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Saturday, September 1 through Monday, September 3 for the Labor Day holiday.

Bay View Branch will be closed for a Staff Training Day

Thursday, August 23, 2018. Regular service will resume on Friday, August 24 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Milwaukee Public Library Hours & Locations Close

Capitol

The Capitol Branch will be replaced with a mixed-use building. Currently the plan is to begin the development process by researching new potential library sites during 2018. In his 2014 budget, Mayor Tom Barrett prioritized redevelopment of the library branch system in a multi-year building and renovation program with an investment of $21.5 million over five to seven years. The project calls for rebuilding four branches – Forest Home (replaced by the new Mitchell Street branch in 2017), Mill Road, Capitol and Martin Luther King. The four branches scheduled for rebuilding will be redeveloped as part of mixed-use projects – a more affordable approach.