Children, Families & Adults

Milwaukee Public Library Foundation is an important partner in building and strengthening skills for literacy: your donor support helps Milwaukee Public Library provide a wide range of lifelong learning programs that span from babies learning pre-literacy skills to seniors learning how to face the challenges of aging.


Neighborhood Stability


Milwaukee Public Library Foundation helps to build strong neighborhoods: your donor support helps to strengthen and stabilize neighborhoods with safe, welcoming, and functional community spaces at the library that serve Milwaukee families, workforce, businesses and homebuyers.



Milwaukee Public Library Foundation helps prepare a workforce that is literate, knowledgeable and skilled: the foundation supports jobseekers, entrepreneurs and businesses with programs and services that provide education, certification, computer classes, business databases, and programs at the Library.


21st Century Innovation



Milwaukee Public Library Foundation is an important partner in Innovation: the foundation helps provide technology, makerspaces and creation stations in multi-use flexible spaces including a kitchen at the library—designed to support emerging technology and build pathways to new skills.