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Raptors of Wisconsin

All-Ages Event Join us in welcoming the Raptor Education Group, Inc. to the Marathon County Public Library!

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Haunted Central Wisconsin

Teen & Adult Event Hear tales about paranormal occurrences from around central Wisconsin and investigations done by the Wausau Paranormal Research Society!

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Passport Event

Teen & Adult Event Drop-in Apply for a U.S. passport locally during this special one-day-only application event! Appointments are highly recommended but not required.

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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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MCPL Documentary Night
"In Search of America"

Teen & Adult Event Join us for a free screening of a documentary featuring Americans from all walks of life talking about what matters to them most, and meet the film's director!

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DIY Masquerade Masks

Teen & Adult Event Drop-in Make your own masquerade masks using a variety of craft supplies at the library!

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Teen Book Club: "The Graveyard Book" by Neil Gaiman

Teen Event Join us for our monthly Teen Book Club, where we'll discuss this eerie tale about a boy who is raised by the ghosts and other supernatural entities that inhabit a graveyard.

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Scratch Art Creations

Kids & Teens Event Drop-in Kids can make bookmarks, drawings and other works of art using scratch art paper! Free, with all supplies provided.

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Family Game Day

All-Ages Event Drop-in Bring your family to the library for a fun day of gaming! Board and card games for all ages will be available.

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Book Speed Dating

Teen Event Teens can find their next read by sampling a variety of books during Book Speed Dating!

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Day of the Dead Origami Bookmarks

Kids & Teens Event Drop-in Celebrate the Mexican holiday of Día de los Muertos by making decorated skull-shaped bookmarks!

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Needle Arts at the Library

All-Ages Event Drop-in Knitters and crocheters are invited to gather for a night of crafts and socializing! Free and open to the public, and participants are asked to bring their own supplies.

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Friends of MCPL Book Sale!

All-Ages Event Drop-in It's time again for the Friends of the Marathon County Public Library book sale! Browse through thousands of items available at fantastic prices!

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Hobbies and Crafts Night

All-Ages Event Drop-in Hobby and craft enthusiasts are welcome to join us every month for a night of creating and socializing!

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TAG - Teen Advisory Group!

Teen Event Drop-in Teens are welcome to meet others, volunteer and help plan library programs through our Teen Advisory Group (TAG). Meetings monthly

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Teen Emo Karaoke Night

Teen Event Karaoke in the library? Why not! Teens can join us for a night of singing all their favorite emo songs!

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Word Play!

Kids & Teens Event Drop-in Kids, tweens and teens are invited to play fun vocabulary-building board games or to work on word puzzles like crosswords, word searches and word chains!

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Create a Scarecrow

All-Ages Event Drop-in Stop by the library to craft your own scarecrow, with all supplies provided!

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Writers' Group

Teen & Adult Event Meet other local writers and share your work during this special event, held during National Novel Writing Month!

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MCPL DIY
Paper Snowflake Designs

All-Ages Event Drop-in Turn the library into a winter wonderland by making paper snowflakes and other winter designs!

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Which is Better? Book-to-Movie Night: "Holes"

All-Ages Event All ages are invited to watch the 2003 film adaptation of "Holes" then discuss how the movie compares to book by Louis Sachar!

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MCPL DIY
CD Etching

Teen & Adult Event Teens and adults can learn how to etch creative designs into recycled CDs!

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Teen Book Club: "Life As We Knew It" by Susan Pfeffer

Teen Event Join us for our monthly Teen Book Club, where we'll discuss this teen romance, about a teen girl and her family, who struggle after a meteor hits the earth.

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Teen Book Club: "Eleanor & Park" by Rainbow Rowell

Teen Event Join us for our monthly Teen Book Club, where we'll discuss this teen romance, about two social outcasts who fall in love in 1986.

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Spencer High School Handbell Choir Holiday Concert

All-Ages Event Join us as the Spencer High School Handbell Choir performs songs for the holiday season! Free and open to the public.

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DIY Gift Bags

Teen & Adult Event Learn how to make your own holiday gift bags during a special event at the library!

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Create Your Own Holiday Cards

All-Ages Event Drop-in Patrons of all ages can make their own handmade holiday cards using a variety supplies! Free, with all supplies provided.

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Knitting Without Needles

All-Ages Event Drop-in Make your own knitted accessories by finger knitting and arm knitting at the library!

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Book Folding Art

Teen & Adult Event Drop-in Learn how to fold paper into certain creative designs during this free event!

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3D Paper Stars

Teen Event Make 3D decorative stars during this free event!

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Teen Book Club: "The Wee Free Men" by Terry Pratchett

Teen Event Join us for our monthly Teen Book Club, where we'll discuss this book, about a girl who tries to rescue her baby brother from an invasion in Fairyland.

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Teen Book Club: "Wonder" by R. J. Palacio

Teen Event Join us for our monthly Teen Book Club, where we'll discuss this novel, about a fifth grader with facial differences who enters public school for the first time.

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Create a Snowman

All-Ages Event Drop-in All ages are invited to create their own snowman using wooden craft sticks and other provided supplies!

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Myths and Truths: Human Trafficking in Central Wisconsin

Teen & Adult Event Learn about human trafficking, and how the topic hits home in central Wisconsin, during this informative event!

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Finger and Arm Knitting

All-Ages Event Drop-in Learn the skills of finger knitting and arm knitting during this drop-in event at the library!

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Snowflake Craft Day

All-Ages Event Drop-in Patrons of all ages can make their own decorative snowflakes out of paper or with pipe cleaners and beads! All supplies provided.

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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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International Puzzle Week

All-Ages Event Drop-in Drop in any time during this week to put together a variety of jigsaw puzzles!

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International Puzzle Day

All-Ages Event Drop-in Celebrate International Puzzle Day with a variety of puzzles for all ages at the library!

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Narnia Week: What Lucy Found There

Kids & Teens Event Kids, tweens and teens can make their own pine cone forests, with all supplies provided!

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Create a Valentine!

All-Ages Event Drop-in Make your own handmade valentines using a variety of craft supplies! Free, with all supplies provided.

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Honor Flight Mail Call

All-Ages Event Make cards and letter to be given to local veterans returning on the next Honor Flight!

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Which is Better? Book-to-Movie Night: "Bridge to Terabithia"

All-Ages Event All ages are invited to watch the film adaptation of "Bridge to Terabithia" then discuss how the movie compares to the book by Katherine Paterson!

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Teen Tech Week: Let's Get Animated!

Teen Event Drop-in Teens can drop in to make their own graphic novels and comic strips during Teen Tech Week!

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Which is Better? Book-to-Movie Night: "Ella Enchanted"

All-Ages Event All ages are invited to watch the film adaptation of "Ella Enchanted" then discuss how the movie compares to the book by Gail Carson Levine!

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Kids' Needle Arts Night: Dry Felting

Kids & Teens Event Kids, tweens and teens can learn how to do dry felting and make their own project, with all supplies provided!

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Resource of the Moment

Britannica School

Britannica School

Access point for Britannica's encyclopedia content for children in elementary, middle and high school. Details: Every article and image have a citation.  Double-click on a word for definitions, pronunciations, and Spanish translation.  Switch between levels to find appropriately challenging articles. 

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