Milford Public Library

 

**RESCHEDULE DATE: SUNDAY, MARCH 5 at 2:00pm** 

Milford Alderman and actor Frank Smith and his wife Diane will perform Love Lettersthe Pulitzer Prize finalist that is both touching and funny. It’s the story of a 50-year old correspondence between two childhood friends whose relationship weathers time and distance. Bring a copy of a favorite love letter to share and display at the library! We are sure you will enjoy this special pre-Valentine’s Day event!
 (Note: the Library is open ONLY for this special performance) 

PROGRAMS
Yale Science Diplomats: Big Bacteria, Big Pharma, Big Problems
How do antiobiotics work and and what role do they play in medicine, agriculture and history? Learn about prescriptions and drug resistance, public health issues and the role big pharmaceuticals and academia play.  The Yale Science Diplomats are a graduate student group from Yale University dedicated to science policy and communication. Monday, February 13 at 6:30pm
Regional Water Authority - Clean & Safe Water 
Learn how the Regional Water Authority delivers clean, safe water to your faucet! Thursday, February 23 at 2:00pm
An Afternoon with Gershwin
Spend a tuneful afternoon listening to the music of the Gershwin brothers! The Julie Harris Trio recounts the lives of the Gershwin brothers in song and narration. CDs will be available for sale.  Everyone is welcome to this free concert! Sunday, February 26 at 2:00pm (Note: the Library is open ONLY for this special performance)
Technology: the Hidden Abilities of Your Cell Phone
Learn some interesting things your phone can do! Tuesday, February 28 at 11:00am
Adult Craft - Coffee Filter Flowers
Our thoughts are turning to spring, although there’s still a chill in the air.   Why not brighten your home with these homemade beauties until the real blossoms show up? Materials and instructions provided.Register at 203-783-3292.
Thursday, March 2 at 2:00pm
Genealogy - Topic: New Haven Historical Society
Join genealogist Greg Thompson for this monthly genealogy workshop. Monday, March 6 at 1:00pm.
Cookies and Coloring for Grown-Ups
Enjoy good conversation, relaxing music and snacks. Need we say more? Tuesday, March 7 at 6:30pm
Connecticut Made - Author Cynthia Parzych
Local author and chef Cynthia Parzych's new book, Connecticut MAde, is a wealth of knowledge about local businesses, craftspeople and artisans.Wednesday, March 8 at 7:00pm
Western Novels - Author James Griffin
James Griffin, author of numerous Western novels, has been a student of the frontier West for a very long time.  He will discuss the western as a literary genre and do a live re-enactment from one of his novels. Monday, March 13 at 2:00pm
Yale Science Diplomats: Our Future in the Cosmos, Living Beyond Earth
Are you interested in space travel and the future? Graduate students from Yale will introduce the cutting edge science surrounding our relationship to other planets and beyond. Monday, March 13 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, March 9 at 10:00am
Born in Ice by Nora Roberts

Evening Book Group:
Tuesday, February 21 at 7:00pm
The Rocks by Peter Nichols

Tuesday, March 21 at 7:00pm
The Dig by John Preston

Classic Book Discussion:
Thursday, February 23 at 10:00am
Native Son by Richard Wright

Thursday, March 30 at 10:00am
The Prince by Niccolo Machiavelli

 

February Movies in honor of
Black History Month!

February 7:
Beasts of the Southern Wild

February 14:
Fruitvale Station

February 21:
Selma

February 28:
Ghosts of Mississippi

March Movies in honor of
Women's History Month!

March 7:
Fried Green Tomatoes

March 14:
Norma Rae

March 21:
Legally Blonde

March 28:
Loving

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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