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Craft a Paper Aquarium!

Tue., 1/2/18 - Wed., 1/31/18 @ MCPL Athens
Children's Event Drop-in Start the new year out by helping stock our Athens Branch's paper "aquarium" by crafting coral, sea creatures and more!
Activities Animals Art Crafts Nature Athens Adults Children Tweens Teens

Needle Arts at the Library

Adult Event Drop-in Knitters and crocheters are invited to gather for a night of crafts and socializing! Free and open to the public, and participants are asked to bring their own supplies.
More events in this series (18). » Crafts Hands-on Learning Marathon City Adults

Book Club: "Too Close to the Falls" by Catherine Gildiner

Adult Event Join us for a discussion of the book "Too Close to the Falls," about the childhood of Catherine Gildiner as she grew up in the sleepy town of Lewiston, New York near Niagara Falls in the 1950s.
More events in this series (1). » Book Club Spencer Adults

Chat & Challenge
Tween Book Club: "The Year of the Dog" by Grace Lin

Thu., 1/18/18, 4pm - 4:45pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children's Event Tweens can discuss "The Year of the Dog" by Grace Lin and compete in some fun "Minute to Win It"-style challenges!
Book Club Games Activities Wausau Children Tweens

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 (12). » Games Crafts Activities Athens Adults

Anime Afternoon

Fri., 1/19/18, 12:30pm - 4:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teen Event Drop-in Teens can get a taste of the world of Japanese animation by viewing the series "Soul Eater," "Mushishi," "Trigun" and "Kuma Miko."
Movie Wausau Teens

It's Your Move: MCPL Game Day

Children's Event Drop-in Bring your family to the library for a fun day of gaming! Board and card games for all ages will be available.
More events in this series (2). » Activities Games Hatley Adults Children Tweens Teens Grades K 5

Building Adventures

Children's Event Drop-in Children can build using a variety of building toys, including DUPLO blocks, LEGOs, Tinkertoys and more!
More events in this series (3). » Activities Hands-on Learning Wausau Children Grades K 5 Preschool

Community Writing Competition

Mon., 1/22/18 - Tue., 5/29/18 @ MCPL Marathon City
Adult Event Drop-in Calling all local writers! Submit your entry for a writing competition in fiction, poetry and creative non-fiction. Winners' work published in a local paper!
Writing Contest Marathon City Adults Teen

Word Play!

Mon., 1/22/18, 10am - 6:45pm @ MCPL Marathon City
Children's Event Drop-in Kids, tweens and teens are invited to play fun vocabulary-building board games or to work on word puzzles like crosswords, word searches and word chains!
Activities Games Marathon City Children Grades K 5 Teens Tweens

Book Babies

Children's Event Join us for 20 minutes of "lap sit" story time for children birth to 23 months! Listen and interact with your baby through books, songs, rhymes and other activities. Older ... (read more)
More events in this series (14). » Story Time Wausau Children

LEGO® Ninjago Afternoon

Mon., 1/22/18, 1pm - 4pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children's Event Visit MCPL Wausau to participate in some LEGO Ninjago activities and craft-making and stick around for a free screening of "The LEGO Ninjago Movie!"
Activities Hands-on Learning Movie Hands-on Activities Wausau Children Grades K 5 Tweens

Book Club: "The Thirteenth Tale" by Diane Setterfield

Mon., 1/22/18, 1pm - 2pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Adult Event Join us for a discussion of "The Thirteenth Tale," about a dying writer bids a young bookshop assistant to write her biography
Book Club Mosinee Adults

Book Club: "The Zookeeper's Wife" by Diane Ackerman

Mon., 1/22/18, 1pm - 2pm @ MCPL Stratford
Adult Event Come discuss this book, about real-life zookeepers who helped hide hundreds of people from the Nazis after Germany invaded Poland during World War II.
Book Club Stratford Adults

LEGO® Block Party

Children's Event Drop-in 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 (12). » Activities Hands-on Learning Hatley Children Preschool Early Elementary

Tales for Tots

Children's Event Enjoy books, songs and fingerplays with your toddler at this fun and lively story time! This program is designed to help 2- and 3-year-olds acquire fundamental knowledge such as shapes, numbers, colors, rhyming and more in a fun and interactive way.
More events in this series (29). » Story Time Wausau Children

Resource of the Moment

Wausau Daily Herald Archive

This online archive contains the full-text article content of the Wausau Daily Herald newspaper from 1999 through yesterday. Please note: This archive does not include images or advertisements. It only shows the title, date and body of regular articles. The first few years of this index may not include all articles; if you can't find what...

Genealogy MCPL Newspapers and Magazines Online

Make the Most with Your Instant Pot!

Did you recently purchase an Instant Pot or receive one has a gift? Then your next step is to visit the Marathon County Public Library to learn about everything you can do with it! Instant Pots were a popular gift idea this past holiday season. This electric, programmable kitchen appliance supposedly helps folks save time when cooking, making...

Books Food New Books

The Instant Coin Collector by Arlyn G. Sieber

★★★★★ Arlyn Sieber's THE INSTANT COIN COLLECTOR is an excellent, informative beginner's guide to the fascinating world of numismatics, the so-called 'Hobby of Kings.' In 238 well-illustrated pages, Sieber supplies the reader with easy-to-understand information on how to get started collecting coins, coins to watch for, how coins are graded, how they need to be...

Audience: Adults
Genre: Nonfiction, Collectibles

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