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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

CANCELED: Life Can Take You Higher Than Drugs!

Wed., 4/25/18, 10:30am - 11am @ Spencer High School
Teen Event This event has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience. Teens can learn about the dangers of drug use during a free presentation at Spencer High School.
Off-site Community Social Issues Spencer High School Teens

Needle Arts at the Library

Adult Event Drop-in Knitters of all ages and experience levels are invited to gather to work on a variety of needle arts projects and socializing at MCPL! And it's not just for knitters - crocheters and other fans of the needle arts are invited, too!
More events in this series (10). » Activities Community Crafts Hands-on Learning Wausau Adults

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

Pennies For Animals

Mon., 6/11/18, 9am - Sat., 8/11/18, 5pm @ MCPL Wausau
Children's Event Drop-in Over the summer children will have the chance to help animals in need starting in our area! We will be accepting pennies and other monetary donations in a jar during ... (read more)
Community Animals Wausau Children Tweens

Kindness Rocks: A Rock Painting Party

Children's 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 Marathon City Children Grades K 5 Tweens

"Rock Around Spencer" Geology Tour!

Mon., 7/9/18 - Fri., 7/13/18 @ MCPL Spencer
Kids & Teens Event Drop-in Visit our Spencer Branch for clues, then embark on a geology trek around the Village of Spencer during this week-long event!
Nature Outdoors Community Slp Activities Off Site Spencer Children Teens Tweens

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

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

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

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