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Community Writing Competition

Mon., 1/22/18 - Tue., 5/29/18 @ All MCPL Locations
Teen & Adult Event Drop-in Calling all local writers! Submit your entry for a writing competition in fiction, poetry and creative non-fiction. Winners' work published in a local paper!
Writing Contest All Locations Adults Teen

Bookface Selfie Challenge!

Mon., 4/9/18 - Mon., 4/30/18 @ MCPL Stratford
All-Ages Event Drop-in Visit our Stratford Branch throughout April to take a bookface selfie that you can post on social media for others to see!​
National Library Week Activities Stratford Adults Children Tweens Teens

LENA Start Marathon County

Adult Event Improve your verbal interactions with your child through a talk pedometer and parent education classes! Registration required.
More events in this series (9). » Health Children Lena Wausau Adults

100 Years of Wedding Dresses

Mon., 4/23/18, 6:30pm - 7:30pm @ MCPL Spencer
Adult Event Anna Chilsen-Straub from the Marathon County Historical Society will talk about and show off wedding dresses from the past 100 years!
History Spencer Adults

Quilting and Crafting

Tue., 4/24/18, 1:30pm - 3:30pm @ MCPL Stratford
Adult Event Drop-in Quilters and crafters are invited to gather to learn, create, and share! In addition to sharing quilting skills and techniques, we'll also teach a new craft each month. Bring supplies, the library will supply patterns and books.
Hands-on Learning Activities Crafts Stratford Adults

Needle Arts at the Library

Adult Event Drop-in Knitters, crocheters, and crafters of all ages and experience levels are invited to gather to create and socialize!
More events in this series (10). » Crafts Hands-on Learning Rothschild Adults

Book Club: "Three Weeks to Say Goodbye" by CJ Box

Wed., 4/25/18, 11am - 12pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Adult Event Stop by the Rothschild Branch to discuss C.J. Box's novel about family dealing with an unexpected surprise surrounding the adoption of their daughter.
Book Club Book Club Rothschild Adults

Readers of Classic Lit: "Oedipus Rex" or "Oedipus the King" by Sophocles

Wed., 4/25/18, 12pm - 1pm @ MCPL Wausau
Adult Event Drop-in Take part in a lively discussion of classic novels, plays and other stories each month!
Book Club Wausau Adults

MCPL DIY
Tin Can Napkin Decoupage

Thu., 4/26/18, 6pm - 7pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Teen & Adult Event Adults and teens are welcome to learn a new, fun and easy way to make fun decorations! Free and supplies provided.
Mcpl Diy Crafts Hands-on Learning Rothschild Adults Teens

All About Composting

Adult Event Learn the basics of composting from Paul Kage, Wausau's Urban Community Garden Coordinator!
Farming Gardening Hands-on Learning Wausau Adults

How Does Your Garden Grow?

Tue., 5/1/18, 9am - 10am @ MCPL Spencer
Adult Event It's time again to think about and plan for your garden (if you aren't already)! Here's a chance to pick the brain of a master gardener.
Gardening Spencer Adults

CLICK for Babies

Tue., 5/1/18, 1pm - Sun., 9/30/18, 5pm @ All MCPL Locations
Adult Event Drop-in All MCPL locations will serve as collection sites for knit and crocheted baby caps for the 2018 Wisconsin CLICK for Babies: Period of Purple Crying. The campaign is aimed at raising awareness of Shaken Baby Syndrome.
Charity Crafts Knit Night All Locations Adults

Library Learning
Introduction to Pinterest

Adult Event Learn how to create a free Pinterest account and how to navigate the website during this free class! Registration required.
More events in this series (2). » Hands-on Learning Technology Library Learning Marathon City Adults

MCPL Live!
Bats!

