The Martin Luther King Branch Library, a publicly funded and managed library and an affiliate library of the Madison Public Library (MPL), serves almost 600,000 residents in Milwaukee, a city in Wisconsin on Lake Michigan's western shore. The Martin Luther King Branch is only one of the 12 branches, plus the central library – MPL, plus the Dream Bus, with a total aggregated visits of more than 2.1 million and more than 163,000 registered borrowers, while the overall collection and services of MPL maintain almost 800,000 volumes and circulate almost four million items per year. Founded in 1971, it started as Locust Library. However, in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, it was re-dedicated and named Martin Luther King Library. A sizable collection of permanent art; some pertaining to Dr. King; a unique accordion book by Amos Paul Kennedy, Jr.; free Wi-Fi throughout the building; DVD movies for all ages as well as books on CD and non-fiction DVDs; printing, faxing, and scanning services are just a few of the features of the Martin Luther King Branch.

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Physical Address:
310 West Locust Street
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53212-2345


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