Please note: In the interest of patron and staff safety, there have been changes to the 2020 Summer Program due to COVID-19 (coronavirus) concerns:
- Large group events have been canceled for the summer.
Summer Reading Club has been discontinued to better allow for social distancing. We encourage all children to read 20-30 minutes a day on their own or with a parent / caregiver.
Write Your Story! Teen Summer 2020 Short Story Writing Contest
"Forever Garden" Woven Sunflower Project
Jack & the Beanstalk
Children Registration Drop-in Kids can plant their own bean at home and watch it grow throughout the summer, with supplies and instructions provided by the library via curbside pickup, as well as stories for budding green thumbs!
Virtual Story Time
Children Hear a variety of stories read by library staff live on Facebook!
Create Your Own Crown!
Little Grab & Go Treasures: DIY Pompom Coaster
Adults Drop-in Stop by the library in August to pick up a kit and create your own unique pompom coaster at home! Available curbside, no appointment needed, and part of our monthly "Little Treasures" craft offerings!
Summer Refrigerator Magnets
Virtual Book Club: "Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine"
Adults Attend a lively, virtual discussion at the library book club's pick for the month of August!
CANCELED: Needle Arts
Tue., 8/4/20, 1–4 p.m. @ MCPL Athens
Tue., 8/11/20, 2–5 p.m. @ MCPL Rothschild
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Virtual Book Club: "Before I Go to Sleep"
Adults Join the library Book Club in August for a virtual discussion of this book by S.J. Watson!
Book Club: "The Lager Queen of Minnesota"
Adults Stop by the library and to discuss the latest novel by best-selling author J. Ryan Stradal!
Virtual Book Club: "The Immortalists"
Adults Take part in a lively, virtual discussion of this novel about four siblings who find out the exact date that each of them will die, and how their lives play out.
Pressed Flower Coasters
Tue., 8/18/20, 1–2 p.m. @ MCPL Hatley
Virtual Gardening With Extension Marathon County: Tomato Triage
Bow-Tie Noodle Butterfly
Virtual Book Club: "Becoming"
Adults Join us virtually to discuss this best-selling memoir by Michelle Obama from the comfort and safety of home!