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To reduce the spread of Covid-19, all Milwaukee public libraries are closed temporarily until further notice.

StoryBoss

StoryBoss

Free weekly workshops and end of summer Story Slam competition for teens.

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Race and Social Equity Booklist

Race and Social Equity Booklist

Race and Social Equity statement from City Librarian Paula Kiely and books for all ages.

MPL Statement and Booklist
Outside Contactless Materials Pickup
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Outside Contactless Materials Pickup

Patrons can request and pick up materials by calling (414) 286-3011. Pickup can be arranged for the Central Library Drive-Up, or at the Tippecanoe or Washington Park Branches.

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"Coming to America"

Join our monthly virtual reading group featuring Yiddish in Translation literature and a Hmong Family memoir. We will explore immigrant experiences of coming to America.

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Digital Reading/eBooks

Digital Reading/eBooks

You can stay home, but travel the world with eBooks or read an eBook that was adapted as a film and so much more. Take a look at our staff curated lists featuring hoopla and OverDrive digital titles.

Instantly read with your library card!
Absentee Voting Drop-off Sites

Absentee Voting Drop-off Sites

Absentee voting is reliable. If you have concerns about postal delivery, you can mail or use an Election Commission drop-off site to return your ballot.

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Brainfuse
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Brainfuse

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

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Volunteer Opportunities

Volunteer Opportunities

Sign up to become a volunteer for the Milwaukee 2020 Host Committee and the Democratic National Convention by creating an account on the Host Committee’s official volunteer portal!

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Join the Super Reader Squad!
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Join the Super Reader Squad!

Sign up online and attend free virtual programs. It's Fun, Easy & Free! For ages 12 & younger.

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#MPLTeenSummerChallenge
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#MPLTeenSummerChallenge

Join the Teen Summer Challenge. Read, Create, and Discover all summer long! For ages 13 to 18.

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Why let kids have all the fun?

Why let kids have all the fun?

MPL is here to help grown-ups celebrate this summer with the best books around. Read or listen to five books by August 31, 2020 and be entered to win a membership for Milwaukee Film and other fun prizes. For Ages 18 +

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Events, Programs, and Classes


Jul 09 9:00 AM
Chair Yoga at Virtual

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Jul 09 10:30 AM
Story Time at Virtual

Young children and their caregivers are invited to a VIRTUAL STORY…

Jul 09 2:00 PM
Juggler Steve Girman at Virtual

Enjoy a fun-filled juggling show with Steve Girman!   

Jul 09 5:00 PM
StoryBoss Workshop at Virtual

The future of storytelling is in your hands! Use storytelling as…

Jul 09 6:30 PM
Write On! at Virtual

Write On! A creative writing program from Milwaukee Public Library. With prompts…

Jul 10 9:30 AM
Juega y aprende para familias at Virtual

Acompáñenos para disfrutar de juegos imaginarios para familias con niños…

Jul 10 10:30 AM
Story Time at Virtual

Young children and their caregivers are invited to a VIRTUAL STORY…

Jul 10 2:30 PM
Meditation Fridays at Virtual

Register for Meditation Fridays…

Jul 11 11:00 AM
StoryBoss Workshop at Virtual

The future of storytelling is in your hands! Use storytelling as…

Jul 13 10:30 AM
Story Time at Virtual

Young children and their caregivers are invited to a VIRTUAL STORY…

Jul 13 2:00 PM
Meet Author Matt de la Peña at Virtual

Calling all kids! Join us to virtually meet a very special…

Jul 13 6:00 PM
Novel Ideas Book Club: The Master and Margarita at Virtual

We will be discussing The Master and Margarita by Mikhail…

Jul 13 6:30 PM
PJ Story Time at Virtual

Families with young children are invited to a VIRTUAL STORY…

Jul 14 10:30 AM
Story Time at Virtual

Young children and their caregivers are invited to a VIRTUAL STORY…

Jul 14 2:00 PM
Mad Science: Marvels of Motion at Virtual

Register in advance for this program. …