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MCFLS Office & Operations



Below is information on how to contact each MCFLS member library during off hours. Off hours here refers to after 5:00pm Monday-Friday, and before the library's opening on Saturday/Sunday. 

BROWN DEER The private internal number 414-371-2960 may be called. It is usually used by staff to call in and may be used by others to contact us when we are not open. The other numbers to know are reference: 414-371-2969 and the Library Director's office: 414-371-2965.
CUDAHY The nonpublic phone number is 414-769-2246.
FRANKLIN The Library Director’s line and voice mail is 414-427-7545. The phone number that staff may leave a message on is 414-427-7546.
GREENDALE This number 414-423-2136 is always answered when staff are in the building.
GREENFIELD Call 414-543-6628 which does not go through the answering machine. It is a number for library staff & is non-public.
HALES CORNERS Use the nonpublic phone number 414-529-6152. The library expects staff from other libraries or from MCFLS to use this number. After getting the "the library is closed" message, the caller can press 20 and the call will then go through to the Library Director's desk. If no answer, the caller has the option of leaving a message or pressing 0 which forwards the call on to the Information Desk phone.

For Central - phone any of the administrative staff listed on the phone card. For MPL Neighborhood libraries use the italics numbers also on the phone card.

MPL Neighborhood Library staff are to call the Central Library Call Director who will as needed call the MCFLS off hours number above.
NORTH SHORE Call 414-351-3365 – when the voice mail picks up, press “888” – the call will ring through.
OAK CREEK Anytime, Monday through Saturday: 414-766-7900 and press "0" when prompted.
If no one answers, please leave a message.
The library is closed on Sunday, year round. 
SHOREWOOD The phone that is answered when we are closed is 414-847-2673 and is a non-public number.
SOUTH MILWAUKEE The number is 414-768-8197.
ST. FRANCIS This number 414-481-7323 is always answered when staff are in the building.
WAUWATOSA Staff may call the Library Director's office which is 414-471-8487.
WEST ALLIS The number to call is 414-302-8534. Staff are typically available to answer the phone from 8:30 am till 9pm. There is also voice mail available through that number.
WHITEFISH BAY 414-755-6520 to reach staff before hours and to avoid voicemail.