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Close Center Street Branch will be closed on Thursday, August 20 for a Staff Training Day.

Regular service will resume on Friday, August 21, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Milwaukee Public Library Hours & Locations


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

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

Aug 4
SPANISH Computer Class: Intro to Word
5:30 PM

Introducción a Word En esta clase se dará una introducción…

Aug 5
Free Weekly Summer Entertainment for Kids: Sssensational Snakes by Nature in the Parks
2:00 PM

Sssensational Snakes presented by Nature in the Parks "I'm a grassy,…

Aug 5
Drop-In Job Help!
2:00 PM

Need help getting a job online? A job trainer…

Aug 5
Book2Art Club
6:00 PM

Join us for a book chat before creating works of…