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Patent Searching 101
Resource | Central

Patent Searching 101

Business Librarians explain the 7-step strategy for conducting a patent search in a free program offered once a month.

Thursday, April 24, 12-1 p.m.
Book a Business Librarian
Resource | Central

Book a Business Librarian

Work one-on-one with a business librarian using the library’s business resources.

During National Small Business Week
UFOs and Government
Event | Bay View

UFOs and Government

Look into the phenomenon of UFOs and how governments have dealt with sightings, speculation and controversy.

Wednesday, April 30, 6:30 p.m.
Teen Poetry Contest
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Teen Poetry Contest

All Milwaukee youth, ages 10-18 are encouraged to submit an original poem now through April 30th! Prizes will be awarded to top poems in three age categories.

Enter your poem online today!
Remember When...Everyone Read the Green Sheet
Event | Central

Remember When...Everyone Read the Green Sheet

Dan Chabot, the Green Sheet's final editor from 1981-1994, will discuss its history and share memories.

Saturday, May 10, 2 p.m. Register today!
Skeins of Milwaukee
Event | Central

Skeins of Milwaukee

Bring your needles and yarn to share and learn with others who knit and crochet.

Saturday, April 26, 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Which Book Next?
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Which Book Next?

Are you looking for a good book? Let us help! Simply tell us the last three books you've read and we'll suggest your next read(s) on Monday, May 5, 5:30-7:30 p.m.

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Healthy Living
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Healthy Living

Learn healthy habits on Mondays in April at Zablocki Library. Registration is required.

April 14, 21, 28, 6-7:30 p.m.
Job Man
Event | Central

Job Man

Meet author and pro wrestling "Job Man" Chris Curtis.

Saturday, April 26, 10 a.m.
Resource | East

East Library Updates

During construction of the new East Branch, the library is temporarily relocated at 2430 N. Murray Ave.

Recent news about the East branch
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Support MPL

Contributions made through tribute gifts are used by to purchase new books that will be read for many years to come.

Make a donation today
Art Deco
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Art Deco

A 20th Century Machine Style for the Decorative Arts & Architecture. Central Library's Richard E. and Lucile Krug Rare Books Room, 2nd floor.

Saturday, May 17, 2-4 p.m.
Spring Literary Luncheon, May 8th.
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Spring Literary Luncheon, May 8th.

Featuring Wisconsin author Shauna Singh Baldwin.

RSVP by May 2nd.
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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
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2013 Favorites

Celebrate the New Year by taking a look at our favorite books and authors from 2013.

View the list
CountyCat Mobile
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CountyCat Mobile

The all new CountyCat Mobile is a service for mobile devices that allows you to search the catalog, maintain your account and get information from the public libraries in the system while on the go.

Go mobile today

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Events, Programs, and Classes


Wednesday, April 23, 2014
9:30 AM
Play Group with Stories at Central

A 25-minute story time for children and their parents or…

9:30 AM
Keyboarding [Presented in Spanish] at Zablocki

Focus on the computer keyboard and the functions of each…

2:30 PM
Basic Skills at Washington Park

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

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 (Bilingual Spanish teacher available) 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…

3:30 PM
Teacher in the Library at Villard Square

Teachers are available after school at selected libraries to assist…

3:30 PM
Teacher in the Library at Washington Park

Teachers are available after school at selected libraries to assist…

3:30 PM
Drop-In Tutoring for Adults at Washington Park

Drop-in tutors are available to help you prepare for a…

3:30 PM
Kids Club: Earth Day Celebration at Tippecanoe

Kids ages 6-12 are invited to weekly interactive programs at…

4:00 PM
Kids Club: Bebop Jazz Poetry at Forest Home

Kids ages 6-12 are invited to weekly interactive programs at…