Tue., 5/1/18, 6:30pm - 8pm @ MCPL Wausau
All-Ages Event Jennifer Redell, bat biologist with the Wisconsin DNR, will talk about Wisconsin's bat population, the part they play in the state's ecosystem and more!
Animals Hands-on Learning Nature Outdoor Recreation Wausau Adults Children Grades K 5 Preschool Teen

MCPL DIY
Cotton Swab Flowers

Adult Event Join us for this fun and creative craft project, where we'll transform some simple household items into beautiful flowers! Free, with all supplies provided. Registration required.
Mcpl Diy Hands-on Learning Activities Crafts Wausau Adults

Make a Mini Journal

Thu., 5/3/18, 1pm - 7pm @ MCPL Athens
All-Ages Event Drop-in Patrons of all ages are invited to make and decorate their own mini journals using a variety of craft supplies at our Athens Branch!
Activities Hands-on Learning Crafts Athens Adults Children Teen Tweens

Friends of MCPL Book Sale

Thu., 5/3/18, 5pm - Sun., 5/6/18, 4pm @ MCPL Wausau
Adult Event Drop-in Stop by the library for great deals on gently used books, movies, music and more! Members-only sale Thursday, open to the public Friday-Sunday.
Art Book Sale Crafts Food History Movie Music Poetry Social Issues Wausau Adults

Library Learning
Introduction to Gmail

Adult Event Learn how to create your own email account and how to use it during this free introductory class! Call 715-261-7230 to register.
More events in this series (1). » Hands-on Learning Technology Library Learning Wausau Adults

Book Club: "Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers" by Mary Roach

Tue., 5/8/18, 2pm - 3pm @ MCPL Hatley
Adult Event Join our Hatley Branch Book Club in May to discuss the book "Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers" by Mary Roach!
Book Club Hatley Adults

MCPL Movie Night: "Phantom Thread"

Tue., 5/8/18, 6pm - 8:15pm @ MCPL Wausau
Adult Event Join us for a free screening of this Academy Award-nominated film about a meticulous dressmaker who falls for a working-class woman.
Movie Movie Wausau Adults

Book Club: "Running With Scissors" by Augusten Burroughs

Thu., 5/10/18, 6:30pm - 8pm @ MCPL Athens
Adult Event Join us for a lively discussion of this memoir, which chronicles Burroughs' unconventional upbringing as he is raised by his mother's psychiatrist.
Book Club Athens Adults

Book Club: Silent Spring by Rachel Carson

Mon., 5/14/18, 5:45pm - 6:45pm @ MCPL Marathon City
Adult Event Take part in a lively discussion of this landmark environmental book at our Marathon Branch!
Book Club Book Club Marathon City Adults

Taking Care of Caregivers

Thu., 5/17/18, 6pm - 7pm @ MCPL Spencer
Adult Event Julie Lucko from Wausau's Mount View Care Center will share tips and techniques for caregivers to relieve stress involved in day-to-day care. Free, no registration required.
Health Social Issues Spencer Adults

Hobbies and Crafts Night

Adult Event Drop-in Hobby and craft enthusiasts are welcome to join us every month for a night of creating and socializing!
More events in this series (8). » Games Crafts Activities Athens Adults

Book Club: "State of Wonder" by Anne Patchett

Mon., 5/21/18, 1pm - 2pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Adult Event Join us for a discussion of "State of Wonder," about a researcher at a drug manufacturer who travels to the Brazilian jungle to investigate a supposed miracle drug and the death of a co-worker.
Book Club Mosinee Adults

Book Club: "Alice's Tulips" by Sandra Dallas

Mon., 5/21/18, 1pm - 2pm @ MCPL Stratford
Adult Event In Civil War-era Iowa, Alice Bullock is a young newlywed whose husband has just joined the Union Army. Her life is filled with quilting bees, the rigors of farm life, ... (read more)
Book Club Stratford Adults

Book Club: "Britt-Marie Was Here" by Fredrik Backman

Mon., 5/21/18, 6:30pm - 8pm @ MCPL Spencer
Adult Event Join us for a discussion of the book "Britt-Marie Was Here," about a woman who leaves her cheating husband, gets a new job and rediscovers the joys in life.
Book Club Spencer Adults

Women's Night Out: "A Gentleman in Moscow" by Amor Towles

Mon., 5/21/18, 6:30pm - 8pm @ MCPL Wausau
Adult Event Take part in a lively discussion of an eclectic mix of fiction and non-fiction, including Towles' novel about an unrepentant Russian aristocrat!
Book Club Wausau Adults

