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Thursday, July 4 for Independence Day.

Special Library Hours at M.L. King Branch

M.L. King Branch will be open on Wednesday, June 19 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. There will be no access to the parking lot or surrounding streets due to the Juneteenth Day Celebration.

Attention Central Library Patrons

Current sidewalk construction on the corner of Eighth St. and Wisconsin Ave. may impact pedestrian traffic. Learn More

Milwaukee Public Library Hours & Locations Close

Holiday Closings


New Year's Day
All libraries closed Monday, January 1, 2019

Martin Luther King Day*
All libraries closed Monday, January 21
*(M.L. King Library will be open 9 a.m.-5 p.m.)

All libraries closed Friday, April 19 and Sunday, April 21

Memorial Day
All libraries closed Saturday, May 25 through Monday, May 27

Independence Day
All libraries closed Thursday, July 4

Labor Day
All libraries closed Saturday, August 31 through Monday, September 2

All libraries closed Thursday, November 28 and Friday, November 29
(All libraries open Saturday, Nov. 30. Central, Capitol, Zablocki open Sunday, Dec. 1.)

All libraries closed Sunday, December 15, Sunday, Dec. 22, Tuesday, Dec. 24, and Wednesday, Dec. 25

New Year's 2020
All libraries closed Sunday, December 29, 2019, Tuesday, Dec. 31 and Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020