Street Address

3920 North Murray Avenue
Shorewood, Wisconsin

Phone

(414) 847-2670

Email

Shorewood@mcfls.org

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Library Hours

  • Sunday
    Closed Sundays through Labor Day
  • Monday
    9:30am - 8:00pm
  • Tuesday
    9:30am - 8:00pm
  • Wednesday
    9:30am - 8:00pm
  • Thursday
    9:30am - 8:00pm
  • Friday
    9:30am - 6:30pm
  • Saturday
    10:00am - 3:30pm

Friends of the Library

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From the Friends: 100 Years as Shorewood, with a Library!

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As our village celebrates 100 years of being named Shorewood, the Friends of the Shorewood Public Library look back at the 114-year history of the Shorewood Library. The library had humble beginnings in 1903, when our village was called the Village of East Milwaukee, and has grown to be the busy, modern resource it is today. 

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From the Friends: Celebrate National Library Week as Budget Proposes Eliminating Federal Funding

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First held in 1958, National Library Week is an observance sponsored by the American Library Association (ALA) and libraries across the country each April. It is a time to celebrate the contributions of our nation's libraries and librarians and to promote library use and support. All types of libraries - school, public, academic and special - participate. "Libraries Transform" is the theme of National Library Week in 2017, but here at Shorewood we are also celebrating National Poetry Month, so have taken the theme "Ode to Libraries."

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Read what your Friends are reading: LFL edition

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Join the ranks of people around the world who are reading books from Little Free Libraries (LFLs). The international Little Free Library organization recently reached 50,000 registered libraries worldwide.  Many are in areas that do not have access to public libraries, but many, like those in Shorewood, supplement a robust public library. In addition, LFLs promote walking and community interaction.  Some libraries are dedicated to a family member who loves to read.  Some have themes such as children’s books.

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