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Celebrate National Library Week April 13-20

March 9, 2013

The American Library Association this year wants to celebrate libraries’ community efforts with their National Library Week theme, "Communities Matter @ Your Library." Throughout the week, we’ll host special events at all branches, including food drives, Internet safety tips for teens, scavenger hunts and:

  • Monday, April 15: The United Way will present a program entitled “Heart Smart” at 6:30pm at the Wausau Headquarters
  • Tuesday, April 16: Take a tour of the Hatley Community Garden located behind the library, plant a few seeds and taste veggies you could grow at home, from 10:30-11:30am at MCPL Hatley
  • Wednesday, April 17: Marathon County Historical Society librarian Gary Gisselman will present "Lost History of Marathon County" at 6:30pm at the Wausau Headquarters
  • Wednesday, April 17: Master Gardener Eileen Riehle presents "Magical Miniature Gardens," featuring tips on planting and landscaping, from 6:30pm - 7:30pm at the MCPL Stratford branch
  • Thursday, April 18: Learn about the history of Athens with historian Jerome Sjostrom from 6pm to 7pm at the MCPL Athens branch. A question-and-answer session will follow the presentation.

Visit for more National Library Week events and updates.

(from the MCPL Newsletter, March - May, 2013)

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