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Gale Courses
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Gale Courses

Aspire to learn new things. Explore 350+ free online courses. Courses run for six weeks and new sessions begin every month.

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#eBooksForAll
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#eBooksForAll

Macmillan Publishers is trying to limit your access to eBooks via your MPL. Join libraries across the country to oppose their new policy scheduled to begin November 1, 2019.

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Volunteer at the Library

Volunteer at the Library

Volunteers play a vital role at MPL. Apply today and help MPL build healthy families and vibrant neighborhoods - the foundation of a strong Milwaukee.

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Career Online High School
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Career Online High School

Fast-track yourself to success with Milwaukee Public Library and Career Online High School. Earn an accredited high school diploma and train for one of 10 high-growth careers.

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Resource | Mitchell Street

An arts project that empowers Historic Mitchell Street neighbors to create, share, and celebrate diversity through storytelling and multi-media art, specifically engaging youth in the process.

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Brainfuse
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Brainfuse

Tutors are available seven days a week from 2 p.m.-11 p.m. for all grades.

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Library Development
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Library Development

Milwaukee Public Library is replacing four branches with new library facilities that will be part of mixed-use projects and completely rebuilding one standalone branch from the inside out.

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First Grade. First Card.
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First Grade. First Card.

Milwaukee Public Library First Grade Library Card Campaign: November 2019-May 2020.

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Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day
Event | Martin Luther King

Celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Commemorate the life of Dr. King through poetry, live music, dance, crafts, games and community services. End the day with a slice of cake in honor of Dr. King’s birthday (while supplies last).

Monday, January 20, 9 a.m.-5 p.m.
Winter Break @ MPL
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Winter Break @ MPL

Get out of the house and into the midst of great programs and community events at your Milwaukee Public Library during Winter Break at MPL.

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MPL Book Clubs
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MPL Book Clubs

Whether you're looking for your groups next title, or for a book club to join at the library, we've got you covered.

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Events, Programs, and Classes


Friday, December 13, 2019
10:00 AM
Drop-In Job Help! at Tippecanoe

Need help getting a job online? A job trainer specialist…

10:30 AM
Gentle Chair Yoga at Zablocki

This introduction to yoga will focus on low impact standing…

1:00 PM
ACA Health Insurance Enrollment Labs at Zablocki

Whether you're uninsured, or just want to explore your choices,…

2:00 PM
Drop-In Job Help! at Center Street

Need help getting a job online? A job trainer specialist…

3:30 PM
Open Maker Time at Mitchell Street

Hang out, mess around, and geek out at the library!…