Marathon County Public Library

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Events: History

Marathon Memories

All-Ages Drop-in MCPL Marathon City in conjunction with the Marathon City Heritage Center is sponsoring an essay contest, "Marathon Memories." The entries should focus on the writer's memories and connections to the Village of Marathon. Entries due by May 31, 2019.

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Library Learning
Ancestry & Genealogy

Adults Registration Learn more about genealogy information available through Ancestry and how you can track down your own family roots. Ask us how you can access Ancestry at the library, too!

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Getting to Know American Muslims & Their Faith

Adults Join us for a special presentation that explores what day-to-day life is like for a Muslim woman living in central Wisconsin!

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Walt Whitman 200th Birthday Celebration

Adults Poetry and literature lovers are invited to join us for a special celebration marking the 200th birthday of Walt Whitman! Attendees are especially encouraged to bring a favorite Whitman poem to share with the group!

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Polio: Scourge of the 1950s

Adults Rick Lohr shares a personal story about polio's impact on his family within the context of the disease and vaccines in Marathon County.

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Apollo 11 Lunar Landing Celebration!

All-Ages To commemorate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, join us to watch footage of the event as it happened!

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Friends of MCPL Book Sale

All-Ages Drop-in Browse through thousands of gently used books, CDs, DVDs, puzzles and much more! You're sure to find something at a great price and all proceeds benefit the library!

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