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)
More events in this series (10). » Activities Book Club Community Health Nature Outdoor Recreation Hatley Adults

Teen Art: Dot Mosaics

Thu., 8/25/16, 6:00pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Athens
Teens are invited to the library for an evening of paper art! Attendees will use small multi-colored paper dots to create decorative mosaics and will have the option of filling ... (read more)
Crafts Athens Teens

Missing Threads: The Story of the Wisconsin Indian Child Welfare Act

Thu., 8/25/16, 6:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us for a film that documents an important chapter in Wisconsin's state and Native American history! ... (read more)
Community History Movie Social Issues Wausau Adults

MCPL Live! "Going for Wisconsin Gold" with Jessie Garcia

Mon., 8/29/16, 6:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
After the Summer Olympics wrap up in Brazil, join author and award-winning sportscaster Jessie Garcia to hear stories of state Olympians from her new book "Going for Wisconsin Gold," published in August by the Wisconsin Historical Society Press. ... (read more)
Author Visit History Sports Wausau Adults

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)
More events in this series (13). » Art Crafts Wausau Adults

Banned Books Week Art Contest

Thu., 9/1/16 Sat., 10/1/16 @ All MCPL Locations
The Marathon County Public Library is encouraging local artists to share their talent in recognition of Banned Books Week and celebrating the freedom to read! ... (read more)
Art Crafts History Social Issues All Locations Adults

Hunger Action Month Food Drive

September is Hunger Action Month, and patrons in the Mosinee and Rothschild areas are encouraged to support a local food pantry that helps residents and families in your areas! ... (read more)
Community Mosinee Adults

Foraging for Wild Edibles

Have you ever come across berries or other plants during a walk and wondered if they were safe to eat? Learn about the wide world of wild edibles at this ... (read more)
Food Health Nature Wausau Adults

Knit Night

NEW! 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, and new knitters are always welcome! We provide the space and a selection of pattern books, you bring your own supplies. ... (read more)
More events in this series (3). » Activities Crafts Hands-on Learning Wausau Adults

History of the One-Room Schoolhouse

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 Local History Spencer Adults Seniors

LEGO® Block Party

Children of all ages and their families are invited to build creative projects using LEGO blocks! All blocks will be provided. Free and no registration required.
More events in this series (19). » Hands-on Activities Mosinee Children

POV Preview Month: "Kingdom of Shadows"

Tue., 9/6/16, 5:30pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us every Tuesday night in September for free preview screenings of documentaries from PBS' acclaimed POV film series! ... (read more)
History Movie Social Issues Wausau Adults
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Teen Advisory Group

Teen Advisory Group (TAG) is a chance for teens to have a say in program decisions and volunteer at the library. TAG meetings are for members only, but teens can apply by completing the forms at www.mcpl.us/teenzone/tag.
More events in this series (3). » Volunteer Community Wausau Teens

Library Learning: Internet Basics

Are you curious about (or maybe a little intimidated by) all that's available on the Internet? Join us to learn some basics on navigating the world wide web. Participants will learn basic information about the internet and how to use a browser, along with free time to explore with the help of our staff. Bring your questions, too! ... (read more)
More events in this series (1). » Hands-on Learning Technology Wausau Adults

Book Club: "Labor Day" by Joyce Maynard

Thu., 9/8/16, 11:30am 12:30pm @ MCPL Edgar
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss the book "Labor Day" by author Joyce Maynard. ... (read more)
Book Club Edgar Adults

Food Dehydrating 101

Thu., 9/8/16, 6:00pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Hatley
Have you been thinking about making jerky? Drying your own herbs? Or have you just been thinking about those amazing zucchini chips you tried last summer? Join us for an introduction to dehydration and drying of basic foods. ... (read more)
Community Farming Gardening Hands-on Learning Health Hatley Adults

Book Club: "Last Bus to Wisdom" by Ivan Doig

Thu., 9/8/16, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Athens
Join us for our monthly book club at MCPL Athens! The book we'll read and discuss in September is "Last Bus to Wisdom" by Ivan Doig. We're always looking for new attendees, so feel free to join us! ... (read more)
Book Club Athens Adults

Spanish Story Time

Mon., 9/12/16, 9:30am 10:00am @ MCPL Wausau
Join us for a bilingual family story time! All ages are welcome to participate in books, songs, rhymes and folklore in English and Spanish. We encourage those with no prior ... (read more)
Story Time Wausau Adults Children Parents Preschool

Book Babies Story Time

Mon., 9/12/16, 10:00am 10:30am @ MCPL Wausau
Features 20 minutes of "lap sit" story time. Each child must be accompanied by an adult. Older siblings may attend, but please be aware that this program meets the developmental ... (read more)
Story Time Wausau Children
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Book Club: "Kitchens of the Great Midwest" by J. Ryan Stradal

