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April is Financial Literacy Month

By MPL Staff on Apr 9, 2021 12:00 AM

April is Financial Literacy month and a great time to review your financial health. Learn more about resources at your Milwaukee Public Library.

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Celebrate National Public Health Week April 5-11

By MPL Staff on Apr 5, 2021 8:00 AM

National Public Health Week is an opportunity to take inventory of personal and community health needs. The Milwaukee Public Library provides assistance in finding health-related materials and information and guides people to organizations and resources that will help improve health and wellness.

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MPL Service @ 76th & Good Hope 100 Years Ago

By MPL Staff on Nov 30, 2020 1:30 PM

The Milwaukee Public Library’s newest branch, Good Hope, opened on July 29th.  While searching MPL’s annual reports about the 1918-1919 Influenza Pandemic, they revealed that we provided service at the intersection of 76th and Good Hope, a century before Good Hope opened. In 1915, Milwaukee County contracted with MPL to provide books for then-rural branches to be housed in centrally located township schools. The 1916-1917…

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