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Services / Resources: Government

On-site Services

A variety of helpful equipment, archives and services are available at your local Marathon County Public Library! Some resources are only available at certain MCPL locations, as noted below.

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U.S. Passports

U.S. passport application acceptance is offered at the library's Wausau Headquarters. Appointments are available every Thursday, 3:00pm to 7:30pm, and every other Saturday, 9:00am to 3:20pm. Walk-ins are invited every Thursday, 9:... (read more)

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Tax Forms

From approximately January through April every year, a selection of commonly used tax forms and publications are available at all Marathon County Public Library locations. Please note: Supplies are limited! Please call ahead to ensure we have the tax documents you need. Otherwise, we can help you print most tax forms and... (read more)

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Online Resources

The following are databases to which the library has subscribed and websites that are affiliated with the library or host library-owned content. For an A-Z listing of all online resources, click here.

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Marathon County Land Records / Mapping System (GIS)

Access Marathon County's geographic information system (GIS) to view a wide array of information about county properties, including aerial photographs, topography, soil types, natural features and shoreland, land ownership information, property lines and descriptions (similar to what you'll find in plat books), school and voting district... (read more)

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Statistical Abstract of the U.S.

The ProQuest Statistical Abstract of the United States is the authoritative and comprehensive summary of statistics on the social, political and economic conditions of the United States. Please note: Use of this resource is limited to patrons of MCPL; it is not available to patrons of other V-Cat libraries. 

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Marathon County Pulse

Marathon County Pulse exists as a result of community partners seeing the value of having easily accessible and accurate data that describes the health and community conditions of Marathon County. Through funding from organizations in our area, Marathon County was able to create Marathon County Pulse, a platform that aids in making informed decisions... (read more)

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Marathon County Government

Whether you are passing through the area or looking to relocate here, we want you to enjoy Marathon County to the fullest. Browsing this web-site is a great start to discovering all the resources our beautiful and diverse county has to offer. (The Marathon County Public Library is a department of Marathon County Government.)  

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Websites

The following are third-party websites suggested by library staff for your consideration according to our Materials Selection Procedure. Use these websites at your own risk; they are not controlled or monitored by the library.

U.S. Census Bureau: QuickFacts

QuickFacts provides statistics for all states and counties, and for cities and towns with a population of 5,000 or more.

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Affordable Care Act

View the complete 2010 Affordable Care Act, section by section, on the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services website. Summaries of the law's most notable changes and the 2012 Supreme Court ruling on the ACA are also available.

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Federal Taxes: Free File

Free File is a service that offers free federal tax preparation and e-file options for all taxpayers. If your 2015 adjusted gross income was $62,000 or less, you may use brand-name software to do your taxes for free. If your income was more, you may use Free File Fillable Forms. (Note: The IRS does not endorse the products, services, or privacy or security...

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Federal Taxes: Request Forms

Call 1-800-829-367 to request federal tax forms and publications to be sent to you by mail. Visit this webpage for more information.

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Municode: WI

A library of municipal codes and ordinances for most municipalities in Wisconsin and other states. (Note: The contents of this site may not immediately reflect the most current legislation.)

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My Vote Wisconsin

Find information about upcoming elections; local, state and federal elected officials; voting districts and wards; voting information for members of the military and their families; and voting information for U.S. citizens temporarily or permanently living overseas.

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National Archives: Veterans' Service Records

Request military service records online, by mail or by fax. Military personnel records can include DD 214s/Separation Documents, service personnel records found within the Official Military Personnel File (OMPF), and medical records. Military personnel records can be used for proving military service or as a valuable tool in genealogical research.

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Oyez Project

A multimedia archive devoted to the Supreme Court of the United States and its work. It aims to be a complete source for all audio recorded in the Court since October 1955. The Project also provides information on all justices and a virtual reality tour of portions of the Supreme Court building, including some justices’ chambers.

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Private Forest Lands Open for Public Recreation

Through the Managed Forest Law (MFL) and Forest Crop Law (FCL) programs, some private forest lands are open to the public for recreational purposes. This web mapping tool from the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources (DNR) can help you find which lands are now available.

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Tax Withholding Estimator

The IRS encourages everyone to use the Tax Withholding Estimator to perform a quick “paycheck checkup.”  This is even more important following the recent changes to the tax law for 2018 and beyond. The estimator helps you identify your tax withholding to make sure you have the right amount of tax withheld from your paycheck at work.

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U.S. Census Bureau: Publications

An online archive of publications, briefs and reports from U.S. Census Bureau experts, including the following (among others):  American Community Survey Data Briefs (ACSBR) American Community Survey Reports (ACS) Census Briefs Census of Agriculture Census of Population and Housing Consolidated Federal Funds Reports Consumer Income (...

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USA.gov

The official portal for the U.S. government, featuring military info., federal grant sources, government jobs, tax and social security resources, voting info., national history, resources for families, job opportunities, immigration reports, government statistics, technology, and more!  

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Wisconsin Blue Book

Published annually from 1879-1883 and then biennially since 1885, Wisconsin Blue Books provide extensive description and statistics on virtually all aspects of life in Wisconsin, including major sections on the state’s population, geography, history, election data, educational resources, social services, finance, agriculture, industry, transportation system...

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Wisconsin Circuit Court Access

Provides access to public records of the circuit courts of Wisconsin, searchable by name, county, case number, and other details. These are exact copies of the case information entered by court staff in the counties where the case files are located.

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Wisconsin Digital Archives

A growing electronic collection of full-text  documents intended to provide information about Wisconsin government programs.  

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Wisconsin Digital Archives

The Wisconsin Digital Archives is a growing collection of documents published by state government from 2001-current. These full-text documents provide a record of major state government programs and cover current, newsworthy topics about life in Wisconsin.

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Wisconsin Sex Offender Registry

Find Wisconsin sex offenders by name or location. Also offers legal information and services for those affected by sex crimes.

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Wisconsin State Law Library

This resource offers Wisconsin legal forms, databases of state law and local ordinances, landlord/tenant resources, directories of legal assistance, directories of local legal authorities, and information on small claims court, divorce, child support, foreclosure, etc.  

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Wisconsin Statutes

The Wisconsin Statutes are a compilation of the general laws of the state of Wisconsin currently in effect that have been given statute section numbers by legislation or supreme court order.  

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Wisconsin Taxes: Request Forms

Call 608-266-1961 to request Wisconsin tax forms and publications to be sent to you by mail. Visit this webpage for more information.

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