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Online Resources

Digital newspaper and magazine archives, academic publications, online language learning, technology tutorials, practice tests, subject guides, genealogical and local history resources, recommended websites, and more! Most online resources are accessible from home with your library card. (www.mcpl.us/research/online)


Research Assistance

Ask reference desk staff for assistance finding reference materials, fact-checking, and requesting items from other libraries. (www.mcpl.us/research/ask)


Textbook Collection

Work on your homework at the library, even if you left your textbook at school or at home! Many local high schools and middle schools have made their textbooks available for students to use while at MCPL Wausau.


Homework Computers

Several computers at MCPL Wausau are reserved for teens to use while doing homework. These computers do not require a library card to log in, and they are available for two hours at a time. There are also Internet-connected computers, free wireless Internet, and laptops available for checkout (with parental permission) at all MCPL locations.

Grasshopper Jungle by Andrew Smith

★★★★★ Printz winners tend to be edgy and controversial. "Grasshopper Jungle" by Andrew Smith is no different. Set in a small Iowa town, "Grasshopper Jungle," at its simplest is the end of the world as we know it wrapped around a coming of age story, but that description just doesn't do it justice. Austin and his friend Robby break into the local second hand shop...

Audience: Teens
Genre: Fiction, Award-Winning, Science Fiction, YALSA Top 10

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Science Reference Center

Science Reference Center

Provides easy access to a multitude of full-text science-oriented content, including science encyclopedias, reference books, periodicals and other sources. Topics include biology, chemistry, earth and space science, environmental science, health and medicine, history of science, life science, physics, technology and wildlife.

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