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MasterFILE Premier

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Read a Book Ball
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Read a Book Ball

Please join us in support of MPL from the comfort of home or wherever you are on July 11th and consider donating the money spent on a night out to supporting the library. RSVP by donating online.

Saturday, July 11, 2015
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CountryReports

Students and travelers! Go deep into the history and culture of foreign countries or US states.

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Morningstar Investment Research Center

Track stocks and investments.

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Celebrate 25 Years of ADA
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Celebrate 25 Years of ADA

MPL is proud to present Celebrate 25 Years of ADA, a display developed by IndependenceFirst.

July 1-Aug. 28, 2015
Brainfuse
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Brainfuse

Tutors are available seven days a week from 2 p.m.-7 p.m. for all grades.

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Oxford English Dictionary

The most comprehensive listing of every word, its history and correct usage.

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Kompass

Trying to grow your business internationally? Get valuable contacts here.

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Library Development
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Library Development

New Library Development of Mill Road and Forest Home Libraries

Go to the library's Development Page for more information.
MPL Express Orientation Sessions
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MPL Express Orientation Sessions

Summer Orientation Sessions May 12-August 6, 11 a.m.-1 p.m. and 2-4 p.m.

Learn how to use your MPL Express Library
Super Reader Program 2015
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Super Reader Program 2015

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!

Beginning May 18!
Put Your Face in a Book!
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Put Your Face in a Book!

Teen Summer Reading Program for ages 13-18. Log the books you read online and visit any Milwaukee Public Library to collect prizes.

Sign-up May 18!
Let the Wild Rumpus Start!
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Let the Wild Rumpus Start!

Join MPL as we honor Maurice Sendak and celebrate 50 years of Where the Wild Things Are with a special exhibit.

July 10 - Aug. 23, 2015
Book Bingo for Adults @ MPL
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Book Bingo for Adults @ MPL

Take your reading game to the next level with MPL's Book Bingo for Adults Summer Program. Enter to win a prize! Sponsored by The Friends of the Milwaukee Public Library.

Beginning, Monday, June 8!
Volunteer at the Library
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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!

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Tuesday, June 30, 2015
10:00 AM
Veterans Resource Series at Central

Learn about the valuable resources available to veterans and their…

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 Villard Square

Need help getting a job online? A job trainer…

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

Need help getting a job online? A job trainer…

2:00 PM
Free Weekly Summer Entertainment for Kids: Heroes of Science presented by Mad Science at Bay View

Heroes of Science presented by Mad Science Heroes don't always come…

2:00 PM
Free Weekly Summer Entertainment for Kids: Ms. Kim's Amazing Animals at East

Ms. Kim's Amazing Animals Interact with live animals from small mammals…

2:00 PM
Free Weekly Summer Entertainment for Kids: Ready Readers! by Kidsplay at Martin Luther King

Ready Readers! by Kidsplay Two bold super heroes find themselves without…

2:00 PM
Drop-In Job Help! at Center Street

Need help getting a job online? A job trainer…

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

A tutor is available to help prepare for a school…

4:30 PM
Drop-In Job Help! at Central

Need help getting a job online? A job trainer…

6:00 PM
Drop-In Tutoring for Adults at Central

A tutor is available to help prepare for a school…