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Milwaukee Public Library - Downtown [edit]
814 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53233
(414) 286-3000
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The Milwaukee Public Library provides information, access to computer resources, books on every subject and many special services.

Whether you need the library's collection of almost three million items for school, work or personal enrichment, the Milwaukee Public Library has what you need.

Visit the library's Web site to view branch locations and hours.
 
Upcoming events

Oct. 10, 2019 - Oct. 10, 2019
2019 Benjamin Franklin Awards Celebration

Join us at the beautiful historic Central Library, 814 W. Wisconsin Avenue, for MPL Foundation’s annual fundraiser to support the Milwaukee Public Library. Enjoy an evening of food and beverages, live auction with one-of-a-kind library experiences, and more! For ticket and sponsorship information, please call 414-286-3784. More details coming soon at supportmpl.org.

 
 


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