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Close The Temporary Tippecanoe Branch is now CLOSED

Please join us Saturday, December 12 at 10 a.m. for the Grand Reopening!

All Milwaukee Public Library Locations Closed...

Sunday, Dec. 20, Thursday, Dec. 24 and Friday, Dec. 25 for Christmas. Sunday, Dec. 27, Thursday, Dec. 31, and Friday, Jan. 1, 2016 for New Year's.

Milwaukee Public Library Hours & Locations




  • Log into your account
  • Enter the numbers on the back of your library card (no spaces) and your Personal Identification Number (PIN).
  • If you do not have a PIN, enter your library card number and Submit. You will be prompted to enter a new PIN.
  • From within your account, select the boxes next to the items you want to renew.
  • Click on the Renew Selected Items button.
  • Overdue items can be renewed, but fines will be calculated.

By Phone

  • You will need your library card number and the barcode numbers of the books you want to renew.
  • Dial 414.277.0183
  • Follow the voice prompts.