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MKE Mixers Makerspace Program
For ages 13-18
Event | Martin Luther King

MKE Mixers Makerspace Program

MKE Mixers will be at the library to help you explore and create cool makerspace projects.

Sat., Sept. 17, 2:30-4 p.m.
Fill the Shelves for Banned Books Week
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Fill the Shelves for Banned Books Week

From Catcher in the Rye to To Kill a Mockingbird, donate to add some of the most popular banned classic books to the collection at Milwaukee Public Library.

Sept. 25 - Oct. 1, 2016
Free, Fun, Unquiet Events
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Free, Fun, Unquiet Events

We’re changing the very definition of a library. And our Library Loud Days (an ongoing series of concerts and events) is part of this change.

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MPL Joins Digital Public Library of America (DPLA)

MPL Joins Digital Public Library of America (DPLA)

DPLA is now providing free access to digital collections from libraries, archives and museums across Wisconsin, including MPL.

Browse the collection!
Read a Book Ball 2016
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Read a Book Ball 2016

If you loved the virtual #ReadaBookBall, keep reading and get your ticket to join us on Sept. 22 for the Rooftop Mad Hatter Tea Party with Rishi Tea and Beans & Barley.

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Volunteer at the Library
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Volunteer at the Library

Volunteers are needed for upcoming events at the Milwaukee Public Library. Check out our current volunteer opportunities. Complete an online application today!

Current Opportunities at MPL
2016 Benjamin Franklin Awards Celebration
Event | Central

2016 Benjamin Franklin Awards Celebration

Honoring the Milwaukee Bucks for their contributions to literacy and lifelong learning. Held at the MYSTERIOUS Central Library.

Thursday, Oct. 13, 5:30 p.m.
Zinio for Libraries
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Zinio for Libraries

Be an informed voter! Keep aware of current events by reading Newsweek, The Nation, Forbes and Mother Jones on Zinio.

Try it today!
Give to the Library Today!
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Give to the Library Today!

Your gift to the Milwaukee Public Library Foundation helps advance the library's mission of lifelong learning.

Donate now!
Gale Courses
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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.

Try a course out today!
Read, Learn, Connect & Win Prizes!
For ages 18+

Read, Learn, Connect & Win Prizes!

Take your reading game to the next level with #MPLBookBingo for Adults Summer Program. Submit entries at any MPL location.

Play June 1-August 31, 2016!
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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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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Monday, August 29, 2016
12:00 AM
Lifetime Art Exhibition at Central

The Lifetime Art Competition is a juried, traveling exhibition of…

12:00 PM
Drop-In Job Help! at Martin Luther King

Drop-In Job Help Need help getting a job online?…

12:00 PM
Drop-In Job Help! at Mill Road

Drop-In Job Help Need help getting a job online?…

1:00 PM
Drop-In Job Help! at Center Street

Drop-In Job Help Need help getting a job online? A…

6:00 PM
Florentine Opera Company Sister Carrie Book Club at Central

In anticipation of the world premiere of a new American opera,…

6:30 PM
Pajama Story Time at East

Families with young children are invited to join us for…