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Milwaukee Public Library

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Address: 814 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53233
Phone Number: 414 286 3000
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What libraries use to be.

A down town icon. I can't imagine how many hundreds of thousands of people have wandered it's isles. A true old fashioned library, well preserved.

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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Oconomowoc, Wi
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Oconomowoc, Wi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

A down town icon. I can't imagine how many hundreds of thousands of people have wandered it's isles. A true old fashioned library, well preserved.

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2015

Lovely old building that really looks like a Library. Floors upon floors of tomes for all tastes, vocabularies, age levels, and languages. Exhibits are world-class and worthy of your time. Very friendly staff will help you get just what you want to read. Come, learn and enjoy!

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

I go on the internet to pick out the books I want to read. It is easy and there always are helpful tips about other authors that I have not read. You can pick the Library that you want the books to be picked up at. When the books are there they email you and you go there for the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2015

first go to check out the awesome historical archticher. Then stay for the information. You can information on anything here and I mean anything and abundance of it.

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Milwaukee, WI
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 17, 2015

I love all of the media options at all of the locations across the city. If you have a card, you can log in and request a book from another library and pick it up at the one most convenient for you. Our entire family visits as often as possible.

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Miami, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2015

This is a huge place so plan on spending a good amount of time here. The part I liked the best were the streets of old Milwaukee. Seeing old candy shops and other stuff was an educational experience

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Milwaukee, Wisconsin
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This building is not only world class, it's collection is too. This is a wonderful destination in Downtown Milwaukee!

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Montreal, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 6, 2015

Magnificent library with an entrance hall decorated with marble. Staircases are magnificent. The arrangement of the reading room intended for the children is remarkable. I cannot see how a child could not develop the taste of reading in such an environment.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 7, 2014 via mobile

I visit this library at least once per month & am pleased to state that it has become a city landmark. It's librarians and staff/support are friendly and compassionate towards the patrons. The reading material, computer lab and various meeting rooms are a great benefit for all to use & enjoy. Lastly, the physical space has been refurbished and is... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

the building is small but contains a good collection. The staff is excellent. Always a computer available Lots of children's events and movies. Lots of cd's to borrow. Also, if you reserve a book it usually is available within 2/3 days.

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Address: Address: 814 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53233
Phone Number: 414 286 3000
Location: United States  >  Wisconsin (WI)  >  Milwaukee

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