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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)
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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)
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Family LEGO® Club

Children of all ages and their families are invited to build creative projects using LEGO blocks! Blocks will be provided. Free and open to the public. No registration required.
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MCPL Live! Author Patty Loew

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)
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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)
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Nancy Runner

MCPL Live! 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)
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The Spymistress by Jennifer Chiaverini

Book Club: "The Spymistress" by Jennifer Chiaverini

Thu., 4/23/15, 1:30pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Spencer
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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Container Gardening

Learn how to prepare and plant your own container garden! The April 23 session is instructional, while the April 30 session is hands-on. Please plan to attend both sessions and bring your own container to the second session. Monk Gardens will provide ... (read more)
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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.
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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, and learn about Hmong clothing, language and story cloths. Participants also will have the opportunity to learn ... (read more)
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Finding the Middle Way

Finding the Middle Way: Nhriav Txoj Kev Hauv Nraub Nrab

Sat., 4/25/15, 1:00pm 2:45pm @ MCPL Wausau
The public is invited to a community presentation of this documentary film showing the history of the Hmong American community primarily in Portage County. It explores such topics as cultural traditions, working life, intergenerational relationships and Hmong and non-Hmong relationships. There will ... (read more)
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Classic Matinee Monday: "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)
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Movie Night: "Inherent Vice"

Tue., 4/28/15, 5:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
A private detective with a weakness for vices investigates a kidnapping case involving his old flame and her missing sugar daddy, a powerful real-estate mogul, at the tail end of the psychedelic 1960s. Directed by Paul-Thomas Anderson, the film stars Joaquin Phoenix, ... (read more)
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Poem in Your Pocket Day

Thu., 4/30/15, 1:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Athens
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)
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Teen Movie Night: "I am Number Four"

Thu., 4/30/15, 6:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens (grades 6-12) are invited to a free movie on the library's third floor! This month's movie is based on the book "I am Number Four" by Pittacus Lore. ... (read more)
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Pigeon Party

Children ages birth through 2nd grade are invited to a party celebrating the one and only Pigeon! We will read Mo Willems classics such as "Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus" and "Pigeon Needs a Bath", among others. Pigeon-related crafts will ... (read more)
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Mondays with TED

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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Nutrition for a Healthy Brain

Tue., 5/5/15, 9:00am 10:00am @ MCPL Spencer
The ability to think clearly is something we all want, and brain health is linked to nutritional choices, physical activity and social activities. Join us for a presentation by Peggy Kurth from the Aging & Disability Resource Center, and we'll learn ... (read more)
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Zentangle and Mandalas

Wed., 5/6/15, 1:30pm 4:00pm @ MCPL Marathon City
Teens in grades 6-12 will have the opportunity to create their own Zentangle and Mandala artwork. These fun and easy to learn art forms are relaxing, beautiful, and unique. All supplies will be provided. This will be a great way to enjoy ... (read more)
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Book Sale

Thu., 5/7/15 Sun., 5/10/15 @ MCPL Wausau
It's time again for the Friends of the Marathon County Public Library's book sale! Head to the third floor for great deals on a wide range of material: fiction and nonfiction, children and young adult books and more! Members of the Friends group are invited to a special members-only sale on Thursday (you can join on the spot if you aren't already a member). The sale continues Friday and Saturday and concludes with $6 all-you-can-bag sale on Sunday. ... (read more)
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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, and knitters are invited to bring their own supplies. ... (read more)
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Willy Wonka's Magical Chocolate Factory

Sat., 5/9/15, 10:30am 11:30am @ MCPL Wausau
The magical world of candy man Willy Wonka is brought to life in this amazing show by Robert and Lynn Halbook. Willy's adventure begins with recounting the Golden Tickets that changed five children's lives. This show features interactive theatre with lots ... (read more)
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Bicycle Wausau: Family Bike Safety Day

