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Summer Reading Celebration at Zablocki Library Milwaukee

Milwaukee Public Library - Zablocki Branch 3501 W. Oklahoma Ave., Milwaukee, WI, United States

Summer Reading Celebration Tuesday, June 4 from 12-7 pm Zablocki Library 3501 W Oklahoma Ave Celebrate the start of the Summer Reading challenge with various life-size games like Connect Four, checkers, and Tic-Tac-Toe. Make your own button or two of your favorite book characters. Make your own Super Hero. Meet the Library mascot Browser the […]

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Build It at Zablocki Library

Milwaukee Public Library - Zablocki Branch 3501 W. Oklahoma Ave., Milwaukee, WI, United States

Thursday, April 25 from 3:30pm - 5 pm at Zablocki Library 3501 W Oklahoma Ave Milwaukee WI Calling all engineers. Grow your skills as you try out different building stations from building straws to Magna-tiles to LEGO® bricks and more. Please note: Dates and times are subject to change, and occasionally events may be cancelled. Please […]

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Event Series 2024 Earth Day Activities

Earth Day Bingo at Zablocki Library Milwaukee

Milwaukee Public Library - Zablocki Branch 3501 W. Oklahoma Ave., Milwaukee, WI, United States

Monday, April 22 from 4:30pm - 5:30 pm at Zablocki Library 3501 W Oklahoma Ave Milwaukee WI Learn about Earth Day and how it started by playing a game or two of Earth Day Bingo. Prizes and refreshments will be provided. Please note: Dates and times are subject to change, and occasionally events may be cancelled. […]

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Building with LEGO® Bricks at Zablocki Library

Milwaukee Public Library - Zablocki Branch 3501 W. Oklahoma Ave., Milwaukee, WI, United States

Saturday, April 13 from 2:30-3:30 pm at Zablocki Library 3501 W Oklahoma Ave Milwaukee WI Calling all engineers. Grow your skills as you try out different building stations from building straws to Magna-tiles to LEGO® bricks and more. Please note: Dates and times are subject to change, and occasionally events may be cancelled. Please check the […]

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Build It! At Zablocki Library

Milwaukee Public Library - Zablocki Branch 3501 W. Oklahoma Ave., Milwaukee, WI, United States

Thursday, March 7 from 3:30pm - 5pm at Zablocki Library 3501 W Oklahoma Ave Milwaukee WI Calling all engineers. Grow your skills as you try out different building stations from building straws to Magna-tiles to LEGO® bricks and more. Please note: Dates and times are subject to change, and occasionally events may be cancelled. Please check […]

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Hour of Code – Computer Coding at Zablocki Library (Ages 9-12)

Milwaukee Public Library - Zablocki Branch 3501 W. Oklahoma Ave., Milwaukee, WI, United States

Tuesday, March 5 from 4-5:30 pm at Zablocki Library 3501 W Oklahoma Ave Milwaukee WI Ever wonder what makes that computer game run? Take a fun look at computer science and learn problem-solving skills and creativity through the "Hour of Code" website code.org. A one-hour introduction to computer science and the basics of coding. For […]

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Roaring To Read – A Family Story Time at Zablocki Library

Milwaukee Public Library - Zablocki Branch 3501 W. Oklahoma Ave., Milwaukee, WI, United States

Saturday, March 2 from 11:00am - 12:00pm at Zablocki Library 3501 W Oklahoma Ave Milwaukee WI Kick off Read Across America week March 2 - 6 with a family story time. The month of March is the time to celebrate reading. Meet Browser the Library Lion and take a photo with the library's mascot. Listen […]

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Event Series Milwaukee Public Library Events

Building with LEGO® Bricks at Zablocki Library

Milwaukee Public Library - Zablocki Branch 3501 W. Oklahoma Ave., Milwaukee, WI, United States

Wednesday, February 28 from 3:30pm - 5:00 pm at Zablocki Library 3501 W Oklahoma Ave Milwaukee WI Calling all LEGO® enthusiasts. Get the creativity flowing using the bricks to build. There will be building challenges to take and see what you can create. This activity helps to develop 21st-century skills such as problem-solving and collaboration. […]

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Event Series Milwaukee Public Library Events

Build It! At Zablocki Library

Milwaukee Public Library - Zablocki Branch 3501 W. Oklahoma Ave., Milwaukee, WI, United States

Thursday, January 25 from 3:30-5pm at Zablocki Library - 3501 W Oklahoma Ave Milwaukee WI Calling all engineers.  Grow your skills as you try out different building stations from building straws to Magna-tiles to LEGO® bricks and more. 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

Hour of Code – Computer Coding at Zablocki Library (Ages 9-12)

Milwaukee Public Library - Zablocki Branch 3501 W. Oklahoma Ave., Milwaukee, WI, United States

Tuesday, January 23 from 4-5:30pm at Zablocki Library 3501 W Oklahoma Ave Milwaukee WI Ever wonder what makes that computer game run? Take a fun look at computer science and learn problem-solving skills and creativity through the "Hour of Code" website code.org. A one-hour introduction to computer science and the basics of coding. For ages […]

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Event Series Milwaukee Public Library Events

Building with LEGO® Bricks at Zablocki Library

Milwaukee Public Library - Zablocki Branch 3501 W. Oklahoma Ave., Milwaukee, WI, United States

