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Cook Book Club: Comfort Food

Mon., 1/26/15, 5:45pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Marathon City
Food. We eat it, talk about it, critique it, and count it as both one of our biggest comforts and worst enemies. This event is a new book club for those of us who love to cook, talk about cooking, enjoy sharing ... (read more)
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Winter Fest

Sat., 1/31/15, 10:30am 3:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children and their families are invited to join us for stories and crafts as we partner with Wausau Events to help celebrate Winter Fest. We will begin at 10:30 with a "snowy" family story time followed by art and craft projects ... (read more)
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Older American Day

Tue., 2/3/15, 9:00am 10:00am @ MCPL Spencer
Police Chief Shawn Bauer of the Spencer Police Department will be focusing on the different types of identity theft, credit card safety and phone scams. This program is free and open to the public. For more information please call the ... (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, along with some knitting supplies, but knitters are invited to bring their own supplies as ... (read more)
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WAEA Youth Art Month Exhibit and Reception

Sat., 2/7/15, 9:00am Sat., 2/14/15, 5:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
NEW! Stop by the library to view art created by students from across Wisconsin! About 40 works of art by K-12 students will be on display for one week throughout the second floor, as part of the Wisconsin Art Education Association's Youth Art ... (read more)
Art Community Crafts Wausau Adults Children Parents Teens | Add to your calendar.

Classic Matinee Monday: "Marty"

Mon., 2/9/15, 2:00pm 4:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us for a free matinee screening of a classic film! Ahead of Valentine's Day, we'll show the unconventional romance "Marty" starring Ernest Borgnine and Betsy Blair. This Oscar-winning story, penned by Paddy Chayefsky, follows 24 important hours in the lives of ... (read more)
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Library Learning: MCPL Online

Thu., 2/12/15, 6:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us to learn more about many online resources available to library patrons from anywhere! MCPL staff will guide patrons through an overview of our online resources, including Ancestry, Auto & Small engine Repair, Consumer Reports, EBSCO, Hobbies and Home ... (read more)
Community Crafts Hands-on Learning Health Money Management Technology Wausau Adults | Add to your calendar.

Classic Matinee Monday: "To Have and Have Not"

Mon., 2/23/15, 2:00pm 4:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us for a free screening of a classic matinee! During WWII, American expatriate Harry Morgan (Humphrey Bogart) helps transport a Free French Resistance leader (Walter Brennan) and his beautiful wife (Lauren Bacall) to Martinique. "To Have and Have Not" is the first ... (read more)
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Cookbook Club: Super Soups

Mon., 2/23/15, 5:45pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Marathon City
This event is a new book club for those of us who love to cook, talk about cooking, enjoy sharing recipes, or simply like to eat and need a night out. This month we will be swapping recipes and recommending cookbooks based ... (read more)
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Parenting: Whining, Tantrums, Back Talk, Oh NO!

Thu., 3/5/15, 6:00pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Hatley
Are you frustrated about telling children the same thing over and over? Learn to get your children to tune in so you can stop yelling and they start listening. You'll learn how to teach your child respect and responsibility. Linda Salzman ... (read more)
None 0 Community Social Issues Hatley Adults Parents Teens | Add to your calendar.

Art Cluster Student Artwork On Display

Sat., 3/7/15, 11:30am 1:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
NEW! A reception is being held for friends and relatives of students in Wausau School District's Art Cluster program. Everyone is invited to see and celebrate the beautiful works of art created by our local grade-school students. Student art will be on display ... (read more)
Art Community Wausau Adults Children Early Elementary Educators | Add to your calendar.

Mondays with TED

Mon., 3/9/15, 2:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
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.) Twice each month, ... (read more)
Community Health Social Issues Technology Wausau Adults | Add to your calendar.

Movie Night: "Big Hero 6"

Tue., 3/10/15, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us for a free movie on the library's third floor! When a criminal plot threatens the hi-tech metropolis of San Fransokyo, brilliant young robotics whiz Hiro Hamada (voice of Ryan Potter) leaps into action with his tech-savvy friends, and his robot ... (read more)
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Mondays with TED

Mon., 3/16/15, 7:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
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.) Twice each month, ... (read more)
Community Health Social Issues Technology Wausau Adults | Add to your calendar.

Creative Power: VSA Wisconsin's Traveling Exhibition

Wed., 3/18/15 Wed., 5/20/15 @ MCPL Wausau
Stop by the library to view works of art created by children, young adults and adults with disabilities from across Wisconsin. The "Creative Power" traveling exhibition includes 30 pieces of art, and is curated by VSA Wisconsin, a group dedicated to providing ... (read more)
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Classic Matinee Monday: "Anatomy of a Murder"

Mon., 3/23/15, 2:00pm 5:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
In a murder trial, the defendant says he suffered temporary insanity after the victim raped his wife. What is the truth, and will he win his case? James Stewart stars in Otto Preminger's film adaptation of Robert Traver's novel, and some parts ... (read more)
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Movie Night: The Theory of Everything

Tue., 3/24/15, 6:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
NEW! Join us for a movie on the library's third floor! Eddie Redmayne and Felicity Jones star in this Oscar-nominated film about famed physicist Stephen Hawking and his wife. Free and open to public, no registration required, and it's BYOP (bring your own ... (read more)
Community Health Movie Science Wausau Adults | Add to your calendar.

Mondays with TED

Mon., 4/6/15, 2:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
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)
Community History Social Issues Technology Wausau Adults Educators | Add to your calendar.

MCPL Live! The Poetry of Song

Thu., 4/9/15, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Celebrate National Poetry Month and the art of songwriting during this open mic reading session. Bring some of your favorite poetic lyrics to share with others - no instruments or singing necessary. Rap, folk or other genres, lyrics that rhyme or don't ... (read more)
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Classic Matinee Monday: "Singin' in the Rain"

Mon., 4/13/15, 2:00pm 4:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us twice each month for a free movie matinee! Gene Kelly, Donald O'Connor and Debbie Reynolds star in one of Hollywood's greatest musicals as cast members of a silent film production company struggling to make the transition to sound. (1952|103 min.|NR)
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Alien Species Invade the Library! Part One

Sat., 4/18/15, 10:30am Wed., 4/8/15, 12:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
NEW! Presented by Snapshot Science, LLC, in collaboration with Robert E. Monk Gardens and Marathon County Public Library: Do you like nature and science? Do you want to see alien species invading Wisconsin? Do you want to learn how to plant seeds ... (read more)
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Mondays with TED

Mon., 4/20/15, 2:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Stop by the library to watch a selection of environmental talks from the TED lecture series ahead of Earth Day! (What is TED? It's a nonprofit group dedicated to sharing ideas in the form of powerful talks no more than 20 min. ... (read more)
Community Farming Gardening Nature Social Issues Technology Wausau Adults | Add to your calendar.

Classic Movie Matinee: "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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Mondays with TED

Mon., 5/4/15, 2:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
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)
Art Community Music Social Issues Technology Wausau Adults | Add to your calendar.

Mondays with TED

Mon., 5/18/15, 2:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
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.) Ahead of Memorial ... (read more)
Community History Social Issues Technology Wausau Adults | Add to your calendar.

Lunch and Learn: Hunger in Marathon County

Wed., 6/17/15, 12:00pm 1:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
NEW! 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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Local Heroes: The Mosinee Police Department

Wed., 7/8/15, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Mosinee
NEW! 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.
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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.
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