Sat., 5/9/15, 1:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us for the second annual Bicycle Wausau bike safety day! This year the focus is on families: guided rides through the area around the library, child and adult bike inspections from staff at several local shops, a rodeo for kids to ride through, decoration station and helmets for anyone who doesn't already own one. Wausau Police and EMTs also will be on hand to share safety tips and road rules. Anyone who completes the rodeo or family ride is eligible for prizes! ... (read more)
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Classic Matinee Monday: "The Night of the Hunter"

Mon., 5/11/15, 2:00pm 4:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us for a free classic film, and bring a snack! Robert Mitchum stars as psychotic (and phony) preacher Harry Powell, whose deviousness knows no end in his hunt for hidden cash. All that stands in his way are two kids and ... (read more)
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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)
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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)
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MCPL Live! Spot: Sounds of Two Eyes Opening

Tue., 5/12/15, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
With both eyes open behind his lens, Spot captured indelible images of the beach scene, skaters and punks of Southern California in the 1970s and '80s. And he produced punk records by legends like The Misfits, Black Flag and Husker Du. MCPL Wausau ... (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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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)
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Wetlands of the Penokee Hills

Thu., 5/14/15, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Learn about the science behind the wetlands around the Penokee Hills region of northern Wisconsin, which weave through the site of a once-proposed iron ore mine. Tracy Hames, executive director of the Wisconsin Wetlands Association, will discuss the beauty and diversity of ... (read more)
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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.
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Alien Species Invade the Library!

Sat., 5/16/15, 10:30am 12:00pm @ Monk Gardens
Join us out at beautiful Monk Gardens in Wausau for part 2 of our Alien Species event. Children and families can enjoy a morning of fresh air and nature, and transfer their planted vegetable cups from the first day of the ... (read more)
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Flower Bed Design

Learn how to plan or improve your flower garden! Please plan to attend both sessions held at Monk Gardens. The May 16 session will be on garden design, while the June 4 session will involve planting items in the MCPL flower bed ... (read more)
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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)
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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)
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Classic Matinee Monday: "Sweet Smell of Success"

Mon., 5/18/15, 3:00pm 5:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us for a free film on the library's third floor, and bring your popcorn! J. J. Hunsecker (Burt Lancaster) is a news columnist who wields his power like a club, steamrolling friends and enemies alike. Sidney Falco (Tony Curtis) is a ... (read more)
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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.
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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)
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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.
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Movie Night: "Unbroken"

Tue., 5/26/15, 5:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us for a free film and bring your popcorn! The film adaptation of Laura Hillenbrand's bestselling book tells the true-life tale of Louis Zamperini, the Olympic track star who survived a plane crash in World War II, only to fight for ... (read more)
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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)
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Call of the Wild; White Fang by Jack London

Classic Book Club: "Call of the Wild," "White Fang" by Jack London

Wed., 5/27/15, 12:00pm 1:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join the Classic Book Club for a lively discussion of two great novels by Jack London! In "Call of the Wild," a crossbreed canine named Buck is passed from master to master as a sled dog in the harsh Yukon environment, but ... (read more)
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Teen Movie Night: "Flipped"

Thu., 5/28/15, 6:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens (grades 6-12) are invited to a free movie on the library's third floor! This month's movie is based on the book "Flipped" by Wendelin Van Draanen. ... (read more)
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Wisconsin's Role in the Civil War

Sat., 5/30/15, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Edgar
Brett Barker, Associate Professor of History at UW-Marathon County, will present “Wisconsin’s Role in the Civil War” as part of the 150th Anniversary Celebration to mark the end of the Civil War. The presentation will take place on May 30th at 1:00PM ... (read more)
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History of Railroading in Marathon County

Tue., 6/2/15, 9:00am 10:00am @ MCPL Spencer
Gary Gisselman from the Marathon County Historical Society will be taking us down memory lane as he discusses the history of the railroads in Spencer as well as Marathon County. Join Older American Day at the Spencer Library on June 2, ... (read more)
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Lunch & Learn: Working Women in Pop Culture

Wed., 6/3/15, 12:00pm 1:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Spend your lunch hour at the library and learn something new during MCPL Wausau's "Lunch and Learn" series. Kelly Wilz, associate professor of communication and theater arts at UW-Marshfield/Wood County, will discuss the changing ways in which women are portrayed on popular ... (read more)
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Family Story Time Summer 2015

