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

Race and Social Equity Booklist

Race and Social Equity Booklist

Race and Social Equity statement from City Librarian Paula Kiely and books for all ages.

MPL Statement and Booklist
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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Digital Reading/eBooks

Digital Reading/eBooks

You can stay home, but travel the world with eBooks or read an eBook that was adapted as a film and so much more. Take a look at our staff curated lists featuring hoopla and OverDrive digital titles.

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Brainfuse
Research

Brainfuse

Tutors are available seven days a week from 11 a.m.-11 p.m. for all grades.

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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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Join the Super Reader Squad!
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Join the Super Reader Squad!

Sign up online and attend free virtual programs. It's Fun, Easy & Free! For ages 12 & younger.

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#MPLTeenSummerChallenge
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#MPLTeenSummerChallenge

Join the Teen Summer Challenge. Read, Create, and Discover all summer long! For ages 13 to 18.

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Why let kids have all the fun?

Why let kids have all the fun?

MPL is here to help grown-ups celebrate this summer with the best books around. Read or listen to five books by August 31, 2020 and be entered to win a membership for Milwaukee Film and other fun prizes. For Ages 18 +

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StoryBoss

StoryBoss

Free weekly workshops and end of summer Story Slam competition for teens.

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Jul 06 10:30 AM
Story Time at Virtual

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Jul 06 5:30 PM
Job Readiness 101: Build Your Resume at Virtual

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Jul 06 6:30 PM
PJ Story Time at Virtual

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Jul 07 10:30 AM
Story Time at Virtual

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

Jul 07 2:00 PM
StoryBoss Workshop at Virtual

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Jul 07 2:00 PM
Wisconsin Conservatory of Music at Virtual

Join Educators from the Wisconin Conservatory of Music for all sorts…

Jul 07 6:30 PM
Kindred by Octavia E. Butler (A Graphic Novel Adaptation) Book Discussion at Virtual

Join us for a discussion of the graphic novel adaptation…

Jul 08 10:30 AM
Story Time at Virtual

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

Jul 08 12:30 PM
Strings & Things: Virtual Knitting/Crocheting Circle at Virtual

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

Jul 08 2:00 PM
Miss Kim's Amazing Animals at Virtual

Virtually meet some of Miss Kim's special animal friends from small…

Jul 09 9:00 AM
Chair Yoga at Virtual

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Jul 09 10:30 AM
Story Time at Virtual

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

Jul 09 2:00 PM
Juggler Steve Girman at Virtual

Enjoy a fun-filled juggling show with Steve Girman!   

Jul 09 5:00 PM
StoryBoss Workshop at Virtual

The future of storytelling is in your hands! Use storytelling as…

Jul 09 6:30 PM
Write On! at Virtual

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