Marathon County Public Library

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Events: Spencer

The Fromm Brothers & Their Fur Farm

Adult Event Learn the history of a Marathon County landmark that was, at one time, the largest silver fox and mink farm in the United States! The presentation will be led by Ben Clark of the Marathon County Historical Society.

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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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"Rock Around Spencer" Geology Tour!

Kids & Teens Event Drop-in Visit the library for clues, then embark on a geology trek around the Village of Spencer during this week-long event!

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Make Your Own Musical Instruments!

Children's Event Drop-in To celebrate our "Libraries Rock" Summer Library Program, children of all ages are invited to create their own musical instruments, with all supplies provided!

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Kindness Rocks: A Rock Painting Party

All-Ages Event Drop-in Kids of all ages can paint their own design or positive message onto decorative rocks and then hide them around their community! Free, with all supplies provided.

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The Power of Protein: Incorporating Beef into a Healthy Diet

Adult Event Drop-in Join us for this presentation on the importance of protein and a demonstration of a heart-healthy recipe with beef!

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What Was Social Media Before Computers?

Adult Event Drop-in Join local historian Ronald Draeger as he talks about the ways people stayed in contact with one another in the pre-computer era!

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Book Club: "Before We Were Yours" by Lisa Wingate

Adult Event Drop-in Stop by the library for an engaging discussion on a variety of books during their monthly book club meetings!

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Passport Event

Teen & Adult Event Drop-in Residents of Spencer and its surrounding communities will have a chance to apply for a U.S. passport locally during a special one-day-only application event at the Marathon County Public Library! Appointments are recommended but not required.

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