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Holiday hours: All MCPL locations will be closed by 5pm on Wed., 11/22, and closed all day Thu., 11/23.

Events: Community


Teen Advisory Group

Tue., 12/5/17, 6:30pm - 7:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
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)
Volunteer Community Wausau Teens

An Evening with the Wausau West Master Singers

Thu., 12/7/17, 6:30pm - 7pm @ MCPL Wausau
Adult Event Enjoy sounds of the season when Wausau West High School's Master Singers perform a free holiday concert at our Wausau Headquarters!
Holiday Music Community Wausau Adults Children Teens Tweens

MCPL Live!
The History of Wisconsin Public Broadcasting

Adult Event Learn about the history of Wisconsin Public Radio and Wisconsin Public Television and how they shaped stations across the country from Rick Reyer, regional manager of WPR!
Community History Local History Mcpl Live! Mosinee Adults

Random Moments of Verse
"Becoming Trans-Parent"

Thu., 12/14/17, 6:30pm - 8pm @ MCPL Wausau
Adult Event A monthly gathering of central Wisconsin poets, featuring the occasional special guest. In December, we're happy to welcome Annette Grunseth reading from her chapbook "Becoming Trans-Parent, One Family's Journey of Gender Transition."
Community Poetry Writing Social Issues Wausau Adults

What's New in Spencer?

Tue., 1/2/18, 9am - 10am @ MCPL Spencer
Adult Event Find out the latest on what's happening in Spencer with Spencer Police Chief Shawn Bauer and Village Administrator Paul Hensch!
Community Spencer Adults

Myths and Realities in Wisconsin's Court System

Thu., 1/11/18, 6:30pm - 7:30pm @ MCPL Spencer
Adult Event Learn the ins and outs of Wisconsin's judicial system and learn how it differs from the courts portrayed in books, movies and TV shows with this fun and informative presentation!
Community Spencer Adults

Community Writing Competition

Mon., 1/22/18 - Tue., 5/29/18 @ MCPL Marathon City
Adult Event Drop-in Calling all local writers! Submit your entry for a writing competition in fiction, poetry and creative non-fiction. Winners' work published in a local paper!
Writing Contest Marathon City Adults Teen

Celebrate the 2018 Winter Olympics!

Mon., 2/5/18 - Sun., 2/11/18 @ MCPL Wausau
Children's Event Drop-in Kids can celebrate the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang with Olympics-themed crafts at our Wausau Headquarters! Free, with all supplies provided.
Activities Art Community Crafts Sports Hands-on Activities Wausau Children Grades K 5 Preschool Tweens

A Burning Issue with the Spencer Area Fire Department

Tue., 2/6/18, 9am - 10am @ MCPL Spencer
Adult Event Learn about how the Spencer Area Fire Department prepares to fight a fire from Fire Chief Jason Foth! Free and open to the public.
Fire Safety Community Spencer Adults

Reading Together for Fun and Learning!

Tue., 2/6/18, 6pm - 7pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Adult Event Parents and caregivers can learn how to engage young children in reading and how to use reading as a learning tool at this free event!
Activities Community Children Rothschild Adults

Art Cluster Reception

Sat., 3/3/18, 11:30am - 1pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children's Event Celebrate the works of art made by students in Wausau School District's Art Cluster program with this special community reception!
Art Community Wausau Adults Children

The Importance of Work Zone Safety

Tue., 4/10/18, 9am - 10am @ MCPL Spencer
Adult Event Marathon County Highway Commissioner James Griesbach will discuss the importance of driving safe in work zones. Free and open to the public.
Community Spencer Adults Teens