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The parking lot at the MPL Zablocki Branch will be closed for a construction project. The front entrance on Oklahoma Ave. will remain open and curbside service is available. Learn more.

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Upcoming Book Club Discussions

July 26, 2021
6:00 PM
Climate Action Book Club: Our History Is the Future at Virtual

Join us for a discussion of Our History Is the…

July 29, 2021
August 9, 2021
6:00 PM
Novel Ideas Book Club: Tell The Wolves I'm Home at Virtual

For our August book club, please join us for a…

August 10, 2021
6:00 PM
Book Chat with guest author Danielle Lincoln Hanna at Virtual

Need something to read? Join librarians from the Milwaukee Public…

August 18, 2021
5:30 PM
Coming to America Book Group at Virtual

This book club approaches American identity as an evolving and…

August 26, 2021
5:00 PM
The History Buff Book Club: Caste at Virtual

August 30, 2021
September 13, 2021
6:00 PM
Novel Ideas Book Club: Hotel On the Corner of Bitter and Sweet at Virtual

Please join us for a discussion of Jaime Ford's 

September 27, 2021
September 30, 2021
5:00 PM
The History Buff Book Club: Children of the Land at Virtual

In observance of National Hispanic Heritage Month, join us for…

October 11, 2021
6:00 PM
Novel Ideas Book Club: The Turn of the Key at Virtual

Please join us for this month's book club as we…

October 25, 2021
6:00 PM
Climate Action Book Club: A Terrible Thing to Waste at Virtual

Join us for a discussion of Harriet A. Washington's book…

October 28, 2021
5:00 PM
The History Buff Book Club: King Leopold's Ghost at Virtual

We will be reading the captivating book King Leopold's Ghost

November 8, 2021
6:00 PM
Novel Ideas Book Club: The Night Watchman at Virtual

Join us as we discuss The Night Watchman

November 18, 2021
5:00 PM
The History Buff Book Club: Code Talker at Virtual

November is Native American Heritage Month and we will be…