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Girl Scouts of Wisconsin Southeast Community Troop 37772 Meeting at Capitol Library

Milwaukee Public Library Capitol Branch 3969 N 74th St, Milwaukee, WI, United States

July 22 at 2-3 pm and August 26 at 3-4 pm / Capitol - 3969 N 74th St Troop meetings are starting now! Join us at one or all of the troop meetings. Each meeting will be a different theme and girls will earn a fun patch while making new friends and exploring their interests. […]

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Be An Architect!

Milwaukee Public Library Capitol Branch 3969 N 74th St, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Monday, July 31 at 2-3 pm / Capitol Library - 3969 N 74th St Welcome all engineers! Grow your skills as you try out different building stations. Challenge yourself to "rise" to the challenge of building the tallest tower inspired by Brick by Brick by Heidi Woodward Sheffield. Location: Community Room Please note: Dates and […]

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Nothing Special Inspired Collage

Milwaukee Public Library Capitol Branch 3969 N 74th St, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Monday, August 7 at 2-3 pm / Capitol - 3969 N 74th St Be inspired by the book Nothing Special by Desiree Cooper. Make a collage that celebrates the influence of southern Black culture and family traditions.  Please note: Dates and times are subject to change, and occasionally events may be cancelled. Please check the event […]

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Event Series Hispanic Heritage Month at MPL

It’s Vegetable! It’s a Tuber! No, It’s Super Potato!

Milwaukee Public Library Capitol Branch 3969 N 74th St, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month with Milwaukee Public Library! It's Vegetable! It's a Tuber! No, It's Super Potato! at Capitol Library / Tuesday, October 17, 2023 - 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM Ever want to design your own mini superhero costume? Now's your chance! Hispanic Heritage Month is here, so celebrate reading a graphic novel […]

Event Series Paws to Read at Good Hope Library

Paws to Read at Milwaukee Public Libraries

Milwaukee Public Library - Atkinson 1960 W. Atkinson Ave., Milwaukee, WI, United States +2 more

Monday, November 6 from 3:30-4:30 pm at Atkinson Library - 1960 W Atkinson Ave Milwaukee WI Monday, November 6 from 5-6 pm at Capitol Library - 3969 N 74th St Milwaukee WI                                     Thursday, November 9 from 4:30-5:30 […]

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Event Series Paws to Read at Good Hope Library

Paws to Read at Milwaukee Public Libraries

Milwaukee Public Library - Atkinson 1960 W. Atkinson Ave., Milwaukee, WI, United States +2 more

Monday, November 6 from 3:30-4:30 pm at Atkinson Library - 1960 W Atkinson Ave Milwaukee WI Monday, November 6 from 5-6 pm at Capitol Library - 3969 N 74th St Milwaukee WI                                     Thursday, November 9 from 4:30-5:30 […]

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Event Series Paws to Read at Good Hope Library

Paws to Read at Milwaukee Public Libraries

Milwaukee Public Library - Atkinson 1960 W. Atkinson Ave., Milwaukee, WI, United States +2 more

Monday, November 6 from 3:30-4:30 pm at Atkinson Library - 1960 W Atkinson Ave Milwaukee WI Monday, November 6 from 5-6 pm at Capitol Library - 3969 N 74th St Milwaukee WI                                     Thursday, November 9 from 4:30-5:30 […]

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Event Series Milwaukee Public Library Events

Celebrate Native American Heritage Month at Capitol Library

Milwaukee Public Library Capitol Branch 3969 N 74th St, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Celebrate Native American Heritage Month at the Library! Tuesday, November 21 from 5-6 pm at Capitol Library - 3969 N 74th St Milwaukee WI Listen to American Poet Laureate Joy Harjo read aloud her captivating new picture book Remember. Harjo is a member of the Mvskoke Nation. Harjo's book helps us learn to appreciate that […]

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Event Series Holiday 2023

Build Your Own Gingerbread House at Capitol Library

Milwaukee Public Library Capitol Branch 3969 N 74th St, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Monday, December 11 from 5-6 pm Capitol Library at 3969 N 74th St Milwaukee WI Get inspired to build your own gingerbread house by listening to a gingerbread story and singing a gingerbread song. Meet a special guest! Please note: Dates and times are subject to change, and occasionally events may be cancelled. Please check […]

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Event Series Milwaukee Public Library Events

DIY Glass Fusion Snowflake at Capitol Library

Milwaukee Public Library Capitol Branch 3969 N 74th St, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Tuesday, December 19 from 5-6 pm at Capitol Library - 3969 N 74th St Milwaukee WI Listen to excerpts of Snowflake Bentley about the life of W.A. Bentley who captured and photographed snowflakes so we know what they really look like! Create glass snowflakes you can use as gifts or decorations by doing "slumping" using equipment from […]

