults | Add to your calendar.

Book Club: "To Kill A Mockingbird" by Harper Lee

Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "To Kill A Mockingbird" by Harper Lee. ... (read more)
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Book Club: "Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker" by Jennifer Chiaverini

Tue., 6/9/15, 2:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Hatley
Each month book club participants discuss a featured selection. For June, Mrs. Lincoln's Dressmaker by Jennifer Chiaverini is the featured selection. The publisher summary states, “In Mrs. Lincoln’s Dressmaker, novelist Jennifer Chiaverini presents a stunning account of the friendship that blossomed between ... (read more)
Book Club Hatley Adults | Add to your calendar.

Book Club: "Dog Stars" by Peter Heller

Thu., 6/11/15, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Athens
Join us for a discussion of "Dog Stars" by Peter Heller. Surviving a pandemic disease that has killed everyone he knows, a pilot establishes a shelter in an abandoned airport hangar before hearing a random radio transmission that compels him to risk ... (read more)
Book Club Athens Adults | Add to your calendar.

Heroes of the Never Forgotten Honor Flight

Mon., 6/15/15, 6:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Spencer
NEW! "Mail Call" is one of the highlights for the veterans on the Never Forgotten Honor Flight on their way home from Washington D.C. Please join the Spencer Branch Library on June 15, 2015 @ 6:00pm - 8:00pm as we make cards and ... (read more)
Crafts Spencer Children Tweens | Add to your calendar.

Women's Night Out: "Me Before You" by Jojo Moyes

Mon., 6/15/15, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join the Women's Night Out book club for a friendly discussion of "Me Before You." Jojo Moyes' 2012 novel brings to life two people who couldn't have less in common, and is a heartbreakingly romantic novel that asks, What do you do ... (read more)
Book Club Womens Book Club Wausau Adults | Add to your calendar.

Read to a Therapy Dog!

Tue., 6/16/15, 6:00pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Children can practice their reading skills by reading stories out loud to some well-behaved dogs from Therapy Dogs of Central Wisconsin!
None 0 Rothschild Children | Add to your calendar.

Lunch and Learn: Hunger in Marathon County

Wed., 6/17/15, 12:00pm 1:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Bring your lunch to MCPL Wausau and learn from local and regional experts on a variety of topics! June is National Hunger Awareness Month, and members of the Marathon County Hunger Coalition will share information about hunger and food insecurity in our ... (read more)
Community Social Issues Wausau Adults | Add to your calendar.

Teen Movie Night

Thu., 6/18/15, 6:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens (grades 6-12) are invited to a free movie on the library's third floor! (Title TBA.) ... (read more)
Movie Wausau Teens | Add to your calendar.

Read to a Therapy Dog!

Tue., 6/23/15, 6:00pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Children can practice their reading skills by reading stories out loud to some well-behaved dogs from Therapy Dogs of Central Wisconsin!
None 0 Rothschild Children | Add to your calendar.
The All-Girl Filling Station's Last Reunion by Fan

Book Club: "The All-Girl Filling Station's Last Reunion" by Fannie Flagg

Wed., 6/24/15, 11:00am 12:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "The All-Girl Filling Station's Last Reunion" by Fannie Flagg. ... (read more)
Book Club Rothschild Adults | Add to your calendar.

Read to a Therapy Dog!

Tue., 6/30/15, 6:00pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Children can practice their reading skills by reading stories out loud to some well-behaved dogs from Therapy Dogs of Central Wisconsin!
None 0 Rothschild Children | Add to your calendar.

Read to a Therapy Dog!

Tue., 7/7/15, 6:00pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Children can practice their reading skills by reading stories out loud to some well-behaved dogs from Therapy Dogs of Central Wisconsin!
None 0 Rothschild Children | Add to your calendar.

Local Heroes: The Mosinee Police Department

Wed., 7/8/15, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Children are invited to meet members of Mosinee's police department. The police will teach everyone about how they protect their community and how you can help them out by staying safe.
Community Mosinee Children | Add to your calendar.
I am Malala by Malala Yousafzai

Book Club: "I am Malala" by Malala Yousafzai

Thu., 7/9/15, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Athens
Join us for a discussion of "I am Malala: The girl who stood up for education and was shot by the Taliban" by Malala Yousafzai. The book documents the educational pursuits of the Nobel Peace Prize nominee who became an international symbol ... (read more)
Book Club Athens Adults | Add to your calendar.

