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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.

Pax by Sara Pennypacker

★★★★★ Forced by his father to return his beloved pet fox, Pax, to the wild and move three hundred miles away to live with his grandfather, twelve-year old Peter is devastated. Still grieving his mother’s recent death, losing his father to the war effort (again) and being forced to give up Pax, his friend and soul-mate, is too much. Unconcerned with his own safety...

Audience: Children, Teens
Genre: Fiction

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