Adults and teens can write short stories, poems, essays, true stories and other forms of writing about the COVID-19 crisis as part of the Marathon County Public Library’s Pandemic Writing Project! Submissions can be emailed to and will be shared on the MCPL Blog. Free. Call 715-261-7230 for more info.

The library will stream live virtual story times every morning at 10 a.m. from March 23-27 via Facebook Live. Parents and kids can access these story times by visiting MCPL’s Facebook page at Free. For more info, call 715-261-7230.

The library will offer live, on-the-spot reading suggestions for people via Facebook on March 24 from 1-3 p.m. and again on March 31 from 1-3 p.m. Participants can post about the last two books they read on the library’s Facebook page and will receive near-instant book recommendations from library staff. Free. For more info, call 715-261-7230.