Book Club: "The Boys in the Boat" by Daniel James Brown

Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "The Boys in the Boat" by Daniel James Brown. ... (read more)
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Chocolate Chip Cookie Mystery by Joanne Fluke

Book Club: "Chocolate Chip Cookie Mystery" by Joanne Fluke

Tue., 7/14/15, 2:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Hatley
Each month book club participants discuss a featured selection. For July, the Chocolate Chip Cookie Mystery by Joanne Fluke is the featured selection. The publisher summary states, “Hannah Swensen already has her hands full, between dodging her mother's attempts to marry her ... (read more)
Book Club Hatley Adults | Add to your calendar.

Read to a Therapy Dog!

Tue., 7/14/15, 6:00pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Children can practice their reading skills by reading stories out loud to some well-behaved dogs from Therapy Dogs of Central Wisconsin!
None 0 Rothschild Children | Add to your calendar.

Read to a Therapy Dog!

Tue., 7/21/15, 6:00pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Children can practice their reading skills by reading stories out loud to some well-behaved dogs from Therapy Dogs of Central Wisconsin!
None 0 Rothschild Children | Add to your calendar.
"Where'd You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple

Book Club: "Where'd You Go, Bernadette" by Maria Semple

Wed., 7/22/15, 11:00am 12:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss The Storyteller by Jodi Picoult. ... (read more)
Book Club Rothschild Adults | Add to your calendar.

Local Heroes: The Mosinee Firefighters

Wed., 7/22/15, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Come to the library to meet the Mosinee firefighters and learn how to stay safe in a fire!
Fire Safety Mosinee Children | Add to your calendar.

Read to a Therapy Dog!

Tue., 7/28/15, 6:00pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Children can practice their reading skills by reading stories out loud to some well-behaved dogs from Therapy Dogs of Central Wisconsin!
None 0 Rothschild Children | Add to your calendar.

Local Heroes: Humane Society of Marathon County

Wed., 7/29/15, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Ever wonder how you can help animals in need? Come to the Mosinee Branch to learn about the Humane Society of Marathon County. Find out how the organization promotes the welfare of local animals and how you can get involved.
Animals Community Social Issues Volunteer Mosinee Children | Add to your calendar.

What's It Worth? Antiques Appraisal

Sun., 8/2/15, 1:30pm 4:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Antiques expert Mark Moran is coming back to MCPL Wausau! Moran has more than three decades of experience buying and selling antiques and is coming to the library to appraise your antiques - and this time with no registration fees! There is a ... (read more)
Antiques Art Crafts History Wausau Adults | Add to your calendar.

Read to a Therapy Dog!

Tue., 8/4/15, 6:00pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Children can practice their reading skills by reading stories out loud to some well-behaved dogs from Therapy Dogs of Central Wisconsin!
None 0 Rothschild Children | Add to your calendar.

Superhero Craft Day

Wed., 8/5/15, 12:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Mosinee
NEW! Children of all ages are invited to make themselves into superheroes by making their own capes, masks, cuffs, and shields as well as book marks and bracelets.
Crafts Mosinee Children Early Elementary | Add to your calendar.

Book Club: "All the Light We Cannot See" by Anthony Doerr

Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "All the Light We Cannot See" by Anthony Doerr. ... (read more)
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Bombshell by Catherine Coulter

Book Club: "Bombshell" by Catherine Coulter

Tue., 8/11/15, 2:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Hatley
Each month book club participants discuss a featured selection. For August, Bombshell by Catherine Coulter is the featured selection. The publisher summary states, “FBI Special Agent Griffin Hammersmith, last seen in Backfire, has been recruited by Dillon Savich to join his unit ... (read more)
Book Club Hatley Adults | Add to your calendar.

Read to a Therapy Dog!

Tue., 8/11/15, 6:00pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Children can practice their reading skills by reading stories out loud to some well-behaved dogs from Therapy Dogs of Central Wisconsin!
None 0 Rothschild Children | Add to your calendar.

Craft Day!

