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Library Closed in Observance of the King Holiday

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index_MLKing.gifAll City of Milwaukee Libraries will be closed Monday, January 20th, 2014 in observance of Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. Later that week, we hope that kids will join us in celebrating the accomplishments and vision of Martin Luther King, Jr. with books, shared readings, and the creation of a dream chain. Refreshments will be served.

This program will be held at three neighborhood library locations on Wednesday, January 15th. The times for each program location are below.

Location: Martin Luther King Library
Date: January 15th, 2014
Time: 5:30 PM

Location: Villard Square Library
Date: January 15th, 2014
Time: 5:30 PM

Location: Atkinson Library
Date: January 15th, 2014
Time: 6:00 PM

Last Week For Teacher In The Library This Year

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Teacher in the library.jpgThis is the last week for the regularly scheduled Teacher in the Library program in 2013. This program will temporarily cease over the holidays, so take advantage of this program this week. In case you haven't heard about this wonderful service, here are the facts.

Teachers are available at selected libraries during after school hours from September-June to assist both students and parents with academic support and encouragement. Children under 8 years old must be accompanied by a responsible adult. Check out the library's event calendar for information on times and locations.

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 how to help their children at home with school assignments
• by answering questions they have regarding their child's homework

If you'd like to see the listing for Teacher in the Library in the children's programming calendar for spring, click here, and look at the final page.

desktop publishing flier.gifExplore more of the amazing tools that Microsoft Word has to offer at one of Milwaukee Public Library's free computer classes.

Learn how to use templates, practice creating an invitation, and make a flyer with tear off tabs from scratch. This class will also provide instruction on how to make labels and stationery.

This class is available on multiple dates at various neighborhood library locations. Check our web calendar for availability.

Registration is required; call (414)286-3011 for assistance from Ready Reference or register online.

Come Learn How To Use Facebook @ The Library!

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Facebook_icon.svg.pngFacebook has become a multi-generational phenomenon which has affected the social life and activity of people in exciting ways. Facebook allows users to continuously stay in touch with friends, relatives and other acquaintances wherever they are in the world. Learn how to update and edit an account, connect with other Facebook users and much more! Registration is required; call 414.286.3011 or register online. This program will be available at various times and locations. Click here to see if your neighborhood library is offering this free workshop.


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Photographer.jpgAre you curious about digital photography? Join us for Say Cheese! to take photographs of the library and learn how to capture terrific images, edit and enhance photos and manage your collection of digital photos. Registration is required; call 414.286.3011 or register online. Click here to see when classes are available.


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Credit-cards.jpgAre you curious about how your credit history affects your purchasing power? Come find out this Saturday, November 3rd, at the Atkinson Library. Lynette Jarreau from BMO Harris Bank will present Your Credit, Your Home, & Your Future. She will answer questions on how your credit report affects you and your ability to purchase a home. This program is free and no registration is required.

Location: Atkinson Library
Date: Saturday, November 3rd, 2012
Time: 3 P.M. to 4 P.M.


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Sew Cool @ Atkinson Library!

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'scrapbooking supplies' photo (c) 2009, Shimelle Laine - license: http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0/
Atkinson Library, 1960 W. Atkinson Ave
Thursday, August 2, 1-2:30 p.m.
For Teens, no registration needed

Be your own fashion designer! It's time to show your creative side at Atkinson Library this Thursday at Sew Cool. All you need to bring is an item of clothing and your fun fashion sense. The library will have decorations and will help with basic instructions. Hope to see you there!


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