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Sunday, Dec. 18, Friday, Dec. 23, Saturday, Dec. 24, Sunday, Dec. 25, and Monday, Dec. 26 for Christmas. Friday, Dec. 30, Saturday, Dec. 31, Sunday, Jan. 1, and Monday, Jan. 2, 2017 for New Year's.

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Library Board

Library Board


The Milwaukee Public Library is a department of the City of Milwaukee, like the Health Department or the Fire Department. The City Librarian, who is the department head, is appointed by the Mayor and sits on the Mayor's cabinet. "The general management, regulation and control of the library shall be vested in a Board of Trustees...," reads the bylaws of the Board. There are 12 members of the Board of Trustees. 

Schedule of Meetings - 4:30 p.m.

All meetings at Central Library, First Floor Meeting Room unless otherwise noted. 

Tuesday, January 26 - Tippecanoe Branch Meeting Room
Tuesday, March 22
Tuesday, April 26
Tuesday, May 24
Tuesday, June 28
Tuesday, July 26
Tuesday, September 27 - Martin Luther King Meeting Room
Tuesday, October 25
Tuesday, November 22


Board of Trustees Special Meeting: Tuesday, December 20, 2016

2016 Board Roster | Committee Assignments | Meeting Schedules Bylaws

Tippecanoe Presentation