Events


"Q & A Time with the Spencer Police"

Tue., 9/1/15, 9:00am 10:00am @ MCPL Spencer
Wondering if there are any upcoming changes to the village of Spencer? Here is your chance to ask questions and get answers from the Spencer Police Department. Join us ... (read more)
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Family LEGO® Club

Children of all ages and their families are invited to build creative projects using LEGO® blocks! Blocks will be provided.
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Raising Your Own Chickens: An Introduction

Thu., 9/3/15, 6:00pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Athens
Curious about adding a clutch of baby chickens to your life? Join us for an introduction to raising a flock at home! Heather Schlesser, dairy and livestock agent with (read more)
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Knit Night

Thu., 9/3/15, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Knitters of all ages and experience levels are invited to gather for a night of creation and socializing. The library will provide pattern books and other resources, and knitters are invited to bring their own supplies. ... (read more)
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YA for Adults: "The Walls Around Us" by Nova Ren Suma

Thu., 9/3/15, 7:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Starting with "Twilight" and "Harry Potter," young adult literature has grown in popularity with more and more adults enjoying novels written for teens. Join our young adult librarian for a ... (read more)
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Night Road by Kristin Hannah

Book Club: "Night Road" by Kristin Hannah

Tue., 9/8/15, 2:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Hatley
Each month book club participants discuss a featured selection. For September, Night Road by Kristin Hannah is the featured selection. The publisher summary states, "For eighteen years, Jude Farraday has ... (read more)
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Planning and Visioning: Listening Session

Over the coming weeks we will be hosting listening sessions at the main library in downtown Wausau. These sessions will be conducted by Engberg Anderson, an architectural firm based out of Milwaukee that specializes in libraries. We want to learn how we may best serve the public during the next ten years to ensure that your library is relevant and useful to you. ... (read more)
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Spanish Story Time

Wed., 9/9/15, 10:00am 10:30am @ MCPL Wausau
This interactive story time will introduce children and families to literature, reading and the Spanish language and culture through finger plays, music, dance, and games in Spanish and English. ... (read more)
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Story Time

Wed., 9/9/15, 10:00am Wed., 12/23/15, 10:30am @ MCPL Mosinee
Join us for stories, music, and more during Story Time at the Mosinee Branch Library!
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Story Time

Thu., 9/10/15, 10:30am Thu., 12/17/15, 11:00am @ MCPL Marathon City
Preschool Families: Join us for stories, music, and other literature-based activities at the Marathon City Branch Library every Thursday at 10:30 am!
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The Ghost Army of WWII by Rick Beyer and Elizabeth

Book Club: "The Ghost Army of WWII" by Rick Beyer and Elizabeth Sayles

Thu., 9/10/15, 11:30am 12:30pm @ MCPL Edgar
The Ghost Army consisted of a 1,100 man unit during World War II, whose mission was to impersonate other US Army units that would deceive enemy forces. They staged ... (read more)
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Book Club: "The Spymistress" by Jennifer Chiaverini

Thu., 9/10/15, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Athens
Join us for a discussion of "The Spymistress" by Jennifer Chiaverini. Pledging her loyalty to the North at the risk of her life when her native Virginia secedes, Quaker-educated aristocrat ... (read more)
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LEGO blocks

LEGO® Building Night

Children and their families are invited to imagine, build and create together with LEGO® and DUPLO® blocks. This is a drop-in program so come any time during this time period. ... (read more)
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Book Club: "The Paying Guests" by Sarah Waters

"The Paying Guests" by Sarah Waters is set in 1922 London. World War I has recently ended, but not before consuming hundreds of thousands of British lives and ... (read more)
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Talk Like a Pirate Day

Thu., 9/17/15, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
In honor of Talk Like a Pirate Day, school-aged children (grades K-5) are invited for a night of pirate activities. Learn what your pirate name is, learn how to talk ... (read more)
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Elephant & Piggie Party

Sat., 9/19/15, 10:30am 12:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Wear your favorite party hat, bring your best friend, get your giggles on and dance on in. Gerald, the pessimistic elephant created by author Mo Willems, doesn't think that it ... (read more)
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Garden Spells by Sarah Addison Allen

