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Thursday, Nov. 22 and Friday, Nov. 23 for Thanksgiving. All libraries open Saturday, Nov. 24. Central, Capitol, Zablocki open Sunday, Nov. 25.

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Resource | Mitchell Street

An arts project that empowers Historic Mitchell Street neighbors to create, share, and celebrate diversity through storytelling and multi-media art, specifically engaging youth in the process.

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Teen Art Contest

Teen Art Contest

Does art inspire you? Do you create art that empowers others? Enter your favorite original art piece at the Milwaukee Public Library between November 1-30. For ages 13-18.

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Community Open House
About MPL | Capitol

Community Open House

MPL is building a new facility to replace the Capitol Branch. Before the process begins, we would like input from the patrons and neighbors of the Capitol Branch.

Monday, November 26, 6-8 p.m.
Event | Central

John Ridley Jr and Orson Welles will be inducted into the Wisconsin Writers Wall of Fame with a presentation by Duane Dudek and viewing of the poster collection.

Wednesday, November 14, 4-6 pm
Discovery Lunches
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Discovery Lunches

One-hour programs that let you explore and connect with fellow learners. Light refreshments provided.

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Brainfuse
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Brainfuse

Tutors are available seven days a week from 2 p.m.-11 p.m. for all grades.

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Memory Cafés
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Memory Cafés

Offering people with dementia and their care partners the opportunity to enjoy regular, enjoyable social interaction with others in similar circumstances in a safe, welcoming environment.

Third Tuesday of the month, 1:30-3:30 p.m.
Volunteer at the Library
About MPL

Volunteer at the Library

Volunteers are needed for upcoming events at the Milwaukee Public Library. Check out our current volunteer opportunities. Complete an online application today!

Current Opportunities at MPL
Book a Business Librarian
Research | Central

Book a Business Librarian

Work one-on-one with Milwaukee Public Library Business Librarians as they guide you through the library’s business resources.

Schedule an appointment!
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 beginning Sept. 10.

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Library Development
About MPL

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.

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Health Insurance Marketplace
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Health Insurance Marketplace

Licensed Healthcare Navigators will be available to assist with exploring insurance options under the Affordable Care Act at MPL.

Deadline to sign up: December 15, 2018

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Events, Programs, and Classes


Wednesday, November 14, 2018
9:00 AM
Exhibit: Wauwatosa Artists' Workshop Member Showcase at Central

Wauwatosa Artists' Workshop is one of the most active artists' collectives…

9:30 AM
Computer Class: Intermediate PowerPoint at Mill Road

In this class participants will learn to create more dynamic PowerPoint…

9:30 AM
Computer Class: Intermediate PowerPoint at Zablocki

In this class participants will learn to create more dynamic PowerPoint…

9:30 AM
Playgroup with Stories at Central

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

10:00 AM
Computer Class: Intermediate PowerPoint at Martin Luther King

In this class participants will learn to create more dynamic PowerPoint…

10:45 AM
Playgroup With Stories at Central

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

12:00 PM
Coffee & Coloring at Villard Square

Shake off the mid-week blues with Coffee & Coloring. Coloring…

12:00 PM
Exhibit: Working Warriors Wisconsin Veterans Museum at Washington Park

The Wisconsin Veterans Museum's Marching Across the State, Working Warriors: Military Life Beyond Combat exhibit…

12:00 PM
Crosswords, Coloring, and Contemplation! at East

Perk up your afternoon by working on a crossword puzzle…

1:00 PM
Drop-In Job Help! at Washington Park

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

1:00 PM
Drop-In Job Help! at Atkinson

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

2:00 PM
Drop-In Job Help! at Mitchell Street

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

2:00 PM
Drop-In Tutoring for Adults at Center Street

Need help with*...  Preparing for a school or work-related exam?  Understanding…

2:30 PM
Basic Skills Tutor at Washington Park

FREE Basic Skills Classes for anyone who needs help: learning…

3:00 PM
Drop-In Tutoring for Adults at Atkinson

Need help with*...  Preparing for a school or work-related exam?  Understanding…