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Celebrate 25 Years of ADA 7/1/2015 12:00:00 AM
Celebrate 25 Years of ADA

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law by President George H.W. Bush on July 26, 1990. The ADA was the world's first comprehensive declaration of equality for people with disabilities. It was a collaborative effort of Democrats, Republicans, the legislative and the executive branches, federal and state agencies, and people with and without disabilities.

This display celebrates the milestones and accomplishments of the disability rights movement, and shares information on the important part assistive technology plays in the lives of people with and without disabilities.

Wednesday, July 01, 2015 -
Friday, August 28, 2015
 
Central - Other - See notes for location
Celebrate 25 Years of ADA 9/1/2015 12:00:00 AM
Celebrate 25 Years of ADA

The Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) was signed into law by President George H.W. Bush on July 26, 1990. The ADA was the world's first comprehensive declaration of equality for people with disabilities. It was a collaborative effort of Democrats, Republicans, the legislative and the executive branches, federal and state agencies, and people with and without disabilities.

This display celebrates the milestones and accomplishments of the disability rights movement, and shares information on the important part assistive technology plays in the lives of people with and without disabilities.

Tuesday, September 01, 2015 -
Wednesday, September 30, 2015
 
Washington Park
Los Primeros: First Latino Families of Milwaukee Exhibit 9/15/2015 12:00:00 AM
Los Primeros: First Latino Families of Milwaukee Exhibit

Photos and stories bring the history of Los Primeros- the first Latino families to arrive in Milwaukee- to life. The exhibit begins with Rafael Baez, a musical prodigy who arrived in Milwaukee in the 1880s from Oaxaca, Mexico. The photos show the families' different voyages from Mexico to Milwaukee and chronicles the challenges and successes of each

 Exhibit is located on the 2nd Floor of Central Library.

Presented by Mexican Fiesta, www.mexicanfiesta.org  in partnership with Milwaukee Public Library


Tuesday, September 15, 2015 -
Saturday, October 17, 2015
 
Central - Other - See notes for location
Preschool Story Time 8/28/2015 10:00:00 AM
Preschool Story Time
Preschoolers are invited for fun stories, songs, and finger plays all designed to help them develop important literacy skills needed prior to learning how to read. Child care centers are welcome.
Friday, August 28, 2015
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Martin Luther King - Community Room
Preschool Story Time 8/28/2015 10:30:00 AM
Preschool Story Time
Preschoolers are invited for fun stories, songs, and finger plays all designed to help them develop important literacy skills needed prior to learning how to read. Child care centers are welcome.
Friday, August 28, 2015
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Villard Square Branch - Community Room
Drop-In Job Help! 8/28/2015 2:00:00 PM
Drop-In Job Help!
Need help getting a job online? A job trainer specialist will be available to help you learn how to: complete online job applications, write a resume online, search online job listings, and obtain a free e-mail account.
Friday, August 28, 2015
2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Bay View - Computer Lab B
Green Roof Tour 8/29/2015 10:00:00 AM
Green Roof Tour
Free Green Roof Tour open to the public.
Saturday, August 29, 2015
10:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Central - Central Library Tours
Saturdays At Central 8/29/2015 10:30:00 AM
Saturdays At Central

Dinosaur Dig

Learn about dinosaurs and paleontologists through stories and play. Pretend to be a paleontologist at a dig site, see how long a real brachiosaurus was, make your own fossil, and more!




Saturday, August 29, 2015
10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Central - Children's Herzfeld Activity Center
Play and Learn (For Families) 8/29/2015 10:30:00 AM
Play and Learn (For Families)

Eating the Alphabet

Yum, yum, yum! Come and enjoy some delicious summer fruits and veggies while we read Lois Ehlert’s Eating the Alphabet. Come prepared to be adventurous as there may be some foods you’ve never eaten before!

Saturday, August 29, 2015
10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Washington Park
Central Library Tour 8/29/2015 11:00:00 AM
Central Library Tour

Tour the past and present glory of the Central Library with the Friends of Milwaukee Public Library. Free tours begin at 11 a.m. each Saturday morning in the rotunda. Tours are also available by appointment. Call (414) 286-TOUR.

Saturday, August 29, 2015
11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Central
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