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Job Readiness 101

The library is a great place to start your job search, with resources for discovering a new career path, creating a cover letter and resume, and finding job opportunities.

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Every Second Monday of the Month from June through September

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Refugee and Immigrant Services (ESL/ELL)

MPL offers resources for English as a Second Language (ESL), English Language Learners (ELL), and additional services for refugees and immigrants.

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Doors Open to Historic Milwaukee

By MPL Staff on Sep 15, 2021 12:00AM

Doors Open offers an opportunity to explore Milwaukee’s architectural history, and the Milwaukee Public Library’s "Remember When" Collection provides another. From 1963 through 1994 library staff collaborated with The Milwaukee…

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Events, Programs, and Classes

Sep 23 1:00 PM
Positive Parenting Program Workshop: Raising Confident Competent Children at Virtual

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Sep 23 4:00 PM
Rent for Success at Virtual

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Sep 24 9:30 AM
Hora de cuentos at Virtual

Los niños pequeños y las personas que los cuidan están…

Sep 24 10:00 AM
Outdoor Story Time: Fall Series at

Enjoy stories, fingerplays, and music outside of the East Branch,…

Sep 27 5:30 PM
Outdoor Chess Club at

Bring your love of strategy for Outdoor Chess Club! Meet…

Sep 27 6:00 PM
Climate Action Book Club: The Book of Delights at Virtual

Sep 27 6:00 PM
Pajama Story Time at Virtual

Families with young children are invited to a VIRTUAL STORY…

Sep 28 4:00 PM
English Conversation Hour at Virtual

Register here: English Conversation Hour is a free weekly…

Sep 28 4:00 PM
Technology Tuesdays: TikTok at Virtual

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Sep 28 4:00 PM
Dungeons & Dragons on Discord at Virtual

Escape to a new world, make friends, and get creative…

Sep 28 6:00 PM
Allyship: Vulerability and Self Awareness at Virtual

Participants will experience personal transformation through guided reflection. Emerald Mills…

Sep 29 10:30 AM
Story Time at Virtual

Young children and their caregivers are invited to a VIRTUAL…

Sep 29 4:45 PM
Anime Watch Party at Virtual

Watch your favorite anime and chat about manga with teens…

Sep 29 6:00 PM
Taller del Positive Parenting Program: Berrinches at Virtual

Pulse aquí para registrarse: Después de registrarse, recibirá un…

Sep 30 5:00 PM
The History Buff Book Club: Children of the Land at Virtual

In observance of National Hispanic Heritage Month, join us for…