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Wednesday, July 4 for Independence Day.

Special Library Hours at M.L. King Branch

M.L. King Branch will be open on Tuesday, June 19 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. There will be no access to the parking lot or surrounding streets due to the Juneteenth Day Celebration.

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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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MPL 2nd Annual Job Expo
Event | Central

MPL 2nd 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 28, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Memory Cafés
Resource

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.
Open Housing Interview
Event | Centennial Hall

Open Housing Interview

Watch a 1984 retrospective interview with James Groppi and Vel Phillips about the 1967-1968 Open Housing Marches that aired on Public Conference. Registration required.

Saturday, July 7, 2-3 p.m.
Register to Vote @ MPL
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Register to Vote @ MPL

Update your registration (or register for the first time) online or by visiting any voter registration kiosk available at all Milwaukee Public Library branches.

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Volunteer at the Library
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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
Join the Super Reader Squad!
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Join the Super Reader Squad!

Sign up at your favorite Milwaukee Public Library or online beginning Monday, May 14. It's Fun, Easy & Free! For ages 12 & younger.

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Brainfuse
Research

Brainfuse

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

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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!
#MPLTeenSummerChallenge
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#MPLTeenSummerChallenge

Earn prizes by doing fun activities both in and outside of the library this summer! Track points online. You choose what to do. Mix, match, and repeat! For teens ages 13-18.

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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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10 Millionth Patent

By MPL Staff on Jun 18, 2018 9:02AM

The Milwaukee Public Library is a Patent and Trademark Resource Center (PTRC); we have many resources available to inventors, including a quarterly class on how to search the U.S. Patent…

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Events, Programs, and Classes


Tuesday, June 19, 2018
12:00 AM
Exhibit: Hunger Next Door at Bay View

"HUNGER NEXT DOOR" IS A TRAVELING EXHIBIT DESIGNED BY HUNGER…

12:00 AM
Wisconsin Historical Society Fair Housing Display at Atkinson

Crossing the Line: The Milwaukee Fair Housing Marches of 1967-1968…

9:30 AM
Computer Class: Computer/Internet Basics at Capitol

Learn computer basics including basic computer terminology and working with windows.…

9:30 AM
Computer Class: Computer/Internet Basics at Tippecanoe

Learn computer basics including basic computer terminology and working with windows.…

10:30 AM
Preschool Story Time at Central

Preschoolers are invited for fun stories, songs, and fingerplays all…

11:30 AM
Treasures of the Great Lakes Marine Collection at Central

Learn about a different aspect of the Milwaukee Public Library's…

12:00 PM
Drop-In Job Help! at Center Street

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

12:00 PM
Drop-In Job Help! at Villard Square

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

12:30 PM
Discovery Lunch: Writing to Transform Your Life (and Expand Your Creativity) at Zablocki

Journaling improves memory and sleep, boosts immune cell activity, supports you…

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

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

1:00 PM
Drop-In Tutoring for Adults at Central

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

1:30 PM
Memory Cafe at Capitol

Memory Cafés offer people with dementia and their care partners…

2:00 PM
Board Games @ The Library at Capitol

Throwback to the days of board games! Have fun and…

2:00 PM
Slime Science at Mitchell Street

Measure, mix, and experiment! Bring out your inner mad scientist…

2:00 PM
Korean Drumming at East

Students will use their hands and special sticks to learn about…