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The Creative Writing Collective
Resource | Tippecanoe

The Creative Writing Collective

Take part in this new community of creative people and meet with other budding writers for peer support and constructive input.

First Wed. of the month, 6-7:30 p.m.
Discovery Lunches
Resource

Discovery Lunches

One-hour programs for adults that invite you to explore and connect with fellow learners. A light lunch is provided. Tuesdays from 12:30-1:30 p.m.

Inspiration starts here!
Super Fun Free Activities For Ages 13-18
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Super Fun Free Activities For Ages 13-18

Explore your interests, discover new talents, earn great prizes, and hang out with friends. It's #MPLTeenSummerChallenge

Sign up in person or online!
Green Roof Tours
Resource | Central

Green Roof Tours

Free Green Roof Tours of Central Library.

Wednesdays at noon; Saturdays at 10 a.m.
MPL 1st Annual Job Expo
Event | Central

MPL 1st Annual Job Expo

Come dressed for success! Connect with high-quality opportunities and employers. Special opportunities for ex-offenders, limited English-speakers, and teens.

Thursday, June 22 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Upcoming Author Events
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Upcoming Author Events

MPL is proud to host a veritable bounty of nationally acclaimed and local authors this fall. There are authors for every age and interest.

View our calendar!
Library Development
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Library Development

Milwaukee Public Library is replacing four branches with new library facilities that will be part of mixed-use projects and completely rebuilding one standalone branch from the inside out.

Learn more!
Summer Used Book Sale
Event | Central

Summer Used Book Sale

Featuring a large selection of used books, books on tape, magazines, comics, sheet music, children’s books and more. All proceeds benefit MPL.

Saturday, June 17, 9 a.m.-4 p.m.
Super Reader Program 2017
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Super Reader Program 2017

Be a Super Reader! For kids ages 12 and younger. Receive a yard sign to let the city know you are a Super Reader and are reading to defeat Dr. Brain Drain!

Sign up in person or online!
MKE United Public Survey

MKE United Public Survey

The MKE United Greater Downtown Action Agenda needs your feedback about their work to date. By working together, we can create a Greater Downtown that is welcoming to all, well positioned for future growth and poised to create benefits for the entire City.

Share your input!
Teacher in the Library
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Teacher in the Library

Teachers are available after school at selected libraries to assist students in grades 1 through 8 and their parents with homework help and encouragement.

Now thru early June!

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Events, Programs, and Classes


Wednesday, May 24, 2017
12:00 AM
ZIP MKE at Atkinson Branch at Atkinson

28 Zip Codes, 1 City. ZIP MKE is a unique…

9:00 AM
IMPACT, Inc. at Central

Mobile Community Resource Specialist will be available to connect individuals…

10:00 AM
Computer Class: Intermediate PowerPoint at Villard Square

In this class participants will learn to create more dynamic…

10:00 AM
Computer Class: Intermediate PowerPoint at Atkinson

In this class participants will learn to create more dynamic…

10:00 AM
Preschool Story Time at Martin Luther King

Preschoolers are invited for fun stories, songs, and finger plays…

10:00 AM
Drop-In Job Help! at Capitol

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

10:00 AM
Drop-In Job Help! at Zablocki

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

10:00 AM
Preschool Story Time at Capitol

Preschoolers are invited for fun stories, songs, and finger plays…

10:00 AM
Playgroup With Stories at East

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

10:30 AM
Preschool Story Time at Center Street

Preschoolers are invited for fun stories, songs, and finger plays…

10:30 AM
Playgroup With Stories at Capitol

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

10:30 AM
Playgroup With Stories at Zablocki

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

10:30 AM
Preschool Story Time at Atkinson

Preschoolers are invited for fun stories, songs, and finger plays…

10:30 AM
Preschool Story Time at Bay View

Preschoolers are invited for fun stories, songs, and finger plays…

10:30 AM
Preschool Story Time at Forest Home

Preschoolers are invited for fun stories, songs, and finger plays…