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

Honoring Milwaukee Public Library Heroes for supporting our community during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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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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A Message from the Executive Director

We know this is a difficult time for many of you as information is changing rapidly. Though we are unsure of what lies ahead in the coming weeks or months, we can assure you we remain committed...
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Add Your Name and Support Your Good Hope Branch Neighbors

Read about the new library coming to Good Hope Road and how your support will be recognized for a lifetime on the community donor 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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