Milwaukee Public Library
Press Release

All Milwaukee Public Library Locations Will Be Closed Friday, August 29th through Monday, September 1st

Zablocki Library Service Changes in Effect Until September 22nd

By - Aug 28th, 2014 06:23 pm

Milwaukee Public Library (MPL) will be closed Friday, August 29th through Monday, September 1st.  Friday, August 29th is a city-mandated furlough day.  The library will remain closed on Saturday, August 30​th and Monday, September 1st in observance of Memorial Day.  MPL is not open on Sundays from May to September.  In addition, Zablocki Library, 3501 W. Oklahoma Ave., will have limited service until September 22nd.

Zablocki Library is currently undergoing a carpet replacement project until September 22nd.  During this time, the library building is closed; however library users can pick up holds and return items using the courtyard entrance to the building.  Zablocki Library users are also encouraged to use Tippecanoe (3912 S. Howell Ave.), Forest Home (1432 W. Forest Home Ave.) and Bay View (2566 S. Kinnickinnic Ave.) libraries during this time.

Library users may access accounts, renew items, request a hold, check out e-books and access other digital media services online throughout the weekend.  For complete information on all Milwaukee Public Library services, locations and hours of operation please go to www.mpl.org.  Residents may call (414) 286-CITY (2489) for assistance with city-related services.  The library follows the City of Milwaukee furlough and holiday schedule.  Complete information on city department closures can be found on www.city.milwaukee.gov.

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