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All Milwaukee Public Library Locations Closed...

Monday, January 18 for Martin Luther King Day. Celebrate MLK Day 2021 with us virtually! Learn More.

All MPL locations will switch to curbside materials pick up only starting Thursday, December 3.

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Milwaukee Public Library Hours & Locations Close

Starting December 3, as a result of increases in COVID-19 positive cases throughout the City of Milwaukee, all MPL locations will switch to curbside materials pick up only.  Materials can be requested online at mpl.org or by calling Ready Reference at 286-3011. Learn More.
 

 

 

Resilient Communities
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Resilient Communities

Resilient Communities: Libraries Respond to Climate Change is a series of programs and book talks that will help libraries engage their communities in programs and conversations on the climate crisis.

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Job Readiness 101
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Job Readiness 101

The library is a great place to start your job search, with resources for discovering a new career path, creating a cover letter and resume, and finding job opportunities.

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Virtual Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2021
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Virtual Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2021

Honor Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.’s legacy by fighting against injustice through learning, reading, and connecting. There will be guest speakers Daphne-Barbee-Wooten and Terrance Roberts, artist Charly Palmer, a trivia challenge and more.

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COVID Resources: Job Help
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COVID Resources: Job Help

Jobs, Business & Finance: Looking for a job? MPL provides a list of helpful sites and more

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COVID Resources: Basic Needs
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COVID Resources: Basic Needs

Basic Needs: Need meal or rent assistance? MPL provides a list of helpful sites.

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COVID Resources: Health and Wellness
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COVID Resources: Health and Wellness

Health and Wellness: Seeking free COVID testing or care? MPL provides a list of helpful sites.

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Renew Your Library Card Online

Renew Your Library Card Online

Every two years, libraries renew a person's library card to make sure the contact information is up-to-date. You can renew your library card using an online form.

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English as a Second Language (ESL)
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English as a Second Language (ESL)

MPL offers resources for English as a Second Language (ESL) learners. Practice English reading and speaking with other learners and more. Everyone is welcome!

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Request a Book Bundle
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Request a Book Bundle

Let your imagination soar with Book Bundles! Let us know what you're in the mood for, and our staff will select up to five (5) items in a variety of formats based on your input.

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By MPL Staff on Nov 30, 2020 1:30PM

The Milwaukee Public Library’s newest branch, Good Hope, opened on July 29th.  While searching MPL’s annual reports about the 1918-1919 Influenza Pandemic, they revealed that we provided service at the…

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Events, Programs, and Classes


Jan 18 12:00 PM
Meet Artist Charly Palmer at Virtual

Charly Palmer shares his inspiring journey from humble beginnings in Milwaukee…

Jan 18 1:00 PM
#MLKMPL2021 Challenge at Virtual

View the final cut of the #MLKMPL2021 Challenge video featuring a…

Jan 18 2:00 PM
Dr. King's Legacy and Our Future at Virtual

Engage in a conversation about the past, present and future…

Jan 19 10:30 AM
Story Time at Virtual

Young children and their caregivers are invited to a VIRTUAL…

Jan 19 2:00 PM
Job Readiness 101: Virtual Interviewing Skills at Virtual

Click here to register:  https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJYtfuGtrTIuE9DbefY4VMJNx5RtpkmH4Sdn  After registering, you will receive an…

Jan 19 3:30 PM
Teacher in the Library at Virtual

Teachers are available via Google Meet to assist students in grades…

Jan 19 4:00 PM
English Conversation Hour at Virtual

English Conversation Hour is a free weekly conversation session for adult…

Jan 19 6:00 PM
Milwaukee Must Reads: The Death and Life of the Great Lakes at Virtual

Read where you are, take an adventure somewhere new in…

Jan 20 10:30 AM
Story Time at Virtual

Young children and their caregivers are invited to a VIRTUAL…

Jan 20 3:30 PM
Teacher in the Library at Virtual

Teachers are available via Google Meet to assist students in grades…

Jan 21 9:30 AM
Bilingual Story Time in ASL at Virtual

Celebrate the culture of Deaf/Hard of Hearing (HoH) with a story…

Jan 21 10:30 AM
Story Time at Virtual

Young children and their caregivers are invited to a VIRTUAL…

Jan 21 4:00 PM
Teacher in the Library at Virtual

Teachers are available via Google Meet to assist students in grades…

Jan 21 6:30 PM
Write On! January theme: Promises at Virtual

Write On! Is a creative writing program from Milwaukee Public Library. With…

Jan 22 9:30 AM
Cuentacuentos en español at Virtual

Marquen sus calendarios para Cuentacuentos virtuales en español cada otro…