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Milwaukee Public Library

814 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53233-2309
+1 414-286-3000
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Lovely Place

The lobby itself is stunning. Everything is clean and neat. Childrens Area is very... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Chicago, Illinois
via mobile
Homey cafe with used books for sale

Just happened upon this lovely library; the entryway is grand, old-style. Didn't go into the main... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lakewood, Ohio
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814 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53233-2309
+1 414-286-3000
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The lobby itself is stunning. Everything is clean and neat. Childrens Area is very welcoming. Has a puppet center and charming lighthouse that you can climb inside to the top. There is an area for microfilms and it is all organized and filed. Finding things...More

Thank Sissy2807
Reviewed 1 week ago

Just happened upon this lovely library; the entryway is grand, old-style. Didn't go into the main part of the library, but checked out the cafe/book sale area. Friendly, helpful ladies, and it was warm (on a very cold walk in downtown Milwaukee)!

Thank brinlois
Reviewed 1 week ago

I like buying local stuff wherever I go. This is one of those place to check out for that. Ask the people that work there what they like best they usually will recommend something outstanding.

Thank 124jerica
Reviewed 18 October 2017

Happened to be in Milwaukee during Doors Open MKE and took a tour of the cupola and the underground stacks, which was a treat. The library is beautiful and if I lived in this city I would certainly be a regular. Lots of space, lots...More

Thank Lisa S
Reviewed 13 September 2017

The external of the center library looks great, like a traditional building, inside is large, and with a large corner for the kids, children library. It also offer some classes for kids regularly.

Thank ELKW
Reviewed 11 September 2017

This big, beautiful old-style city library is great. Staff is helpful and has bus routes for the whole city - the only place in Milwaukee I could find with complete bus schedules. The collection seems fun. The structure is pretty. It is not overrun by...More

Thank Kristin B
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

I could not believe how beautiful the entrance was! If you want to see some beautiful Italian style architecture and mosaic floors, you must see this place!

Thank Rebecca B
Reviewed 1 July 2017

I use Zablocki Library at least once a week. I reserve movies and books online and have them delivered here. Huge selection and very convenient.

Thank NJCasey
Reviewed 30 March 2017

This building is fantastic! Just stroll through and be sure to go upstairs and down to see it all. Very nice helpful people work there also and there is a coffee shop/ book selling area with good muffins and various food stuffs. It is also...More

Thank Penguinlvr59
Reviewed 11 February 2017

This is a beautiful building everyone should visit and appreciate. The library carries books, art, information, research, computers, and nice people that will direct you and help you. It even has a drive through!

Thank traveler53092
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