Events for Adults


tiny artworks

Tiny Treasures and STAMP Exhibits

Wed., 8/6/14 Fri., 9/26/14 @ MCPL Wausau
Visit the library to view a special exhibit of tiny works of art created by members of the Wisconsin Regional Artists Association (WRAA)! Approximately 400 "tiny treasures" no larger than 2.5" x 3.5" will be on display throughout the second floor. ... (read more)
Art Tiny Treasures Wausau Adults | Add to your calendar.
Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline

Book Club: "Orphan Train" by Christina Baker Kline

Thu., 9/18/14, 1:30pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Spencer
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "Orphan Train" by Christina Baker Kline! ... (read more)
Book Club Spencer Adults | Add to your calendar.

Candidate Listening Session: Norbert Salamonski

Norbert Salamonski, candidate for Wisconsin Assembly District 69, will be holding a listening session with voters.
Community Edgar Adults | Add to your calendar.
Wonder by R. J. Palacio

Book Club: "Wonder" by R. J. Palacio

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.
Book Club Rothschild Adults | Add to your calendar.
antiques

What's It Worth? An Antiques Appraisal Roadshow

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.
Antiques Wausau Adults Seniors | Add to your calendar.
spooky scene

Six Spooky Words

Wed., 10/1/14 Sun., 10/26/14 @ All MCPL Locations
How horrifying can you be in only six words? We invite local writers to send us six-word stories that are terrifying, horrifying or just downright spooky. After October 26, the scariest entries will be shared with the public on our website and at MCPL Wausau. ... (read more)
Writing Holiday All Locations Adults | Add to your calendar.
books

Book Sale

Thu., 10/2/14 Sun., 10/5/14 @ 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., 10/2, 5:00-8:00pm (Friends only); Fri., 10/3, 9:30am-4:30pm; Sat., 10/4, 9:30am-4:30pm; Sun., 10/5, 1:00-4:00pm (Bag Sale). ... (read more)
Book Sale Wausau Adults | Add to your calendar.
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 well. ... (read more)
More events in this series (2). » Crafts Wausau Adults | Add to your calendar.
Bright With Silver by Kathrene Pinkerton

"Bright With Silver" by Kathrene Pinkerton

Thu., 10/9/14, 11:30am 12:30pm @ MCPL Edgar
Join us for a discussion of "Bright With Silver," a history of the Fromm Bros. fox farm in Hamburg, Wisconsin! ... (read more)
Book Club Edgar Adults | Add to your calendar.
Atonement by Ian McEwan

Book Club: "Atonement" by Ian McEwan

Thu., 10/9/14, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Athens
Join us for a discussion of "Atonement" by Ian McEwan. ... (read more)
Book Club Athens Adults | Add to your calendar.
Secret Life, Secret Death

Film & Discussion: "Secret Life, Secret Death"

Sat., 10/11/14, 1:00pm 3:30pm @ 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. (request the DVD) (request the book) ... (read more)
Movie Wausau Adults | Add to your calendar.
The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern

Book Club: "The Night Circus" by Erin Morgenstern

Mon., 10/13/14, 5:45pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Marathon City
Join us for a discussion of "The Night Circus" by Erin Morgenstern. ... (read more)
Book Club Marathon City Adults | Add to your calendar.
planets

Astronomy for Everyone: Size & Scale of the Universe

Mon., 10/13/14, 6:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Astronomer Kevin Manning, a former consultant with NASA, will share a slideshow and video footage about the size and scale of the universe, stars and other celestial wonders using hands-on activities and assorted visuals. After the presentation, the audience will venture outside to view celestial objects in the night sky.
Hands-on Learning Science Wausau Children Teens Adults | Add to your calendar.
romantic couple

A Night of Romance (Writers)

Thu., 10/16/14, 6:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us for a roundtable discussion with members of the Wisconsin chapter of Romance Writers of America as they discuss the craft of writing romance novels. Featured authors include Renee Wildes, Lyn Cote, Amy Sandas, Helen Johannes, Steve Mitchell and others. ... (read more)
Writing Author Visit Wausau Adults | Add to your calendar.
Killing Kennedy by Bill O'Reilly

Book Club: "Killing Kennedy" by Bill O'Reilly

Mon., 10/20/14, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Stratford
Join us for a discussion of "Killing Kennedy" by Bill O'Reilly! ... (read more)
Book Club Stratford Adults | Add to your calendar.
The Returned by Jason Mott

Book Club: "The Returned" by Jason Mott

Mon., 10/20/14, 3:00pm 4:00pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Patrons are invited to the library for a discussion of "The Returned" by Jason Mott! ... (read more)
Book Club Mosinee Adults | Add to your calendar.
children yelling

No Yelling!

Mon., 10/20/14, 6:00pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Mosinee
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.
Parenting Series Children Mosinee Adults | Add to your calendar.
Cannery Row by John Steinbeck

Book Club: "Cannery Row" by John Steinbeck

Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "Cannery Row," the classic tale by John Steinbeck! ... (read more)
More events in this series (1). » Book Club Spencer Adults | Add to your calendar.
My Beloved World by Sonia Sotomayor

Women's Book Club: "My Beloved World" by Sonia Sotomayor

Mon., 10/20/14, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "My Beloved World" by Sonia Sotomayor. ... (read more)
Book Club Womens Book Club Wausau Adults | Add to your calendar.
Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte

Book Club: "Wuthering Heights" by Emily Bronte

Wed., 10/22/14, 11:00am 12:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "Wuthering Heights" by Emily Bronte.
Book Club Rothschild Adults | Add to your calendar.
lumberjack

Wausau Films: "The Lumberjack"

