Marathon County Public Library

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ATTENTION: All MCPL locations will be closed Mon., 1/21, for MLK 'Day On.'

Events: Drop In

Fiber Arts

Adult Event Drop-in Community members are invited to gather at the library to work on fiber arts projects, share projects with each other and try free crochet lessons. Yarn and a limited number of other supplies are provided, and new participants are always welcome!

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Snowflake Craft Day

All-Ages Event Drop-in Patrons of all ages can make their own decorative snowflakes out of paper or with pipe cleaners and beads! All supplies provided.

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Women's Night Out: "Pachinko" by Min Jin Lee

Adult Event Drop-in Participate in a lively discussion of an eclectic mix of books with the Women's Night Out book club!

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Readers of Classic Lit Book Club: "Anna Karenina" by Leo Tolstoy

Adult Event Drop-in Take part in a lively discussion of some of history's greatest works of literature, including Tolstoy's classic novel of contemporary life in Russia and of humanity in general.

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Winter Fest

Children's Event Drop-in Stop by the library during Wausau's Winter Fest to hear stories and make some fun crafts!

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Family Game Day

All-Ages Event Drop-in Bring your family to the library for a fun day of gaming! Board and card games for all ages will be available.

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LEGO® Block Party

Children's Event Drop-in Children of all ages and their families are invited to build creative projects using LEGO blocks! All blocks will be provided. Free and no registration required.

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International Puzzle Day

All-Ages Event Drop-in Celebrate International Puzzle Day with a variety of puzzles for all ages at the library!

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Duct Tape DIY

Children's Event Drop-in Drop by the library anytime between 4-7 p.m. to create a fun (and maybe useful!) craft out of duct tape, like a wallet and more! Free and all supplies provided.

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TAG - Teen Advisory Group!

Teen Event Drop-in Teens are welcome to meet others, volunteer and help plan library programs through our Teen Advisory Group (TAG). Meetings monthly

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Create a Valentine!

All-Ages Event Drop-in Make your own handmade valentines using a variety of craft supplies! Free, with all supplies provided.

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Friends of MCPL Book Sale

Adult Event Drop-in It's time again for the Friends of the Marathon County Public Library book sale!

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Spa Night

All-Ages Event Drop-in This event has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  • CANCELED: Tue., 2/12/19, 4:30–6:30pm @ MCPL Stratford

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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!

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Women's Night Out: "The Education of Will" by Patricia McConnell

Adult Event Drop-in Take part in a lively discussion of an eclectic mix of fiction and non-fiction with the Women's Night Out book club!

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Mid-Winter Craft Day

Children's Event Drop-in Young people can still work their brains and creativity with crafts on this no-school day!

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Readers of Classic Lit Book Club: "O Pioneers!" by Willa Cather

Adult Event Drop-in Take part in a lively discussion of some of history's greatest works of literature, including Cather's prototype feminist novel!

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Art Cluster Reception

Kids & Adults Event Drop-in Parents and other family members are invited to view and celebrate their child's artwork which was created as part of Wasuau School District's Art Cluster program.

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Teen Tech Week: Let's Get Animated!

Teen Event Drop-in Teens can drop in to make their own graphic novels and comic strips during Teen Tech Week!

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Month of Crafts and Coloring

Children's Event Drop-in Kids can celebrate National Craft Month with a different craft project each week and coloring pages all month long at the library!

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Needle Felting Workshop

Teen & Adult Event Drop-in Adults and teens are welcome to drop by the library to discover and learn the basics of needle felting.

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Spring Craft Day

Children's Event Drop-in Stop in on this no-school day to make a variety of spring-themed crafts!

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Passport Event

Adult Event Registration Required Drop-in Apply for a U.S. passport locally during a special one-day-only application event!

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Recycled Magazine Crafts

All-Ages Event Drop-in Find a fun, creative use for old magazines and newspapers and recycle at the same time!

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Creative Journals

Teen & Adult Event Drop-in Journals contain some of our most personal thoughts, and patrons not only have the opportunity to make their own journal, but also to personalize it with decorations!

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Health and Wellness Club: Organize Your Life!

Teen & Adult Event Drop-in Stop by our monthly health and wellness club to discuss a wide range of topics with others, including April's discussion about ways to organize your time and home!

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Show Us Your Bookface!

Kids & Adults Event Drop-in Take a bookface selfie that you can post on social media for others to see!​

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3D Paper Sculptures

Children's Event Drop-in Children of all ages are invited to explore the wonderful versatility of paper and create three-dimensional paper sculptures!

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Building Challenges

Children's Event Drop-in See what you can build using a variety of household items during this week-long building challenge!

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Science Marvels

Children's Event Drop-in Kids can stop in to the library to perform their own zany science experiments, with all supplies provided!

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Wordstock: Three Days of Peace and Poetry

All-Ages Event Drop-in Attend this three-day poetry event, where different poetry activities will be offered for all ages each day!

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Superhero Celebration

Children's Event Drop-in Make superhero-themed crafts and color themed pages to celebrate National Superhero Day!

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Create a Mother's Day Card!

Children's Event Drop-in Kids can make a card for the maternal figure in their life, with all supplies provided!

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