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Services / Resources: Collection

On-site Services

A variety of helpful equipment, archives and services are available at your local Marathon County Public Library! Some resources are only available at certain MCPL locations, as noted below.

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Suggest a Purchase

If you can't find an item in the Library Catalog (V-Cat) and you think we should have it, let us know! You may use the online form below, or paper Purchase Suggestion forms are available at all MCPL locations. We can't promise that we will acquire the item, but we will investigate its suitability for our collections... (read more)

MCPL Online On-site Reading Advice Collection Catalog

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Video Games

The library's Wausau Headquarters offers a collection of video games! View and request these games below. They are shelved in the A/V Collection on the first floor. Discs are not in the cases; you will receive the disc at checkout. Video games check out for 14 days and may be renewed once. There is a $1 per... (read more)

MCPL On-site For Teens For Children Collection Catalog

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Magazines and Newspapers

The following magazines and newspapers are currently offered in printed form at the specified MCPL locations. These subscriptions are subject to change without notice; contact us for the latest information. Newspapers and the most recent issue of each magazine are available for reading in the library only. Magazine back issues... (read more)

Newspapers and Magazines MCPL On-site Collection

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Microfilm Archives

MCPL Wausau has a microfilm archive of Marathon County newspapers from the late 1800s onward (primarily the Wausau Daily Herald), plus digital microform viewers with options to scan or print articles. Additionally, MCPL Mosinee has microfilm of the Mosinee Times and a digital microform viewer. Please note... (read more)

MCPL On-site Genealogy Newspapers and Magazines Collection

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New DVD Movies & TV Series

The items featured on this page represent some of the library's most recent additions to its DVD collections, including feature films, documentaries, television series and more! To browse the rest of the DVD collection, use the Library Catalog (V-Cat) and limit your search to "Video," "DVD," etc. Please note: These DVDs have a... (read more)

MCPL On-site Movies and Television Collection Catalog

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Wisconsin Collection

The Wisconsin Collection at MCPL Wausau includes nonfiction items related to Marathon County and Wisconsin. This includes nonfiction books, family genealogies, maps and more. 

MCPL On-site Genealogy Wisconsin Local History Marathon County Collection

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New Music CDs

The items featured on this page represent some of the library's most recent additions to its music CD collections! To browse the rest of the music CD collection, use the Library Catalog (V-Cat) and limit your search to "CD Music," "Music Record," etc. — or view... (read more)

MCPL On-site Collection Catalog Music

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Book Discussion Kits

Start your own book club! Book discussion kits include multiple copies of popular books, discussion questions and author information, all in a handy tote bag! View available book discussion kits in the Library Catalog (V-Cat). For a larger selection, request kits from elsewhere in the state using... (read more)

MCPL On-site Collection

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Art Collection

A variety of artworks are on display — and available for checkout— at the library! A maximum of 10 artworks may be checked out for a loan period of 56 days. The majority of items in this collection are held at MCPL Wausau, but selected works are held at other MCPL locations as well.  Artworks include... (read more)

MCPL On-site Catalog Collection Hobbies and Crafts

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New Audiobooks

The items featured on this page represent some of the library's most recent additions to its audiobooks collection! To browse the rest of the audiobook collection, use the Library Catalog (V-Cat) and limit your search to "Audiobooks," "Spoken Record," etc. — or ... (read more)

MCPL On-site Collection Audiobooks Catalog

Online Resources

The following are databases to which the library has subscribed and websites that are affiliated with the library or host library-owned content. For an A-Z listing of all online resources, click here.

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Suggest a Purchase

If you can't find an item in the Library Catalog (V-Cat) and you think we should have it, let us know! You may use the online form below, or paper Purchase Suggestion forms are available at all MCPL locations. We can't promise that we will acquire the item, but we will investigate its suitability for our collections. We will place... (read more)

MCPL Online On-site Reading Advice Collection Catalog

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BiblioBoard Library

BiblioBoard is a catalog of e-books by self-published authors. A number of curations are included: "Indie Wisconsin" features content by self-published Wisconsin Authors. "Library Journal's Top Indie Reads" features indie e-books selected by Library Journal. "Popup Picks" is a rotating collection that includes award-... (read more)

WPLC Online E-books Catalog Collection