Marathon County Public Library

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Events: Community

Pennies For Animals

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 at the Children's Desk, and kids can vote on the recipient!

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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.

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Free Family Pool Day

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.

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What Was Social Media Before Computers?

Adult Event Drop-in Join local historian Ronald Draeger as he talks about the ways people stayed in contact with one another in the pre-computer era!

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

Adult Event Drop-in 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.

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Wisconsin Remembers: The Vietnam War Memorial Wall

Teen & Adult Event Drop-in Stop by the library to view the Vietnam War traveling wall, which features a photo of every Wisconsin veteran killed in the line of duty during the Vietnam War.

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Meet a Local Police Officer Story Time!

Children's Event Drop-in Meet a local police officer and hear stories about firefighters, police officers and other public servants!

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Fire Safety Story Time

Children's Event Drop-in Celebrate Fire Prevention Week by hearing stories about fire safety, then meet a real-life firefighter during this special story time!

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