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Saturday, September 1 through Monday, September 3 for the Labor Day holiday.

M.L. King Branch is currently CLOSED as of Friday, August 17

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Thursday, August 23, 2018. Regular service will resume on Friday, August 24 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

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Benjamin Franklin Awards

Local Literacy Leaders Jay & Madonna Williams Honored at 30th anniversary fundraiser

2018 Benjamin Franklin Awards Celebration, benefitting Milwaukee Public Library

OCTOBER 11, 2018 AT 5:30 PM

Make your reservations below for an evening of unique experiences and fine dining. You will make a difference for more than 90% of 6,000 annual programs funded entirely through private donor support. Thank you!
  • Chef demonstration with James Beard Finalist Justin Carlisle
  • Interactive stations with Milwaukee Public Library’s Teen Interns
  • Learn how our community is using technology in today’s library
  • Live auction will benefit Milwaukee Public Library