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Mon., 6/12/17 - Sat., 8/19/17 @ MCPL Wausau
Children can help better their community all summer long by donating a penny or more and voting for which organization they want to receive the money!
Charity Community Slp Wausau Children Tweens

Wed., 6/21/17, 9am - Sat., 9/30/17, 8pm @ MCPL Wausau
All MCPL locations will serve as collection sites for knit and crocheted baby caps for the 2017 Wisconsin CLICK for Babies: Period of Purple Crying. The campaign is aimed at raising awareness of Shaken Baby Syndrome.
Charity Crafts Social Issues Wausau Adults

Sat., 7/1/17 - Mon., 7/31/17 @ MCPL Mosinee
Throughout the month of July, kids can build their own pixelated, Minecraft-themed creations at our Mosinee Branch!
Slp Activities Crafts Hands-on Activities Mosinee Children Preschool Grades K 5

Mon., 7/3/17 - Fri., 7/28/17 @ MCPL Spencer
Visit our Spencer Branch to make a different craft each week throughout the month of July! Free, with all supplies provided.
Crafts Hands-on Activities Slp Spencer Children

Professor Marvel will engage kids with magic, story-telling and puppetry. Free and no registration required.
Activities Hands-on Learning Rothschild Children

Children can practice and improve their literacy skills by reading to friendly, well-behaved therapy dogs!
More events in this series (5). » Slp Activities Animals Wausau Children Early Elementary K 5

Girls in grades 4-12 are invited to learn Scratch computer programming during this six-week workshop!
More events in this series (1). » Hands-on Learning Slp Technology Wausau Children Teens Tweens

Kids can learn how buildings withstand the elements and create their own building using marshmallows and spaghetti noodles!
Crafts Hands-on Learning Science Slp Hatley Children Grades K 5

Thu., 7/20/17, 6pm - 7:30pm @ MCPL Spencer
Kids are challenged to create their own building or sculpture using nothing but toothpicks and jelly beans! All supplies provided.
Activities Hands-on Activities Slp Spencer Children

Bring your family and friends, or come in by yourself and meet some new people, and try out some of the games the library has to offer.
More events in this series (2). » Games Wausau Adults Children Teens Tweens

Children of all ages and their families are invited to build creative projects using LEGO® blocks! Blocks will be provided.
More events in this series (24). » Hands-on Learning Marathon City Children

Special story time and meet-and-greet with Katelyn Schmoll, the 2017 Fairest of the Fair for the Wisconsin Valley Fair. No registration required.
Story Time Wausau Children Preschool

Sun., 7/23/17, 2pm - 4pm @ MCPL Wausau
Comedy about parents who think their teen is a lesbian and send her to gay reparative therapy camp.(1999|85 min.|Rated R)
Movie Social Issues Slp Wausau Adults

Award-winning children's musician Leonardo will perform songs, lead letter and word-building exercises and entertain audiences of all ages! Free and open to the public.
Music Slp Wausau Children

Mon., 7/24/17, 2pm - 3:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Tweens and teens in grades 4-12 can learn how to use Scratch computer programming to make a variety of games, stories and animations at our Wausau Headquarters!
Hands-on Learning Slp Technology Wausau Children Teens Tweens

Teens can expand their writing skills and share their work with others during this six-week creative writing workshop!
More events in this series (4). » Writing Writing Workshop Slp Wausau Teens

Tue., 7/25/17, 1:30pm - 3pm @ MCPL Wausau
Escape the summer heat and compete in a series of crazy games and challenges - each with a 60-second time limit!
Games Activities Slp Wausau Children Tweens

Knitters, crocheters, and crafters of all ages and experience levels are invited to gather to create and socialize!
More events in this series (10). » Activities Crafts Hands-on Learning Slp Rothschild Adults

The End of Temperance Dare by Wendy Webb

★★★★★ Are you looking for an atmospheric, completely absorbing novel to read this summer (made even better if read during a thunderstorm)? Look no further! In Wendy Webb's latest gothic novel, readers meet Eleanor Harper, who recently left her crime-writing job due to post traumatic stress disorder after too many years spent covering gruesome cases. When the...

Audience: Adults
Genre: Fiction

Resource of the Moment

Microfilm Archives

Microfilm archives of Marathon County newspapers from the late 1800s onward (primarily the Wausau Daily Herald) are available at MCPL Wausau, plus digital microform viewers with options to scan or print articles. Additionally, MCPL Mosinee has micofilm of the Mosinee Times and a digital microform viewer.

MCPL On-site Genealogy Newspapers and Magazines

The Dog Days of Summer are at MCPL!

This summer, children can brush up on their reading skills by attending our weekly Paws to Read events, happening at our Wausau Headquarters, Mosinee Branch and Rothschild Branch. During these sessions, kids have the opportunity to read to very relaxed and well-behaved therapy dogs, courtesy Therapy Dogs of Central Wisconsin. They can sit with their parent...

Programs Reading Books Children Summer Library Program


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