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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.

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Zablocki Library, located at 3501 W. Oklahoma Avenue, opened August 12, 1963 as the Oklahoma Avenue Library. In April 1984, it was renamed to honor the late Clement J. Zablocki in response to the community's request. Congressman Zablocki represented the area in the United States House of Representatives for more than three decades from 1948 to 1983. A major remodeling in 1994 added a courtyard entrance and updated the 14,739 square foot building for technology. The site is 54,441 square feet.

In addition to a large popular materials collection and educational resources, Zablocki offers a wide variety of programs including preschool story hours, family events and computers for public use.

Upcoming Events at Zablocki

Nov 20
Discovery Lunch: How to Write a Nonfiction Book
12:30 PM

Inspiration starts here! Discovery Lunches are one-hour programs that let…

Nov 21
Juega y aprende: El supermercado
6:00 PM

¡Bienvenido al supermercado! Ayuda a los clientes, opera la caja…

Nov 24
Art Workshops Presented by Artists Working in Education, Inc. (A.W.E.)
2:00 PM

A drop-in program designed for children in grades K5-5th grade,…

Nov 26
National Picture Book Month: Picture Book Art of Lois Ehlert
4:30 PM

Explore the artwork of Lois Ehlert that incorporates science, art,…