2020 Virtual Benjamin Franklin Awards Celebration, Thursday, October 01, 2020

Congratulations to this year’s Benjamin Franklin Award Winners, the Milwaukee Public Library Heroes!
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COVID-19 Relief Fund

Milwaukee Public Library Foundation has developed the COVID-19 Relief Fund to support the library’s innovative recovery programs for the community in response to the pandemic – especially for our most vulnerable neighbors.
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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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Understanding our impact

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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