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Adventures in African American History

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Bay View
Bay View Library Community Room
Learn about Black History while creating a piece of keepsake art.  Bring something you want to incorporate into your collage or use materials provided.  Enjoy prizes and snacks, too!  Children ages 7-18 and their families are welcome.  Presented by Blk-Art, History & Culture.
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A.W.E. Art Workshops

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Capitol
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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A.W.E. Art Workshops

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Forest Home
Forest Home Library 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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Black History Month Read In

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Martin Luther King
Martin Luther King Library Community Room
Alderwoman Milele A. Coggs invites families to listen to heartfelt stories.  Craft included.  Light refreshments will be served.
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Skeins of Milwaukee

1:30 PM - 3:30 PM
Central
Mozart's Grove

Bring your needles and/or hooks, your yarn and your enthusiasm to share and learn with others who knit and crochet.  Take a look at new and interesting books available to crafters.

There is free 2-hr. street parking downtown on Saturdays.

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A.W.E. Art Workshops

5:30 PM - 7:00 PM
Bay View
Bay View Library 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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Adventures in African American History

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Washington Park
Washington Park Finney Community Room
Learn about Black History while creating a piece of keepsake art.  Bring something you want to incorporate into your collage or use materials provided.  Enjoy prizes and snacks, too!  Children ages 7-18 and their families are welcome.  Presented by Blk-Art, History & Culture.
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A.W.E. Art Workshops

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Capitol
Capitol Library 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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Registration is open

East Branch Book to Art Club

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

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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Bay View Kinnickinnic Knitters

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Bay View
Bay View Library Community Room
A knitting circle dedicated to expanding skills through the participation of knitters of all experience levels.  Bring any knitting project the first Wednesday of the month for conversation and camaraderie among knitters.  Tap into knitting resources the library has to offer.
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The Creative Writing Collective

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Tippecanoe
Tippecanoe Library Community Room
Meet with other budding writers for peer support and input and take part in this new community of creative people. 
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Color Your Way to Calm

2:30 PM - 5:03 PM
Zablocki
Zablocki Library Community Room
Drop in coloring for adults. Coloring sheets and supplies provided
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Get Crafty at King--Paper Flowers

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Martin Luther King
Martin Luther King Library Community Room
Fold, cut and curl paper to make hyacinths, daffodils, and tulips.
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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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A.W.E. Art Workshops

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Mill Road
Mill Road Library 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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Light It Up With E-Textiles

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Atkinson
Atkinson Library Community Room
What’s an e-textile? It’s fabric art that glows, blinks, and shines! Learn how to make a one-of- a-kind wearable or ornament using LEDs, conductive thread, and electric paint. Materials will be provided, or bring your own items from home to jazz up.
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A.W.E. Art Workshops

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Villard Square Branch
Villard Square Library 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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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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A.W.E. Art Workshops

4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Mill Road
Mill Road Library 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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Winter Maker Space for Families

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Atkinson
Atkinson Library Community Room
Cozy up and make your own wearable art that actually lights up!  Or, go Old School and make your own button with resources from the MKE Mixers.
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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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Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See?

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Tippecanoe
Tippecanoe Library Community Room
I see a book that's turning 50!  Learn how Eric Carle creates his distinctive illustrations and make your very own animal, then help act out an original version of the story.
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Teen Printmaking Workshop

4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Mill Road
Mill Road Library Community Room
Unleash your inner artist though printmaking! Experiment with paint, ink and fun new techniques to create amazing works of art.
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A.W.E. Art Workshops

5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
Villard Square Branch
Villard Square Library 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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Saturdays at Central

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Central
Children's Herzfeld Activity Center
Brown Bear, Brown Bear, What Do You See? 

I see a book that’s turning 50! Learn how Eric Carle creates his distinctive illustrations and make your very own animal, then act out an original version of the story.
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