Thu., 6/4/15, 9:30am Thu., 9/3/15, 10:00am @ MCPL Edgar
The MCPL - Edgar Branch hosts a story time for children under five who don't attend school. During this time, books are read, letters are discussed and various forms of art are appreciated. The story time is held on Thursdays from 9:30 ... (read more)
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Older Americans Day: Heroes of Marathon County

Mon., 6/8/15, 10:00am 11:00am @ MCPL Wausau
Did you know that Marathon County has its share of well-known heroes? Gary Gisselman of the Marathon County Historical Society will present this Older Americans Day program on such fabled locals as football player Elroy "Crazy Legs" Hirsch, the Fromm Brothers of ... (read more)
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Classic Matinee Monday: "Funny Face"

Mon., 6/8/15, 2:00pm 4:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us for a free matinee on the library's third floor! Stanley Donen's 1957 adaptation of a George Gershwin musical centers on owlish bookstore clerk Jo (Audrey Hepburn), who is discovered by fashion photographer Dick Avery (Fred Astaire) and flung into the ... (read more)
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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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Summer Reading Party

Mon., 6/8/15, 6:00pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Athens
Help us celebrate the start of summer and the summer reading program by joining us for a special story time. We’ll have superhero themed books and activities to share. After the stories are read, we’ll have a craft for you to make ... (read more)
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World Oceans Day

Mon., 6/8/15, 6:00pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
We are celebrating World Oceans Day with a presentation by aquarium expert Darren Letner. World Oceans Day helps raise awareness about the importance of protecting this irreplaceable resource. Darren will have fossils available for participants to examine and will answer questions and ... (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)
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White Ghost Girls by Alice Greenway

Book Club: "White Ghost Girls" by Alice Greenway

Thu., 6/11/15, 11:30am 12:30pm @ MCPL Edgar
Everyone is invited to attend and discuss the book of the month.- The book White Ghost Girls by Alice Greenway, is about sisters, memory and loss. The story takes place in Hong Kong where this family lives because their fathers a photographer, ... (read more)
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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)
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YA For Adults Book Club

Thu., 6/11/15, 7:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Starting with "Twilight" and "Harry Potter," young adult literature has grown in popularity with more and more adults enjoying novels written for teens. Join our young adult librarian for a discussion around some of the most popular teen novels of the last ... (read more)
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Experiments With Paint

Fri., 6/12/15, 1:30pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
School-aged children (grades K-5) are invited to the library for messy and fun experiments with paint! Children can try a variety of techniques such as fingerpainting and watercolors. Some non-traditional techniques such as pom-pom dropping and squirt bottle creations will also be ... (read more)
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Heroes from Another Age

Sat., 6/13/15, 10:00am 3:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Families, teens and tweens are invited to learn about heroes and heroism from the past. The Shire of Falcon's Keep, a local chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronism, will visit the library to demonstrate sword fighting, share crafts and teach ... (read more)
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Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd

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

Mon., 6/15/15, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Stratford
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "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 journeys over the next 34 ... (read more)
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Heroes of the Never Forgotten Honor Flight

Mon., 6/15/15, 6:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Spencer
"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)
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"Sweet Dreams" Story Time

Families, please join us for an evening family story time this summer. Children can wear their pajamas and bring their favorite stuffed toy. No registration required.
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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)
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The Sword in the Stone

You will not want to miss this engaging adaptation of the legendary story of the relationship between the future King Arthur and the wise old sorcerer Merlin. Children of all ages will enjoy this fascinating, humorous theatrical performance by the Traveling Lantern ... (read more)
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My Dad is My Superhero

Tue., 6/16/15, 11:00am 3:00pm @ MCPL Marathon City
Children of all ages can create a hero-themed Father's Day card for their favorite superhero...DAD! Show Dad how much his "super powers" are appreciated.
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University of Wisconsin Degree Fair

Tue., 6/16/15, 1:00pm 5:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
NEW! You are invited to attend an informal degree fair at the Marathon County Public Library. Learn how you can complete your Bachelor’s degree without leaving Wausau! There are a variety of programs offered in collaboration with UW-Marathon County. Representatives from several universities ... (read more)
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Family LEGO® Club

Tue., 6/16/15, 3:30pm 4:30pm @ MCPL Stratford
NEW! Children of all ages and their families are invited to build creative projects using LEGO blocks! Blocks will be provided. Free and open to the public. No registration required.
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Read to a Therapy Dog!

