Results tagged with 'milwaukee public library'
Published Dec. 12, 2017
Since 1987 former television cameraman Clayborn Benson has been working tirelessly to preserve Milwaukee and Wisconsin's African-American history via his Wisconsin Black Historical Society. As it celebrates its 30th anniversary, we look at the civic buildings the society and museum occupies.
Published Nov. 1, 2017
Milwaukee Public Library will host a community meeting about the new mixed-use library development on Good Hope Road that will replace the Mill Road Branch. The meeting will be held at Mill Road Library, 6431 N. 76th St., on Tuesday, Nov. 7, from 6 to 8 p.m.
Published Sept. 26, 2017
When Milwaukee Public Library announced it would open a new near South Side branch library to replace the Forest Home location, we were the first inside. Now, the library celebrates its grand opening from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 7, and again, we were the first inside.
Published Sept. 20, 2017
Tucked into the Frank P. Zeidler Humanities Room at the Central Library is a trove of data, photographs and objects detailing the maritime history of the Great Lakes. It is administered by the Wisconsin Marine Historical Society and it's there for you to explore.
Published Aug. 21, 2017
The last total solar eclipse to cross the contiguous United States was in 1979, more than 38 years ago. The next one won't be until April 2024. It's a big deal. Here are seven great places to see this singular moon-sun spectacle Monday afternoon in Milwaukee.
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With the gas prices at record highs and the warm weather finally arriving, it's the perfect time to become a tourist in our hometown.
Editors and writers at onmilwaukee.com, as well as many savvy readers, have already encouraged this creative approach to local "travel". Right no...
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