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¡Hispanic Heritage Month 2014!

By Brett R on Sep 15, 2014 11:57 AM

It's National Hispanic Heritage Month, starting TODAY through October 15th! Now@MPL will be spending the next month celebrating the many great contributions Latinos have made to the Milwaukee area!  

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Henry David Thoreau - Plaque Dedication in Milwaukee 9/27

By Heather S on Sep 12, 2014 11:05 AM

On June 27th 1861, Henry David Thoreau and his traveling companion, Horace Mann, Jr., arrived in Milwaukee by train. They stayed one night at the Lake House Hotel on Ferry and Lake Streets, site of today's Colectivo Coffee.    

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Around the Corner with John McGivern

By Jennifer on Sep 11, 2014 8:50 AM

"Around the Corner" host John McGivern will share his experiences growing up on Milwaukee's east side, his memories of the Milwaukee Public Library, and reveal the origins of his popular "Around the Corner" program on PBS and its evolution.

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Canada Declares War!

By Tim on Sep 10, 2014 9:23 AM

It was 75 years ago today when Canada officially declared war upon Nazi Germany to join the United Kingdom and France in World War II.

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¿Dónde está la biblioteca?

By Brett R on Sep 8, 2014 12:05 PM

Want to learn a foreign language? Milwaukee Public Library offers not just one, but TWO (dos, zwei, deux, twee) online resources for language learning!

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September is Library Card Sign-up Month

By Heather S on Sep 5, 2014 10:24 AM

What’s the best way to prepare children for school year? Make sure they have a library card! A library card gives access to books, e-books, online homework help and other tools they need to succeed. September is Library Card Sign-up Month.Visit your library in person - or online.

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