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Lunch & Learn: Great Apps for All Ages

By anna on Mar 25, 2014 9:09 AM

Do your children play games on an electronic device? Learn about free, entertaining, educational and age-appropriate apps for children and teens. Bring your device to load some of them. Group presentation from 12:10-12:20 p.m. Then we'll be breaking into small, hands-on groups. We'll provide subs from Cousins Subs, chips and water. Feel free to bring additional munchies if you'd like. Doors open at noon. Lunch will be…

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Join Our Outreach Team And Promote Summer Reading

By anna on Mar 6, 2014 12:19 PM

Attention educators! Milwaukee Public Library is hiring contractors for our summer reading outreach initiatives. We need educators with either early childhood experience or elementary age experience. Please follow this link for more detailed job descriptions and application information.

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Black Cinema Film Series : Ethnic Notions

By jennifer on Feb 11, 2014 12:25 PM

Ethnic Notions looks at the portrayal of African Americans in American pop culture in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. This Emmy award-winning documentary takes viewers on a disturbing voyage through American history, tracing the evolution of the deeply rooted stereotypes that have fueled anti-Black prejudice. Ethnic Notions was directed by Marlon Riggs, who, in addition to being a filmmaker, was also a poet,…

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African American History with Clayborn Benson

By jennifer on Feb 4, 2014 12:05 PM

Clayborn Benson at a Kwanzaa celebration. Photo provided by Clayborn Benson In celebration of Black History Month, Milwaukee Public Library is hosting several events at multiple library locations throughout the month of February. One of these events, African American History with Clayborn Benson will be held on Wednesday, February 12th at the Martin Luther King Library. What impact did African Americans have on Wisconsin's inception as a…

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A Brief Lesson in the Ojibwe Language

By anna on Oct 31, 2013 3:02 PM

Ojibwemowin is an indigenous language spoken by the Anishinaabe, or Ojibwe people. (Ojibwe tribes are also often referred to as "Ojibwa," "Ojibway," or "Chippewa.") Ojibwe tribes live in the Great Lakes region of the United States and Canada including Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, North Dakota, Montana, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, and Quebec. Because of the wide expanse of Ojibwe territory, there is…

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