Milwaukee Public Library invites the entire City of Milwaukee to read and connect during the MKE Big Read, a program made possible with a grant from the NEA Big Read and a number of local partnerships, including the Milwaukee Public Museum, UWM Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, Ex Fabula, Woodland Pattern Bookcenter, Boswell Books, and the Walker’s Point Center for the Arts.
During his annual State of the City address this morning, Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett announced that the Milwaukee Public Library (MPL) and Milwaukee Public Schools (MPS) have entered into an historic partnership to provide complete, free digital access to all the library’s online resources to every student in the district.
On Monday, January 16, Milwaukee Public Library’s King Branch (310 W. Locust Street) will be open and hold a day of special programs to commemorate the life of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement. The programs are free and open to the public. Celebrate Dr. King’s legacy through a day of […]
Milwaukee Public Library Board of Trustees last night selected Young Development to lead a new mixed-use project to replace the current Martin Luther King Library at 310 W. Locust Street. In his 2014 budget, Mayor Tom Barrett prioritized redevelopment of the library branch system in a multi-year building and renovation program with an investment of $21.5 million over five to seven years. The project calls for rebuilding four branches – Forest Home (which will be replaced by the new Mitchell Street branch in 2017), Mill Road, Capitol and Martin Luther King. The four branches scheduled for rebuilding will be redeveloped as part of mixed-use projects – a more affordable approach.
Shriek freely and pardon the screams. Milwaukee Public Library is inviting visitors to leave their inside voices at the front door once again and continuing to dispel the notion that libraries are silent establishments that collect books with the next Library Loud Days event: Haunted Central.
The Milwaukee Public Library (MPL) has issued a Request for Proposal from qualified firms who want to partner on a mixed-use development of a new Martin Luther King branch library at 310 W. Locust Street. “We have been working to improve the library experience by removing barriers and changing the way people think about libraries […]
Milwaukee Public Library welcomes back library patrons of all ages who may have been blocked from using the library due to fines and fees associated with having long overdue materials. Adults and children are encouraged to visit their local branch of Milwaukee Public Library between Monday, September 26 and Sunday, October 9, 2016 when Library […]
Milwaukee Public Library announces a new schedule of hours effective this week that will extend service at four branch locations including Atkinson (1960 W. Atkinson Ave.), Capitol (3969 N. 74th St.), Forest Home (1432 W. Forest Home Ave.) and Mill Road (6431 N. 76th St.). Atkinson, Capitol and Forest Home branches will expand service from […]
Leave inside voices at the front door. Milwaukee Public Library is dispelling the notion that libraries are silent establishments that collect books with the launch of Library Loud Days, an event series offering Milwaukee residents free, fun and unquiet events. To kick things off, Central Library, 814 W. Wisconsin Avenue, will host a free concert […]