Available services include: Wi-Fi, copying & printing, catalog access, item retrieval, library card registration & renewal, 2-hour access to computers, scan station, fax, copier, picking up reserved items (holds) and quick reference assistance. Holds and checkouts available. Patrons may browse materials in the stacks for both children’s and adult materials in all branch locations. Browsing remains restricted at Central Library.
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 | 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.