Mon., 9/12/16, 5:45pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Marathon City
Join us for the Marathon City Book Club, held the second Monday of each month. The book for September is "Kitchens of the Great Midwest" by J. Ryan Stradal. ... (read more)
Book Club Marathon City Adults

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)
More events in this series (3). » Crafts Spencer Adults

Summer Canning Series

Mon., 9/12/16, 6:00pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Learn how to can your garden vegetables in these presentations by Jackie Carattini, family living agent for Marathon County UW-Extension! ... (read more)
Food Gardening Health Wausau Adults
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Book Club: "Mystic River" by Dennis LeHane

Tue., 9/13/16, 2:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Hatley
Join us for our monthly book club at MCPL Hatley! For September, we'll read and discuss "Mystic River" by Dennis LeHane, ... (read more)
Book Club Hatley Adults

POV Preview Month: "Thank You For Playing"

Tue., 9/13/16, 5:30pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us every Tuesday night in September for preview screenings of documentaries from the POV film series before they premiere on PBS! ... (read more)
Games Health Movie Science Social Issues Technology Wausau Adults

International Dot Day

Thu., 9/15/16, 1:00pm 4:00pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Celebrate International Dot Day with our Mosinee Branch! Children, teens and their families are invited to make their own dot illustrations honoring the book "The Dot" by Peter H. Reynolds ... (read more)
Crafts Mosinee Children Teens Tweens

Volcano Science

Thu., 9/15/16, 4:00pm 5:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Learn how volcanoes work, create your own, and then blow it up! Elementary school children (K-5) will learn the science behind how volcanoes form, starting deep inside the earth before ... (read more)
Activities Hands-on Learning Science Wausau Children Early Elementary

Family Fitness

Stop by MCPL Wausau on the third Thursday of every month for 45 minutes of all things fitness and fun! ... (read more)
More events in this series (3). » Hands-on Learning Health Wausau Children Parents

Phonographic Memory

Join us on the third Thursday of each month to share stories, memories and songs from your favorite vinyl records! ... (read more)
More events in this series (3). » Community History Music Technology Wausau Adults

Curious George's 75th Anniversary Party

Sat., 9/17/16, 10:30am 12:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
We're celebrating the 75th anniversary of the Curious George books by H.A. Rey and the lovable, insatiably curious monkey he introduced to the world! ... (read more)
Activities Art Crafts Games Story Time Wausau Children Parents Preschool

Building Adventures

Children and their families are invited to build and create together with multiple types of building materials: Tinkertoys, Gears, LEGO and DUPLO blocks, wood blocks and other materials. This family-friendly program involves open-ended exploration. ... (read more)
More events in this series (6). » Activities Hands-on Learning Wausau Children Early Elementary Parents

Book Club: "Life of Pi" by Yann Martel

Mon., 9/19/16, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Join us for our monthly book club! For September, we'll be reading "Life of Pi" by Yann Martel. We're always happy to have new attendees, so feel free to join us! ... (read more)
Book Club Mosinee Adults

Book Club: "Cutting for Stone" by Abraham Verghese

Mon., 9/19/16, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Stratford
Join us for our monthly book club at MCPL Stratford! The book we'll read and discuss in September is "Cutting for Stone" by Abraham Verghese. We're always looking for new attendees, so feel free to join us! ... (read more)
Book Club Stratford Adults

Needle Arts Nights

Interested in knitting, crocheting, embroidering, cross-stitching, quilting or other needle related crafts? People of all ages and experience levels are invited to gather with others for creating and socializing. Bring ... (read more)
More events in this series (2). » Activities Community Crafts Hands-on Learning Hatley Adults Children Teens

Family Fun Night: Under the Sea

Mon., 9/19/16, 6:00pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Edgar
Join us in Edgar on the third Monday of every month for Family Fun Night! ... (read more)
Art Story Time Hands-on Activities Edgar Children Parents Preschool

All About Fall Story Time!

Tue., 9/20/16, 10:30am 11:30am @ MCPL Rothschild
Join us at the MCPL Rothschild Branch for this special Family Story Time! We'll learn all about the season Fall, read stories, sing songs and create crafts! ... (read more)
Crafts Story Time Rothschild Children Parents Preschool

Tween STEAM: Using Code Academy to Create a Website

Tue., 9/20/16, 4:00pm 5:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Tweens are invited to experiment with Code Academy, an online tool that helps teach coding. For this session, we will work our way through the basics of creating a website using HTML and CSS. Participants can earn badges as they work their way through the course. All participants will need an email to sign up for this free website. ... (read more)
Technology Wausau Children Tweens

POV Preview Month: "From This Day Forward"

