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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.
Yellowstone
Event | Rare Books Room

Yellowstone

A look at the experiences of bicyclists who rode through Yellowstone National Park between 1883 and 1898.

Saturday, May 9, 2 p.m.
Spring Literary Luncheon
Event

Spring Literary Luncheon

Featuring New York Times bestselling author Elizabeth Berg hosted by Friends of MPL and co-sponsored by Boswell Book Company and the Wisconsin Club.

Reserve your seat today!
Research

Oxford English Dictionary

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

Free with your library card!
Research

Kompass

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

Learn more!
Green Roof Tours
Resource | Central

Green Roof Tours

Free Green Roof Tours of Central Library

Wednesdays at noon; Saturdays at 10 a.m.
Resource

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
Research

MasterFILE Premier

Reports coming due? Get your research done the easy way from home or school!

Start now!
Meet the Author
Event | Centennial Hall

Meet the Author

James Bradley, bestselling author of "Flags of our Fathers" and "The Imperial Cruise" will introduce "The China Mirage."

Wednesday, May 6, 7 p.m.
Research

CountryReports

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

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Research

Morningstar Investment Research Center

Track stocks and investments.

Learn more!
Book a Business Librarian
Research | Central

Book a Business Librarian

Have a business question? Ask an expert May 4-8. Work one-on-one with Milwaukee Public Library business librarians as they guide you through the library’s business resources.

Sign up today!
Meet the Author
Event | Capitol

Meet the Author

Skype with Steve Berry, author of "The Patriot Threat", a Cotton Malone thriller.

Tuesday, May 5, 6 p.m.
Teen Poetry Slam
Event | Villard Square

Teen Poetry Slam

Join MPL for a Teen Poetry Slam! We want you and your words to be heard. Give a dramatic performance of an original or not-so-original poem. For ages 13-18.

Monday, May 11, 6-7:30 p.m.

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Events, Programs, and Classes


Wednesday, May 6, 2015
9:30 AM
Computer Class: Intro to Word at Capitol

Intro to Word Learn how to create simple…

10:00 AM
Veterans Resource Series at Central

Learn about the valuable resources available to veterans and their…

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

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

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

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

2:00 PM
Book A Business Librarian Session at Central

Have a business question? Ask an expert! Work one-on-one with…

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

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

3:00 PM
Book A Business Librarian Session at Central

Have a business question? Ask an expert! Work one-on-one with…

3:30 PM
Teacher in the Library at Villard Square

Teachers are available after school at selected libraries to assist…

5:30 PM
Computer Class: Intro to Word at Martin Luther King

Intro to Word Learn how to create simple…

5:30 PM
Computer Class: Intro to Word at Washington Park

Intro to Word Learn how to create simple…

6:00 PM
Skype with Author Steve Berry at Capitol

Blending historical fact with pulse-pounding fiction, The Patriot Threat is…

6:00 PM
Art Workshop at Bay View

A drop-in program designed for children in grades K5-5th grade,…