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Mondays with TED

Stop by the library to watch a selection of talks from the TED lecture series! (What is TED? It's a nonprofit group dedicated to sharing ideas in the form of ... (read more)
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Movie Night: "Unbroken"

Tue., 5/26/15, 5:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us for a free film and bring your popcorn! The film adaptation of Laura Hillenbrand's bestselling book tells the true-life tale of Louis Zamperini, the Olympic track star who ... (read more)
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History of Railroading in Marathon County

Tue., 6/2/15, 9:00am 10:00am @ MCPL Spencer
Gary Gisselman from the Marathon County Historical Society will be taking us down memory lane as he discusses the history of the railroads in Spencer as well as Marathon County. ... (read more)
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Lunch & Learn: Working Women in Pop Culture

Wed., 6/3/15, 12:00pm 1:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Spend your lunch hour at the library and learn something new during MCPL Wausau's "Lunch and Learn" series. Kelly Wilz, associate professor of communication and theater arts at UW-Marshfield/Wood County, ... (read more)
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Older Americans Day: Heroes of Marathon County

Mon., 6/8/15, 10:00am 11:00am @ MCPL Wausau
Did you know that Marathon County has its share of well-known heroes? Gary Gisselman of the Marathon County Historical Society will present this Older Americans Day program on such fabled ... (read more)
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Heroes from Another Age

Sat., 6/13/15, 10:00am 3:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Families, teens and tweens are invited to learn about heroes and heroism from the past. The Shire of Falcon's Keep, a local chapter of the Society for Creative Anachronism, ... (read more)
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Classic Matinee Monday: "Paths of Glory"

Mon., 6/22/15, 2:00pm 4:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us for a classic matinee on the library's third floor! When soldiers in World War I, led by Colonel Dax (Kirk Douglas), refuse to continue with an impossible attack, ... (read more)
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Movie Night: "Selma"

Tue., 6/23/15, 6:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us for a free movie, and bring your snacks! Follow Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and other civil rights activists over a three-month period in 1965 to secure voting ... (read more)
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Who Gets Grandma's Yellow Pie Plate?

Tue., 6/23/15, 6:00pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Personal belongings often have special meaning for individuals and family members. Planning to pass on such items – a treasured wedding photo, Grandpa's fishing tackle box, or a well-used yellow ... (read more)
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Life of a Lumberjack

Tue., 7/7/15, 9:00am 10:00am @ MCPL Spencer
Gladys Ruha from the Stratford Historical Society will share stories and photos of the lumberjack era!
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Dreams of the Hmong Kingdom by Mai Na M. Lee

MCPL Live! Mai Na M. Lee: "Dreams of the Hmong Kingdom"

Tue., 7/14/15, 6:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us for an interesting presentation and discussion on Hmong history! In her new book "Dreams of the Hmong Kingdom," Mai Na M. Lee details the political alliances and ... (read more)
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Lunch & Learn: Climate Change in Greenland

Wed., 7/22/15, 12:00pm 1:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Bring your lunch to MCPL Wausau and learn from local and regional experts on a variety of topics! Lisa Siewert, lecturer and chairs assistant at UW-Marathon County, will share scientific ... (read more)
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What's It Worth? Antique Appraisals

Sun., 8/2/15, 1:30pm 4:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Antiques expert Mark Moran is coming back to MCPL Wausau! Moran has more than three decades of experience buying and selling antiques and is coming to the library to appraise ... (read more)
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Mystery and History of Wildlife Areas

Tue., 8/4/15, 9:00am 10:00am @ MCPL Spencer
NEW! "Mystery and History of Wildlife Areas" will be our Older American Program on August 4th at 9:00AM at the Spencer Branch Library. Pam Resech DNR Wildlife Educator will focus ... (read more)
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MCPL Live! Spiritual Songs: The History of the Negro Spiritual

Tue., 8/11/15, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
NEW! Join us for an interactive musical lecture on the history of the Negro spiritual! Dr. Naima Johnston-Bush will guide the audience through the development of the Spiritual with a capella ... (read more)
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