Tue., 9/20/16, 5:30pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us every Tuesday night in September for preview screenings of documentaries from the POV film series before they premiere on PBS! ... (read more)
History Social Issues Wausau Adults

Little Explorers

Children will play, discover, create, build and experiment at this combination story time and hands-on exploration time. Hands-on activities are based on S.T.E.A.M. concepts(Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math) with lots of fun included. It will include such programs as Crazy Wild Art, Pete the Cat Cool Math, Messy Science Fun, and an opportunity to Build, Smash and Create. ... (read more)
More events in this series (3). » Crafts Hands-on Learning Music Science Story Time Wausau Children Preschool

Scratch Intensive Workshop

Teens and tweens will have the opportunity to explore Scratch Programming with this four-week workshop! The first session will cover the basics and each meeting thereafter will build upon those skills. Attendees will have the chance to build four different programs that explore different aspects of the program as you advance. No experience in working with programming is necessary to participate. ... (read more)
More events in this series (3). » Hands-on Learning Technology Wausau Teens Tweens

CommUNITY Fest

Sat., 9/24/16, 9:00am 2:00pm @ Marathon Park
Stop by and visit the Marathon County Public Library booth during the United Way's CommUNITY Fest at Marathon Park! We'll have activities and crafts for kids and families, and lots of information about the library and some of our upcoming programs and events! ... (read more)
Activities Crafts Marathon Park Adults Children Parents Preschool Tweens

Messy Monday

Join us on the last Monday of the month, after Book Babies story time, for fun and slightly messy hands-on activities for children less than two years old! Activities will help babies develop fine motor skills, grow their vocabulary and explore their world. ... (read more)
More events in this series (3). » Activities Hands-on Learning Story Time Wausau Children

Passport Event

Mon., 9/26/16, 3:00pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Do you see international travel in your future? If so (or just in case), stop by the Mosinee library during Passport Awareness Month to apply for a passport! ... (read more)
Passports Mosinee Adults Teens

Quilting and Beyond in the Afternoon

Quilters young and old, experienced and beginners, are invited to gather to learn, create and share. We will be hand quilting, so machines are not needed. Quilters are asked to ... (read more)
More events in this series (2). » Crafts Hands-on Activities Stratford Adults

POV Preview Month: "Seven Songs For a Long Life"

Tue., 9/27/16, 5:30pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us every Tuesday night in September for preview screenings of documentaries from the POV film series before they premiere on PBS! ... (read more)
Health Movie Music Social Issues Wausau Adults
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Book Club: "Dead Wake" by Erik Larson

Wed., 9/28/16, 11:00am 12:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Join us for our monthly book club at MCPL Rothschild! The book we're reading for September is "Dead Wake: The Last Crossing of the Lusitania" by Erik Larson. ... (read more)
Book Club Rothschild Adults

Readers of Classic Literature: The Short Stories of William Faulkner

Wed., 9/28/16, 12:00pm 1:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join the Readers of Classic Literature for a lively discussion of the works of William Faulkner! ... (read more)
Book Club Wausau Adults

Library Learning: Intro to Gmail

Are you ready to leave snail mail behind and create your own email address? Let us help you! ... (read more)
More events in this series (1). » Technology Hands-on Learning Wausau Adults

Anime After Dark

Thu., 9/29/16, 5:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us for Anime After Dark! We will be showing "Parasyte" and "Beautiful Bones." All anime shown will be suitable for adult viewers, with a rating of R17+. "Beautiful Bones" is the story of Sakurako and her obsession with bones and the deaths that led to them. "Parasyte" follows Shinichi Izumi who's hand has been invaded by aliens from outer space. ... (read more)
Movie Wausau Adults

Cuba & Change: Possibilities and Dangers

As the United States and Cuba work to thaw relations between the two countries, join us at either of two MCPL presentations to learn more about the history of Cuba and current events on the island today! ... (read more)
History Social Issues Travel Wausau Adults

This Just In: News & Weather at MCPL

Tue., 10/4/16, 9:00am 10:00am @ MCPL Spencer
Have you ever wondered what all goes in to putting on a morning or evening news broadcast? Visit MCPL's Spencer Branch and let all of your questions be answered! Meteorologist ... (read more)
None 0 Spencer Adults Seniors

MCPL Game Night

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)
Activities Games Rothschild Adults Children Parents Teens Tweens

On the Case: Junior Detectives

Wed., 10/5/16, 1:00pm 4:00pm @ MCPL Mosinee
The Mosinee Branch will host an afternoon of detective activities in honor of Mystery Series Week (October 2-8)! Children and families can participate in activities involving fingerprinting, invisible ink and ... (read more)
Crafts Games Mosinee Children

MCPL DIY: Introduction to Scrapbooking

Have you ever wanted to try scrapbooking but aren't sure where to start? Let us help you! ... (read more)
Crafts Wausau Adults

