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Outdoor Family Story Time: Marathon City

Children Bring your family to a series of outdoor story times at the library!

  • Thu., 7/7/22, 10:3011 a.m. @ MCPL Marathon City
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History Chats: The Unincorporated Places of Marathon County

Adults The Marathon County Historical Society's weekly History Chats in July will take an interesting look at communities throughout the county that aren't quite cities, but much more than a ghost town!

  • Attend Thu., 7/7/22, 12:3012:45 p.m. @ Online (See event details.)
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blue whale

Grab & Go
Blue Whale Week

Children Drop-in Stop by the library in July to pick up a fun SLP craft kit and make your own blue whale with a few simple supplies!

  • 7/117/16/22 @ MCPL Marathon City

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treasure chest

Grab & Go
Jeweled Treasure Chest

Children Drop-in Discover "Oceans of Possibilities" during MCPL's Summer Library Program and pick up this grab and go kit at any location to make your own jeweled treasure chest!

  • 7/17/30/22 @ All MCPL Locations

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sea salt scrub

Grab & Go
Mountain-to-Sea Salt Scrub

Adults & Teens Drop-in Do your skin a favor and stop by any MCPL location in July to pick up a salt scrub grab and go kit!

  • 7/17/30/22 @ All MCPL Locations

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Book Club: "Such a Fun Age" by Kiley Reid

Adults Join fellow readers and the library staff to discuss Kiley Reid's acclaimed and popular novel!

  • Mon., 7/11/22, 5:456:45 p.m. @ MCPL Marathon City

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lettuce in a garden

Romaine Calm & Garden On: Managing Weeds

Adults Registration Join Extension Marathon County for an in-depth, virtual course on beginner gardening! Classes run March-September, including this July 20 class on managing weeds in the garden. Registration required.

  • Register Wed., 7/20/22, 1011 a.m. @ Online (See event details.)
  • Register Wed., 7/20/22, 67 p.m. @ Online (See event details.)
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colored chalk

Sidewalk Chalk Art

Children Drop-in Help brighten up the sidewalk outside several of our MCPL branches this summer!

  • 8/18/6/22 @ MCPL Marathon City

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Book Club: "The Lager Queen of Minnesota" by J. Ryan Stradal

Adults Join fellow readers and the library staff in a discussion of J. Ryan Stradal's (author of "Kitchens of the Great Midwest"), "The Lager Queen of Minnesota!"

  • Mon., 8/8/22, 5:456:45 p.m. @ MCPL Marathon City

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Virtual Book Club
"The Midnight Library" by Matt Haig

Adults Join the library staff and other book lovers for an engaging, virtual discussion of our August book club selection, "The Midnight Library" by Matt Haig!

  • Attend Mon., 8/15/22, 23 p.m. @ GoToMeeting (Online)

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craft goldfish

Grab & Go
3D Goldfish

Children Drop-in Stop by any MCPL location in August for our final SLP grab and go kit of the summer as we explore "Oceans of Possibilities!" This month, our craft will be a 3D goldfish!

  • 8/18/31/22 @ All MCPL Locations

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rope

Grab & Go
Knotted Sailor Bracelet

Adults & Teens Drop-in Anchors away with our August grab and go craft for adults (perhaps for teens, too!) Stop by any MCPL location and pick up a kit to make your own sailor bracelet!

  • 8/18/31/22 @ All MCPL Locations

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Book Club: "The Martian" by Andy Weir

Adults Join fellow readers and our Marathon City staff for a discussion of Andy Weir's interstellar thriller The Martian!

  • Mon., 9/12/22, 5:456:45 p.m. @ MCPL Marathon City

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Readers Are Writers: Tween Writing Group

Children Registration Drop-in Tweens ages 8-14 are invited to participate in a new virtual writing group with activities tailored to their age group and new content each month! Registration is required.

  • Register 9/19/30/22 @ Online (See event details.)
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