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Coloring the Cosmos
Event | Rare Books Room

Coloring the Cosmos

A Tour of the Universe through the Art of E. L. Trouvelot at Central

Saturday, April 29, 2-4 pm
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.

Share your input!
MKE Big Read
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MKE Big Read

Read along with all of Milwaukee during MKE Big Read! As part of the NEA Big Read 2017, Milwaukee Public Library will offer exciting events, programs, and discussions related to Julia Alvarez’s In the Time of the Butterflies.

April 1-May 13, 2017
Crossing the Line Exhibit
Event | Central

Crossing the Line Exhibit

Exhibit: Crossing the Line The Milwaukee Fair Housing Marches of 1967-1968

On Exhibit March 22-April 11
Spring Literary Luncheon
Event

Spring Literary Luncheon

Pulitzer Prize Winner Elizabeth Strout is featured author and will present new release Anything is Possible at WI Club on Friday, May 5, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Seating is limited.

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Discovery Lunches
Resource

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!
The Creative Writing Collective
Resource | Tippecanoe

The Creative Writing Collective

Take part in this new community of creative people and meet with other budding writers for peer support and constructive input.

First Wed. of the month, 6-7:30 p.m.
Teacher in the Library
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Teacher in the Library

Teachers are available after school at selected libraries to assist students in grades 1 through 8 and their parents with homework help and encouragement.

Now thru early June!
Teen Bootcamp & Job Fair
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Teen Bootcamp & Job Fair

Join us this March & April for Teen Job Application Bootcamps and Job Fairs located at various MPL branches. Get ready to impress your future employers! For teens ages 16-19.

Learn more!
Need Information About Taxes?
Research

Need Information About Taxes?

Milwaukee Public Library has resources that can help.

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Library Development
About MPL

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.

Learn more!
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.

View our calendar!
Brainfuse
Research

Brainfuse

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

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Tuesday, March 28, 2017
12:00 AM
ZIP MKE at Mill Road Branch at Mill Road

28 Zip Codes, 1 City. ZIP MKE is a unique…

12:00 AM
Crossing the Line: The Milwaukee Fair Housing Marches of 1967-1968 at Central

Crossing the Line: The Milwaukee Fair Housing Marches of 1967-1968 commemorates…

9:30 AM
Computer Class: Internet Basics at Capitol

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

9:30 AM
Computer Class: Internet Basics at Tippecanoe

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

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
Drop-In Tutoring for Adults at Central

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

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 Mill Road

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

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 Forest Home

Teachers are available after school at selected libraries to assist…