Virtual Book Club: "The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane"
Adults Join the library and other book lover for a lively, virtual discussion about a variety of books!
"Book Fest After Dark" With Dr. Gina Senarighi
Adults The Central Wisconsin Book Festival welcomes relationship expert Dr. Gina Senarighi to discuss blogging, podcasting and publishing, and also to answer your questions on intimacy and relationships!
Virtual Story Time
Children Hear a variety of stories read by library staff live on Facebook!
History Chats: Schools of Marathon County With the MCHS
Adults Tune into a new series of short, virtual presentations by the Marathon County Historical Society about the history schools of Marathon County!
Life Is Funny: A Panel Discussion With Tiffany Midge & Steve Hannah
Adults What is funny? How do two writers take what's around them and turn it into something that makes us laugh? Join us for a discussion with Tiffany Midge and Steve Hannah on writing with humor!
CWBF & NAOMI: Community Read & Discussions on Homelessness
Adults Registration The Central Wisconsin Book Festival is proud to partner with a local non-profit, NAOMI, for a community read initiative and two panel discussions about homelessness in the greater Wausau area.
Timothy Egan: "A Pilgrimage to Eternity" Reading & Q&A
Adults The Central Wisconsin Book Festival welcomes award-winning, NYT bestselling journalist Timothy Egan for a virtual talk about his newest book, "A Pilgrimage to Eternity."
A "Dairylandia" State of Mind With Steve Hannah
Adults The Central Wisconsin Book Festival welcomes award-winning author and columnist Steve Hannah to discuss his Wisconsin-based book "Dairylandia."
Short Stories With Chris Fink
Adults The Central Wisconsin Book Festival welcomes Wisconsin author Chris Fink to share his short fiction and answer your questions!
"Bad Axe" Mysteries With John Galligan
Adults Join us during the Central Wisconsin Book Festival as we hear from, and speak with, Wisconsin author John Galligan about his new mystery novel "Dead Man Dancing!"
Wisconsin Women in the KKK With Author John Kinville
Adults Join us for an interesting, virtual multimedia presentation about a little-known (and a little troubling) piece of Wisconsin history with author John Kinville!
"When the Going Gets Tough" Fiction Workshop With Kathie Giorgio
Adults & Teens The Central Wisconsin Book Festival isn't just for listening to authors! Join us for a fiction workshop with Kathie Giorgio, author and director of the AllWriters' Workshop in Waukesha, WI.
An Evening With U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo
Adults The Central Wisconsin Book Festival is thrilled to welcome U.S. Poet Laureate Joy Harjo for a virtual reading of her work! Trust us, if you love literature you won't want to miss this event!
Birdwatching in Wisconsin With Charles Hagner
All-Ages Join us for a fun multimedia presentation on spotting birds in Wisconsin and why the Badger State is great for birds, by one of our state's foremost avian experts, Charles Hagner!
"No Matter Which Way You Look..." Poetry Reading With Kathie Giorgio
Adults Tune in for some Sunday morning poetry with acclaimed writer Kathie Giorgio, who will read from her newest collection, "No Matter Where You Look, There is More to See."
Wisconsin's Logging Heyday With Jerry Apps
Adults & Teens We're excited to welcome one author Jerry Apps to the Central Wisconsin Book Festival to discuss his new book about our state's storied logging history!
Tiffany Midge: Stories, Poems & a Q&A!
Adults The Central Wisconsin Book Festival is excited to welcome author and poet Tiffany Midge for a reading of her work!
Virtual Book Club: "Britt-Marie Was Here"
Adults Join us virtually for an engaging discussion of our September book club selection!
Colossal Fossils Presents...
Adults Registration Although we're heading into fall, it's time to think spring! Join us for a free virtual class with Janell Wehr of Extension Marathon County on preparing flowering bulbs for some early season color!
Virtual Book Club: "A Thousand Splendid Suns"
Adults Take part in a lively, virtual discussion of Hosseini's novel with the library staff and other like-minded literature lovers!
Virtual Book Club: The Witch Elm
Adults Join us virtually to discuss Tana French's 2018 suspenseful novel with other book lovers!
MCHS History Speaks on the Air: The Lincoln-Douglas Debates
Adults Join the Marathon County Historical Society and Dr. Brett Barker for a virtual talk on the 1858 debates between Abraham Lincoln and Stephen Douglas - "American Politics at its Best (and Worst)."
We Love Leaf Man!
Virtual Book Club: "Something in the Water"
Adults Join the library staff and other book lovers for an engaging, virtual discussion of our October book club selection, "Something in the Water" by Catherine Steadman!
Understanding Alzheimer's & Dementia
Adults Tune in for this virtual program with the Alzheimer's Association to learn more about Alzheimer's and dementia.
Virtual Book Club: "The Wife Between Us"
Adults Join us virtually to take part in a fun and lively discussion! In October, we'll discuss the this thrilling novel about tangled love triangle.
Virtual Dementia Conversations
Adults Join us for a virtual program about dementia for those facing a diagnosis as well as anyone who wishes to be informed about dementia.
National Adoption Month Read Aloud
Children November is National Adoption Month, so join us for a special read-aloud about families and adoption!
Virtual Book Club: "Killers of the Flower Moon"
Adults Join the library staff and others the second Tuesday of the month for a virtual book discussion. For November, it's David Grann's true-crime tale "Killers of the Flower Moon."