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Teen Poetry Contest
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Teen Poetry Contest

Do you have a way with words? All Milwaukee youth ages 10-18 are encouraged to submit up to two poems online.

April 1-30, 2016
Lifelong Learner Survey
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Lifelong Learner Survey

The MPL 50+ Programs and Services Committee is seeking input about possible programs and services to offer our patrons who are older than 50 years old.

MPL wants to hear from you!
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Watch and Share. #watchmpl

Meet Milwaukee Public Library storytellers of diverse perspectives. Sign-up for our E-Newsletter as we release new installments.

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Zinio for Libraries
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Zinio for Libraries

Be an informed voter! Keep aware of current events by reading Newsweek, The Nation, Forbes and Mother Jones on Zinio.

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Your gift to the Milwaukee Public Library Foundation helps advance the library's mission of lifelong learning.

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Gale Courses
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Gale Courses

Choose from the more than 370 classes listed in the Gale Course catalog and get started learning something new. Courses run for 6 weeks and new sessions begin every month.

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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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AtoZdatabases
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AtoZdatabases

Get deep background on people and companies with AtoZDatabases. Use for job seeking, genealogy or starting a business.

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Upcoming Author Events
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Upcoming Author Events

MPL is proud to host a veritable bounty of nationally acclaimed and local authors this fall. There are authors for every age and interest.

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Green Roof Tours
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Green Roof Tours

Free Green Roof Tours of Central Library.

Wednesdays at noon; Saturdays at 10 a.m.

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Friday, April 29, 2016
12:00 AM
Milwaukee Area Teachers of Art 75th Annual Member Show at Central

Milwaukee Area Teachers of Art 75th Annual Membership Show is Milwaukee's…

9:00 AM
Drop-In Job Help! at Central

Need help getting a job online? A job…

10:00 AM
Preschool Story Time at Martin Luther King

Preschoolers are invited for fun stories, songs, and finger plays…

10:00 AM
Computer Class: Intro to Numbers at East

Intro to Numbers Learn to create, edit and format…

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

Intro to Excel Learn to create, edit and format…

10:30 AM
Playgroup With Stories at Tippecanoe

A 20-minute story time for children 4 and under and their…

2:00 PM
ASL Story Time at East

In cooperation with the UW-Milwaukee Interpreter Training Program.A story time…

2:00 PM
Drop-In Job Help! at Bay View

Need help getting a job online? A job…

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

Need help getting a job online? A job…

2:00 PM
Computer Class: Intro to Excel at Washington Park

Intro to Excel Learn to create, edit and format…