Book Club: "The Woman in Cabin 10" by Ruth Ware

Wed., 5/23/18, 11am - 12pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Adult Event Take part in a lively discussion of Ware's suspenseful novel about a cruise ship mystery!
Book Club Rothschild Adults

Readers of Classic Lit: "The Count of Monte Cristo" by Alexandre Dumas

Wed., 5/23/18, 12pm - 1pm @ MCPL Wausau
Adult Event Take part in a lively discussion of this classic tale, about a man who assumes a new identity and seeks revenge on those who got him wrongly imprisoned.
Book Club Wausau Adults

Fairy Houses

Thu., 5/24/18, 2pm - 7pm @ MCPL Athens
Kids & Adults Event Drop-in Decorate your own fairy house using a variety of craft supplies!
Activities Art Crafts Nature Athens Adults Children

Meet a Hatley EMT!

Tue., 5/29/18, 11am - 11:30am @ MCPL Hatley
Kids & Adults Event Meet a local EMT, learn about the job and take an up-close look at an ambulance!
Community Health Hatley Adults Children

Anime After Dark

Adult Event Adults can watch three episodes of anime series "Chaika: Coffin Princess" and "Serial Experiment Lain!" Suitable for adults ages 18+ only.
More events in this series (1). » Movie Wausau Adults

Miles Thro' Middle Earth Fitness Challenge!

Fri., 6/1/18 - Sat., 6/30/18 @ MCPL Marathon City
Adult Event Drop-in Replicate Frodo's journey walking from The Shire to Mount Doom with this fitness challenge at our Marathon City Branch!
Health Outdoor Recreation Slp Marathon City Adults

Library Paper Flower Garden

Fri., 6/1/18, 1pm - Mon., 7/2/18, 1pm @ MCPL Athens
All-Ages Event Drop-in Celebrate summer by helping our Athens Branch "cultivate" a colorful paper flower garden! Free, with all supplies provided.
Activities Art Crafts Gardening Nature Slp Nature Athens Adults Children Grades K 5 Preschool Teen

Has Anybody Seen My Car Keys?

Tue., 6/5/18, 9am - 10am @ MCPL Spencer
Adult Event Learn more about the warning signs of dementia and Alzheimer's Disease, and how to help someone you know who is suffering.
Health Spencer Adults

MCPL Live: Mourning Dayze and Wisconsin Rock 'n' Roll

Tue., 6/5/18, 6pm - 8pm @ MCPL Wausau
Adult Event Members of the Wisconsin garage rock band Mourning Dayze will join us to talk about their new book and bringing rock 'n' roll to the people over several decades.
History Music Mcpl Live Wausau Adults

Escape Room Family Adventure

Kids & Adults Event Test your problem-solving and teamwork skills as a family as you try to get out of our escape room! Free, with registration required.
More events in this series (1). » Activities Slp Edgar Adults Children Grades K 5

Rock Your Creative Side with Rocks!

All-Ages Event Drop-in Stop by the Mosinee Branch monthly on the first Thursday over the summer and show us how libraries can "rock!" by decorating your own rocks with all sorts of art supplies!
More events in this series (2). » Art Hands-on Learning Crafts Slp Mosinee Adults Children Teens

Book Club: "The Circle" by Dave Eggers

Mon., 6/11/18, 5:45pm - 6:45pm @ MCPL Marathon City
Adult Event Join us for our monthly book club at MCPL Marathon City! For the month of June, we'll be reading "The Circle" by Dave Eggers! Free, with new members always welcome! Call 715-443-2775 for more information.
Book Club Slp Marathon City Adults

Book Club: "Death Stalks Door County" by Patricia Skalka

Tue., 6/12/18, 2pm - 3pm @ MCPL Hatley
Adult Event Join our Hatley Branch Book Club in June to discuss the novel "Death Stalks Door County" by Patricia Skalka!
Book Club Slp Hatley Adults

