Marathon County Public Library

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Holiday hours: All MCPL locations will be closed Sun., 4/21.

Homebound Program

For Marathon County residents unable to visit the library due to age, illness, accident or disability, our Homebound Program offers a way to receive library materials at home by mail or special delivery. Please call 715-261-7248 to sign up for this free service!

This service is free of charge, but a valid library card is required. Once enrolled, library volunteers will select materials for you based on your preferences and forward these items to your residence on a regular schedule. All items are checked out to you for five weeks at a time, after which you may return these via mail or volunteer courier.

Services Available:

  • Library item delivery
  • Reference question service
  • Telephone directory service
  • General information

We are also a local contact for the Wisconsin Talking Book & Braille Library.

You do not need a statement from your doctor to enroll in the homebound program; you only must be unable to get library materials in any other way. You may enroll on a temporary basis if you are in a condition that has left you temporarily homebound. You also may refer a friend or family member.

Items available:

  • Magazines
  • Large print books
  • DVD movies and TV series
  • Music CDs
  • Audio books on CD

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