Medicare Cost Saving Options

Thu., 10/6/16, 6:00pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Hatley
Come and join us for a discussion of Medicare and Medicare cost-saving options! Presenter Mike Graper, an outreach specialist from the Aging & Disability Center of Central Wisconsin (ARDC-CW), will ... (read more)
Community Health Money Management Social Issues Social Security Hatley Adults

MCPL Live! "Adventures on the Ice Age Trail"

Thu., 10/6/16, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
The Ice Age Trail is one of eight National Scenic Trails across the country and cuts a 1,000-mile path across Wisconsin. Join us for an engaging discussion with someone who's seen it all! ... (read more)
Author Visit Nature Outdoor Recreation Wausau Adults

Star Wars Reads Day

Sat., 10/8/16, 10:30am 1:30pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Join us in Rothschild for Star Wars Reads Day, an annual celebration of all things Star Wars and the joy of reading! ... (read more)
Activities Crafts Movie Rothschild Children Parents
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Book Club: "The Lake House" by Kate Morton

Mon., 10/10/16, 5:45pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Marathon City
Join us for our monthly book club! For the month of October, we'll read and discuss "The Lake House" by Kate Morton. We're always looking for new attendees, so feel free to join us! ... (read more)
Book Club Marathon City Adults

Creating Flies for Fly Fishing

Mon., 10/10/16, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Creating insects that mimic the natural world, with the hope of convincing a fish to strike, can be a tricky yet rewarding endeavor. Fly fishing anglers and others are invited to the library to learn the art of fly tying or perhaps pick up some new techniques! ... (read more)
Crafts Hands-on Learning Nature Outdoor Recreation Wausau Adults
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Book Club: "Heaven's Keep" by William Kent Krueger

Tue., 10/11/16, 2:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Hatley
Join us for our monthly book club at MCPL Hatley! For October, we'll read and discuss "Heaven's Keep" by William Kent Krueger. We're always looking for new attendees, so feel free to join us! ... (read more)
Book Club Hatley Adults

Library Learning: Facebook Fundamentals Part 1

If you're sick of friends and family urging you to join this Facebook thing, stop by the library for this class and learn more about it - including setting up your page if you haven't already. ... (read more)
More events in this series (1). » Technology Wausau Adults

Book Sale

Thu., 10/13/16 Sun., 10/16/16 @ MCPL Wausau
It's time again for the Friends of the Marathon County Public Library book sale! ... (read more)
Book Sale Fundraiser Wausau Adults

Book Club: The Light Between Oceans

Thu., 10/13/16, 11:30am 12:30pm @ MCPL Edgar
Stop by the Edgar Branch on the second Tuesday of every month for discussions on a variety of books! In October, the group will discuss The Light Between Oceans. ... (read more)
Book Club Edgar Adults

Star Wars Reads Craft Day!

Thu., 10/13/16, 1:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Athens
The "Star Wars" saga is set a long time ago in a galaxy far, far away, but Star Wars Reads Day is here and now! Help MCPL celebrate this annual ... (read more)
Crafts Activities Athens Children

Book Club: "Go Set a Watchman" by Harper Lee

Thu., 10/13/16, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Athens
Join us for our monthly book club at MCPL Athens! For the month of October, we'll read and discuss "Go Set a Watchman" by Harper Lee. We're always looking for new attendees, so feel free to join us! ... (read more)
Book Club Athens Adults

Firefighters and Fire Safety

Sat., 10/15/16, 10:30am 12:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Stop by MCPL Wausau during Fire Prevention Week and learn all about what it takes to be a firefighter! ... (read more)
Story Time Community Wausau Children Parents Preschool

Book Club: "Frankenstein" by Mary Shelley

Mon., 10/17/16, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Join us for our monthly book club! For October, we're reading "Frankenstein" by Mary Shelley. We're always looking for new attendees, so feel free to join us! ... (read more)
Book Club Mosinee Adults

Book Club: "The Wright Brothers" by David McCullough

Mon., 10/17/16, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Stratford
Join us for our monthly book club at MCPL Stratford! The book we'll read and discuss in October is "The Wright Brothers" by David McCullough. We're always looking for new attendees, so feel free to join us! ... (read more)
Book Club Stratford Adults

Creative Writing Workshop for Teens

Any teens interested in improving their creative writing skills or looking to get feedback from peers won't want to miss our eight-week creative writing workshop! ... (read more)
More events in this series (7). » Writing Workshop Writing Wausau Teens

MCPL Live! Wausau Author Zach Ulrich: "The Eagle's Legacy"

Mon., 10/17/16, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us for an evening with Wausau author Zach Ulrich as he reads and discusses his debut novel "The Eagle's Legacy." ... (read more)
Author Visit Writing Wausau Adults

