Marathon County Public Library

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Holiday hours: All MCPL locations will be closed Sat.-Mon., 9/1-9/3.


About the Library

General information about the Marathon County Public Library, including our mission statement and goals, annual statistics and more. (read more)

Hours / Locations

The hours of operation, contact information and holiday hours for all nine MCPL locations: Wausau, Athens, Edgar, Hatley, Marathon City, Mosinee, Rothschild, Spencer and Stratford. (read more)

Contact Us

An online form for contacting the Marathon County Public Library for general information, account access, research assistance or to send comments and suggestions. Immediate assistance is available by phone at 715-261-7200 during the library's hours of operation, or call 715-261-7209 for 24/7 automated account access. (read more)

The MCPL Blog

Updates, tips and news from the Marathon County Public Library. (read more)

Library Newsletter

A bimonthly publication sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Inside you will find updates, information on upcoming events, recommended reading, new services, special features and more! Recent issues of the newsletter are available for online viewing and download. (read more)

Friends of the Library

The Friends of the Marathon County Public Library is a non-profit, volunteer organization whose goal is to promote and improve library services in Marathon County. (read more)

MCPL Board of Trustees

Information about the MCPL Board of Trustees, including a listing of current board members, contact information, a meeting schedule and an archive of meeting minutes. (read more)

MCPL Foundation

The mission of the Marathon County Public Library Foundation is to support and enhance the libraries of Marathon County and the services they provide. (read more)

Wisconsin Valley Library Service

The Wisconsin Valley Library Service (WVLS) is a state library system that provides grants and support to the libraries in our region. WVLS also maintains the shared library catalog (V-Cat) used by many of these libraries. This page contains basic facts about WVLS. (read more)


Current employment opportunities offered by the Marathon County Public Library, including all required application materials. (read more)


Volunteer opportunities at MCPL, including a volunteer application and contact information for our Volunteer Coordinator. (read more)


Methods by which you can help support your local Marathon County Public Library. (read more)


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