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ESL Book Club
Resource | Tippecanoe

ESL Book Club

Practice your English reading comprehension and conversational skills. Discuss short stories from the 2018 book by Anjali Sachdeva.

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2019 Youth Poetry Contest
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2019 Youth Poetry Contest

Students are encouraged to explore the natural world through the lens of poetry by writing an original poem. Milwaukee youth ages 7-18 are encouraged to submit an original poem to this year’s Poetry Contest online.

March 1-April 15, 2019
Women's History Month @ MPL
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Women's History Month @ MPL

Join a Women's History Month Book Club Discussion this March about the issues that Michelle Obama and Henrietta Lacks faced, and how their fame shaped their legacies.

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Spring Literary Luncheon - SOLD OUT
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Spring Literary Luncheon - SOLD OUT

Friends of the Milwaukee Public Library 2019 Spring Literary Luncheon on Thursday, May 9 featuring New York Times Bestseller and Pulitzer Prize winning author Jon Meacham is SOLD OUT.

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March 30-April 6, 2019

March 30-April 6, 2019

MPL is providing a week of free classes and events for all ages aimed at helping consumers make informed choices when managing their personal finances.

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Field Work MKE
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Field Work MKE

Join the Milwaukee Public Library and the Milwaukee Public Museum in exploring the natural world through the lens of poetry.

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Career Online High School
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Career Online High School

MPL and Career Online High School have teamed up to help you finish high school and train for an in-demand job. Find out how you can qualify for a scholarship.

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Resource | Mitchell Street

An arts project that empowers Historic Mitchell Street neighbors to create, share, and celebrate diversity through storytelling and multi-media art, specifically engaging youth in the process.

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Brainfuse
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Brainfuse

Tutors are available seven days a week from 2 p.m.-11 p.m. for all grades.

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Teacher in the Library
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Teacher in the Library

Teachers are available after school at selected libraries to assist students in grades 1 through 8 and their parents with homework help and encouragement beginning January 7.

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Library Development
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Library Development

Milwaukee Public Library is replacing four branches with new library facilities that will be part of mixed-use projects and completely rebuilding one standalone branch from the inside out.

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Need Information About Taxes?
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Need Information About Taxes?

Milwaukee Public Library has resources that can help.

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Discovery Lunches
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Discovery Lunches

One-hour programs that let you explore and connect with fellow learners. Light refreshments provided.

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Health Online: Finding Information You Can Trust
Resource | Central

Health Online: Finding Information You Can Trust

This free 90-minute educational program helps adults use the internet to find health information on a variety of topics and learn how to tell which websites are reliable.

Tuesday, April 9, 5-7 p.m.
The Science of Marvel: Kyle Hill on the Science Behind Superheroes
Event | Centennial Hall

The Science of Marvel: Kyle Hill on the Science Behind Superheroes

See Kyle Hill use real-world math and science concepts to solve, measure, and make sense of some of your favorite Marvel comic and movie superheroes.

Wednesday, April 3, 6-8 p.m.

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Saturday, March 23, 2019
9:00 AM
Exhibit: Lands We Share at Central

The Lands We Share traveling exhibit, an initiative of the Wisconsin…

10:00 AM
Drop-In Tutoring for Adults at Central

Need help with*...  Preparing for a school or work-related exam? …

10:00 AM
Drop-In Tutoring for Adults at Washington Park

Need help with*...  Preparing for a school or work-related exam? …

10:00 AM
Computer Class: Intermediate PowerPoint at Central

In this class participants will learn to create more dynamic…

10:00 AM
Computer Class: Intermediate PowerPoint at Center Street

In this class participants will learn to create more dynamic PowerPoint presentations.…

10:00 AM
Last Piece Puzzle Club at Tippecanoe

Join us at the library for some quality puzzle time…

10:30 AM
No Small Matter: Documentary Screening & Discussion at Center Street

No Small Matter is the first feature documentary to explore…

10:30 AM
Saturdays at Central: Milwaukee Youth Theater presents "Peter and Wendy" at Central

Peter Pan convinces Wendy to come with him to the…

10:30 AM
Citizenship Classes at Mitchell Street

Free citizenship classes presented by Voces de la Frontera every…

11:00 AM
Bring Your Own Device at Bay View

Learn how to download eBooks, magazines, and music to your…

1:00 PM
Drop-In Tutoring for Adults at Atkinson

Need help with*...  Preparing for a school or work-related exam? …

1:00 PM
Drop-In Job Help! at Central

Need help getting a job online? A job trainer specialist…

1:00 PM
Urban Wildlife: Poetry in Your Backyard at Mitchell Street

Join us for hands on fun, discovery, and exploration learning…

1:00 PM
Open Maker Time at Mitchell Street

Hang out, mess around, and geek out at the library!…

2:00 PM
Lydia Ely and A Book of Autographs at Central

Lydia D. Ely (1833-1914) is a woman from Milwaukee's past whose…