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ZIP MKE at East Branch

Friday, June 30, 2017
East

28 Zip Codes, 1 City. ZIP MKE is a unique photographic exhibit, originally an online gallery, celebrating the beauty and diversity, not the divisions, of Milwaukee. Photographs come from residents in every zip code displaying Milwaukee’s strong community spirit. The exhibit runs from June 1-30 at East Branch.  Online gallery can be viewed: www.zipmke.com

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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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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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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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Story, Story Night: Storytelling for Adults

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

Why should kids get all the fun? Enjoy an evening of themed storytelling geared towards adults. A craft and light nosh complementing each month’s theme will be provided. A mixture of short stories, picture books, and poetry will be read aloud by the librarian.

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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 begins 6/5/2017 at 8:00 AM

Computer Class: Mac Basics

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
East
East Library Large Study Room
Never used a computer before? Learn computer basics including using a mouse and keyboard, working with windows, and basic computer terminology.
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Buddy Pajama Story Time

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
East
East Library Ellipse Community Room
Join Buddy the Super Reader Dog for a special PJ Story Time and help defeat Dr. Brain Drain this summer.  Bring along a special stuffed animal buddy of your own, and together we'll enjoy stories, songs, and a fun craft.  Then be sure to sign up to be a Super Reader!
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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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Book Tasting Party!

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
East
East Library Ellipse Community Room
You're invited to the East Branch Book Tasting Party! Sample a delightful menu of new books handpicked by MPL librarians, perfect for a summer of reading!


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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.

View More

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 begins 6/5/2017 at 8:00 AM

Computer Class: Mac Basics

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
East
East Library Large Study Room
Never used a computer before? Learn computer basics including using a mouse and keyboard, working with windows, and basic computer terminology.
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Registration begins 6/5/2017 at 8:00 AM

Computer Class: Internet Basics

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
East
East Library Large Study Room
Feeling left behind on the Information Superhighway? Learn about the Internet and the World Wide Web, how to navigate a Web browser, explore the Milwaukee Public Library Website and find information.
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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.
View More

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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Free Weekly Summer Entertainment for Kids: Super Hero Academy

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
East
East Library Ellipse Community Room
Suit up, Super Readers!  Create a personalized super hero cape and mask, and then get ready to hone your Super Reader skills.
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East Branch Book Club

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
East
East Library Large Study Room
Join the discussion of Astray by Emma Konoghue.
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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).  Enjoy literature with no need to talk about it.
 
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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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