Book Club: "Garden Spells" by Sarah Addison Allen

Mon., 9/21/15, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Stratford
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "Garden Spells" by Sarah Addison Allen. The women of the Waverly family are heirs to an unusual legacy, one that grows ... (read more)
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Where'd You Go, Bernadette by Maria Semple

Book Club: "Where'd You Go, Bernadette" by Maria Semple

Mon., 9/21/15, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Join us for a friendly discussion of Maria Semple's "Where'd You Go, Bernadette."
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Family Fun Night: Let's Go Exploring

Mon., 9/21/15, 6:00pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Edgar
Children and their families are invited to come explore and learn about animals that live in the wild. We will be reading related stories and doing craft projects.
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Women's Night Out: "Annie Freeman's Fabulous Traveling Funeral" by Kris Radish

Mon., 9/21/15, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join the Women's Night Out book club for a lively discussion of Kris Radish's "Annie Freeman's Fabulous Traveling Funeral." Five women travel across the country to fulfill the last ... (read more)
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The Great Gatsby by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Book Club: "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald

Wed., 9/23/15, 11:00am 12:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "The Great Gatsby" by F. Scott Fitzgerald. ... (read more)
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Readers of Classic Literature: "The Brothers Karamazov" by Fyodor Dostoevsky

Wed., 9/23/15, 12:00pm 1:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join the Readers of Classical Literature for a lively discussion of Fyodor Dostoevsky's epic novel "The Brothers Karamazov". Widely considered one of the best novels ever written, it is ... (read more)
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Chickens: Raising Them at Home and Caring for Them Through the Winter

Wed., 9/23/15, 5:30pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Marathon City
Curious about adding a clutch of baby chickens to your life? Join us for an introduction to raising a flock at home and caring for them through the winter! ... (read more)
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Comics Club

NEW! Join our comics club to discuss comics and graphic novels with other fans of the genre! Unlike other book clubs, participants don't read the same comic. Instead, you're invited to ... (read more)
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CommUNITY Fest

Sat., 9/26/15, 9:00am 2:00pm @ CommUNITY Fest
Come and visit us at United Way's Community Fest at Marathon Park. We will have crafts and activities for children and information about the library. We will be looking for ... (read more)
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Mondays with TED

Mon., 9/28/15, 2:00pm 3:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Stop by the library to watch a selection of talks from the TED lecture series! Twice each month, we'll show a variety of informative, entertaining talks either related to a ... (read more)
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Classic Movie Monday: "Duck Soup"

Mon., 9/28/15, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us for a free classic movie, and don't forget your popcorn! In this 1933 Marx Brothers comedy, Rufus T. Firefly (Groucho Marx) is named president/dictator of the bankrupt nation ... (read more)
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Quilting in the Afternoon

Quilters young and old, experienced and beginners, are invited to gather to learn, create and share. We will be hand quilting, so machines are not needed. Quilters are asked to ... (read more)
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Library Tips & Tricks

Tue., 9/29/15, 2:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Join us for an informative presentation on how to use your local library to its fullest potential. Topics will include how to find books in the library, use the online catalog, access e-books, navigate online reference resources, and more!
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Discover Your Roots!

Tue., 9/29/15, 6:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Hatley
Would you like to discover your family roots? Are you interested in your family's history? Or even history in general? Join our presenter Mort McBain, Director of the Family ... (read more)
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Movie Night: "Mad Max: Fury Road"

Tue., 9/29/15, 6:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us for a free film and bring your popcorn! In this fourth installment of the Mad Max series, Max (Tom Hardy) joins forces with Furiosa (Charlize Theron in the ... (read more)
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Terror! in Six Words

Thu., 10/1/15 Sun., 10/25/15 @ MCPL Wausau
Cast a light into the darkest corners of your imagination and tell us what you see ... in six words! Our Terror! in Six Words contest emerges from the crypt for a second year, and we'll be collecting ghastly and ghostly tales Oct. 1 through Oct. 25. Notoriety - even infamy, perhaps - to the most macabre; however, a good fright needn't be vulgar. Call 715-261-7230 for more information... if you dare! ... (read more)
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Book Sale

