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Milwaukee Public Library

814 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53233-2309
+1 414-286-3000
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traditional building

The external of the center library looks great, like a traditional building, inside is large, and... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
United States
Spacious, lovely, and friendly staff. Helpful bus information.

This big, beautiful old-style city library is great. Staff is helpful and has bus routes for the... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2017
Kristin B
Lander, Wyoming
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  • Excellent73%
  • Very good19%
  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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814 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI 53233-2309
+1 414-286-3000
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

The external of the center library looks great, like a traditional building, inside is large, and with a large corner for the kids, children library. It also offer some classes for kids regularly.

Thank ELKW
Reviewed 11 September 2017

This big, beautiful old-style city library is great. Staff is helpful and has bus routes for the whole city - the only place in Milwaukee I could find with complete bus schedules. The collection seems fun. The structure is pretty. It is not overrun by...More

Thank Kristin B
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

I could not believe how beautiful the entrance was! If you want to see some beautiful Italian style architecture and mosaic floors, you must see this place!

Thank Rebecca B
Reviewed 1 July 2017

I use Zablocki Library at least once a week. I reserve movies and books online and have them delivered here. Huge selection and very convenient.

Thank NJCasey
Reviewed 30 March 2017

This building is fantastic! Just stroll through and be sure to go upstairs and down to see it all. Very nice helpful people work there also and there is a coffee shop/ book selling area with good muffins and various food stuffs. It is also...More

Thank Penguinlvr59
Reviewed 11 February 2017

This is a beautiful building everyone should visit and appreciate. The library carries books, art, information, research, computers, and nice people that will direct you and help you. It even has a drive through!

Thank traveler53092
Reviewed 17 October 2016

This library is one of the most beautiful I've visited. It's such a beautiful, historic building with an amazing mosaic floor in the entry.

Thank racornett
Reviewed 12 September 2016

I love the "downtown" (Central) library. The kids' section has grown and is lots of fun. It's a huge place with lots of reference items, meeting rooms, computers to use, etc. There's a coffee shop inside, too.

Thank Elysse C
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Love the Library for my little ones. It welcomes everyone with a light show and quotes. Made it easier to leave with the light show to distract the little ones that they were leaving. Inside was filled with incredible books and interactive spaces to live...More

Thank chispadedios77
Reviewed 14 August 2016

Very beautiful building. Only lowered rating because...well, it's a library and we like to sit down to read. There are literally no comfortable chairs in the library designed for leisure reading. Only hard wooden chairs for research-type reading.

Thank sjp246travel
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