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Holiday hours: All MCPL locations will be closed Sun.-Tue., 12/24-12/26.

Events: Edgar


Letters to Santa

Children's Event Drop-in Children are encouraged to write letters to Santa Claus and drop them off at participating MCPL locations this holiday season!
Holiday Writing Edgar Children Grades K 5 Preschool

Home School Huddle

Children's Event Drop-in Families of homeschooled children can hear stories, read, and participate in various activities related to the areas of science, technology, engineering, arts, and math.
More events in this series (18). » Hands-on Activities Science Edgar Children

Book Club: "The Underground Railroad" by Colson Whitehead

Thu., 12/14/17, 11:30am - 12:30pm @ MCPL Edgar
Adult Event Join us as we discuss this award-winning book, about a young slave trying to find the road to freedom!
Book Club Edgar Adults

Play and Learn

Children's Event Children of all ages are invited to use their imagination and creativity! These fun-filled, 90-minute programs feature a different story each week, followed by songs and supplemental activities. Offered in partnership with the Family Resource Center.
More events in this series (117). » Story Time Edgar Children Preschool

Kirigami Paper Art

Mon., 1/8/18, 6pm - 7pm @ MCPL Edgar
Adult Event Adults are invited to learn the art of kirigami (folding and cutting paper) at our Edgar Branch! Free, with all supplies provided.
Art Activities Hands-on Activities Edgar Adults

Book Club: "The Christmas Train" by David Baldacci

Thu., 1/11/18, 11:30am - 12:30pm @ MCPL Edgar
Adult Event Join us for a discussion of this book, about a man who must take a train in order to make it home to see his girlfriend by Christmas.
Book Club Edgar Adults

Family Adventure Night: Froggy and Friends

Mon., 1/15/18, 6pm - 7pm @ MCPL Edgar
Children's Event Hear stories about Froggy and Friends read by library staff and make themed crafts during our monthly Family Adventure Night!
Activities Art Story Time Family Fun Night Edgar Children Preschool

Family Story Time

Children's Event Bring your entire family to story time! Children of all ages and parents/guardians are welcome to this 30-minute program. Enjoy learning with all of your children through stories, songs and other literature-based activities.
More events in this series (170). » Activities Story Time Family Story Time Edgar Children Preschool

"Love in Six Words" Story Contest

Mon., 1/29/18 - Fri., 2/9/18, 5pm @ All MCPL Locations
Adult Event Drop-in Show us what love means to you in six words with the return of our "Love in Six Words" story contest. Three entries per person, top five get shared in the library and on social media.
Activities Holiday Writing Contest None 0 All Locations Adults

Book Club: "I Never Had It Made" by Jackie Robinson

Thu., 2/8/18, 11:30am - 12:30pm @ MCPL Edgar
Adult Event Join us for a discussion of this autobiography of baseball legend Jackie Robinson!
Book Club Edgar Adults

Family Adventure Night: Clifford and Other Red Things!

Mon., 2/12/18, 6pm - 7pm @ MCPL Edgar
Children's Event Hear stories about Clifford the Big Red Dog read by library staff and make themed crafts during our monthly Family Adventure Night!
Activities Art Crafts Story Time Family Fun Night Edgar Children Preschool

Book Club: "The Paris Architect" by Charles Belfoure

Thu., 3/8/18, 11:30am - 12:30pm @ MCPL Edgar
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 Edgar Adults

Family Adventure Night: Wild Kratts Adventures

Mon., 3/12/18, 6pm - 7pm @ MCPL Edgar
Children's Event Hear stories and make fun crafts related to the PBS Kids show "Wild Kratts" during our monthly Family Adventure Night!
Activities Art Crafts Story Time Family Fun Night Edgar Children Preschool

Passport Event

Mon., 3/19/18, 3pm - 7pm @ MCPL Edgar
Adult Event Drop-in Residents of Edgar and its surrounding communities will have a chance to apply for a U.S. passport locally during a special one-day-only application event at the Marathon County Public Library! Appointments taken, not required.
Passports Edgar Adults

Family Adventure Night: Dinosaur Train

Mon., 4/9/18, 6pm - 7pm @ MCPL Edgar
Children's Event Hear stories about trains and make fun crafts related to the PBS Kids show "Dinosaur Train" during our monthly Family Adventure Night!
Activities Art Crafts Story Time Family Fun Night Edgar Children Preschool

Duct Tape and Washi Tape Palooza!

Teen Event Teens are invited to make magnets, wallets, bookmarks and more, all out of duct tape and washi tape! Free, with all supplies provided.
More events in this series (1). » Activities Crafts Hands-on Activities National Library Week Edgar Teens

Family Adventure Night: Arthur and Friends!

Mon., 5/14/18, 6pm - 7pm @ MCPL Edgar
Children's Event Hear stories and make crafts from the Arthur books and the PBS Kids series "Arthur" during our monthly Family Adventure Night!
Activities Art Crafts Story Time Family Fun Night Edgar Children Preschool