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Close Atkinson Branch will be closed for a Staff Training Day

Thursday, August 24, 2017. Regular service will resume on Friday, August 25 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

M.L. King Branch will be CLOSED, Tuesday, July 25 through Friday, July 28, 2017

M.L. King Branch will be closed due to air conditioning and ventilation system repairs. We apologize for the inconvenience.

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Happy Birthday Browser
Event | Betty Brinn Children's Room

Happy Birthday Browser

Celebrate Browser the Library Lion's Birthday with live entertainment, games and surprises!

Saturday, July 29, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Wonderfully Wild Wednesdays
Event | MPL Express at Silver Spring

Wonderfully Wild Wednesdays

Challenge friends and family with games from cribbage to checkers to giant tic-tac-toe.

Wednesday, August 21, 4-7 p.m.
Free Movies, Music, and More!

Free Movies, Music, and More!

Library card holders in Milwaukee County can download the free hoopla digital mobile app on their Android or IOS device to begin enjoying thousands of titles.

Get started today!
Discovery Lunches
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Discovery Lunches

One-hour programs for adults that invite you to explore and connect with fellow learners. A light lunch is provided. Tuesdays from 12:30-1:30 p.m.

Inspiration starts here!
Super Fun Free Activities For Ages 13-18
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Super Fun Free Activities For Ages 13-18

Explore your interests, discover new talents, earn great prizes, and hang out with friends. It's #MPLTeenSummerChallenge

Sign up in person or online!
Green Roof Tours
Resource | Central

Green Roof Tours

Free Green Roof Tours of Central Library.

Wednesdays at noon; Saturdays at 10 a.m.
Thinking Money: A Financial Expedition
Event | Central

Thinking Money: A Financial Expedition

Thinking money is designed to teach tweens, teens, and the adults in their lives about financial literacy.

July 10-August 11
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.

Learn more!
Super Reader Program 2017
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Super Reader Program 2017

Be a Super Reader! For kids ages 12 and younger. Receive a yard sign to let the city know you are a Super Reader and are reading to defeat Dr. Brain Drain!

Sign up in person or online!
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.

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Read, Learn, Connect & Win Prizes!

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, 2017!
Solar Eclipse Event
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Solar Eclipse Event

Observe the solar eclipse, learn the key factors that bring about an eclipse, and take part in fun solar activities at various library locations.

Monday, August 21

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Wednesday, July 26, 2017
12:00 AM
Thinking Smart About Money Exhibit at Central

Learning about money can be fun! See the Thinking Money…

12:00 AM
Faces of a Fish Empire Photography Exhibit at Central

Faces of a Fish Empire is a photographic exhibit telling…

9:30 AM
Computer Class: Intro to PowerPoint at Mill Road

Learn how to create a simple presentation, create and edit slides,…

9:30 AM
Computer Class: Intro to PowerPoint at Zablocki

Learn how to create a simple presentation, create and edit slides,…

9:30 AM
Playgroup With Stories at Central

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

10:00 AM
Computer Class: Intro to PowerPoint at Martin Luther King

Learn how to create a simple presentation, create and edit slides,…

12:00 PM
Central Library Green Roof Tour at Central

The Central Library has 33,000 square feet of green roof…

12:30 PM
Free Weekly Summer Entertainment for Kids: Book Jacket Bingo at Capitol

Play Bingo based on contemporary children's literature.

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

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…

1:30 PM
Drop-In Job Help! at Forest Home

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

1:45 PM
Free Weekly Summer Entertainment for Kids: Book Jacket Bingo at Capitol

Play Bingo based on contemporary children's literature.

2:00 PM
Free Weekly Summer Entertainment for Kids: Let's Leave it to the Beavers! with Wehr Nature Center Outreach at Forest Home

Learn about the extraordinary lives of beavers through interactive theater,…

2:00 PM
Free Weekly Summer Entertainment for Kids: Summer Fun on the Farm at Tippecanoe

GEE Funny Farm will bring a variety of barnyard animals…

2:00 PM
Free Weekly Summer Entertainment for Kids: LEGOs! at Center Street

We provide the LEGOs, you provide the creativity!  Bring your…