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Events: Stratford

solar system

Grab & Go
Our Solar System

Children Registration [except Wausau] Drop-in Create your own solar system in your tiny little corner of it, with this fun grab-and-go kit!

  • 2/12/26/21 @ All MCPL Locations

children grab and go hands-on learning science »

decorative magnets

Grab & Go
Little Treasures: Bauble Magnets

Adults Registration [except Wausau] Stop by any MCPL location in February and pick up a kit to make your own colorful bauble magnet craft at home!

  • 2/12/26/21 @ All MCPL Locations

adults art crafts »

Wausau Winter Frolic postcard

History Speaks: Wausau Winter Frolics!

Adults & Teens Join the Marathon County Historical Society for an interesting presentation about the festival that sparked a winter sports revolution in the Wausau area! In partnership with MCPL.

  • Attend Sat., 2/27/21, 23 p.m. @ Online (See event details.)

adults teens community games history sports »

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Online Book Club Chat
"This Tender Land" by William Kent Krueger

Adults Drop-in Please join the library for an ongoing, online book club discussion each month that can be done at your own pace rather than during a single meeting!

  • 2/12/28/21 @ Goodreads (Online)

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child reading picture book

Virtual Story Time

Children Hear a variety of stories read by library staff on Facebook!

  • Attend Tue., 3/2/21, 1010:15 a.m. @ Facebook (Online)
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children grades K-5 story time covid-ready »

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History Chats: March Map-Ness!

Adults Tune in for an engaging series of History Chats with the Marathon County Historical Society and learn all about local maps during the month of March!

  • Thu., 3/4/21, 12:3012:45 p.m. @ Online (See event details.)
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Online Book Club Chat
"Ask Again, Yes" by Mary Beth Keane

Adults Drop-in Please join the library for an ongoing, online book club discussion each month that can be done at your own pace rather than during a single meeting!

  • 3/13/31/21 @ MCPL Stratford

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rainbow mobile craft

Grab & Go
3D Rainbow Mobile

Children Registration [except Wausau] Children, or their parents or caregivers, can stop by any MCPL location in March and pick up a take-home kit to make their own 3D rainbow!

  • 3/13/31/21 @ All MCPL Locations

children covid-ready diy hands-on activities crafts »

pom pom garland craft

Grab & Go
Little Treasures: Pom Pom Garland

Adults & Teens Registration [except Wausau] Stop by any MCPL location in March and pick up a "Little Treasures" kit to make your own colorful pom pom garland craft at home!

  • 3/13/31/21 @ All MCPL Locations

adults teens activities art crafts hands-on learning off-site »

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Virtual Book Club
"Dear Edward" by Ann Napolitano

Adults Take part in a lively discussion with the library staff and other book lovers during this monthly virtual book club!

  • Mon., 3/8/21, 5:456:45 p.m. @ GoToMeeting (Online)

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Virtual Book Club
"Where the Crawdads Sing" by Delia Owens

Adults Join the library staff and other book lovers on the second Tuesday of each month for a virtual book discussion, including this mega best-seller by Delia Owens!

  • Tue., 3/9/21, 12 p.m. @ GoToMeeting (Online)

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compost bin

From the Ground Up! Building Healthy Soil & Composting

Adults Registration Join Janell Wehr from Extension Marathon County for a free class on improving soil health and keeping soil healthy throughout the growing season!

  • Register Thu., 3/11/21, 2:303:30 p.m. @ Online (See event details.)
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adults farming food gardening outdoor recreation »

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Book Club: "The Secrets of Midwives" by Sally Hepworth

Adults Join the library staff and other book lovers for an engaging, virtual discussion of our March book club selection, "The Secrets of Midwives" by Lisa Jackson!

  • Mon., 3/15/21, 12 p.m. @ Online (See event details.)

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hands transplanting tomato seedlings

Planting the Garden: Direct Sowing & Transplanting

Adults Registration Join us for a free class and let Extension Marathon County's Janell Wehr take some of the mystery out of sowing seeds!

  • Register Thu., 4/8/21, 2:303:30 p.m. @ Online (See event details.)
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Virtual Poetry Reading With the Wisconsin Fellowship of Poets!

Adults Registration Join us for a special virtual reading by poets from across the state to celebrate the release of a new pandemic-related collection by the Wisconsin Fellowship of Poets!

  • Register Thu., 4/8/21, 6:308 p.m. @ Online (See event details.)

adults author visit poetry writing »

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Online Book Club Chat
"The Splendid & the Vile" by Erik Larson

Adults Please join the library staff and others for an ongoing, online Book Club discussion each month. In April, we'll discuss the book The Splendid and the Vile by Erik Larson.

  • 4/14/30/21 @ MCPL Stratford

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beaded bracelets

Grab & Go
Little Treasures Beaded Wrap Bracelet

Adults & Teens Registration [except Wausau] Stop by any MCPL location during the month of April and pick up a kit to make your own "Little Treasure." This month, we'll provide supplies and instructions to make a beaded wrap bracelet!

  • 4/14/30/21 @ All MCPL Locations

adults teens crafts hands-on learning »

colorful pasta and craft supplies

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Pasta Sculptures & Mosaics

Children Registration [except Wausau] Kids can cook up their own fun craft with a grab-and-go colored pasta kit! (Pun intended - the pasta is not meant to be cooked!)

  • 4/14/30/21 @ All MCPL Locations

children grades k-5 art hands-on learning »