On-site Services

Electronic Devices

Electronic Devices

A variety of devices are available for checkout at MCPL locations, including e-readers, laptops, tablets and more. For information about our computer lab, visit our Computers webpage; for other equipment available at the library, visit On-Site Resources.New! Mobile...

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Career Connection

Career Connection

Library staff can help you find your next job! Services available to local job seekers: Collections of books on finding jobs and the application process, available via the library catalog. Databases and suggested websites for finding jobs and improving job-related...

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U.S. Passports

U.S. Passports

U.S. passport applications are accepted at the library's Wausau Headquarters. Please call 715-261-7240 and ask to speak with a passport application acceptance agent before you apply. We also advise reviewing the U.S. Department of State passport website. Appointments...

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Group Visits

Group Visits

We would love to show your group all the library has to offer! We regularly welcome groups of grade school and college students, community organizations, and others. To help us plan for your visit, please complete the form on this page in accordance with the following...

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1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

1,000 Books Before Kindergarten

The Marathon County Public Library is challenging parents to read more books with their children! The "1,000 Books Before Kindergarten" initiative is meant to introduce children to a wide range of literature, encourage families to spend quality time together and...

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Meeting Rooms / Study Rooms

Meeting Rooms / Study Rooms

Meeting rooms: Meeting rooms may be used according to the library's meeting room policy. All rooms have wireless internet access, chairs and tables. Equipment requests must be made at the time of application and may include laptops, video projectors, TV / DVD sets,...

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LENA Start Marathon County

LENA Start Marathon County

The first three years of a child's life are vital to brain development! Children from birth onward learn through talking, singing, reading and playing. During these interactions, children learn how the world works, acquire vocabulary, stimulate different parts of...

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Job-related Proofreading

Job-related Proofreading

Are you applying for a job and want someone to review your resume or cover letter? The library offers free proofreading of job-related documents such as resumes, cover letters and curricula vitae! You may email your documents to ref@mcpl.us, and qualified staff will...

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Homebound Services

Homebound Services

For Marathon County residents unable to visit the library due to age, illness, accident or disability, our Homebound program offers a way to receive library materials at home by mail or special delivery. Homebound services are free of charge, but a current library...

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Technology Assistance

Technology Assistance

Need help using your computer, tablet, smartphone or e-reader? Library staff can provide technology assistance with a variety of topics, including: basic computer/internet skills; finding and applying for jobs; Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, etc.); social media...

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Research Assistance

Research Assistance

Reference Desk: The reference desk staff at the library's Wausau Headquarters are ready to answer your research questions during our regular hours of operation Phone / Email / Chat Assistance: If you can't make it to the library in person, call 715-261-7230 or contact...

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Tax Forms

Tax Forms

A selection of free tax forms and publications are offered at all MCPL locations.  Typically, these documents do not arrive until the end of January (at the earliest) and are kept in stock through April. The documents that the library has requested for 2023 are: IRS...

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Proctoring

Proctoring

Take your proctored exams at the library! Proctoring services are available at all MCPL locations to persons engaged in distance learning and online courses, as well as professional development and certifications. If you plan to use the library's proctoring services,...

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Image / Document Scanners

Image / Document Scanners

Scanners are available at all MCPL locations for the purpose of creating digital files from photos, documents and other media. To ensure scanner availability, please contact us before you arrive at the library.Marathon County Public Library (MCPL) Phone: 715-261-7200...

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Fax Machines

Fax Machines

Fax services are available at MCPL Wausau and MCPL Rothschild. Sending a fax is $2 for the first page and $1 for each additional page. Receiving a fax is $1 per page. Payment must be made by cash or check; credit or debit card payments are not accepted. Incoming faxes...

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Photocopiers

Photocopiers

Black and white copiers are available at all MCPL locations: One-sided letter or legal-sized copies are 10¢ each. Double-sided copies are 20¢ each. Oversized copies (11" x 17") are 20¢ for one-sided copies and 40¢ for double-sided copies. Only available at MCPL...

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Notary Public

Notary Public

Get your documents notarized for free at the library!  Notary services are offered at MCPL Wausau only. Please contact us in advance to ensure the notary will be available when you arrive. Remember to bring a government-issued photo ID to your appointment. The...

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Marathon County Public Library

Marathon County Public Library (MCPL)