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Yoga for Families

10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
East
East Library Ellipse Community Room
Start your Saturdays off right with morning stretches at the library.  Presented in collaboration with OmTown Yogis, Yoga for Families integrates literacy skills like a love of reading with other life skills such as mindfulness and self-regulation.  No equipment necessary.  All ages welcome with an accompanying adult.
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Pajama Story Time

6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
East
East Library Ellipse Community Room
Families with young children are invited to join us for pajama story time.  If you'd like, come dressed in your coziest PJs and bring a stuffed animal friend.  We will have fun sharing stories, songs, and rhymes designed to develop early literacy skills and encourage a love of reading.
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Drop-In Job Help!

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
East
East Library Large Study Room
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.
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East Branch Book to Art Club

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
East
East Library Ellipse Community Room

Americanah by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie

Engage with popular literature in a hands-on, imaginative way at the East Branch Library! Each month the Book to Art Club will read a selected novel then work on an art project inspired by the story. Space is limited and pre-registration is required. Please register online or by calling Ready Reference at 286-3011. Registration will open the day of the previous month's program.

Copies of each month’s selected book will be available for check out at the East Branch Welcome desk, or patrons can place a copy of the book on hold through CountyCat or Ready Reference.  Copies checked out at East will have an extended due date (through the meeting date).

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Weekend Wednesdays

3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
East
East Library Ellipse Community Room
Come play Wii U and enjoy this weekend-of-a-Wednesday every first Wednesday of the month! Open to kids 13 and up.
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BYOD: Bring your Own Device

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
East

Learn how to download eBooks, magazines, and music to your device by making an appointment with a librarian.  The appointment will cover Overdrive, Zinio, and Freegal Music.

Appointments are available between 6-7:30pm on Wednesdays.  Sign up by 2 p.m. on Wednesdays in person at the East Branch Library.

Registration is required.

Please bring your Milwaukee Public Library card and all passwords.

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Playgroup With Stories

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
East
East Library Ellipse Community Room

A 20-minute story time for children and their parents or guardian is followed by open play time with a variety of age-appropriate, educational toys.  Story time includes plenty of finger plays, songs or other participatory activities that help children learn important literacy skills. 

Every Thursday for children ages 2 and under with a parent or guardian.


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After School Tech Time

3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
East
East Library Ellipse Community Room
Make it, break it, tinker with, and take it!  Explore STEAM concepts with a variety of fun, hands-on projects.
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Registration is closed

Computer Class: Intermediate Pages

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
East
East Library Large Study Room
After creating a document you will learn how to edit the text, format words, insert sentences and tables, add images, and adjust the margins.  In addition to learning how to use editing tools like find and replace text, insert a table, and work with drawing tools.
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A.W.E. Art Workshops

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
East
East Library Ellipse Community Room
A drop-in program designed for children in Grades K5-5, although older siblings are welcome.  Each visit begins with an A.W.E. artist reading aloud a story or two and then discussing the book or illustrator.  Participants will then work on imaginative art activities relevant to the book or artistic theme for the day.  This is a great opportunity to be creative, try new techniques and have fun expressing your artistic point of view.  Everyone gets to take home their creations.  Families are encouraged to attend and make art together!  This program is a collaboration between the Milwaukee Public Library and Artists Working in Education, Inc.
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Pajama Story Time

6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
East
East Library Ellipse Community Room
Families with young children are invited to join us for pajama story time.  If you'd like, come dressed in your coziest PJs and bring a stuffed animal friend.  We will have fun sharing stories, songs, and rhymes designed to develop early literacy skills and encourage a love of reading.
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Drop-In Job Help!

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
East
East Library Large Study Room
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.
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Celebrate Seuss In Your Neighborhood! Princess of Magic

6:00 PM - 6:45 PM
East
East Library Ellipse Community Room
This "Magicienne" is not your ordinary princess!  Marvel and laugh during this interactive magic show that celebrates Dr. Seuss's birthday with a magical twist.
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BYOD: Bring your Own Device

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
East

Learn how to download eBooks, magazines, and music to your device by making an appointment with a librarian.  The appointment will cover Overdrive, Zinio, and Freegal Music.

