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Virtual Book Club
"The Midnight Library" by Matt Haig

Adults Join the library staff and other book lovers for an engaging, virtual discussion of our August book club selection, "The Midnight Library" by Matt Haig!

  • Attend Mon., 8/15/22, 23 p.m. @ GoToMeeting (Online)

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Outdoor Family Story Time

Children Join us at the library in the warmer months for family story time outdoors!

  • Wed., 8/17/22, 1010:30 a.m. @ MCPL Wausau
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Wausau Play & Learn Story Time

Children Join us in Wausau every Wednesday for a story, music, crafts and much more with a special story time led by Children's Wisconsin!

  • Wed., 8/17/22, 1011 a.m. @ MCPL Wausau
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History Chats: Villages of Marathon County

Adults Join the Marathon County Historical Society for a series of weekly, virtual chats about a variety of interesting local history topics! In August, they'll discuss some of the county's villages!

  • Attend Thu., 8/18/22, 12:3012:45 p.m. @ Online (See event details.)
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Wausau Plant Swap

All-Ages Drop-in Stop by the library the week of Aug. 15-20 to take a plant home or leave extra or unwanted plants for someone else!

  • 8/158/20/22 @ MCPL Wausau

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Grab & Go
3D Goldfish

Children Drop-in Stop by any MCPL location in August for our final SLP grab and go kit of the summer as we explore "Oceans of Possibilities!" This month, our craft will be a 3D goldfish!

  • 8/18/31/22 @ All MCPL Locations

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Grab & Go
Knotted Sailor Bracelet

Adults & Teens Drop-in Anchors away with our August grab and go craft for adults (perhaps for teens, too!) Stop by any MCPL location and pick up a kit to make your own sailor bracelet!

  • 8/18/31/22 @ All MCPL Locations

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Trail Tales

Children Drop-in Families are encouraged to walk through Oak Island Park this summer for another fun season of Trail Tales! Enjoy nature and the books "Chirp" and "The Bad Seed" at the same time!

  • 6/18/31/22 @ Oak Island Park (Wausau)

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Friends of MCPL Members-Only Sale

Adults Drop-in Our Friends of MCPL welcome members of the group for a monthly sale on the third Saturday! If you're not a member, you can join on the spot to access all the great material!

  • Sat., 8/20/22, 9:30 a.m.3:30 p.m. @ MCPL Wausau
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Tween Book Club: Fantastic Books & Where to Find Them

Kids & Teens Registration Tweens ages 8-14 are invited to join us at the library over the summer for a new book club! For our last gathering of the summer we'll be talking about science fiction and fantasy books!

  • Register Wed., 8/24/22, 24 p.m. @ MCPL Wausau

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History Speaks: The Story of the Badger Ammunition Plant

Adults Join the Marathon County Historical Society and author Michael Goc for a fascinating look at an important piece of Wisconsin's military history: the Badger Ordinance Works plant.

  • Sat., 8/27/22, 23 p.m. @ Marathon County Historical Society (Wausau)

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Meet the Mayor Story Time

Children Children and their parents and caregivers are invited to a special story time at our Wausau headquarters with Wausau Mayor Katie Rosenberg!

  • Thu., 9/1/22, 1010:30 a.m. @ MCPL Wausau

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Wausau Story Time

Children Children and their parents and caregivers are invited to join us in Wausau for stories, songs and more every Tuesday and Thursday!

  • Tue., 9/6/22, 1010:30 a.m. @ MCPL Wausau
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Romaine Calm & Garden On: Fall Primer

Adults Registration Join Extension Marathon County for an in-depth, virtual course on beginner gardening! Classes run March-September, including this fall primer on harvesting, cleanup and more! Registration required.

  • Register Wed., 9/7/22, 1011 a.m. @ Online (See event details.)
  • Register Wed., 9/7/22, 67 p.m. @ Online (See event details.)
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LENA Start

Adults Registration Join other parents in learning how to talk more with your baby through the LENA Start program! Classes held at several different sites and virtually in the fall. Registration required.

  • Mon., 9/12/22 @ MCPL Wausau

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Pokemon Club

Children Our popular Pokemon Club is back at the library! Join us on the second Tuesday of every month, starting Sept. 13!

  • Tue., 9/13/22, 45 p.m. @ MCPL Wausau

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Central Wisconsin Book Festival
"News of the Air" With Jill Stukenberg

Adults The Central Wisconsin Book Festival is happy (and proud!) to put the spotlight on one of our own, Jill Stukenberg, when she shares her debut novel on the festival's opening night!

  • Wed., 9/21/22, 78 p.m. @ Whitewater Music Hall (Wausau)

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Jerry Apps

Central Wisconsin Book Festival
"More Than Words" With Jerry Apps

Adults The Central Wisconsin Book Festival is excited to welcome back one of the Midwest's best-known and revered writers, Jerry Apps, for an advance reading of his new memoir!

  • Wed., 9/21/22, 78:30 p.m. @ Online (See event details.)

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Meet a Police Officer!

Children Have you ever wondered what it is like to be a police officer? Join us for a story time about these community helpers and meet a real police officer with the Wausau Police Department!

  • Thu., 9/22/22, 1010:45 a.m. @ MCPL Wausau
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Central Wisconsin Book Festival
Quan Barry & Nickolas Butler

Adults The Central Wisconsin Book Festival is thrilled to welcome TWO internationally known writers who both call the Badger State home - Quan Barry and Nickolas Butler - sharing their recent work!

  • Fri., 9/23/22, 78:30 p.m. @ Whitewater Music Hall (Wausau)

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Readers Are Writers: Tween Writing Group

Children Registration Drop-in Tweens ages 8-14 are invited to participate in a new virtual writing group with activities tailored to their age group and new content each month! Registration is required.

  • Register 9/19/30/22 @ Online (See event details.)
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Grab & Go
Little Treasures: Pocket Bear

Adults & Teens Drop-in Stop by any MCPL location in September to pick up a little friend you can make at home - a grab and go pocket bear!

  • 9/19/30/22 @ All MCPL Locations

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Grab & Go
Nature Weaving

Children Drop-in Stop by any MCPL location in September for a perfect fall grab and go craft for children (and adults too!) - supplies and instructions to weave a nature loom!

  • 9/19/30/22 @ All MCPL Locations

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Central Wisconsin Book Festival
Wausau Poetry Walk

Adults Drop-in Poetry from writers across Wisconsin will be exhibited downtown Wausau in September for the Central Wisconsin Book Festival Poetry Walk, in partnership with the Wisconsin Fellowship of Poets!

  • 9/19/30/22 @ Downtown Wausau

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