Marathon County Public Library

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Holiday hours: All MCPL locations will be closed Tue., 7/4.

Resources: On-site

On-site Resources

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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Book Discussion Kits

Start your own book club! Book discussion kits include multiple copies of popular books, discussion questions and author information, all in a handy tote bag! View available book discussion kits in the Library Catalog (V-Cat). For a larger selection, request kits from elsewhere in the state using... MCPL On-site Reading Advice
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Career Connection

On the second floor of the library's Wausau Headquarters, the Career Connection features dedicated computers for job searches and online applications, plus books and pamphlets to help you get a job. MCPL On-site Job-Search
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Computers / Wireless Internet (WiFi)

Public Computer Labs All MCPL locations offer public computer labs with Internet access and productivity software. Library card-holders may receive one hour of computer access per day – with additional time automatically granted in 30-minute increments (... MCPL On-site Computers and Technology

Fax Machines

Fax services are available at MCPL Wausau and MCPL Rothschild. Sending a fax is $2 for the first page and $1 for each additional page. Receiving a fax is $1 per page. Incoming faxes are held for one week. Please have the sender include your contact information. Payment must be made before sending faxes. We... MCPL On-site

Federal Tax Forms

From January through April every year, a selection of the most commonly used federal 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, most forms and publications can be printed via the IRS website. Taxes Government MCPL Web On-site
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Image / Document Scanners

Scanners are available at all MCPL locations for the purpose of creating digital files from photos, documents and other media. To ensure scanner availability, please contact us before you arrive at the library. MCPL On-site Computers and Technology
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Magazines and Newspapers

The following magazines and newspapers are currently offered in printed form at the specified MCPL locations.  These subscriptions are subject to change without notice; contact us for the latest information. Newspapers and the most recent issue of each magazine are available for reading in the library only. Magazine back... Newspapers and Magazines MCPL On-site

Microfilm Archives

Microfilm archives of Marathon County newspapers from the late 1800s onward (primarily the Wausau Daily Herald) are available at MCPL Wausau, plus digital microform viewers with options to scan or print articles. Additionally, MCPL Mosinee has micofilm of the Mosinee Times and a digital microform viewer. MCPL On-site Genealogy Newspapers and Magazines
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Personalized Reading Suggestions

Are you looking for books to add to the top of your must-read list? Let the staff at the Marathon County Public Library help! We are eager to use our expertise to find great reads just for you. Complete this form, and we'll send you three personalized reading recommendations within four... MCPL On-site Reading Advice

Photocopiers

Black and white copiers are available at all MCPL locations. One-sided letter or legal-sized copies are 10¢ each. Double-sided copies are 20¢ each. Oversized copies (11" x 17") are 20¢ for one-sided copies and 40¢ for double-sided copies. A color copier is at MCPL Wausau. One-sided color copies are 50¢ each.... MCPL On-site
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Proctoring

Take your proctored exam at the library! Proctoring services are available at all MCPL locations to persons engaged in distance and online courses. Please review the following information sheets: Proctoring at MCPL Wausau |... MCPL On-site Online Courses College Prep For Educators

Research Assistance

Reference Desk Our reference desk and branch staff are ready to answer your research questions during our regular hours of operation. If you can't make it to the library in person, you can call or email us. Appointments: For assistance with... MCPL On-site
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Wisconsin Collection

The Wisconsin Collection at MCPL Wausau includes nonfiction items related to Marathon County and Wisconsin. This includes nonfiction books, microfiche, family genealogies, maps and more. MCPL On-site Genealogy Wisconsin Local History Marathon County

Wisconsin Tax Forms

From January through April every year, a selection of the most commonly used Wisconsin state tax forms and publications are available at all MCPL locations. (Note: Supplies are limited! Call ahead to ensure we have the documents you need.) Otherwise, most forms and publications can be printed via the Wisconsin Dept. of Revenue... Government Taxes Wisconsin MCPL Web On-site