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Thursday, Nov. 28 and Friday, Nov. 29 for Thanksgiving. All libraries open Saturday, Nov. 30.
Central, Capitol, Zablocki open Sunday, Dec. 1.

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Teen Art Contest
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Teen Art Contest

Does art inspire you? Do you create art that empowers others? Enter your favorite original art piece to MPL through December 4, 2019. For ages 13-18.

November 1-December 4, 2019
Gale Courses
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Gale Courses

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

Enroll today!
Discovery Lunches
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Discovery Lunches

One-hour programs that let you explore and connect with fellow learners on your journey to discovery at the Milwaukee Public Library.

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#eBooksForAll
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#eBooksForAll

Macmillan Publishers is trying to limit your access to eBooks via your MPL. Join libraries across the country to oppose their new policy scheduled to begin November 1, 2019.

Sign the petition!
Volunteer at the Library

Volunteer at the Library

Volunteers play a vital role at MPL. Apply today and help MPL build healthy families and vibrant neighborhoods - the foundation of a strong Milwaukee.

View current opportunities!
Teen Interns @ MPL
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Teen Interns @ MPL

Are you a teen looking to gain valuable work experience while making a positive difference in your community? This is the internship for you! For ages 16-18.

Apply now through Nov. 22, 2019!
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.

Get Involved!
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.

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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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First Grade. First Card.
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First Grade. First Card.

Milwaukee Public Library First Grade Library Card Campaign: November 2019-May 2020.

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Monday, November 18, 2019
12:00 PM
My Heart is Not Blind Exhibition at Central

"Not all blind people are blind.  Not all sighted people can see." Photography…

12:00 PM
Drop-In Job Help! at Martin Luther King

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

1:00 PM
Teen Job Center at Atkinson

Drop in at your library's Teen Job Center! Get answers…

1:00 PM
Drop-In Job Help! at Center Street

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

2:00 PM
Art Workshop Presented by Artists Working in Education, Inc. (A.W.E.) at Martin Luther King

A drop-in program designed for children in grades K5-5th grade,…

2:00 PM
Drop-In Tutoring for Adults at Central

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

2:00 PM
Giving Thanks Blood Drive at Tippecanoe

Give thanks this holiday season by giving back!  It is…

2:30 PM
Teen Tech Time at Zablocki

Want to learn some basic concepts of engineering or electronics?…

3:00 PM
Drop-In Tutoring for Adults at Mitchell Street

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

3:30 PM
Teacher in the Library at Bay View

Teachers are available after school at selected libraries to assist…

3:30 PM
Teacher in the Library at Washington Park

Teachers are available after school at selected libraries to assist…

3:30 PM
Teacher in the Library at Mill Road

Teachers are available after school at selected libraries to assist…

3:30 PM
Open Maker Time at Mitchell Street

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

4:00 PM
Teacher in the Library at Atkinson

Teachers are available after school at selected libraries to assist…

4:00 PM
Teacher in the Library at Center Street

Teachers are available after school at selected libraries to assist…