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Flowers for Ferdinand at Atkinson Library Milwaukee

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

Flowers for Ferdinand Thursday June 13 from 3-4 pm Atkinson Library 1960 W Atkinson Ave Milwaukee WI Create flower blossoms while listening to Ferdinand, the classic tale about a peaceful bull who just wants to stop and smell the flowers. Please note: Dates and times are subject to change, and occasionally events may be cancelled. […]

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DIY Buttons and Library Card Lanyards at Tippecanoe Library Milwaukee

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

DIY Buttons and Library Card Lanyards Thursday June 13 from 2-4 pm Tippecanoe Library 3912 S Howell Ave Milwaukee WI Customize an ID tag by painting your own lanyard to safely stow your library card and create a pinback button to express your awesomeness! Please note: Dates and times are subject to change, and occasionally […]

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DIY Buttons and Library Card Lanyards at Atkinson Library Milwaukee

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

DIY Buttons and Library Card Lanyards Wednesday June 12 from 3-4 pm Atkinson Library 1960 W Atkinson Ave Milwaukee WI Customize an ID tag by painting your own lanyard to safely stow your library card and create a pinback button to express your awesomeness! Please note: Dates and times are subject to change, and occasionally […]

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Coding For Kids at Atkinson Library

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

Coding for Kids Tuesday, June 4 for 2-3 pm Atkinson Library 1960 W Atkinson Ave Enjoy an hour of coding play with the Cubetto robot. Please note: Dates and times are subject to change, and occasionally events may be cancelled. Please check the event website to confirm the latest details: (It's Kids Coding Time MKE!)

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Family Game Time at Atkinson Library

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

Monday, April 29 from 5:00pm - 6:30pm at Atkinson Library 1960 W Atkinson Ave Milwaukee WI Join us for a night of board game fun for all ages! Whether you're new to board games or a seasoned player, stop by to play an old classic or find a new favorite.  Please note: Dates and times […]

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Event Series 2024 Earth Day Activities

Plant A Spring Garden at Atkinson Library

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

Monday, April 22 from 5:00pm - 6:00pm at Atkinson Library 1960 W Atkinson Ave Milwaukee WI Celebrate Earth Day with some gardening activities! Get started on your own spring garden by planting vegetable, herb or flower seeds in a pot to take home.  Please note: Dates and times are subject to change, and occasionally events may […]

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Spring in Bloom: A Library Flower Garden at Atkinson Library

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

Wednesday, April 10 from 4-5:30 pm at Atkinson Library 1960 W Atkinson Ave Milwaukee WI Stop by for some fun, garden-inspired art activities and help us craft a bulletin board garden in full bloom! Please note: Dates and times are subject to change, and occasionally events may be cancelled. Please check the event website to […]

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Family Game Time at Atkinson Library

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

Monday, April 8 from 5-6:30 pm at Atkinson Library 1960 W Atkinson Ave Milwaukee WI Join us for a night of board game fun for all ages! Whether you're new to board games or a seasoned player, stop by to play an old classic or find a new favorite.  Please note: Dates and times are […]

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Coding For Kids at Atkinson Library

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

Friday, March 22 from 3:30-4:30 pm & Monday, March 25 from 3:30-4:30 pm & Tuesday, March 26 from 3:30-4:30 pm at Atkinson Library 1960 W Atkinson Ave Milwaukee WI Enjoy an hour of coding play with fun toys and activities! Please note: Dates and times are subject to change, and occasionally events may be cancelled. […]

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Coding For Kids at Atkinson Library

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

Friday, March 22 from 3:30-4:30 pm & Monday, March 25 from 3:30-4:30 pm & Tuesday, March 26 from 3:30-4:30 pm at Atkinson Library 1960 W Atkinson Ave Milwaukee WI Enjoy an hour of coding play with fun toys and activities! Please note: Dates and times are subject to change, and occasionally events may be cancelled. […]

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Coding For Kids at Atkinson Library

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

Friday, March 22 from 3:30-4:30 pm & Monday, March 25 from 3:30-4:30 pm & Tuesday, March 26 from 3:30-4:30 pm at Atkinson Library 1960 W Atkinson Ave Milwaukee WI Enjoy an hour of coding play with fun toys and activities! Please note: Dates and times are subject to change, and occasionally events may be cancelled. […]

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Family Game Time at Atkinson Library

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

Monday, March 18 from 5:00pm - 6:30pm at Atkinson Library 1960 W Atkinson Ave Milwaukee WI Join us for a night of board game fun for all ages! Whether you're new to board games or a seasoned player, stop by to play an old classic or find a new favorite.  Please note: Dates and times […]