Monster Bookmarks for Teens

Tue., 10/18/16, 3:00pm 5:00pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Get in the Halloween spirit at our Mosinee Branch! Teens and tweens are invited to create their own monster-themed bookmarks using the art of origami. Get creative and make your ... (read more)
Crafts Mosinee Teens Tweens

Tween STEAM: Spooky Science Experiments

Tue., 10/18/16, 4:00pm 5:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Tweens, join us for a bone-chilling fun time as we use science to explore the spooky world around us! Learn how to grow mummy hands and ghost eggs, touch a boo bubble, and find out how easy it would be to pass a zombie virus around (even without getting bitten!) Attendees will learn about the science behind these fun experiments as they have hands-on fun! All supplies will be provided and no registration is required. ... (read more)
Science Hands-on Learning Activities Wausau Children Tweens

Family Pumpkin Decorating

Wed., 10/19/16, 1:00pm 4:00pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Families are invited to MCPL's Mosinee Branch for an afternoon of pumpkin decorating! Adults and kids alike are welcome to come decorate pumpkins for Halloween using acrylic, kid's washable, and ... (read more)
Holiday Activities Craft Mosinee Adults Children Parents

Weather Science for Kids!

Thu., 10/20/16, 4:00pm 5:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Kids are invited to learn the science behind different kinds of weather by conducting some fun and wacky weather experiments! Elementary school children (grades K-5) will learn how rain falls ... (read more)
Activities Hands-on Learning Science Wausau Children Early Elementary

Monster Mash Halloween Celebration

Thu., 10/20/16, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Spencer
Celebrate Halloween early with a night of fun at the Spencer Branch! Kids and families are invited to the branch for an evening of spooky stories, Halloween-themed crafts and fun! ... (read more)
Crafts Holiday Spencer Children Early Elementary Preschool

Banana Autopsy

Thu., 10/20/16, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens are invited to join us and conduct a banana autopsy as part of the Wisconsin Science Festival! Teens will learn about what a medical examiner looks for when conducting ... (read more)
Science Hands-on Learning Wisconsin Science Festival Wausau Teens

Pumpkin Story Time

Tue., 10/25/16, 10:30am 11:30am @ MCPL Rothschild
Join us at our Rothschild Branch for a special autumn and Halloween-themed Family Story Time! Attendees can paint pumpkins and gourds, sing songs and hear fun fall stories about pumpkins! ... (read more)
Crafts Holiday Social Issues Story Time Rothschild Adults Children Parents Preschool
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Book Club: "Girl on the Train" by Paula Hawkins

Wed., 10/26/16, 11:00am 12:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Join us for our monthly book club! The book we're reading for the month of October is "The Girl on the Train" by Paula Hawkins. We're always looking for more attendees, so feel free to join us! ... (read more)
Book Club Rothschild Adults

Readers of Classic Literature: "Down and Out in Paris and London"

Wed., 10/26/16, 12:00pm 1:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join the Readers of Classic Literature Book Club for a lively, friendly discussion of George Orwell's beloved novel! ... (read more)
Book Club Wausau Adults

Halloween Craft Day

Wed., 10/26/16, 1:00pm 4:00pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Families are invited to MCPL's Mosinee Branch for an afternoon full of Halloween-themed crafts! We'll be making paper plate spiders, masking tape mummies, and mini monsters using toilet paper tubes. ... (read more)
Crafts Activities Mosinee Children Parents

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! ... (read more)
More events in this series (1). » Technology Wausau Adults

Wausau Hauntings: Wausau Paranormal Research Society

Wed., 10/26/16, 6:00pm 8:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Get into the mood for Halloween by learning about some supposed haunted spots right here in Wisconsin! Join Shawn Blaschka and other members of the Wausau Paranormal Research Society as ... (read more)
Paranormal Wausau Adults

Children's Matinee: "The Angry Birds Movie"

Join us on this no-school day for "The Angry Birds Movie!" ... (read more)
Movie Wausau Adults Children Early Elementary Parents

Create a Monster for Teens

Fri., 10/28/16, 11:00am 3:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Teens and tweens are invited to make their own monstrous creations at MCPL's Rothschild Branch! Just in time for Halloween, participants will make monster tails using a Rainbow Loom and ... (read more)
Activities Crafts Holiday Rothschild Children Teens Tweens

Fall Craft Day

Fri., 10/28/16, 1:30pm 4:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Drop into the library on this no-school day for an afternoon of fall crafts! Kids and families will have the chance to create leaf art, design an autumn tree with ... (read more)
Activities Art Crafts Hands-on Learning Wausau Children Early Elementary Preschool Tweens

Pumpkins, Ghosts, Goblins and More!

