Mon., 1/22/18 - Tue., 5/29/18 @ All MCPL Locations
Teen & Adult Event Drop-in Calling all local writers! Submit your entry for a writing competition in fiction, poetry and creative non-fiction. Winners' work published in a local paper!
Fri., 3/23/18 - Sat., 3/31/18 @ MCPL Hatley
All-Ages Event Drop-in Visit our Hatley Branch any time the library is open to tinker with tech gadgets including a 3D pen, Dash and Dot Robot and more!
Adult Event Improve your verbal interactions with your child through a talk pedometer and parent education classes! Registration required.
Tue., 3/27/18, 1pm - 4pm @ MCPL Athens
Adult Event Drop-in Join us every Tuesday afternoon to socialize with other like-minded fans of fiber arts like knitting and crocheting. Bring friends or make new ones!
Adult Event Drop-in Quilters and crafters are invited to gather to learn, create, and share! In addition to sharing quilting skills and techniques, we'll also teach a new craft each month. Bring supplies, the library will supply patterns and books.
Adult Event Learn how to make a Facebook profile, send friend requests, like, comment and more during part one of this two-part course. Free and open to adults.
Adult Event Drop-in Knitters, crocheters, and crafters of all ages and experience levels are invited to gather to create and socialize!
Tue., 3/27/18, 6:30pm - 8pm @ MCPL Wausau
Adult Event Join us for a presentation by experienced outdoor adventurer John E. Van Barriger about essential equipment to handle emergencies for just about any silent sport!
Wed., 3/28/18, 11am - 12pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Adult Event Join us for a discussion of "Lilac Girls," about the intersecting lives of an American woman and a Polish woman during World War II.
Wed., 3/28/18, 12pm - 1pm @ MCPL Wausau
Adult Event Drop-in The Readers of Classic Literature book club will discuss some of the legendary tales by the Brothers Grimm!
Mon., 4/2/18, 1pm - 7pm @ MCPL Athens
All-Ages Event Patrons of all ages can make a variety of imaginative creations using pipe cleaners! Free, with all supplies provided.
Adult Event Increase your knowledge of Facebook and learn how to use additional tools on the social media site with Part 2 of our Facebook Fundamentals class!
Wed., 4/4/18, 5pm - 6pm @ MCPL Marathon City
Adult Event Join us for a presentation on a variety of conservation farming practices with Jason Cavadini of the University of Wisconsin-Marshfield/Wood County.
Mon., 4/9/18 - Fri., 4/13/18 @ MCPL Mosinee
All-Ages Event Drop-in Celebrate National Library Week by decorating your own bookmark! Free and all supplies provided.
Mon., 4/9/18, 5:45pm - 6:45pm @ MCPL Marathon City
Adult Event Join us for our monthly book club at MCPL Marathon City! For the month of April, we'll be reading "Felicity" by Mary Oliver! Free, with new members always welcome! Call 715-443-2775 for more information.
Tue., 4/10/18, 9am - 10am @ MCPL Spencer
Adult Event Marathon County Highway Commissioner James Griesbach will discuss the importance of driving safe in work zones. Free and open to the public.
Tue., 4/10/18, 2pm - 3pm @ MCPL Hatley
Adult Event Join our Hatley Branch Book Club in April to discuss the novel "In the Unlikely Event" by Judy Blume!
Tue., 4/10/18, 3:30pm - 4:30pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Kids & Adults Event Children and adults can create their own cherry blossom art using watercolor paints or 3-D blossoms using tissue paper!
Tue., 4/10/18, 6pm - 7pm @ MCPL Stratford
Adult Event Learn about growing herbs, incorporating them into your cooking and using them for health and beauty purposes during this free presentation!
Adult Event Drop-in Stop by MCPL Mosinee during National Library Week and let us help you with technology, devices and other questions!
Thu., 4/12/18, 6:30pm - 8pm @ MCPL Athens
Adult Event Join a lively discussion of this book, about a Chinese doctor torn between his feelings for two radically different women.
Mon., 4/16/18, 1pm - 2pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Adult Event Join us for a discussion of "Big Little Lies," about three mothers all harboring their own troubles and secrets, including their involvement in a potential murder at a school fundraiser.
Mon., 4/16/18, 1pm - 2pm @ MCPL Stratford
All-Ages Event Drop-in Hobby and craft enthusiasts are welcome to join us every month for a night of creating and socializing!
Adult Event Join us for a discussion of the book "Left Neglected," about a young mother who suffers a traumatic brain injury that forces her to adapt to a new way of life.
Mon., 4/16/18, 6:30pm - 8pm @ MCPL Wausau
Adult Event Take part in a lively discussion of Jiles' novel! No registration required and new participants are always welcome!
Tue., 4/17/18, 10:30am - 11:30am @ MCPL Hatley
Kids & Adults Event Celebrate Earth Day with stories about our planet and crafts and activities focused on the environment!
Tue., 4/17/18, 6pm - 8pm @ MCPL Wausau
Adult Event Join us for a free showing of this award-winning film about one of the most revered figures in world history!
