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Zablocki Parking Lot Closed as of Monday, April 19, 2021

The parking lot at the MPL Zablocki Branch will be closed for a construction project. The front entrance on Oklahoma Ave. will remain open and curbside service is available. Learn more.

Center Street Parking Lot Closed as of Wednesday, April 28, 2021

The parking lot at the MPL Center Street Branch will be closed for a construction project.
Street parking is available on 28th Street. Learn more.

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*Holds and checkouts available. Browsing materials in the stacks is available in all branch locations. Browsing remains restricted at Central Library. 

 

 

Job Readiness 101
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Job Readiness 101

The library is a great place to start your job search, with resources for discovering a new career path, creating a cover letter and resume, and finding job opportunities.

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Join the Super Reader Squad!
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Join the Super Reader Squad!

Sign up online and attend free virtual programs. It's Fun, Easy & Free! For ages 12 & younger.

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#MPLTeenSummerChallenge
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#MPLTeenSummerChallenge

Join the Teen Summer Challenge. Read, Create, and Discover all summer long! For ages 13 to 18.

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Why let kids have all the fun?

Why let kids have all the fun?

MPL is here to help grown-ups celebrate this summer with the best books around. Read or listen to five books by August 31, 2021 and be entered to win a membership for Milwaukee Film and other fun prizes. For Ages 18 +

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Every Second Monday of the Month from June through September
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Every Second Monday of the Month from June through September

Join us this summer for MPL's Virtual Cooking Class series with some of Milwaukee's signature chefs.

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Refugee and Immigrant Services (ESL/ELL)
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Refugee and Immigrant Services (ESL/ELL)

MPL offers resources for English as a Second Language (ESL), English Language Learners (ELL), and additional services for refugees and immigrants.

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Request a Book Bundle
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Request a Book Bundle

Let your imagination soar with Book Bundles! Let us know what you're in the mood for, and our staff will select up to five (5) items in a variety of formats based on your input.

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Jul 23 9:30 AM
Hora de cuentos at Virtual

Los niños pequeños y las personas que los cuidan están…

Jul 24 2:00 PM
Colors of Myanmar at Virtual

Click here to register: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_p_-EaBEQTAa_9E_aWp23ZA After registering, you will…

Jul 26 1:00 PM
Dungeons & Dragons on Discord at Virtual

Escape to a new world, make friends, and get creative…

Jul 26 5:30 PM
Outdoor Chess Club at

Bring your love of strategy for Outdoor Chess Club! Meet…

Jul 26 6:00 PM
Climate Action Book Club: Our History Is the Future at Virtual

Join us for a discussion of Our History Is the…

Jul 26 6:30 PM
Pajama Story Time at Virtual

Families with young children are invited to a VIRTUAL STORY…

Jul 27 10:30 AM
Story Time at Virtual

Young children and their caregivers are invited to a VIRTUAL…

Jul 27 2:00 PM
Readapiece Theater at Virtual

Click here to register: https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_alaJWbISRy2b2Hu9hyQOaA  After registering, you will…

Jul 27 4:00 PM
English Conversation Hour at Virtual

Register here: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0sceqtrT0sH9RCC0U0Iss09K69z0Lw1rE6 English Conversation Hour is a free weekly…

Jul 28 10:30 AM
Outdoor Story Time at

Enjoy stories, fingerplays, and music this summer on Tippecanoe's lawn (3912…

Jul 28 10:30 AM
Story Time at Virtual

Young children and their caregivers are invited to a VIRTUAL…

Jul 28 2:00 PM
Schlitz Audubon Nature Center: Eagle and Friends at Virtual

Click here to register:  https://zoom.us/webinar/register/WN_WOZfS2bwRxCkeJBTdoZbeA  After registering, you will…

Jul 28 6:30 PM
Rain Garden Maintenance with Melinda Myers at Virtual

Your rain garden plants are in place and now you are…

Jul 29 10:00 AM
Art Lot Outdoor Storytime at Outside Venue

Bring the family and enjoy a fun storytime outside at…

Jul 29 10:30 AM
Story Time at Virtual

Young children and their caregivers are invited to a VIRTUAL…