Saturday, January 20 from 2:30-3:30 pm at Zablocki Library - 3501 W Oklahoma Ave Milwaukee WI Calling all LEGO® enthusiasts. Get the creativity flowing using the bricks to build. There will be building challenges to take and see what you can create. This activity helps to develop 21st-century skills such as problem-solving and collaboration. Please […]

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Building with LEGO® Bricks at Zablocki Library

Milwaukee Public Library - Zablocki Branch 3501 W. Oklahoma Ave., Milwaukee, WI, United States

Wednesday, December 20 from 3:30-5pm at Zablocki Library - 3501 W Oklahoma Ave Milwaukee WI Calling all LEGO® enthusiasts. Get the creativity flowing using the bricks to build. There will be building challenges to take and see what you can create. This activity helps to develop 21st-century skills such as problem-solving and collaboration. Please note: […]

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Event Series Kid’s Club at MPL Zablocki

Kid’s Club

Milwaukee Public Library - Zablocki Branch 3501 W. Oklahoma Ave., Milwaukee, WI, United States

Wednesdays, November 1 & 8 from 4-5 pm at Zablocki Library - 3501 W Oklahoma Ave Milwaukee WI Stop in after school to take part in various STEAM activities.  For ages 6 to 12 years.  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 Kid’s Club at MPL Zablocki

Kid’s Club

Milwaukee Public Library - Zablocki Branch 3501 W. Oklahoma Ave., Milwaukee, WI, United States

Wednesdays, November 1 & 8 from 4-5 pm at Zablocki Library - 3501 W Oklahoma Ave Milwaukee WI Stop in after school to take part in various STEAM activities.  For ages 6 to 12 years.  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 Kid’s Club at MPL Zablocki

Kid’s Club

Milwaukee Public Library - Zablocki Branch 3501 W. Oklahoma Ave., Milwaukee, WI, United States

Wednesday, October 25 from 4-5 pm at Zablocki Library - 3501 W Oklahoma Ave Milwaukee WI Stop in after school to take part in various STEAM activities.  For ages 6 to 12 years. September 13 is Kid's Coding with BeeBots  and Sphero robots. Please note: Dates and times are subject to change, and occasionally events […]

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Event Series Hispanic Heritage Month at MPL

Meet Children’s Author and Illustrator Ellia Ana Hill

Milwaukee Public Library - Zablocki Branch 3501 W. Oklahoma Ave., Milwaukee, WI, United States

Celebrate National Hispanic Heritage Month with Milwaukee Public Library! Meet Children's Author & Illustrator Ellia Ana Hill at Zablocki Monday, October 23, 2023 - 3:30 PM to 4:15 PM Ellia Ana Hill is from Milwaukee and is the author and illustrator of No Boy/El niño que dice No a bilingual children's board book. She is […]

Building with LEGO® Bricks!

Milwaukee Public Library - Zablocki Branch 3501 W. Oklahoma Ave., Milwaukee, WI, United States

Wednesday, October 18 from 3:30-5 pm at Zablocki Library - 3501 W Oklahoma Ave Milwaukee WI Calling all LEGO® enthusiasts. Get the creativity flowing using the bricks to build. There will be building challenges to take and see what you can create. This activity helps to develop 21st-century skills such as problem-solving and collaboration. Please note: Dates and times […]

Be An Architect!

Milwaukee Public Library - Zablocki Branch 3501 W. Oklahoma Ave., Milwaukee, WI, United States

Monday, August 7 at 3:30-4:30 pm / Zablocki - 3501 W Oklahoma Ave 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 times […]

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Bike Repair Clinic

Milwaukee Public Library - Zablocki Branch 3501 W. Oklahoma Ave., Milwaukee, WI, United States

Saturday, August 5 at 11 am-1 pm / Center Street Library - 2727 W Fond du Lac Ave Bring your bicycle to select locations for minor repairs like new inner tubes or brake adjustments, free of charge. Mechanics from the Wisconsin Bike Federation will be standing by with tips and tricks to keep your bike […]

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You Can Build It!

Milwaukee Public Library - Zablocki Branch 3501 W. Oklahoma Ave., Milwaukee, WI, United States

Monday, July 31 at 3:30-4:30 pm / Zablocki - 3501 W Oklahoma Ave Be inspired by the story, Dreaming Up: A Celebration of Building by Christy Hale to build your own 3D structures by using straw construction. Please note: Dates and times are subject to change, and occasionally events may be cancelled. Please check the event website […]

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Bike Repair Clinic

Milwaukee Public Library - Zablocki Branch 3501 W. Oklahoma Ave., Milwaukee, WI, United States

Wednesday, July 26 at 3-5 pm / Zablocki Library - 3501 W Oklahoma Ave Bring your bicycle to select locations for minor repairs like new inner tubes or brake adjustments, free of charge. Mechanics from the Wisconsin Bike Federation will be standing by with tips and tricks to keep your bike in good condition.  In […]

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DIY Sensory Bottles

Milwaukee Public Library - Zablocki Branch 3501 W. Oklahoma Ave., Milwaukee, WI, United States

Monday, July 24, 6-7 pm / Zablocki - 3501 W Oklahoma Ave Everyone experiences big emotions and needs ways to find calm. Children will create a mesmerizing sensory bottle inspired by Oge Mora's book Saturday that will help them concentrate, slow down and feel restored. Please note: Dates and times are subject to change, and […]

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