Children can practice their reading skills by reading stories out loud to some well-behaved dogs from Therapy Dogs of Central Wisconsin!
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Lunch & 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)
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Favorite Hero Stories and Crafts

Wed., 6/17/15, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Stratford
Visit the Stratford Library dressed like your favorite hero, hear stories about heroes and make craft projects related to superheroes.
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Children's Superhero Matinee

Wed., 6/17/15, 1:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children and families are invited to watch "The Incredibles" in the children's aquarium room for a special superhero matinee! "The Incredibles" is 115 minutes long and rated PG. The movie is about a family of superheroes who are trying to live the ... (read more)
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Searching for a Superhero

Randy, a nationally-recognized children's musician, tells a musical story about a boy who is on a mission to meet a superhero. Sing-along songs and audience participation are part of his unforgettable shows. Free and open to the public.
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Superhero Trivia

Adults and teens! Display your superhero trivia knowledge! Come as a team or just show up and join a team. Prizes will be awarded to the top trivia team! Questions will be drawn from a wide variety of superhero traditions, ... (read more)
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Classic Matinee Monday: "Paths of Glory"

Mon., 6/22/15, 2:00pm 4:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us for a classic matinee on the library's third floor! When soldiers in World War I, led by Colonel Dax (Kirk Douglas), refuse to continue with an impossible attack, their superior officers decide to make an example of them. Stanley Kubrick's ... (read more)
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The Soda Pups

Meet the "Soda Pups", trained Pomeranian dogs named after soft drinks who will perform amazing tricks and obedience skills. Children may pet the dogs after the show. Free and open to the public.
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Movie Night: "Selma"

Tue., 6/23/15, 6:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us for a free movie, and bring your snacks! Follow Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and other civil rights activists over a three-month period in 1965 to secure voting rights, culminating in a march from Selma to Montgomery, Ala. "Selma" was ... (read more)
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Who Gets Grandma's Yellow Pie Plate?

Tue., 6/23/15, 6:00pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Personal belongings often have special meaning for individuals and family members. Planning to pass on such items – a treasured wedding photo, Grandpa's fishing tackle box, or a well-used yellow pie plate – can be challenging, and may lead to family conflict. ... (read more)
Health History Social Issues Wausau Adults | Add to your calendar.

Create Your Own Comic!

Tue., 6/23/15, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens and Tweens! Would you like to learn how to create your own comic? Join us to learn the comic creating process step-by-step, including demonstrations on how to draw and create by a real comic artist! You will learn ... (read more)
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Nature's Biggest, Fastest, Strongest and Smelliest

Environmental educator David Stokes shares stories and songs about nature's biggest, fastest, strongest and smelliest animals. With his infectious enthusiasm, humor and live animals, all ages will be captivated. Free and open to the public.
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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)
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The Settlers by Vilhelm Moberg

Classic Book Club: "The Settlers (The Emigrants #3)" by Vilhelm Moberg

Wed., 6/24/15, 12:00pm 1:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join the Classic Book Club for a lively discussion of the third novel in Vilhelm Moberg's Emigrants series, which focuses on Karl Oskar and Kristina as they adapt to their new homeland and struggle to survive on their farm. No registration is ... (read more)
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Tom Pease

Children and their families are invited to receive a great big "musical hug" from Tom Pease. Tom is a regionally-renowned musician, storyteller and humorist. This family-friendly program is free and open to the public.
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No Yelling!

Wed., 6/24/15, 5:30pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Marathon City
Linda Salzman from the Children's Hospital of Wisconsin will share ways to discipline children without yelling, plus insight into the meanings behind challenging behaviors. ... (read more)
Parenting Series Children Marathon City Adults | Add to your calendar.

