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Teen Job Fair
Event | Center Street

Teen Job Fair

Don’t miss your chance to meet hiring managers and apply for a job! Both summer and year-round employers will be ready to meet you and give you a job application. This FREE event is just for teens ages 16-19.

Wednesday, April 24, 4-6 p.m.
Peeps® Diorama Contest & Workshops
Resource | Villard Square

Peeps® Diorama Contest & Workshops

Create your own book-themed Peeps® diorama to display at the library. See if your diorama gets the most votes. You may drop off your diorama at Villard Square between April 1 and April 20 to be entered into the contest. For ages 6-18.

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Creative Economy Week
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Creative Economy Week

Creative Economy Week focuses on community engagement through the arts, creative opportunities, and the arts and creativity as an investment for Wisconsin.

May 11-18, 2019
ESL Book Club
Resource | Tippecanoe

ESL Book Club

Practice your English reading comprehension and conversational skills. Discuss short stories from the 2018 book by Anjali Sachdeva.

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Spring Literary Luncheon
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Spring Literary Luncheon

Pulitzer Prize winner and New York Times bestselling author, David Maraniss, will be the featured speaker at the Spring Literary Luncheon hosted by the Friends of the Milwaukee Public Library at the Wisconsin Club.

Wednesday, May 29, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Field Work MKE
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Field Work MKE

Join the Milwaukee Public Library and the Milwaukee Public Museum in exploring the natural world through the lens of poetry.

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Career Online High School
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Career Online High School

MPL and Career Online High School have teamed up to help you finish high school and train for an in-demand job. Find out how you can qualify for a scholarship.

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Resource | Mitchell Street

An arts project that empowers Historic Mitchell Street neighbors to create, share, and celebrate diversity through storytelling and multi-media art, specifically engaging youth in the process.

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Teacher in the Library
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Teacher in the Library

Teachers are available after school at selected libraries to assist students in grades 1 through 8 and their parents with homework help and encouragement beginning January 7.

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Library Development
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Library Development

Milwaukee Public Library is replacing four branches with new library facilities that will be part of mixed-use projects and completely rebuilding one standalone branch from the inside out.

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Discovery Lunches
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Discovery Lunches

One-hour programs that let you explore and connect with fellow learners. Light refreshments provided.

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Saturday, April 20, 2019
9:00 AM
Exhibit: Milwaukee Area Teachers of Art 78th Annual Members Exhibition at Central

Milwaukee Area Teachers of Art 78th Annual Membership Show is Milwaukee's longest-running juried…

10:00 AM
Drop-In Tutoring for Adults at Central

Need help with*...  Preparing for a school or work-related exam? …

10:00 AM
Drop-In Tutoring for Adults at Washington Park

Need help with*...  Preparing for a school or work-related exam? …

10:00 AM
Computer Class: Email Basics at Central

Feel like the last person in the world without an e-mail…

10:00 AM
Computer Class: Email Basics at Center Street

Feel like the last person in the world without an e-mail…

10:00 AM
Last Piece Puzzle Club at Tippecanoe

Join us at the library for some quality puzzle time…

10:30 AM
Saturdays at Central: Flower Story Time at Central

Celebrate spring at a flower-powered story time. Bring the whole…

10:30 AM
Citizenship Classes at Mitchell Street

Free citizenship classes presented by Voces de la Frontera every…

11:00 AM
Bring Your Own Device at Bay View

Learn how to download eBooks, magazines, and music to your…

1:00 PM
Drop-In Tutoring for Adults at Atkinson

Need help with*...  Preparing for a school or work-related exam? …

1:00 PM
Drop-In Job Help! at Central

Need help getting a job online? A job trainer specialist…

1:00 PM
Soul Food Junkies Documentary Film Screening at Central

Join us for a free screening of the  Soul Food…

1:00 PM
Open Maker Time at Mitchell Street

Hang out, mess around, and geek out at the library!…

2:00 PM
Cell Phone Photography at Bay View

Learn to utilize basic photography skills on your smart phone…

2:00 PM
Saturday Afternoons at Central for 'Tweens: Tessellations at Central

Try your hand at creating tessellations - repeating patterns that…