Skip navigation
Close The Temporary Tippecanoe Branch is now CLOSED

Please join us Saturday, December 12 at 10 a.m. for the Grand Reopening!

Milwaukee Public Library Hours & Locations




Join or renew today!

Friends Annual Membership
Levels and Benefits

Bookworm membership - $40 individuals
  • Your gift provides early childhood literacy tools that teach Five Basic Practices – talk, sing, read, play and write.
  • Receive the Reader by mail; special member invitations and discounts; early entry to book sales; free book coupon at the Bookseller.
Novel membership- $70 (Couples)
  • Your gift provides an afternoon of homework help with a Teacher in the Library to reinforce learning outside of the classroom for school age children.
  • Receive a membership gift and Bookworm member benefits.
Bestseller membership- $150
  • Your gift provides a library book club kit with ten copies of books to share, plus a librarian suggested discussion guide with questions and author information.
  • Receive a Friends of MPL book bag and Novel member benefits.
Classic membership- $250
  • Your gift supports programs for all ages and interests - help underwrite a new branch program to encourage lifelong learning.
  • Receive all member benefits.
Masterpiece membership- $500
  • Your gift supports one of the most popular programs for children and young families—provide children’s books, puppets and educational toys for story times.
  • Receive all member benefits.
Epic membership - $1,000 and above
  • Your gift supports the only city-wide effort designed to keep children reading over the summer months in the Super Reader Summer Reading Program.
  • Help 20,000 children avoid summer learning loss.
  • Receive all member benefits.