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Saturday, September 1 through Monday, September 3 for the Labor Day holiday.

MPL Express at Silver Spring is Out of Order - Thursday, August 16

Service has been requested. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Bay View Branch will be closed for a Staff Training Day

Thursday, August 23, 2018. Regular service will resume on Friday, August 24 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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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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Brainfuse
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Brainfuse

Tutors are available seven days a week from 2 p.m.-11 p.m. for all grades.

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Join the Teen Advisory Board!
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Join the Teen Advisory Board!

Have fun, get involved and make a difference @ your library! For teens entering grades 8-12 for the 2018-2019 school year.

Apply online!
Memory Cafés
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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.
Why let kids have all the fun?

Why let kids have all the fun?

MPL is here to help grown-ups celebrate this summer with the best books around. Read or listen to five books by August 25, 2018 and be entered to win a membership for Milwaukee Film and other fun prizes. For Ages 18 +

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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!

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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Book a Business Librarian
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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
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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.

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Events, Programs, and Classes


Thursday, August 16, 2018
9:00 AM
Harry Potter's World: Renaissance Science, Magic and Medicine Exhibit at Central

The magic in J. K. Rowling's series of Harry Potter…

10:00 AM
Drop-In Tutoring for Adults at Atkinson

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

10:00 AM
Computer Classes - Intermediate Excel at Atkinson

Learn how to create a simple database as well as entering…

10:00 AM
Playgroup With Stories at East

A 20-minute story time for children and their parents or guardian…

10:00 AM
Preschool Story Time at Capitol

Preschoolers are invited for fun stories, songs, and fingerplays all…

10:00 AM
Drop-In Job Help! at Capitol

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

10:00 AM
Computer Classes - Intermediate Excel at Villard Square

Learn how to create a simple database as well as entering…

10:00 AM
Drop-In Job Help! at Zablocki

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

10:30 AM
Preschool Story Time at Washington Park

Preschoolers are invited for fun stories, songs, and fingerplays all…

10:30 AM
Preschool Story Time at Bay View

Preschoolers are invited for fun stories, songs, and fingerplays all…

10:30 AM
Preschool Story Time at Atkinson

Preschoolers are invited for fun stories, songs, and fingerplays all…

10:30 AM
Playgroup With Stories at Tippecanoe

A 20-minute story time for children and their parents or guardian…

10:30 AM
Playgroup With Stories at Capitol

A 20-minute story time for children and their parents or guardian…

10:30 AM
Playgroup With Stories at Zablocki

A 20-minute story time for children and their parents or guardian…

10:30 AM
Playgroup With Stories at Villard Square

A 20-minute story time for children and their parents or guardian…