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Family Story Time

Children Follow along with a variety of stories, songs and other activities shared by library staff on Facebook or YouTube! New programs every week!

  • Attend 7/207/26/21 @ Online (See event details.)
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History Chats: Favorite Photos From the Historical Society

Adults Join the Marathon County Historical Society for their weekly "History Chats" series of virtual programs! In July, they'll be sharing (and explaining) some of their favorite pics from their collection!

  • Attend Thu., 7/29/21, 12:3012:45 p.m. @ Online (See event details.)

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crafted fairies

Grab & Go
Little Treasures: Fairy Doll

Adults & Teens Drop-in Stop by any MCPL location in July and pick up a "little treasure" craft kit to make your own fairy doll at home!

  • 7/67/30/21 @ All MCPL Locations

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crafted bug houses

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Bug Hotel!

Children Where do bugs sleep at night? You might find out and have fun with a couple kinds of bug hotel projects, too! Available for pickup in July at any MCPL location.

  • 7/17/30/21 @ All MCPL Locations

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Book of the Month: "The Weight of Ink" by Rachel Kadish

Adults Drop-in Stop by the library in July and pick up Kadish's 2017 novel about two women of remarkable intellect, along with some comments and questions to get you thinking like a book club would!

  • 7/17/31/21 @ MCPL Athens

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Virtual Book Club
"Where the Crawdads Sing" by Delia Owens

Adults Join the library staff and other book lovers for an engaging, virtual discussion of our August book club selection, "Where the Crawdads Sing" by Delia Owens!

  • Mon., 8/16/21, 12 p.m. @ GoToMeeting (Online)

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Grab & Go Little Treasures: Macramé Key Chain

Adults & Teens Drop-in Stop by any MCPL location in August and pick up your own "Little Treasure" macramé craft kit that you can create at home!

  • 8/28/27/21 @ All MCPL Locations

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Book of the Month: "In Five Years" by Rebecca Serle

Adults Drop-in Stop by the library to pick up a copy of our August Book of the Month selection, along with a sheet of questions and comments to get you thinking!

  • 8/28/31/21 @ MCPL Athens

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crafted bird-shaped magnet clips

Grab & Go
Fun Feathered Magpie Magnet

Children Drop-in Stop by any MCPL location in August and pick up a fun craft kit to create your own feathered magnet!

  • 8/18/31/21 @ All MCPL Locations

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Virtual Book Club
"A Stranger in the House" by Shari Lapena

Adults Join the library staff and other book lovers for an engaging, virtual discussion of our September book club selection, "A Stranger in the House" by Shari Lapena!

  • Mon., 9/20/21, 23 p.m. @ GoToMeeting (Online)

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Book of the Month: "Driving Miss Norma" by Tim Bauerschmidt

Adults Join our Athens staff and others for a discussion of Bauerschmidt's tale of a cross-country road trip with his 90-year-old mother.

  • 9/19/30/21 @ MCPL Athens

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Grab & Go
Straw Rockets

Children Kids can make their own fun paper rockets at home (or anywhere) anytime with this Grab and Go kit!

  • 9/19/30/21 @ All MCPL Locations

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Little Treasures Grab & Go
Lavender Sachet

Adults Pick up your own Little Treasure kit to create a cute, sweet-smelling lavender sachet! Available at any MCPL location in September, while they last!

  • 9/19/30/21 @ All MCPL Locations

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