Events for Adults


What's Bugging Your Plants?

Are you having trouble with your plants, trees or shrubs? Don't know what kind of insect or disease is attacking them, or what kind of plant or tree is growing ... (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! Our monthly Knit Night continues to have a dedicated following, but new knitters are always welcome! We provide the space and a selection of pattern books, you bring your own supplies. ... (read more)
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YA for Adults: "Every Breath" by Ellie Marney

Thu., 6/2/16, 7:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join our young adult librarian and discuss a popular teen novel! For the month of June, we'll be reading "Every Breath" by Ellie Marney. We're always looking for new attendees, so feel free to join us! ... (read more)
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Crocheting 101

Having trouble reading a crochet pattern, double crocheting or keeping count of your stitches? Whether you are new to crochet or just need a refresher, Chris Gumz will be at ... (read more)
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Be Bear Aware

Tue., 6/7/16, 9:00am 10:00am @ MCPL Spencer
Pam Resech from the Wisconsin DNR's wildlife management department will discuss the unique adaptations that black bears have and how some of their traits are similar to that of humans. Resech will also have a bear mount and bear pelts on display.
Animals Nature Spencer Adults Seniors | Add to your calendar.

Friend Speed Dating

Tue., 6/7/16, 5:00pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Let's face it: Meeting new people and making new friends can be a challenge in any city or town. We want to help! ... (read more)
Activities Community Slp Wausau Adults | Add to your calendar.

Library Learning: Internet Basics

Would you like to learn more about the World Wide Web and some of its many uses? Join us for a class on basic information about the internet and how ... (read more)
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Book Club: "To Kill A Mockingbird" and "Go Set A Watchman" by Harper Lee

Thu., 6/9/16, 11:30am 12:30pm @ MCPL Edgar
Join us for our monthly book club where we will discuss "To Kill a Mockingbird" and "Go Set a Watchman," both by Harper Lee. We're always looking for new attendees, so feel free to join us! Call 715-352-3155 for more information. ... (read more)
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Walk 'n' Talk Book Club

Do you like to discuss books and also to stay active? Join us for a "healthy" look at fiction and nonfiction with our new Walk 'n' Talk Book Club, when ... (read more)
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Anime for Adults

Some people may think that anime (Japanese animation) is for teens only, but there is plenty of anime geared toward adult tastes and interests and you can join us to ... (read more)
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Book Club: "All the Light We Cannot See" by Anthony Doerr

Thu., 6/9/16, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Athens
Join us as we discuss "All the Light we Cannot See" by Anthony Doerr. Marie Laure lives with her father in Paris and is blind by age six. Her father ... (read more)
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Book Club: "In the Heart of the Sea" by Nathaniel Philbrick

Mon., 6/13/16, 5:45pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Marathon City
The Marathon City Book Club is held the second Monday of each month. The book for June is "In the Heart of the Sea" by Nathaniel Philbrick. Read the book and join us for a lively discussion. New members are always welcome! ... (read more)
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Invasion of the Purple Loosestrife!

Mon., 6/13/16, 6:00pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Did you know you can enlist an army of beetles to combat the invasive purple loosestrife? Join Chris Hamerla, regional aquatic invasive species coordinator with the Golden Sands Resource ... (read more)
Nature Hands-on Learning Rothschild Adults Teens | Add to your calendar.

MCPL Live! Tim Pletkovich: "Sons of the Civil War in WWII"

Mon., 6/13/16, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us for a presentation by author Tim Pletkovich as he shares stories from his book "Civil War Fathers: Sons of the Civil War in World War II." Pletkovich's book ... (read more)
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Book Club: "The Beginner's Goodbye" by Anne Tyler

Tue., 6/14/16, 2:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Hatley
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "The Beginner's Goodbye" by Anne Tyler! Simply read the book and attend our monthly book club to discuss it. We're always open to new attendees! ... (read more)
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Inside the Lines: An Adult Coloring Party!

