Marathon County Public Library

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Holiday hours: All MCPL locations will be closed by 5pm on Wed., 11/21, and closed all day Thu., 11/22.

Events: Stratford

Book Club: "Killers of the Flower Moon" by David Grann

Adult Event Drop by the library for a lively discussion of David Grann's best-selling book!

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Stratford Stitchers & Rippers

Kids & Teens Event Do some math work with your patchwork! Join us every other Tuesday in Stratford to discover the beauty of math through the art of quilting!

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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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Play and Learn

Children's Event Children of all ages are invited to use their imagination and creativity! These fun-filled, 60-90 minute programs feature a different story each week, followed by songs and supplemental activities. Offered in partnership with the Family Resource Center.

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Book Club "The Ghost of Christmas Past" by Rhys Bowen

Adult Event Drop by the library for a lively discussion of this holiday-themed mystery novel!

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Nonfiction @ Night: "Dopesick" by Beth Macy

Adult Event Discuss our monthly book club pick about the national opiod crisis!

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Book Club: The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

Adult Event Take part in a lively discussion of Whitehead's recent, but now classic, novel! New people are always welcome!

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Birding for Beginners!

All-Ages Event All ages can learn about birds in Wisconsin, create a bird feeder and a nature journal!

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Nonfiction @ Night: "The Boys in the Boat" by Daniel Brown

Adult Event Discuss our monthly book club pick about the American rowing crew that prevailed at the 1936 Berlin Olympics!

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Book Club: "The Widower's Tale" by Julia Glass

Adult Event Drop by the library for a lively discussion of this novel by Julia Glass!

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Birding for Beginners II

All-Ages Event Learn about the beautiful birds of Wisconsin and how to attract them to your own backyard.

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Nonfiction @ Night: "Evicted" by Matthew Desmond

Adult Event Discuss our monthly book club pick about eight families in Milwaukee as they struggle to keep a roof over their heads.

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Book Club: "Hillbilly Elegy" by J.D. Vance

Adult Event Drop by the library for a lively discussion of J.D. Vance's best-selling book!

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Nonfiction @ Night: "Outliers" by Malcolm Gladwell

Adult Event Discuss our monthly book club pick about the qualities and habits of successful people!

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Book Club: "Eleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine" by Gail Honeyman

Adult Event Drop by the library for a lively discussion of this quirky 2017 book by Gail Honeyman!

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Nonfiction @ Night: "The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks" by Rebecca Skloot

Adult Event Discuss our monthly book club pick about the cells of a woman that were taken without her consent and used to study cancer, develop the polio vaccine and more.

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Book Club: "Wild" by Cheryl Strayed

Adult Event Drop by the library for a lively discussion of Cheryl Strayed's celebrated memoir!

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