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Close 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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MPL Service @ 76th & Good Hope 100 Years Ago

By MPL Staff on Nov 30, 2020 1:30 PM

The Milwaukee Public Library’s newest branch, Good Hope, opened on July 29th.  While searching MPL’s annual reports about the 1918-1919 Influenza Pandemic, they revealed that we provided service at the intersection of 76th and Good Hope, a century before Good Hope opened. In 1915, Milwaukee County contracted with MPL to provide books for then-rural branches to be housed in centrally located township schools. The 1916-1917…

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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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