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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.
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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
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.

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Sunday, April 20, 2014
10:30 AM
Saturdays at Central at Central

Art in a Suitcase presents "What's Hopping?" No live animals…

10:30 AM
Play and Learn at Washington Park at Washington Park

Hopping Around the Frog Pond Families with young children are…

12:00 PM
Drop-In Tutoring for Adults at Washington Park

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

1:00 PM
Saturday Afternoons at Central for 'Tweens at Central

Chess for Kids - Intermediate Kids already familiar with chess…

2:30 PM
To Be! Shakespeare Here and Now at Central

The words of William Shakespeare will be brought to life…