Sat., 10/29/16, 10:30am 12:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us at our Wausau Headquarters for some not-so-scary stories and Halloween activities! Children of all ages are encouraged to attend this Halloween-themed Family Story Time, which will be followed ... (read more)
Activities Hands-on Learning Music Story Time Wausau Adults Children Parents Preschool

Get to Know Sheriff Scott Parks

Tue., 11/1/16, 9:00am 10:00am @ MCPL Spencer
Stop by the MCPL Spencer Branch to meet Marathon County Sheriff Scott Parks and learn more about the department he leads! ... (read more)
Community Spencer Adults Seniors
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Book Club: "A Place in the Country" by Elizabeth Adler

Tue., 11/8/16, 2:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Hatley
Join us for our monthly book club at MCPL Hatley! For November, we'll read and discuss "A Place in the Country" by Elizabeth Adler. ... (read more)
Book Club Hatley Adults

Building Science

Tue., 11/8/16, 4:00pm 5:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children in grades K-5 are invited to challenge their engineering skills with our Building Science program! We will begin by reading "The Three Little Pigs" (and other variations of the ... (read more)
Activities Hands-on Learning Science Wausau Children Early Elementary

Creative Writing Workshop for Adults

If you're an aspiring writer or just like to write for personal enjoyment, check out our four-week creative writing workshop for adults! The workshop will meet once a week, with participants writing a new, original short piece each week. Each writer will then receive written and verbal feedback from other members in the group. This workshop will be a great way to brush up on your writing skills and express yourself through written word! ... (read more)
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The History of "Taps"

Wed., 11/9/16, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Stratford
Celebrate Veterans Day early with a fascinating presentation combining music and war history! Elmer Hayes, a Korean War veteran from Stratford, will talk about how the military used the bugle ... (read more)
History Seniors Stratford Adults

Library Learning: Introduction 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, participants will learn basic skills required to create and format a document in Word. Toward the end of class, attendees will have the opportunity to practice their skills as part of the class. ... (read more)
More events in this series (1). » Technology Library-learning Wausau Adults

Book Club: Before I Go to Sleep

Thu., 11/10/16, 11:30am 12:30pm @ MCPL Edgar
Join the Edgar Branch book club on the second Tuesday of each month to discuss a variety of books, including the November selection Before I Go To Sleep by S.J. Watson. ... (read more)
Book Club Edgar Adults

Teen Origami Afternoon

Thu., 11/10/16, 1:00pm 4:00pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Local tweens and teens can celebrate Origami Day at the Mosinee Branch! The library will have several origami designs available that will be printed on various colors of paper, as ... (read more)
None 0 Mosinee Children Teens Tweens

Book Club: "The Art of Baking Blind" by Sarah Vaughan

Thu., 11/10/16, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Athens
Join us for our monthly book club at MCPL Athens! For the month of November, we'll read and discuss "The Art of Baking Blind" by Sarah Vaughan. We're always looking for new attendees, so feel free to join us! ... (read more)
Book Club Athens Adults
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Book Club: "Circling the Sun" by Paula McLain

Mon., 11/14/16, 5:45pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Marathon City
Join us for our monthly book club at MCPL Marathon City! The book for November is "Circling the Sun" by Paula McLain. We're always looking for new attendees, so feel free to join us! ... (read more)
Book Club Marathon City Adults
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Book Club: "Go Set a Watchman" by Harper Lee

Wed., 11/16/16, 11:00am 12:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Join us for our monthly book club as we discuss "Go Set a Watchman" by Harper Lee. We're always looking for more attendees, so feel free to join us! ... (read more)
Book Club Rothschild Adults

Book Club: "The Husband's Secret" by Liane Moriarty

Mon., 11/21/16, 1:00pm 1:00pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Join us at the Mosinee Branch Library for a friendly, lively discussion of Liane Moriarty's The Husband's Secret. ... (read more)
Book Club Mosinee Adults

Book Club: "The Secret Wisdom of the Earth" by Chris Scotton

Mon., 11/21/16, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Stratford
Join us at MCPL's Stratford Branch for a friendly, lively discussion of The Secret Wisdom of the Earth. ... (read more)
Book Club Stratford Adults

Thanksgiving Family Story Time

Tue., 11/22/16, 10:30am 11:30am @ MCPL Rothschild
Come to this special Family Story Time that revolves entirely around the Thanksgiving holiday! We'll read Thanksgiving-themed tales, sing songs and make a fun Thanksgiving craft. Free and open to the public, with all craft supplies provided. For more information, call 715-359-6208.
Crafts Holiday Story Time Rothschild Adults Children Parents Preschool

Readers of Classic Literature: "Don Quixote" by Miguel de Cervantes

Wed., 11/23/16, 12:00pm 1:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join the Readers of Classic Literature book club for a lively, friendly discussion of Cervantes' beloved novel! ... (read more)
Book Club Wausau Adults

Decorated Ceramic Tiles for Teens

Wed., 11/23/16, 1:00pm 5:00pm @ MCPL Athens
What do you get when you combine plain ceramic tiles, some Sharpies and a little creativity? Your very own artistic tile to take home with you! Teens will use various ... (read more)
Activities Crafts Athens Teens

It's A Wrap!

