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Mosinee Social Hour: DIY Antique Terracotta Pots

Mon., 5/2/16, 3:00pm 4:00pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Join us for a mix of socializing and creative crafting to create antique-looking terracotta pots! We will supply the chalk paint and painting utensils, as well as some templates that ... (read more)
Crafts Gardening Mosinee Adults | Add to your calendar.
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Top 10 Tips for Your Garden

Tue., 5/3/16, 9:00am 10:00am @ MCPL Spencer
Join us for useful and handy tips to give you the best garden year after year! Wood County Master Gardener Margie Austin will give us her top 10 list of ... (read more)
Gardening Spencer Adults Seniors | Add to your calendar.
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Teen Advisory Group

Teen Advisory Group (TAG) is a chance for teens to have a say in program decisions and volunteer at the library. The group meets on the first Tuesday of every ... (read more)
More events in this series (7). » Volunteer Community Wausau Teens | Add to your calendar.

What's Bugging Your Plants?

Are you having trouble with your plants, trees or shrubs? Don't know what kind of insect or disease is attacking them, or what kind of plant or tree is growing ... (read more)
More events in this series (3). » Food Gardening Nature Stratford Adults | Add to your calendar.
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LEGO® Block Party

Children of all ages and their families are invited to build creative projects using LEGO® blocks! All blocks will be provided. Free and no registration required.
More events in this series (18). » Hands On Learning Athens Children | Add to your calendar.

YA for Adults: "The Wrath and the Dawn" by Renee Ahdieh

Thu., 5/5/16, 7:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Young adult novels are definitely not just for teens anymore! Join our YA librarian for a discussion of The Wrath and the Dawn. New members are always welcome! Call 715-261-7230 for more information. ... (read more)
Book Club Wausau Adults | Add to your calendar.

Celebrate Children's Book Week!

Sat., 5/7/16, 10:30am 11:30am @ MCPL Wausau
Help us celebrate Children's Book Week with local author Terry Gunderson Shulta, who will read from her new book, "I Am a Robot" about a nine-year-old boy who wakes one ... (read more)
Art Story Time Author Writing Wausau Children Parents Preschool Tweens | Add to your calendar.
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Outside the Lines: A Family Coloring Party

Sat., 5/7/16, 1:30pm 3:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Bring the whole family and join us for this relaxing afternoon of coloring in the Children's activity room. Coloring sheets and patterns will be available for all ages, or families ... (read more)
Crafts Wausau Children Adults Parents | Add to your calendar.
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Book Club: "The Girl Who Chased the Moon" by Sarah Addison Allen

Mon., 5/9/16, 5:45pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Marathon City
The Marathon City Book Club is held the second Monday of each month. The book for May is "The Girl Who Chased the Moon" by Sarah Addison Allen. ... (read more)
Book Club Marathon City Adults | Add to your calendar.
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Make your own Zentangle art

Mon., 5/9/16, 6:00pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Edgar
Join Edgar High School art teacher Monique Olson to learn the fun, relaxing and creative art of Zentangle, which is a way to create beautiful images by drawing structured patterns. ... (read more)
Hands On Learning Activities Art Edgar Adults | Add to your calendar.
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Book Club: "Our Souls at Night" by Kent Haruf

Tue., 5/10/16, 2:00pm 3:00pm @ MCPL Hatley
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "Our Souls at Night" by Kent Haruf! ... (read more)
Book Club Hatley Adults | Add to your calendar.

Inside the Lines: An Adult Coloring Party!

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)
More events in this series (15). » Activities Crafts Rothschild Adults | Add to your calendar.

It's Your Move: MCPL Game Day

Join us for a night of board games and card games throughout MCPL Wausau! We'll have some of the classics - Monopoly, decks of cards - but others are designed ... (read more)
More events in this series (9). » Activities Games Hands-on Learning Slp Wausau Adults Teens Tweens Children Parents | Add to your calendar.
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Glowing and Exploding Art!

