Marathon County Public Library

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Events: History


100 Years of Wedding Dresses

Mon., 4/23/18, 6:30pm - 7:30pm @ MCPL Spencer
Adult Event Anna Chilsen-Straub from the Marathon County Historical Society will talk about and show off wedding dresses from the past 100 years!
History Spencer Adults

Friends of MCPL Book Sale

Thu., 5/3/18, 5pm - Sun., 5/6/18, 4pm @ MCPL Wausau
Adult Event Drop-in Stop by the library for great deals on gently used books, movies, music and more! Members-only sale Thursday, open to the public Friday-Sunday.
Art Book Sale Crafts Food History Movie Music Poetry Social Issues Wausau Adults

MCPL Live: Mourning Dayze and Wisconsin Rock 'n' Roll

Tue., 6/5/18, 6pm - 8pm @ MCPL Wausau
Adult Event Members of the Wisconsin garage rock band Mourning Dayze will join us to talk about their new book and bringing rock 'n' roll to the people over several decades.
History Music Mcpl Live Wausau Adults

The Fromm Brothers & Their Fur Farm

Thu., 6/21/18, 6:30pm - 7:30pm @ MCPL Spencer
Adult Event Learn the history of a Marathon County landmark that was, at one time, the largest silver fox and mink farm in the United States! The presentation will be led by Ben Clark of the Marathon County Historical Society.
History Local History Spencer Adults

The Life of Mozart

Children's Event A historically accurate, fun-filled play about one of the greatest musical geniuses who ever lived, presented by the Traveling Lantern Theatre Company!
Theatre History Slp Music Wausau Children

Book Club: "Rosemary" by Kate Clifford Larson

Mon., 8/20/18, 1pm - 2pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Adult Event Drop by our Mosinee Branch for a discussion of our monthly book club selection. No need to register beforehand and new people are always welcome!
Book Club Book Club History Mosinee Adults

What Was Social Media Before Computers?

Tue., 9/4/18, 9am - 10am @ MCPL Spencer
Adult Event Join local historian Ronald Draeger as he talks about the ways people stayed in contact with one another in the pre-computer era!
History Local History Community Spencer Adults

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

Tue., 9/11/18, 6pm - 8pm @ MCPL Wausau
Adult Event 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.
Community History Social Issues Wausau Adults