Milford Public Library

 

NEW LIBRARY HOURS
Effective July 3, 2017
ALL Departments

Monday: 10:00am - 5:00pm
Tuesday: 10:00am - 8:30pm
Wednesday: 10:00am - 8:30pm
Thursday: 10:00am - 8:30pm
Friday: 1:00pm - 5:00pm
Saturday: 10:00am - 5:00pm

ADULT SUMMER READING PROGRAM!
Summer reading isn't just for kids!
From June 19th to August 12, visit the LIbrary and tell us the setting - real or fictional - of a printed/audio/e-book you experienced.  Each form you fill out gives you a chance to win weekly prizes! Don't forget to check out our wall map to see where our books take us! Let's connect...and build a better world!
PROGRAMS
Adult Craft: Paper Flower Pins
Make a beautiful summertime pin to wear on your hat or lapel!  All materials and instruction provided. Class size is limited.  Please call 203-783-3292 to reserve your spot! Thursday, June 1 at 2:00pm
Genealogy: Show and Tell
Join presenter Greg Thompson for this monthly series exploring different genealogy topics. Monday, June 5 at 1:00pm
Ask A Lawyer: Legal  Workshop with the Milford Bar Association
Lawyers from the Milford Bar Association  will offer Free Legal Informational consults,15-20 minutes in length, to participants who wish to discuss a general legal topic and thereafter be provided with referrals to legal services, other agencies, a private attorney, or useful legal website should you wish to do your own research.  Interested parties are asked to contact Walter Sawicki at (203) 647-2009 to schedule a time slot or you may attend  on a walk-in basis. Saturday, June 10 at 10:00am
Technology: Using Evernote to Capture and Share Ideas
Learn about this versatile note taking app.  Evernote captures everything from webpages to photos and text, so that you have easy access when you need it later on.
Tuesday, June 13 at 11:00am
Strategies for a Tax Free Retirement
Michael Alimo, a veteran financial advisor with more than 17 years of experience, will offer a seminar on preparing for retirement with an attainable savings and investment plan. Tuesday, June 13 at 7:00pm Retirement Program Canceled
Hiking the Appalachian Trail
Sam Ducharme, retired K9 Officer and CT resident, journeyed from Georgia to Maine, hiking the Appalachian Trail. Sam will share his 6 month journey, recounting tales of wildlife and people he met, hardships he endured and the beauty he discovered. Wednesday, June 14 at 6:30pm (Parking may be limited; please consider parking at Lisman's Landing)
Brain Station: Summer Solstice Craft
Make decorative suns out of recycled paper towel rolls.  Each participant must bring three empty paper towel rolls. Ages 6-Adult (13 and under must be accompanied by an adult).  Class size is limited; please register at 203-783-3292. Wednesday, June 21 from 11:00am-1:00pm
Technology: Twitter - News and Social Networking
 If you don’t know a tweet from a hashtag, and would like to learn more about using Twitter, this workshop is for you! Connect with your friends, and other fascinating people. Get in-the-moment updates on the things that interest you. And watch events unfold, in real time, from every angle with Twitter.Wednesday, June 21 at 6:00pm
Solarize Milford
Milford has been selected to participate in an award-winning residential solar program that makes going solar easy and affordable. Learn about the program, meet the solar installer, hear about financing options and see if solar is a good option for you! Find more information at SolarcizeCT.com/Milford.Tuesday, June 27 at 7:00pm.
Adult Craft: Paper Mosaics
This workshop will teach you how to create a mosaic effect using paper. Complete instructions and materials included.  Please call 203-783-3292 to register.  Thursday, July 6 at 2:00pm
Brain Station: Ozobot Robots with Mathnasium of Milford
Kids will use programming and colored markers to design their own fun course for the Ozobot to follow. AGES 7-12. Registration required; Please call the Reference Department:at  203-783-3292. Saturday, July 15 from 1:00-2:30pm
The Sweet History of PEZ®
A family program with author Shawn Peterson, company archivist and historian at PEZ® Candy in Orange, CT. Hear the story of this local pop-culture treasure. Books will be available for sale. Tuesday, July 18 at 6:30pm
   
Calling All Crafters!
The Library hosts both a Needlepoint Guild and a Knitting/Quilting Group. Bring your work in progress and chat with fellow crafters.
Needlepoint Guild: Meets the first Wednesday of every month at 10:00am.
Knitters & Quilters: Meet every Friday at 1:00pm.

Exploration! The Brain Station
Open hours when everyone is welcome to pop into our makerspace to see what we're up to!
Email milfordbrainstation@gmail.com or visit our Brain Station web page for more information

Book Discussion Groups     Tuesday Movies

Romance Book Group:
Thursday, July 13 at 10:00am
Lady Claire is All That by Maya Rodale

Evening Book Group:
Tuesday, June 20 at 7:00pm
New England White by Stephen L. Carter

Tuesday, July 11 at 7:00pm
Ink and Bone by LIsa Unger

Tuesday, July 25 at 7:00pm
The Sentry by Robert Crais

Classic Book Discussion:
Thursday, June 29 at 10:00am
Down and Out in Paris and London by George Orwell

Thursday, July 27 at 10:00am
A Bell for Adano by John Hersey

 

June is local movie month! All June movies were filmed in CT!
 June 6:
Hope Springs (Guilford)

June 13:
Mystic Pizza (Mystic/Stonington)

June 20:
Amistad (New Haven)

June 27:
Strangers on a Train (Danbury)

July is New Releases Month!
July 11:
La La Land

July 18:
Fences

July 25:
Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
 

All movies begin at 2:00pm
Free popcorn!

Thank you to the Friends of the Milford Library for generously funding our programs.

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