Marathon County Public Library

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Holiday hours: All MCPL locations will be closed Sat.-Mon., 9/1-9/3.

Events: Mosinee

Book Club: "A Man Called Ove" by Fredrik Backman

Adult Event Join us for a discussion about this novel, about a curmudgeon who finds an unexpected friendship among neighbors.

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Learn to Embroider

Adult Event Adults can get an introduction to embroidery during this free class at the library!

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Play and Learn

Children's Event Children of all ages are invited to use their imagination and creativity! These fun-filled, 90-minute programs feature a different story each week, followed by songs and supplemental activities.

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LEGO® Block Party

Children's Event Drop-in Children of all ages and their families are invited to build creative projects using LEGO blocks! All blocks will be provided. Free and no registration required.

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Family Story Time

Children's Event Bring your entire family to story time! Children of all ages and parents/guardians are welcome to this 30-minute program. Enjoy learning with all of your children through stories, songs and other literature-based activities.

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A Week of International Dot Day

Kids & Teens Event Drop-in We're turning International Dot Day into Dot Week! Children can use dot markers to color in dot worksheets, and teens can practice their pointillism skills to create artwork. Children and teens can come any time during library hours.

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Passport Event

Teen & Adult Event Drop-in Apply for a U.S. passport locally during this special one-day-only application event! Appointments are highly recommended but not required.

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Book Club: "Rosemary" by Kate Clifford Larson

Adult Event Drop by the library for a discussion of our monthly book club selection. No need to register beforehand and new people are always welcome!

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Fall Craft Day

Children's Event Celebrate the arrival of fall with a fun craft you can take home! Free and all supplies provided.

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Medicare Cost Saving Options

Adult Event Drop-in Talk to Mike Graper, an outreach specialist from the Aging & Disability Resource Center of Central Wisconsin (ADRC-CW), about Medicare and Medicare cost saving options.

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Meet a Local Police Officer Story Time!

Children's Event Meet a local police officer and hear stories about firefighters, police officers and other public servants!

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Book Club: "Rebecca" by Daphne du Maurier

Adult Event Join us for a discussion of "Rebecca," about a young woman who marries, but her husband and his staff cannot shake the memory of his former wife, Rebecca.

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Haunted Central Wisconsin

Adult Event Hear tales about paranormal occurrences from around central Wisconsin and investigations done by the Wausau Paranormal Research Society!

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Halloween Craft Day

Children's Event Kids can get ready for Halloween by making mini monsters and 3D hanging pumpkins at the library!

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Day of the Dead Origami Bookmarks

Kids & Teens Event Drop-in Celebrate the Mexican holiday of Día de los Muertos by making decorated skull-shaped bookmarks!

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The Fromm Brothers and Their Fur Farm

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.

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Family Game Day

All-Ages Event Drop-in Bring your family to the library for a fun day of gaming! Board and card games for all ages will be available.

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Book Club: "Kiss Carlo" by Adriana Trigiani

Adult Event Join us for a discussion of "Kiss Carlo," about a family whose lives change dramatically after the delivery of a telegram.

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DIY Gift Bags

Teen & Adult Event Learn how to make your own holiday gift bags during a special event at the library!

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Create Your Own Holiday Cards

All-Ages Event Drop-in Patrons of all ages can make their own handmade holiday cards using a variety supplies! Free, with all supplies provided.

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Make Your Own Play Dough

Children's Event Kids can make their own modeling clay and play dough, with all supplies provided!

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Book Club: "An Irish Country Christmas" by Patrick Taylor

Adult Event Join us for a discussion of "An Irish Country Christmas," about a doctor who faces competition from a new physician in town during the holiday season.

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