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Billy to Browser: Celebrating Summer Reading

By Chetla Jackson on Jun 22, 2023 12:00 AM

The Milwaukee Public Library’s annual Summer Reading Program kicked off June 1st, and comes with a rather interesting background. Read more about Billy, Browser and the Squad!

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Every Book its Reader: LGBTQ+ and Libraries

By A. Martinez on Jun 1, 2023 12:00 AM

The Milwaukee Public Library is constantly evaluating its collections and programming to reflect the needs of the community while also maintaining staples throughout its collections. 

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Celebrate National Pet Month

By Chetla Jackson on May 4, 2023 12:00 AM

Pets are not only furry companions, for many they are considered family. To celebrate National Pet Month, MPL staff share what their pets might enjoy reading!

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Zine Fest

By Chetla Jackson on Apr 4, 2023 12:00 AM

Join Zinesters throughout Milwaukee for the 15th annual Milwaukee Zine Fest and learn all about DIY fan magazines.

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Japanese Treasures

By Tim R. on Mar 23, 2023 12:00 AM

The Central Library houses an interesting variety of Japanese art. Attend an open house on April 8, 1-4:45 p.m. or the Krug Lecture Series on April 29, 12 p.m. for a closer look.

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Celebrating Pioneer MPL Director Theresa West

By Jill F. and Tobias F. on Mar 1, 2023 12:00 AM

Women’s History Month is a great time to examine the influence of women in librarianship in general, and the role of one woman in particular. Read the fascinating history of Theresa West, MPL's first female library director.

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