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Zablocki Parking Lot Closed as of Monday, April 19, 2021

The parking lot at the MPL Zablocki Branch will be closed for a construction project. The front entrance on Oklahoma Ave. will remain open and curbside service is available. Learn more.

Center Street Parking Lot Closed as of Wednesday, April 28, 2021

The parking lot at the MPL Center Street Branch will be closed for a construction project.
Street parking is available on 28th Street. Learn more.

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Library Board


The Milwaukee Public Library is a department of the City of Milwaukee, like the Health Department or the Fire Department. The City Librarian, who is the department head, is appointed by the Mayor and sits on the Mayor's cabinet. "The general management, regulation and control of the library shall be vested in a Board of Trustees...," reads the bylaws of the Board. There are 12 members of the Board of Trustees. 

Schedule of Meetings - 4:00 p.m.

All meetings at Central Library, Community Room I unless otherwise noted. 
Contact the Library Board.

Tuesday, January 26 - Video Conference
Tuesday, March 23 - Video Conference
Tuesday, April 27 - Video Conference
Tuesday, May 25 - Video Conference
Tuesday, June 22 - Video Conference
Tuesday, July 27 - Video Conference
Tuesday, September 28 - Video Conference
Tuesday, October 26 - Video Conference
Tuesday, November 23 - Video Conference


Board Roster | Committee Assignments | Meeting Schedules | Bylaws