Warning: Creating default object from empty value in /var/www/vhosts/mpl.org/htdocs/blog/tag.php on line 19
MPL Blogs: Explore By Tag · MPL Skip navigation
Close All Milwaukee Public Library Locations Closed for Christmas & New Year's...

Friday, Dec. 23 through Monday, Dec. 26, and Friday, Dec. 30 through Monday, Jan. 2, 2023.

Milwaukee Public Library Hours & Locations Close

MPL Blogs: Explore By Tag

Showing entries tagged: Bay View Branch


MPL Branch History: Bay View

By Paul Wellington on May 3, 2022 12:00 AM

The beginning of Bay View Library is attributed to Beulah Brinton who welcomed the community into her personal lending library in the 1870s. The current branch opened in 1993 in the wedge-shaped site at 2566 S. Kinnickinnic Ave. The building is characterized by a curved roof and expansive windows, allowing ample natural light to illuminate the collections and spaces. Read more about it!

Read more

Green Initiatives at MPL

By Derek Reilly on Apr 18, 2022 12:00 PM

The Milwaukee Public Library has become a leader in eco-friendly initiatives for the city in many ways. While some of the library's green initiatives have been around for decades, others are brand new. Read about the advancements MPL has made throughout the past 20 years and its "green plans" for the future.

Read more