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Marathon County Public Library

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Marathon County Public Library - Edgar Branch

224 South Third Avenue Edgar WI 54426

Phone: 715-352-3155 | 24/7: 715-261-7209 | Edgar Events

MCPL Edgar Branch
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Monday 1:00pm 7:00pm
Tuesday 10:00am 4:00pm
Wednesday 1:00pm 7:00pm
Thursday 10:00am 4:00pm
Friday 10:00am 4:00pm
Saturday 10:00am 2:00pm

Holiday Hours

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History of the Marathon County Public Library - Edgar Branch

In 1928, The Edgar Women's Club obtained books from the Wisconsin Traveling Library and this functioned as the local library until 1946. As the County Library grew and provided more services to the branch libraries, the village stepped in to provide building space so that the public would have a larger library to enjoy. The County-wide building program funded the remodeling of the former Edgar Bank in 1994, giving the public more books, computers and more space for family and children's programs.

-- 1948: Preschool story times began at the library.
-- 1961, 1975, 1985, 1994: The village provided building space in four different locations for the library.