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East Branch will return to regular service Wednesday, October 31 from 12 p.m.-8 p.m.

Tippecanoe Branch will be closed for a Staff Training Day

Thursday, October 18, 2018. Regular service will resume on Friday, October 19 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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State and Local Government Information

State and Local Government Information


State of Wisconsin

Milwaukee Public Library receives  state of Wisconsin government publications through the Wisconsin Document Depository Program; these print materials are listed in our CountyCat catalog. In addition, the state of Wisconsin publishes many recent state government documents electronically through  the Wisconsin Digital Archives, which  is a growing collection of documents about the activities, functions, and policies of Wisconsin State Government. The collection contains documents from 2001 to current published by the Executive and Judicial branches of Wisconsin State Government, state government task forces, initiatives, boards, commissions, councils and special study groups.


Wisconsin Digital Archives


City of Milwaukee

Milwaukee Public Library holds many historic and recent print publications from City of Milwaukee agencies and departments. Search the CountyCat catalog or consult reference librarians in the Frank P. Zeidler Humanities Room for assistance. Unpublished materials may be found in the City of Milwaukee Archives, which are held at Milwaukee Public Library.

City of Milwaukee government information not found at MPL may be availble from the Legislative Reference Bureau at City Hall.