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Close TO REDUCE THE SPREAD OF COVID-19, ALL MILWAUKEE PUBLIC LIBRARIES ARE CLOSED TEMPORARILY UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE.

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Milwaukee Public Library Hours & Locations Close

To reduce the spread of Covid-19, all Milwaukee public libraries are closed temporarily until further notice.

The health and safety of our patrons and our staff are top priorities for MPL. Staying home and practicing social distancing are the most effective ways to stop the spread of COVID-19.

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Outside Contactless Materials Pickup
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Outside Contactless Materials Pickup

Patrons can request and pick up materials by calling (414) 286-3011. Pickup can be arranged for the Central Library Drive-Up, or at the Tippecanoe or Washington Park Branches.

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2020 Census

2020 Census

Make sure your voice COUNTS! For the first time, you will be able to respond online, by phone, as well as by mail.

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Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

Sign up to become a volunteer for the Milwaukee 2020 Host Committee and the Democratic National Convention by creating an account on the Host Committee’s official volunteer portal!

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Jun 08 10:30 AM
Story Time at Virtual

Young children and their caregivers are invited to a VIRTUAL STORY…

Jun 08 6:30 PM
PJ Story Time at Virtual

Families with young children are invited to a VIRTUAL STORY…

Jun 09 10:30 AM
Story Time at Virtual

Young children and their caregivers are invited to a VIRTUAL STORY…

Jun 09 3:00 PM
Virtual Community Wisdom Circles-Teen Edition at Virtual

Join the Milwaukee Public Library and its Virtual Community Wisdom…

Jun 09 6:00 PM
Low Maintenance Landscaping and Managing Water Where it Falls with Melinda Myers at Virtual

Register for the Webinar here.    Flooded streets, yards, and…

Jun 10 10:30 AM
Story Time at Virtual

Young children and their caregivers are invited to a VIRTUAL STORY…

Jun 10 12:30 PM
Strings & Things: Virtual Knitting/Crochet Circle at Virtual

Do you like to knit over lunch? Crochet mid-day? Join…

Jun 10 6:00 PM
Good Time Party Girl: The Notorious Life of Dirty Helen Cromwell at Virtual

Register for the program here. Join Christina Ward, Vice-President…

Jun 11 10:30 AM
Story Time at Virtual

Young children and their caregivers are invited to a VIRTUAL STORY…

Jun 11 6:30 PM
Write On! at Virtual

Write On! A creative writing program from Milwaukee Public Library. With prompts…

Jun 12 9:30 AM
Juega y aprende para familias at Virtual

Acompáñenos para disfrutar de juegos imaginarios para familias con niños…

Jun 12 10:30 AM
Story Time at Virtual

Young children and their caregivers are invited to a VIRTUAL STORY…

Jun 12 2:30 PM
Meditation Fridays at Virtual

Register for Meditation Fridays…

Jun 15 10:30 AM
Story Time at Virtual

Young children and their caregivers are invited to a VIRTUAL STORY…

Jun 15 6:30 PM
PJ Story Time at Virtual

Families with young children are invited to a VIRTUAL STORY…