Thu., 10/1/15 Sun., 10/4/15 @ MCPL Wausau
Stop by the library's third floor for great deals on a wide selection of books during the Friends of the Marathon County Public Library book sale! The sale begins at ... (read more)
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Red Queen by Victoria Aveyard

YA for Adults: "Red Queen" by Victoria Aveyard

Thu., 10/1/15, 7:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Starting with "Twilight" and "Harry Potter," young adult literature has grown in popularity with more and more adults enjoying novels written for teens. Join our young adult librarian for a discussion around some of the most popular teen novels of the last couple of years. ... (read more)
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Harvest Fest

Sat., 10/3/15, 10:30am 3:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us as we partner with Wausau Events for Harvest Fest. Fall-themed stories for the whole family will be shared at 10:30 followed by art and craft projects until 3:00 P.M. Free and open to the public.
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Medicare Cost Saving Program

Tue., 10/6/15, 9:00am 10:00am @ MCPL Spencer
Mike Graper from the Aging & Disability Resource Center will provide information about Medicare Cost Saving Programs that help seniors with limited income and assets pay for some or all ... (read more)
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Inside the Lines: An Adult Coloring Party!

Tue., 10/6/15, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
A question for you adults: When is the last time you picked up a coloring book without kids around? Join us for a fun, relaxing and creative evening coloring with ... (read more)
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Housewares in Disguise!

Wed., 10/7/15, 1:30pm 4:00pm @ MCPL Marathon City
Tweens and teens in grades 6-12 will have the opportunity to create their own Ninja or Superhero using common household items like straws, clothespins, markers, and beads. Creativity, imagination, and ... (read more)
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MCPL Live! Gary Beyer: Hope in the Face of Illness

Thu., 10/8/15, 1:30pm 2:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us for what's sure to be a moving, inspirational evening with Gary Beyer, who was diagnosed in 2008 with a rare, untreatable muscle disease called Inclusion Body Myositis ... (read more)
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It's Potty Time!

Thu., 10/8/15, 6:00pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Linda Salzman, program coordinator for the Wausau Family Resource Center, will present parents with a program that explores toilet training readiness. Learn how to begin the process and tools to make potty training positive for everyone involved.
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Book Club: " Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands" by Chris Bohjalian

Thu., 10/8/15, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Athens
Join us for a discussion of "Close Your Eyes, Hold Hands" by Chris Bohjalian. Half a year after a cataclysmic nuclear disaster, Emily, convinced that she will be hated as ... (read more)
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Star Wars Reads Day

Sat., 10/10/15, 10:30am 2:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Children and their families are invited to the library to celebrate Star Wars with a variety of thematically-related crafts and activities. Children are encouraged to dress as their favorite Star Wars characters!
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Classic Movie Monday: "The Curse of Frankenstein"

Mon., 10/12/15, 2:00pm 3:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us for a free and fright-filled classic! This breakthrough film from the fabled Hammer Studios of Britain centers on Baron Von Frankenstein (Peter Cushing) who creates a synthetic monster ... (read more)
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Book Club: "Keep Quiet" by Lisa Scottoline

Tue., 10/13/15, 2:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Hatley
Each month book club participants discuss a featured selection. For October, Keep Quiet by Lisa Scottoline is the featured selection. The publisher summary states, "Keep Quiet, an emotionally gripping and ... (read more)
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Create with Rainbow Loom®!

