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Events: Wausau

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Trail Tales

Children Drop-in Take a stroll through Bluegill Bay Park this summer and read while you walk with our Trail Tales program!

  • 7/158/15/20 @ Bluegill Bay Park

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"Forever Garden" Woven Sunflower Project

Children Drop-in Become inspired by Laurel Snyder's "The Forever Garden" picture book; listen to the story and create your own sunflower. Available for curbside pickup at the library.

  • 8/38/7/20 @ MCPL Wausau

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Virtual Story Time

Children Hear a variety of stories read by library staff live on Facebook!

  • Tue., 8/4/20, 1010:15 a.m. @ Facebook (Online)
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Little Grab & Go Treasures: DIY Pompom Coaster

Adults Drop-in Stop by the library in August to pick up a kit and create your own unique pompom coaster at home! Available curbside, no appointment needed, and part of our monthly "Little Treasures" craft offerings!

  • 8/108/21/20 @ MCPL Wausau

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Virtual Book Club: "Eleanor Oliphant Is Completely Fine" by Gail Honeyman

Adults Attend a lively, virtual discussion at the library book club's pick for the month of August!

  • Mon., 8/10/20, 5:456:45 p.m. @ GoToMeeting (Online)

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Virtual Book Club: "Before I Go to Sleep" by S.J. Watson

Adults Join the library Book Club in August for a virtual discussion of this book by S.J. Watson!

  • Tue., 8/11/20, 23 p.m. @ GoToMeeting (Online)

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Trail Tales

Children Drop-in Take a stroll through Wausau's Brockmeyer Park this summer and read while you enjoy nature with our popular Trail Tales program!

  • 8/159/18/20 @ Brockmeyer Park

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Fire-Breathing Dragons

Children Drop-in Pick up a kit throughout the summer via curbside pickup at various MCPL locations to craft your own dragon at home!

  • 8/178/22/20 @ MCPL Wausau

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Virtual Book Club: "The Immortalists" by Chloe Benjamin

Adults Take part in a lively, virtual discussion of this novel about four siblings who find out the exact date that each of them will die, and how their lives play out.

  • Mon., 8/17/20, 12 p.m. @ GoToMeeting (Online)

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Virtual Gardening With Extension Marathon County: Tomato Triage

Adults Registration Join us for an online presentation from Marathon County Extension on caring for your precious tomato plants, no matter what might be ailing them!

  • Thu., 8/20/20, 6:307:30 p.m. @ Zoom (Online)

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Virtual Book Club: "Becoming" by Michelle Obama

Adults Join us virtually to discuss this best-selling memoir by Michelle Obama from the comfort and safety of home!

  • Wed., 8/26/20, 11 a.m.12 p.m. @ GoToMeeting (Online)

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Watercolor Surprise!

Children Drop-in Stop at the library's drive thru window to pick up a grab and go watercolor surprise kit for your preschool-aged child!

  • 8/319/11/20 @ MCPL Wausau

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Virtual Book Club: Rebecca by Daphne Du Maurier

Adults Join the library staff and other book lovers on the second Tuesday of each month for a virtual book discussion, including Du Maurier's novel in September.

  • Tue., 9/8/20, 23 p.m. @ GoToMeeting (Online)

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Virtual Gardening With Extension Marathon County: Bring Them Inside!

Adults Registration Join us for a virtual program with Marathon County Extension about preparing your plants for the colder months ahead of us!

  • Thu., 9/10/20, 2:304 p.m. @ Zoom (Online)
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Little Grab & Go Treasures: DIY Needlepoint Mandalas

Adults Drop-in Stop by the library in September to pick up a kit and create your own unique needlepoint mandala! Available curbside, no appointment needed, and part of our monthly "Little Treasures" craft offerings!

  • 9/149/25/20 @ MCPL Wausau

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Dog's Colorful Day

Children Drop-in Stop by the library to pick up a craft kit based on Emma Dodd's popular "Dog's Colorful Day" book and watch a virtual story to go along with it!

  • 9/149/25/20 @ MCPL Wausau

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Virtual Book Club: "The Great Enigma: New Collected Poems" by Tomas Tranströmer

Adults Registration Drop-in Join the library staff and other book lovers for a virtual discussion of poetry and a memoir by Tomas Tranströmer!

  • Mon., 9/14/20, 5:456:45 p.m. @ GoToMeeting (Online)

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Virtual Book Club: "The Tea Girl of Hummingbird Lane" by Lisa See

Adults Join the library and other book lover for a lively, virtual discussion about a variety of books!

  • Wed., 9/23/20, 11 a.m.12 p.m. @ GoToMeeting (Online)

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Virtual Book Club: "Britt-Marie Was Here" by Fredrik Backman

Adults Join us virtually for an engaging discussion of our September book club selection!

  • Mon., 9/28/20, 12 p.m. @ GoToMeeting (Online)

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Virtual Gardening With Extension Marathon County: Forcing Bulbs

Adults Registration Although we're heading into fall, it's time to think spring! Join us for a free virtual class with Janell Wehr of Extension Marathon County on preparing flowering bulbs for some early season color!

  • Thu., 10/8/20, 2:304 p.m. @ Zoom (Online)

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Virtual Book Club: The Witch Elm by Tana French

Adults Join us virtually to discuss Tana French's 2018 suspenseful novel with other book lovers!

  • Tue., 10/13/20, 23 p.m. @ GoToMeeting (Online)

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Virtual Book Club: "The Wife Between Us" by Greer Hendricks & Sarah Pekkanen

Adults Join us virtually to take part in a fun and lively discussion! In October, we'll discuss the this thrilling novel about tangled love triangle.

  • Wed., 10/28/20, 11 a.m.12 p.m. @ GoToMeeting (Online)

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Virtual Gardening With Extension Marathon County: Heirloom Biographies

Adults Registration Join us for a free, virtual class led by Extension Marathon County and learn more about the history and importance of heirloom plants!

  • Thu., 11/12/20, 2:304 p.m. @ Zoom (Online)

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