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M.L. King Branch is currently CLOSED as of Friday, August 17

M.L. King Branch is closed due to a power outage in the area. We apologize for the inconvenience.

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Thursday, August 23, 2018. Regular service will resume on Friday, August 24 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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Martin Luther King

Martin Luther King

Martin Luther King Library, located at 310 W. Locust St., opened in 1971 as the Locust Library. In 1973 the library was re-dedicated in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King.

 
Martin Luther King Library features:
  • Desktop computers with internet access and Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Laptop Computers for use within the library.
  • Free Wifi throughout the building
  • Entertainment DVD movies for all ages as well as books on CD and non-fiction DVDs.
  • free computer classes for adults including computer basics, internet use, word processing and more.
  • a sizable collection of permanent art, some pertaining to Dr. King, and a unique accordion book by Amos Paul Kennedy, Jr. which contains Dr. King’s most noted quotations and adinkra symbols associated with the Ashanti people.
  • a large meeting room space open to the public for community meetings and neighborhood programming.
  • Originally introduced in 1989 as “Black Role Models in Milwaukee,” the Milwaukee Leaders collection honors those chosen by members of the community as exemplifying strong role models for their own generation and for those that follow.
  • Printing, faxing and scanning service

Upcoming Events at Martin Luther King

Aug 18
Get Crafty at King
1:00 PM

Hang out with other crafty people and join in a craft…

Aug 20
Drop-In Job Help!
12:00 PM

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

Aug 20
Drop-In Tutoring for Adults
4:00 PM

Need help with*... Preparing for a school or work-related exam? …

Aug 20
Computer Classes - Intermediate PowerPoint
5:30 PM

In this class participants will learn to create more dynamic PowerPoint…