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Reports coming due? Get your research done the easy way from home or school!

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Wall of Fame
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Wall of Fame

Wisconsin Writers Wall of Fame Induction Ceremony of Increase A. Lapham with John Gurda, Martha Bergland, Paul Hayes and Rob Nurre.

Tuesday, September 15, 6-7:30 p.m.
Brainfuse
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Brainfuse

Tutors are available seven days a week from 2 p.m.-7 p.m. for all grades.

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Open House ~ Mitchell Street Project
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Open House ~ Mitchell Street Project

Join us for a public open house to provide input on what's planned for the replacement of the Forest Home Library with a new branch.

September 2nd and 3rd
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CountryReports

Students and travelers! Go deep into the history and culture of foreign countries or US states.

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Morningstar Investment Research Center

Track stocks and investments.

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Oxford English Dictionary

The most comprehensive listing of every word, its history and correct usage.

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Kompass

Trying to grow your business internationally? Get valuable contacts here.

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Library Development
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Library Development

New Library Development of Mill Road and Forest Home Libraries

Go to the library's Development Page for more information.
Super Reader Program 2015
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Super Reader Program 2015

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!

Beginning May 18!
Put Your Face in a Book!
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Put Your Face in a Book!

Teen Summer Reading Program for ages 13-18. Log the books you read online and visit any Milwaukee Public Library to collect prizes.

Sign-up May 18!
Book Bingo for Adults @ MPL
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Book Bingo for Adults @ MPL

Take your reading game to the next level with MPL's Book Bingo for Adults Summer Program. Enter to win a prize! Sponsored by The Friends of the Milwaukee Public Library.

Beginning, Monday, June 8!

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Saturday, August 29, 2015
10:00 AM
Green Roof Tour at Central

Free Green Roof Tour open to the public.

10:30 AM
Saturdays At Central at Central

Dinosaur Dig Learn about dinosaurs and paleontologists through stories and play. …

10:30 AM
Play and Learn (For Families) at Washington Park

Eating the Alphabet Yum, yum, yum! Come and enjoy some…

11:00 AM
Central Library Tour at Central

Tour the past and present glory of the Central Library…

12:00 PM
Drop-In Tutoring for Adults at Washington Park

A tutor is available to help prepare for a school…

1:30 PM
Skeins of Milwaukee at Central

Bring your needles and/or hooks, your yarn and your enthusiasm…

2:00 PM
Saturday Afternoons at Central for 'Tweens at Central

Fun and Games Design your own Mancala game and create a…

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

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