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Meet the Author
Event | Centennial Hall

Meet the Author

New local author J.F. Riordan will present her novel "North of the Tension Line." Books will be available for purchase from Boswell Book Company.

Monday, Sept. 29, 6:30 p.m.
Make Miracles Happen!
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Make Miracles Happen!

You can give the gift of a promising future to area children by playing the Miracle Bingo game now through December 11.

Learn more!
Harvest Fest
Event | Central

Harvest Fest

Celebrate the season with live music, pumpkins, face painting, cookies, live animals and stories.

Saturday, Sept. 27, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Doors Open Milwaukee
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Doors Open Milwaukee

Doors Open at Central Library and Villard Square Branch

Saturday, Sept. 20, 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
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Get A Library Card

Your library card is your gateway to a world of information! A library card is free to all City of Milwaukee residents and residents of municipalities that belong to the MCFLS.

Get your card today
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Zinio for Libraries

Download digital copies of popular magazines to your computer, tablet, or mobile device.

Get started for FREE!
Resource | East

East Library Updates

During construction of the new East Branch, the library is temporarily relocated at 2430 N. Murray Ave.

Recent news about the East branch
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Brainfuse

Tutors are available seven days a week from 2 p.m. to 11 p.m. for all grades, from 1st grade to college level.

Get one-on-one help!
CountyCat Mobile
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CountyCat Mobile

The all new CountyCat Mobile is a service for mobile devices that allows you to search the catalog, maintain your account and get information from the public libraries in the system while on the go.

Go mobile today
Support East Branch
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Support East Branch

You can help! The investment you make today will provide a lasting return for many years to come.

Donate Today!
Blues to the Rescue
Event | Central

Blues to the Rescue

Blues to the Rescue Exhibit and Program Exhibit Sept. 9-Nov. 11 Program Sept. 9, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Blues to the Rescue
Event | Central

Researching Your Family Tree

Learn how to start investigating your family history at the library.

Thursday, Sept. 18, 12-1 p.m.
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Genealogy Tools at Your Library

Genealogical materials at MPL are enhanced by collections which have been developed for more than a century.

Genealogical Research
Used Book Sale
Event | Central

Used Book Sale

10-cent Used Book Sale

Saturday, Sept. 20, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Patent Searching 101
Event | Central

Patent Searching 101

Librarians will explain how to conduct a patent search in this free monthly program.

Thursday, Sept. 25, 12-1 p.m.
Skeins of Milwaukee
Event | Central

Skeins of Milwaukee

Share and learn with others who knit and crochet.

Saturday,Sept. 27 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Library Seeking Developers!
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Library Seeking Developers!

Learn more about four unique development opportunities and download the Request for Interest.

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Wednesday, September 17, 2014
9:30 AM
Internet Basics at Capitol

Learn about the Internet and the World Wide Web, how…

9:30 AM
Internet Basics at Martin Luther King

Learn about the Internet and the World Wide Web, how…

9:30 AM
Internet Basics at Mill Road

Learn about the Internet and the World Wide Web, how…

9:30 AM
Play Group with Stories at Central

A 20-minute story time for children and their parents or…

12:00 PM
Green Roof Tour at Central

Visit the Green Ideas area at Central Library for more…

12:00 PM
Drop-In Job Help! at Atkinson

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

12:00 PM
Drop-In Job Help! at Forest Home

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

1:30 PM
Drop-In Job Help! at Washington Park

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

3:30 PM
Fall Kids Club at Tippecanoe

Kids ages 6-12 will have fun with art, science, music…

3:30 PM
Art Workshop at Tippecanoe

A drop-in program designed for children in grades K5-5th grade,…

3:30 PM
Teacher in the Library at Atkinson

Teachers are available after school at selected libraries to assist…

3:30 PM
Teacher in the Library at Bay View

Teachers are available after school at selected libraries to assist…

3:30 PM
Teacher in the Library at Capitol

Teachers are available after school at selected libraries to assist…

3:30 PM
Teacher in the Library at Center Street

Teachers are available after school at selected libraries to assist…

3:30 PM
Teacher in the Library at Martin Luther King

Teachers are available after school at selected libraries to assist…