Catalogs

Access your account, find materials and make requests using the following library catalogs!

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Library Catalog (V-Cat)

Library Catalog (V-Cat)

Browse the physical collections of all MCPL locations, plus the collections of other public libraries in the Wisconsin Valley Library Service! This catalog includes books, movies and TV series on DVD, audiobooks and music on CD, magazines and more. If you can't find...

Interlibrary Loan (WISCAT)

Interlibrary Loan (WISCAT)

Browse the WISCAT interlibrary loan catalog to find and request items that are not available in the Library Catalog (V-Cat). WISCAT searches participating libraries throughout the state of Wisconsin, including public libraries, school libraries and others.

Apply for a Library Card

Apply for a Library Card

Apply for a library account using the online form below! A library card from MCPL grants you access to the physical collections of all MCPL locations and other public libraries in the Wisconsin Valley Library Service, plus access to Wisconsin's Digital Library,...

Magazines and Newspapers

Magazines and Newspapers

The following magazines and newspapers are currently offered in printed form at the specified MCPL locations. These subscriptions are subject to change without notice; contact us for the latest information. Newspapers and the most recent issue of each magazine are...

New Books / Book Lists

New Books / Book Lists

Use these lists to browse some of the library’s latest acquisitions and current favorites for adults, teens and children!

Staff Reviews: Adults

Staff Reviews: Adults

Check out these book reviews written by the staff of the Marathon County Public Library!  These book reviews include works of fiction and nonfiction for adults. Our book reviews also are published at Goodreads.com; follow us on Goodreads for the latest updates. Please...

Staff Reviews: Young Adults

Staff Reviews: Young Adults

Check out these book reviews written by the staff of the Marathon County Public Library!  These book reviews include works of fiction and nonfiction for young adults. Our book reviews also are published at Goodreads.com; follow us on Goodreads for the latest updates....

Staff Reviews: For Children

Staff Reviews: For Children

Check out these book reviews written by the staff of the Marathon County Public Library!  These book reviews include works of fiction and nonfiction for children. Our book reviews also are published at Goodreads.com; follow us on Goodreads for the latest updates....

Staff Reviews

Staff Reviews

Check out these book reviews written by the staff of the Marathon County Public Library!  These book reviews include works of fiction and nonfiction for all ages. Our book reviews also are published at Goodreads.com; follow us on Goodreads for the latest updates. ...

Personalized Reading Suggestions

Personalized Reading Suggestions

Let us help you discover new books you'll love! Library staff are eager to use their expertise and online resources to find great reading recommendations just for you. Complete the form below, and we'll send you three personalized reading recommendations via email....

Book Discussion Kits

Book Discussion Kits

Host your own book club! Book discussion kits include multiple copies of popular books, discussion questions and author information, all in a handy tote bag. Most discussion kits are held at MCPL Wausau. For a larger selection, request kits from elsewhere in the state...

Art Collection

Art Collection

A variety of artworks are on display ‚ÄĒ and¬†available for checkout‚ÄĒ at the library!¬† Many artworks were purchased by the¬†Friends of the Library¬†at Wausau's annual Festival of the Arts.¬†They include original creations and prints from Wisconsin artists, as well as from...

Microfilm Archives / Scanner

Microfilm Archives / Scanner

MCPL Wausau has a microfilm archive of Marathon County newspapers from the late 1800s onward (primarily the Wausau Daily Herald), plus digital microform viewers with options to scan or print articles. Additionally, MCPL Mosinee has microfilm of the Mosinee Times...

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 our Services website.New! Mobile...

Wisconsin Collection

Wisconsin Collection

The Wisconsin Collection at MCPL Wausau includes nonfiction items related to Marathon County and Wisconsin. This includes nonfiction books, family genealogies, maps and more.   Marathon County Public Library (MCPL) Phone: 715-261-7200 Fax: 715-261-7204 Email:...

Video Games

Video Games

The library's Wausau Headquarters has video games for checkout!  View and request these games using the Library Catalog (V-Cat) as linked on this page.  You may also browse currently available games on the shelves at MCPL Wausau.  Video games: may be checked out for...