Thu., 4/19/18, 6pm - 7pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Adult Event Join us for a presentation on what it takes to raise chickens at home, and bring your questions! Free and no registration required.
Mon., 4/23/18, 6:30pm - 7:30pm @ MCPL Spencer
Adult Event Anna Chilsen-Straub from the Marathon County Historical Society will talk about and show off wedding dresses from the past 100 years!
Wed., 4/25/18, 12pm - 1pm @ MCPL Wausau
Adult Event Drop-in Take part in a lively discussion of classic novels, plays and other stories each month!
Thu., 4/26/18, 6pm - 7pm @ MCPL Rothschild
Teen & Adult Event Adults and teens are welcome to learn a new, fun and easy way to make fun decorations! Free and supplies provided.
Thu., 4/26/18, 6:30pm - 7:30pm @ MCPL Wausau
Adult Event Learn the basics of composting from Paul Kage, Wausau's Urban Community Garden Coordinator!
Tue., 5/1/18, 9am - 10am @ MCPL Spencer
Adult Event It's time again to think about and plan for your garden (if you aren't already)! Here's a chance to pick the brain of a master gardener.
Tue., 5/1/18, 1pm - Sun., 9/30/18, 5pm @ All MCPL Locations
NEW! Adult Event Drop-in All MCPL locations will serve as collection sites for knit and crocheted baby caps for the 2018 Wisconsin CLICK for Babies: Period of Purple Crying. The campaign is aimed at raising awareness of Shaken Baby Syndrome.
Adult Event Learn how to create a free Pinterest account and how to navigate the website during this free class! Registration required.
Tue., 5/1/18, 6:30pm - 8pm @ MCPL Wausau
All-Ages Event Jennifer Redell, bat biologist with the Wisconsin DNR, will talk about Wisconsin's bat population, the part they play in the state's ecosystem and more!
Adult Event Join us for this fun and creative craft project, where we'll transform some simple household items into beautiful flowers! Free, with all supplies provided. Registration required.
Thu., 5/3/18, 1pm - 7pm @ MCPL Athens
All-Ages Event Drop-in Patrons of all ages are invited to make and decorate their own mini journals using a variety of craft supplies at our Athens Branch!
Thu., 5/3/18, 5pm - Sun., 5/6/18, 4pm @ MCPL Wausau
Adult Event Drop-in Stop by the library for great deals on gently used books, movies, music and more! Members-only sale Thursday, open to the public Friday-Sunday.
Adult Event Learn how to create your own email account and how to use it during this free introductory class! Call 715-261-7230 to register.
Tue., 5/8/18, 2pm - 3pm @ MCPL Hatley
Adult Event Join our Hatley Branch Book Club in May to discuss the book "Stiff: The Curious Lives of Human Cadavers" by Mary Roach!
Tue., 5/8/18, 6pm - 8:15pm @ MCPL Wausau
Adult Event Join us for a free screening of this Academy Award-nominated film about a meticulous dressmaker who falls for a working-class woman.
Thu., 5/10/18, 6:30pm - 8pm @ MCPL Athens
Adult Event Join us for a lively discussion of this memoir, which chronicles Burroughs' unconventional upbringing as he is raised by his mother's psychiatrist.
Mon., 5/14/18, 5:45pm - 6:45pm @ MCPL Marathon City
Adult Event Take part in a lively discussion of this landmark environmental book at our Marathon Branch!
Tue., 5/15/18, 10:30am - 11:30am @ MCPL Hatley
Kids & Adults Event Kids and families are invited to attend this story time all about the summer sun, with all supplies provided!
Thu., 5/17/18, 6pm - 7pm @ MCPL Spencer
Adult Event Julie Lucko from Wausau's Mount View Care Center will share tips and techniques for caregivers to relieve stress involved in day-to-day care. Free, no registration required.
Mon., 5/21/18, 1pm - 2pm @ MCPL Mosinee
Adult Event Join us for a discussion of "State of Wonder," about a researcher at a drug manufacturer who travels to the Brazilian jungle to investigate a supposed miracle drug and the death of a co-worker.
Mon., 5/21/18, 1pm - 2pm @ MCPL Stratford
Mon., 5/21/18, 6:30pm - 8pm @ MCPL Spencer
Adult Event Join us for a discussion of the book "Britt-Marie Was Here," about a woman who leaves her cheating husband, gets a new job and rediscovers the joys in life.
Mon., 5/21/18, 6:30pm - 8pm @ MCPL Wausau
Adult Event Take part in a lively discussion of an eclectic mix of fiction and non-fiction, including Towles' novel about an unrepentant Russian aristocrat!
Wed., 5/23/18, 12pm - 1pm @ MCPL Wausau
Adult Event Take part in a lively discussion of this classic tale, about a man who assumes a new identity and seeks revenge on those who got him wrongly imprisoned.
Kids & Adults Event Drop-in Decorate your own fairy house using a variety of craft supplies!