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Games


CoolMathGames

Practice your math skills while having fun.


Freegal

Download hit music for free!


Scratch

Create stories, games and animations.


Speakaboos

Read by yourself or have books read to you. Music and engaging activities make the time spent with a book fly by!


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Learning + School Work


Brainfuse

Live tutoring, homework help, and writing assistance.


Britannica Elementary

Encyclopedia to help with homework, research, presentations, and more.


Country Reports

Learn about cultures and countries from around the world.


Gale Biography

Get the official scoop on famous people.


Pronunciator

Learn up to 80 languages with lessons, tutors, music, and videos.


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Books


Novelist K-8

Reading recommendations based on what you like.


OverDrive

Thousands of eBooks, Audiobooks, and videos for free.


Speakaboos

Read by yourself or have books read to you. Music and engaging activities make the time spent with a book fly by!


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Educators


Inspriration starts here. We help people learn and connect.

The Milwaukee Public Library is your partner in education.


LibraryNow Elementary

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Register for a virtual teacher card

Want to use the resources on LibraryNOW with students in your classroom, but can’t get to the library to register for a Teacher Card? Get started by creating a virtual teacher card with access to all of MPL’s online resources.

All teachers currently employed at a school located within the City of Milwaukee are eligible for a teacher library card. Teacher cards may be used to check out school-related materials from any Milwaukee Public Library. Proof of employment by a school located within the City of Milwaukee is required. Teachers who reside within Milwaukee County are eligible to apply for both a teacher and a personal library card. The teacher card is valid for one school year. Visit any Milwaukee Public to apply for a Teacher Card.


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Entertainment
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Freegal

Download hit music for free!


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Magazines


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Books


Book Collection Nonfiction: High School Edition

Nonfiction resource books on any subject you can think of.


eBooks

Mostly nonfiction eBooks, including the “… for Dummies” books.


Novelist

Reading recommendations based on what you like.


Overdrive

Thousands of eBooks, Audiobooks, and videos for free.


Learning

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Brainfuse

Live tutoring, homework help, and writing assistance.


Britannica School High

Encyclopedia to help with research, presentations, and more.


Consumer Health Complete

Information on conditions, medications, and more.


Explora

Research articles on a variety of subjects. Includes a “cite” button so you can just paste citation information into your paper or report.


Gale Courses

6 week courses on subjects from photography to business and more.


Newspaper Source Plus

U.S. and international newspaper articles and TV/radio transcripts


Press Reader

Convert popular newspapers into 8 different languages


Procitizen

Prep for the civics test you need to graduate! Designed to help people prepare for the US Naturalization Test.


Pronunciator

Learn up to 80 languages with lessons, tutors, music, and videos.


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Career


Badgerlink

A collection of high quality research tools and resources including Wisconsin Media Lab.


Gale Courses

6 week courses on subjects from photography to business and more. Plus, free test prep for ACT, SAT, and more.


Learning Express Library

Free test prep for ACT, SAT, AP, Praxis, TOEFL, and more!


Learn More About LibraryNow

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LibraryNow represents an historic partnership between the Milwaukee Public Library and Milwaukee Public Schools to provide free digital access to all the library's online resources to every MPS student from 1st-12th grade.

LibraryNow gives students access to online tutoring help, book and music downloads, magazines, games, research databases and more, simply by using their student ID number. Students can access MPL's full array of online resources by visiting www.librarynow.org - school, at home, on tablets, phones, laptops or desktop computers.

LibraryNow also allows students to log on and use computers at all Milwaukee Public Library branch locations. Students are encouraged to visit their local neighborhood branch of Milwaukee Public Library to upgrade to a full access card which allows them to check out materials.

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Milwaukee Public Library Enters Into Historic Partnership...

LibraryNow offers complete digital access to MPL resources to every MPS student


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Teachers are available after school at selected libraries to assist students in...

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UPGRADE YOUR LIBRARY CARD!

Visit your local MPL branch and get access to MPL's thousands of books, movies music and computers!

Library Hours & Locations

NEWS YOU CAN USE


Milwaukee Public Library Enters Into Historic Partnership...

LibraryNow offers complete digital access to MPL resources to every MPS student


View Press Release

GO TO FREE EVENTS


01:00 PM

Get Crafty at King

Hang out with other crafty people and join in a craft project...

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UPGRADE YOUR LIBRARY CARD!

Visit your local MPL branch and get access to MPL's thousands of books, movies music and computers!

Library Hours & Locations
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About Library Now

LibraryNow connects you to all the digital resources the Milwaukee Public Library has to offer - 24/7, right at your fingertips, wherever you are.

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