Professor Marvel's Superhero Magic Show

Lynn and Rob Halbrook (aka Professor Marvel) present a fun, fast-paced magical show focusing on superheroes in books and the hero in each one of us. Children of all ages will not want to miss this exciting, interactive show.
None 0 Slp Rothschild Adults Children Early Elementary Parents | Add to your calendar.

Teen Movie Night: "Man of Steel"

Thu., 6/25/15, 6:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens (grades 6-12) are invited to a free movie on the library's third floor! ... (read more)
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Comics Club

Do you love comic books? Through our Summer Library Program theme of heroes and superheroes, MCPL Wausau is starting a discussion group for fans of comics and graphic novels. The group will meet at 7 p.m. on the fourth Thursday of the ... (read more)
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Local Heroes-Wausau Fire Department

Sat., 6/27/15, 10:30am 12:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Our local heroes from the Wausau Fire Department will be here to talk to children and families about fire safety and fighting fires. Themed stories for children will be shared and a fire engine and rescue vehicle will also be available for ... (read more)
Fire Safety Slp Wausau Adults Children Early Elementary Preschool | Add to your calendar.

Children's Superhero Matinee

Wed., 7/1/15, 1:00pm 4:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children and families are invited to watch "Despicable Me" and "Despicable Me 2" in the children's aquarium room for a special superhero matinee! "Despicable Me" will be shown at 1pm and "Despicable Me 2" at 2:45pm. The movies are rated PG and ... (read more)
Movie Slp Wausau Children Early Elementary Preschool Tweens | Add to your calendar.
Despicable Me 2 DVD cover

Children's Superhero Matinee

Wed., 7/1/15, 2:45pm 4:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children and families are invited to watch "Despicable Me" and "Despicable Me 2" in the children's aquarium room for a special superhero matinee! "Despicable Me" will be shown at 1pm and "Despicable Me 2" at 2:45pm. The movies are rated PG and ... (read more)
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Life of a Lumberjack

Tue., 7/7/15, 9:00am 10:00am @ MCPL Spencer
Join us at the Spencer Branch Library on July 7th at 9:00am for Older American's Day. Gladys Ruha from the Stratford Historical Society will be sharing with us "The Life of a Lumberjack". Enjoy stories and photos of the lumberjack era. For ... (read more)
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Heroes in our Community

Tue., 7/7/15, 10:30am 11:15am @ MCPL Rothschild
Come join this special Story Time and learn about the different heroes in our community through books and songs. A special guest will be making an appearance to speak about what job he has in the community! All ages are welcome!
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Hero Day!

Tue., 7/7/15, 10:30am 11:30am @ MCPL Hatley
Children can become the Super Hero they always wanted to become. Whether a famous favorite, local hero or their own personal version of a super hero, children (with the help of parents or caregivers) will be able to create the costume to ... (read more)
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Lunch & Learn: 10 Signs of Alzheimer's

Wed., 7/8/15, 12:00pm 1:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Bring your lunch to the library and learn from local and regional experts on a variety of topics! This interactive program, presented by Tasha Beestman of the Alzheimer's Association's Greater WI Chapter, will cover the 10 signs that signal the onset of ... (read more)
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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 Slp Mosinee Children | Add to your calendar.

Superhero Training Camp

Wed., 7/8/15, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Athens
Children of all ages are invited to a superhero training camp where they will create their own superhero identity and practice their hero skills at different stations. This event is free and open to the public.
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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 Slp Athens Adults | Add to your calendar.

YA For Adults Book Club

Thu., 7/9/15, 7:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Starting with "Twilight" and "Harry Potter," young adult literature has grown in popularity with more and more adults enjoying novels written for teens. Join our young adult librarian for a discussion around some of the most popular teen novels of the last ... (read more)
Book Club Wausau Adults | Add to your calendar.

