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East Library Updates

During construction of the new East Branch, the library is temporarily relocated at 2430 N. Murray Ave.

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CountyCat Mobile

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Bay View Kinnickinnic Knitters
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Bay View Kinnickinnic Knitters

Bring a knitting project for conversation and camaraderie among knitters.

Wednesday, Sept. 3, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Lunch and Learn
Event | Central

Lunch and Learn

Back-to-School Resources with lunch provided by Cousins Subs.

Wednesday, Sept. 10, 12:15 p.m.
Blues to the Rescue
Event | Central

Blues to the Rescue

Blues to the Rescue Exhibit and Program Exhibit Sept. 9-Nov. 11 Program Sept. 9, 6:30-7:30 p.m.

Blues to the Rescue
Small Business 101
Event | Central

Small Business 101

Learn how to find the right information to help you start your own business.

Thursday, Sept. 11, 12-1 p.m.
John McGivern
Event | Central

John McGivern

"Around the Corner" host John McGivern will share his experiences growing up on Milwaukee's east side.

Saturday, Sept. 13, 10:30 a.m.
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Make Miracles Happen!

You can give the gift of a promising future to area children by playing the Miracle Bingo game now through December 11.

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Wednesday, September 3, 2014
9:30 AM
Play Group with Stories at Central

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

12:00 PM
Green Roof Tour at Central

Visit the Green Ideas area at Central Library for more…

12:00 PM
Drop-In Job Help! at Atkinson

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

12:00 PM
Drop-In Job Help! at Forest Home

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

1:30 PM
Drop-In Job Help! at Washington Park

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

3:30 PM
Fall Kids Club at Tippecanoe

Kids ages 6-12 will have fun with art, science, music…

4:00 PM
Fall Kids Club at Capitol

Kids ages 6-12 will have fun with art, science, music…

4:00 PM
Fall Kids Club at Forest Home

Kids ages 6-12 will have fun with art, science, music…

4:00 PM
Fall Kids Club at Martin Luther King

Kids ages 6-12 will have fun with art, science, music…

4:00 PM
LEGO Club at Capitol

We provide the LEGOs, you provide the imagination! Join other…

5:30 PM
Bay View Kinnickinnic Knitters at Bay View

A knitting circle dedicated to expanding knitting skills through the…

6:00 PM
BYOD: Bring Your Own Device at East

Learn how to set up your iPad, Kindle, Nook or…