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Close Zablocki Branch will be closed for a Staff Training Day

Thursday, September 21, 2017. Regular service will resume on Friday, September 22 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Please join us on Saturday, Oct. 7 for the Grand Opening of the Mitchell Street Branch at 10 a.m.

Forest Home Branch is now closed. All returns should be brought to the book drop in the rear parking lot of the Mitchell Street location.

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Historical Sheet Music Index

Long before the invention of television and other electronic forms of entertainment, the piano was the primary form of entertainment in many homes.

 

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The Historical Sheet Music Collection at the Milwaukee Public Library is comprised of tens of thousands of individual song sheets, mainly for piano and voice, and dating from the mid-1800’s through the 1950’s.  If you are interested in viewing materials from the Historical Sheet Music Collection which are available for reference use only, or if you are looking for a particular song not included in this index, please stop by or call the Art, Music & Recreation reference room at the Central Library at 414-286-3071.