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Computer Class: Internet Search Tools

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Mill Road

Having trouble finding what you're searching for on the Internet? Learn how to effectively search the Web using directories and search engines.

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Computer Class: Internet Search Tools

9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Zablocki

Having trouble finding what you're searching for on the Internet? Learn how to effectively search the Web using directories and search engines.

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Playgroup With Stories

9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Central
Children's Herzfeld Activity Center

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

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Blackout Poetry

12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Tippecanoe

Join us in celebration of banned books week and create your very own blackout poetry here at the Tippecanoe Branch Library.  Materials will be provided and all work will be displayed.  Prizes will be awarded to our favorite entries.

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Central Library Green Roof Tour

12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Central

Green Roof Tours of Milwaukee Public Library's Central Library are offered Wednesdays at 12 noon, and Saturdays at 10 A.M. from late April through October.

Visit the Green Ideas area at Central Library for more information on the green roof and how you can become more "green" at home and at work.

For more information on the tours, please contact the library at 414-286-2797.

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Drop-In Job Help!

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Atkinson
Community 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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Drop-In Job Help!

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Forest Home
Conference 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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Drop-In Job Help!

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Washington Park
Conference 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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Teacher in the Library

3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Villard Square Branch
Large Study Room
Teachers are available after school at selected libraries to assist students in grades 1 through 8 and their parents with homework help, academic support and encouragement. Children under 8 years old must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Teachers will help students focus, use appropriate learning strategies, find the best resources for completing their homework assignments, find books appropriate for their reading level. Teachers will help parents learn ways to help their children at home with school assignments, by answering questions they have regarding their children's homework.
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Teacher in the Library

3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Atkinson
Teachers are available after school at selected libraries to assist students in grades 1 through 8 and their parents with homework help, academic support and encouragement. Children under 8 years old must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Teachers will help students focus, use appropriate learning strategies, find the best resources for completing their homework assignments, find books appropriate for their reading level. Teachers will help parents learn ways to help their children at home with school assignments, by answering questions they have regarding their child's homework.
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Teacher in the Library

3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Capitol
Teachers are available after school at selected libraries to assist students in grades 1 through 8 and their parents with homework help, academic support and encouragement. Children under 8 years old must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Teachers will help students focus, use appropriate learning strategies, find the best resources for completing their homework assignments, find books appropriate for their reading level. Teachers will help parents learn ways to help their children at home with school assignments, by answering questions they have regarding their child's homework.
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Teacher in the Library

3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Center Street
Teachers are available after school at selected libraries to assist students in grades 1 through 8 and their parents with homework help, academic support and encouragement. Children under 8 years old must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Teachers will help students focus, use appropriate learning strategies, find the best resources for completing their homework assignments, find books appropriate for their reading level. Teachers will help parents learn ways to help their children at home with school assignments, by answering questions they have regarding their child's homework.
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Teacher in the Library

3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Forest Home
Teachers are available after school at selected libraries to assist students in grades 1 through 8 and their parents with homework help, academic support and encouragement. Children under 8 years old must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Teachers will help students focus, use appropriate learning strategies, find the best resources for completing their homework assignments, find books appropriate for their reading level. Teachers will help parents learn ways to help their children at home with school assignments, by answering questions they have regarding their child's homework.  Bilingual Spanish teacher available.
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Teacher in the Library

3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Martin Luther King
Teachers are available after school at selected libraries to assist students in grades 1 through 8 and their parents with homework help, academic support and encouragement. Children under 8 years old must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Teachers will help students focus, use appropriate learning strategies, find the best resources for completing their homework assignments, find books appropriate for their reading level. Teachers will help parents learn ways to help their children at home with school assignments, by answering questions they have regarding their child's homework.
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Teacher in the Library

3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Mill Road
Teachers are available after school at selected libraries to assist students in grades 1 through 8 and their parents with homework help, academic support and encouragement. Children under 8 years old must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Teachers will help students focus, use appropriate learning strategies, find the best resources for completing their homework assignments, find books appropriate for their reading level. Teachers will help parents learn ways to help their children at home with school assignments, by answering questions they have regarding their child's homework.
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Teacher in the Library

3:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Washington Park
Teachers are available after school at selected libraries to assist students in grades 1 through 8 and their parents with homework help, academic support and encouragement. Children under 8 years old must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Teachers will help students focus, use appropriate learning strategies, find the best resources for completing their homework assignments, find books appropriate for their reading level. Teachers will help parents learn ways to help their children at home with school assignments, by answering questions they have regarding their child's homework.
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A.W.E. Art Workshops

4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Capitol
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. and is partially funded by the Zilber Family Foundation and Northwestern Mutual Foundation.
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ShopTalk-Three Generations of Migrants: A family history

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
Forest Home
Community Room

Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month by joining Jesus Salas as he shares stories of working alongside his siblings and parents, of being part of the migrant community, and of the changes he and his family experienced through the decades as migrant workers in Wisconsin. This event is brought to you by the Wisconsin Humanities Council. 

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Blackout Poetry

5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Center Street

Make your own blackout poetry during Banned Books Week using old newspapers and pages.

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Computer Class: Internet Search Tools

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Bay View
Computer Lab B

Having trouble finding what you're searching for on the Internet? Learn how to effectively search the Web using directories and search engines.

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Registration is open

Computer Class: Internet Search Tools

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Center Street
Computer Lab

Having trouble finding what you're searching for on the Internet? Learn how to effectively search the Web using directories and search engines.

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East Branch Chess Club

5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
East
Ellipse Community Room
Bring your chess set and a love of strategy to a drop-in chess club.  Meet fellow chess enthusiasts and enjoy the beautiful East Branch Community Room.
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BYOD: Bring Your Own Device at East

6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
East
Learn how to check out eBooks, magazines, and music digitally from your library.
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Hispanic Heritage Month: Learn to Dance the Bomba y Plena

6:00 PM - 7:15 PM
Forest Home
Community Room
Watch and learn the Bomba y Plena, a traditional dance from the Caribbean.  Karlies Kelley and her drumming mate present a lesson in the traditional dance.
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Writing to Transform Your Life

6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Bay View
Community Room
Journaling improves memory and sleep, boosts immune cell activity, supports you in achieving your goals, and increases your longevity. In this workshop led by author and life coach Rochelle Melander, you’ll learn easy journaling exercises that will help you deal with difficulty, plan your future, and practice gratitude.

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