A question for you adults: When is the last time you picked up a coloring book without kids around? Join us for a fun, relaxing and creative evening coloring with ... (read more)
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MCPL DIY: Herb Container Gardens [Part 1]

If you're interested in gardening but have limited space (or if you just want to add a little more flavor to your cooking), you'll want to attend this instructional and hands-on DIY program! ... (read more)
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It's Your Move: MCPL Game Day

Join us for a day of board games and card games at our Rothschild Branch! We'll have some of the classics - Monopoly, decks of cards - but others are ... (read more)
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Book Club: "Nightingale" by Kristin Hannah

Mon., 6/20/16, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Stratford
Join us as we get together to discuss "Nightingale" by Kristin Hannah! This book is about the lives of two sisters and how they survived and contributed to the ... (read more)
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Book Club: "The Rosie Effect" by Graeme Simsion

Mon., 6/20/16, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Join our monthly Mosinee Book Club to discuss the book "The Rosie Effect" by Graeme Simsion. We're always looking for new attendees, so feel free to read the book and join us! ... (read more)
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Needle Arts Night

Interested in knitting, crocheting, embroidering, cross-stitching, quilting or other needle-related crafts? People of all ages and experience levels are invited to gather together to work on your own projects and ... (read more)
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Women's Night Out: "Astonish Me" by Maggie Shipstead

Mon., 6/20/16, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us for our monthly Women's Night Out Book Club! For the month of June, we'll be reading "Astonish Me" by Maggie Shipstead. ... (read more)
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LGBT Pride Month Documentary & Discussion: "Out in the Night"

Tue., 6/21/16, 6:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us for a screening of director Blair Dorosh-Walther's documentary from the acclaimed POV film series in observance of LGBT Pride Month! ... (read more)
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Book Club: "Shotgun Lovesongs" by Nickolas Butler

Wed., 6/22/16, 11:00am 12:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Join us as we discuss the book "Shotgun Lovesongs" by Nickolas Butler. We're always happy to have new attendees, so feel free to read the book and join us! ... (read more)
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Readers of Classic Literature: Short stories of Alexander Pushkin

Wed., 6/22/16, 12:00pm 1:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join the Readers of Classic Literature to discuss the short stories of Alexander Pushkin! Considered by many to be the founder of modern Russian literature, Pushkin pioneered the use of ... (read more)
Classics Book Club Book Club Wausau Adults | Add to your calendar.

Library Learning: Introduction to Gmail

Have you been wanting to create your own email account but don't know where to start? Let us help with our "Introduction to Gmail" class! Participants will create their own ... (read more)
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MCPL DIY: Herb Container Gardens [Part 2]

Local chef Brian Fruend will teach participants how to cook with the herbs grown in their container garden at the Kitchen Garden Pavilion. Please note that only participants who attended Part 1 of this event may attend Part 2. ... (read more)
Gardening Hands-on Learning Off-site Slp Monk Botanical Gardens Adults | Add to your calendar.

First Call... Reveille!

Tue., 7/5/16, 9:00am 10:00am @ MCPL Spencer
Join the Spencer Branch when Elmer Hayes, a Korean War Veteran from Stratford, presents this unique historical presentation that will combine a musical instrument with war history. Hayes will look ... (read more)
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YA for Adults: "The 5th Wave" by Rick Yancey

Thu., 7/7/16, 7:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join our young adult librarian and discuss a popular teen novel! For the month of July, we'll be reading "The 5th Wave" by Rick Yancey. We're always looking for new attendees, so feel free to join us! ... (read more)
Book Club Wausau Adults | Add to your calendar.
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Book Club: "Pride and Prejudice" by Jane Austen

Mon., 7/11/16, 5:45pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Marathon City
The Marathon City Book Club is held the second Monday of each month. The book for July is "Pride and Prejudice" by Jane Austen. We're always looking for new attendees, so feel free to join us! ... (read more)
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Book Club: "Look Again" by Lisa Scottoline

Tue., 7/12/16, 2:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Hatley
Join us for our monthly book club at MCPL Hatley! For July, we'll read and discuss "Look Again" by Lisa Scottoline. We're always looking for new attendees, so feel free to join us! ... (read more)
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Library Learning: Facebook Fundamentals [Part 1]

Do you ever feel like you're missing out on things because you don't have a Facebook account? Let us help you change that! Participants in this free class will create a Facebook account (if they don't already have one) and learn how to perform basic functions within Facebook, such as completing your profile, adding pictures and sending friend requests. Part 2 of this class will expand upon what is taught in Part 1. ... (read more)
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Book Club: "Joy for Beginners" by Erica Bauermeister

