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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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Mondays with TED

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)
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Finding the Middle Way

Finding the Middle Way: Nhriav Txoj Kev Hauv Nraub Nrab

Sat., 4/25/15, 1:00pm 2:45pm @ MCPL Wausau
The public is invited to a community presentation of this documentary film showing the history of the Hmong American community primarily in Portage County. It explores such topics as cultural traditions, working life, intergenerational relationships and Hmong and non-Hmong relationships. There will ... (read more)
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Classic Matinee Monday: "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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Movie Night: "Inherent Vice"

Tue., 4/28/15, 5:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
A private detective with a weakness for vices investigates a kidnapping case involving his old flame and her missing sugar daddy, a powerful real-estate mogul, at the tail end of the psychedelic 1960s. Directed by Paul-Thomas Anderson, the film stars Joaquin Phoenix, ... (read more)
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Classic Matinee Monday: "The Night of the Hunter"

Mon., 5/11/15, 2:00pm 4:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us for a free classic film, and bring a snack! Robert Mitchum stars as psychotic (and phony) preacher Harry Powell, whose deviousness knows no end in his hunt for hidden cash. All that stands in his way are two kids and ... (read more)
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Flower Bed Design

Learn how to plan or improve your flower garden! Please plan to attend both sessions held at Monk Gardens. The May 16 session will be on garden design, while the June 4 session will involve planting items in the MCPL flower bed ... (read more)
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Wisconsin's Role in the Civil War

Sat., 5/30/15, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Edgar
Brett Barker, Associate Professor of History at UW-Marathon County, will present “Wisconsin’s Role in the Civil War” as part of the 150th Anniversary Celebration to mark the end of the Civil War. The presentation will take place on May 30th at 1:00PM ... (read more)
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Older Americans Day: Heroes of Marathon County

Mon., 6/8/15, 10:00am 11:00am @ MCPL Wausau
Did you know that Marathon County has its share of well-known heroes? Gary Gisselman of the Marathon County Historical Society will present this Older Americans Day program on such fabled locals as football player Elroy "Crazy Legs" Hirsch, the Fromm Brothers of ... (read more)
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Lunch & Learn: Hunger in Marathon County

Wed., 6/17/15, 12:00pm 1:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
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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Comics Club

Do you love comic books? Through our Summer Library Program theme of heroes and superheroes, MCPL Wausau is starting a discussion group for fans of comics and graphic novels. The group will meet at 7 p.m. on the fourth Thursday of the ... (read more)
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Heros in our Community Storytime

Tue., 7/7/15, 10:30am 11:15am @ MCPL Rothschild
Come join this special Story Time and learn about the different heroes in our community through books and songs. A special guest will be making an appearance to speak about what job he has in the community! All ages are welcome!
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Local Heroes: The Mosinee Police Department

Wed., 7/8/15, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Mosinee
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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MCPL Live! Mai Na M. Lee: Dreams of the Hmong Kingdom

Tue., 7/14/15, 6:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us for an interesting presentation and discussion on Hmong history! In her new book "Dreams of the Hmong Kingdom," Mai Na M. Lee details the political alliances and clan rivalries that consumed the Hmong people under French colonial rule in the ... (read more)
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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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The Super-est Superhero Debate

Thu., 8/6/15, 6:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Who is the mightiest superhero of them all? Can Batman defeat Superman or anyone else? Would the Incredible Hulk crush all competition? This is your chance to present "evidence" in support of your favorite superhero. We'll form teams, or let you go ... (read more)
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Lunch & Learn: Mark Treinen of Daily Herald Media

Wed., 8/12/15, 12:00pm 1:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Bring your lunch to MCPL Wausau and learn from local and regional experts on a variety of topics! Mark Treinen, executive editor of Daily Herald Media, will provide a behind-the-scenes look at the newsroom and different initiatives underway at the media organization. ... (read more)
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