The Marathon County Public Library (MCPL) staff works for months to organize dozens of exciting summer programs packed into just a few months.
With this year’s theme “A Universe of Stories” in mind, see what’s “out there” for you this summer across MCPL’s 9 Marathon County locations. (Click the title for details…)
Learn about some of Marathon County’s fishing hot spots. And get the scoop on a local fly-fishing class at the UW-Stevens Point at Wausau campus that might snag your attention! (Click the title for details…)
There are many centrally located meeting spaces throughout the County, some of which are available free and some for a fee. Whether your group is converging on the County from other parts of the State, or you’re a local who is looking for a new space for a private gathering or a public meeting, take a look at some of the options available to you in Marathon County! (Click the title for details…)
From delivering library materials via bookmobile to patrons on horseback, to poring through dusty reference materials, to reading stories & doing crafts with THOUSANDS of children, Sharyn Heili experienced the gamut during her 44 years with the Marathon County Public Library. Take a stroll down memory lane with librarian Sharyn Heili 1 week after her recent retirement. It’ll truly make you appreciate the amazing people and resources we have in our local library system — both then and now. (Click the title for details…)
Get the lowdown on the ins & outs of using computers, printers, and Wi-Fi at Marathon County Public Libraries.
Plus, get a peek at the library’s special programming for families over the HOLIDAY BREAK. You won’t want to miss Family Film Friday, the New Year’s Eve Toddler Dance Party, The Magic of Dr. Seuss by Magic Bob, and much more! (Click the title for details…)
The Marathon County Literacy Council (McLit) has helped dozens of people improve reading, writing, and math skills, better comprehend English, and much more! Attend their ribbon-cutting on November 27, 2018, for the Grand Opening of their newest Literacy Education Center, located on the second floor of The Salvation Army. Find out more about what McLit does and how you might be able to help in the full article. (Click the title for details…)
We asked several local community leaders — plus our Editorial Board — to share what they’re grateful for in 2018 and what they’re looking forward to in 2019. Their answers run the gamut from A to Z… Awe-inspiring to zany! (Click the title to learn more.)
The 2nd annual Central Wisconsin Book Festival will offer nearly 20 events over 4 days: September 27–30, 2018. And it’s all FREE! (Click the title for details…)
A new initiative of Marathon County University of Wisconsin–Extension seeks to develop community partnerships that bring the healing power of therapeutic horticulture to people facing addiction, disabilities, illness, or other life circumstances. The seeds of these therapy programs produce much more than just great fruits and veggies! (Click the title for details.)
The Friends of the Marathon County Public Library are busy preparing for their next book sale on August 2–5, 2018 — although calling it a “book” sale doesn’t come close to describing all of the great items for sale. There are THOUSANDS of items to choose from with all proceeds benefiting the library. (Click the title for details.)