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Milwaukee Public Library Hours & Locations


Current Opportunities

Current Opportunities

One-time Opportunities

Outreach Event - Friday, June 19   [online application]
6350 N. 53rd St. (the old Webster Middle School)

Universal Academy for the College Bound: June 19, 2015 we will be hosting their second annual Health and Resource Fair open to scholars, parents, staff and the community at large.

Time: 9 a.m. until 4 p.m.
Looking for two volunteers to staff a resource trouble. 

Let the Wild Rumpus Start! Family Kick-Off Event -Saturday, July 11
[online application]

Join the Milwaukee Public Library as we honor Maurice Sendak and celebrate 50 years of Where the Wild Things Are. This opening day event will include a chance to meet a Wild Thing, get your face painted, celebrate Sendak-inspired art with Artists working in Education, decorate a monster snack and get moving with Mind, Body, & Soul Dancers.

Time: 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Location: Central Library Children’s Room
Number of Volunteers: 10
Activity: Help staff the activity table, guide Browser the Library Lion and Wild Thing monster mascots, general assistance.

Wild Rumpus Sleepover: Overnight at the Library - Saturday, August 8
[online application]

A very special wild rumpus themed sleepover at Central Library for children & parents. Activities include an Artists Working in Education (A.W.E.) Sendak art station, a library scavenger hunt, a Sendak story time, and film showing.

Time: 6:30 p.m.- 9 p.m.
Location: Central Library Children’s Room
Number of volunteers: 5
Activity: Staff the registration table, assist with library scavenger hunt

Pick 'N Save In-Store Celebration - Saturday, August 1
[online application]

Presenting Sponsor, Pick 'N Save will host in-store events celebrating the Sendak exhibit.

Time: 11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Location: Various Pick 'N Save stores throughout the city of Milwaukee (exact locations TBD)
Activity: Read books aloud to kids, facilitate coloring activity.

Ongoing Opportunities

Central Greeter [online application]

Central Library World War I project [online application]

Central Library Historic Poster Collection [online application]

Computer Assistant [online application]

Drop-in Adult Tutor [online application]

East Play Group Assistant [online application]

MPL Express Trainer (May 11 through Mid-August) [online application]

Outreach Events Assistant (Summer Reading Program and Library Card Campaign) [online application]