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Events: Mosinee

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Lunch With Col. Mustard: "With One Shot" & Author Dorothy Marcic!

Adults Join our Wausau staff and other true crime aficionados for a virtual book club discussion of "With One Shot." For May's discussion, we'll be joined by the book's author, Dorothy Marcic!

  • Attend Wed., 5/25/22, 1212:30 p.m. @ GoToMeeting (Online)

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History Chats: Historic Preservation Month

Adults Join the Marathon County Historical Society for a series of programs in May celebrating Historic Preservation Month, including sites throughout the county on the National Register of Historic Places!

  • Attend Thu., 5/26/22, 12:3012:45 p.m. @ Online (See event details.)

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Mosinee Plant Swap

Adults Drop-in Calling all green thumbs! Stop by the library the week of May 23-27 during their plant swap and find some new greenery for yourself, or drop off plants for others to take home!

  • 5/235/27/22 @ MCPL Mosinee

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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Kids & Teens Drop-in Young writers between the ages of 9-18 are invited to send us original, unpublished poems for our spring poetry contest!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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ROCK'N Picture Stand

Children Drop-in Stop by any MCPL location in May to pick up a grab and go craft kit that not only encourages colorful creativity, but also functions as a picture holder!

  • 5/15/31/22 @ All MCPL Locations

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seed bombs

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Seed Bombs

Adults & Teens Drop-in Celebrate the start of summer by making wildflower seed bombs with this grab and go kit! Available at all MCPL locations while they last!

  • 5/25/31/22 @ All MCPL Locations

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Romaine Calm & Garden On: Bug Off! Insect Management

Adults Registration Join Extension Marathon County for an in-depth, virtual course on beginner gardening! Classes run March-September, including this June 1 class on managing insects. Registration required.

  • Register Wed., 6/1/22, 1011 a.m. @ Online (See event details.)
  • Register Wed., 6/1/22, 67 p.m. @ Online (See event details.)
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Sidewalk Chalk Art

Children Drop-in Help brighten up the sidewalk outside several of our MCPL branches this summer!

  • 6/66/11/22 @ MCPL Mosinee

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Book Club: "Things You Save in a Fire" by Katherine Center

Adults Join the library staff and other book lovers for an engaging, discussion of our June book club selection, "Things You Save in a Fire" by Katherine Center!

  • Attend Mon., 6/20/22, 23 p.m. @ MCPL Mosinee

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Randy Peterson

Children Children's entertainer Randy Peterson, a longtime favorite of MCPL, is back in Marathon County with a whole new set of songs and fun!

  • Wed., 6/22/22, 11 a.m.12 p.m. @ River Park

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Outdoor Family Story Time: Mosinee

Children Families are invited to join the library staff at River Park in Mosinee for a special outdoor story time!

  • Wed., 6/29/22, 10:3011 a.m. @ River Park
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CD fish craft

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CD Fish

Children Drop-in Throughout June, children and their parents or caregivers can stop by the library to pick up a SLP-theme fish craft kit!

  • 6/16/30/22 @ MCPL Mosinee

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jellyfish crafts

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DIY Jellyfish

Children Drop-in Stop by any MCPL location in June to pick up a Summer Library Program craft kit: a DIY jellyfish with a few simple supplies for our youngest patrons and a terra cotta jellyfish for ages 8 and up!

  • 6/16/30/22 @ All MCPL Locations

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decorated sea shells

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Mermaid Barrette

All-Ages Drop-in Stop by any MCPL location in June to pick up a grab and go kit to make your own barrette!

  • 6/16/30/22 @ All MCPL Locations

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Book Club: "The Vanishing Half" by Brit Bennett

Adults Join the library staff and other book lovers for an engaging discussion of our July book club selection, "The Vanishing Half" by acclaimed and popular author Brit Bennett!

  • Attend Mon., 7/18/22, 23 p.m. @ River Park

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Outdoor Obstacle Course

Children Children and their families and caregivers are invited to join us at River Park in Mosinee for an afternoon of activities to get them up and moving!

  • Thu., 7/28/22, 23:30 p.m. @ River Park

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Jeweled Treasure Chest

Children Drop-in Discover "Oceans of Possibilities" during MCPL's Summer Library Program and pick up this grab and go kit at any location to make your own jeweled treasure chest!

  • 7/17/30/22 @ All MCPL Locations

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Ollivander's Wand Shop

All-Ages Drop-in Calling all Harry Potter fans! Stop by the library in July to pick up a grab and go kit to make your own wand modeled after the great Ollivander!

  • 7/17/30/22 @ MCPL Mosinee

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sea salt scrub

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Mountain-to-Sea Salt Scrub

Adults & Teens Drop-in Do your skin a favor and stop by any MCPL location in July to pick up a salt scrub grab and go kit!

  • 7/17/30/22 @ All MCPL Locations

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Virtual Book Club
"The Midnight Library" by Matt Haig

Adults Join the library staff and other book lovers for an engaging, virtual discussion of our August book club selection, "The Midnight Library" by Matt Haig!

  • Attend Mon., 8/15/22, 23 p.m. @ GoToMeeting (Online)

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craft supplies

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Locker Decorations

Teens Drop-in During the month of August, gear up to head back to school by picking up a grab and go craft kit at the library that includes supplies to make your own locker magnets!

  • 8/18/31/22 @ MCPL Mosinee

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craft goldfish

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3D Goldfish

Children Drop-in Stop by any MCPL location in August for our final SLP grab and go kit of the summer as we explore "Oceans of Possibilities!" This month, our craft will be a 3D goldfish!

  • 8/18/31/22 @ All MCPL Locations

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Knotted Sailor Bracelet

Adults & Teens Drop-in Anchors away with our August grab and go craft for adults (perhaps for teens, too!) Stop by any MCPL location and pick up a kit to make your own sailor bracelet!

  • 8/18/31/22 @ All MCPL Locations

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