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Holiday hours: All MCPL locations will be closed Sun.-Tue., 12/24-12/26.

Events: Marathon City


Letters to Santa

Children's Event Drop-in Children are encouraged to write letters to Santa Claus and drop them off at participating MCPL locations this holiday season!
Holiday Writing Marathon City Children Grades K 5 Preschool

Create Your Own Holiday Cards

Adult Event Drop-in Patrons of all ages can make their own handmade holiday cards using a variety supplies! Free, with all supplies provided.
Holiday Hands-on Activities Activities Marathon City Adults Children Teens Tweens

Needle Arts at the Library

Adult Event Knitters and crocheters are invited to gather for a night of crafts and socializing! Free and open to the public, and participants are asked to bring their own supplies.
More events in this series (23). » Crafts Hands-on Learning Marathon City Adults

Holiday Story Time

Children's Event Celebrate the season with a holiday-themed story time featuring stories, songs and crafts!
Crafts Holiday Story Time Marathon City Children Preschool

Book Club: "1984" by George Orwell

Mon., 1/8/18, 5:45pm - 6:45pm @ MCPL Marathon City
Adult Event Join us for our monthly book club at MCPL Marathon City! For the month of January, we'll be reading "1984" by George Orwell! Free, with new members always welcome! Call 715-443-2775 for more information.
Book Club Marathon City Adults

Family Story Time

Children's Event Bring your entire family to story time! Children of all ages and parents/guardians are welcome to this 30-minute program. Enjoy learning with all of your children through stories, songs and other literature-based activities.
More events in this series (170). » Story Time Family Story Time Marathon City Children Preschool

Community Writing Competition

Mon., 1/22/18 - Tue., 5/29/18 @ MCPL Marathon City
Adult Event Drop-in Calling all local writers! Submit your entry for a writing competition in fiction, poetry and creative non-fiction. Winners' work published in a local paper!
Writing Contest Marathon City Adults Teen

Word Play!

Mon., 1/22/18, 10am - 6:45pm @ MCPL Marathon City
Children's Event Drop-in Kids, tweens and teens are invited to play fun vocabulary-building board games or to work on word puzzles like crosswords, word searches and word chains!
Activities Games Marathon City Children Grades K 5 Teens Tweens

Polar Bear Story Time

Thu., 1/25/18, 10:30am - 11:30am @ MCPL Marathon City
Children's Event Kids and families can attend this special story time featuring polar bear stories, songs and crafts!
Crafts Story Time Family Story Time Animals Hands-on Activities Activities Marathon City Children Preschool

"Love in Six Words" Story Contest

Mon., 1/29/18 - Fri., 2/9/18, 5pm @ All MCPL Locations
Adult Event Drop-in Show us what love means to you in six words with the return of our "Love in Six Words" story contest. Three entries per person, top five get shared in the library and on social media.
Activities Holiday Writing Contest None 0 All Locations Adults

Create a Valentine!

Children's Event Drop-in Make your own handmade valentines using a variety of craft supplies! Free, with all supplies provided.
Art Crafts Holiday Valentines Day Create A Valentine Marathon City Adults Children Teens Tweens

Valentine's Day Story Time

Children's Event Celebrate Valentine's Day with a special story time featuring stories, songs and a craft! Free, with all supplies provided.
Crafts Story Time Valentines Day Hands-on Activities Marathon City Children Preschool

Book Club: "The Boy in the Striped Pajamas" by John Boyne

Mon., 2/12/18, 5:45pm - 6:45pm @ MCPL Marathon City
Adult Event Join us for our monthly book club at MCPL Marathon City! For the month of February, we'll be reading "The Boy in the Striped Pajamas" by John Boyne! Free, with new members always welcome! Call 715-443-2775 for more information.
Book Club Marathon City Adults

Little House on the Prairie Party!

Fri., 2/23/18, 1pm - 4pm @ MCPL Marathon City
Children's Event Kids can celebrate the "Little House on the Prairie" series by hearing stories, making crafts related to the books and playing old-fashioned games!
Activities Games History Hands-on Activities Activities Marathon City Children Grades K 5

Scratch Art Creations

Mon., 3/5/18 - Sat., 3/10/18 @ MCPL Marathon City
Children's Event Drop-in Kids can make bookmarks, drawings and other works of art using scratch art paper! Free, with all supplies provided.
Art Activities Marathon City Children Grades K 5

Book Club: "In the Shadow of the Banyan" by Vaddey Ratner

Mon., 3/12/18, 5:45pm - 6:45pm @ MCPL Marathon City
Adult Event Join us for our monthly book club at MCPL Marathon City! For the month of March, we'll be reading "In the Shadow of the Banyan" by Vaddey Ratner! Free, with new members always welcome! Call 715-443-2775 for more information.
Book Club Marathon City Adults

Kids Needle Arts Night

Wed., 3/21/18, 4pm - 6:45pm @ MCPL Marathon City
Children's Event Kids, tweens and teens are invited to learn the basics of knitting and create a knitted headband during this free intro at our Marathon City Branch!
Crafts Hands-on Learning Marathon City Children Grades K 5 Tweens Teens

Book Club: "Felicity" by Mary Oliver

Mon., 4/9/18, 5:45pm - 6:45pm @ MCPL Marathon City
Adult Event Join us for our monthly book club at MCPL Marathon City! For the month of April, we'll be reading "Felicity" by Mary Oliver! Free, with new members always welcome! Call 715-443-2775 for more information.
Book Club Poetry Marathon City Adults