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An Evening with Richard Blanco
Event | Centennial Hall

An Evening with Richard Blanco

Celebrating Self: an evening with U.S. inaugural poet, memoirist, and storyteller Richard Blanco.

Saturday, Feb. 20, 7 p.m.
Lost and Found Poetry
Event | Centennial Hall

Lost and Found Poetry

Lost and Found Poetry with Milwaukee Poet Laureate Matt Cook and Friends

Saturday, Feb. 13, 2 p.m.

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Events, Programs, and Classes


Monday, February 8, 2016
12:00 PM
Drop-In Job Help! at Martin Luther King

Need help getting a job online? A job…

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

Need help getting a job online? A job…

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

Need help getting a job online? A job…

2:00 PM
Computer Class: Intro to Word at Capitol

Intro to Word   Learn how to create simple…

3:30 PM
Teacher in the Library at Atkinson

Teachers are available after school at selected libraries to assist…

3:30 PM
Teacher in the Library at Villard Square

Teachers are available after school at selected libraries to assist…

3:30 PM
Teacher in the Library at Bay View

Teachers are available after school at selected libraries to assist…

3:30 PM
Teacher in the Library at Capitol

Teachers are available after school at selected libraries to assist…

3:30 PM
Teacher in the Library at Center Street

Teachers are available after school at selected libraries to assist…

3:30 PM
Teacher in the Library at Martin Luther King

Teachers are available after school at selected libraries to assist…

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 Washington Park

Teachers are available after school at selected libraries to assist…

3:30 PM
Teacher in the Library at Forest Home

Teachers are available after school at selected libraries to assist…

4:00 PM
Family Valentine's Day at Atkinson

Bring your family for Valentine's Day stories, crafts and treats!

4:00 PM
Drop-in Tutoring for Adults at Central

Tutors are available to help with literacy skills, such as…