Wed., 8/27/14, 11:00am – 12:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "Sweet Tooth" by Ian McEwan.
Thu., 8/28/14, 2:30pm – 4:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens are invited to visit the library and create the perfect back to school accessory: the bracelet! There will be plenty of opportunities to experiment with a wide variety of bracelet-making supplies.
Thu., 8/28/14, 6:30pm – 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
This summer, adults are encouraged to read books from a variety of themes, and then meet at the library to discuss their selections. August's theme is "Science." For reading suggestions, visit our Adult Book Lists webpage.
Tue., 9/2/14, 6:30pm – 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Make a difference at the library! Teen Advisory Group (TAG) is a great volunteer opportunity for students in grades six through twelve. Members help select materials for the teen collection, assist with events, write reviews, create displays and help with other projects.
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 well. ... (read more)
Children of all ages and their families are invited to build creative projects using LEGO® blocks! Blocks will be provided.
Mon., 9/8/14, 5:45pm – 7:00pm @ MCPL Marathon City
Tue., 9/9/14, 2:00pm – 3:00pm @ MCPL Hatley
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)
Wed., 9/10/14, 6:30pm – 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Thu., 9/11/14, 11:30am – 12:30pm @ MCPL Edgar
Thu., 9/11/14, 6:30pm – 7:30pm @ MCPL Athens
Mon., 9/15/14, 1:00pm – 2:00pm @ MCPL Stratford
Mon., 9/15/14, 3:00pm – 4:00pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Mon., 9/15/14, 6:00pm – 7:00pm @ MCPL Edgar
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "Orphan Train" by Christina Baker Kline! ... (read more)
Mon., 9/15/14, 6:30pm – 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Thu., 9/18/14, 7:00pm – 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Debi Traeder, from Prevent Suicide Marathon County, will meet with teens to discuss suicide prevention, depression and mental health issues. Teens will be encouraged to bring questions and learn how to help friends through difficult times.
Sat., 9/20/14, 9:30am – 3:00pm @ Marathon Park
Library staff and volunteers will be at United Way's annual community festival offering information about the library and providing arts & crafts and other hands-on activities for children!
Tue., 9/23/14, 5:30pm – 8:10pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children in grades K-5 are invited for an evening full of LEGO® activities! Kids can create LEGO art using stamp pads and LEGO blocks, build and race LEGO balloon cars, and create a mask of their favorite LEGO character. Then at 6:30pm, we'll show The LEGO Movie in the story room. (Rated PG | 100 min.)
Wed., 9/24/14, 11:00am – 12:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "Wonder" by R. J. Palacio.
Thu., 9/25/14, 6:00pm – 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Sat., 9/27/14, 10:30am – 12:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Sun., 9/28/14, 1:30pm – 4:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Antiques expert Mark Moran will be on hand to evaluate and appraise items such as toys, clocks, lamps, costume jewelry, vintage photographs and glassware. The cost will be $10 per item. Call 715-261-7230 to register (required) or for additional information.
Tue., 9/30/14, 6:00pm – 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Everyone's heard of Bloody Mary, the Vanishing Hitchhiker and the Hook. What about urban myths and legends from Wausau and Marathon County? Teens are invited to the library to invent creepy stories based on landmarks in our area or odd objects discovered in the library's attic! ... (read more)
Sun., 10/5/14, 1:30pm – 3:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Thu., 10/9/14, 11:30am – 12:30pm @ MCPL Edgar
Thu., 10/9/14, 6:30pm – 7:30pm @ MCPL Athens
Sat., 10/11/14, 10:00am – 2:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Children and their families are invited to the library to celebrate Star Wars with a variety of thematically-related crafts and activities. Children are encouraged to dress as their favorite Star Wars characters!
Sun., 10/12/14, 1:30pm – 3:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Sun., 10/12/14, 2:00pm – 3:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Mon., 10/13/14, 5:45pm – 7:00pm @ MCPL Marathon City
Tue., 10/14/14, 2:00pm – 3:00pm @ MCPL Hatley
Thu., 10/16/14, 6:30pm – 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens! On World Food Day, stop by the library to learn about some unusual and natural sources of food – including bugs! Intended for grades 6-12.
Thu., 10/16/14, 6:30pm – 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
School-aged children (K-5) are invited to learn about all things gross! Kids can will learn how fast germs travel, make their own "snot" (aka green slime), make fake scabs and learn about other "gross" things the body does. This event is part of the Wisconsin Science Festival.
Sat., 10/18/14, 10:30am – 12:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Colossal Fossils, a Wisconsin non-profit, will share its large collection of fossils and fossil replicas during this hands-on presentation for children of all ages! The program also will share local prehistory and locations throughout Wisconsin where fossils may be found.
Sat., 10/18/14, 2:00pm – 4:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us for a screening of "Secret Life, Secret Death," an award-winning independent film that highlights the true story of a young mother who fell into crime in Chicago during the Roaring Twenties and later ran a shady hotel in Wisconsin during the Great Depression. A discussion with Genevieve Davis, the film's director/writer/producer, will follow. ... (read more)
Sun., 10/19/14, 1:30pm – 3:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Mon., 10/20/14, 1:00pm – 2:00pm @ MCPL Stratford
Mon., 10/20/14, 3:00pm – 4:00pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Mon., 10/20/14, 6:00pm – 7:00pm @ MCPL Edgar
Children and their families are invited to the library to learn about pumpkins! We'll read pumpkin stories by the light of a jack-o'-lantern, discover the history of pumpkins, and share some pumpkin seed recipes.
Mon., 10/20/14, 6:30pm – 8:00pm @ MCPL Spencer
Mon., 10/20/14, 6:30pm – 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
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)
Wed., 10/22/14, 11:00am – 12:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Thu., 10/23/14, 1:30pm – 3:00pm @ MCPL Spencer
Sat., 10/25/14, 3:00pm – 5:00pm @ MCPL Wausau