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Benjamin Franklin Awards

Important Update about the Benjamin Franklin Awards Celebration
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Anthony Doerr, author of Cloud Cuckoo Land, in conversation with Quan Barry - a ticketed virtual Boswell event

Mark your calendar on October 13 for a virtual event with author Anthony Doerr, presenting his new book Cloud Cuckoo Land.
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Support the Covid-19 Relief Fund

Help us bridge the digital divide and provide internet access to our community members who need it most.
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Add Your Name and Support Your Good Hope Branch Neighbors

The Good Hope Branch is now open! There’s still time to support and add your name to the community wall.
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Our Mission

The mission of the Milwaukee Public Library Foundation is to provide essential support through private contributions for books, materials, programs, and library facilities to ensure the Milwaukee Public Library's continued standing as a great library responsive to community needs.

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More than 90% of 6,000 annual library programs are funded entirely through private donor support. You help the library inspire lifelong learning to improve lives and contribute to a strong Milwaukee.

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