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StoryBoss

StoryBoss

Free weekly workshops and end of summer Story Slam competition for teens.

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Teen Advisory Board
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Teen Advisory Board

Have Fun, Get Involved, Make a Difference @ Your Library! MPL invites YOU to join its Teen Advisory Board (TAB) for grades 8-12.

Apply now through Aug. 31, 2020!
Race and Social Equity Booklist

Race and Social Equity Booklist

Race and Social Equity statement from City Librarian Paula Kiely and books for all ages.

MPL Statement and Booklist
Outside Contactless Materials Pickup
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Outside Contactless Materials Pickup

Patrons can request and pick up materials by calling (414) 286-3011. Pickup can be arranged for the Central Library Drive-Up, East, Tippecanoe, or Washington Park Branches.

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"Coming to America"

Join our monthly virtual reading group featuring Yiddish in Translation literature and a Hmong Family memoir. We will explore immigrant experiences of coming to America.

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Digital Reading/eBooks
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Digital Reading/eBooks

You can stay home, but travel the world with eBooks or read an eBook that was adapted as a film and so much more. Take a look at our staff curated lists featuring hoopla and OverDrive digital titles.

Instantly read with your library card!
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.

Request materials today!
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.

Sign up online!
#MPLTeenSummerChallenge
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#MPLTeenSummerChallenge

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

Sign up in person or online!
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, 2020 and be entered to win a membership for Milwaukee Film and other fun prizes. For Ages 18 +

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Aug 10 10:30 AM
Story Time at Virtual

Young children and their caregivers are invited to a VIRTUAL STORY…

Aug 10 2:00 PM
Elephant & Piggie Reader's Theater at Virtual

Click here to register. After registering, you will receive…

Aug 10 6:00 PM
Novel Ideas Book Club: Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens at Virtual

Join us for the next installment of the Novel Ideas…

Aug 10 6:30 PM
PJ Story Time at Virtual

Families with young children are invited to a VIRTUAL STORY…

Aug 11 10:30 AM
Story Time at Virtual

Young children and their caregivers are invited to a VIRTUAL STORY…

Aug 11 2:00 PM
Mad Science: Fantastic Fliers at Virtual

Click here to register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZIldeysrz8jGtZBvRv58f3ShsNGQDvsK_-w Fly through flight and…

Aug 11 5:00 PM
MPL Romance Awareness Month Genre Celebration at Virtual

August is National Romance Awareness Month and the Milwaukee Public…

Aug 11 6:30 PM
StoryBoss Story Slam at Virtual

Listen, tell or win at the Virtual Story Slam. Ten storytellers…

Aug 12 10:30 AM
Story Time at Virtual

Young children and their caregivers are invited to a VIRTUAL STORY…

Aug 12 12:30 PM
Strings & Things: Virtual Knitting/Crocheting Circle at Virtual

Do you like to knit over lunch? Crochet mid-day? Join…

Aug 12 2:00 PM
Fox and Branch at Virtual

Click here to register:  https://register.gotowebinar.com/register/567138400851665936You will receive the virtual program…

Aug 12 2:30 PM
Triple P Parenting: Taming Temper Tantrums at Virtual

Presented by Parenting Network WorkshopsThe Parenting Network offers Triple P…

Aug 12 5:30 PM
"Coming to America" Virtual Reading Group: Motl the Cantor's Son at Virtual

Register to attend the "Coming to America" reading group! After…

Aug 12 6:00 PM
Milwaukee's Political Past: A Historical Perspective at Virtual

Register for the program by clicking here.  With the…

Aug 13 9:00 AM
Chair Yoga at Virtual

Click here to join Chair Yoga from…