Stamp and Sticker Party

Fri., 7/10/15, 1:30pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
School-aged children (grades K-5) are invited to the library to create cards and decorate other projects with a variety of stamps and stickers. All materials and supplies will be provided.
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Paws Enforcing Laws

Sat., 7/11/15, 10:30am 11:30am @ MCPL Wausau
Children and families are invited to meet our local heroes: Deputy Cory S. Gladden and his dog Radar from the Marathon County Sheriff's Department, K-9 Unit. With Radar's help, Deputy Gladden will demonstrate and talk about how trained dogs are their ... (read more)
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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 Slp Hatley Adults | Add to your calendar.

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 clan rivalries that consumed the Hmong people under French colonial rule in the ... (read more)
Author Visit Community History Wausau Adults | Add to your calendar.
bracelets

Bracelets for a Cause

Tue., 7/14/15, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens and Tweens: Would you like to make a difference in a young child's life? Please join us to create some really cool bracelets that we can donate to the Children's Hospital of Wisconsin (www.chw.org). The Children's Hospital will ... (read more)
Charity Crafts Slp Wausau Children Teens Tweens | Add to your calendar.

Read books and juggle everything else!

The Truly Remarkable Loon will amaze you as he juggles balls, clubs, bean bag chairs, books, and performs his plate-spinning routine. All ages are welcome to attend this free performance.
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Altered Books: Add a Monster

Thu., 7/16/15, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
By now everyone has seen the thrift store landscapes where an artist has added something new to the picture. Teens are invited to alter a picture book to add a monster to the text and pictures. We will provide the ... (read more)
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The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield

Book Club: "The Thirteenth Tale" by Diane Setterfield

Mon., 7/20/15, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Stratford
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "The Thirteenth Tale" by Diane Setterfield. Biographer Margaret Lea is asked to write mysterious novelist Vida Winter's life story. As Vida unfolds her story, she shares with Margaret dark family secrets ... (read more)
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Craft Day!

Children of all ages are invited to join us to create art and craft projects with a hero theme. This is a drop-in activity. All supplies are provided. Free and open to the public.
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Mask Making Workshop

Tue., 7/21/15, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Masks are used to hide your identity…whether you are a thief, a superhero, a villain or partygoer. Often we wear masks to hide who we truly are. Or we “wear” many different masks throughout our day; sister, brother, son, daughter, ... (read more)
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"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 "Where'd You Go, Bernadette" by Maria Semple. ... (read more)
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Lunch & Learn: Climate Change in Greenland

Wed., 7/22/15, 12:00pm 1:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Bring your lunch to MCPL Wausau and learn from local and regional experts on a variety of topics! Lisa Siewert, lecturer and chairs assistant at UW-Marathon County, will share scientific research on climate change and sea level rise from her graduate studies ... (read more)
History Science Wausau 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 Slp Mosinee Children | Add to your calendar.

Mr. Steve, Master Facilitator of Fun

Join us for Mr. Steve, a.k.a. "The Master Facilitator of Fun”. There will be plenty of audience participation in this fast-paced musical comedy show as Steve Lundquist performs silly magic and creates wacky balloon creatures for children. Free fun for the whole ... (read more)
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Teen Movie Night: "Thor"

Thu., 7/23/15, 6:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens (grades 6-12) are invited to a free movie on the library's third floor! ... (read more)
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washi tape

Washi Tape-Palooza

School-aged children (grades K-5) are invited to make a variety of washi tape crafts! Children can use this decorative masking tape to decorate magnets, pencils, bookmarks and other materials. All supplies and materials will be provided.
Crafts Slp Wausau Children Early Elementary Tweens | Add to your calendar.
Hercules DVD cover

Children's Superhero Matinee

Fri., 7/24/15, 1:00pm 2:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children and families are invited to watch "Hercules" in the children's aquarium room for a special hero matinee! "Hercules" is 93 minutes long and rated G. The movie is about the son of the Greek Gods Zeus and Hera who is stripped ... (read more)
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Building Adventures

Sat., 7/25/15, 10:30am 12:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children and their families are invited to build and create together with blocks, tinker toys and other materials. This family-friendly program involves hands-on, open-ended exploration. All materials will be provided. It is free and open to the public.
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Spaghetti Buildings

Tue., 7/28/15, 1:30pm 2:30pm @ MCPL Stratford
"Unlimited possibilities @ your library" – school-age children 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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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 Slp Mosinee Children | Add to your calendar.

