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Events: Marathon

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Community Writing Project

Adults & Teens Drop-in The world is living through unprecedented times and many of us are affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. But MCPL is encouraging people to channel some of that concern and chaos into something creative!

  • 3/234/24/20 @ All MCPL Locations

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Virtual Story Time

Children Just because MCPL is currently closed doesn't mean we can't share stories with each other: Join us for virtual story time!

  • Mon., 3/30/20, 1010:15 a.m. @ Facebook (Online)
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Find Your Next Book With MCPL & Facebook

Adults Drop-in Let us help you find your next book on Facebook! While Facebook won't tell you what to read next, ask us for recommendations during this special social media event.

  • Tue., 3/31/20, 13 p.m. @ Facebook (Online)

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Aquarium Trivia for Kids!

Children Kids can learn about the aquarium at the library during this virtual trivia event!

  • Wed., 4/1/20, 22:30 p.m. @ Facebook (Online)

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art and craft supplies

CANCELED: Spring Craft Week

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

  • CANCELED: 3/23–3/28/20 @ MCPL Marathon City

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CANCELED: Family Story Time

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

  • CANCELED: Thu., 4/2/20, 10:30–11 a.m. @ MCPL Marathon City
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CANCELED: Mission STEAM: Electronic Synth Kit

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

  • CANCELED: 4/6–4/10/20 @ MCPL Marathon City

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CANCELED: Medicare Basics

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

  • CANCELED: Mon., 4/6/20, 5–7 p.m. @ MCPL Marathon City

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CANCELED: Book Club: "The Buried Giant" by Kazuo Ishiguro

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

  • CANCELED: Mon., 4/13/20, 5:45–6:45 p.m. @ MCPL Marathon City

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yarn project and knitting supplies

CANCELED: Needle Arts

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

  • CANCELED: Tue., 4/21/20, 11 a.m.–1 p.m. @ MCPL Marathon City

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DIY Seed Bombs

All-Ages Make seed bombs to plant in the Earth during this DIY event!

  • Wed., 4/22/20, 46 p.m. @ MCPL Marathon City

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CANCELED: Animal Erasure Paintings

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

  • CANCELED: Thu., 4/23/20, 11 a.m.–4 p.m. @ MCPL Marathon City

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Honor Flight Mail Call

All-Ages Drop-in Make cards and letter to be given to local veterans returning on the Honor Flight in May!

  • 5/15/9/20 @ MCPL Marathon City

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Make Your Own Notebook

Kids & Teens Drop-in Make and decorate your own notebook, journal or diary during Screen-Free Week!

  • 5/45/9/20 @ MCPL Marathon City

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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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Who's Responsible for All This Waste?

Adults Join us at the library for a presentation on Marathon County's Solid Waste Department with its director, Meleesa Johnson, and learn how to play a role in waste reduction!

  • Wed., 5/6/20, 5:306:30 p.m. @ MCPL Marathon City

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Create Your Own BB-8

Children Drop-in Make a paper BB-8 during this Star Wars-themed event!

  • Fri., 5/8/20, 10 a.m.4 p.m. @ MCPL Marathon City

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Book Club: "The Library Book" by Susan Orlean

Adults Attend a lively discussion at the library book club's pick for the month of May!

  • Mon., 5/11/20, 5:456:45 p.m. @ MCPL Marathon City

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Vermicomposting: Easy, Year-Round Composting for the Garden

Adults Learn about the process of composting with worms - which might sound gross but is actually super easy and clean, provides rich soil for your garden and can be done throughout the year!

  • Wed., 5/20/20, 5:306:30 p.m. @ MCPL Marathon City

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LEGO® Block Party

Children Drop-in Children of all ages and their families are invited to build creative projects using LEGO blocks! All blocks will be provided.

  • Fri., 6/5/20, 13 p.m. @ MCPL Marathon City
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Book Club: "Educated" by Tara Westover

Adults Attend a lively discussion at the library book club's pick for the month of June!

  • Mon., 6/8/20, 5:456:45 p.m. @ MCPL Marathon City

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DIY Fairy House

Adults & Teens Drop-in Decorate a fairy house using a variety of supplies!

  • Wed., 6/10/20, 17 p.m. @ MCPL Marathon City

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Kids Craft Week: Fairy Houses

Children Drop-in Decorate a fairy house using a variety of supplies!

  • 6/156/20/20 @ MCPL Marathon City

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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!

  • Thu., 6/18/20, 1011 a.m. @ Marathon Elementary

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Mission STEAM: Ozobot Robots!

Kids & Teens Drop-in Work with a smart robots during this week of STEAM!

  • 6/226/27/20 @ MCPL Marathon City

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Fairy Bottle

Children Drop-in Create a little piece of magic with a bright and sparkly fairy bottle!

  • Tue., 6/23/20, 122 p.m. @ MCPL Marathon City

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Kids Craft Week: Fire-Breathing Dragons

Children Drop-in Craft your own dragon during this week-long event!

  • 7/67/11/20 @ MCPL Marathon City

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Duke Otherwise

Children Join spirited musician Duke Otherwise for fun shows filled with music, dancing and more!

  • Tue., 7/7/20, 1011 a.m. @ Marathon Elementary

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Book Club: "Howards End" by E.M. Forster

Adults Attend a lively discussion at the library book club's pick for the month of July!

  • Mon., 7/13/20, 5:456:45 p.m. @ MCPL Marathon City

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Tom Pease

Children Get ready for a great performance by beloved children's musician Tom Pease!

  • Tue., 7/14/20, 1011 a.m. @ Marathon Elementary

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Make Your Own Lavender Gnome

Adults & Teens Drop-in Craft a lavender-scented gnome, with all supplies provided.

  • 7/157/16/20 @ MCPL Marathon City

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Kids Craft Week: DIY Unicorns

Children Drop-in Make your own colorful, sparkly unicorn during this craft event!

  • 7/207/25/20 @ MCPL Marathon City

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Unicorn Sparkle & Shine Story Time

Children Hear stories about unicorns and make crafts during this magical story time!

  • Thu., 7/23/20, 10:3011:30 a.m. @ MCPL Marathon City

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Kids Craft Week: Dragon Eyes

Children Drop-in Craft dragon during this free week-long event!

  • 8/38/8/20 @ MCPL Marathon City

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Book Club: "Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine" by Gail Honeyman

Adults Attend a lively discussion at the library book club's pick for the month of August!

  • Mon., 8/10/20, 5:456:45 p.m. @ MCPL Marathon City

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Create You Own Crown!

Children Drop-in Make and decorate your own royal crown!

  • Thu., 8/13/20, 10 a.m.4 p.m. @ MCPL Marathon City

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Mission STEAM: Lego WeDo

Kids & Teens Drop-in Work with programmable LEGO blocks during this week of STEAM!

  • 8/218/28/20 @ MCPL Marathon City

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