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Need to use a library computer? Here's what you need to know

computer station

June 21, 2020

In keeping with the recommendations of the State of Wisconsin, the Marathon County Health Department and other public health authorities, the Marathon County Public Library and its eight branch libraries will be open by appointment on June 22, as previously announced. Our Wausau location will offer appointments for computer use only. Appointments can be made for up to one hour per person per day. Browsing for materials will not be permitted at this time. To make an appointment, call the MCPL Wausau reference desk at 715-261-7230. Patrons visiting one of the eight branch libraries can make an appointment of 30 minutes per week, which can be used either for computer use or for browsing for materials (since...

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New options for parking at MCPL Wausau!

parking lot

January 15, 2020

Thanks to recent parking changes in downtown Wausau, visitors to the library's Wausau headquarters have more options for free parking! The main Library Parking Lot (north of the building, by the front doors) will continue to offer free three-hour parking for library patrons – no parking meters, permits or pay stations. Other nearby lots and ramps are controlled by the City of Wausau and offer paid parking Monday-Friday, 8am-6pm; however, the first two hours of parking are free if you register at a pay station located in the lot / ramp.  These lots / ramps include: Lower Library Lot (Lot 7  |  Zone 5720) -- west of the library (behind it) by the river, access...

Community Facility Improvement Wausau Headquarters

MCPL Wausau closed all day today (12/31) due to power outage

MCPL Wausau, exterior

December 31, 2019

Due to an unexpected power outage, the library's Wausau Headquarters is closed all day today.   All other MCPL locations will be open today, closing by 5pm due to the New Years Eve holiday hours. 

Wausau Headquarters

Library Drive Thru Now Open!

MCPL Wausau drive thru

April 22, 2008

The drive thru at MCPL Wausau is open and ready for business! Express services include picking up items on hold, fine payments and a 24/7 book-drop.  The drive thru is open Monday through Friday, 9:00am to 5:00pm and is accessible via the lower-level parking lot on the west side of the building, just off Washington street. Call the Circulation Desk at 715-261-7200 for more information or to request items to be made available for pickup. Enjoy great customer service, even without leaving your vehicle! Please note: The original version of this article listed other hours for the drive thru; it was updated to reflect the hours as of 2020-01-21.

Wausau Headquarters Facility Improvement