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Close The Central Library will close early on Thursday, October 19

Central will close at 3 p.m. on Thursday, October 19 for the Benjamin Franklin Awards Ceremony. Regular service will resume on Friday, October 20.

Capitol Branch will be closed for a Staff Training Day

Thursday, November 9, 2017. Regular service will resume on Friday, November 10 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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Mozart’s Grove Music Series

By MPL Staff on Oct 12, 2017 8:32 AM

Featuring musical performances by Milwaukee artists. Saturdays, October 21st and November 18th from 11:30-12:30 pm at Central Library, 814 W. Wisconsin Ave. in Mozart’s Grove.

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The Library That Became a Department Store

By MPL Staff on Oct 3, 2017 1:03 PM

More than a century ago, a former home of the Central Library became a department store. In 1880, the ornate Library Block building opened with retail on the 1st floor and the Library moved on the 2nd floor.

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Ask a Question, Save a Life

By MPL Staff on Sep 19, 2017 9:05 AM

Suicide Prevention: Question, Persuade, Refer (QPR) workshops are taking place at Atkinson, Tippecanoe and Mitchell Street Branches this fall.

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Green Home Series - Winter Edition

By MPL Staff on Sep 14, 2017 9:06 AM

Join us for the Green Home Series and learn about Lifelong Gardening techniques, how to upcycle from an expert and what to look for when you're antiquing.

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Get Crafty at King

By MPL Staff on Sep 12, 2017 9:06 AM

Saturdays, September 16, 30, October 14, 28, November 11, 25, & December 9 from 11:30 am - 1 pm at the M.L. King Branch.

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