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Wall of Fame
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Wall of Fame

Wisconsin Writers Wall of Fame Induction Ceremony of Increase A. Lapham with John Gurda, Martha Bergland, Paul Hayes and Rob Nurre.

Tuesday, September 15, 6-7:30 p.m.
Brainfuse
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Brainfuse

Tutors are available seven days a week from 2 p.m.-7 p.m. for all grades.

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Open House ~ Mitchell Street Project
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Open House ~ Mitchell Street Project

Join us for a public open house to provide input on what's planned for the replacement of the Forest Home Library with a new branch.

September 2nd and 3rd
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CountryReports

Students and travelers! Go deep into the history and culture of foreign countries or US states.

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Morningstar Investment Research Center

Track stocks and investments.

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Celebrate 25 Years of ADA
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Celebrate 25 Years of ADA

MPL is proud to present Celebrate 25 Years of ADA, a display developed by IndependenceFirst.

July 1-Aug. 28, 2015
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Oxford English Dictionary

The most comprehensive listing of every word, its history and correct usage.

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Kompass

Trying to grow your business internationally? Get valuable contacts here.

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Library Development
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New Library Development of Mill Road and Forest Home Libraries

Go to the library's Development Page for more information.
Super Reader Program 2015
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Super Reader Program 2015

Be a Super Reader! For kids ages 12 and younger. Receive a yard sign to let the city know you are a Super Reader and are reading to defeat Dr. Brain Drain!

Beginning May 18!
Put Your Face in a Book!
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Put Your Face in a Book!

Teen Summer Reading Program for ages 13-18. Log the books you read online and visit any Milwaukee Public Library to collect prizes.

Sign-up May 18!
Book Bingo for Adults @ MPL
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Book Bingo for Adults @ MPL

Take your reading game to the next level with MPL's Book Bingo for Adults Summer Program. Enter to win a prize! Sponsored by The Friends of the Milwaukee Public Library.

Beginning, Monday, June 8!

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Friday, August 28, 2015
12:00 AM
Celebrate 25 Years of ADA at Central

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law by…

10:00 AM
Preschool Story Time at Martin Luther King

Preschoolers are invited for fun stories, songs, and finger plays…

10:30 AM
Preschool Story Time at Villard Square

Preschoolers are invited for fun stories, songs, and finger plays…

2:00 PM
Drop-In Job Help! at Bay View

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