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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.

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Martin Luther King

Martin Luther King

Martin Luther King Library, located at 310 W. Locust St., opened in 1971 as the Locust Library. In 1973 the library was re-dedicated in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King.

 
Martin Luther King Library features:
  • Desktop computers with internet access and Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Laptop Computers for use within the library.
  • Free Wifi throughout the building
  • Entertainment DVD movies for all ages as well as books on CD and non-fiction DVDs.
  • free computer classes for adults including computer basics, internet use, word processing and more.
  • a sizable collection of permanent art, some pertaining to Dr. King, and a unique accordion book by Amos Paul Kennedy, Jr. which contains Dr. King’s most noted quotations and adinkra symbols associated with the Ashanti people.
  • a large meeting room space open to the public for community meetings and neighborhood programming.
  • Originally introduced in 1989 as “Black Role Models in Milwaukee,” the Milwaukee Leaders collection honors those chosen by members of the community as exemplifying strong role models for their own generation and for those that follow.
  • Printing, faxing and scanning service

Upcoming Events at Martin Luther King

Jun 20
Story Time
10:00 AM

Young children and their caregivers are invited for fun stories,…

Jun 20
Close Knit Community Workshop
1:00 PM

Interested in learning how to work with fiber arts? Want…

Jun 22
Get Crafty at King
2:00 PM

Hang out with other crafty people and join in a…

Jun 24
Drop-In Job Help!
12:00 PM

Need help getting a job online? A job trainer specialist…