Marathon County Public Library

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Holiday hours: All MCPL locations will be closed Sat.-Mon., 5/27-5/29.

Bi-monthly meeting to walk and discuss a variety of books. Mid-May through September.
More events in this series (8). » Book Club Health Outdoor Recreation Hatley Adults

Wed., 5/31/17, 9am - 10am @ MCPL Spencer
Jason Foth, EMT with the Spencer Fire Department, will demonstrate CPR care and guide the audience through some hands-on basics.
Health Hands-on Activities Spencer Adults

Thu., 6/1/17 - Fri., 6/30/17 @ MCPL Mosinee
Throughout the month of June, kids can build with clothespins, craft sticks, paper cups and other household objects at our Mosinee Branch!
Slp Activities Crafts Hands-on Learning Hands-on Activities Mosinee Children Preschool Grades K 5

Knitters, crocheters, and crafters of all ages and experience levels are invited to gather to create and socialize! Free, must bring your own supplies.
More events in this series (5). » Activities Community Crafts Wausau Adults

Thu., 6/1/17, 7pm - 8:15pm @ MCPL Wausau
Parents are invited to learn about which social media platforms teens are currently using, how those app are being used, the dangers of cyberbullying and more during this free presentation.
Slp Social Issues Technology Wausau Adults Teens

Bring the whole family to work on coloring projects for both children and adults!
More events in this series (2). » Activities Art Slp Hatley Children Grades K 5

Tue., 6/6/17, 9am - 10am @ MCPL Spencer
Wood County Master Gardener Margie Austin will offer advice on how to get the most out of your flower and vegetable gardens at this informative event. Free and open the public.
Gardening Nature Spencer Adults

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 (29). » Hands-on Learning Slp Mosinee Children Preschool Early Elementary

Tue., 6/6/17, 6pm - 7:30pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Adults are invited to make painted rock garden markers and bottle cap flower stakes at our Rothschild Branch! Free, all supplies provided.
Crafts Activities Hands-on Activities Slp Gardening Nature Rothschild Adults

Make a difference at the library! TAG is a volunteer opportunity for teens in grades 6-12. Members help select materials for the library's collection, assist with events, write reviews, create ... (read more)
More events in this series (5). » Volunteer Community Wausau Teens

Wed., 6/7/17, 10am - 11:30am @ MCPL Mosinee
These fun-filled, 90-minute programs feature a different story each week, followed by songs and supplemental activities. Offered in partnership with the Family Resource Center.
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Thu., 6/8/17, 11:30am - 12:30pm @ MCPL Edgar
Join our Edgar Branch's monthly book club in July to discuss the novel "Still Alice" by Lisa Genova!
Book Club Slp Edgar Adults

Adults are invited to watch apocalypse-themed anime series "Shin Sekai Yori (From the New World)," "Black Bullet" and "No. 6" at MCPL Wausau!
More events in this series (1). » Movie Slp Wausau Adults

Wisconsin's 2017-2018 Poet Laureate Karla Huston is the featured guest for our monthly poetry night. Open readings for the first hour, followed by readings from Huston and broader discussion of poetry.
More events in this series (2). » Author Visit Poetry Wausau Adults

Thu., 6/8/17, 6pm - 7pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Learn how to turn your summer harvest into delicious jams and jellies during this introductory presentation at MCPL Mosinee Branch!
Gardening Food Slp Mosinee Adults

Fri., 6/9/17, 6pm - 7pm @ Lions Park (Spencer)
Listen to children's stories being read around a community campfire during the first evening of Spencerama Days!
Story Time Off-site Community Slp Lions Park (spencer) Children Slp

Sat., 6/10/17, 10:30am - 11:45am @ MCPL Wausau
Celebrate World Oceans Day with ocean-themed stories, a presentation on the ocean and the chance to see and touch real, live sea creatures! Free and open to the public.
Story Time Slp Animals Wausau Children

Sat., 6/10/17, 11am - 3pm @ Lions Park (Spencer)
Visit Spencerama Days to engage in some fun crafts and face painting provided by our Spencer Branch staff!
Crafts Off-site Activities Art Community Lions Park (spencer) Children

Sun., 6/11/17, 2pm - 4pm @ MCPL Wausau
The adventures at Camp North Star, led by Bill Murray in his first film! Part of our Summer Camp Sundays series. (1979|94 min.|Rated PG)
Movie Slp Wausau Adults

Mon., 6/12/17 - Sat., 8/19/17 @ MCPL Wausau
Children can help better their community all summer long by donating a penny or more and voting for which organization they want to receive the money!
Charity Community Slp Wausau Children Tweens

Mon., 6/12/17, 1pm - 3pm @ MCPL Marathon City
Kids can get creative by decorating their own terra-cotta flower pots! Free, with all supplies provided.
Slp Activities Gardening Hands-on Activities Marathon City Children Grades K 5

Tweens and teens in grades 4-12 can learn how to use Scratch computer programming to make a variety of games, stories and animations at our Wausau Headquarters!
More events in this series (5). » Hands-on Learning Slp Technology Wausau Children Teens Tweens

Mon., 6/12/17, 5:45pm - 6:45pm @ MCPL Marathon City
Visit our Marathon City Branch in June for a discussion of the novel "The Pure Gold Baby" by Margaret Drabble!
Book Club Marathon City Adults

miscellaneous books

Make today your lucky day!

There’s no shortage of new releases at MCPL, with new items arriving on a weekly basis. While the waiting list for some highly-anticipated books, DVDs and CDs can be quite long, there is often another way you can check out these items without having to wait several weeks: the Lucky Day shelf!  Each MCPL location has a Lucky Day shelf near the...

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Resource of the Moment

Central Wisconsin Digitization Project

Central Wisconsin Digitization Project

Digitized original sources and historical artifacts published online by a consortium of Wisconsin libraries, historical societies, genealogical societies and museums committed to preserving the history of Marathon County and Lincoln County.

History Wisconsin Marathon County MCPL Online

Modern Romance by Aziz Ansari, Eric Klinenberg

★★★★★ For those of you who aren’t familiar with Aziz Ansari, he is an actor (perhaps best known from Parks & Recreation) and a stand-up comedian, but this isn’t a typical book by a comic. The book was inspired in part by a segment of his stand-up routine and is filled with humor throughout, but it’s actually a carefully researched book that examines the state...

Audience: Adults
Genre: Nonfiction

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