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Events: Wausau

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Virtual Story Time

Children Just because MCPL is currently closed doesn't mean we can't share stories with each other: Join us for virtual story time!

  • Tue., 5/26/20, 1010:15 a.m. @ Facebook (Online)
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Virtual Book Club: "Unsheltered" by Barbara Kingsolver

Adults Join us by phone or video to discuss this novel by acclaimed writer Barbara Kingsolver!

  • Wed., 5/27/20, 11 a.m.12 p.m. @ GoToMeeting (Online)

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Trail Tales

Children Drop-in Join us for more Trail Tales this summer at Marathon Park! These collaborations between the library and the Marathon County Parks Dept. are a great way to exercise the body and the mind!

  • 6/16/30/20 @ Marathon Park

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CANCELED: Medicare Basics

Adults Registration This event has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  • CANCELED: Thu., 6/4/20, 1–3 p.m. @ MCPL Wausau

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Virtual Book Club: "Howards End" by E.M. Forster

Adults Attend a lively - but virtual - discussion at the library book club's pick for the month of June!

  • Mon., 6/8/20, 5:456:45 p.m. @ GoToMeeting (Online)

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CANCELED: Tom Pease

Children This event has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  • CANCELED: Tue., 6/9/20, 11 a.m.–12 p.m. @ MCPL Wausau
  • CANCELED: Tue., 6/9/20, 2–3 p.m. @ MCPL Wausau

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Hatley Virtual Book Club: Free-For-All!

Adults Join the library Book Club in June for a virtual discussion of any book you have recently read during this one-time free-for-all!

  • Tue., 6/9/20, 23 p.m. @ GoToMeeting (Online)

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CANCELED: Dinosaurs & Dragons

Children This event has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  • CANCELED: Tue., 6/16/20, 11 a.m.–12 p.m. @ MCPL Wausau
  • CANCELED: Tue., 6/16/20, 2–3 p.m. @ MCPL Wausau

children grades k-5 history nature science SLP »

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Grab & Go: Imagine Your Story!

Children Drop-in Imagine Your Story! What will you write? A mystery, comedy, fantasy, or...? It's up to you with a take-home kit sure to spark your literary creativity!

  • 6/226/26/20 @ MCPL Wausau

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Virtual Book Club: "The Identicals" by Elin Hilderbrand

Adults Join us to discuss this best-selling novel by Elin Hilderbrand from the comfort and safety of home!

  • Wed., 6/24/20, 11 a.m.12 p.m. @ GoToMeeting (Online)

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Readers of Classic Literature
The Short Stories of Edith Wharton

Adults Drop-in Take part in a lively discussion of some of history's greatest books with the Readers of Classic Literature book club!

  • Wed., 6/24/20, 121 p.m. @ MCPL 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!

  • 7/17/31/20 @ Bluegill Bay Park

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Grab & Go: Virtual Pokemon Science

Children Drop-in Attention all Pokemon Trainers! Pick up a take-home kit for this STEM activity and mix scientific concepts with Pokemon!

  • 7/67/10/20 @ MCPL Wausau

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Scents of Peace: Propagating Herbs for Well Being

Adults Learn to take a mindful approach to propagating fragrant herbs through cuttings with this program in partnership with Extension Marathon County.

  • Mon., 7/6/20, 67:30 p.m. @ MCPL Wausau

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CANCELED: Duke Otherwise

Children This event has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  • CANCELED: Tue., 7/7/20, 2–3 p.m. @ MCPL Wausau

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CANCELED: Legends & Myths of Mount Olympus

Children This event has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  • CANCELED: Tue., 7/14/20, 11 a.m.–12 p.m. @ MCPL Wausau
  • CANCELED: Tue., 7/14/20, 2–3 p.m. @ MCPL Wausau

children grades k-5 history slp theatre »

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CANCELED: Hack Your Notebook: Learning to Use Paper Circuits

Adults & Teens This event has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  • CANCELED: Wed., 7/15/20, 1–3 p.m. @ MCPL Wausau

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CANCELED: Dog Man Mania!

Children Drop-in This event has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  • CANCELED: Wed., 7/15/20, 1–3 p.m. @ MCPL Wausau

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Grab & Go Crafts: DIY Unicorns

Children Drop-in Make your own colorful, sparkly unicorn and spark your creativity before you start with a few online stories, with this grab and go craft project!

  • 7/207/25/20 @ MCPL Wausau

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Women's Night Out
"The Lager Queen of Minnesota" by J. Ryan Stradal

Adults Drop-in Join a lively group of lit lovers for an engaging discussion of a wide variety of books, including the new novel by the author of "Kitchens of the Great Midwest."

  • Mon., 7/20/20, 6:307:30 p.m. @ MCPL Wausau

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Attack the Fort! Catapult Challenge

Children Create catapults and attack each other's fort during this event!

  • Tue., 7/21/20, 11 a.m.12 p.m. @ MCPL Wausau

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CANCELED: Beginning Genealogy: Telling Your Family's Story

Adults Registration This event has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  • CANCELED: Wed., 7/22/20, 1:30–3 p.m. @ MCPL Wausau

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Grab & Go Crafts: Jack & the Beanstalk

Children Drop-in Kids can plant their own bean at home and watch it grow throughout the summer, with supplies and instructions provided by the library, as well as some stories for budding green thumbs!

  • 7/277/31/20 @ MCPL Wausau

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Beyond Parsley, Sage, Rosemary & Thyme: Global Culinary Herbs

Adults Take a culinary trip around the world with a presentation by Extension Marathon County on cooking with herbs common outside of the United States.

  • Mon., 8/3/20, 67:30 p.m. @ MCPL Wausau

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Friends of MCPL Book Sale

All-Ages Drop-in It's time for the next Friends of the Marathon County Public Library book sale, where thousands of items will be for sale at low, low prices!

  • 8/58/8/20 @ MCPL Wausau

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Kids Craft Week: Fire-Breathing Dragons

Children Drop-in Craft your own dragon during this week-long event!

  • 8/178/22/20 @ MCPL Wausau

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Women's Night Out
"Southernmost" by Silas House

Adults Drop-in Join a lively group of lit lovers for an engaging discussion of a wide variety of books, including House's novel about a preacher who is ostracized for showing kindness to two gay men.

  • Mon., 8/17/20, 6:307:30 p.m. @ MCPL Wausau

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