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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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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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Tom Pease

Children Beloved children's entertainer Tom Pease is back in Marathon County for Summer 2022! Join us at any of the four locations for his unique mix of music and humor!

  • Tue., 6/14/22, 11 a.m.12 p.m. @ 400 Block
  • Thu., 6/16/22, 11 a.m.12 p.m. @ Legion Memorial Park
  • Thu., 6/16/22, 23 p.m. @ Lions Park (Spencer)

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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
  • Wed., 6/22/22, 23 p.m. @ Oak Street Park
  • Tue., 7/12/22, 11 a.m.12 p.m. @ 400 Block

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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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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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Stories & Crafts From the Deep Blue Sea

Children Join us at Lions Park in Spencer for a fun morning of stories and crafts during our Summer Library Program!

  • Tue., 7/19/22, 1011 a.m. @ Lions Park (Spencer)

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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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Library Card Pool Day

Kids & Teens Drop-in Celebrate summer with free entrance to any Wausau pool on August 2 with your library card! One card will work for the whole family.

  • Tue., 8/2/22, 12 a.m.11:59 p.m. @ Wausau Outdoor Pools

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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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Trail Tales

Children Drop-in Families are encouraged to walk through Oak Island Park this summer for another fun season of Trail Tales! Enjoy nature and the books "Chirp" and "The Bad Seed" at the same time!

  • 6/18/31/22 @ Oak Island Park

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