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Events: Wausau

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Virtual Book Club
"My Own Words" by Ruth Bader Ginsburg

Adults Join the library staff and other book lovers for an engaging, virtual discussion of our October book club selection, "My Own Words" by Ruth Bader Ginsburg!

  • Mon., 10/18/21, 23 p.m. @ GoToMeeting (Online)

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Virtual Gardening
Preparing for Winter Flower Blooms!

Adults Registration While it's never too early to think spring flowers, join Extension Marathon County for a free virtual class on growing beautiful, colorful flowers indoors over the winter!

  • Register Mon., 10/18/21, 6:307:30 p.m. @ Zoom (Online)
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Family Story Time

Children Follow along with a variety of stories, songs and other activities shared by library staff on Facebook or YouTube! New programs every week!

  • Attend 10/1210/18/21 @ Online (See event details.)
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History Chats: Even More People You Should Know

Adults Join the Marathon County Historical Society for a series of weekly programs highlighting the rich history of our area, including October's chats on important local people!

  • Attend Thu., 10/21/21, 12:3012:45 p.m. @ Online (See event details.)
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Grab & Go
Little Treasures: Felt Coasters

Adults Drop-in Pick up your own Little Treasure kit to create an attractive, yet practical, felt coaster! Available at any MCPL location in October, while they last!

  • 10/410/30/21 @ All MCPL Locations

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Grab & Go
Blazing Star Spinner

Children Drop-in Kids can make their own spinning shooting star with this free Grab & Go kit!

  • 10/110/30/21 @ All MCPL Locations

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Friends of MCPL Public Book Sale

All-Ages Drop-in Stop by the library in early November and browse through thousands of items during our first Friends of MCPL sale open to the general public!

  • 11/311/6/21 @ MCPL Wausau

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Virtual Book Club
"Playing Nice" by J.P. Delaney

Adults Join the library staff and other book lovers for an engaging, virtual discussion of our November book club selection, "Playing Nice" by J.P. Delaney!

  • Mon., 11/15/21, 23 p.m. @ GoToMeeting (Online)

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Friends of the Library Members-Only Sale!

All-Ages Drop-in Our Friends of the Library are excited to welcome back their members for their monthly sales! If you're not a member and want to browse and buy, you can join on the spot!

  • Sat., 11/20/21, 9:30 a.m.3:30 p.m. @ MCPL Wausau
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Virtual Gardening
Heirloom Biographies

Adults & Teens Registration Interest in growing heirloom plants surged in the past few years, but do you know their histories? Learn more about heirlooms with a free virtual class through Extension Marathon County!

  • Register Mon., 11/22/21, 6:307:30 p.m. @ Zoom (Online)
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Grab & Go
Marble Maze Run

Children Drop-in Kids can make their own fun mini marble maze track with this Grab & Go kit!

  • 11/111/30/21 @ All MCPL Locations

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Grab & Go
Little Treasures: Little Art Exhibit

Adults & Teens Drop-in Pick up your own Little Treasure kit to create your own mini work of art! Available at any MCPL location in November, while they last!

  • 11/111/30/21 @ All MCPL Locations

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Virtual Gardening
Care for Common December Plants

Adults Registration Learn how to keep traditional winter and gift plants thriving with a free virtual class through Extension Marathon County! Click the Register button below to sign up by Dec. 5.

  • Register Mon., 12/6/21, 6:307:30 p.m. @ Zoom (Online)
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Grab & Go
Fine Motor Aquarium

Children Drop-in Kids can create their own craft aquarium with this Grab & Go kit!

  • 12/112/31/21 @ All MCPL Locations

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