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Thursday, Nov. 23 and Friday, Nov. 24 for Thanksgiving. All libraries open Saturday, Nov. 25. Central, Capitol, Zablocki open Sunday, Nov. 26.

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Mondo Lucha

Mondo Lucha

MPL Presents Mondo Lucha: A Library Loud Days Event. Mexican Wrestling at the Mitchell Street Branch on Friday, December 1, 7 p.m.

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

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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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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.

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Health Insurance Marketplace

Health Insurance Marketplace

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

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First Grade. First Card.

First Grade. First Card.

Milwaukee Public Library First Grade Library Card Campaign: November 2017-May 2018.

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Holiday Animation Party
Event | Mitchell Street

Holiday Animation Party

Create your own animation or video with help from Walker's Point Center for the Arts and music inspired by First Stage's production of A Charlie Brown Christmas. Recommended for youth ages 10 to 18.

Saturday, Dec. 9, 1-4 p.m.

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Events, Programs, and Classes

Wednesday, November 22, 2017
12:00 AM
Treasures of the Great Lakes Marine Collection at Central

The Great Lakes Marine Collection includes books, photographs, articles, ship…

12:00 AM
Exhibit: City Self Portrait Milwaukee at East

A city is not the buildings but the people.City Self-Portrait…

9:30 AM
Playgroup With Stories at Central

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

2:30 PM
Basic Skills Tutor at Washington Park

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

4:00 PM
Truck Studio Art Workshops presented by Artists Working in Education, Inc. (A.W.E.) at Tippecanoe

A drop-in program designed for children in Grades K5-5, although…

5:30 PM
East Branch Chess Club at East

Bring your chess set and a love of strategy to…

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

Learn how to download eBooks, magazines, and music to your device…