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Upcoming Author Visits

Upcoming Author Visits

Milwaukee Public Library is proud to offer a robust series of author visits year-round. There are authors for every age and interest. Check this page for upcoming visits by national and local authors to one of our many library locations. Click on the event date for more information.



Author Events

May 1, 2017
6:00 PM
Film Screening: Code Name Butterflies at Capitol

·         "Code Name: Butterflies" is the first documentary to tell the powerful…

May 2, 2017
12:30 PM
Discovery Lunches: Researching Your Family Tree at Mill Road

·      Start investigating your family history with the resources available…

6:00 PM
MKE Big Read Book Discussion: In the Time of the Butterflies at Washington Park

In the Time of the Butterflies explores themes of courage,…

6:00 PM
The Big Read: The Thing About Flowers at East

Flowers in Julia Alvarez's In the Time of the Butterflies are…

May 3, 2017
6:00 PM
A Virtual Visit from Author Julia Alvarez at Centennial Hall

Acclaimed author and poet Julia Alvarez joins Milwaukee in a…

May 4, 2017
6:30 PM
Ex Fabula Bilingual Story Slam: An MKE Big Read Event at Centennial Hall

Everyone has a story to tell! At this special bilingual Ex…

May 9, 2017
12:30 PM
Discovery Lunches: Memoir Writing at Central

Memoir Writing: Learn how to write the key stories of your…

May 11, 2017
5:00 PM
Bibliophile Book Club at Tippecanoe

Discussion of In the Time of Butterflies by Julia Alvarez