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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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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.

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Brainfuse
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Brainfuse

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

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Library Development
About MPL

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
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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.
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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


Saturday, November 18, 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…

9:00 AM
Holiday Book Sale at Central

Used book sale featuring a large selection of gently used…

10:00 AM
Book a Business Librarian at Mitchell Street

Work one-on-one with Milwaukee Public Library business librarians as they…

10:00 AM
Computer Class: Intermediate PowerPoint at Center Street

In this class participants will learn to create more dynamic PowerPoint presentations.…

10:00 AM
LEGO Brick Fun at the Library at Tippecanoe

Join other LEGO brick enthusiasts and see what you can…

10:30 AM
Lesson Planning @ MPL at Central

The library has many resources to assist you with lesson…

10:30 AM
Saturdays at Central at Central

Apples, Apples, Apples!Join us for an apple-flavored story time and…

10:30 AM
Citizenship Classes at Mitchell Street

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
ACA Health Insurance Enrollment Lab at Capitol

Whether you're uninsured, or just want to explore your choices,…

11:00 AM
Central Library Tour at Central

Tour the past and present glory of the Central Library…

11:30 AM
Mozart's Grove Music : A Musical Journey Through Europe with the Rich Regent Band at Central

Rich Regent, clarinetist, and Bob Dudzik, accordionist and vocalist, present…

1:00 PM
Saturday Matinee at Martin Luther King

Bring the family for movie day! Watch family friendly movies.…

2:00 PM
Wisconsin Fellowship of Poets Annual Calendar Reading at Central

Contributors to the 2017 Wisconsin Fellowship of Poets Calendar will…