Book Club: "The Other Einstein" by Marie Benedict

Thu., 6/14/18, 11:30am - 12:30pm @ MCPL Edgar
Adult Event Join us for a lively discussion of Benedict's novel, which offers us a window into a brilliant, fascinating woman whose light was lost in Einstein's enormous shadow.
Book Club Book Club Edgar Adults

Family Game Night

All-Ages Event Visit our Wausau Headquarters for a fun and entertaining game night for folks of all ages!
More events in this series (5). » Activities Games Slp Wausau Adults Children Teens Tweens

Book Club: "Me Before You" by Jojo Moyes

Thu., 6/14/18, 6:30pm - 8pm @ MCPL Athens
Adult Event Join us for a lively discussion of this best-selling book, about a woman who takes a job caring for a quadriplegic man who is struggling to find the will to live.
Book Club Athens Adults

Book Club: "Before the Fall" by Noah Hawley

Mon., 6/18/18, 1pm - 2pm @ MCPL Stratford
Adult Event Join us at our Stratford Branch to discuss our June book club pick, "Before the Fall" by Noah Hawley!
Book Club Slp Stratford Adults

Book Club: "The Lake House" by Kate Morton

Mon., 6/18/18, 1pm - 2pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Adult Event Drop by the Mosinee Branch and take part in a lively discussion of a wide variety of books every month!
Book Club Book Club Mosinee Adults

Women's Night Out: "Life in Motion" by Misty Copeland

Mon., 6/18/18, 6:30pm - 8pm @ MCPL Wausau
Adult Event Take part in a lively discussion of this memoir by Misty Copeland, the first African-American principal dancer in American Ballet Theatre history!
Book Club Wausau Adults

MCPL Movie Night: "Black Panther"

Thu., 6/21/18, 6pm - 8pm @ MCPL Wausau
NEW! Adult Event Visit MCPL Wausau for a free screening of this blockbuster superhero film featuring an all-star cast!
Movie Mcpl Movie Night Wausau Adults

The Fromm Brothers & Their Fur Farm

Thu., 6/21/18, 6:30pm - 7:30pm @ MCPL Spencer
Adult Event Learn the history of a Marathon County landmark that was, at one time, the largest silver fox and mink farm in the United States! The presentation will be led by Ben Clark of the Marathon County Historical Society.
History Local History Spencer Adults

Book Club: "The Stars are Fire" by Anita Shreve

Wed., 6/27/18, 11am - 12pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Adult Event Stop by the Rothschild Branch for a lively discussion of a wide variety of books and novels!
Book Club Book Club Rothschild Adults

Readers of Classic Literature: "The Adventures of Tom Sawyer" by Mark Twain

Wed., 6/27/18, 12pm - 1pm @ MCPL Wausau
Adult Event Take part in a lively discussion of this classic tale, about a boy and his friends growing up along the banks of the Mississippi in the 1800s.
Book Club Wausau Adults

Marker Explosions!

Tue., 7/3/18, 2pm - 3pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Teen & Adult Event Teens and adults are invited to make their own firework-like designs on tiles and fabrics during this Fourth of July-inspired craft event!
Slp Art Crafts Activities Hands-on Activities Holiday Mosinee Adults Teens Tweens

Book Club: "Keeping The Castle" by Patrice Kindl

Mon., 7/9/18, 5:45pm - 6:45pm @ MCPL Marathon City
Adult Event Join us for our monthly book club at MCPL Marathon City! For the month of July, we'll be reading "Keeping the Castle" by Patrice Kindl! Free, with new members always welcome! Call 715-443-2775 for more information.
Book Club Slp Marathon City Adults

Book Club: "Big Little Lies" by Liane Moriarty

Tue., 7/10/18, 2pm - 3pm @ MCPL Hatley
Adult Event Join our Hatley Branch Book Club in July to discuss the novel "Big Little Lies" by Liane Moriarty!
Book Club Slp Hatley Adults

Book Club: "Hillbilly Elegy" by J.D. Vance

Thu., 7/12/18, 11:30am - 12:30pm @ MCPL Edgar
Adult Event Drop by the Edgar Branch and take part in a lively discussion of Vance's best-selling book!
Book Club Book Club Edgar Adults

