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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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Milwaukee Public Library's digital collection includes e-books, audiobooks, music, video and talking picture books through a variety of services. You can reserve and enjoy titles from OverDrive with an increased hold limit of 10 items. E-book holds do not count against the limit of 15 holds per patron for printed books and other items.


Find e-books and audiobooks from the OverDrive site or via the OverDrive app. Read in your browser with OverDrive Read or download to your device, including Kindle. Find help using OverDrive.

eBooks on EBSCOhost

eBooks on EBSCOhost (formerly netLibrary) are available to be read online (and in many cases downloaded) through a Web browser at any public library in Milwaukee County. The MCFLS eBooks on EBSCOhost can also be accessed by any library card holder in the MCFLS system.

RBdigital Magazines

RBdigital Magazines is an online service that allows you to download digital copies of popular magazines to your computer, tablet, or mobile device.