Little Treasures: Needlepoint Mandalas
Adults Drop-in Stop by the library in September to pick up a kit and create your own unique needlepoint mandala! Available curbside, no appointment needed, and part of our monthly "Little Treasures" craft offerings!
Nature's Best Hope With Douglas Tallamy
Adults In partnership with the Master Gardener Program of Marathon County, the Central Wisconsin Book Festival welcomes author Douglas W. Tallamy for a virtual discussion of his book "Nature's Best Hope"
Fiber Arts Fashion Show
Adults Drop-in See various fiber arts items on display during this afternoon showcase!
CWBF & WIPPS: The Women's Suffragist Movement With Rebecca Roberts
Adults The Central Wisconsin Book Festival is pleased to partner with the Wisconsin Institute for Public Policy and Service for an event celebrating the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment!
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!
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!
CANCELED: Medicare Basics
Adults Registration This event has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Thu., 9/24/20, 5–7 p.m. @ MCPL Mosinee
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!
Mini Fall Wreaths
Adults Registration Drop-in Fall is a great time to get festive! Stop by the library and pick up a kit to make your own fall-themed mini wreath at home!
Notes of Encouragement
All-Ages Registration Drop-in Stop by the library to pick up supplies for making cards of thanks and encouragement to health care workers, then drop them off and we'll take it from there!
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!
Book Club: "The Haunting of Hill House"
Adults & Teens Join us in October at the library book club to discuss what has been called a perfect work of unnerving terror.
Six Spooky Words Story Contest
All-Ages Drop-in Cast a light into the darkest corners of your imagination and tell us what you see ... in six words! Starting Oct. 12, we're collecting entries for our Six Scary Words story contest. All ages welcome!
Grab & Go Little Treasures: DIY Gnome Peg Doll
Adults Drop-in Adults can stop by the library in October to pick up a kit and create your own gnome peg doll at home, with a design that's all your own!
Handmade Greeting Cards
Adults Registration Drop-in Stop by the library to pick up supplies for greeting cards you can make and decorate at home with your own personal touch!
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)."
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.
Adults Registration Join us for a free, virtual class led by Extension Marathon County and learn more about the history and importance of heirloom plants!
Virtual Book Club: "The Library Book"
Adults Join the library staff and other fans of the written word during their monthly, virtual discussions of a variety of books!
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."
Book Club: "The Signature of All Things"
Adults Join us at the library to discuss Gilbert's sweeping novel with a group of like-minded book lovers!
Virtual Book Club: "Hidden Figures"
Adults Drop-in Join the library staff and other literature lovers for an engaging, virtual discussion of a wide variety of books, including the November selection, "Hidden Figures!"
Virtual Book Club: Winter Street
Adults Registration Join the library staff and other book lovers on the second Tuesday of each month for a virtual book discussion, including Hilderbrand's heartwarming holiday novel in December!