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In My Shoes Exhibit
Event | Central

In My Shoes Exhibit

"In My Shoes" art exhibit presents teenagers’ points of view about the pressures they face and how they are confronted with the potential to use and abuse substances.

At Central Library April 1-26
Celebrate National Library Week, April 12-18, 2015!
National Library Week
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Celebrate National Library Week, April 12-18, 2015!

Your Friends membership supports the needs of the Milwaukee Public Library.

Join or renew today!
Library Development
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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.
Unlimited Possibilities @ Your Library
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Unlimited Possibilities @ Your Library

We at the Milwaukee Public Library are happy and proud to serve our patrons!

Share your stories with us!
Brainfuse
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Brainfuse

Tutors are available seven days a week from 2 p.m.-7 p.m. for all grades.

Get HelpNow!™
Money Smart Week
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Money Smart Week

Saving for college? Repairing your credit? Just wish you were better at managing your money? Attend programming at MPL during Money Smart Week® April 18-25, 2015.

Learn more!
Spring Literary Luncheon
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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!
Teen Poetry Contest
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Teen Poetry Contest

Milwaukee youth ages 10-18 are encouraged to submit up to two poems online to compete in this year's Poetry Contest!

April 1-30, 2015
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Oxford English Dictionary

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

Free with your library card!
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Kompass

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

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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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MasterFILE Premier

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

Start now!
#MPLInstaMeet
National Library Week
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#MPLInstaMeet

Join MPL's first-ever InstaMeet! Meet other local Instagramers and take a behind-the-scenes tour of the library.

Saturday, April 18, 2:30-4 p.m.
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CountryReports

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

Start now!
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Morningstar Investment Research Center

Track stocks and investments.

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CountyCat Mobile
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CountyCat Mobile

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
Treasures of the Great Lakes
Event | Central

Treasures of the Great Lakes

Learn about a different aspect of the library’s Great Lakes Marine Collection each month.

Tuesday, April 21, 11:30-12:30 p.m.
Patent Searching 101
Event | Central

Patent Searching 101

Librarians will explain how to conduct a patent search in this free monthly program.

Thursday, April 23, 12-1:30 p.m.
Meet the Author
Event | Central

Meet the Author

Finding Wholesale Happiness in a Retail World with the Ultimate Cheapskate Jeff Yeager.

Sunday, April 26, 2 p.m.

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Saturday, April 18, 2015
12:00 AM
In My Shoes Exhibit at Central

Rosecrance, one of the country's leading teen substance abuse treatment centers,…

10:00 AM
Computer Class: Internet Basics at Center Street

Internet Basics Learn about the Internet and the World…

10:00 AM
Computer Class: Internet Basics at Forest Home

Internet Basics Feeling left behind on the Information Superhighway?…

10:00 AM
Computer Class: Internet Basics at Central

Internet Basics Feeling left behind on the Information Superhighway?…

10:00 AM
Veterans Resource Series at Central

Learn about the valuable resources available to veterans and their…

10:30 AM
Math Literacy at Zablocki

PRESENTED IN SPANISHMath concepts are a part of literacy. Discover…

10:30 AM
Saturdays At Central at Central

On a RollLearn how things move with staff from the…

10:30 AM
Play and Learn at Washington Park

Go Go Go!We can ride our bikes or go for…

11:00 AM
Drop-In Tutoring for Adults at Central

A tutor is available to help prepare for a school…

12:00 PM
Drop-In Tutoring for Adults at Washington Park

A tutor is available to help prepare for a school…

1:00 PM
Bad Kitty's Spring Party at Center Street

Bad Kitty had a long winter. Try to cheer her…

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

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

1:00 PM
Saturday Afternoons at Central for 'Tweens at Central

Special activities designed for children ages 8-12. Join us…

2:00 PM
Art Workshop at Zablocki

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

2:00 PM
Teen Poetry Workshop at Bay View

Poetry Rocks! Students will read poetry from popular children's…