On Monday, January 18, Milwaukee Public Library will host a virtual celebration for Martin Luther King Day. Typically a daylong celebration at the Martin Luther King, Jr. Branch Library, this year’s events has been shifted online to ensure community safety during the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic.
Milwaukee Public Library announced that it will continue curbside-only operations at Central Library and all neighborhood branch libraries until January 19, 2021 after the current COVID order #4.3 from the Milwaukee Health Department is scheduled to expire.
Beginning tomorrow, Thursday, December 3rd, Milwaukee Public Library will shift operations at Central Library and all neighborhood branch libraries from in-person service to curbside materials pickup only. This is a result of the 7-day rolling average positive case rate for COVID-19 exceeding 15% in the City of Milwaukee.
The Milwaukee Public Library (MPL) through the Milwaukee Public Library Foundation, has been awarded $100,000 from Impact100 that will add 225 devices to its popular Hotspot lending program, which increases internet access for Milwaukee residents by allowing up to 10 devices to connect to the library’s Wi-Fi from anywhere with just one Hotspot.
Milwaukee Public Library Director Paula A. Kiely today announced her intent to retire this summer, capping off a rewarding and impressive 25-year career with MPL where she led the reinvention of the physical library as a flexible, technology-rich, people-first environment though innovative mixed-use development of new branch libraries and remodeling projects at Central Library and other branches.
After a thorough review of the current public health landscape in our community due to COVID-19, City Librarian Paula Kiely, in consultation with the Library Board of Trustees, the Mayor, and the Milwaukee Commissioner of Health, has made the decision to close Central Library and all branch locations effective Monday, March 16 through March 29.
Editor’s note: Our Posts from Community feature is a platform for community announcements and event postings. If you have a post to be considered, send it to firstname.lastname@example.org or submit it directly. The Milwaukee Public Library (MPL) announced today that it is expanding a pilot program that increases internet access for Milwaukee residents through free hotspots, […]
Milwaukee Public Library Director Paula A. Kiely has announced the appointment of Dasha Kelly to serve as the library’s Poet Laureate from 2019 to 2021, a celebration of which will be held Sunday, November 10, in the Richard E. and Lucile Krug Rare Books Room of the Central Library, 814 W. Wisconsin Ave. at 2 […]
MPL partners with Cream City Coders for Game Jams, Teens Learn to Create Video Games. Teens created Video Games at this summer’s 12 Game Jam events, and will showcase them tonight starting at 5:00pm at MPL’s Mitchell Street Branch.
Have fun, get involved, make a difference @ Your Library! The Milwaukee Public Library invites you to join its Teen Advisory Board (TAB).