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Bay View

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Bay View Branch, located at 2566 S. Kinnickinnic Ave., opened in October 1993. The branch replaced the Llewellyn Library built in 1914 and located at 907 E. Russell.

The building is contemporary with an open, bright environment. Under the Milwaukee Arts Board's Percentage for Art program, artist Peter Flanary created three mosaic maps in the linoleum floor of the lobby, one representing Bay View at the time of settlement in 1832; another from 1900, when a steel mill on the lakefront spurred the community's growth; the third showing the area as it is today.

Branch Manager: Chris Gawronski

Bay View Branch features:

Weekly Story Times for young children 
Monthly Book Club discussion
Monthly knitting group 
Computer lab featuring 22 desktop computers for public use
18 laptops for use inside the library
Free Wi-Fi for all visitors
Homework Help after school with Teacher in the Library
Free computer classes for City residents
Drop-in job search and resume help 
Public meeting spaces

Meeting Room (Accommodates 75)

Free Scanner with capability to email or save documents to a flash drive
Color printer

Upcoming Events at
Bay View

Oct 1
Teacher in the Library
3:30 PM

Teachers are available after school at selected libraries to assist…

Oct 1
Email Basics
5:30 PM

Learn how to sign up for a free e-mail account…

Oct 1
Bay View Kinnickinnic Knitters
5:30 PM

A knitting circle dedicated to expanding knitting skills through the…

Oct 2
Preschool Story Time
10:30 AM

Preschoolers are invited for fun stories, songs, and finger plays…