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Saturday, September 1 through Monday, September 3 for the Labor Day holiday.

M.L. King Branch is currently CLOSED as of Friday, August 17

M.L. King Branch is closed due to a power outage in the area. We apologize for the inconvenience.

MPL Express at Silver Spring is Out of Order - As of Thursday, August 16

Service has been requested. We apologize for the inconvenience.

Bay View Branch will be closed for a Staff Training Day

Thursday, August 23, 2018. Regular service will resume on Friday, August 24 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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Discovery Lunches

Discovery Lunches

Inspiration Starts Here! Discovery Lunches are one-hour programs that let you explore and connect with fellow learners.

 

Please call 414.286.3011 or stop by any Milwaukee Public Library to register. A light snack is provided.


Writing to Transform Your Life (and Expand Your Creativity) 

Tuesday, August 14, 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Central Library, Community Room 1

Journaling improves memory and sleep, boosts immune cell activity and supports you in achieving your goals. Learn easy exercises from positive psychology and narrative therapy that will help you access memories, improve wellness, and explore your creativity. Rochelle Melander is an author, speaker, and certified professional coach.

The Wisconsin State Fair is a Great State Fair

Tuesday, August 7, 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Capitol Branch, Community Room 

The Milwaukee County Historical Society presents a fascinating history of the Wisconsin State Fair from its 1852 start in Janesville to its current home in West Allis. Learn about the history of this annual event.

How to Put Laughter Into Your Years

Tuesday, August 21, 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Zablocki Branch, Community Room

When was the last time you laughed? Have you lost your silly? Playwright and Toastmaster Gail Rust is ready to share her knowledge of “How to Build a Sense of Humor.” Recognize that laughter is strong medicine and it can actually change your physical and emotional state of mind. Gail invites you to sit down and have some fun. We’ll tell stories, jokes, and just LAUGH!

How to Write a Nonfiction Book

Tuesday, October 9, 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Central Library, Community Room 1

Tuesday, November 6, 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Capitol Branch, Community Room

Tuesday, November 20, 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Zablocki Branch, Community Room

Learn the basic steps for writing a nonfiction book. Topics will include choosing a book subject, understanding your market, and creating an outline that works. Presented by Rochelle Melander, author, speaker, and certified professional coach.

A Walk Down Memory Lane

Tuesday, October 2, 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Capitol Branch, Community Room

Tuesday, November 13, 12:30-1:30 p.m.
Central Library, Community Room 1

Join the Rich Regent Band for a walk down memory lane with music from time past. Bring your requests and settle in for a great performance.