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Mitchell Street

Mitchell Street

The Mitchell Street Branch is the largest of Milwaukee Public Library’s branch libraries. The branch is part of an historic restoration and redevelopment of the five-story Hill’s Building which was once home to a department store of the same name. This mixed-use facility also includes sixty apartment units, eight of which are townhouse units that are located in the rear of the building.

Mitchell Street Branch Features

23,000 square feet spread across three floors | Flexible open spaces | Expansive windows | Increased access to computers and technology | Modern, large community room | Designated spaces and collections for Adults, Children and Teens | High-tech makerspace | Cozy reading area with fireplace | Weekly programming for all ages, including bilingual Spanish/English programs | Express check-out stations with self-check | Free surface parking for library customers | Laptops for check out and use in the library and computer and job training classes in English and Spanish | High speed internet access and free Wi-Fi.


Upcoming Events at Mitchell Street

Jul 18
Playgroup with Stories
10:30 AM

A 20-minute story time for children and their parents or…

Jul 18
Wacky Wheels Roller Skating Jam
12:00 PM

Come to our roller skating party at the Mitchell Street…

Jul 18
Snack Hack!
3:30 PM

Enjoy a free healthy snack every Thursday in Mitchell Street's…

Jul 18
DIY Terrariums
4:00 PM

Create a terrarium to take home with the provided supply of…