Thu., 8/13/15, 1:30pm Wed., 7/15/15, 3:30pm @ MCPL Rothschild
NEW! Children and their families or caregivers are invited to the library for hero-themed arts and crafts! All supplies will be provided.
Crafts Rothschild Children | Add to your calendar.
Flight Behavior by Barbara Kingsolver

Book Club: "Flight Behavior" by Barbara Kingsolver

Thu., 8/13/15, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Athens
Join us in a discussion of "Flight Behavior" by Barbara Kingsolver. Tired of living on a failing farm and suffering oppressive poverty, bored housewife Dellarobia Turnbow, on the way to meet a potential lover, is detoured by a miraculous event on the ... (read more)
Book Club Athens Adults | Add to your calendar.

Read to a Therapy Dog!

Tue., 8/18/15, 6:00pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Children can practice their reading skills by reading stories out loud to some well-behaved dogs from Therapy Dogs of Central Wisconsin!
None 0 Rothschild Children | Add to your calendar.
The Book Thief by Markus Zusak

Book Club: "The Book Thief" by Markus Zusak

Wed., 8/26/15, 11:00am 12:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "The Book Thief" by Markus Zusak. ... (read more)
Book Club Rothschild Adults | Add to your calendar.

Book Club: "Night Road" by Kristin Hannah

Tue., 9/8/15, 2:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Hatley
Each month book club participants discuss a featured selection. For September, Night Road by Kristin Hannah is the featured selection. The publisher summary states, “For eighteen years, Jude Farraday has put her children’s needs above her own…. On a hot summer’s night ... (read more)
Book Club Hatley Adults | Add to your calendar.

Book Club: "The Spymistress" by Jennifer Chiaverini

Thu., 9/10/15, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Athens
Join us for a discussion of "The Spymistress" by Jennifer Chiaverini. Pledging her loyalty to the North at the risk of her life when her native Virginia secedes, Quaker-educated aristocrat Elizabeth Van Lew uses her innate skills for gathering military intelligence to ... (read more)
Book Club Athens Adults | Add to your calendar.

Book Club: "The Painter" by Peter Heller

Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "The Painter" by Peter Heller. ... (read more)
More events in this series (1). » Book Club Marathon City Adults | Add to your calendar.
The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Book Club: "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Wed., 9/23/15, 11:00am 12:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald. ... (read more)
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Book Club: " Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands" by Chris Bohjalian

Thu., 10/8/15, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Athens
Join us for a discussion of "Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands" by Chris Bohjalian. Half a year after a cataclysmic nuclear disaster, Emily, convinced that she will be hated as the daughter of the drunken father who caused the meltdown, assumes a ... (read more)
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Book Club: "The Ocean At the End of the Lane" by Neil Gaiman

Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "The Ocean At the End of the Lane" by Neil Gaiman. ... (read more)
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Book Club: "Keep Quiet" by Lisa Scottoline

Tue., 10/13/15, 2:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Hatley
Each month book club participants discuss a featured selection. For October, Keep Quiet by Lisa Scottoline is the featured selection. The publisher summary states, “Keep Quiet, an emotionally gripping and complex story about one man’s split-second decision to protect his son - ... (read more)
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Book Club: "One Plus One" by Jojo Moyes

Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "One Plus One" by Jojo Moyes. ... (read more)
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Book Club: "The Story of Edgar Sawtell" by David Sroblewski

Tue., 11/10/15, 2:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Hatley
Each month book club participants discuss a featured selection. For November, The Story of Edgar Sawtelle by David Wroblewski. The publisher summary states, Born mute, speaking only in sign, Edgar Sawtelle leads an idyllic life with his parents on their farm in ... (read more)
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Book Club: "Sold" by Patricia McCormick

Thu., 11/12/15, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Athens
Join us as we discuss "Sold" by Patricia McCormick. From the bestselling author of "Cut" comes the powerful, ultimately triumphant story of a thirteen-year-old girl who is forced from her mountain home and sold into prostitution.
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Book Club: "Home for Christmas" by Andrew M. Greeley

Tue., 12/8/15, 2:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Hatley
Each month book club participants discuss a featured selection. For December, Home for Christmas by Andrew M. Greeley is the featured selection. The publisher summary states, "Peter makes a choice that forces him to leave Chicago—and Mariana—behind. Guilt leads him into the ... (read more)
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Book Club: "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens

Thu., 12/10/15, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Athens
Join us as we discuss "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens. A miser learns the true meaning of Christmas when three ghostly visitors review his past and foretell his future.
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