Wed., 5/11/16, 1:30pm 4:00pm @ MCPL Marathon City
Tweens and teens will have the opportunity to create their own exploding masterpiece! We will mix science and art to create something truly one of a kind. (Don't worry Mom ... (read more)
Activities Art Crafts Hands On Learning Science Marathon City Teens Tweens | Add to your calendar.
I Am Malala by Malala Yousafzai

Book Club: "I Am Malala" by Malala Yousafzai

Thu., 5/12/16, 11:30am 12:30pm @ MCPL Edgar
Join us for a friendly get-together as we discuss "I Am Malala" by Nobel Peace Prize winner Malala Yousafzai! ... (read more)
Book Club Edgar Adults | Add to your calendar.

Friends of MCPL Book Sale!

Thu., 5/12/16, 5:00pm Sun., 5/15/16, 4:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Stop by MCPL Wausau for our book sale hosted by the Friends of the Marathon County Public Library! We'll have a plethora of donated items and material withdrawn from our ... (read more)
Book Sale Community Wausau Adults | Add to your calendar.
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Book Club: "Leaving Time" by Jodi Picoult

Thu., 5/12/16, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Athens
Join us as we discuss "Leaving Time" by Jodi Picoult. We're always happy to have new members, so feel free to join us! ... (read more)
Book Club Athens Adults | Add to your calendar.

Walk 'n' Talk Book Club

Do you like to discuss books and also to stay active? Join us for a "healthy" look at fiction and nonfiction with our new Walk 'n' Talk Book Club, when ... (read more)
More events in this series (24). » Activities Book Club E-books Health Outdoor Recreation Wausau Adults | Add to your calendar.
Funny Girl by Nick Hornby

Book Club: "Funny Girl" by Nick Hornby

Mon., 5/16/16, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Join us at the Mosinee Branch Library for a friendly, lively discussion of Nick Hornby's "Funny Girl." Set in 1960's London, the novel is an account of the adventures of ... (read more)
Book Club Mosinee Adults | Add to your calendar.
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Book Club: "Finding Jake" by Bryan Reardon

Mon., 5/16/16, 1:00pm 2:00pm @ MCPL Stratford
Join us for our monthly book club at MCPL Stratford! The book we'll read and discuss for the month of May is "Finding Jake" by Bryan Reardon. ... (read more)
Book Club Stratford Adults | Add to your calendar.
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Needle Arts Night

Interested in knitting, crocheting, embroidering, cross-stitching, quilting or other needle-related crafts? People of all ages and experience levels are invited to gather together to work on your own projects and ... (read more)
More events in this series (6). » Crafts Hatley Adults | Add to your calendar.

Library Learning: Intro to Microsoft Word

Microsoft Word isn't just for writing letters to family or friends. You can craft resumes and cover letters, even use templates to help get you started, make invitations and a ... (read more)
More events in this series (1). » Hands-on Learning Technology Wausau Adults | Add to your calendar.
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Book Club: "Into The Free" by Julie Cantrell

Mon., 5/16/16, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Spencer
Join us for our monthly book club at MCPL Spencer! For the month of May, we'll read and discuss "Into The Free" by Julie Cantrell. ... (read more)
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Women's Night Out: "Isaac's Storm" by Erik Larson

Mon., 5/16/16, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us for our monthly Women's Night Out Book Club! We'll read and discuss "Isaac's Storm" by Erik Larson. We're always looking for new attendees, so feel free to join us! Call 715-261-7230 for more information. ... (read more)
Womens Book Club Book Club Wausau Adults | Add to your calendar.

Tween STEAM: Painting with Forces

Tue., 5/17/16, 4:00pm 5:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Tweens in grades 4 through 6 are invited to experiment with paint, the forces of gravity and magnetism in order to create a work of art! Tweens will have the ... (read more)
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History Speaks: Polio, Scourge of the 1950s and Beyond

Mon., 5/23/16, 6:00pm 7:00pm @ MCPL Edgar
Rick Lohr, a retired history teacher and world traveler, will tell the personal story of his sister's illness and trace the history of polio in Marathon County. Lohr will also speak about vaccines against the disease and tell stories from an immunization trip to India in 2004. ... (read more)
Health History Edgar Adults | Add to your calendar.

Readers of Classic Literature: "East of Eden" by John Steinbeck

Wed., 5/25/16, 12:00pm 1:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join the Readers of Classic Literature book club for a lively discussion of Steinbeck's epic novel East of Eden, which is set in the rich farmlands of California's Salinas ... (read more)
Classics Book Club Book Club Wausau Adults | Add to your calendar.