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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


Monday, June 25, 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…

12:00 PM
Drop-In Job Help! at Martin Luther King

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

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

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

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

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

1:00 PM
Open Maker Time at Mitchell Street

Hang out, mess around, and geek out at the library!…

2:00 PM
Amani's World at Atkinson

Have fun while learning through music and storytelling with Amani's World…

2:00 PM
Board Games @ The Library at Martin Luther King

Throwback to the days of board games! Have fun and…

2:00 PM
Computer Class: Internet Search Tools at Mitchell Street

Having trouble finding what you're searching for on the Internet? Learn…

2:00 PM
Computer Class: Internet Search Tools at Villard Square

Having trouble finding what you're searching for on the Internet? Learn…

2:00 PM
Sounds Like Science Presented by Mad Science at Zablocki

Make some noise and some waves in this fun and…

3:00 PM
Drop-In Tutoring for Adults at Central

Need help with*... Preparing for a school or work-related exam? …

3:00 PM
Drop-In Tutoring for Adults at Washington Park

Need help with*... Preparing for a school or work-related exam? …

4:00 PM
Video Games @ The Library at Atkinson

Challenge yourself and your peers to a game night! We…

4:00 PM
Preschool Story Time at Center Street

Preschoolers are invited for fun stories, songs, and finger plays…