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Spring in Bloom: A Library Flower Garden at Atkinson Library

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

Wednesday, March 06 from 4:00pm - 5:30pm at Atkinson Library 1960 W Atkinson Ave Milwaukee WI Stop by for some fun, garden-inspired art activities and help us craft a bulletin board garden in full bloom! Please note: Dates and times are subject to change, and occasionally events may be cancelled. Please check the event website […]

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Event Series Milwaukee Public Library Events

Family Game Time at Atkinson Library

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

Monday, February 19 & 26 from 5:00pm - 6:30pm at Atkinson Library 1960 W Atkinson Ave Milwaukee WI Get the family together for some gaming at the library! Stop by to play old classics or new favorites. Our selection of games includes Spades, Mancala, Farkle, Sorry!, Blokus, and more. Please note: Dates and times are […]

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Event Series Milwaukee Public Library Events

Family Game Time at Atkinson Library

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

Monday, February 19 & 26 from 5:00pm - 6:30pm at Atkinson Library 1960 W Atkinson Ave Milwaukee WI Get the family together for some gaming at the library! Stop by to play old classics or new favorites. Our selection of games includes Spades, Mancala, Farkle, Sorry!, Blokus, and more. Please note: Dates and times are […]

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Paws to Read at Atkinson Library

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

Monday, February 12 from 4-5 pm at Atkinson Library 1960 W Atkinson Ave Milwaukee WI Practice reading aloud and improve your fluency by sharing a story with a therapy dog. Please note: Dates and times are subject to change, and occasionally events may be cancelled. Please check the event website to confirm the latest details: […]

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Event Series Milwaukee Public Library Events

Coding For Kids at Atkinson Library

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

Thursday, February 8 from 3-4 pm at Atkinson Library 1960 W Atkinson Ave Milwaukee WI Enjoy an hour of coding play with fun toys and activities! Please note: Dates and times are subject to change, and occasionally events may be cancelled. Please check the event website to confirm the latest details: (Family Game Night!)

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Event Series Milwaukee Public Library Events

Spring in Bloom: A Library Flower Garden at Atkinson Library

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

Monday, February 5 from 5-6 pm at Atkinson Library 1960 W Atkinson Ave Milwaukee WI Stop by for some fun, garden-inspired art activities and help us craft a bulletin board garden in full bloom! Please note: Dates and times are subject to change, and occasionally events may be cancelled. Please check the event website to […]

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Event Series Milwaukee Public Library Events

Family Game Time at Atkinson Library

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

Monday, January 29 from 5-6:30 pm at Atkinson Library 1960 W Atkinson Ave Milwaukee WI Get the family together for some gaming at the library! Stop by to play old classics or new favorites. Our selection of games includes Spades, Mancala, Farkle, Sorry!, Blokus, and more. Please note: Dates and times are subject to change, […]

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Event Series Milwaukee Public Library Events

Coding For Kids at Atkinson Library

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

Friday, January 26, 3:30-4:30pm at Atkinson Library 1960 W Atkinson Ave Milwaukee WI Enjoy an hour of coding play with fun toys and activities! Please note: Dates and times are subject to change, and occasionally events may be cancelled. Please check the event website to confirm the latest details: (Family Game Night!)

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Event Series Milwaukee Public Library Events

Coding For Kids at Atkinson Library

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

Tuesday, January 16 from 5-6 pm at Atkinson Library 1960 W Atkinson Ave Milwaukee WI Enjoy an hour of coding play with fun toys and activities! Please note: Dates and times are subject to change, and occasionally events may be cancelled. Please check the event website to confirm the latest details: (Family Game Night!)

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Event Series Milwaukee Public Library Events

Coding For Kids at Atkinson Library

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

Thursday, January 11 from 3:00 - 4:00pm at Atkinson Library 1960 W Atkinson Ave Milwaukee WI Enjoy an hour of coding play with fun toys and activities! Please note: Dates and times are subject to change, and occasionally events may be cancelled. Please check the event website to confirm the latest details: (Family Game Night!)

