Banned Books Week
September 25 − October 1
Chances are good that someone has tried to ban your favorite book! If you value open access to information, donate to add popular banned classic book titles to fill the MPL shelves.
Donate to Fill the Shelves
Villard Square Branch
Watch how the Moore family uses their neighborhood library on a busy afternoon to improve their daily lives.
150,000 individuals struggle with literacy in Milwaukee
Only 5 out of 32 nine-year-olds are reading at the appropriate 3rd grade level in Milwaukee - YOU CAN HELP US CHANGE THIS.
Digital access is an obstacle for nearly 185,000 people living in Milwaukee without a home computer and Internet access. It's also one of the top reasons that those among the unemployed can't find a job.
Milwaukee Public Library Foundation supports critical library resources addressing these issues with services designed to empower Milwaukee.