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ZIP MKE at Tippecanoe Branch

Monday, March 20, 2017
Tippecanoe

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 February 20-March 20 at  Tippecanoe Branch.  Online gallery can be viewed: www.zipmke.com

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Exhibit: The Sights of Milwaukee by Yelena Patskevich

Monday, March 27, 2017
Central
Main Street - Exhibit
'The Sights of Milwaukee' is an exhibit by local Milwaukee artist Yelena Patskevich. Patskevich specializes in pastel and water mixable oil paint, and 'The Sights of Milwaukee' showcases pieces inspired by our city. Yelena was born in Moscow and arrived in Milwaukee in 2000.
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ZIP MKE at Mill Road Branch

Tuesday, April 25, 2017
Mill Road

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 March 21- April 25 at the Mill Road Branch.  Online gallery can be viewed: www.zipmke.com

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Crossing the Line: The Milwaukee Fair Housing Marches of 1967-1968

Tuesday, April 11, 2017
Central
Main Street - Second Floor
Crossing the Line: The Milwaukee Fair Housing Marches of 1967-1968 commemorates the 50th anniversary of Milwaukee’s civil rights marches by examining the practices and prejudices that led to segregation in Milwaukee and chronicling the school desegregation and fair housing movements of the 1960s. 
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Computer Class: Intro to PowerPoint

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Center Street
Center Street Library Computer Lab

Learn how to create a simple presentation, create and edit slides, insert clip art, apply designs, work with views, and run a slide show in Microsoft PowerPoint. Class will also cover how to save, print and open presentations.

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Computer Class: Intro to PowerPoint

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Central
Computer Training Room
Learn how to create a simple presentation, create and edit slides, insert clip art, apply designs, work with views, and run a slide show in Microsoft PowerPoint. Class will also cover how to save, print and open presentations.
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Drop-In Tutoring for Adults

10:00 AM - 1:30 PM
Washington Park

Need help...

  • Preparing for a school or work-related exam? 
  • Understanding an assignment? 
  • Completing homework?

Tutoring schedules subject to change.  No appointment necessary.

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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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Play & Learn

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Washington Park

Join us each Saturday morning from 10:30-11:30 a.m. in the story nook for imaginative play for families with young children.  Each program is designed as a fun family outing that also incorporates development of early literacy skills.

Post Office

Create a card, letter or package and take turns setting up routes, delivering and receiving mail.  Develop literacy skills during this fun-filled, hands-on interactive hour of stories and play.

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Saturdays at Central

10:30 AM - 11:15 AM
Central
Children's Herzfeld Activity Center
Yoga Sensory Story Time 

Use your arms to chomp like a crocodile or balance like a monkey swinging through the trees.
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U.S. Citizenship Classes / Clases de Ciudadania

10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Forest Home
Forest Home Library Community Room

Free citizenship classes presented by Voces de la Frontera every Saturday. Register in person at any library or by calling Voces de la Frontera: 414-643-1620

Clases de ciudadania gratis en la biblioteca Forest Home. Regístrese en la biblioteca o llame a Voces de la Frontera: 414-643-1620 

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Drop-In Tutoring for Adults

12:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Center Street

Need help...

  • Preparing for a school or work-related exam? 
  • Understanding an assignment? 
  • Completing homework?

Tutoring schedules subject to change.  No appointment necessary.

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Drop-In Job Help!

1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Central
Computer Training 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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Saturday Matinee at King Library

1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Martin Luther King
Martin Luther King Library Community Room
Enjoy movie day at Martin Luther King Library.  Watch family friendly movies like Frozen, Tangled, and The BFG.  Bring the whole family!  Free popcorn will be served.
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Saturday Afternoons at Central for 'Tweens

1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
Central
Children's Herzfeld Activity Center
Chess Club 

Open play chess for all levels. 
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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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Computer Class: Intro to PowerPoint

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Tippecanoe
Tippecanoe Library Conference Room
Learn how to create a simple presentation, create and edit slides, insert clip art, apply designs, work with views, and run a slide show in Microsoft PowerPoint. Class will also cover how to save, print and open presentations.
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Drop-In Job Help!

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Center Street
Center Street Library Computer Lab
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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Post Traumatic Stress Disorder: Understanding and Moving Forward with PTSD

2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Forest Home
Forest Home Library Community Room

Learn the signs and symptoms of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), basic coping strategies to help manage symptoms and resources on where to seek help. 

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Queens of Harmony Gospel Performance

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Central
Schoenleber Reading Room

Celebrate African American History month with a special performance by the Queens of Harmony, a Milwaukee a cappella gospel quartet. The Queens of Harmony have been singing gospel for over 30 years and bring their experience and love of music to every performance. Hear gospel favorites and learn more about the genre!  

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Drop-In Job Help!

12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Martin Luther King
Martin Luther King Library 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!

12:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Mill Road
Mill Road Library 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 - 5:00 PM
Center Street
Center Street Library Computer Lab
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 Tutoring for Adults

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Mill Road

Need help...

  • Preparing for a school or work-related exam? 
  • Understanding an assignment? 
  • Completing homework?

Tutoring schedules subject to change.  No appointment necessary.

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Registration is closed

Computer Class: Intermediate Word

2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Capitol
Capitol Library Community Room
After creating a document you will learn how to edit the text, format words, insert sentences and tables, add clip art, 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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