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Bay View

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Bay View Branch, located at 2566 S. Kinnickinnic Ave., opened in October 1993. The branch replaced the Llewellyn Library built in 1914 and located at 907 E. Russell.

The building is contemporary with an open, bright environment. Under the Milwaukee Arts Board's Percentage for Art program, artist Peter Flanary created three mosaic maps in the linoleum floor of the lobby, one representing Bay View at the time of settlement in 1832; another from 1900, when a steel mill on the lakefront spurred the community's growth; the third showing the area as it is today.
 

Bay View Branch features:
  • Weekly Story Times for young children 
  • Monthly Book Club discussion
  • Monthly knitting group 
  • Computer lab featuring 22 desktop computers for public use
  • 18 laptops for use inside the library
  • Free Wi-Fi for all visitors
  • Homework Help after school with Teacher in the Library
  • Free computer classes for City residents
  • Drop-in job search and resume help 
  • Public meeting spaces
  • Meeting Room (Accommodates 75)
  • Free Scanner with capability to email or save documents to a flash drive
  • Color printer

Upcoming Events at
Bay View

May 26
Super Hero Academy Kick-off
6:00 PM

It's a bird. It's a plane. No, it's…

May 27
Teacher in the Library
3:30 PM

Teachers are available after school at selected libraries to assist…

May 27
Computer Class: Intermediate Word
5:30 PM

Intermediate Word After creating a document you will learn how…

May 28
Preschool Story Time
10:30 AM

Preschoolers are invited for fun stories, songs, and finger plays…