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Family Game Time at Atkinson Library

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

Monday, January 8 from 5-6:30pm at Atkinson Library 1960 W Atkinson Ave Milwaukee WI Get the family together for some gaming at the library! Stop by to play old classics or new favorites. Our selection of games includes Spades, Mancala, Farkle, Sorry!, Blokus, and more. Please note: Dates and times are subject to change, and […]

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Event Series Milwaukee Public Library Events

All Aglow: The Art and Science of Light at Atkinson Library

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

Wednesday, December 20 from 3:30-5pm at Atkinson Library - 1960 W Atkinson Ave Milwaukee WI Who makes light in the dark of night? Stop by to learn about bioluminescence and enjoy some art activities inspired by Julia Kuo's book Luminous. Please note: Dates and times are subject to change, and occasionally events may be cancelled. Please […]

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Event Series Milwaukee Public Library Events

Youth Chess Night at Atkinson Library

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

Tuesday, December 19 from 4:00-5:30pm at Atkinson Library - 1960 W Atkinson Ave Milwaukee WI Step onto the board with our life-size chess set and join your friends in a game! We'll show you the basics if you're a beginner or you can get straight to a game if you're feeling like a pro. Please […]

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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

Picture Book Illustration Fun at Atkinson Library

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

Wednesday, November 8 from 3:30-5 pm at Atkinson Library - 1960 W Atkinson Ave Milwaukee WI Have you ever wanted to illustrate your own book? Celebrate National Picture Book Month & be inspired by talented book illustrators and artists. We will have watercolors, pastels, paint & more for participants to create their own illustrations. Please […]

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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

Family Game Time

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

Monday, November 6 from 4:30-6 pm at Atkinson Library 1960 W Atkinson Ave Get the family together for some gaming at the library! Stop by to play old classics or new favorites. Our selection of games includes Spades, Mancala, Farkle, Sorry!, Blokus, and more. Please note: Dates and times are subject to change, and occasionally […]

Free

Family Game Time

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

Monday, November 6 from 4:30-6 pm at Atkinson Library - 1960 W Atkinson Ave Milwaukee WI Get the family together for some gaming at the library! Stop by to play old classics or new favorites. Our selection of games includes Spades, Mancala, Farkle, Sorry!, Blokus, and more. Please note: Dates and times are subject to […]

Free
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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Youth Chess Night

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

Tuesday, October 31, 4-5:30 pm at Atkinson Library - 1960 W Atkinson Ave Milwaukee WI Step onto the board with our life-size chess set and join your friends in a game! We'll show you the basics if you're a beginner or you can get straight to a game if you're feeling like a pro. Please […]

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Event Series Atkinson Library

Circuitry for Kids

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

Saturday, October 28 from 2-3 pm &  Monday, October 30 from 3:30-4:30 pm / Atkinson Library - 1960 W Atkinson Ave Milwaukee WI Learn the basics of electricity and build a circuit with Snap Circuits Junior! 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 Atkinson Library

Circuitry for Kids

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

Saturday, October 28 from 2-3 pm &  Monday, October 30 from 3:30-4:30 pm / Atkinson Library - 1960 W Atkinson Ave Milwaukee WI Learn the basics of electricity and build a circuit with Snap Circuits Junior! 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 Milwaukee Public Library Events

A Hat Full of Leaves

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

Thursday, October 26 from 3:30-5 pm / Atkinson Library - 1960 W Atkinson Ave Milwaukee WI Make your own autumn colors with fun foliage crafting! We will learn about the kinds of trees and leaves we can find in our parks & backyards. Please note: Dates and times are subject to change, and occasionally events […]

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Event Series Milwaukee Public Library Events

Afternoon Crafts

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

Wednesday, October 25 from 3:30-4:45 pm / Atkinson Library - 1960 W Atkinson Ave Milwaukee WI Stop by the Atkinson Branch after school for some fun and engaging art projects. Please note: Dates and times are subject to change, and occasionally events may be cancelled. Please check the event website to confirm the latest details: […]

Family Game Time

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

Monday, October 23 from 4:30-6 pm at Atkinson Library - 1960 W Atkinson Ave Milwaukee WI Get the family together for some gaming at the library! Stop by to play old classics or new favorites. Our selection of games includes Spades, Mancala, Farkle, Sorry!, Blokus, and more. Please note: Dates and times are subject to […]

Free

Family Game Night at Atkinson Library

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

Monday, August 21 at 5:30-7:30 pm at the Atkinson Library- 1960 W Atkinson Ave It's time for Family Game Night!  Come join us for a night of fun!  Whether you are a seasoned veteran or new to the world of board games, stop by to play old classics or new favorites.  Our selection of games […]

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Kitchen Table Garden

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

Monday, August 14 at 2-3 pm / Atkinson Library 1960 W Atkinson Ave Milwaukee WI Sow some seeds and customize your containers. Take home your creation to transplant in the garden or grow in a container in the sunlight of a window. Check out a cookbook from the library's collection and enjoy fresh herbs in […]

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Kitchen Table Garden

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

Wednesday, July 19 at 2-3 pm / Atkinson - 1960 W Atkinson Ave Sow some seeds and customize your containers. Take home your creation to transplant in the garden or grow in a container in the sunlight of a window. Check out a cookbook from the library's collection and enjoy fresh herbs in your cooking […]

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