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Milwaukee Public Library Hours & Locations



Milwaukee Public Library is pleased to announce that Friday hours will begin at Atkinson Branch on Friday, August 12, 2016. Hours will be 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Atkinson branch located at 1960 W. Atkinson Ave., opened in January 1961 as the first in a 10-year program to provide large regional libraries throughout the City within a two-mile radius of anywhere in the city. The building's unique architecture is highlighted by a beamed, cathedral vaulted ceiling, woodwork and modern stained glass windows. The branch was renovated in 1994.

Atkinson features:
  • Computer lab featuring 22 desktop computers for public use
  • 28 laptops for use inside the library
  • Free Wi-Fi for all visitors
  • Public meeting spaces
  • Meeting Room (Accommodates 50)
  • Study Room (Accommodates 6)
  • Color printer
  • Great Urban Fiction collection
  • Homework Help after school with Teacher in the Library 
  • Free computer classes for City residents 
  • Drop-in job search and resume help

Upcoming Events at Atkinson

Aug 1
Free Weekly Summer Entertainment for Kids: R.E.T.C. - Reptile Education Through Contact
2:00 PM

Experience the beauty and wonder of the reptile world.  See/feel…

Aug 2
Computer Class: Intermediate Word
2:00 PM

Intermediate Word After creating a document you will learn…

Aug 3
Drop-In Job Help!
1:00 PM

Drop-In Job Help Need help getting a job online? A…

Aug 4
Computer Class: Intermediate Word
10:00 AM

Intermediate Word After creating a document you will learn…