Appointments are available between 6-7:30pm on Wednesdays.  Sign up by 2 p.m. on Wednesdays in person at the East Branch Library.

Registration is required.

Please bring your Milwaukee Public Library card and all passwords.

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Playgroup With Stories

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
East
East Library Ellipse Community Room

A 20-minute story time for children and their parents or guardian is followed by open play time with a variety of age-appropriate, educational toys.  Story time includes plenty of finger plays, songs or other participatory activities that help children learn important literacy skills. 

Every Thursday for children ages 2 and under with a parent or guardian.


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Registration is closed

Computer Class: Intermediate Numbers

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
East
East Library Large Study Room
Learn how to create a simple database as well as entering and editing data. Work more in-depth with data: select, find and replace data, as well as sort and perform more complex calculations. Class will also cover setting up the page layout and printing files.
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A.W.E. Art Workshops

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
East
East Library Ellipse Community Room
A drop-in program designed for children in Grades K5-5, although older siblings are welcome.  Each visit begins with an A.W.E. artist reading aloud a story or two and then discussing the book or illustrator.  Participants will then work on imaginative art activities relevant to the book or artistic theme for the day.  This is a great opportunity to be creative, try new techniques and have fun expressing your artistic point of view.  Everyone gets to take home their creations.  Families are encouraged to attend and make art together!  This program is a collaboration between the Milwaukee Public Library and Artists Working in Education, Inc.
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Pajama Story Time

6:30 PM - 7:00 PM
East
East Library Ellipse Community Room
Families with young children are invited to join us for pajama story time.  If you'd like, come dressed in your coziest PJs and bring a stuffed animal friend.  We will have fun sharing stories, songs, and rhymes designed to develop early literacy skills and encourage a love of reading.
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Drop-In Job Help!

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
East
East Library Large Study Room
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.
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"Color Your Way to Calm" Coloring Club for Adults at East

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
East
East Library Large Study Room
Color your way to calm at the East Branch Library drop-in coloring club for adults!  Coloring sheets, art supplies, and hot tea will be provided.
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BYOD: Bring your Own Device

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
East

Learn how to download eBooks, magazines, and music to your device by making an appointment with a librarian.  The appointment will cover Overdrive, Zinio, and Freegal Music.

Appointments are available between 6-7:30pm on Wednesdays.  Sign up by 2 p.m. on Wednesdays in person at the East Branch Library.

Registration is required.

Please bring your Milwaukee Public Library card and all passwords.

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Quiet Reading Party

6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
East
A party dedicated to quietly reading that book you've been meaning to start (or finish).  We'll provide the seating, ambiance, and hot beverages.  Bring a book, or check out one of ours.  Enjoy literature with no need to talk about it.  We'll see you by the fireplace!
 
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Playgroup With Stories

10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
East
East Library Ellipse Community Room

A 20-minute story time for children and their parents or guardian is followed by open play time with a variety of age-appropriate, educational toys.  Story time includes plenty of finger plays, songs or other participatory activities that help children learn important literacy skills. 

Every Thursday for children ages 2 and under with a parent or guardian.


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Registration is closed

Computer Class: Intermediate Keynote

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
East
East Library Large Study Room
In this class participants will learn to create more dynamic Keynote presentations. Students will use: design themes, add text, pictures, transitions, animations, video and other objects. Tips for creating an effective presentation will be explored in greater depth.
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A.W.E. Art Workshops

3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
East
East Library Ellipse Community Room
A drop-in program designed for children in Grades K5-5, although older siblings are welcome.  Each visit begins with an A.W.E. artist reading aloud a story or two and then discussing the book or illustrator.  Participants will then work on imaginative art activities relevant to the book or artistic theme for the day.  This is a great opportunity to be creative, try new techniques and have fun expressing your artistic point of view.  Everyone gets to take home their creations.  Families are encouraged to attend and make art together!  This program is a collaboration between the Milwaukee Public Library and Artists Working in Education, Inc.
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