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Thursday, August 24, 2017. Regular service will resume on Friday, August 25 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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Saturday, September 2 through Monday, September 4 for Labor Day.

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10-Cent Used Book Sale
Event | Central

10-Cent Used Book Sale

10-Cent Used Book Sale sponsored by Friends of MPL featuring fiction, children's books and more. Admission is free.

Saturday, Sept. 16, 9 am-4 pm
Wonderfully Wild Wednesdays
Event | MPL Express at Silver Spring

Wonderfully Wild Wednesdays

Challenge friends and family with games from cribbage to checkers to giant tic-tac-toe.

Wednesday, August 16, 4-7 p.m.
Free Movies, Music, and More!

Free Movies, Music, and More!

Library card holders in Milwaukee County can download the free hoopla digital mobile app on their Android or IOS device to begin enjoying thousands of titles.

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Super Fun Free Activities For Ages 13-18
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Super Fun Free Activities For Ages 13-18

Explore your interests, discover new talents, earn great prizes, and hang out with friends. It's #MPLTeenSummerChallenge

Sign up in person or online!
Green Roof Tours
Resource | Central

Green Roof Tours

Free Green Roof Tours of Central Library.

Wednesdays at noon; Saturdays at 10 a.m.
Library Development
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Library Development

Milwaukee Public Library is replacing four branches with new library facilities that will be part of mixed-use projects and completely rebuilding one standalone branch from the inside out.

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Super Reader Program 2017
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Super Reader Program 2017

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!

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MKE United Public Survey

MKE United Public Survey

The MKE United Greater Downtown Action Agenda needs your feedback about their work to date. By working together, we can create a Greater Downtown that is welcoming to all, well positioned for future growth and poised to create benefits for the entire City.

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Read, Learn, Connect & Win Prizes!

Read, Learn, Connect & Win Prizes!

Take your reading game to the next level with #MPLBookBingo for Adults Summer Program. Submit entries at any MPL location.

Play June 1-August 31, 2017!
10-cent Used Book Sale
Support | Central

10-cent Used Book Sale

Featuring a large selection of gently used adult and children’s books, comics, magazines, CDs, records, audiobooks and more. Admission is FREE. Anodyne Coffee and other refreshments available for purchase.

Saturday, Sept. 16, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Solar Eclipse Event
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Solar Eclipse Event

Observe the solar eclipse, learn the key factors that bring about an eclipse, and take part in fun solar activities at various library locations.

Monday, August 21
MKE United Information Session

MKE United Information Session

Join us for an MKE United Informational session and open house.

Wednesday, Aug 16, 11:30 am-1 pm

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August 21st - Solar Eclipse Event

By MPL Staff on Aug 3, 2017 9:02AM

Observe the solar eclipse, learn the key factors that bring about an eclipse, and take part in fun solar activities. Get ready for this rare and fascinating astronomical event of…

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Events, Programs, and Classes


Wednesday, August 16, 2017
12:00 AM
Thinking Smart About Money Exhibit at Central

Learning about money can be fun! See the Thinking Money…

9:30 AM
Computer Class: Intermediate PowerPoint at Mill Road

In this class participants will learn to create more dynamic PowerPoint presentations.…

9:30 AM
Computer Class: Intermediate PowerPoint at Zablocki

In this class participants will learn to create more dynamic PowerPoint presentations.…

9:30 AM
Playgroup With Stories at Central

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

10:00 AM
Computer Class: Intermediate PowerPoint at Martin Luther King

In this class participants will learn to create more dynamic PowerPoint presentations.…

12:00 PM
Central Library Green Roof Tour at Central

The Central Library has 33,000 square feet of green roof…

1:00 PM
Drop-In Job Help! at Atkinson

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

1:00 PM
Drop-In Job Help! at Washington Park

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

1:30 PM
Drop-In Job Help! at Forest Home

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

2:30 PM
Basic Skills Tutor at Washington Park

FREE Basic Skills Classes for anyone who needs help:learning how…

4:00 PM
Wonderfully Wild Wednesdays - Family Game Time at MPL Express at Silver Spring

Family Game Night - Challenge friends and family with games…

5:30 PM
Computer Class: Intermediate PowerPoint at Bay View

In this class participants will learn to create more dynamic PowerPoint presentations.…

5:30 PM
Computer Class: Intermediate PowerPoint at Center Street

In this class participants will learn to create more dynamic PowerPoint presentations.…

6:00 PM
Trivia @ Tippecanoe: The Big Bang Theory at Tippecanoe

Do you know why Sheldon always knocks three times? Howard's astronaut…

6:00 PM
Juega y aprende at Zablocki

¡Jueguen con nosotros! Las familias con niños pequeños son bienvenidas…