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Events: History

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CANCELED: Genealogy Hunters

Adults This event has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  • CANCELED: Wed., 4/8/20, 1–2:30 p.m. @ MCPL Stratford
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CANCELED: Friends of MCPL Saturday Sale

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

  • CANCELED: Sat., 4/18/20, 9:30 a.m.–1:30 p.m. @ MCPL Wausau
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CANCELED: The Traveling Trunk of Aprons

Adults This event has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  • CANCELED: Wed., 4/22/20, 5:30–6:30 p.m. @ MCPL Spencer

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Marathon County: Window Capital of the World

Adults Join us for a presentation by the Marathon County Historical Society about one of the county's lesser-known - but historically vital - industries: window manufacturing.

  • Tue., 5/5/20, 1011 a.m. @ MCPL Spencer
  • Tue., 6/23/20, 5:306:30 p.m. @ MCPL Mosinee

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Friends of MCPL Book Sale

All-Ages Drop-in It's time for the next Friends of the Marathon County Public Library book sale, where thousands of items will be for sale at low, low prices!

  • 5/65/9/20 @ MCPL Wausau

adults teens children book sale history movie music theatre travel writing »

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Dance the Night Away: A History of Local Ballrooms

Adults Hear about the history of local ballrooms!

  • Tue., 6/2/20, 1011 a.m. @ MCPL Spencer

adults history slp »

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Legends & Myths of Mount Olympus

Children Learn about the gods and goddesses of ancient Greece during this interactive play!

  • Thu., 6/11/20, 11 a.m.12 p.m. @ MCPL Rothschild
  • Thu., 6/11/20, 1:302:30 p.m. @ MCPL Rothschild
  • Tue., 7/14/20, 11 a.m.12 p.m. @ MCPL Wausau
  • Tue., 7/14/20, 23 p.m. @ MCPL Wausau

children grades k-5 history slp theatre »

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Women's Night Out
"The Only Woman in the Room" by Marie Benedict

Adults Drop-in Take part in a lively discussion of a wide variety of books with the Women's Night Out book club, including Marie Benedict's novel in June!

  • Mon., 6/15/20, 6:307:30 p.m. @ MCPL Wausau

adults book club history »

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Dinosaurs & Dragons

Children Did you know that dragons, the Cyclops, griffins, and many other mythological creatures were all inspired by real fossils? Join us to learn more during this fun hands-on presentation!

  • Tue., 6/16/20, 11 a.m.12 p.m. @ MCPL Wausau
  • Tue., 6/16/20, 23 p.m. @ MCPL Wausau
  • Wed., 6/17/20, 11 a.m.12 p.m. @ MCPL Mosinee
  • Wed., 6/17/20, 23 p.m. @ MCPL Hatley
  • Thu., 6/18/20, 1011 a.m. @ Marathon Elementary
  • Tue., 6/23/20, 1011 a.m. @ MCPL Spencer
  • Tue., 6/23/20, 1:302:30 p.m. @ MCPL Stratford
  • Thu., 6/25/20, 11 a.m.12 p.m. @ MCPL Rothschild
  • Thu., 6/25/20, 1:302:30 p.m. @ MCPL Rothschild
  • Wed., 7/29/20, 11 a.m.12 p.m. @ MCPL Athens
  • Wed., 7/29/20, 23 p.m. @ MCPL Edgar

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John Kinville & the Grey Eagles of Chippewa Falls

Adults Learn about a short-lived, all-female chapter of the KKK that operated in the '20s and '30s in Wisconsin.

  • Thu., 6/25/20, 6:307:45 p.m. @ MCPL Wausau

adults author visit history slp »

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The History of Tea

Adults Registration Learn how tea is made, about the various kinds and how to make your own!

  • Fri., 7/24/20, 11 a.m.12:30 p.m. @ MCPL Hatley

adults slp health history food »

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History of the Ladies Saxophone Band

Adults Learn about a band of women who left a lasting impression on music and education in central Wisconsin!

  • Tue., 7/28/20, 5:306:30 p.m. @ MCPL Mosinee

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Beyond Parsley, Sage, Rosemary & Thyme: Global Culinary Herbs

Adults Take a culinary trip around the world with a presentation by Extension Marathon County on cooking with herbs common outside of the United States.

  • Mon., 8/3/20, 67:30 p.m. @ MCPL Wausau

adults food gardening history »

book sale room

Friends of MCPL Book Sale

All-Ages Drop-in It's time for the next Friends of the Marathon County Public Library book sale, where thousands of items will be for sale at low, low prices!

  • 8/58/8/20 @ MCPL Wausau

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150 Years of the Wisconsin Valley Fair

Adults Look back on the history of the Wisconsin Valley Fair during this informative event!

  • Tue., 8/25/20, 5:306:30 p.m. @ MCPL Mosinee

adults history slp »