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Close The following branches will be closed for Staff Training Days:

Villard Square on Thursday, October 22 and Washington Park on Thursday, October 29.

Thursday, October 22

The Central Library will close early at 3 p.m.

Milwaukee Public Library Hours & Locations




Treasures of the Rare Books Room - The Negro Motorist Green Book

By MPL Staff on Oct 1, 2015 8:35 AM

Today, most travelers take for granted the ease in which they eat on the road, purchase gas, or book hotels. In the Jim Crow era, when discrimination against African Americans was rampant and sanctioned, many did not have that luxury. The Green Book was created to help.

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Lunch & Learn: BYOD: Bring Your Own Device

By MPL Staff on Sep 30, 2015 8:49 AM

Bring your phone, tablet, or whatever device you use and we'll help you set it up. Learn how to download eBooks, music, movies, magazines and more for free with your library card!

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Author! Author!

By Jacki on Sep 14, 2015 10:14 AM

We have an incredible line-up of authors this fall! David Maraniss, Sarah Vowell and more. Find all the details on our Upcoming Author Events page!

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