ATTENTION: All MCPL locations will be closed Fri., 9/20, for staff development.

Events: Social Issues

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CWBF & Veninga Lecture on Religion & Society: Life After Hate

Adults & Teens How does a former skinhead form a friendship with a Sikh and not only write a book together, but also create a group to promote peace and service to others? Hear their powerful story!

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Central Wisconsin Book Festival
Charles Hughes: Hidden Histories of Race in Pop Culture

Adults & Teens We're excited to welcome back to the Wausau area historian and author Charles Hughes to discuss the intersection of pop culture with issues of race!

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Central Wisconsin Book Festival
Hanif Abdurraqib: Readings From "A Fortune for Your Disaster"

Adults & Teens The Central Wisconsin Book Festival is thrilled that poet, essayist and cultural critic Hanif Abdurraqib will join us for one of our festival's headline events to read from his newest poetry collection.

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Central Wisconsin Book Festival
We Are Staying: A Family Memoir Reading With Jen Rubin

Adults & Teens Hear a fascinating, true tale with author Jen Rubin of a family, a business and a neighborhood during the Central Wisconsin Book Festival.

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Central Wisconsin Book Festival
Madison in the Sixties With Stuart Levitan

Adults & Teens Whether you lived through the 1960s, or you're a history buff yearning to learn, join us for a talk about the scene in Wisconsin's capital city in the Sixties!

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MCPL & Reel to Real Film Night: "Not Enough Apologies: Trauma Stories"

Adults Join us for a free screening of a moving documentary on childhood trauma and its impacts on adulthood. This film is offered in partnership with Wisconsin Public Television and the Wisconsin Library Association.

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A Journey Through Adoption

Adults Join us for a fascinating program as author and father Adam Schnabel talks about the process, and the ups and downs, of adopting his child from Bulgaria.

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School Safety in America With Author David Perrodin

Adults & Teens Join us for one of two programs on the important topic of school safety with author (and Marathon County native) David Perrodin as he talks about the issue and his new book on school safety!

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