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Central will close at 3 p.m. on Thursday, October 19 for the Benjamin Franklin Awards Ceremony. Regular service will resume on Friday, October 20.

Capitol Branch will be closed for a Staff Training Day

Thursday, November 9, 2017. Regular service will resume on Friday, November 10 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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Manga Drawing Contest
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Manga Drawing Contest

Express your creative side and show off your art! Enter your favorite original manga drawing at any Milwaukee Public Library. For teens 13-18.

October 2-31, 2017
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!
Please Join Us
Event | Central

Please Join Us

Honoring Senator Herb Kohl & Don Rosanova, President of Mariano's, for their contributions to literacy and lifelong learning.

Thursday, Oct, 19, 5:30 p.m.
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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Green Roof Tours
Resource | Central

Green Roof Tours

Free Green Roof Tours of Central Library.

Wednesdays at noon; Saturdays at 10 a.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!
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.

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Events, Programs, and Classes


Wednesday, October 18, 2017
9:30 AM
Computer Class: Intro to Excel at Mill Road

Learn to create, edit and format simple spreadsheets, perform calculations, save, print…

9:30 AM
Computer Class: Intro to Excel at Zablocki

Learn to create, edit and format simple spreadsheets, perform calculations, save, print…

9:30 AM
Playgroup With Stories at Central

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

10:00 AM
Computer Class: Intro to Excel at Martin Luther King

Learn to create, edit and format simple spreadsheets, perform calculations, save, print…

12:00 PM
Central Library Green Roof Tour at Central

The Central Library has 33,000 square feet of green roof…

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

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

1:00 PM
Drop-In Job Help! at Washington Park

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

1:30 PM
Drop-In Job Help! at Mitchell Street

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

2:30 PM
Basic Skills Tutor at Washington Park

FREE Basic Skills Classes for anyone who needs help:learning how…

3:30 PM
Knitting Club at Mill Road

Learn to knit and create handmade accessories.  No skill necessary…

3:30 PM
Teacher in the Library at Mill Road

Teachers are available after school at selected libraries to assist…

3:30 PM
Teacher in the Library at Mitchell Street

Teachers are available after school at selected libraries to assist…

4:00 PM
Teacher in the Library at Villard Square

Teachers are available after school at selected libraries to assist…

4:00 PM
Teacher in the Library at Atkinson

Teachers are available after school at selected libraries to assist…

4:00 PM
Teacher in the Library at Bay View

Teachers are available after school at selected libraries to assist…