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Friday, April 18 and Sunday, April 20, 2014.

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Shakespeare Here and Now
Event | Central

Shakespeare Here and Now

To Be! Shakespeare Here and Now. The words of Shakespeare brought to life.

Saturday, April 19, 2:30 p.m.
Teen Poetry Contest
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Teen Poetry Contest

All Milwaukee youth, ages 10-18 are encouraged to submit an original poem now through April 30th! Prizes will be awarded to top poems in three age categories.

Enter your poem online today!
Which Book Next?
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Which Book Next?

Are you looking for a good book? Let us help! Simply tell us the last three books you've read and we'll suggest your next read(s) on Monday, May 5, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

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Healthy Living
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Healthy Living

Learn healthy habits on Mondays in April at Zablocki Library. Registration is required.

April 14, 21, 28, 6-7:30 p.m.
Job Man
Event | Central

Job Man

Meet author and pro wrestling "Job Man" Chris Curtis.

Saturday, April 26, 10 a.m.
Resource | East

East Library Updates

During construction of the new East Branch, the library is temporarily relocated at 2430 N. Murray Ave.

Recent news about the East branch
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Support MPL

Contributions made through tribute gifts are used by to purchase new books that will be read for many years to come.

Make a donation today
Art Deco
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Art Deco

A 20th Century Machine Style for the Decorative Arts & Architecture. Central Library's Richard E. and Lucile Krug Rare Books Room, 2nd floor.

Saturday, May 17, 2-4 p.m.
Spread Library Love!
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Spread Library Love!

Celebrate National Library Week April 13-19! Tell us why you love your library. #nlw2014 #LoveMyLibraryCard #IveBentoMPL

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National Library Week
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National Library Week

Celebrate National Library Week! April 13-19, 2014.

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Get A Library Card

Your library card is your gateway to a world of information! A library card is free to all City of Milwaukee residents and residents of municipalities that belong to the MCFLS.

Get your card today
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2013 Favorites

Celebrate the New Year by taking a look at our favorite books and authors from 2013.

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CountyCat Mobile
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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.

Go mobile today

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Thursday, April 17, 2014
10:00 AM
Digital Photography (Say Cheese!) at Forest Home

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

10:30 AM
Children's Day/Book Day at Zablocki

Families are invited to a celebration in honor of ChildrenÂ’s…

10:30 AM
Spring Break @ Central at Central

The Florentine Opera presents "Pinocchio" This operatic retelling of the…

10:30 AM
Preschool Story Time at Atkinson

Fun stories, songs and finger plays all designed to help…

10:30 AM
Preschool Story Time at Bay View

Fun stories, songs and finger plays all designed to help…

10:30 AM
Preschool Story Time at Capitol

Fun stories, songs and finger plays all designed to help…

10:30 AM
Preschool Story Time at Center Street

Fun stories, songs and finger plays all designed to help…

10:30 AM
Preschool Story Time at Forest Home

Fun stories, songs and finger plays all designed to help…

10:30 AM
Preschool Story Time at Mill Road

Fun stories, songs and finger plays all designed to help…

10:30 AM
Play Group with Stories at Zablocki

A 25-minute story time for children and their parents or…

10:30 AM
Easter Egg Hunt Story Time at Forest Home

A special Easter-themed story time will be followed by a…

12:00 PM
Spring Break @ Central at Central

The Florentine Opera presents "Pinocchio" This operatic retelling of the…

12:00 PM
Researching Your Family Tree at Central

Start investigating your family history at the Milwaukee Public Library.…

1:00 PM
Drop-In Tutoring for Adults at Central

Drop-in tutors are available to help you prepare for a…

2:00 PM
Games and Crafts Extravaganza at Atkinson

Enjoy Spring Break with games, crafts and snacks. For ages…