Hometown Heroes

Wed., 7/29/15, 2:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Edgar
The Edgar Branch Library along with various Heroes of Edgar will be doing art and craft projects together on Wednesday July 29 at 2pm. Children of all ages are invited to meet these Heroes. There will be a policeman, a fireman, a ... (read more)
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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 Slp Wausau Adults | Add to your calendar.

The Super-est Superhero Debate

Thu., 8/6/15, 6:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Who is the mightiest superhero of them all? Can Batman defeat Superman or anyone else? Would the Incredible Hulk crush all competition? This is your chance to present "evidence" in support of your favorite superhero. We'll form teams, or let you go ... (read more)
Art Community Slp Wausau Adults Teens | Add to your calendar.

YA for Adults Book Club

Thu., 8/6/15, 7:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Starting with "Twilight" and "Harry Potter," young adult literature has grown in popularity with more and more adults enjoying novels written for teens. Join our young adult librarian for a discussion around some of the most popular teen novels of the last ... (read more)
Book Club Slp Wausau Adults | Add to your calendar.

Lots of Dots-Dot Art

Sat., 8/8/15, 10:30am 11:30am @ MCPL Wausau
Families and children are invited to hear stories and create art together using all kinds of dots and other circular materials. All materials will be provided; free and open to the public.
Art Slp Wausau Adults Children Early Elementary Parents | 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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Pool Party!

Tue., 8/11/15, 1:00pm 7:50pm @ Wausau Outdoor Pools
Family members are invited to swim at Wausau's outdoor pools for free with a library card, thanks to a partnership with Wausau and Marathon County Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department. One card is good for the entire family.
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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)
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Lunch & Learn: Mark Treinen of Daily Herald Media

Wed., 8/12/15, 12:00pm 1:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Bring your lunch to MCPL Wausau and learn from local and regional experts on a variety of topics! Mark Treinen, executive editor of Daily Herald Media, will provide a behind-the-scenes look at the newsroom and different initiatives underway at the media organization. ... (read more)
Community Social Issues Technology Wausau Adults | Add to your calendar.
Monsters vs Aliens DVD cover

Children's Superhero Matinee

Wed., 8/12/15, 1:00pm 2:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children and families are invited to watch "Monsters vs. Aliens" in the children's aquarium room for a special superhero matinee! "Monsters vs. Aliens" is 94 minutes long and rated PG. The movie is about a woman who is transformed into a giant ... (read more)
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Unborken by Lauren Hillenbrand

Book Club: "Unbroken" by Laura Hillenbrand

Thu., 8/13/15, 11:30am 12:30pm @ MCPL Edgar
NEW! The book Unbroken is a story of a hell raiser, who eventually became one of the greatest American track and field stars, competing in the Berlin Olympics in 1936. As he was training for the 1940 Olympics, WWII began. Louis Zamperini ... (read more)
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Design a Gratitude Journal or Book Bag

Thu., 8/13/15, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Tweens! Come join us to design your choice between a book bag or journal, and learn what being grateful really means. Get inspired by some positive quotes, and think about the things that you are grateful for. Also, you ... (read more)
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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 Slp Athens Adults | Add to your calendar.

Every Reader a Hero Party

Sat., 8/15/15, 10:30am 12:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Celebrate the everyday hero within you at this congratulatory party for our summer readers. We'll have stories, art and craft projects, games, building materials, and other projects for you. We will also feature activities that will help you contribute your superhero talents ... (read more)
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The Other Typist by Suzanne Rindell

Book Club: "The Other Typist" by Suzanne Rindell

Mon., 8/17/15, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Stratford
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "The Other Typist" by Suzanne Rindell. Working as a typist for the NYC Police Department in 1923, Rose Baker documents confessions of harrowing crimes and struggles with changing gender roles. Searching ... (read more)
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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)
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Teen Movie Night: "Guardians of the Galaxy"

