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Around the Corner with John McGivern

By Jennifer on Sep 11, 2014 8:50 AM

"Around the Corner" host John McGivern will share his experiences growing up on Milwaukee's east side, his memories of the Milwaukee Public Library, and reveal the origins of his popular "Around the Corner" program on PBS and its evolution.

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Canada Declares War!

By Tim on Sep 10, 2014 9:23 AM

It was 75 years ago today when Canada officially declared war upon Nazi Germany to join the United Kingdom and France in World War II.

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¿Dónde está la biblioteca?

By Brett R on Sep 8, 2014 12:05 PM

Want to learn a foreign language? Milwaukee Public Library offers not just one, but TWO (dos, zwei, deux, twee) online resources for language learning!

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September is Library Card Sign-up Month

By Heather S on Sep 5, 2014 10:24 AM

What’s the best way to prepare children for school year? Make sure they have a library card! A library card gives access to books, e-books, online homework help and other tools they need to succeed. September is Library Card Sign-up Month.Visit your library in person - or online.

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Lunch & Learn: Back-to-School Resources

By Jennifer P on Sep 4, 2014 8:46 AM

Help your children start the school year ready for success. Learn about the many resources available at the Milwaukee Public Library so that children ages kindergarten through high school have the best year ever!

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Save the Date - J. F. Riordan at Centennial Hall September 29

By Tim R on Sep 3, 2014 8:35 AM

J.F. Riordan was born in New Jersey and moved to Wisconsin as a child. She studied voice at the University of New Mexico and returned to the Midwest to teach high school English before taking a position as a program offi cer for a foundation. She lives in exile from Washington Island with her husband and two dogs.

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