Book Club: "Wonder" by R. J. Palacio

Thu., 7/12/18, 6:30pm - 8pm @ MCPL Athens
Adult Event Drop by the Athens Branch for a lively discussion of R.J. Palacio's best-selling novel, as well as relevant issues raised in the book.
Book Club Community Social Issues Athens Adults

Book Club: "Small Great Things" by Jodi Picoult

Mon., 7/16/18, 1pm - 2pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Adult Event Drop by our Mosinee Branch for a discussion of our monthly book club selection, "Small Great Things" by Jodi Picoult!
Book Club Book Club Mosinee Adults

Women's Night Out: "Anything is Possible" by Elizabeth Strout

Mon., 7/16/18, 6:30pm - 8pm @ MCPL Wausau
Adult Event Drop-in Take part in a lively discussion of this novel, which explores a wide range of human emotions through a collection of vignettes.
Book Club Wausau Adults

Jukebox Hero Music Trivia Night!

Tue., 7/17/18, 6pm - 8pm @ MCPL Wausau
Adult Event Bring a team or join one to play some multimedia music trivia at MCPL Wausau as part of our "Libraries Rock" summer theme.
Games Music Trivia Slp Wausau Adults

Kindness Rocks: A Rock Painting Party

All-Ages Event Drop-in Kids of all ages can paint their own design or positive message onto decorative rocks and then hide them around their community! Free, with all supplies provided.
Art Crafts Community Slp Nature Spencer Adults Children Teens Tweens

Cribbage Week

Mon., 7/23/18, 1pm - Fri., 7/27/18, 4pm @ MCPL Athens
Adult Event Drop-in It's Cribbage week all week in Athens! Drop by with a friend or challenge someone in the library to a game. Cards and boards provided
Games Athens Adults

Book Club: "Before We Were Yours" by Lisa Wingate

Wed., 7/25/18, 11am - 12pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Adult Event Join us for the monthly book club at our Rothschild Branch! In July, we'll read and discuss "Before We Were Yours" by Lisa Wingate, and new people are always welcome!
Book Club Book Club Rothschild Adults

DIY Marbled Paper

Thu., 7/26/18, 4pm - 5pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Teen & Adult Event Ever wanted to add that extra touch to paper crafts? Marbling is the perfect technique to create that beautiful artistic design!
Art Crafts Hands-on Activities Rothschild Adults Teens

MCPL & POV Documentary Night: "Whose Streets?"

Thu., 7/26/18, 6pm - 7:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
NEW! Adult Event Join us for a special screening of this documentary in collaboration with the POV independent film series, and see it before the PBS premiere!
Movie Social Issues Mcpl Movie Night Wausau Adults

Ollivander's Wand Shop

Tue., 7/31/18, 3pm - 4pm @ MCPL Mosinee
All-Ages Event Celebrate Harry Potter's birthday by making your own magic wand at our Mosinee Branch!
Crafts Hands-on Activities Activities Slp Mosinee Children Tweens Teens Adults

The Power of Protein: Incorporating Beef into a Healthy Diet

Tue., 8/7/18, 9am - 10am @ MCPL Spencer
Adult Event Join us for this presentation on the importance of protein and a demonstration of a heart-healthy recipe with beef!
Food Health Spencer Adults

Free Family Pool Day

Tue., 8/7/18, 1pm - 7:45pm @ Wausau Outdoor Pools
All-Ages Event Drop-in Children and their families can enjoy a FREE day at Wausau's outdoor pools just by showing their library card! One card per family.
Outdoor Recreation Off-site Slp Community Wausau Outdoor Pools Adults Children Tweens Teens

Book Club: "One Thousand White Women" by Jim Fergus

Thu., 8/9/18, 11:30am - 12:30pm @ MCPL Edgar
Adult Event Drop by the Edgar Branch each month for a lively discussion on a wide variety of books!
Book Club Book Club Edgar Adults