Mon., 11/28/16, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Spencer
Nearly everyone appreciates receiving a beautifully-wrapped gift, but some folks lack the knack to specially-wrap packages themselves. Join the Spencer Branch for an evening devoted to showing you how to ... (read more)
Holiday Spencer Adults Seniors

MCPL DIY: Decorate Your Own Mugs

Mon., 12/5/16, 3:00pm 4:00pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Can't think of a gift for your coffee, tea or cocoa-loving relatives? Adult patrons are invited to the Mosinee Branch for a craft-filled hour where they can decorate their own mugs to take home and use themselves or give as an affordable Christmas gift! We will also provide instruction on how to bake the mugs at home, which will set your design onto the mug. ... (read more)
Crafts Mosinee Adults

Book Club: In the Heart of the Sea

Thu., 12/8/16, 11:30am 12:30pm @ MCPL Edgar
Join us at the Edgar Branch on the second Tuesday of every month for a lively discussion on a variety of books, including In the Heart of the Sea by Nathaniel Philbrick. ... (read more)
Book Club Edgar Adults

Boat Science

Thu., 12/8/16, 4:00pm 5:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children in grades K-5 are invited to join us and learn the science behind how boats float and carry heavy cargo! We will construct boats out of tin foil and ... (read more)
Activities Hands-on Learning Science Wausau Children Early Elementary

Book Club: "A Week in Winter" by Maeve Binchy

Thu., 12/8/16, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Athens
Join us for our monthly book club at MCPL Athens! For the month of December, we'll read and discuss "A Week in Winter" by Maeve Binchy. We're always looking for new attendees, so feel free to join us! ... (read more)
Book Club Athens Adults
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Book Club: "The Paper Bag Christmas" by Kevin Alan Milne

Mon., 12/12/16, 5:45pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Marathon City
Join us for our monthly book club at MCPL Marathon City! The book we'll read and discuss for December is "The Paper Bag Christmas" by Kevin Alan Milne. ... (read more)
Book Club Marathon City Adults

All About Winter Story Time!

Tue., 12/13/16, 10:30am 11:30am @ MCPL Rothschild
Escape the cold and join us at our Rothschild Branch for this special winter-themed Family Story Time! Attendees will learn all about the season through winter-themed stories, songs and crafts. ... (read more)
Activities Crafts Story Time Rothschild Adults Children Parents Preschool

Holiday Card Making

Tue., 12/13/16, 1:00pm 4:00pm @ MCPL Mosinee
'Tis the season to be crafty! Everyone is welcome to the Mosinee Branch for an afternoon of holiday card making! Blank cards and envelopes will be provided, as well as decorating and card-making supplies. Use your imagination and holiday spirit to create the most festive cards you can (with plenty of time to still send them out in the mail)! ... (read more)
None 0 Mosinee Adults Children
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Book Club: "Deck the Halls" by Mary Higgins Clark

Tue., 12/13/16, 2:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Hatley
Join us for our monthly book club at MCPL Hatley! For December, we'll read and discuss "Deck the Halls" by Mary Higgins Clark. We're always looking for new attendees, so feel free to join us! ... (read more)
Book Club Hatley Adults

Create a Holiday Card!

Sat., 12/17/16, 10:00am Thu., 12/22/16, 8:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Children of all ages are invited to stop in to our Rothschild Branch in the week leading up to Christmas to create their own unique holiday cards to give to ... (read more)
Crafts Holiday Rothschild Adults Children Parents

Book Club: "The Mistletoe Inn" by Richard Paul Evans

Mon., 12/19/16, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Join us at the Mosinee Branch Library for a friendly, lively discussion of Richard Paul Evans' The Mistletoe Inn. ... (read more)
Book Club Mosinee Adults

Book Club: "Starry Night" by Debbie Macomber

Mon., 12/19/16, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Stratford
Join us at our Stratford Branch for a friendly discussion of "Starry Night" by Debbie Macomber! ... (read more)
Book Club Stratford Adults

Holiday Adult Coloring Program

Tue., 12/20/16, 1:00pm 4:00pm @ MCPL Mosinee
The holidays can be a joyous (yet stressful) time of year. Take a break from shopping, wrapping, baking and decorating and relax with an afternoon of adult coloring at MCPL's ... (read more)
Activities Holiday Mosinee Adults

