Marathon County Public Library

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

Events: Spencer

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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What Was Social Media Before Computers?

Adult Event 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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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: "Before We Were Yours" by Lisa Wingate

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

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Wisconsin Remembers: The Vietnam War Memorial Wall

Teen & Adult Event Drop-in Stop by the library to view the Vietnam War traveling wall, which features a photo of every Wisconsin veteran killed in the line of duty during the Vietnam War.

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Logging and Sawmills of Marathon County

Adult Event Learn about central Wisconsin's logging and sawmill history during this free presentation!

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Haunted Central Wisconsin

Adult Event Hear tales about paranormal occurrences from around central Wisconsin and investigations done by the Wausau Paranormal Research Society!

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Book Club "Sulfur Springs" by William Kent Krueger

Adult Event 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 Apply for a U.S. passport locally during this special one-day-only application event! Appointments are highly recommended but not required.

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Hats Off To You!

Adult Event Anna Chilsen-Straub from the Marathon County Historical Society will talk about and show off hats from the 1880's through the 1970's!

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Handmade Holiday Cards

Adult Event Learn how to make your own personalized holiday cards at the library!

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Meteorology with Justin Loew

Adult Event Learn about the world of meteorology from WAOW Channel 9 weatherman Justin Loew!

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Book Club: "A Wrinkle in Time" by Madeleine L'Engle

Adult Event Stop by the library for an engaging discussion of our monthly book club pick!

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Holiday Story Time

Children's Event Kids and families can hear holiday-themed stories and can make festive crafts!

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Book Club: "Mistletoe Inn" by Richard Paul Evans

Adult Event Stop by the library for an engaging discussion of our monthly book club pick!

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Book Club: "A Week in Winter" by Maeve Binchy

Adult Event Stop by the library for an engaging discussion of our monthly book club pick!

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