Visit your local MCPL for events and activities for all ages, including books clubs, arts & crafts, movie nights, computer classes, author visits, writing workshops, wellness events, informational presentations and more!
Follow this webpage or subscribe to our e-newsletter for the most recent schedule of library events for adults at our locations in Wausau, Athens, Edgar, Hatley, Marathon City, Mosinee, Rothschild, Spencer and Stratford.
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.
Book of the Month: "The Weight of Ink"
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!
Library Card Pool Day
Friends of MCPL Public Book Sale
All-Ages Stop by the library in early August and browse through thousands of items during our first Friends of MCPL sale open to the general public!
Grab & Go Little Treasures: Macramé Key Chain
Book of the Month: "In Five Years"
Fun Feathered Magpie Magnet
Book Club: "The Story of the Trapp Family Singers"
Adults Join the library staff and other book lovers for an engaging discussion in August about Trapp's take on a beloved film!
Outdoor Story Time
Children Join us for a special outdoor story time with all sorts of fun songs and stories!
Book Club: "The Great Peshtigo Fire"
Adults Join the library staff and other book lovers to discuss Perin's book about a legendary moment in Wisconsin history!
Chalkfest Story Time
Children Bring your budding artists to the library for this fun, interactive story time all about chalk art!
"Where the Crawdads Sing"
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!
Story Time for Dragon Lovers!
Children Join us outdoors for a special Summer Library Program story time that's all about dragons!
Book Club: "The Air You Breathe"
Adults Our Edgar Branch book club is back! We'll meet at Scotch Creek Park in Edgar to discuss Peebles' gripping novel. If you've never joined us before, now's a great time to start!
Fiction in the Fresh Air Book Club: The Vanishing Half
Adults This summer, the library will host its monthly book club discussion outdoors, with plenty of room in the green space outside of the library for patrons to spread out and enjoy some fresh air!
Friends of the Library Members-Only Sale!
Sidewalk Chalk Art
Book Club: "Miss Benson's Beetle"
Adults Join the library staff and other book lovers for an engaging discussion about a wide variety of books, including Joyce's 2020 novel about the power of friendship and womanhood!
Fabulous Fall Story Time
Children Celebrate the fall season with a fabulous story time in the park! Even better, in the park right next to the library!
Book Club: "Normal People"
Adults Our Edgar Branch book club is back! Join us for an hour of engaging discussion and socializing outdoors (weather permitting.) If you've never joined us, now's a great time to start!
Book Club: "The Great Gatsby"
Adults Join our Hatley staff and other book lovers for an engaging monthly discussion about a wide variety of books!
Book Club: "102 Minutes"
Adults This September marks the 20th anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks and the Stratford Book Club will be reading and discussing a book related to that unforgettable day, "102 Minutes."
"A Stranger in the House"
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!
Book of the Month: "Driving Miss Norma"
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.
Children Kids can make their own fun paper rockets at home (or anywhere) anytime with this Grab and Go kit!
Little Treasures: 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!