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Green Roof Tours
Resource | Central

Green Roof Tours

Free Green Roof Tours of Central Library.

Wednesdays at noon; Saturdays at 10 a.m.
Upcoming Author Events
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Upcoming Author Events

MPL is proud to host a veritable bounty of nationally acclaimed and local authors this fall. There are authors for every age and interest.

View our calendar!
Summer Used Book Sale
Event | Central

Summer Used Book Sale

Featuring a large selection of used books, books on tape, magazines, comics, sheet music, children’s books and more. All proceeds benefit MPL.

Saturday, June 17, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
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.

Share your input!
Teacher in the Library
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Teacher in the Library

Teachers are available after school at selected libraries to assist students in grades 1 through 8 and their parents with homework help and encouragement.

Now thru early June!
The Creative Writing Collective
Resource | Tippecanoe

The Creative Writing Collective

Take part in this new community of creative people and meet with other budding writers for peer support and constructive input.

First Wed. of the month, 6-7:30 p.m.
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!

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Are you ready to focus on your finances and get money smart? Join MPL as we take part in the national campaign all about creating financial success, Money Smart Week.

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Events, Programs, and Classes


Tuesday, May 23, 2017
12:00 AM
ZIP MKE at Atkinson Branch at Atkinson

28 Zip Codes, 1 City. ZIP MKE is a unique…

9:30 AM
Computer Class: Intermediate PowerPoint at Capitol

In this class participants will learn to create more dynamic PowerPoint presentations.…

9:30 AM
Computer Class: Intermediate PowerPoint at Tippecanoe

In this class participants will learn to create more dynamic…

10:30 AM
Preschool Story Time at Central

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

12:00 PM
Drop-In Job Help! at Center Street

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

12:00 PM
Drop-In Job Help! at Villard Square

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

12:30 PM
Drop-In Tutoring for Adults at Central

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

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

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

3:30 PM
Teacher in the Library at Atkinson

Teachers are available after school at selected libraries to assist…

3:30 PM
Teacher in the Library at Bay View

Teachers are available after school at selected libraries to assist…

3:30 PM
Teacher in the Library at Capitol

Teachers are available after school at selected libraries to assist…

3:30 PM
Teacher in the Library at Center Street

Teachers are available after school at selected libraries to assist…

3:30 PM
Teacher in the Library at Forest Home

Teachers are available after school at selected libraries to assist…

3:30 PM
Teacher in the Library at Martin Luther King

Teachers are available after school at selected libraries to assist…

3:30 PM
Teacher in the Library at Mill Road

Teachers are available after school at selected libraries to assist…