Central Library will close at 3 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 23.
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In the 1960s a box of marriage certificates created between 1822 and 1876 was found at the Milwaukee County Courthouse. The certificates and accompanying documents were filmed in 1966. The…
On October 25, 1996, Milwaukee formally changed the name of the stretch of S. 16th Street that is now S Cesar Chavez Drive.
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Find U.S. Census schedules, family and place histories, the PERSI archive and Freedman’s Bank records in this genealogy trove from ProQuest. Provided as part of Wisconsin's BadgerLink program.
The Milwaukee Public Library is a department of the City of Milwaukee, like the Health Department or the Fire Department. The City Librarian, who is the department head, is appointed by the Mayor and sits on the Mayor's cabinet. "The general management, regulation and control of the library shall be vested in a Board of Trustees...," reads the bylaws of the Board. There are 12 members of the Board of Trustees.
Schedule of Meetings - 4:30 p.m.
All meetings at Central Library, First Floor Meeting Room unless otherwise noted.
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