Tue., 10/13/15, 6:00pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Tweens (grades 3-5) can make colorful, woven rubber band artwork and jewelry using Rainbow Loom! Library staff will demonstrate basic weaving techniques and ideas, and kids can make their own projects to take home. All supplies provided.
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Book Club: "The Wildwater Walking Club" by Claire Cook

Wed., 10/14/15, 11:30am 12:30pm @ MCPL Edgar
Noreen Kelly wakes up one day jobless, dumped by her boyfriend, and wondering what she wants out of life. She becomes friends with Rosie and Tess. Together they form ... (read more)
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Book Club

Thu., 10/15/15, 1:30pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Spencer
The Spencer Branch Library Book Club will be discussing The Mockingbird Next Door: Life with Harper Lee written my Marja Mills. The Mockingbird Next Door is the story of ... (read more)
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MCPL Live! David B. Whitehurst: Tree Stand Murders

Thu., 10/15/15, 6:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join Wisconsin author David B. Whitehurst for a discussion of the 2004 incident in which a Hmong individual, Chai Soua Vang, killed six deer hunters and wounded eight others. Whitehurst, ... (read more)
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Necessary Lies by Diane Chamberlain

Book Club: "Necessary Lies" by Diane Chamberlain

Mon., 10/19/15, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Stratford
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "Necessary Lies" by Diane Chamberlain. Set in rural Grace County, North Carolina in a time of state-mandated sterilizations and racial tension, ... (read more)
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Book Club: The Dante Club by Matthew Pearl

Mon., 10/19/15, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Join us for a discuss of the literary murder mystery "The Dante Club" by Matthew Pearl.
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Needle Arts Nights

Mon., 10/19/15, 3:00pm Mon., 6/20/16, 8:00pm @ MCPL Hatley
NEW! Interested in knitting, crocheting, embroidering, cross-stitching, quilting or other needle related crafts? People of all ages and experience levels are invited to gather for time with others creating and ... (read more)
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Family Fun Night: Pirates Treasures

Mon., 10/19/15, 6:00pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Edgar
Children and their families are invited to learn about pirates and buried treasure. We will be reading related stories and doing craft projects.
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Women's Night Out Book Club: "Chai Tea Sunday" by Heather Clark

Mon., 10/19/15, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
NEW! Join the Women's Night Out Book Club for a lively discussion of a wide variety of books! Thirtysomething Nicky Fowler has it all, but when the strain of an impossible ... (read more)
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MCPL DIY: Autumn Mason Jar Candle Holder

Tue., 10/20/15, 2:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
NEW! Would you like to create a touch of seasonal flair for your home or as a gift for a friend? Join us to create an autumn leaf mason jar candle ... (read more)
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Get Away at your Library with poetry and painting

Tue., 10/20/15, 4:30pm 6:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens are invited to celebrate Teen Read Week by "Getting Away at the Library." We will create found poems based on a night theme and illustrate them by creating ... (read more)
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Monster Bookmarks

School-aged children (grades K-5) are invited to create a monster bookmark on this no-school day! Create a scary, friendly or goofy monster that looks like it is eating your book! ... (read more)
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Create a Constellation Guide Book (Wisconsin Science Festival)

Thu., 10/22/15, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens and Tweens are invited to create a constellation guide book. Participants will learn about the location and mythology behind some of the 88 Modern Constellations visible in the Northern sky at night.
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Bubble Science

Thu., 10/22/15, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
School-aged children (grades K-5) are invited to create a variety of bubble experiments. Create your own unique bubble wand, reusable bubble goo, and other fun and wacky bubble experiments. This event is a part of the Wisconsin Science Festival (http://www.wisconsinsciencefest.org).
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Children's Halloween Movie Matinee

Fri., 10/23/15, 11:00am 3:35pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children and families are invited to watch "Hocus Pocus" on the library's third floor! Join us on this no-school day to watch a classic Halloween movie. "Hocus Pocus" follows three ... (read more)
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Saturday Building Adventures

Sat., 10/24/15, 1:30pm 3:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children and their families are invited to build and create together with multiple types of building materials: Tinkertoys, Gears, LEGO and DUPLO blocks, wood blocks and other materials. This family-friendly ... (read more)
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Passport Event

Mon., 10/26/15, 3:00pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Spencer
Apply for your U.S. passport at the Spencer Branch Library during this special, one day only passport application event! Appointments are appreciated but not required. Please visit www.mcpl.us/passports to determine what you will need to bring. For more information please call 715-659-3996.
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Digital Story Time

