Marathon County Public Library

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Research: On-Site Resources

A variety of useful equipment, archives and services are available at your local MCPL! Some resources are only available at cetain MCPL locations as noted below.

Reference Help @ MCPL Reference Desk

Our Reference Desk and branch staff are always ready to help you with your research. If you can't make it to the library, you may call the MCPL Wausau Reference Desk at 715-261-7230, or contact us online.

applying for a job Career Connection

(MCPL Wausau) Dedicated computers for job searches and online applications, plus resume-creation software. Also, various job-search and career-building books and pamphlets.

scannerImage / Document Scanners

Scanners are available at all MCPL locations for the purpose of creating digital files from photos, documents and other media. To ensure scanner availability, please contact us before you arrive at the library.

microfilm Microform Archives

(MCPL Wausau) Local newspapers (plus select regional and national newspapers) on microfilm back to the late 1800s. MCPL Mosinee has archives of the Mosinee Times.

microfilm viewer/scanners Microform Machines

(MCPL Wausau) View microfilm/fiche, print articles, or make digital copies.

pamphlet files Wisconsin Collection

(MCPL Wausau) A nonfiction collection of items related to Wisconsin and local history including books, microfiche, family genealogies, maps and more.

copierPhotocopiers

Black and white copiers are available at all MCPL locations. One-sided letter or legal-sized copies are 10¢ each. Double-sided copies are 20¢ each. Oversized copies (11" x 17") are 20¢ for one-sided copies and 40¢ for double-sided copies. A color copier is at MCPL Wausau. One-sided color copies are 50¢ each. Double-sided or oversized color copies are $1 each.

fax machineFax Machines

Fax services are available at MCPL Wausau and MCPL Rothschild. Sending a fax is $2 for the first page and $1 for each additional page. Receiving a fax is $1 per page. Incoming faxes are held for one week. Please have the sender include your contact information. Payment must be made before sending faxes. We cannot send or receive international faxes.

tax forms Tax Forms

(Available January-April) -- Free state and federal tax forms are available at all locations. You may also access and print forms online. Federal Tax Forms Online | State Tax Forms Online

exam paperwork Exam Proctoring

(MCPL Wausau) Exams may be scheduled during our regular hours of operation. Arrange for proctoring by calling the Reference Desk at 715-261-7230.