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Mingle with MPL Outreach

By MPL Staff on Oct 1, 2022 12:00 AM

Harvest Fests, pumpkins, and colored leaves, oh my! Relish the season of autumn with the Milwaukee Public Library out and about in the community. MPL staff are looking forward to meeting you!

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The History of Milwaukee's Brady Street

By Derek Reilly on Jul 8, 2022 12:00 AM

Brady Street is one of Milwaukee’s most widely known streets, located on the city's lower east side. While it was initially settled by German, Irish and Polish immigrants, Brady Street later became home to Milwaukee’s Italian community. Learn more about Brady Street and its annual festival.

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Doors Open to Historic Milwaukee

By Sarah Finn on Sep 15, 2021 12:00 AM

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 Journal by creating a newspaper feature titled “Remember When…” published in the Green Sheet. Take a journey back to read about some of its historical highlights.

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From Warner to MSO, A Palace Fit for Movies and Orchestra

By MPL Staff on Sep 1, 2021 12:00 AM

The Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra (MSO) has moved into their new home, the former Warner Theatre, which has been renamed the Bradley Symphony Center. Learn about the history of the iconic Warner Theatre as Milwaukee celebrates the grand opening of the Bradley Symphony Center.

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Celebrate Juneteenth Day!

By MPL Staff on Jun 17, 2020 11:23 AM

Milwaukee's Juneteenth Day celebration, which began in 1971, is one of the longest-running in the U.S.

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