Mon., 10/26/15, 6:30pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Athens
Join us for a digital story time to watch and listen to animated talking picture books. We will be using the library’s online resources to help tell the stories and will show parents how to access the sites we use.
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Classic Movie Monday: "The Wolf Man"

Mon., 10/26/15, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us for a free and fright-filled classic movie, and bring your popcorn! A practical man (Lon Chaney) returns to his homeland, where he is attacked by a creature of ... (read more)
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Pumpkin and Gourd Decorating

Tue., 10/27/15, 10:30am 11:30am @ MCPL Rothschild
Children and their families are invited to a special Family Story Time featuring fall and Halloween fun! Paint pumpkins and gourds, sing songs and hear stories. All ages are invited.
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Haunted Wausau

Tue., 10/27/15, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens and adults are invited to join us in welcoming Shawn Blaschka from the Wausau Paranormal Research Society as he shares stories of his group's investigations of haunted locations around Wausau.
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The Husband's Secret by Liane Moriarty

Book Club: "The Husband's Secret" by Liane Moriarty

Wed., 10/28/15, 11:00am 12:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "The Husband's Secret" by Liane Moriarty. ... (read more)
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Readers of Classic Literature: "The Pioneers" by James Fenimore Cooper

Wed., 10/28/15, 12:00pm 1:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join the Readers of Classical Literature for a lively discussion of James Fenimore Cooper's novel "The Pioneers". Drawing on his own experiences, Cooper brilliantly describes Frontier life, providing a ... (read more)
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Anime Afternoon

Thu., 10/29/15, 12:00pm 6:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Do you love anime and manga? Want to spend an afternoon with other teens who do too? Just want to get out of the house on day when ... (read more)
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Frankenstuffys

Fri., 10/30/15, 1:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Remember Dr. Frankenstein and his infamous monster? Ever imagined creating a new friend just like Dr. Frankenstein did? Come to the library and create a new stuffed monster ... (read more)
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Boo! It's Halloween

Sat., 10/31/15, 10:30am 12:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
NEW! Join us for a bewitching morning of family fun with not-too-spooky stories, art and craft projects, and other Halloween fun. Come in costume if you wish. Free and open to the public.
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Make Your Own Holiday Cards

Mon., 11/2/15, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Spencer
Just in time for the holidays a free card making program for adults will be held at the Spencer Branch Library on Monday, November 2nd at 6:30pm. Registration is ... (read more)
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Wills, Bequests and Leaving a Legacy

Thu., 11/5/15, 5:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us for a free educational program about estate planning and planned charitable gifts! This two-hour program features financial planner Kevin McKinley, a local estate planning attorney and an individual ... (read more)
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YA for Adults: "Diviners" by Libba Bray

Thu., 11/5/15, 7:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Starting with "Twilight" and "Harry Potter," young adult literature has grown in popularity with more and more adults enjoying novels written for teens. Join our young adult librarian for a discussion around some of the most popular teen novels of the last couple of years. ... (read more)
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The Story of Edgar Sawtelle by David Wroblewski

Book Club: "The Story of Edgar Sawtelle" by David Wroblewski

Tue., 11/10/15, 2:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Hatley
Each month book club participants discuss a featured selection. For November, The Story of Edgar Sawtelle by David Wroblewski. The publisher summary states, Born mute, speaking only in sign, Edgar ... (read more)
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MCPL Live! Wisconsin Agricultural History with Jerry Apps

Tue., 11/10/15, 6:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us for an engaging talk and discussion on Wisconsin's agricultural history with Jerry Apps! Rural historian Apps is one of Wisconsin's most popular and prolific authors and his new ... (read more)
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Creative Writing for Beginners

Tue., 11/10/15, 7:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Creative Writing for Beginners is a three week opportunity to express yourself creatively through writing. You will be asked to take risks and must be willing to write honestly. ... (read more)
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Book Club: The Underground Girls of Kabul

