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Browser's Book Bash
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Browser's Book Bash

Join us on Dr. Seuss’ birthday for music, comedy, literacy activities, animals, art and cookie decorating!

Saturday, March 2, 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
2019 Youth Poetry Contest
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2019 Youth Poetry Contest

Students are encouraged to explore the natural world through the lens of poetry by writing an original poem. Milwaukee youth ages 7-18 are encouraged to submit an original poem to this year’s Poetry Contest online.

March 1-April 15, 2019
March 30-April 6, 2019

March 30-April 6, 2019

MPL is providing a week of free classes and events for all ages aimed at helping consumers make informed choices when managing their personal finances.

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Celebrate Black History Month at your Milwaukee Public Library with free programs for all ages that include music, movies, books, games and art.

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Field Work MKE
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Field Work MKE

Join the Milwaukee Public Library and the Milwaukee Public Museum in exploring the natural world through the lens of poetry.

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Career Online High School
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Career Online High School

MPL and Career Online High School have teamed up to help you finish high school and train for an in-demand job. Find out how you can qualify for a scholarship.

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Resource | Mitchell Street

An arts project that empowers Historic Mitchell Street neighbors to create, share, and celebrate diversity through storytelling and multi-media art, specifically engaging youth in the process.

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Brainfuse
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Brainfuse

Tutors are available seven days a week from 2 p.m.-11 p.m. for all grades.

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Teacher in the Library
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Teacher in the Library

Teachers are available after school at selected libraries to assist students in grades 1 through 8 and their parents with homework help and encouragement beginning January 7.

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Library Development
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Library Development

Milwaukee Public Library is replacing four branches with new library facilities that will be part of mixed-use projects and completely rebuilding one standalone branch from the inside out.

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Need Information About Taxes?
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Need Information About Taxes?

Milwaukee Public Library has resources that can help.

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Discovery Lunches
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Discovery Lunches

One-hour programs that let you explore and connect with fellow learners. Light refreshments provided.

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Women's History Month @ MPL
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Women's History Month @ MPL

Join a Women's History Month Book Club Discussion this March about the issues that Michelle Obama and Henrietta Lacks faced, and how their fame shaped their legacies.

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Events, Programs, and Classes


Saturday, February 23, 2019
10:00 AM
Drop-In Tutoring for Adults at Central

Need help with*...  Preparing for a school or work-related exam? …

10:00 AM
Drop-In Tutoring for Adults at Washington Park

Need help with*...  Preparing for a school or work-related exam? …

10:00 AM
Computer Class: Intro to Excel at Central

Learn to create, edit and format simple spreadsheets, perform calculations,…

10:00 AM
Computer Class: Intro to Excel at Center Street

Learn to create, edit and format simple spreadsheets, perform calculations,…

10:00 AM
Last Piece Puzzle Club at Tippecanoe

Join us at the library for some quality puzzle time…

10:30 AM
Active Adult: The Art of Poi Dancing at Tippecanoe

Poi is an art form that uses a set of…

10:30 AM
Using Books to Encourage Positive Behavior at Capitol

Young children's behavior can both entertain and challenge us! During…

10:30 AM
Saturdays at Central: Polar Bear Party! at Central

Brr! It's cold outside! It's time to party like a…

10:30 AM
Citizenship Classes at Mitchell Street

Free citizenship classes presented by Voces de la Frontera every…

11:00 AM
Bring Your Own Device at Bay View

Learn how to download eBooks, magazines, and music to your…

1:00 PM
Drop-In Tutoring for Adults at Atkinson

Need help with*...  Preparing for a school or work-related exam? …

1:00 PM
Drop-In Job Help! at Central

Need help getting a job online? A job trainer specialist…

1:00 PM
Essential Oils for Natural Skin Care at Central

Join licensed esthetician Lynne Herro to learn about natural ways…

1:00 PM
Open Maker Time at Mitchell Street

Hang out, mess around, and geek out at the library!…

1:30 PM
Jali Kunda at Zablocki

Learn about traditional West African drumming and storytelling with Keba…