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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

August 9, 2014
2:00 PM
World War I Genealogy Resources at Central

The World War I Military Portraits Collection contains a wealth…

August 19, 2014
11:30 AM
Treasures of the Great Lakes Marine Collection at Central

Learn about a different aspect of the Milwaukee Public Library’s…

August 21, 2014
12:00 PM
Researching Your Family Tree at Central

Start investigating your family history at the Milwaukee Public Library.…

September 16, 2014
11:30 AM
Treasures of the Great Lakes Marine Collection at Central

Learn about a different aspect of the Milwaukee Public Library’s…

September 18, 2014
12:00 PM
Researching Your Family Tree at Central

Start investigating your family history at the Milwaukee Public Library.…

October 16, 2014
12:00 PM
Researching Your Family Tree at Central

Start investigating your family history at the Milwaukee Public Library.…

October 21, 2014
11:30 AM
Treasures of the Great Lakes Marine Collection at Central

Learn about a different aspect of the Milwaukee Public Library’s…

November 13, 2014
12:00 PM
Researching Your Family Tree at Central

Start investigating your family history at the Milwaukee Public Library.…

November 18, 2014
11:30 AM
Treasures of the Great Lakes Marine Collection at Central

Learn about a different aspect of the Milwaukee Public Library’s…

December 11, 2014
12:00 PM
Researching Your Family Tree at Central

Start investigating your family history at the Milwaukee Public Library.…

December 16, 2014
11:30 AM
Treasures of the Great Lakes Marine Collection at Central

Learn about a different aspect of the Milwaukee Public Library’s…