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Close Atkinson Branch will be closed for a Staff Training Day

Thursday, August 24, 2017. Regular service will resume on Friday, August 25 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

M.L. King Branch will be CLOSED, Tuesday, July 25 through Friday, July 28, 2017

M.L. King Branch will be closed due to air conditioning and ventilation system repairs. We apologize for the inconvenience.

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Accessibility Services

Upon reasonable notice, efforts will be made to accommodate the needs of individuals with disabilities.

Make requests to the Library Director’s Office at:

  • Phone: (414) 286-3021
  • Fax: 286-2794
  • TDD: 286-3062

Or mail to:

  • Attn: Accommodation Request
    Central Library
    814 W. Wisconsin Ave.
    Milwaukee, WI 53233

All Milwaukee Public Library locations provide wheelchair access. Enter the Central Library at 709 N. Eighth St. or 813 W. Wells, and the Central Library's Centennial Hall at 733 N. Eighth St.

The Wisconsin Talking Book and Braille Library (WTBBL), part of the Library of Congress National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS) network of cooperating libraries, provides braille and recorded books and playback equipment for those Wisconsin residents who for any physical reason cannot read normal print.

The service is headquartered in the Milwaukee Public Library's Central Library. It is funded by the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction, Division for Libraries and Technology, and administered by the Milwaukee Public Library.

For more information contact  WTBBL at:
  • Phone: 414-286-3045 or 1-800-242-8822 (within Wisconsin)
  • E-mail: wtbbl@milwaukee.gov
  • Located inside the Central Library
    Enter the Central Library from Wells St. Take the elevator or stairs up one flight.

    Open Monday-Friday, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
    Closed Saturday and Sunday.