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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
WTBBL at East
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WTBBL at East

Wisconsin Talking Book and Braille Library: Hear What we Have to Offer

Friday, August 7, 2-3 p.m.
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Oxford English Dictionary

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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.
MPL Express Orientation Sessions
Resource | MPL Express at Silver Spring

MPL Express Orientation Sessions

Summer Orientation Sessions May 12-August 6, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 2-4 p.m.

Learn how to use your MPL Express Library
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!
Let the Wild Rumpus Start!
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Let the Wild Rumpus Start!

Join MPL as we honor Maurice Sendak and celebrate 50 years of Where the Wild Things Are with a special exhibit at Central Library. Exciting programs and activities for all ages at Central and branch locations.

July 10 - Aug. 23, 2015
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!
Lunch and Learn
Event | Central

Lunch and Learn

Shopping Tips for Healthy Eating Options with lunch provided by Cousins Subs.

Wednesday, Aug. 5, 12:15 p.m.

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Sunday, August 2, 2015
12:00 AM
Maurice Sendak Memorial Exhibit at Central

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of Where the Wild Things Are

12:00 AM
Celebrate 25 Years of ADA at Central

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