Book Club: "A Gentleman In Moscow" by Amor Towles

Thu., 8/9/18, 6:30pm - 8pm @ MCPL Athens
Adult Event Join us for a lively discussion of this best-selling book, about a man who is ordered to spend the rest of his life inside a luxury hotel in 1920s Russia.
Book Club Slp Athens Adults

Thinkers & Tinkers Week

Sat., 8/11/18 - Sat., 8/18/18 @ MCPL Hatley
Kids & Adults Event Drop-in Visit our Hatley Branch any time the library is open to tinker with tech gadgets including a 3D printer, snap circuits and more!
Activities Hands-on Learning Technology Slp Hatley Adults Children Grades K 5

Library Learning
Internet Basics

Mon., 8/13/18, 2pm - 3pm @ MCPL Hatley
Adult Event Join us for a class that will teach you how to get the most out of what the Internet has to offer, including how to use a web browser. Space ... (read more)
Hands-on Learning Technology Library Learning Slp Hatley Adults

Book Club: "And Then There Were None" by Agatha Christie

Mon., 8/13/18, 5:45pm - 6:45pm @ MCPL Marathon City
Adult Event Join us for our monthly book club at MCPL Marathon City! For the month of August, we'll be reading "And Then There Were None" by Agatha Christie! Free, with new members always welcome! Call 715-443-2775 for more information.
Book Club Slp Marathon City Adults

Book Club: "Troublemaker" by Leah Remini

Tue., 8/14/18, 2pm - 3pm @ MCPL Hatley
Adult Event Join our Hatley Branch Book Club in August to discuss the book "In the Unlikely Event" by Judy Blume!
Book Club Slp Hatley Adults

MCPL DIY
Recycled CD Coasters

Thu., 8/16/18, 6pm - 7pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Adult Event Make your own set of stylish coasters using recycled CDs and a variety of craft materials! Free, with all supplies provided.
Crafts Music Mcpl Diy Activities Hands-on Activities Slp Rothschild Adults

Book Club: "Rosemary" by Kate Clifford Larson

Mon., 8/20/18, 1pm - 2pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Adult Event Drop by our Mosinee Branch for a discussion of our monthly book club selection. No need to register beforehand and new people are always welcome!
Book Club Book Club History Mosinee Adults

Natural Dyeing for Beginners

Mon., 8/20/18, 2pm - 4pm @ MCPL Hatley
Adult Event Adults can learn the basics of dyeing fabrics with vegetable dyes such as red cabbage, carrot greens and more during this free informational presentation!
Art Crafts Nature Hands-on Learning Food Slp Hatley Adults

Learn to Embroider

Mon., 8/20/18, 2pm - 3pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Adult Event Adults can get an introduction to embroidery during this free class at our Mosinee Branch!
Slp Activities Hands-on Activities Crafts Mosinee Adults

Women's Night Out: "Glass House" by Brian Alexander

Mon., 8/20/18, 6:30pm - 8pm @ MCPL Wausau
Adult Event Drop-in Take part in a lively discussion of this nonfiction book, about a town in Ohio, which went from being middle class to run down over the past 40 years.
Book Club Wausau Adults

Book Club: "Ethan Frome" by Edith Wharton

Wed., 8/22/18, 11am - 12pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Adult Event Join us for the monthly book club at our Rothschild Branch! In the month of August, we'll read and discuss Edith Wharton's 1911 novel about a tragic love triangle. New people are always welcome!
Book Club Rothschild Adults

Scrabble Week

Mon., 8/27/18 - Fri., 8/31/18 @ MCPL Athens
All-Ages Event Drop-in Stop by our Athens Branch to play a friendly game of Scrabble during this week-long drop-in event!
Games Slp Activities Athens Adults Children Tweens Teens

What Was Social Media Before Computers?

