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Food Drive

Mon., 6/1/15 Sat., 8/22/15 @ All MCPL Locations
We have partnered with the Marathon County Hunger Coalition to stock food pantries in our area. Please consider donating nonperishable food items at any MCPL location this summer! ... (read more)
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Read to a Therapy Dog!

Children can practice their reading skills by reading aloud to the well-behaved dogs from Therapy Dogs of Central Wisconsin. Preschool children who are not yet reading can tell stories ... (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 your antiques - and this time with no registration fees! There is a limit of one appraisal per person and registration is required. Call 715-261-7230 for more information. ... (read more)
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"Sweet Dreams" Story Time

Families, please join us for an evening family story time this summer. Children can wear their pajamas and bring their favorite stuffed toy. No registration required.
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Teen Advisory Group: Meeting

Tue., 8/4/15, 6:30pm 7:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teen Advisory Group (TAG) is a chance for teens to have a say in program decisions and volunteer at the library. TAG meetings are for members only, but teens can apply by completing the forms at www.mcpl.us/teenzone/tag.
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The Super-est Superhero Debate

Thu., 8/6/15, 6:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Who is the mightiest superhero of them all? Can Batman defeat Superman or anyone else? Would the Incredible Hulk crush all competition? This is your chance to present "evidence" in ... (read more)
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Knit Night

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: "These Broken Stars" by Amie Kaufman & Meagan Spooner

Thu., 8/6/15, 7:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Young adult (YA) literature isn't just for teens! Adults are invited to join our YA librarian for discussions of popular teen novels from the last couple of years. August's book will be "These Broken Stars" by Amie Kaufman and Meagan Spooner.
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Lots of Dots!

Sat., 8/8/15, 10:30am 11:30am @ MCPL Wausau
Families and children are invited to hear stories and create art together using all kinds of dots and other circular materials. All materials will be provided; free and open to the public.
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Classic Matinee Monday: "The Red Shoes"

Mon., 8/10/15, 2:00pm 4:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us for a free classic movie and bring your popcorn! "The Red Shoes" is cinema’s quintessential backstage drama, as well as one of the most glorious Technicolor feasts ever ... (read more)
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Pool Party!

Tue., 8/11/15, 1:00pm 7:50pm @ Wausau Outdoor Pools
Family members are invited to swim at Wausau's outdoor pools for free with a library card, thanks to a partnership with Wausau and Marathon County Parks, Recreation and Forestry Department. One card is good for the entire family.
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MCPL Live! Spiritual Songs: The History of the Negro Spiritual

Tue., 8/11/15, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
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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Lunch & Learn: Mark Treinen of Daily Herald Media

Wed., 8/12/15, 12:00pm 1:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Bring your lunch to MCPL Wausau and learn from local and regional experts on a variety of topics! Mark Treinen, executive editor of Daily Herald Media, will provide a behind-the-scenes ... (read more)
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Children's Matinee: "Big Hero 6"

Wed., 8/12/15, 1:00pm 2:45pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children and families are invited to watch "Big Hero 6 " in the children's aquarium room. Rated PG. 102 min. Note: This event takes the place of the quot;Monsters vs Aliens " showing originally scheduled for the same date and time.
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Design a Gratitude Journal or Book Bag

Thu., 8/13/15, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Tweens! Design a book bag or a journal, and learn what being grateful really means. Get inspired by some positive quotes, and think about the things for which you are ... (read more)
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Every Reader a Hero Party

Sat., 8/15/15, 10:30am 12:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Celebrate the everyday hero within you at this congratulatory party for our summer readers. We'll have stories, art and craft projects, games, building materials, and other projects for you. We ... (read more)
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Women's Night Out: "The River of Doubt" by Candice Millard

Mon., 8/17/15, 6:30pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join the Women's Night Out book club for a lively discussion of "The River of Doubt: Theodore Roosevelt's Darkest Journey." After losing the 1912 presidential election, Roosevelt and his ... (read more)
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Family LEGO® Club

Children and caregivers are invited to participate in themed Lego Clubs for the summer. At this Lego Club, builders are invited to construct a super villain using Lego bricks. All ... (read more)
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Meet the Librarians

Thu., 8/20/15, 3:00pm 4:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Marathon County school librarians, administrators and teachers are invited to meet the library's youth services staff. Educators will learn about what the public library can do to support their students' information literacy needs.
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MCPL DIY: Creating Rope Vases

Thu., 8/20/15, 6:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Turn something old - a bottle, can or vase - into something new by creating a rope vase! We'll show you how to create a textured vase using different colors ... (read more)
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Classic Matinee Monday: "Make Way For Tomorrow"

Mon., 8/24/15, 2:00pm 4:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Join us for a free classic movie and bring your popcorn (and for this one, your tissues too)! "Make Way for Tomorrow" is director Leo McCarey's enormously moving depiction of ... (read more)
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Teen Movie Night: "Guardians of the Galaxy"

Thu., 8/27/15, 6:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teens (grades 6-12) are invited to a free movie on the library's third floor! ... (read more)
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Comics Club

Thu., 8/27/15, 7:00pm 8:00pm @ MCPL Wausau
Do you love comic books? Through our Summer Library Program theme of heroes and superheroes, MCPL Wausau is starting a discussion group for fans of comics and graphic novels. The ... (read more)
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