Events for Adults


Wisconsin Valley Fair logo

Visit our booth at the fair!

Tue., 7/29/14 Sun., 8/3/14 @ Wisconsin Valley Fair
Library staff and volunteers will be at the Wisconsin Valley Fair throughout the week at a display booth filled with information about the library and activities for all fairgoers of all ages! The booth will be staffed noon through 8pm throughout the week.
Off-site Slp Wisconsin Valley Fair Children Adults | Add to your calendar.
Kourtney Heintz

Be a Productive Part-Time Writer

Thu., 7/31/14, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Author and blogger Kourtney Heintz will share tips and techniques on becoming a productive writer while maintaining a day job. Heintz, a former management consultant, wrote two novels while working full time, and will teach you how to set reasonable deadlines with clear goals. ... (read more)
Slp Author Visit Writing Wausau Adults | Add to your calendar.
fantasy space creatures

Sci-Fi Saturday: "The Dark Crystal"

Sat., 8/2/14, 2:00pm 3:45pm @ MCPL Wausau
Watch a free sci-fi movie on the library's third floor! (Rated PG | 93 min.) (film details) (request the DVD) ... (read more)
Slp Movie Sci-fi Saturday Wausau Adults Children | Add to your calendar.
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.
B.C. Kowalski

Author Visit: B. C. Kowalski

Sat., 8/9/14, 2:00pm 4:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Author and journalist B. C. Kowalski, of Stevens Point, recently self-published his first novel, a science fiction book called "Robot Awareness." Join us as Kowalski reads excerpts from his book and discusses his writing process and self-publishing experiences.
Author Visit Writing Wausau Adults | Add to your calendar.
Life After Life by Kate Atkinson

Book Club: "Life After Life" by Kate Atkinson

Mon., 8/11/14, 5:45pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Marathon City
Join us for a discussion of "Life After Life" by Kate Atkinson. ... (read more)
Book Club Marathon City Adults | Add to your calendar.
The Art Forger by Barbara Shapiro

Book Club: "The Art Forger" by Barbara Shapiro

Tue., 8/12/14, 2:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Hatley
Join us for a discussion of "The Art Forger" by Barbara Shapiro. ... (read more)
Book Club Hatley Adults | Add to your calendar.
dial-gauge canner

Free Canner Safety Test

Tue., 8/12/14, 4:30pm 6:00pm @ MCPL Hatley
Planning to use your dial-gauge canner this season? Make sure you have it tested for safety! Jackie Carattini, family living agent with the UW-Extension of Marathon County, will be available to test your dial-gauge canner lids. ... (read more)
Hands-on Learning Hatley Adults | Add to your calendar.
canned food

Introduction to Canning and Food Preservation

Tue., 8/12/14, 6:00pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Hatley
Jackie Carattini, family living agent with the UW-Extension of Marathon County, will provide an overview of canning procedures and the science behind them. Registration requested: 715-446-3537. ... (read more)
Hands-on Learning Hatley Adults | Add to your calendar.
Kiss the Dead by Laurell K. Hamilton

Paranormal, Romance & Intrigue Book Club

Wed., 8/13/14, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "Kiss the Dead" from the Anita Blake: Vampire Hunter series by Laurell K. Hamilton! ... (read more)
Book Club Wausau Adults | Add to your calendar.
Wild by Cheryl Strayed

Book Club: "Wild" by Cheryl Strayed

Thu., 8/14/14, 11:30am 12:30pm @ MCPL Edgar
Join us for a discussion of "Wild" by Cheryl Strayed. ... (read more)
Book Club Edgar Adults | Add to your calendar.

Creating Tiny Treasures

Thu., 8/14/14, 6:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Members of the Wisconsin Valley Art Association will share their techniques for creating Tiny Treasures – original artwork created on 2.5" x 3.5" surfaces. Then, participants will have the opportunity to create their own tiny treasure using a variety of art supplies. All materials will be provided. ... (read more)
Art Crafts Wausau Adults | Add to your calendar.
fireman burning books

Sci-Fi Saturday: "Fahrenheit 451"

Sat., 8/16/14, 2:00pm 4:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Watch a free sci-fi movie on the library's third floor! (Unrated | 112 min.) (film details) (request the DVD) (request the book) ... (read more)
Slp Movie Sci-fi Saturday Wausau Adults | Add to your calendar.
Gone Girl by Gillian Flynn

Book Club: "Gone Girl" by Gillian Flynn

Mon., 8/18/14, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Stratford
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "Gone Girl" by Gillian Flynn. ... (read more)
Book Club Stratford Adults | Add to your calendar.
The Things That Keep Us Here by Carla Buckley

Women's Book Club: "The Things That Keep Us Here" by Carla Buckley

Mon., 8/18/14, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "The Things That Keep Us Here" by Carla Buckley. ... (read more)
Book Club Womens Book Club Wausau Adults | Add to your calendar.

