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Milwaukee Public Library

814 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53233-2309
+1 414-286-3000
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Bring on the books

There is nothing better than taking a walk through this library and just picking up a random book... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Turtlesue66
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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Lovely Place

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

Reviewed 12 January 2018
Sissy2807
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814 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53233-2309
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+1 414-286-3000
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"amazing mosaic"
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"mosaic floors"
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"for sale"
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"worth a visit"
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"lobby"
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"entryway"
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"microfilm"
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

There is nothing better than taking a walk through this library and just picking up a random book. The shelves are filled with opportunities to learn about a new subject. I love the kids area and their story times are top notch for little kids.

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Reviewed 12 January 2018 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
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Reviewed 9 January 2018

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
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Reviewed 5 January 2018

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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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

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