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Events: Hatley

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Virtual Gardening
Care for Common December Plants

Adults Registration Learn how to keep traditional winter and gift plants thriving with a free virtual class through Extension Marathon County! Click the Register button below to sign up by Dec. 5.

  • Register Mon., 12/6/21, 6:307:30 p.m. @ Zoom (Online)
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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 11/3012/6/21 @ Online (See event details.)

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Grab & Go
Fine Motor Aquarium

Children Drop-in Kids can create their own craft aquarium with this Grab & Go kit!

  • 12/112/31/21 @ All MCPL Locations

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Grab & Go Little Treasures: "I Love Books" Wooden Heart

Adults & Teens Drop-in Stop by any MCPL location in December to pick up a Little Treasures take home kit and create your own cute little wooden heart pendant whenever and however you want!

  • 12/212/31/21 @ All MCPL Locations

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Book Club: "A Week in Winter" by Maeve Binchy

Adults Join our Hatley staff and other book lovers for an engaging monthly discussion about a wide variety of books!

  • Tue., 12/14/21, 12 p.m. @ MCPL Hatley

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Book Club: "Little House in the Big Woods" by Laura Ingalls Wilder

Adults Join the library staff and others to discuss a variety of books, including Ingalls Wilder's classic set in the "Big Woods" of Wisconsin!

  • Tue., 1/11/22, 12 p.m. @ MCPL Hatley

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Virtual Book Club
"The Children's Blizzard" by Melanie Benjamin

Adults Take part in a lively virtual discussion with other book enthusiasts and the library staff! In January, we'll discuss Benjamin's new novel about pioneers stuck in a freak storm on the Plains.

  • Wed., 1/19/22, 12 p.m. @ GoToMeeting (Online)

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Book Club: "The Winemaker's Wife" by Kristin Harmel

Adults Join the library staff and other book lovers for an engaging, virtual discussion of our January book club selection, "The Winemaker's Wife" by Kristin Harmel!

  • Mon., 1/24/22, 23 p.m. @ GoToMeeting (Online)

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Lunch With Colonel Mustard: A True Crime Book Club

Adults MCPL Wausau is starting a new bi-monthly, virtual book club focused on true crime! If you're a fan of the genre, join us for our first discussion of David Grann's book "Killers of the Flower Moon!"

  • Wed., 1/26/22, 121 p.m. @ GoToMeeting (Online)

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Little Treasures Grab & Go
Pompom Coaster

Adults & Teens Drop-in Stop by any MCPL location in January to pick up a kit and create your own unique pompom coaster at home! Part of our monthly "Little Treasures" craft offerings!

  • 1/31/31/22 @ All MCPL Locations

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Teleidoscope Grab & Go

Children Drop-in Stop by any MCPL location in January to pick up a grab and go kit for young ones to create their own teleidoscope!

  • 1/31/31/22 @ All MCPL Locations

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Virtual Book Club
"Born a Crime" by Trevor Noah

Adults Join the library staff and other fans of great books for an engaging, virtual discussion of comedian Trevor Noah's fascinating life story.

  • Tue., 2/8/22, 12 p.m. @ GoToMeeting (Online)

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Virtual Book Club
"The Night Watchman" by Louise Erdrich

Adults Join the library staff and other readers for a lively virtual discussion of Louise Erdrich's critically acclaimed, award-winning 2020 novel!

  • Wed., 2/16/22, 12 p.m. @ GoToMeeting (Online)

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Virtual Book Club
"The Switch" by Beth O'Leary

Adults Join the library staff and other book lovers for an engaging, virtual discussion of our February book club selection, "The Switch" by Beth O'Leary!

  • Mon., 2/21/22, 23 p.m. @ GoToMeeting (Online)

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Little Treasures Grab & Go
Felt Heart Magnet

Adults & Teens Drop-in Get crafty while commemorating American Heart Month with a Little Treasures grab and go kit available at all MCPL locations (while they last!)

  • 2/12/28/22 @ All MCPL Locations

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Grab & Go
Craft Stick Launcher

Children Drop-in Stop by any MCPL location in February to pick up a fun grab and go craft kit that will encourage young ones to (safely) use some engineering skills!

  • 2/12/28/22 @ All MCPL Locations

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LENA Start

Adults Registration Join other parents in learning how to talk more with your baby through the LENA Start program! Winter classes held virtually throughout the week, and registration required by Feb. 28, 2022.

  • Mon., 2/28/22, 12 a.m.11:59 p.m. @ Zoom (Online)

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Spring Poetry Contest for Youth

Kids & Teens Drop-in Young writers between the ages of 9-18 are invited to send us original, unpublished poems for our spring poetry contest! Winners will receive recognition and prizes! Must be Marathon County resident.

  • 1/15/27/22 @ All MCPL Locations

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