Central Library Branch

814 W. Wisconsin Ave.
Milwaukee, WI 53233

414-286-3000

Monday - Tuesday, 9 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Wednesday - Saturday, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Sunday - 1 to 5 p.m.  
(Closed Sundays May - Sept.)

Every day thousands of people of all ages visit the Central Library. They conduct research for work and school, browse the shelves for classics and bestsellers, and use computers to access information from the other side of town and the other side of the world—all with the assistance of knowledgeable and helpful staff.

The vast collections of the Central Library are used not only by the downtown population, but by the whole city and the greater Milwaukee area. Central Library also serves as a resource library for the state.

In addition, Central Library is the administrative headquarters for the Milwaukee Public Library system. This system also meets the needs of Milwaukee’s neighborhoods through 12 branch libraries and the community van.

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