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Friday, Dec. 22 through Monday, Dec. 25, and Friday, Dec. 29 through Monday, Jan. 1, 2024.

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Mitchell Street

Mitchell Street

The Mitchell Street Branch is the largest of Milwaukee Public Library’s branch libraries. The branch is part of an historic restoration and redevelopment of the five-story Hill’s Building which was once home to a department store of the same name. This mixed-use facility also includes sixty apartment units, eight of which are townhouse units that are located in the rear of the building.

Mitchell Street Branch Features

23,000 square feet spread across three floors | Flexible open spaces | Expansive windows | Increased access to computers and technology | Modern, large community room and study rooms available by reservation | Designated spaces and collections for Adults, Children and Teens | High-tech makerspace | Cozy reading area with fireplace | Weekly programming for all ages, including bilingual Spanish/English programs | Express check-out stations with self-check | Free surface parking for library customers | Laptops for check out and use in the library and computer and job training classes in English and Spanish | High speed internet access and free Wi-Fi. Curbside service is available. Please call the curbside pickup phone number on-site in the parking lot.

Learn more about the history of the Mitchell Street Branch on the Now@MPL Blog.

Upcoming Events at Mitchell Street

Dec 11
Open Maker Time
3:30 PM

Drop in the MPL's Makerspaces to hang out, mess around,…

Dec 11
Build a Snowflake
4:00 PM

No two snowflakes are the same. Every snowflake in nature…

Dec 12
Snack Hack: 2.0
12:00 PM

Let's eat! Snack Hack explores the world of food through…

Dec 12
Snack Hack: Kids Kitchen
3:30 PM

"You are what you eat!" This food literacy program is…