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All MPL Neighborhood Branches will be CLOSED on Tuesday, November 3, 2020*

*Central Library will remain open to patrons and staff for limited services at reduced capacity. Learn More

Zablocki Branch open for curbside service only October 23-November 1

In order to accommodate extremely high early voter turnout, Zablocki Branch will open to the public on
Friday, October 23-November 1 for curbside service only.

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Poetry & Short Story Reference Center

Poetry & Short Story Reference Center

Poetry & Short Story Reference Center

A treat for literature lovers, Poetry & Short Story Reference Center from EBSCO contains the full-text of more than 370,000 poems, 4,000 plays and 56,000 short stories, as well as analysis and criticism. As a special feature, the database includes 2,600 audio recordings of poets reading verses aloud and over 100 videos.  Provided as part of Wisconsin's BadgerLink program.

BadgerLink is Wisconsin's Online Library, providing all Wisconsin residents with licensed content not available through regular search engines.