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Skeins of Milwaukee
Event | Central

Skeins of Milwaukee

Share and learn with others who knit and crochet.

Saturday, Dec. 27, 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Wisconsin History Tour
Event | Central

Wisconsin History Tour

Wisconsin History Tour Exhibit and Free Programs.

On Display Jan. 3-Jan. 29

Gale Courses

Choose from the more than 370 classes listed in the Gale Course catalog and get started learning something new. Courses run for 6 weeks and new sessions begin every month.

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Tutors are available seven days a week from 2 p.m. to 11 p.m. for all grades, from 1st grade to college level.

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CountyCat Mobile

The all new CountyCat Mobile is a service for mobile devices that allows you to search the catalog, maintain your account and get information from the public libraries in the system while on the go.

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MLK Day: Celebrate the Arts!
Event | Martin Luther King

MLK Day: Celebrate the Arts!

Commemorate the life of Dr. King and the Civil Rights Movement through live music, dancing, dramatic presentations, art activities and more.

Monday, Jan., 19, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.

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Events, Programs, and Classes

Monday, December 22, 2014
1:00 PM
Last-Minute Gifts at Zablocki

Cultivate your culinary skills and save money by making edible…

1:00 PM
Health Insurance Marketplace Enrollment Lab at Washington Park

The Health Insurance Marketplace is a new way to find…

3:30 PM
Fall Kids Club at Zablocki

Kids ages 6-12 will have fun with art, science, music…

5:30 PM
Keyboarding Fundamentals at Forest Home

Focus on the computer keyboard and the functions of each…