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Sunday, Dec. 18, Friday, Dec. 23, Saturday, Dec. 24, Sunday, Dec. 25, and Monday, Dec. 26 for Christmas. Friday, Dec. 30, Saturday, Dec. 31, Sunday, Jan. 1, and Monday, Jan. 2, 2017 for New Year's.

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Get Fit! Get Healthy!
Event | Bay View

Get Fit! Get Healthy!

Get in shape in the New Year! Snap Fitness trainers will be present. Dress comfortably to try out exercises and movements. Refreshments will be served.

Wednesday, Jan. 11, 6-7 p.m.
Girls in Tech
Event | Capitol

Girls in Tech

Meet female professionals in a variety of technology careers and participate in fun activities to learn what it’s like to be a Girl in Tech. For ages 13-18.

Wednesday, Dec. 7, 5-7 p.m.
MKE United Public Survey

MKE United Public Survey

The MKE United Greater Downtown Action Agenda needs your feedback about their work to date. By working together, we can create a Greater Downtown that is welcoming to all, well positioned for future growth and poised to create benefits for the entire City.

Share your input!
Martin Luther King Day Celebration 2017
Event | Martin Luther King

Martin Luther King Day Celebration 2017

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

Monday, Jan. 16, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
We Need Your Feedback!
About MPL

We Need Your Feedback!

View the responses to the Request for Proposal to replace the Martin Luther King Branch of the Milwaukee Public Library.

Submit your comments!
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!
Give to the Library Today!
Support

Give to the Library Today!

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

Donate now!
Library Development
About MPL

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.

Learn more!
Community Open House
Event | Martin Luther King

Community Open House

MPL staff will host a community open house to display proposals for the future development of the Martin Luther King Branch Library.

Thursday, Dec. 15, 6-8 p.m.
Health Insurance Marketplace Assistance
Resource

Health Insurance Marketplace Assistance

Licensed Healthcare Navigators will be available to assist with exploring insurance options under the Affordable Care Act.

Learn more!

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Pop-Up Books for Adults

By Mia B on Dec 5, 2016 11:29AM

You might hate pop-up ads, but we all love pop-up books! Come find out about some of the neat ones we have at the library for the adult reader.

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Events, Programs, and Classes


Wednesday, December 7, 2016
9:30 AM
Playgroup With Stories at Central

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

12:00 PM
Coffee and Coloring at Villard Square

Shake off the mid-week blues with a creative outlet to color…

12:15 PM
Lunch and Learn Program at Central

Lunch and Learn Enjoy lunch on us and discover something new…

1:00 PM
Say Cheese! Digital Photography @ MPL at Center Street

Are you curious about digital photography?  Join us for Say…

1:00 PM
Zablocki Book Club for Adults at Zablocki

Join the discussion of The Magic Strings of Frankie Presto by…

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

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

1:00 PM
Drop-In Job Help! at Forest Home

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

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

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

2:30 PM
Basic Skills Tutor at Washington Park

FREE Basic Skills Classes for anyone who needs help:learning how…

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 Atkinson

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 Forest Home

Teachers are available after school at selected libraries to assist…