Thu., 11/12/15, 11:30am 12:30pm @ MCPL Edgar
In Afghanistan when a son is born there is celebration, when a daughter is born there is not. This story is about the fourth daughter in an Afghani family. Her ... (read more)
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Virtual Taliesin: Intro to 3D Technologies

Thu., 11/12/15, 4:00pm 6:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
We are really excited to host the Living Environments Laboratory (LEL) from UW-Madison and share their immersive 3D technology - including a virtual tour of Frank Lloyd Wright's Taliesin estate! ... (read more)
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Fairy Fun

Thu., 11/12/15, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
School-aged children (grades K-5) are invited to the library for a night of Rainbow Magic Fairy activities and fun! Rainbow Magic stories and excerpts from the series will be read. Children will also create their own fairy wand and wooden fairy house.
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Name that Squash

Thu., 11/12/15, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Join the Rothschild Blue Star Garden Club in learning about different types of squash and what to do with them. During the program patrons will be able to sample some ... (read more)
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Book Club: "Sold" by Patricia McCormick

Thu., 11/12/15, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Athens
Join us as we discuss "Sold" by Patricia McCormick. From the bestselling author of "Cut" comes the powerful, ultimately triumphant story of a thirteen-year-old girl who is forced from her mountain home and sold into prostitution.
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Dinosaurs Roar

Sat., 11/14/15, 10:30am 12:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
NEW! Roar! Practice your dinosaur roar because children and their families are invited to join us for all things dinosaur. We will be sharing stories and information, songs, crafts and other ... (read more)
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Book Club: "Unbroken" by Laura Hillenbrand

Mon., 11/16/15, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Join us for a discussion of "Unbroken: A World War II Story of Survival, Resilience, and Redemption" by Laura Hillenbrand.
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Stratford Book Club "The Good Girl" by Mary Kubica

Mon., 11/16/15, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Stratford
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "The Good Girl" by Mary Kubica. Mia is abducted one night by a stranger named Colin, whose job it was to ... (read more)
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Family Fun Night: Fall Colors

Mon., 11/16/15, 6:00pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Edgar
NEW! Children and their families are invited to learn about fall colors and scarecrows. We will be reading related stories and doing craft projects.
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Book Club: A Water Shed Year by Susan Schoenberg

Mon., 11/16/15, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Spencer
NEW! Spencer Library will be discussing A Water Shed Year by Susan Schoenberg. After the death of her best friend Harlan, Lucy remains haunted by the things she never told ... (read more)
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Women's Night Out Book Club: "All Fall Down" by Jennifer Weiner

Mon., 11/16/15, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
NEW! Join the Women's Night Out Book Club for lively discussion of a wide variety of books! "All Fall Down" tells the story of Allison Weiss. Struggling with the demands of ... (read more)
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I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai

Book Club: "I Am Malala" by Malala Yousafzai

Wed., 11/18/15, 11:00am 12:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "I Am Malala" by Malala Yousafzai. ... (read more)
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App Inventor for Beginners

Thu., 11/19/15, 4:30pm 6:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens will have an opportunity to work with App Inventor, a block coding program that lets teens create smartphone apps. In the beginning sessions, teens will have an opportunity to ... (read more)
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International Games Day

Sat., 11/21/15, 10:00am 2:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Celebrate International Games Day at your library! MCPL Rothschild will have a variety of board games for the entire family to enjoy.
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International Games Day

Sat., 11/21/15, 10:00am 2:00pm @ MCPL Marathon City
Celebrate International Games Day at your library! We will have a variety of board games and card games available, or you can game online using one of our public computers. ... (read more)
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International Games Day

Sat., 11/21/15, 12:00pm 4:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
The Marathon County Public Library and the DC Everest Gaming Club invite everyone to get their game on at the library! The second floor will have a variety of ... (read more)
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Creative Writing for Beginners

Tue., 11/24/15, 7:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Creative Writing for Beginners is a three week opportunity to express yourself creatively through writing. You will be asked to take risks and must be willing to write honestly. No ... (read more)
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Short Stories of Anton Chekhov book cover

