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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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Knit Night

Thu., 4/2/15, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
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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Mondays with TED

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)
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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 12:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Presented by Snapshot Science, LLC, in collaboration with Robert W. 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)
Activities Community Crafts Gardening Hands-on Learning Nature Outdoor Recreation Science Wausau Children Early Elementary Tweens | Add to your calendar.

Flower Gardening and Design

Thu., 4/23/15, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Come learn about gardening and get your hands dirty! MCPL Wausau is partnering with Robert W. Monk Gardens to provide a series of garden programs. The first pair of programs-"Container Gardening"-at the library will teach you the ins and outs of container ... (read more)
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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 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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Movie Night: "Inherent Vice"

Tue., 4/28/15, 5:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
An L.A. detective with a weakness for vices goes in search of his missing girlfriend in this adaptation of a Thomas Pynchon novel. Directed by Paul-Thomas Anderson, the film stars Joaquin Phoenix, Josh Brolin, Owen Wilson and others. (2015|148 min.|Rated R)
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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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Alien Species Invade the Library! Part 2 out at Monk Gardens

Sat., 5/16/15, 10:30am 12:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us out at beautiful Monk Gardens in Wausau for part 2 of our Alien Species event. Children and families can enjoy a morning of fresh air and nature, and transfer their planted vegetable cups from the first day of the ... (read more)
Activities Community Gardening Nature Off-site Outdoor Recreation Science Wausau Children Early Elementary Tweens | Add to your calendar.

Classic Matinee Monday: "Sweet Smell of Success"

Mon., 5/18/15, 3:00pm 5:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us for a free film on the library's third floor, and bring your popcorn! J. J. Hunsecker (Burt Lancaster) is a news columnist who wields his power like a club, steamrolling friends and enemies alike. Sidney Falco (Tony Curtis) is a ... (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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Summer Comics Club

Mon., 6/1/15 Thu., 8/20/15 @ MCPL Wausau
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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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 and 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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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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Bracelets for a Cause

Tue., 7/14/15, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens and Tweens: Would you like to make a difference in a young child's life? Please join us to create some really cool bracelets that we can donate to the Children's Hospital of Wisconsin (www.chw.org). The Children's Hospital will ... (read more)
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Mondays with TED

Mon., 7/27/15, 7:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Stop by the library to watch and discuss a selection of talks from the TED lecture series! (TED is a nonprofit group dedicated to sharing ideas in the form of powerful talks up to 20 min. in length.) All TED programs are free ... (read more)
Community Hands-on Learning Social Issues Technology Slp Wausau Adults | Add to your calendar.

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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