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This Saturday is International Games Day at the Library!

By MPL Staff on Nov 12, 2014 1:51 PM

This Saturday, the Forest Home, Atkinson, and Downtown Central Libraries will be celebrating International Games Day. Come in from 1-4 to play and learn about designer games (and also old favorites!), with some assistance from local store Board Game Barrister, and some games generously donated by local company Minion Games!

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USPTO Roadshow!

By Brett R on Nov 10, 2014 11:30 AM

Hey there, inventors - the United States Patent and Trademark Roadshow is coming to Central Library! It's FREE and open to the public!

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Read The Bingo Queens of Oneida

By Heather on Nov 7, 2014 2:20 PM

Before Indian casinos sprouted up around the country, a few enterprising tribes got their start in gambling by opening bingo parlors. A group of women on the Oneida Indian Reservation just outside Green Bay, Wisconsin, introduced bingo in 1976 simply to pay a few bills. Bingo not only paid the light bill at the struggling civic center but was soon financing vital health and housing…

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Walk-ins welcome at House History program on Sat. 11/1!

By Heather S on Oct 31, 2014 12:23 PM

Come have fun learning how to research the history of your Milwaukee home! There is still time to sign for the House History event at Central Library on Saturday, Nov. 1 from 9:30 - 11:30 a.m. Call 286-3011 to reserve your seat. If you haven't registered but would like to attend, we expect to be able to accommodate walk-ins, as well.

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