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Teen Advisory Board
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Teen Advisory Board

Have Fun, Get Involved, Make a Difference @ Your Library! MPL invites YOU to join its Teen Advisory Board (TAB) for grades 8-12.

Apply now through Aug. 26, 2019!
Join the Super Reader Squad!
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Join the Super Reader Squad!

Sign up at your favorite Milwaukee Public Library or online beginning Monday, May 20. It's Fun, Easy & Free! For ages 12 & younger.

Sign up in person or online!
#MPLTeenSummerChallenge
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#MPLTeenSummerChallenge

Earn prizes by doing fun activities both in and outside of the library this summer! Track points online. You choose what to do. Mix, match, and repeat! For teens ages 13-18.

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MPL Live Rap Battle

MPL Live Rap Battle

We're looking for Milwaukee’s best young rap artists. Think you've got what it takes? Enter an original song into the Battle for a chance to win $1,000. For ages 16-21.

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Why let kids have all the fun?

Why let kids have all the fun?

MPL is here to help grown-ups celebrate this summer with the best books around. Read or listen to five books by August 30, 2019 and be entered to win a membership for Milwaukee Film and other fun prizes. For Ages 18 +

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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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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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88Nine's Invisible Lines

By MPL Staff on Aug 8, 2019 9:01AM

88Nine Radio Milwaukee’s Invisible Lines is a documentary that explores the question “What does segregation feel like?” Join in the conversation with other Milwaukeeans at these special screenings.

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Events, Programs, and Classes


Tuesday, August 20, 2019
9:30 AM
Baby Story Time at Central

Share simple stories, playful songs, and gentle movement in this…

10:00 AM
Veterans Resource Table at Central

Learn about the valuable resources available to veterans and their…

10:30 AM
Story Time at Central

Young children and their caregivers are invited for fun stories,…

11:30 AM
Treasures of the Great Lakes Marine Collection at Central

Learn about a different aspect of the Milwaukee Public Library's…

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

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

1:00 PM
Drop-In Job Help! at Villard Square

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

2:00 PM
Social Security 101 at Bay View

The Social Security Administration will present all the basics of understanding…

3:00 PM
Consumer Rights Clinic with Legal Action of Wisconsin at Zablocki

The Consumer Rights Clinic is a free community based legal…

4:30 PM
Get Involved with the Library at Atkinson

Teens 13-18 can get even more connected to the library…

4:30 PM
Drop-In Job Help! at Central

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

5:00 PM
Acting Exercises at Washington Park

Flex your dramatic muscles with acting exercises and monologue reading. Zero experience…

5:00 PM
Arcade Night Event at Mitchell Street

Want to see the games that other people entered into…

5:00 PM
Drop-In Tutoring for Adults at Central

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

6:00 PM
Milwaukee Shines Solar Power Hour at Villard Square

Thinking about going solar? Interested Milwaukee area homeowners or commercial…

6:00 PM
Drop-In Tutoring for Adults at Bay View

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