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Wrestling in a library?! That's right, it's part of Library Loud Days in Milwaukee

MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Public Library Mitchell Street Branch got loud on Friday evening, December 1st as it invited city residents to leave their “indoor voices” at home for a free wrestling event. 107 more words


"We serve everybody:" Milwaukee Public Library's new Mitchell Street branch has some unique features

MILWAUKEE — The Milwaukee Public Library’s Mitchell Street branch will soon reopen. It’ll replace the Forest Home location.

The new space is a building built in the early 20th century, located at 9th and Mitchell. 191 more words


Biddle still battling for fellow Negro League baseball players

He was once considered “The Kid”, the youngest player in the Negro Leagues when he signed a contract with the Chicago American Giants as a pitcher at age 17 in 1953. 652 more words

"Yesterday's Negro League Baseball

A Stack of Love

My love of books and reading started when I learned to read. As a child, I always had my eyes fixated on the pages of reading material. 446 more words

"One of our favorite events:" Milwaukee Public Library celebrates Dr. Seuss' birthday

MILWAUKEE — It’s a celebration that may make your heart grow three sizes! The Milwaukee Public Library celebrated Dr. Seuss’ birthday on Saturday, March 4th. 181 more words


Episode 59: Shell Game

MILWAUKEE, December 22 – Last night there were laughs and tears at the remodeled Klemmer’s Banquet Center in beautiful downtown Milwaukee, this year’s gracious host of the 2014 edition of the… 676 more words

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Young Development selected for MLK Milwaukee Public Library branch project

MILWAUKEE — Startup firm “Young Development Group” has been selected to lead the redevelopment of the Milwaukee Public Library branch on MLK Drive.

The firm is proposing a four-story building with a library branch on the first floor, retail space and 44 apartments on the upper levels. 34 more words