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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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MPL 2nd Annual Job Expo
Event | Central

MPL 2nd Annual Job Expo

Come dressed for success! Connect with high-quality opportunities and employers. Special opportunities for ex-offenders, limited English-speakers, and teens.

Thursday, June 28, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Memory Cafés
Resource

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.
Open Housing Interview
Event | Centennial Hall

Open Housing Interview

Watch a 1984 retrospective interview with James Groppi and Vel Phillips about the 1967-1968 Open Housing Marches that aired on Public Conference. Registration required.

Saturday, July 7, 2-3 p.m.
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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Volunteer at the Library
About MPL

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
Join the Super Reader Squad!
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Join the Super Reader Squad!

Sign up at your favorite Milwaukee Public Library or online beginning Monday, May 14. It's Fun, Easy & Free! For ages 12 & younger.

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Brainfuse
Research

Brainfuse

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

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Book a Business Librarian
Research | Central

Book a Business Librarian

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

Schedule an appointment!
#MPLTeenSummerChallenge
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#MPLTeenSummerChallenge

Earn prizes by doing fun activities both in and outside of the library this summer! Track points online. You choose what to do. Mix, match, and repeat! For teens ages 13-18.

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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.

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10 Millionth Patent

By MPL Staff on Jun 18, 2018 9:02AM

The Milwaukee Public Library is a Patent and Trademark Resource Center (PTRC); we have many resources available to inventors, including a quarterly class on how to search the U.S. Patent…

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Events, Programs, and Classes


Thursday, June 21, 2018
12:00 AM
Exhibit: Hunger Next Door at Bay View

"HUNGER NEXT DOOR" IS A TRAVELING EXHIBIT DESIGNED BY HUNGER…

12:00 AM
Wisconsin Historical Society Fair Housing Display at Atkinson

Crossing the Line: The Milwaukee Fair Housing Marches of 1967-1968…

10:00 AM
Computer Class: Computer/Internet Basics at Atkinson

Learn computer basics including basic computer terminology and working with windows.…

10:00 AM
Computer Class: Computer/Internet Basics at Villard Square

Learn computer basics including basic computer terminology and working with windows.…

10:00 AM
Playgroup With Stories at East

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

10:00 AM
Preschool Story Time at Capitol

Preschoolers are invited for fun stories, songs, and fingerplays all…

10:00 AM
Drop-In Job Help! at Capitol

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

10:00 AM
Drop-In Job Help! at Zablocki

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

10:30 AM
Playgroup With Stories at Capitol

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

10:30 AM
Playgroup With Stories at Mitchell Street

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

10:30 AM
Playgroup With Stories at Zablocki

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

10:30 AM
Twinkle & Glow Story Time at Atkinson

Learn about stars and animals that twinkle and glow.  Sing…

10:30 AM
Playgroup With Stories at Tippecanoe

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

10:30 AM
Preschool Story Time at Washington Park

Preschoolers are invited for fun stories, songs, and fingerplays all…

10:30 AM
Playgroup With Stories at Villard Square

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