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Library Board

Library Board


The Milwaukee Public Library is a department of the City of Milwaukee, like the Health Department or the Fire Department. The City Librarian, who is the department head, is appointed by the Mayor and sits on the Mayor's cabinet. "The general management, regulation and control of the library shall be vested in a Board of Trustees...," reads the bylaws of the Board. There are 12 members of the Board of Trustees. 

Schedule of Meetings - 4:00 p.m.

All meetings at Central Library, First Floor Meeting Room unless otherwise noted. 
Contact the Library Board.

Tuesday, January 22
Tuesday, March 26
Tuesday, April 23
Tuesday, May 28 - Central Library, Krug Rare Books Room
Tuesday, June 25 - Capitol Branch
Tuesday, July 23
Tuesday, September 24 - Central Library, Community Room I
Tuesday, October 22
Tuesday, November 26 - Central Library, Krug Rare Books Room


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