Milford Public Library

 
The Friends of the Library

HOLIDAY BOOK SALE

Beautiful, pristine, gift-worthy books on a wide variety of subjects, favorite fiction and non-fiction authors,and a large selection of special books to delight children and young adults. 
Hardcover and trade books ~ $2.00
Children’s books ~ $1.00
CDs ~ $1.00.
Friday, December 8: 1:00 - 5:00pm
Saturday, December 9: 10:00am - 3:00pm

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

PROGRAMS
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
Brain Station Activity: Holiday Craft
Create a festive holiday ornament to take home. Ages 7-12. Registration required at milfordbrainstation@gmail.com or call 203-783-3292.  Saturday, December 2, 3:00-4:00pm
A Child's Christmas in Wales
Colin Lane and Rebecca Zaretsky will perform Dylan Thomas' masterpiece, A Child's Christmas in Wales. This heartwarming tale takes us back to Wales at the beginning of the 20th century and views the holiday scenes through a child's eyes. Funny, warm and nostalgic - perfect for ushering in the holiday season. Sunday, December 3 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, December 4 at 1:00pm.
The Coastal Chordsmen
Welcome the holiday season with a barbershop-style performance by this Trumbull based chorus.  Enjoy a variety of holiday favorites guaranteed to enchant the entire family. Tuesday, December 5 at 7:00pm
Adult Craft: Holiday Table Decor 
Cheery felt stockings to hold your holiday cutlery! All materials and instruction provided. Class size is limited; please register at 203-783-3292. Thursday, December 7 at 2:00pm.
A Jazzy Christmas - The Bob Kolb Trio
Experience the holidays in a different way with the jazz sounds of the Bob Kolb Trio. The trio will delight you with the cool sounds of traditional jazz, adding a twist to your favorite holiday songs. Sunday, December 10 at 2:00pm Note:  The Library is open ONLY for this special event.

 
Technology: Amazon Prime
Learn how Amazon Prime works and how it can benefit you, including free two-day shipping for eligible purchases, unlimited streaming of movies and TV shows, unlimited photo storage, and the ability to borrow books from the Kindle Owners' Lending Library
. Tuesday, December 12 at 11:00am
The Nutcracker - Lincoln Center at the Movies
Experience the wonder of this iconic production of a holiday classic, shown on the big screen in our Program Room. In the New York City Ballet’s famously extravagant staging, Balanchine’s stunning choreography shines amidst awe-inspiring set pieces, ornate costumes, and grand one-of-a-kind visual effects, like the one-ton Christmas tree that grows to an astonishing 40 feet. All ages. Thursday, December 28 at 2:00pm.
   
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 14 at 10:00am
The Mischief of the Mistletoe by Lauren Willig

Evening Book Group:
Tuesday, