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Thursday, August 24, 2017. Regular service will resume on Friday, August 25 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

M.L. King Branch will be CLOSED, Tuesday, July 25 through Friday, July 28, 2017

M.L. King Branch will be closed due to air conditioning and ventilation system repairs. We apologize for the inconvenience.

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Forest Home

Forest Home Library, located at 1432 W. Forest Home Ave., opened in 1966 replacing the South and Lincoln branches and winning an award for its architectural design.

Forest Home is one of the branches scheduled for redevelopment in 2015. Read more about the process on the Library Development page, and on the feature story at OnMilwaukee.com.

Forest Home has a large collection of Spanish language materials for Adults and Children. The library offers computer classes in English and Spanish. An impressive Native American collection can also be found at our library. A drop-in tutoring program serves adults and students in the community. Forest Home also offers a wide variety of children’s and teen programming including our popular Teacher in the Library program.

A library renovation in 2000 provided Forest Home Library with a new computer lab to serve as a community technology training center. A drop-in Job Center for Spanish and English speaking individuals is also a feature.


Upcoming Events at Forest Home

Jul 29
U.S. Citizenship Classes / Clases de Ciudadania
10:30 AM

Free citizenship classes presented by Voces de la Frontera every…

Aug 2
Drop-In Job Help!
1:30 PM

Need help getting a job online? A job trainer specialist…

Aug 2
Free Weekly Summer Entertainment for Kids: Musician Laura Doherty
2:00 PM

Laura Doherty will acoustically rock your world with breezy folk-pop…

Aug 3
Preschool Story Time
10:30 AM

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