Marathon County Public Library

learning • community • ideas • information

Holiday hours: All MCPL locations will be closed Sun., 4/1.

Events: History

Apron Strings

Mon., 3/19/18, 5:30pm - 6:30pm @ MCPL Marathon City
Adult Event Anna Chilsen Straub from the Marathon County Historical Society will present a historical look at aprons, and attendees are encouraged to bring their own to show and tell!
History Community Marathon City Adults

Women of Wausau and Marathon County

Thu., 3/22/18, 6pm - 7pm @ MCPL Hatley
Adult Event Learn more about some of the local women who made an impact in our area during this special presentation in honor of Women's History Month.
History Hatley Adults

CANCELED: Escape from Alcatraz

Tue., 3/27/18, 1:30pm - 2:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children's Event This event has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience. Kids can learn about the history of Alcatraz and see if they can escape our Alcatraz "tunnels" at this fun and interactive Spring Break event!
Hands-on Learning History Wausau Grades K 5

MCPL Movie Night: "Darkest Hour"

Tue., 4/17/18, 6pm - 8pm @ MCPL Wausau
NEW! Adult Event Join us for a free showing of this award-winning film about one of the most revered figures in world history!
History Movie Movie Night Wausau Adults

100 Years of Wedding Dresses

Mon., 4/23/18, 6:30pm - 7:30pm @ MCPL Spencer
Adult Event Anna Chilsen-Straub from the Marathon County Historical Society will talk about and show off wedding dresses from the past 100 years!
History Spencer Adults

Friends of MCPL Book Sale

Thu., 5/3/18, 5pm - Sun., 5/6/18, 4pm @ MCPL Wausau
Adult Event Drop-in Stop by the library for great deals on gently used books, movies, music and more! Members-only sale Thursday, open to the public Friday-Sunday.
Art Book Sale Crafts Food History Movie Music Poetry Social Issues Wausau Adults

MCPL Live: Mourning Dayze and Wisconsin Rock 'n' Roll

Tue., 6/5/18, 6pm - 8pm @ MCPL Wausau
NEW! Adult Event Members of the Wisconsin garage rock band Mourning Dayze will join us to talk about their new book and bringing rock 'n' roll to the people over several decades.
History Music Mcpl Live Wausau Adults

The Fromm Brothers & Their Fur Farm

Thu., 6/21/18, 6:30pm - 7:30pm @ MCPL Spencer
Adult Event Learn the history of a Marathon County landmark that was, at one time, the largest silver fox and mink farm in the United States! The presentation will be led by Ben Clark of the Marathon County Historical Society.
History Local History Spencer Adults

The Life of Mozart

Children's Event A historically accurate, fun-filled play about one of the greatest musical geniuses who ever lived, presented by the Traveling Lantern Theatre Company!
Theatre History Slp Music Wausau Children

Book Club: "Rosemary" by Kate Clifford Larson

Mon., 8/20/18, 1pm - 2pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Adult Event Drop by our Mosinee Branch for a discussion of our monthly book club selection. No need to register beforehand and new people are always welcome!
Book Club Book Club History Mosinee Adults