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

Events: Spencer


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 Spencer Children Grades K 5 Preschool Early Elemen

Book Club: "A Season of Angels" by Debbie Macomber

Adult Event Join us for a discussion of the book "A Season of Angels," about three wacky angels who set out to answer the Christmas prayers of those on earth.
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What's New in Spencer?

Tue., 1/2/18, 9am - 10am @ MCPL Spencer
Adult Event Find out the latest on what's happening in Spencer with Spencer Police Chief Shawn Bauer and Village Administrator Paul Hensch!
Community Spencer 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 Spencer Children Preschool

Play and Learn

Children's Event Children of all ages are invited to use their imagination and creativity! These fun-filled, 90-minute programs feature a different story each week, followed by songs and supplemental activities. Offered in partnership with the Family Resource Center. Call 715-845-6747 for the latest information.
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Myths and Realities in Wisconsin's Court System

Thu., 1/11/18, 6:30pm - 7:30pm @ MCPL Spencer
Adult Event Learn the ins and outs of Wisconsin's judicial system and learn how it differs from the courts portrayed in books, movies and TV shows with this fun and informative presentation!
Community Spencer Adults

Book Club: "Too Close to the Falls" by Catherine Gildiner

Adult Event Join us for a discussion of the book "Too Close to the Falls," about the childhood of Catherine Gildiner as she grew up in the sleepy town of Lewiston, New York near Niagara Falls in the 1950s.
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MCPL Live!
The History of Wisconsin Public Broadcasting

Adult Event Learn about the history of Wisconsin Public Radio and Wisconsin Public Television and how they shaped stations across the country from Rick Reyer, regional manager of WPR!
Community History Local History Mcpl Live! Spencer Adults

"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

A Burning Issue with the Spencer Area Fire Department

Tue., 2/6/18, 9am - 10am @ MCPL Spencer
Adult Event Learn about how the Spencer Area Fire Department prepares to fight a fire from Fire Chief Jason Foth! Free and open to the public.
Fire Safety Community Spencer Adults

Book Club: "Calling Me Home" by Julie Kibler

Adult Event Join us for a discussion of the book "Calling Me Home," about two women who take a road trip from Texas to Cincinnati that ends up changing them both.
More events in this series (1). » Book Club Spencer Adults

Inside the Lines: An Adult Coloring Party!

Adult Event Join us for a fun, relaxing and creative evening coloring with other adults. Free, with all supplies provided. No registration required.
More events in this series (4). » Art Inside The Lines Spencer Adults

Book Club: "Rosemary: The Hidden Kennedy Daughter" by Kate Larson

Adult Event Join us for a discussion of the book "Rosemary: The Hidden Kennedy Daughter," about the life of JFK's younger sister, Rosemary.
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The Importance of Work Zone Safety

Tue., 4/10/18, 9am - 10am @ MCPL Spencer
Adult Event Marathon County Highway Commissioner James Griesbach will discuss the importance of driving safe in work zones. Free and open to the public.
Community Spencer Adults Teens

Book Club: "Left Neglected" by Lisa Genova

Adult Event Join us for a discussion of the book "Left Neglected," about a young mother who suffers a traumatic brain injury that forces her to adapt to a new way of life.
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100 Years of Wedding Dresses

Mon., 4/23/18, 6:30pm - 7:30pm @ MCPL Spencer
Adult Event Anna Chilsen-Straub from the Marathon County Historical Society will talk about and show off wedding dresses from the past 100 years!
History Spencer Adults

Book Club: "Britt-Marie Was Here" by Fredrik Backman

Mon., 5/21/18, 6:30pm - 8pm @ MCPL Spencer
Adult Event Join us for a discussion of the book "Britt-Marie Was Here," about a woman who leaves her cheating husband, gets a new job and rediscovers the joys in life.
Book Club Spencer Adults