Tue., 9/4/18, 9am - 10am @ MCPL Spencer
Adult Event Join local historian Ronald Draeger as he talks about the ways people stayed in contact with one another in the pre-computer era!
History Local History Community Spencer Adults

Origami Afternoon

All-Ages Event Drop-in Come try your hand at folding paper into various creative shapes at our Athens Branch! All ages welcome.
More events in this series (2). » Activities Hands-on Activities Crafts Art Athens Adults Children Tweens Teens

Book Club: "Life After Life" by Kate Atkinson

Tue., 9/11/18, 2pm - 3pm @ MCPL Hatley
Adult Event Join our Hatley Branch Book Club in September to discuss "Life After Life," about a woman who lives her life over and over again during the early 20th century.
Book Club Hatley Adults

Beyond the Left-Right Divide: Partisan Polarization in the Trump Age

Tue., 9/11/18, 6pm - 8pm @ MCPL Wausau
Adult Event Join us as UW-Madison assistant professor Michael Wagner discusses the US's current political divide, what contributes to it and how it may affect our nation's future.
Community History Social Issues Wausau Adults

Book Club: "The Paris Architect" by Charles Belfoure

Thu., 9/13/18, 6:30pm - 8pm @ MCPL Athens
Adult Event Join us for a discussion of this book, about an architect who is hired to design a secret hiding place for a wealthy Jewish citizen hiding from the Nazis.
Book Club Athens Adults

Book Club: "A Man Called Ove" by Fredrik Backman

Mon., 9/17/18, 1pm - 2pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Adult Event Join us for a discussion about this novel, about a curmudgeon who finds an unexpected friendship among neighbors.
Book Club Mosinee Adults

The Surprising Benefits of Playing Video Games

Tue., 9/18/18, 6:30pm - 8pm @ MCPL Wausau
Teen & Adult Event Learn about the positive effects of playing video games from UW-Madison professor C. Shawn Green! Free, no registration required.
Games Health Wausau Adults Teens

All About Kombucha Tea

Sat., 9/22/18, 11am - 12:30pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Adult Event Learn about the health benefits of kombucha and how to make your own during this free presentation!
Food Health Rothschild Adults

Still Life Sketching

Mon., 9/24/18, 1pm - Wed., 9/26/18, 4pm @ MCPL Athens
All-Ages Event Drop-in Sketch a variety of still life drawings during this creative all-ages event!
Art Hands-on Activities Activities Athens Adults Children Tweens Teens

Book Club: "Wonder" by R. J. Palacio

Tue., 10/9/18, 2pm - 3pm @ MCPL Hatley
Adult Event Join our Hatley Branch Book Club in October to discuss "Wonder," about a young boy with facial differences who attends a public school for the first time after years of homeschooling.
Book Club Hatley Adults

Book Club: "The Bright Hour" by Nina Riggs

Thu., 10/11/18, 6:30pm - 8pm @ MCPL Athens
Adult Event Drop by the Athens Branch for a lively discussion of "The Bright Hour," about a woman's journey living with a terminal cancer diagnosis.
Book Club Athens Adults

Book Club: "Rebecca" by Daphne du Maurier

Mon., 10/15/18, 1pm - 2pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Adult Event Join us for a discussion of "Rebecca," about a young woman who marries, but her husband and his staff cannot shake the memory of his former wife, Rebecca.
Book Club Mosinee Adults

Book Club: "The Good Nurse" by Charles Graeber

Tue., 11/13/18, 2pm - 3pm @ MCPL Hatley
Adult Event Join our Hatley Branch Book Club in November to discuss this book, about a nurse who killed hundreds of people over the course of 16 years.
Book Club Hatley Adults

Book Club: "Kiss Carlo" by Adriana Trigiani

Mon., 11/19/18, 1pm - 2pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Adult Event Join us for a discussion of "Kiss Carlo," about a family whose lives change dramatically after the delivery of a telegram.
Book Club Mosinee Adults

Book Club: "A Christmas Carol" by Charles Dickens

Tue., 12/11/18, 2pm - 3pm @ MCPL Hatley
Adult Event Join our Hatley Branch Book Club in December to discuss this classic holiday tale!
Book Club Hatley Adults

Book Club: "An Irish Country Christmas" by Patrick Taylor

Mon., 12/17/18, 1pm - 2pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Adult Event Join us for a discussion of "An Irish Country Christmas," about a doctor who faces competition from a new physician in town during the holiday season.
Book Club Mosinee Adults