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Book by Book:
Adult Summer Reading

Book by Book: Adult Summer Reading

May 14 - August 25, 2018

Why let kids have all the fun? Milwaukee Public Library (MPL) is here to help grown-ups celebrate this summer with the best books around. Read or listen to five books between May 14- August 25, 2018 and be entered to win a membership for Milwaukee Film and other fun Milwaukee Public Library goodies.

  • To sign up, visit any MPL location for a reading log. Receive a coupon for one free used book from the Friends of Milwaukee Public Library (while supplies last).
  • Keep track of your books on this reading log.
  • Return completed log to any MPL by Saturday, August 25 and enter for a chance to win a prize.
  • One entry per participant. Ages 18 +

Adult Summer Reading Kickoff & Book Buffet

Milwaukee Public Library is here to help grown-ups celebrate this summer, May 14 - August 25, 2018, with the best books around! Pick-up or turn in your Adult Summer Reading log, enjoy a snack, and discover the best in summer reading with a buffet of books recommended by librarians and perfect for filling up your log, book by book!

1960 W. Atkinson Ave.
Saturday, June 2, 2-4 p.m.
Martin Luther King
310 W. Locust St.
Thursday, June 7, 3:30-5:30 p.m.
Bay View
2566 S. Kinnickinnic Ave.
Monday, June 11, 5-7 p.m.
3912 S. Howell Ave.
Wednesday, June 13, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Center Street
2727 W. Fond du Lac Ave.
Tuesday, June 5, 4-5 p.m.
Villard Square
5190 N. 35th St.
Tuesday, June 5, 4-5 p.m.
2320 N. Cramer St.
Tuesday, June 5, 5-7 p.m.


A special thank you to our 2018 prize sponsors!


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