Thu., 8/27/15, 6:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens (grades 6-12) are invited to a free movie on the library's third floor! ... (read more)
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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: "Ghost Army" by Rick Beyer

Thu., 9/10/15, 11:30am 12:30pm @ MCPL Edgar
NEW! The Ghost Army consisted of a 1,100 man unit during World War II, whose mission was to impersonate other US Army units that would deceive enemy forces. They staged battle fields, used blowup tanks, and fake radio transmissions. Read this ... (read more)
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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)
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Book Club: "The Painter" by Peter Heller

Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "The Painter" by Peter Heller. ... (read more)
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Talk Like a Pirate Day

Thu., 9/17/15, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
In honor of Talk Like a Pirate Day, school-aged children (grades K-5) are invited for a night of pirate activities. Learn what your pirate name is, learn how to talk like a pirate, and create pirate crafts and accessories! Pirate books and ... (read more)
Activities Crafts Hands-on Learning Holiday Wausau Children Early Elementary Tweens | Add to your calendar.

Elephant and Piggie Party

Sat., 9/19/15, 10:30am 12:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Wear your favorite party hat, bring your best friend, get your giggles on and dance on in. Gerald, the pessimistic elephant created by author Mo Willems, doesn’t think that it will be much fun, but Piggie is absolutely sure that you’re going ... (read more)
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Book Club: "Garden Spells" by Sarah Addison Allen

Mon., 9/21/15, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Stratford
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "Garden Spells" by Sarah Addison Allen. The women of the Waverly family are heirs to an unusual legacy, one that grows in a fenced plot behind their home. The two sisters are reunited ... (read more)
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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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Teen Movies

Thu., 9/24/15, 6:00pm Thu., 8/25/16, 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Movies will be shown once a month that appeal to teens and are based on ya/teen book titles. All movies will be rated PG13 and be based on a book or series.
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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)
None 0 Hatley Adults | Add to your calendar.

Book Club: "Necessary Lies" by Diane Chamberlain

Mon., 10/19/15, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Stratford
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "Necessary Lies" by Diane Chamberlain. Set in rural Grace County, North Carolina in a time of state-mandated sterilizations and racial tension, "Necessary Lies" tells the story of two young women, seemingly worlds apart, ... (read more)
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Haunted Wausau

Tue., 10/27/15, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens and adults are invited to join us in welcoming Shawn Blaschka from the Wausau Paranormal Research Society as he shares stories of his group's investigations of haunted locations around Wausau.
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The Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty

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

Wed., 10/28/15, 11:00am 12:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "The Husband's Secret" by Liane Moriarty. ... (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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The Story of Edgar Sawtelle by David Sroblewski

Book Club: "The Story of Edgar Sawtelle" 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)
Book Club Hatley Adults | Add to your calendar.

Creative Writing for Beginners

Tue., 11/10/15, 7:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Creative Writing for Beginners is a three week opportunity to express yourself creatively through writing. You will be asked to take risks and must be willing to write honestly. No critiques on your writing will happen, but you should be ... (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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I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai

Book Club: "I Am Malala" by Malala Yousafzai

Wed., 11/18/15, 11:00am 12:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "I Am Malala" by Malala Yousafzai. ... (read more)
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Creative Writing for Beginners

Tue., 11/24/15, 7:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Creative Writing for Beginners is a three week opportunity to express yourself creatively through writing. You will be asked to take risks and must be willing to write honestly. No critiques on your writing will happen, but you should be willing to ... (read more)
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Home for Christmas by Andrew M. Greeley

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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Creative Writing for Beginners

Tue., 12/8/15, 7:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Creative Writing for Beginners is a three week opportunity to express yourself creatively through writing. You will be asked to take risks and must be willing to write honestly. No critiques on your writing will happen, but you should be willing to ... (read more)
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A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

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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Creative Writing for Beginners

Tue., 12/22/15, 7:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Creative Writing for Beginners is a three week opportunity to express yourself creatively through writing. You will be asked to take risks and must be willing to write honestly. No critiques on your writing will happen, but you should be willing to ... (read more)
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