Thu., 7/14/16, 11:30am 12:30pm @ MCPL Edgar
Join us for our monthly book club at MCPL Edgar! We'll read and discuss "Joy for Beginners" by Eric Bauermeister for the month of July. We're always looking for new attendees, so feel free to join us! ... (read more)
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Book Club: "The Oregon Trail" by Rinker Buck

Thu., 7/14/16, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Athens
Join us as we discuss "The Oregon Trail: A New American Journey" by Rinker Buck. Buck"s epic account of traveling the length of the Oregon Trail the old-fashioned way -- ... (read more)
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Book Club: "Room" by Emma Donoghue

Mon., 7/18/16, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Stratford
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "Room" by Emma Donoghue. ... (read more)
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Book Club: "Heaven is For Real" by Todd Burpo

Mon., 7/18/16, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Join us for our monthly book club at MCPL Mosinee! The book we'll read and discuss in July is "Heaven is for Real" by Todd Burpo. We're always looking for new attendees, so feel free to join us! ... (read more)
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Women's Night Out: "All the Light We Cannot See" by Anthony Doerr

Mon., 7/18/16, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us for our monthly Women's Night Out Book Club! We'll read and discuss "All the Light We Cannot See" by Anthony Doerr. We're always looking for new attendees, so feel free to join us! ... (read more)
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MCPL DIY: Thumb Tack Paper Lantern

Join us to create unique "shades" for candles, mason jars and other receptacles using paper and thumb tacks! We'll show you how to draw a design on your shade and ... (read more)
Crafts Hands-on Learning Wausau Adults | Add to your calendar.

Personal Money Management: Money Management Strategies

Tue., 7/26/16, 6:00pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Hatley
You work hard for your money - get tips to help make your money work harder and smarter for you! Professional financial associate Reggie Jorgensen will present a seminar on general money management strategies as part of the Personal Money Management series at the Hatley Branch. ... (read more)
Community Money Management Small Business Social Issues Hatley Adults | Add to your calendar.
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Book Club: "Hot, Flat, and Crowded" by Thomas L. Friedman

Wed., 7/27/16, 11:00am 12:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Join us for a friendly discussion of "Hot, Flat, and Crowded" by Thomas L. Friedman! We're always looking for new attendees, so feel free to join us! ... (read more)
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Perennial Planting

Wed., 7/27/16, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Join Janice Berry, volunteer with the UW-Extension Master Gardeners program, to learn all about perennials! Janice will be bringing soil and pots to demonstrate the best ways to plant and ... (read more)
Gardening Mosinee Adults | Add to your calendar.

Walloping Wonder Game Day

Wed., 7/27/16, 2:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Edgar
Children and their families are invited to play some larger-than-life board games at our Edgar Branch! Attendees will have the opportunity to play over-sized versions of several popular games including Kerplunk, tic-tac-toe and Jenga!
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Library Learning: Facebook Fundamentals [Part 2]

If you're relatively new to Facebook or just want to explore all that the social network has to offer, join us for "Part 2" of our Facebook Fundamentals class! After ... (read more)
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MCPL Live! Wisconsin Author CeCelia Zorn

Thu., 7/28/16, 5:30pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us for an evening with Eau Claire, Wisc. author CeCelia Zorn as she reads from her novel "Angels Don't Get Tattoos" about a 16-year-old with end-stage cancer who expects to die peacefully. Instead, she collides with family, friends, societal isolation, her aching heart, and a brutal secret from her past. ... (read more)
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Summer Canning Series: Prepare to Pickle!

Mon., 8/1/16, 6:00pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us for a series of summer programs and learn how to can all of those fresh vegetables from the garden right after harvest! ... (read more)
Food Gardening Hands-on Learning Wausau Adults | Add to your calendar.

History of the One-Room Schoolhouse

Tue., 8/2/16, 9:00am 10:00am @ MCPL Spencer
Join MCPL for a presentation focused on the history of the one-room schoolhouse! Gary Gisselman from the Marathon County Historical Society will lead the presentation, which will explore the use ... (read more)
History Spencer Adults Seniors | Add to your calendar.

