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Holiday hours: All MCPL locations will be closed by 5pm on Wed., 11/22, and closed all day Thu., 11/23.

Sensory Story Time

Geared mainly toward children ages 3-6 with Autism Spectrum Disorder, this story time will feature stories as well as soothing interactive activities.
More events in this series (1). » Story Time Wausau Children Preschool

Kids' Colored Pumpkin Seed Mosaic

Sat., 11/18/17, 11am - 12:30pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Children's Event Children and their parents or caregivers can join us for this fun new craft program using Halloween leftovers! Free and all supplies provided.
Activities Art Crafts Rothschild Grades-k 5

Letters to Santa

Children's Event Drop-in Children are encouraged to write letters to Santa Claus and drop them off at participating MCPL locations this holiday season!
Holiday Writing Spencer Children Grades K 5 Preschool Early Elemen

Book Club: "A Spool of Blue Thread" by Anne Tyler

Mon., 11/20/17, 1pm - 2pm @ MCPL Mosinee
This story follows the lives of four generations of the Whitshank family, spanning from the 1920s until present day.
Book Club Mosinee Adults

Book Club: "The Martian" by Andy Weir

Mon., 11/20/17, 1pm - 2pm @ MCPL Stratford
While on a space mission to Mars, astronaut Mark Watney is accidentally left behind and must figure out a way to grow food and survive until NASA can send a mission back to rescue him.
Book Club Stratford Adults

Hobbies and Crafts Night

Adult Event Drop-in Hobby and craft enthusiasts are welcome to join us every month for a night of creating and socializing!
More events in this series (9). » Activities Art Crafts Hatley Adults Children Tweens

Book Club: "The Silver Star" by Jeanette Walls

Mon., 11/20/17, 6:30pm - 8pm @ MCPL Spencer
Adult Event Join us at our Spencer Branch for a discussion of the book "The Silver Star," about two sisters who move in with their uncle and face hardships as they grow up.
Book Club Spencer Adults

Women's Night Out: "The Green Road" by Anne Enright

Mon., 11/20/17, 6:30pm - 8pm @ MCPL Wausau
Adult Event Drop-in Stop by the Women's Night Out book club for a lively, social discussion of a novel about an Irish family whose children spread across the globe and reunite over Christmas.
Book Club Wausau Adults

Thanksgiving Story Time

Children's Event Celebrate the Thanksgiving holiday with stories and crafts at MCPL!
Crafts Holiday Story Time Rothschild Children Preschool

Home School Huddle

Children's Event Drop-in Families of homeschooled children can hear stories, read, and participate in various activities related to the areas of science, technology, engineering, arts, and math.
More events in this series (21). » Hands-on Activities Science Edgar Children

Readers of Classic Lit: "The American Dream"/"Zoo Story" by Edward Albee

Wed., 11/22/17, 12pm - 1pm @ MCPL Wausau
Adult Event Join us for a discussion of two of Edward Albee's classic one-act plays! No registration required and new participants are always welcome!
Book Club Wausau Adults

Anime Afternoon

Teen Event Drop-in Teens can get a taste of the world of Japanese animation by viewing the series "Orange," "Miss Kobayashi's Dragon Maid," Occultic; Nine," and "Eureka 7!"
More events in this series (1). » Movie Wausau Teens

Quilting and Crafting

Adult Event Quilters and crafters - experienced and beginners - are invited to gather to learn, create, and share. In addition to sharing quilting skills and techniques, we'll also teach a new ... (read more)
More events in this series (4). » Stratford Adults

Needle Arts at the Library

Adult Event Drop-in Knitters, crocheters, and crafters of all ages and experience levels are invited to gather to create and socialize!
More events in this series (12). » Crafts Hands-on Learning Rothschild Adults

After School Experiments

Children's Event Join us each month to participate in a variety of hands-on experiments related to math and science. Free and no registration required, all supplies provided.
More events in this series (4). » Art Hands-on Learning Science Technology Wausau Children Tweens

MCPL Movie Night: "The Glass Castle"

Thu., 11/30/17, 5:30pm - 7:45pm @ MCPL Wausau
Adult Event A free screening of the 2017 film adaptation of Jeannette Walls' best-selling memoir. Rated PG-13.
Movie Wausau Adults

Friends of MCPL "Everything Must Go!" Sale

Adult Event Drop-in A special sale to clear out the former area of our dedicated Friends group. Great deals on books as well as tables, shelving and more!
More events in this series (1). » Book Sale Wausau Adults

Marathon County Uniform Addressing Update

In February 2016, the Marathon County Board adopted policy to implement a Uniform Addressing system. Instead of the current 10 rural address grids that contain duplicate or similar addresses, there will now be a Uniform Addressing grid, which will enable public agencies — especially emergency services — to provide the right service...

Community Library Resources

Resource of the Moment



An online collection of animated, talking picture books which teach young children the joys of reading in a format they'll love. Includes a section with teacher resources. Please note: As of June 2015, a library card is required to access this resource from outside of the library.

For Children E-books MCPL Online

The A-Z of Curious London by Gilly Pickup

★★★★ One of the most fascinating cities in the world, London has had its share of 'oddball history' as revealed in Gilly Pickup's charming, informative book. Here can be found details on the dentist who kept his dead wife on view in a shop window, London's oldest restaurant, the ghosts of Ham House, Sweeney Todd's evil doings, the smallest police station in the...

Audience: Adults
Genre: Nonfiction, History, Travel


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