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Books

We invite you to explore. A lot of information and entertainment await you at Milwaukee Public Library. With millions of items in the library’s collection – books, music, movies and much more – the opportunities are endless. 

Read@MPL 

Read reviews written by library staff on new releases, popular favorites and topical issues.

New Materials

New purchases available for check-out through the CountyCat online catalog.

OverDrive eBooks

Download books to your electronic device using the OverDrive application.

Book Clubs

Join a book club at Bay View, East or Tippecanoe Library.

Upcoming Book Club Discussions

September 17, 2014
6:30 PM
Bay View Book Club at Bay View

Join in the discussion of "Every Last One" by Anna…

October 3, 2014
10:30 AM
Book Club for Adults at Zablocki

Join the discussion of "The Chase" by Clive Cussler.

October 8, 2014
6:00 PM
Book Club for Adults at Tippecanoe

Tippecanoe Library's Book Club for Adults discusses "The Book Thief"…

October 15, 2014
6:30 PM
Bay View Book Club at Bay View

Join in the discussion of "The Ghost Bride" by Yangsze…

October 21, 2014
7:00 PM
East Library Book Club at Martin Luther King

East Library Book Club discusses "The Party is Over: HOw…

November 7, 2014
10:30 AM
Book Club for Adults at Zablocki

Join the discussion of "All Quiet on the Western Front"…

November 12, 2014
6:00 PM
Book Club for Adults at Tippecanoe

Tippecanoe Library's Book Club for Adults discusses "Transatlantic" by Colum…

November 18, 2014
7:00 PM
East Library Book Club at Martin Luther King

East Library Book Club discusses "Kill Anything That Moves: The…

November 19, 2014
6:30 PM
Bay View Book Club at Bay View

Join in the discussion of "The Lowland" by Jhumpa Lahiri.

December 5, 2014
10:30 AM
Book Club for Adults at Zablocki

Join the discussion of "Bel Canto" by Ann Patchett.

December 16, 2014
7:00 PM
East Library Book Club at Martin Luther King

East Library Book Club discusses "All the Names" by Jose…

January 9, 2015
10:30 AM
Book Club for Adults at Zablocki

Join the discussion of "The Sea Captain's Wife" by Beth…

January 21, 2015
6:30 PM
Bay View Book Club at Bay View

Join in the discussion of "I Am Malala: The Girl…

February 6, 2015
10:30 AM
Book Club for Adults at Zablocki

Join the discussion of "The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel…

February 18, 2015
6:30 PM
Bay View Book Club at Bay View

Join in the discussion of "Year of Wonders: A Novel…