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MPL's first Entrepreneur-in-Residence, Eli Rivera
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MPL's first Entrepreneur-in-Residence, Eli Rivera

From workshops to one-on-one consulting and library business resources, we're here to support your entrepreneurial dream.

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Aspire to learn new things. Explore 350+ free online courses. Courses run for six weeks and new sessions begin every month.

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Join the Super Reader Squad!

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

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Teen Summer Challenge
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Teen Summer Challenge

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?
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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. For Ages 18 +

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Now Recruiting MPL Library Corps Members for 2024-2025
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Now Recruiting MPL Library Corps Members for 2024-2025

Help young people develop a love of reading, increase information literacy skills, and establish relationships that bridge the gap between in- and out-of-school learning.

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Book by Book

By Beth Gabriel on Jun 3, 2024 12:00AM

The Book by Book Adult Summer Reading program is designed specifically to make your summer reading as easy-breezy as a day on Bradford Beach!

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Events, Programs, and Classes


Jun 14 12:00 AM
Same Game Different Smokers Exhibit at Washington Park

Same Game Different Smokers is an exploration of the troubling…

Jun 14 10:00 AM
Summer Reading Kick Off at Center Street

Swing by Center Street on Friday, June 14th and celebrate…

Jun 14 10:30 AM
Gentle Chair Yoga at Washington Park

This introduction to yoga will focus on low-impact standing and…

Jun 14 11:00 AM
Resume Re-charge at Washington Park

Create a resume that will get the attention of potential…

Jun 14 2:00 PM
Milwaukee Justice Center Mobile Legal Clinic at Mitchell Street

The Milwaukee Justice Center can help with…

Jun 14 4:00 PM
Clay Creators at Bay View

Experiment and get your hands dirty with air dry clay…

Jun 15 12:00 AM
Same Game Different Smokers Exhibit at Washington Park

Same Game Different Smokers is an exploration of the troubling…

Jun 15 9:00 AM
Entrepreneur-in-Residence Mentoring Sessions at Central

The library's Entrepreneur-in-Residence supports, mentors, and educates new entrepreneurs and budding…

Jun 15 10:00 AM
Celebrating Central: A Brief History of MPL's Downtown Library at Central

The Milwaukee Public Library's Central Library has been a part of…

Jun 15 10:30 AM
LMNO Letter Love at Central

Sometimes these three letters sound like they're just one! We'll…

Jun 15 11:00 AM
Central Library Architectural Tour at Central

Visit Milwaukee Public Library's beautiful Central Library, a popular destination for more…

Jun 15 12:00 PM
Bucket Drumming with Wisconsin Conservatory of Music at Capitol

Make music with a 5-gallon bucket and a pair of…

Jun 15 1:00 PM
Community Art Installation Celebration with La Familia de Arte at Mitchell Street

The mosaic art created during the Art in the Alley…

Jun 15 1:30 PM
Green Roof Tour at Central

·         Enjoy a short tour of the library's Green Roof!  Learn about the…

Jun 15 3:00 PM
Learn to Breakdance with Ill Threadz at Center Street

Explore the gravity-defying realm of breakdancing, where bodies move with…