Milford Public Library

 
PROGRAMS
Adult Craft: Origami Boxes
All materials and instruction provided. Class size is limited; please register at 203-783-3292. Thursday, November 2 at 2:00pm.
Preschool Showcase
Milford preschools will share information about their programs, including their philosophy, curriculum, registration information and fees. Parents will have the opportunity to meet the staff and ask questions that will be helpful to them as they navigate preschool selections and options. Sponsored by Kids Count of Milford.  Call Peggy Kelly at 203-783-3627 with any questions. Saturday, November 4 from 11:00am-1:00pm 
A Cole Porter Afternoon
Spend your Sunday afternoon in the fabulous world of Cole Porter, a musical genius whose life took him around the the world from Broadway to Hollywood. The Julie Harris Trio will tell his story, enhanced by his music, with hits such as Night and Day and Begin the Beguine. Sunday, November 5 at 2:00pm. Note: the Library is open ONLY for this special event.

 
Genealogy
A  drop-in group that explores different genealogy tools each month.
Be sure to check out our online genealogy resources, including Ancestry.com!   Monday, November 6 at 1:00pm.
Cookies & Coloring for Grown-Ups
Join us for a relaxing evening with soothing music, lots of coloring sheets and cookies! The Friends of Milford Library supply the markers, colored pencils, crayons, and designs. Bring your creativity!  Tuesday, November 7 at 6:30pm
The Affordable Care Act - Still Here!
Independent insurance agent Trish Pearson  will lead the discussion on the changes to the Affordable Care Act. She will cover both plan options as well as subsidies - bring your questions! Wednesday, November 8 at 2:00pm
Painting with Photography
Attention amateur photographers! Learn how to turn your flash light into a paint brush with a live demonstration by Milford Photo's Jess Thompson. Using a common interchangeable lens camera and home flashlight, Thompson will reveal basic techniques for stunning, hand-lit, table top images. Wednesday, November 8 at 7:00pm
Young at Heart Bell and Chime Chorus
These seniors from Black Rock Congregational Church perform with handbells and chimes, and the group offers a varied repertoire of hymns, old standards, and holiday favorites. This yearly favorite show will have you tapping your toes and singng along! Thursday, November 9 at 2:00pm
Divorce, Simply Stated - Author Larry Sarezky
Fairfield, CT divorce attorney and mediator Larry Sarezky has won a 2017 National Indie Excellence Award for his family law how-to book, Divorce, Simply Stated. Learn tips to maximize results while minimizing expense, worry and acrimony. The author presents guidance for family, freinds, clergy and others helping their loved ones go through a divorce.
Thursday, November 9 at 7:00pm
Author Visit - The Last Mrs. Parrish
Local author Lynne Constantine and her sister, Valerie, have collaborated on a thriller published by HarperCollins, titled The Last Mrs. Parrish. The book is a mesmerizing psychological thriller about a woman who worms her way into the lives of a wealthy golden couple from CT. Copies of the book will be available for purchase (cash or check only). Saturday, November 11 at 2:00pm.
CANCELED -Technology program: The Internet of Things
Many household electronics today come with built in CPUs and radios allowing them to connect to the internet. Discover the available options, and determine what might make your home a smarter home! From lights that turn on and off as you come and go, to coffee pots that remind you to fill them, and much more!
Tuesday, November 14 at 11:00am
Are You Sleeping?
Beth Capobianco, from VNA Community Healthcare, will present tips on how to get a restful night's sleep, the potential causes for sleepless nights and when to seek help. Wednesday, November 15 at 2:00pm
Golden Age of Hollywood Musicals
Author and film historian Max Alvarez takes you on a whirlwind journey (featuring unforgettable film highlights) through the amazing screen work of Busby Berkeley, Gene Kelly, the Nicholas Brothers, Fred Astaire, Eleanor Powell and other filmdom song-and-dance legends of the '30s, '40s, and '50s.  Wednesday, November 15 at 7:00pm.
Diabetes Workshop - What you Need to Know
Maureen Devlin, registered dietitian/nutritionist and Certified Diabetes Educator, will discuss what the disease is, causes, blood sugar numbers, complications, nutrition and exercise. Tuesday, November 28 at 7:00pm 
Recharge for the holidays with Qigong
Take some time for yourself during this fun, but hectic, season to recharge, renew and lower your stress. Connie Goebel, founder of Be HeartWired, will lead us through a demonstration of Qigong, a 5,000 year old Chinese mind-body practice that uses breath and gentle movement to heal and cultivate "life energy". Wednesday, November 29 at 7:00pm
Technology - Veracrypt
Learn how to encrypt a container with VeraCrypt. Choose from an array of major ciphers such as AES, Serpent, and Twofish, or use cascade encryption. VeraCrypt can also be used to create encrypted hidden volumes! Thursday, November 30 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, November 9 at 10:00am
Years by LaVyrle Spencer

Evening Book Group:
Tuesday, November 21 at 7:00pm
When All the Girls Have Gone by Jayne Ann Krentz

Classic Book Discussion:
Thursday, November 30 at 10:00am
Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov

 

Join us for these dramas all set in WWII
October 31:
Empire of the Sun

Get in the holiday spirit with these festive features!
November 7:
Planes, Trains and Automobiles

November 14:
Pieces of April

November 21:
Home for the Holidays

November 28:
Grumpy Old Men

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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