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Happy Birthday Browser
Event | Betty Brinn Children's Room

Happy Birthday Browser

Celebrate Browser the Library Lion's Birthday with live entertainment, games and surprises!

Saturday, July 29, 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Wonderfully Wild Wednesdays
Event | MPL Express at Silver Spring

Wonderfully Wild Wednesdays

Challenge friends and family with games from cribbage to checkers to giant tic-tac-toe.

Wednesday, August 21, 4-7 p.m.
Free Movies, Music, and More!

Free Movies, Music, and More!

Library card holders in Milwaukee County can download the free hoopla digital mobile app on their Android or IOS device to begin enjoying thousands of titles.

Get started today!
Discovery Lunches
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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.
Thinking Money: A Financial Expedition
Event | Central

Thinking Money: A Financial Expedition

Thinking money is designed to teach tweens, teens, and the adults in their lives about financial literacy.

July 10-August 11
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.

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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!

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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!
Read, Learn, Connect & Win Prizes!

Read, Learn, Connect & Win Prizes!

Take your reading game to the next level with #MPLBookBingo for Adults Summer Program. Submit entries at any MPL location.

Play June 1-August 31, 2017!
Solar Eclipse Event
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Solar Eclipse Event

Observe the solar eclipse, learn the key factors that bring about an eclipse, and take part in fun solar activities at various library locations.

Monday, August 21

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Saturday, July 22, 2017
12:00 AM
Thinking Smart About Money Exhibit at Central

Learning about money can be fun! See the Thinking Money…

12:00 AM
Faces of a Fish Empire Photography Exhibit at Central

Faces of a Fish Empire is a photographic exhibit telling…

10:00 AM
Computer Class: Intro to Excel at Center Street

Learn to create, edit and format simple spreadsheets, perform calculations, save, print…

10:00 AM
Computer Class: Intro to Excel at Central

Learn to create, edit and format simple spreadsheets, perform calculations, save, print…

10:00 AM
Central Library Green Roof Tour at Central

Green Roof Tours - Wednesdays at 12 noon and Saturdays…

10:30 AM
The Six Skills for Early Literacy at East

Learn the six skills that all children needs in order to be…

10:30 AM
U.S. Citizenship Classes / Clases de Ciudadania at Forest Home

Free citizenship classes presented by Voces de la Frontera every…

10:30 AM
Play & Learn at Washington Park

Join us each Saturday morning from 10:30-11:30 a.m. in the…

10:30 AM
Saturdays at Central at Central

Ice Cream Story Time Cool off with some ice cream stories…

11:00 AM
Central Library Tour at Central

Tour the past and present glory of the Central Library…

11:30 AM
Get Crafty at King at Martin Luther King

Hang out with other crafty people and join in a…

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

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

2:00 PM
Big Nate at Martin Luther King

Comic books, fortune cookies and secret codes...oh my!  Join us…

2:00 PM
Computer Class: Intro to Excel at Tippecanoe

Learn to create, edit and format simple spreadsheets, perform calculations, save, print…

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

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