Creating Tiny Treasures

Sat., 8/23/14, 2:00pm 4:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Members of the Wisconsin Valley Art Association will share their techniques for creating Tiny Treasures – original artwork created on 2.5" x 3.5" surfaces. Then, participants will have the opportunity to create their own tiny treasure using a variety of art supplies. All materials will be provided. ... (read more)
Art Crafts Wausau Adults | Add to your calendar.
books

Find your next book on Facebook!

Mon., 8/25/14, 4:00pm 7:00pm @ Facebook (Online)
Tell us the last two books you've read, and we'll recommend which book you should read next! To participate, visit www.mcpl.us/fynb during the event, select "Write Post," and provide the titles and authors of two books. Our readers advisory wizards at the Reference Desk will do the rest!
Readers Advisory Online Adults | Add to your calendar.
severe weather

Thunderstorms, Tornadoes, and You

Tue., 8/26/14, 10:30am 11:15am @ MCPL Mosinee
Mike Breunling, meteorologist for WAOW TV, will present a program on weather safety and the science used to predict severe weather. This is an adult event; join us at 9:30am for the children's version. Note: This event formerly was scheduled for 7/22.
Slp Science Nature Mosinee Adults | Add to your calendar.
Sweet Tooth by Ian McEwan

Book Club: "Sweet Tooth" by Ian McEwan

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.
Book Club Rothschild Adults | Add to your calendar.
laboratory equipment

Literary Elements: Science

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.
Slp Book Club Science Literary Elements 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. » Crafts Wausau Adults | Add to your calendar.
The Fault in Our Stars by John Green

Book Club: "The Fault in Our Stars" by John Green

Mon., 9/8/14, 5:45pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Marathon City
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "The Fault in Our Stars" by John Green. ... (read more)
Book Club Marathon City Adults | Add to your calendar.
syringe

Flu Clinic

Tue., 9/9/14, 1:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Spencer
Patrons six months and older can get their flu shots at the library courtesy of the Aspirus VNA Home Health program. Aspirus can bill Medicaid, Medicare and most commercial insurance plans. The cost is $40 for those who wish to pay cash. No appointments necessary.
Health Spencer Adults Children | Add to your calendar.
Home Song by LaVyrle Spencer

Book Club: "Home Song" by LaVyrle Spencer

Tue., 9/9/14, 2:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Hatley
Join us for a discussion of "Home Song" by LaVyrle Spencer. ... (read more)
Book Club Hatley Adults | Add to your calendar.
Outlander by Diana Gabaldon

Paranormal, Romance & Intrigue Book Club

Wed., 9/10/14, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "Outlander" by Diana Gabaldon! ... (read more)
Book Club Wausau Adults | Add to your calendar.
The Butler by Wil Haygood

"The Butler" by Wil Haygood

Thu., 9/11/14, 11:30am 12:30pm @ MCPL Edgar
Join us for a discussion of "The Butler" by Wil Haygood! ... (read more)
Book Club Edgar Adults | Add to your calendar.
The Snow Child by Eowyn Ivey

Book Club: "The Snow Child" by Eowyn Ivey

Thu., 9/11/14, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Athens
Join us for a discussion of "The Snow Child" by Eowyn Ivey. ... (read more)
Book Club Athens Adults | Add to your calendar.
The Forgotten Garden by Kate Morton

Book Club: "The Forgotten Garden" by Kate Morton

Mon., 9/15/14, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Stratford
Join us for a discussion of "The Forgotten Garden" by Kate Morton! ... (read more)
Book Club Stratford Adults | Add to your calendar.
Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline

Book Club: "Orphan Train" by Christina Baker Kline

Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "Orphan Train" by Christina Baker Kline! ... (read more)
More events in this series. » Book Club Spencer Adults | Add to your calendar.
The Aviators Wife by Melanie Benjamin

Women's Book Club: "The Aviator's Wife" by Melanie Benjamin

Mon., 9/15/14, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "The Aviator's Wife" by Melanie Benjamin. ... (read more)
Book Club Womens Book Club Wausau Adults | Add to your calendar.