MCPL Live! John Bascom and the Origins of the Wisconsin Idea

Tue., 8/2/16, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us for an engaging lecture and author visit centered around the origins of the "Wisconsin Idea"! ... (read more)
Author Visit College History Wausau Adults | Add to your calendar.

YA for Adults: "The Sin Eater's Daughter" by Melinda Salisbury

Thu., 8/4/16, 7:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join our young adult librarian and discuss a popular teen novel! For the month of August, we'll be reading "The Sin Eater's Daughter" by Melinda Salisbury. We're always looking for new attendees, so feel free to join us! ... (read more)
Book Club Wausau Adults | Add to your calendar.
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Book Club: "Station Eleven" by Emily St. John Mandel

Mon., 8/8/16, 5:45pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Marathon City
Join us for our monthly book club at MCPL Marathon City! The book for August is "Station Eleven" by Emily St. John Mandel. ... (read more)
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Summer Canning Series: Top-shelf Tomatoes and Super Salsa

Mon., 8/8/16, 6:00pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us for a series of summer programs and learn how to can all of those fresh vegetables from the garden right after harvest! ... (read more)
Farming Food Gardening Hands-on Learning Wausau Adults | Add to your calendar.
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Book Club: "Orphan Train" by Christina Baker Kline

Tue., 8/9/16, 2:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Hatley
Join us for our monthly book club at MCPL Hatle! For August, we'll read and discuss "Orphan Train" by Christina Baker Kline. We're always looking for new attendees, so feel free to join us! ... (read more)
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MCPL Live! Courage and Sacrifice in the Shadow of Iwo Jima

Tue., 8/9/16, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
What started as a genealogy project for Dennis Blocker to learn more about his grandfather's WWII military service turned into a 15-year effort to research a little-known battle that occurred ... (read more)
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Book Club: "Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children" by Ransom Riggs

Wed., 8/10/16, 11:30am 12:30pm @ MCPL Edgar
Join us for our monthly book club at MCPL Edgar! We'll read and discuss "Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children" by Ransom Riggs for the month of August. We're always looking for new attendees, so feel free to join us! ... (read more)
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Book Club: B.Y.O. Book

Thu., 8/11/16, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Athens
In August, our monthly book club members are encouraged to bring a book of their choice for a Bring Your Own Book Club! You'll get to share what you loved ... (read more)
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Book Club: "All The Light We Cannot See" by Anthony Doerr

Mon., 8/15/16, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Stratford
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "All The Light We Cannot See" by Anthony Doerr. We're always happy to ... (read more)
Book Club Stratford Adults | Add to your calendar.

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

Mon., 8/15/16, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Join us for our monthly book club at MCPL Mosinee! The book we're reading for the month of August is "The All-Girl Filling Station's Last Reunion" by Fannie Flagg. We're always looking for more attendees, so feel free to join us! ... (read more)
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Summer Canning Series: Steam Canning Made Simple!

Mon., 8/15/16, 6:00pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us for a series of summer programs and learn how to can all of those fresh vegetables from the garden right after harvest! ... (read more)
Farming Food Gardening Hands-on Learning Health Wausau Adults | Add to your calendar.

Library Learning: Intro to Microsoft Word

Microsoft Word isn't just for writing letters to family or friends. You can also craft resumes, cover letters, make signs, invitations and a range of other options! During this class, ... (read more)
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Personal Money Management: Preparing for Life Events

Tue., 8/16/16, 6:00pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Hatley
You've heard the old saying "Life happens when you're making other plans." Join us for a seminar on making financial plans for life events! Professional financial associate Reggie Jorgensen will present the seminar "Preparing for Life Events" as part of the Personal Money Management series at the Hatley Branch. Life's changes - marriage, sending kids to college, career changes, aging parents, retirement and collecting Social Security - all take preparation. In this seminar you will be provided with information and guidance to help you make sound decisions for the future. Free and open to the public, no registration required. ... (read more)
Community Money Management Social Issues Hatley Adults | Add to your calendar.

Ninja Night

Tue., 8/16/16, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children are invited to discover their inner ninja and help celebrate the close of the Summer Reading Club! We'll begin by reading a few ninja-related stories, followed by activities such ... (read more)
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