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Tour the Green Roof at Central Library!

By Heather S on Jul 25, 2014 10:12 AM

Do you know that the Milwaukee Public Library has 33,000 square feet of green roof above the Business and Periodicals Room? The green roof is engineered with moisture barriers and insulating features to reduce heating and cooling costs, minimize the urban heat island effect and protect the library underneath.

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This Day in History : Eastland Disaster

By Jennifer on Jul 24, 2014 11:31 AM

"Her terrible fate was postponed until the day when Chicago went mad and the grinning face of the master of hell showed itself in the placid waters of the Chicago River." - The Eastland Disaster, Franklin Lee Stevenson

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