Milford Public Library

 
HOLIDAY BOOK SALE

The Friends of the Library are hosting a special Holiday Book Sale! Featuring gift-quality books, refreshments and holiday music!
Thursday, December 8, 6:00-9:00pm
Friday, December 9, 9:30am - 12:30pm

PROGRAMS
Bach's Christmas Oratorio - A Musical Lecture
Jeffrey Engels, adjunct professor at Northwestern Community College, will present excerpts from one of Bach's most popular choral works, The Christmas Oratorio. Engels will discuss the oratorio, as well as explain why much of Bach's music languished in obscurity after his death.  Monday, November 28 at 7:00pm
Technology Talk: The Sharing Economy
Hear how sharing sites such as uber or airbnb are changing the way we travel, vacation, etc. Wednesday, November 30 at 6:00pm
Adult Craft: Felt Christmas Ornaments
All supplies provided.  Space is limited. Please call 203-783-3292 to register. Thursday, December 1 at 2:00pm
3D Printed Jewelry Class
Make necklaces and bracelets using trinkets printed on our 3D printer! Ages 8-100, but children aged 8-12 must be accompanied by an adult. Registration is required; call 203-783-3292 or email milfordbrainstation@gmail.com. Saturday, December 3 at 2:00pm
Genealogy: The use of DNA in genealogy research
Join genealogist Greg Thompson for a discussion on the use of DNA in researching your roots. Monday, December 5 at 1:00pm.
Technology: The Internet of Things
Join the discussion and learn howtechnology drives our interconnected world.  Tuesday, December 6 at 11:00am
Cookies & Coloring for Grown-Ups
Enjoy good conversation, relaxing music and snacks. Need we say more? Tuesday, December 6 at 6:30pm
Brainstation  - The Hour of Code
Join along as millions of people around the world, of all ages, try their hand at coding. In simple block style code, make Elsa from Frozen ice skate, move BB-8 around his Star Wars environment, and create different levels in Minecraft. This one hour introduction to computer science is designed to demystify "code" and show that anyone can learn how to do it! Drop-In for a few minutes, or stay for an hour!  All ages.Saturday, December 10, 10:00am - 1:00pm
Author Michael Clark: Milford Then & Now
Milford Then & Now, is a pictorial history full of old photos and postcards of every corner of Milford, with a modern photo included to record the changes over time.  The book is being released December 5, just in time for holiday giving! Saturday, December 10 at 3:00pm
A Child's Christmas in Wales
By popular demand, local actor Colin Lane will perform a dramatic reading of Dylan Thomas' holiday favorite. Accompanied on accordian by Rebecca Zaretsky. Sunday, December 11 at 2:00pm
The Coastal Chordsmen
Welcome the holiday season with a performance by the Coastal Chordmen, a barbershop style chorus. The Trumbull-based chorus will perform a variety of holiday favorites guaranteed to enchant the whole family! Tuesday, December 13 at 7:00pm 
Technology:  Learn to use Overdrive to Download E-Books
The Milford Public Library has many free e-books ready to download to your personal device.  Learn how to search for, reserve and download titles - no purchase price and no late fees! Wednesday, December 21 at 6:00pm
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, December 8 at 10:00am
The Mistletoe Inn by Richard Paul Evans

Evening Book Group:
Tuesday, December 20 at 7:00pm
In the Unlikely Event by Judy Blume

Classic Book Discussion:
Thursday, December 22 at 10:00am
The Haunted House by Charles Dickens

 

Join us at the Library for these festive features!
December 6:
The Family Stone

December 13:
Noel

December 20:
It's a Wonderful Life

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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