Marathon County Public Library

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Holiday hours: All MCPL locations will be closed by 5pm on Wed., 11/21, and closed all day Thu., 11/22.

Events: Hands On Learning

Jack and Jane Learn To Read: A Month of Historic Children's Readers

Adult Event Drop-in Visit the library throughout the month of November to see historic children's books on display!

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Needle 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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Stratford Stitchers & Rippers

Kids & Teens Event Do some math work with your patchwork! Join us every other Tuesday in Stratford to discover the beauty of math through the art of quilting!

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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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Hobbies and Crafts Night

All-Ages 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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Glitter, Glow and Dance Party

Children's Event Visit the library for a story time and craft event filled with all things sparkly, glittery and shiny!

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Knitting Without Needles

All-Ages Event Drop-in Make your own knitted accessories by finger knitting and arm knitting at the library!

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Book Folding Art

Teen & Adult Event Drop-in Learn how to fold paper into certain creative designs during this free event!

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Health and Wellness Club: Cures For The Winter Blues

Adult Event Start the new year off right with a discussion of health and wellness goals, natural remedies and more!

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Library Learning
Intro to Libby and the World of E-Books!

Adult Event Did you know thousands of books and audiobooks are available to download for free with a few taps or clicks on your computer, smartphone or tablet? It's true!

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Marble Maze Run

Children's Event Kids can build their own marble maze runs and test them out during this fun building program! Free, with all supplies provided.

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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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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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Library Learning
Introduction to Microsoft Excel

Adult Event Microsoft Excel can be used for many things, from creating simple lists to calculating budgets. Learn more about it during this free class!

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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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Magnet Painting for Kids

Children's Event Children are invited to drop in at the library for this fun, hands-on artistic learning activity.

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Library Learning
Facebook Fundamentals Part 1

Adult Event Do you ever feel like you're missing out on things because you're not on Facebook? Would you like to learn how to use Facebook to better connect with family and friends? We can help!

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MCPL DIY
Wearable Art Spring Shawl

Teen & Adult Event Spend an afternoon with our fiber arts group and learn how to create your very own spring shawl.

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Library Learning
Basics of the iPhone and iPad

Adult Event Do you have an Apple iPhone or iPad, or thinking about buying one, and want to learn more about how they work? We want to help!

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Natural Body Care Recipes: How to Make Your Own

Teen & Adult Event Join us for a creative evening at the library where we will teach you the basics of making your very own natural beauty products for hair, skin and body.

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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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Kids' Needle Arts Night: Dry Felting

Kids & Teens Event Kids, tweens and teens can learn how to do dry felting and make their own project, with all supplies provided!

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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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