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Patent Searching 101
Resource | Central

Patent Searching 101

Business Librarians explain the 7-step strategy for conducting a patent search in a free program offered once a month.

Thursday, April 24, 12-1 p.m.
Book a Business Librarian
Resource | Central

Book a Business Librarian

Work one-on-one with a business librarian using the library’s business resources.

During National Small Business Week
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!
Remember When...Everyone Read the Green Sheet
Event | Central

Remember When...Everyone Read the Green Sheet

Dan Chabot, the Green Sheet's final editor from 1981-1994, will discuss its history and share memories.

Saturday, May 10, 2 p.m. Register today!
Skeins of Milwaukee
Event | Central

Skeins of Milwaukee

Bring your needles and yarn to share and learn with others who knit and crochet.

Saturday, April 26, 1:30-3:30 p.m.
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.
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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.

View the list
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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Events, Programs, and Classes


Monday, April 21, 2014
2:00 PM
Drop-In Tutoring for Adults at Central

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

3:30 PM
Drop-In Tutoring for Adults at Washington Park

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

4:00 PM
After School Art Workshop at Martin Luther King

A drop-in workshop designed for children in grades K5-5th, although…

5:30 PM
Drop-In Tutoring for Adults at Forest Home

Need help preparing for a school or work-related exam, understanding…

5:30 PM
Drop-In Tutoring for Adults at Central

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

5:30 PM
Keyboarding at Villard Square

Focus on the computer keyboard and the functions of each…

5:30 PM
Digital Photography (Say Cheese!) [Presented in Spanish] at Forest Home

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

6:00 PM
Black Cinema Film Series at Washington Park

In collaboration with Blk-Art, History & Culture, the Washington Park…

6:00 PM
Healthy Living Series at Zablocki

Healthy Knees. One in two Americans will experience knee pain…