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The collection is an adaptation of a volume of images and information collected by library staff to form the Biographical Sketches of the Mayors of the City of Milwaukee.
Remember Mrs. Griggs? She was the prim, proper lady who counseled the lovelorn, mediated marital woes, arbitrated parent-teen growing pains and referred readers to social service agencies for help.
Book searching coming soon. For now use County Cat
Find U.S. Census schedules, family and place histories, the PERSI archive and Freedman’s Bank records in this genealogy trove from ProQuest. Provided as part of Wisconsin's BadgerLink program.
MPL offers resources for English as a Second Language (ESL) leaners. Central’s Adult Study Center has various materials to improve one’s English. This material is available for specific ESL languages as well as general ESL . Many of the branch libraries in the MPL system also offer ESL material. In addition MPL subscribes to the Mango Language and Pronunciator Language databases. Both offer basic ESL and many language specific ESL modules. Adult drop-in tutoring is available at select locations for people to improve their English reading and writing skills.
Milwaukee Public Library offers Drop-In Tutoring for adult learners. Tutors are available to help with literacy skills, such as reading, writing, math and studying for tests, including the GED. Tutoring is free and no appointment is needed-it is on a first come basis. This service is available at the Central Library and select branches. Locations, days and times vary.