Readers of Classic Literature: Short Stories of Anton Chekhov

Wed., 11/25/15, 12:00pm 1:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join the Readers of Classical Literature for a discussion on the short stories of Anton Chekhov! Regarded as one of the masters of the short story, Chekhov also was an ... (read more)
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Pigeon Party

Wed., 11/25/15, 2:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Athens
NEW! Help us celebrate picture book month with a pigeon party! Children of all ages are invited to a party celebrating the one and only Pigeon. We will read Mo Willems ... (read more)
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Children's Matinee

Fri., 11/27/15, 11:00am 3:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children and families are invited to watch the 2015 remake of the classic tale "Cinderella" on the library's third floor. When her father unexpectedly passes away, young Ella finds herself ... (read more)
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App Inventor for Beginners

Thu., 12/3/15, 4:30pm 6:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens will have an opportunity to work with App Inventor, a block coding program that lets teens create smartphone apps. In the beginning sessions, teens will have an opportunity to ... (read more)
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Home for Christmas by Andrew M. Greeley

Book Club: "Home for Christmas" by Andrew M. Greeley

Tue., 12/8/15, 2:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Hatley
Each month book club participants discuss a featured selection. For December, Home for Christmas by Andrew M. Greeley is the featured selection. The publisher summary states, "Peter makes a choice ... (read more)
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Creative Writing for Beginners

Tue., 12/8/15, 7:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Creative Writing for Beginners is a three week opportunity to express yourself creatively through writing. You will be asked to take risks and must be willing to write honestly. No ... (read more)
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Book Club: "Winter Garden" by Kristin Hannah

Thu., 12/10/15, 11:30am 12:00pm @ MCPL Edgar
NEW! Everyone is invited to attend and discuss the book of the month! The book for December is "Winter Garden" by Kristin Hannah. In this book we find out that sisters ... (read more)
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Family Holiday Craft Fair

Thu., 12/10/15, 3:30pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Want to give your mom or grandma something special this holiday season, but don't know what? How about creating something yourself to give as a gift? Come to ... (read more)
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DIY Christmas Cards and Ornaments

Thu., 12/10/15, 4:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Join us for some early Christmas fun at the Mosinee Branch Library. We will be making Christmas cards and decorating ornaments. Why buy when you can DIY!
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MCPL Live! The Origins of Wausau Hockey

Thu., 12/10/15, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Wausau-area hockey has its origins not on frozen ponds but on the frozen Wisconsin River of the 1920s and beyond, when the amateur Wausau Vets would take on squads from ... (read more)
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A Christmas Carol by Charles Dickens

Book Club: "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens

Thu., 12/10/15, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Athens
Join us as we discuss "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens. A miser learns the true meaning of Christmas when three ghostly visitors review his past and foretell his future.
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Readers of Classic Literature: "Private Lives" by Noel Coward

Wed., 12/16/15, 12:00pm 1:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join the Readers of Classical Literature for a lively discussion of Noel Coward's drama "Private Lives". Elyot Chase and Amanda Prynne divorced five years ago, but meet at the ... (read more)
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Book Club: The Christmas Pearl by Dorothea Benton Frank

Mon., 12/21/15, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Join us for a merry yuletide discussion on "The Christmas Pearl" by Dorothea Benton Frank.
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Family Fun Night: We are Soldiers!

Mon., 12/21/15, 6:00pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Edgar
NEW! Children and their families are invited to learn about different stories and adventures with soldiers. Everyone will be encouraged to share their family stories.
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Creative Writing for Beginners

Tue., 12/22/15, 7:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Creative Writing for Beginners is a three week opportunity to express yourself creatively through writing. You will be asked to take risks and must be willing to write honestly. No ... (read more)
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Hobbit Holiday Movie Marathon

Tue., 12/29/15, 10:00am 6:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Spend a day in Middle Earth! Join Hobbit Bilbo Baggins as he reluctantly journeys beyond the Shire to find adventure, treasure, and the One Ring. Bring a sack lunch and try your luck with our Hobbit Riddles contest.
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Story Time