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Event Series Milwaukee Public Library Events

Themed LEGO® Brick Play at the Capitol Library

Milwaukee Public Library Capitol Branch 3969 N 74th St, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Themed LEGO® Brick Play Tuesday, January 16 from 5-6 pm at Capitol Library 3969 N 74th St Milwaukee WI Explore a theme each month like Rocket Ships or Rain Forests and build your creation brick by LEGO® brick. Please note: Dates and times are subject to change, and occasionally events may be cancelled. Please check the […]

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Event Series Milwaukee Public Library Events

Open a Book, Open a World at Capitol Library

Milwaukee Public Library Capitol Branch 3969 N 74th St, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Tuesday, January 23 from 5:00-6:00pm at Capitol Library 3969 N 74th St Milwaukee WI Every time you open a book, you open a world of possibility. Create your own project inspired by a different book topic each month. January - Baby Plants for the New Year. Please note: Dates and times are subject to change, […]

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Event Series Milwaukee Public Library Events

Themed LEGO® Brick Play at the Capitol Library

Milwaukee Public Library Capitol Branch 3969 N 74th St, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Themed LEGO® Brick Play Tuesday, February 20 from 5-6 pm at Capitol Library 3969 N 74th St Milwaukee WI Explore a theme each month like Rocket Ships or Rain Forests and build your creation brick by LEGO® brick. Please note: Dates and times are subject to change, and occasionally events may be cancelled. Please check the […]

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Open a Book, Open a World at Capitol Library

Milwaukee Public Library Capitol Branch 3969 N 74th St, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Tuesday, February 27 from 5-6 pm at Capitol Library 3969 N 74th St Milwaukee WI Every time you open a book, you open a world of possibility. Create your own project inspired by a different book topic each month. January - Baby Plants for the New Year. Please note: Dates and times are subject to […]

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Drop In / Button Up at Capitol Library

Milwaukee Public Library Capitol Branch 3969 N 74th St, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Tuesday, March 12 from 4:00pm - 6:00pm at Capitol Library 3969 N 74th St Milwaukee WI Drop on into our monthly button-making gathering. Each month, we will browse books from the Capitol book collection and create little circles of art that you can wear. March - Women in Art. Please note: Dates and times are […]

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Themed LEGO® Brick Play at the Capitol Library

Milwaukee Public Library Capitol Branch 3969 N 74th St, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Themed LEGO® Brick Play Tuesday, March 19 from 5-6 pm at Capitol Library 3969 N 74th St Milwaukee WI Explore a theme each month like Rocket Ships or Rain Forests and build your creation brick by LEGO® brick. Please note: Dates and times are subject to change, and occasionally events may be cancelled. Please check the […]

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Open a Book, Open a World at Capitol Library

Milwaukee Public Library Capitol Branch 3969 N 74th St, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Tuesday, March 26 from 5:00pm - 6:00pm at Capitol Library 3969 N 74th St Milwaukee WI Every time you open a book, you open a world of possibility. Create your own project inspired by a different book topic each month. January - Baby Plants for the New Year. Please note: Dates and times are subject […]

Free

Drop In / Button Up at Capitol Library

Milwaukee Public Library Capitol Branch 3969 N 74th St, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Tuesday, April 9 from 4:00pm - 6:00pm at Capitol Library 3969 N 74th St Milwaukee WI Drop on into our monthly button-making gathering. Each month, we will browse books from the Capitol book collection and create little circles of art that you can wear. The monthly themes are: April - Poetry Pins. Please note: Dates and […]

Free

Open a Book, Open a World at Capitol Library

Milwaukee Public Library Capitol Branch 3969 N 74th St, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Tuesday, April 23 from 5:00pm - 6:00pm at Capitol Library 3969 N 74th St Milwaukee WI Every time you open a book, you open a world of possibility. Create your own project inspired by a different book topic each month. April - Poetry Rocks. Please note: Dates and times are subject to change, and occasionally […]

Free

Drop In Button Up at Capitol Library

Milwaukee Public Library Capitol Branch 3969 N 74th St, Milwaukee, WI, United States

Tuesday, May 14 from 4-6 pm at Capitol Library 3969 N 74th St Milwaukee WI Drop on into our monthly button-making gathering. Each month, we will browse books from the Capitol book collection and create little circles of art that you can wear. The monthly themes are: April - Poetry Pins. Please note: Dates and times […]

Free