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Don't Go Looking for a New Ride in This Blue Book

By Tim R on Dec 17, 2014 9:55 AM

Today is marked by many anniversaries: 25 years since the first broadcast of The Simpsons, 27 years since the first Final Fantasy video game was released (and exactly how final is that fantasy if there are now more than 14 of them?),  57 years since the death of author Dorothy Sayers, amongst other events.

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Return to Downton

By Brett R on Dec 15, 2014 11:30 AM

Season 5 of Downton Abbey is right around the corner! MPL can help you get caught up on the series and learn more about the show.

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MPL now offers the online Oxford English Dictionary!

By Heather S on Dec 13, 2014 12:13 PM

Are you a word freak? An etymology fan? a connoisseur of the lingua anglica (which has, of course, become the lingua franca of modern times)? Milwaukee Public Library is pleased to announce that our users now have access to the Oxford English Dictionary online database. The Oxford English Dictionary database is available to all users within Milwaukee Public Library locations, as well as by remote…

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It's Human Rights Day

By Tim on Dec 10, 2014 9:49 AM

Today, December 10th, marks Human Rights Day as proclaimed by the United Nations. The purpose of the day is to highlight the UN’s own Universal Declaration of Human Rights, created on this date in 1948.

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