Sat., 10/25/14, 3:00pm 5:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us for a screening of "The Lumberjack" (1914), the oldest film shot in Wisconsin that still exists in its original, complete form. Cast with Wausau locals, this 16-minute silent film tells a romantic story set against the backdrop of the city's lumber mills. Musician Dan Larson will provide accompaniment and the Wisconsin Center for Film & Theater Research staff will discuss its restoration. ... (read more)
Movie Local History Wausau Adults | Add to your calendar.
Native American dreamcatcher

Celebrate Native American Heritage

Sat., 11/8/14, 10:30am 12:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Help us celebrate Native American Heritage Month with the American Indian Resource Center! Native American stories and legends will be shared as well as authentic music and dancing. Participants will have an opportunity to learn Indian dance steps and create an authentic dreamcatcher. This is a family-friendly event open to all ages.
Community Wausau Adults Children | Add to your calendar.
open pit mine

Documentary & Discussion: Wisconsin's Mining Standoff

Sat., 11/8/14, 3:00pm 4:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Produced and directed by Milwaukee-based 371 Productions, this film takes viewers to Ashland and Iron counties, where the company Gogebic Taconite has set off a battle over the state's natural resources by proposing to dig what could be one of North America's largest open pit mines in Wisconsin's Penokee Hills. ... (read more)
Nature Movie Wausau Adults | Add to your calendar.
The Invention of Wings by Sue Monk Kidd

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

Mon., 11/10/14, 5:45pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Marathon City
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "The Invention of Wings" by Sue Monk Kidd. ... (read more)
Book Club Marathon City Adults | Add to your calendar.
Hunger Games by Suzanne Collins

Book Club: "The Hunger Games" by Suzanne Collins

Tue., 11/11/14, 2:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Hatley
Join us for a discussion of "Hunger Games" by Suzanne Collins. ... (read more)
Book Club Hatley Adults | Add to your calendar.
holding hands

Gay Rights: A Civil Discussion

Thu., 11/13/14, 6:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us for a discussion of the state of gay rights in America and our community in terms of marriage, employment discrimination and other areas. Speakers from all sides of the issue will be invited, and thoughtful audience participation and questions are welcome.
Community Wausau Adults | Add to your calendar.
games

International Games Day

Sat., 11/15/14, 10:30am 1:30pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Children and adults alike are invited to the library to play a variety of board games and card games!
Games Rothschild Adults Children | Add to your calendar.
The Art of Hearing Heartbeats by Jan-Philipp Sendk

Book Club: "The Art of Hearing Heartbeats" by Jan-Philipp Sendker

Mon., 11/17/14, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Stratford
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "The Art of Hearing Heartbeats" by Jan-Philipp Sendker! ... (read more)
Book Club Stratford Adults | Add to your calendar.
Eighty Days by Matthew Goodman

Book Club: "Eighty Days" by Matthew Goodman

Mon., 11/17/14, 3:00pm 4:00pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Patrons are invited to the library for a discussion of "Eighty Days" by Matthew Goodman! ... (read more)
Book Club Mosinee Adults | Add to your calendar.
The Round House by Louise Erdich

Book Club: "The Round House" by Louise Erdich

Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "The Round House" by Louise Erdich! ... (read more)
More events in this series (1). » Book Club Spencer Adults | Add to your calendar.
The Cuckoos Calling by Robert Galbraith

Book Club: "The Cuckoo's Calling" by Robert Galbraith

Wed., 11/19/14, 11:00am 12:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "The Cuckoo's Calling" by Robert Galbraith (aka J. K. Rowling).
Book Club Rothschild Adults | Add to your calendar.
The Christmas Train by David Baldacci

Book Club: "The Christmas Train" by David Baldacci

Mon., 12/8/14, 5:45pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Marathon City
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "The Christmas Train" by David Baldacci! ... (read more)
Book Club Marathon City Adults | Add to your calendar.
The Christmas Box by Richard Paul Evans

Book Club: "The Christmas Box" by Richard Paul Evans

Tue., 12/9/14, 2:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Hatley
Join us for a discussion of "The Christmas Box" by Richard Paul Evans. ... (read more)
Book Club Hatley Adults | Add to your calendar.
A Winter Dream by Richard Paul Evans

Book Club: "A Winter Dream" by Richard Paul Evans

Thu., 12/11/14, 11:30am 12:30pm @ MCPL Edgar
Join us for a friendly discussion of "A Winter Dream" by Richard Paul Evans! ... (read more)
Book Club Edgar Adults | Add to your calendar.
The Christmas Train by David Baldacci

Book Club: "The Christmas Train" by David Baldacci

Mon., 12/15/14, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Stratford
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "The Christmas Train" by David Baldacci! ... (read more)
Book Club Stratford Adults | Add to your calendar.
Wishin and Hopin by Wally Lamb

Book Club: "Wishin' and Hopin'" by Wally Lamb

Mon., 12/15/14, 3:00pm 4:00pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Patrons are invited to the library for a discussion of "Wishin' and Hopin'" by Wally Lamb! ... (read more)
Book Club Mosinee Adults | Add to your calendar.
The Gift of the Magi by O. Henry

Book Club: "The Gift of the Magi" by O. Henry

Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "The Gift of the Magi," a classic tale by O. Henry! ... (read more)
More events in this series (1). » Book Club Spencer Adults | Add to your calendar.
The Maid's Version by Daniel Woodrell

Book Club: "The Maid's Version" by Daniel Woodrell

Mon., 1/19/15, 3:00pm 4:00pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Patrons are invited to the library for a discussion of "The Maid's Version" by Daniel Woodrell! ... (read more)
Book Club Mosinee Adults | Add to your calendar.
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)
Book Club Mosinee Adults | Add to your calendar.
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)
Book Club Mosinee Adults | 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.
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.