Milwaukee Public Library Employee Reviews

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Excellent Place to meet the commuity
Library Circulation Aide (Former Employee) –  Milwaukee, WIJanuary 6, 2015
A typical day at work would be to check in books and make sure that patrons receive the books that they are looking for. The time management was very great and they worked great with your schedule. The Co-Workers were all nice and it was like one big happy family working there. The Hardest Part of the job was having patrons yell at you and throwing material at you because they were upset about their book fines.I enjoyed watching children read books and being able to identify numbers and animals.
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Fun workplace
Voluteer Tutor (Former Employee) –  Milwaukee, WIApril 9, 2014
its a great to experience an atmosphere that's quiet and peaceful.
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Good pay, Bad management
City Laborer (Former Employee) –  Milwaukee, WIOctober 28, 2013
The pay is great and work is generally easy. However, some supervisors can make easy work difficult with bad attitudes.
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A great way to complete my Master's degree
Archives fieldwork (Former Employee) –  internistJune 22, 2013
This was internship in partial fulfillment of my MLIS (Master of Library and Information Science) degree. The internship involved a lot of varied responsibilities, but the most interest portion was entering and cataloging a lot of archival material regarding to historical shipwrecks on the Great Lakes.

The internship was mostly individual work, and very detailed activities, as well. I learned a great deal about original cataloging, and the specific software needed to do this.
Pros
working with some great professionals
Cons
irregular hours
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Where is it?
Independent Researcher (Current Employee) –  Milwaukee, WIMarch 21, 2012
Every book that I searched for and did not search for was found at the Milwaukee Puclic Library.
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