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Close Zablocki Branch will be closed for a Staff Training Day

Thursday, September 21, 2017. Regular service will resume on Friday, September 22 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Please join us on Saturday, Oct. 7 for the Grand Opening of the Mitchell Street Branch at 10 a.m.

Forest Home Branch is now closed. All returns should be brought to the book drop in the rear parking lot of the Mitchell Street location.

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Tutors are available seven days a week from 2 p.m.-11 p.m. for all grades.

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Yesterday's Negro League Baseball Players Exhibit Reception
Event | Central

Yesterday's Negro League Baseball Players Exhibit Reception

Features a variety of memorabilia highlighting the history of the league.

On Exhibit Sept. 7-Oct. 1
Discovery Lunches
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Discovery Lunches

One-hour programs for adults that invite you to explore and connect with fellow learners. A light lunch is provided. Tuesdays from 12:30-1:30 p.m.

Inspiration starts here!
Saturday, Oct. 7, 10 a.m.
Event | Mitchell Street

Saturday, Oct. 7, 10 a.m.

Mayor Tom Barrett, Alderman José G. Pérez, Library Director Paula Kiely, and the MPL Board of Trustees invite you to the Grand Opening of the Mitchell Street Branch.

Join us!
Join the Teen Advisory Board!
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Join the Teen Advisory Board!

Have fun, get involved and make a difference @ your library! For teens entering grades 8-12 for the 2017-2018 school year.

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Held at the Beautiful Central Library
Event | Central

Held at the Beautiful Central Library

Honoring Senator Herb Kohl & Don Rosanova, President of Mariano's, for their contributions to literacy and lifelong learning.

Thursday, Oct, 19, 5:30 p.m.
Green Roof Tours
Resource | Central

Green Roof Tours

Free Green Roof Tours of Central Library.

Wednesdays at noon; Saturdays at 10 a.m.
Upcoming Author Events
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Upcoming Author Events

MPL is proud to host a veritable bounty of nationally acclaimed and local authors this fall. There are authors for every age and interest.

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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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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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Ask a Question, Save a Life

By MPL Staff on Sep 19, 2017 9:05AM

Suicide Prevention: Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) workshops are taking place at Atkinson, Tippecanoe and Mitchell Street Branches this fall.

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Events, Programs, and Classes


Tuesday, September 19, 2017
12:00 AM
Exhibit: Yesterday's Negro League Baseball Players at Central

 Yesterday's Negro League Baseball Players Exhibit contains portraits and memorabilia providing…

9:30 AM
Computer Class: Internet Basics at Tippecanoe

Feeling left behind on the Information Superhighway? Learn about the Internet…

9:30 AM
Computer Class: Internet Basics at Capitol

Feeling left behind on the Information Superhighway? Learn about the Internet…

10:30 AM
Preschool Story Time at Central

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

12:00 PM
Drop-In Job Help! at Center Street

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

12:00 PM
Drop-In Job Help! at Villard Square

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

12:30 PM
Discovery Lunches: Explore Beautiful Bavaria at Zablocki

Explore Beautiful Bavaria with Ralph Danielsen: A journey to Beautiful Bavaria…

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

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

1:00 PM
Drop-In Tutoring for Adults at Central

Need help with*... Preparing for a school or work-related exam? …

3:00 PM
Drop-In Tutoring for Adults at Washington Park

Need help with*... Preparing for a school or work-related exam? …

3:30 PM
Teacher in the Library at Mill Road

Teachers are available after school at selected libraries to assist…

4:00 PM
Talk Like a Pirate Day at Tippecanoe

Arrrrrr ye ready to celebrate?  Landlubbers needed to swab the…

4:00 PM
Teacher in the Library at Villard Square

Teachers are available after school at selected libraries to assist…

4:00 PM
Dream Keepers Writing Circle at Capitol

Calling all young writers (ages 9-13)!  Work on your writing…