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Thursday, Nov. 22 and Friday, Nov. 23 for Thanksgiving. All libraries open Saturday, Nov. 24. Central, Capitol, Zablocki open Sunday, Nov. 25.

Milwaukee Public Library Hours & Locations Close



Capitol Library, located at 3969 N. 74th St., opened in 1964 due in a large part to the "vigor, vitality and enthusiasm" of community support, according to then City Librarian Richard E. Krug.

Capitol’s collection includes popular materials such as fiction, magazines, DVDs, music CDs and audiobooks. Popular programs are preschool story time and ‘Teacher in the Library’. Capitol Library is open on Sundays during the school year (October-April). The library offers WiFi, laptops for in-library use and two community meeting rooms.

Upcoming Events at Capitol

Nov 20
National Picture Book Month: Picture Book Collage
5:00 PM

Give a new purpose to some well-loved picture books. Mix…

Nov 21
Open Art Time
5:00 PM

Want to submit an original art piece to the Teen…

Nov 24
ACA Health Insurance Enrollment Labs
10:30 AM

Whether you're uninsured, or just want to explore your choices,…

Nov 26
Teacher in the Library
4:00 PM

Teachers are available after school at selected libraries to assist…