Thu., 1/7/16, 10:30am Thu., 5/26/16, 10:00am @ MCPL Marathon City
Preschool Families: Join us for stories, music, and other literature-based activities at the Marathon City Branch Library every Thursday at 10:30 am!
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Book Club: "Gone Girl" by Gillian Flynn

Mon., 1/18/16, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Join us for a discussion of the popular book "Gone Girl" by Gillian Flynn.
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Women's Night Out Book Club: "Big Little Lies" by Liane Moriarty

Mon., 1/18/16, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
NEW! Join the Women's Night Out Book Club for a lively discussion of a wide variety of books! "Big Little Lies" follows three mothers, each at a crossroads, and their potential ... (read more)
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Rothschild Book Club: "Leaving Time" by Jodi Picoult

Wed., 1/27/16, 11:00am 12:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "Leaving" by Jodi Picoult. "For more than a decade, Jenna Metcalf has never stopped thinking about her mother, Alice, who ... (read more)
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Book Club: Northanger Abbey by Jane Austen

Mon., 2/15/16, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Join us for a discussion of Jane Austen's classic "Northanger Abbey."
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Rothschild Book Club: "The Widow of the South" by Robert Hicks

Wed., 2/24/16, 11:00am 12:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "The Widow of the South" by Robert Hicks. "A story based on the true experiences of a Civil War heroine finds ... (read more)
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Rothschild Book Club: "Me Before You" by Jojo Moyes

Wed., 3/23/16, 11:00am 12:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "Me Before You" by Jojo Moyes. “Taking a job as an assistant to extreme sports enthusiast Will, who is wheelchair bound ... (read more)
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Rothschild Book Club: "All the Light We Cannot See" by Anthony Doerr

Wed., 4/27/16, 11:00am 12:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "All the Light We Cannot See" by Anthony Doerr. “A blind French girl on the run from the German occupation and ... (read more)
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Funny Girl by Nick Horby

Book Club: "Funny Girl" by Nick Horby

Mon., 5/16/16, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Join us for a friendly discussion of "Funny Girl" by Nick Horby. This will be our last book club meeting until September. ... (read more)
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Rothschild Book Club: "The Thirteenth Tale" by Diane Setterfield

Wed., 5/25/16, 11:00am 12:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "The Thirteenth Tale" by Diane Setterfield. “Having spent sixty years creating a series of alternate identities for herself, enigmatic Vida Winter ... (read more)
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Story Time

Thu., 6/9/16, 10:30am Thu., 8/25/16, 11:00am @ MCPL Marathon City
Preschool Families: Join us for stories, music, and other literature-based activities at the Marathon City Branch Library every Thursday at 10:30 am!
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Rothschild Book Club: "Shotgun Lovesongs" by Nicholas Butler

Wed., 6/22/16, 11:00am 12:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "Shotgun Lovesongs" by Nicholas Butler. “Sharing a childhood in small-town Wisconsin before going their separate ways with careers and families, Hank, ... (read more)
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Rothschild Book Club: "Hot, Flat, and Crowded" by Thomas L. Friedman

Wed., 7/27/16, 11:00am 12:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "Hot, Flat, and Crowded: Why We Need a Green Revolution--and How It Can Renew America" by Thomas L. Friedman. ... (read more)
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Rothschild Book Club: "In the Unlikely Event" by Judy Blume

Wed., 8/24/16, 11:00am 12:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "In the Unlikely Event" by Judy Blume. “Thirty-five years after a series of airplanes crashed in New Jersey, Miri Ammerman returns ... (read more)
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Rothschild Book Club: "Girl on the Train" by Paula Hawkins

Wed., 10/26/16, 11:00am 12:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "The Girl on the Train" by Paula Hawkins. “Obsessively watching a breakfasting couple every day to escape the pain of her ... (read more)
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Rothschild Book Club: "Go Set a Watchman" by Harper Lee

Wed., 11/16/16, 11:00am 12:00pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "Go Set a Watchman" by Harper Lee. "Returning home to Maycomb to visit her father, Jean Louise Finch—Scout—struggles with issues both personal ... (read more)
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