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Close The East Branch will close at 6 p.m. on Tuesday, Oct. 30 and reopen at 7 p.m. for a special Library Loud event

East Branch will return to regular service Wednesday, October 31 from 12 p.m.-8 p.m.

Tippecanoe Branch will be closed for a Staff Training Day

Thursday, October 18, 2018. Regular service will resume on Friday, October 19 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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Teen Interns @ MPL
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Teen Interns @ MPL

Are you a teen looking to gain valuable work experience while making a positive difference in your community? This is the internship for you! For ages 16-18.

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Resource | Mitchell Street

An arts project that empowers Historic Mitchell Street neighbors to create, share, and celebrate diversity through storytelling and multi-media art, specifically engaging youth in the process.

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Frankenstein 2018
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Frankenstein 2018

In celebration of the 200th anniversary of Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein, MPL presents film screenings, book discussions, crafts and science experiments throughout October.

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Discovery Lunches
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Discovery Lunches

One-hour programs that let you explore and connect with fellow learners. Light refreshments provided.

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Brainfuse
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Brainfuse

Tutors are available seven days a week from 2 p.m.-11 p.m. for all grades.

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Memory Cafés
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Memory Cafés

Offering people with dementia and their care partners the opportunity to enjoy regular, enjoyable social interaction with others in similar circumstances in a safe, welcoming environment.

Third Tuesday of the month, 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Milwaukee Startup Week: Entrepreneur Series @ MPL
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Milwaukee Startup Week: Entrepreneur Series @ MPL

Milwaukee Startup Week brings entrepreneurs, investors, local leaders, major companies together to build momentum and celebrate entrepreneurship in Southeast Wisconsin.

November 5-9, 2018
Book a Business Librarian
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Book a Business Librarian

Work one-on-one with Milwaukee Public Library Business Librarians as they guide you through the library’s business resources.

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Register to Vote @ MPL
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Register to Vote @ MPL

Update your registration (or register for the first time) online or by visiting any voter registration kiosk available at all Milwaukee Public Library branches.

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Teacher in the Library
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Teacher in the Library

Teachers are available after school at selected libraries to assist students in grades 1 through 8 and their parents with homework help and encouragement beginning Sept. 10.

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Library Development
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Library Development

Milwaukee Public Library is replacing four branches with new library facilities that will be part of mixed-use projects and completely rebuilding one standalone branch from the inside out.

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Library Out Loud
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Library Out Loud

Library Loud Days meet Milwaukee Film nights! A rare opportunity you won't soon forget to see this quiet place transformed by cocktails and music.

Tuesday, October 30, 7-9 p.m.

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Events, Programs, and Classes


Wednesday, October 17, 2018
9:30 AM
Computer Class: Intro to Excel at Mill Road

Learn to create, edit and format simple spreadsheets, perform calculations, save,…

9:30 AM
Computer Class: Intro to Excel at Zablocki

Learn to create, edit and format simple spreadsheets, perform calculations, save,…

9:30 AM
Playgroup with Stories at Central

A 20-minute story time for children and their parents or…

10:00 AM
Computer Class: Intro to Excel at Martin Luther King

Learn to create, edit and format simple spreadsheets, perform calculations, save,…

10:45 AM
Playgroup With Stories at Central

A 20-minute story time for children and their parents or…

12:00 PM
Coffee & Coloring at Villard Square

Shake off the mid-week blues with Coffee & Coloring. Coloring…

1:00 PM
Drop-In Job Help! at Washington Park

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

1:00 PM
Drop-In Job Help! at Atkinson

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

2:00 PM
Drop-In Job Help! at Mitchell Street

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

3:00 PM
Comic Book Glass Bead Magnets at Center Street

Get crafty by using speech bubbles, sound effects, and superhero faces…

3:30 PM
Teacher in the Library at Washington Park

Teachers are available after school at selected libraries to assist…

3:30 PM
Open Maker Time at Mitchell Street

Hang out, mess around, and geek out at the library!…

3:30 PM
Teacher in the Library at Mill Road

Teachers are available after school at selected libraries to assist…

3:30 PM
Teacher in the Library at Mitchell Street

Teachers are available after school at selected libraries to assist…

4:00 PM
Teacher in the Library at Atkinson

Teachers are available after school at selected libraries to assist…