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Events: Spencer

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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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children grades k-5 off-site story time »

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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)

adults community readers advisory writing »

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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)

children grades k-5 animals trivia »

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CANCELED: Spencer Passport Event

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

  • CANCELED: Mon., 3/30/20, 2:30–6:30 p.m. @ MCPL Spencer

adults passports travel »

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CANCELED: Family Story Time

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

  • CANCELED: Wed., 4/1/20, 2–2:30 p.m. @ MCPL Spencer
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CANCELED: Play & Learn

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

  • CANCELED: Wed., 4/1/20, 2:30–3:30 p.m. @ MCPL Spencer
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CANCELED: Cribbage at the Library

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

  • CANCELED: Tue., 4/7/20, 1–3 p.m. @ MCPL Spencer
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CANCELED: Hens & Chicks Planted in Every Pot

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

  • CANCELED: Tue., 4/14/20, 10–11 a.m. @ MCPL Spencer

adults gardening »

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CANCELED: As the Page Turns
"The Cherry Harvest" by Lucy Sanna

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

  • CANCELED: Thu., 4/16/20, 1:30–2:30 p.m. @ MCPL Spencer
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CANCELED: The Traveling Trunk of Aprons

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

  • CANCELED: Wed., 4/22/20, 5:30–6:30 p.m. @ MCPL Spencer

adults history community »

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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

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As the Page Turns
"White Chrysanthemum" by Mary Lynn Bracht

Adults Discuss this title during one of the monthly book club meetings at the library!

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

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Dance the Night Away: A History of Local Ballrooms

Adults Hear about the history of local ballrooms!

  • Tue., 6/2/20, 1011 a.m. @ MCPL Spencer

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Jack & the Beanstalk Plant Growing

Children Drop-in Kids can plant their own bean and watch it grow throughout the summer!

  • 6/156/20/20 @ MCPL Spencer

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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!

  • Tue., 6/23/20, 1011 a.m. @ MCPL Spencer

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MCPL DIY
Fairy Bottle

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

  • 6/297/2/20 @ MCPL Spencer

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Spencer Scavenger Hunt

Children Drop-in Visit the library and embark on a scavenger hunt around the Village of Spencer!

  • 7/67/11/20 @ MCPL Spencer

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Kids Craft Week: Dragon Eyes

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

  • 7/67/11/20 @ MCPL Spencer

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Going Batty: Bat Management in Wisconsin

Adults Hear about bats in Wisconsin from Natural Resources Educator Pam Resech!

  • Tue., 7/7/20, 1011 a.m. @ MCPL Spencer

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Duke Otherwise

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

  • Thu., 7/9/20, 1011 a.m. @ MCPL Spencer

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Kids Craft Week: Fire-Breathing Dragons

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

  • 7/137/18/20 @ MCPL Spencer

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Kids Craft Week: Fairy Houses

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

  • 7/207/25/20 @ MCPL Spencer

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Kids Craft Week: DIY Unicorns

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

  • 7/268/1/20 @ MCPL Spencer

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Hot Off the Grill

Adults Learn different ways to prepare beef on the grill!

  • Tue., 8/4/20, 1011 a.m. @ MCPL Spencer

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Healthy Living for Your Mind & Body

Adults Learn different tips for staying healthy during this free talk!

  • Tue., 9/1/20, 1011 a.m. @ MCPL Spencer

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