Marathon County Public Library

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Holiday hours: All MCPL locations will be closed Sat.-Mon., 9/1-9/3.

Kids' Corner

Events: Rothschild

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.

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Book Club: "Ethan Frome" by Edith Wharton

Adult Event Join us for the monthly book club at the library! In the month of August, we'll read and discuss Edith Wharton's 1911 novel about a tragic love triangle. New people are always welcome!

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Needle Arts at the Library

Adult Event Drop-in Knitters, crocheters, and crafters of all ages and experience levels are invited to gather to create and socialize!

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Play and Learn

Children's Event Children of all ages are invited to use their imagination and creativity! These fun-filled, 60-90 minute programs feature a different story each week, followed by songs and supplemental activities. Offered in partnership with the Family Resource Center.

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LEGO® Block Party

Children's Event Drop-in Children of all ages and their families are invited to build creative projects using LEGO blocks! All blocks will be provided. Free and no registration required.

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Library Learning
Libby E-Books

Adult Event Learn how to use the Libby app to checkout and download e-books and audiobooks for free with your library card!

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3D Paper Sculptures

Children's Event Drop-in Children of all ages are invited to drop in at the library to explore the wonderful versatility of paper and create three dimensional paper sculptures.

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Book Club: "The Orphan's Tale" by Pam Jenoff

Adult Event Join us for the monthly book club at the library! In September, we'll read and discuss "The Orphan's Tale" by Pam Jenoff, and new people are always welcome!

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Teen Book Club: "A Dog's Purpose" by W. Bruce Cameron

Teen Event Join us for our monthly Teen Book Club, where we'll discuss this heartwarming tale about the bond between a dog and his humans.

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Family Game Day

All-Ages Event Drop-in Bring your family to the library for a fun day of gaming! Board and card games for all ages will be available.

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Scrapbook Night

Adult Event Do you love scrapbooking but lack the time or space to finish your projects? Stop by the library and work on it with other like-minded "scrappers."

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Not-Too-Spooky Family Story Time

Children's Event Join us for a special story time with stories and crafts appropriate for the fall holiday season!

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Book Club: "Killers of the Flower Moon" by David Grann

Adult Event Stop by the library for a lively discussion of this best-selling book!

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Teen Book Club: "The Graveyard Book" by Neil Gaiman

Teen Event Join us for our monthly Teen Book Club, where we'll discuss this eerie tale about a boy who is raised by the ghosts and other supernatural entities that inhabit a graveyard.

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Book Speed Dating

Teen Event Teens can find their next read by sampling a variety of books during Book Speed Dating!

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Leaf and Pumpkin Mosaic Craft

Children's Event Drop-in Kids can make their own unique pumpkin and autumn leaf mosaics using seeds, beans and more!

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Escape Room Family Adventure

Children's Event Test your problem-solving and teamwork skills as a family as you try to get out of our escape room! Free, with registration required.

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Book Club: "The Rosie Project" by Graeme Simsion

Adult Event Join us for the monthly book club at the library! In the month of November, we'll read and discuss this novel, about an eccentric professor who develops a project in order to find himself the perfect wife.

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Teen Book Club: "Eleanor & Park" by Rainbow Rowell

Teen Event Join us for our monthly Teen Book Club, where we'll discuss this teen romance, about two social outcasts who fall in love in 1986.

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Teen Book Club: "Wonder" by R. J. Palacio

Teen Event Join us for our monthly Teen Book Club, where we'll discuss this novel, about a fifth grader with facial differences who enters public school for the first time.

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