Marathon County Public Library

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Mon., 1/9/17, 9am - Fri., 2/24/17, 11pm @ All MCPL Locations
Attention sports fans and readers: Pick up a Milwaukee Bucks Reading Challenge form from any MCPL location! ... (read more)
Activities Book Club Sports All Locations Children Teens Tweens

Join us on this no-school day to watch Disney's "The BFG" in the library! ... (read more)
Movie Wausau Children Early Elementary Preschool Tweens

Home School Huddle is a weekly program that invites the home school community into the library for an hour of programming designed just for them! Families can hear stories read and participate in various activities related to the areas of science, technology, engineering, arts, and math. You'll also pick up some great ideas to incorporate into your curriculum at home! ... (read more)
More events in this series (16). » Activities Community Games Story Time Edgar Children Parents Preschool

Are you interested in using the Internet but aren't sure where to start? Or have you used the Internet but think you're missing out on some of the things it has to offer? Let us help you learn! ... (read more)
More events in this series (1). » Wausau Adults

Wed., 1/25/17, 11am - 12pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Join us for our monthly book club at MCPL Rothschild! For the month of January, we'll read and discuss "At the Water's Edge" by Sara Gruen. ... (read more)
Book Club Rothschild Adults

Wed., 1/25/17, 12pm - 1pm @ MCPL Wausau
The Readers of Classic Literature book club meets to discuss Salinger's collection of short stories. New members are always welcome.
Book Club Wausau Adults

Wed., 1/25/17, 5:30pm - 6:30pm @ MCPL Marathon City
Did you know Wausau is home to the nation's first workers compensation insurance company? ... (read more)
Community History Marathon City Adults

Thu., 1/26/17, 6pm - 8pm @ MCPL Wausau
Bring a friend, a date or just yourself and join us for this screening of "The Girl on the Train!" ... (read more)
Movie Wausau Adults

Children, tweens and their parents or caregivers are welcome to join us every Friday afternoon through mid-May to create! ... (read more)
More events in this series (16). » Activities Crafts Games Hands-on Learning Edgar Children Tweens

Sat., 1/28/17, 10:30am - 3pm @ MCPL Wausau
MCPL is partnering with Wausau Events for Winter Fest by offering a winter-themed Family Story Time! We'll start the morning off with some snow and winter stories followed by various drop-in art and craft projects throughout the afternoon. ... (read more)
Art Crafts Story Time Wausau Children Early Elementary

Join us on the last Monday of the month, after Book Babies story time, for fun and slightly messy hands-on activities for children less than two years old! Activities will help babies develop fine motor skills, grow their vocabulary and explore their world. ... (read more)
More events in this series (3). » Activities Hands-on Learning Wausau Children

Do you find learning math to be dull and boring? Join the Crazy 8 Math Club and see how fun math can be! This weekly program will meet every Monday afternoon and will show kids the math behind some of their favorite activities! Kids will also apply what they've learned by working on craft and building projects that incorporate math. Participants also learn to work together and to accept others' ideas. ... (read more)
More events in this series (16). » Activities Games Edgar Children

Calling all teen writers! Looking for feedback on your writing? Join us for our creative writing workshop! Participants are asked to come to the first meeting with 10 copies of a piece of writing they would like feedback on from peers and our workshop leader. In addition, there will be writing warm ups and prompts provided to keep you inspired and help with grammar and spelling will also be available. ... (read more)
More events in this series (3). » Writing Workshop Wausau Teens

Quilters young and old, experienced and beginners, are invited to gather to learn, create and share. We will be hand quilting, so machines are not needed. Quilters are asked to bring their own supplies. The library will provide pattern and instruction books to further your learning experience. ... (read more)
More events in this series (3). » Crafts Hands-on Activities Stratford Adults

Sure, anyone can buy a card - and that's nice and all - but why not give a card to a friend or loved one that has a personal touch, one that you created? ... (read more)
Crafts Hands-on Learning Valentines Day Wausau Adults

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 (13). » Activities Crafts Wausau Adults

Bring the whole family for a relaxing afternoon of coloring at our Hatley Branch! Coloring sheets and patterns will be available for both children and adults, or families can work on projects together. We'll provide all of the necessary supplies, though attendees are also welcome to bring their own. ... (read more)
More events in this series (7). » Art Activities Hatley Children

Looking to meet some new people? Or is being cooped up all winter making you a little crazy? Come to our Wausau Headquarters for a friendly game of cribbage! We'll provide boards, cards and game rules, and all you need to bring is yourself! Play against a friend or two or against someone new! ... (read more)
More events in this series (3). » Games Wausau Adults

Patrons of all ages are invited to stop in to our Stratford Branch the week before Valentine's Day to create a special valentine for friends or family! Drop in any ... (read more)
Crafts Holiday Stratford Adults Children Preschool Teens

All the Rage by Courtney Summers

★★★★★ Romy Grey is an outcast and has been branded a liar because she accused Kellan Turner, the eldest son of the county sheriff and the head of a national automotive parts chain, of sexually assaulting her. The sheriff blamed Romy for what he deemed a consensual encounter—after all, she had been “chasing him,” and wasn’t her attire and inebriated state evidence...

Audience: Teens
Genre: Fiction, Realistic

Top 10 Adult Nonfiction Books of 2016

With just a few days left to 2016, we at the Marathon County Public Library are reflecting on the past 12 months and analyzing which materials have been the most popular with our patrons here in northcentral Wisconsin. When it comes to the top 10 most-checked out nonfiction books, it looks like many folks wanted to improve their lives in...

Books Library Top 10 Lists

Resource of the Moment

History of Marathon County, Wisconsin and representative citizens

History of Marathon County, Wisconsin and representative citizens

Written by Louis Marchetti and published in 1913, this is an often-cited work used for researching the early days of Marathon County.

Genealogy Local History History Marathon County MCPL Online

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