Tween STEAM: Meet Mr. Newton

Tue., 12/20/16, 4:00pm 5:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Isaac Newton made many famous scientific discoveries about our world, including ones about light, gravity and motion. Tweens can learn all about this famous scientist by replicating some of his most groundbreaking experiments! ... (read more)
Science Hands-on Learning Activities Wausau Children Tweens

Readers of Classic Literature: "One of Ours" by Willa Cather

Wed., 12/21/16, 12:00pm 1:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join the Readers of Classic Literature book club for a lively discussion of Willa Cather's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel! ... (read more)
Book Club Wausau Adults

Winter Science and Crafts

Wed., 12/28/16, 1:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children are invited to celebrate winter with some "cool" science experiments and crafts! Kids will have the opportunity to make exploding snow, puffy snow paintings, and other fun and wacky ... (read more)
Activities Art Crafts Hands-on Learning Science Wausau Children Early Elementary

Children's Matinee: "Finding Dory"

Children and families are invited to spend part of their winter vacation watching Disney/Pixar's "Finding Dory" on the big screen on the library's third floor! ... (read more)
Animals Movie Wausau Children Early Elementary Preschool Tweens

Polio, Scourge of the 1950s and Beyond

Mon., 1/9/17, 6:00pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Join us for a historical look at the polio virus and how it affected residents of Marathon County and across the world! Rick Lohr, a retired history teacher and world traveler, will tell the personal story of his sister’s battle with polio, as well as trace the history of polio in Marathon County. Lohr will also talk about vaccines against the disease, including stories from an immunization trip he took to India in 2004. ... (read more)
History Local History Mosinee Adults

Book Club: "Lake of Sorrows" by Erin Hart

Mon., 1/16/17, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Drop by our Mosinee Branch for a discussion of our monthly book club selection, "Lake of Sorrows" by Erin Hart! ... (read more)
Book Club Mosinee Adults

Book Club: "The Shoemaker's Wife" by Adrianna Trigiani

Mon., 2/20/17, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Drop by our Mosinee Branch for a discussion of our monthly book club selection, "The Shoemaker's Wife" by Adrianna Trigiani! ... (read more)
Book Club Mosinee Adults

Book Club: "All The Light We Cannot See" by Anthony Doerr

Mon., 3/20/17, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Drop by our Mosinee Branch for a discussion of our monthly book club selection, "All the Light We Cannot See" by Anthony Doerr! ... (read more)
Book Club Mosinee Adults

Book Club: "The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry" by Gabrielle Zevin

Mon., 4/17/17, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Drop by our Mosinee Branch for a discussion of our monthly book club selection, "The Storied Life of A.J. Fikry" by Gabrielle Zevin! ... (read more)
Book Club Mosinee Adults

Book Club: "Killing Kennedy" by Bill O'Reilly

Mon., 5/15/17, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Drop by our Mosinee Branch for a discussion of our monthly book club selection, "Killing Kennedy" by Bill O'Reilly! ... (read more)
Book Club Mosinee Adults

Book Club: "My Beloved World" by Sonia Sotomayor

Mon., 6/19/17, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Drop by our Mosinee Branch for a discussion of our monthly book club selection, "My Beloved World" by Sonia Sotomayor! ... (read more)
Book Club Mosinee Adults

Book Club: "Ordinary Grace" by William Kent Krueger

Mon., 7/17/17, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Drop by our Mosinee Branch for a discussion of our monthly book club selection, "Ordinary Grace" by William Kent Krueger! ... (read more)
Book Club Mosinee Adults

Book Club: "The Secret Keeper" by Kate Morton

Mon., 8/21/17, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Drop by our Mosinee Branch for a discussion of our monthly book club selection, "The Secret Keeper" by Kate Morton! ... (read more)
Book Club Mosinee Adults

Book Club: "The Nightingale" by Kristin Hannah

Mon., 9/18/17, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Drop by our Mosinee Branch for a discussion of our monthly book club selection, "The Nightingale" by Kristin Hannah! ... (read more)
Book Club Mosinee Adults

Book Club: "The Light Between Oceans" by M. L. Stedman

Mon., 10/16/17, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Drop by our Mosinee Branch for a discussion of our monthly book club selection, "The Light Between Oceans" by M.L. Stedman! ... (read more)
Book Club Mosinee Adults

Book Club: "A Spool of Blue Thread" by Anne Tyler

Mon., 11/20/17, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Drop by our Mosinee Branch for a discussion of our monthly book club selection, "A Spool of Blue Thread" by Anne Tyler! ... (read more)
Book Club Mosinee Adults

Book Club: "The Christmas Shoes" by Donna VanLiere

Mon., 12/18/17, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Drop by our Mosinee Branch for a discussion of our monthly book club selection, "The Christmas Shoes" by Donna VanLiere! ... (read more)
Book Club Mosinee Adults

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