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The Milwaukee Leaders Collection began in 1989, as a photo exhibit at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Milwaukee Public Library Neighborhood Library.
Today marks 33 years since the release of the original Donkey Kong arcade game. Unquestionably part of the pantheon of great early video games, Donkey Kong remains a cultural icon…
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Tour the past and present glory of the Central Library with the Friends of Milwaukee Public Library.
Free tours begin at 1:30 p.m. each Saturday afternoon in the rotunda. Tours are also available by appointment. Call (414) 286-TOUR.
The Milwaukee Public Library was founded in 1878. After several moves, the Central Library was built in response to the need for more spacious quarters. It opened its doors to the public on October 3, 1898. The original structure is a combination of French and Italian Renaissance styles built of Bedford limestone. Several additions help make up the block-long building that stands today. Central Library has been designated a landmark by the Milwaukee Historic Preservation Commission and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places.