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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.

Salt to the Sea by Ruta Sepetys

★★★★★ Inspired by the greatest tragedy in maritime history, four characters from four different European homelands board the Wilhelm Gustloff ship in hopes of surviving World War II. The war has torn apart the lives of Joana and Emilia. Joana, a young nurse from Lithuania, is trying to reunite with her mother. Emilia, a Polish girl, is just trying to survive...

Audience: Teens
Genre: Fiction, Historical Fiction

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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