Why Does the Milwaukee Zoo Have a Library?

Apr 10, 2018

On last week's Bubbler Talk, we visited the library at the Milwaukee County Zoo to learn whether visitors to the zoo, years ago, were really allowed to feed marshmallows to the polar bears (and other animals).  Turns out, the answer was yes.

But a question emerged from that story: Why the heck does the Milwaukee County Zoo have a library, anyway? 

It's National Library Week, so we thought we were overdue (library humor!) in telling the tale.

Lake Effect's Mitch Teich sat down with Mary Kazmierczak, librarian and information specialist for the Milwaukee County Zoo and the Zoological Society of Milwaukee, to learn about the zoo's library: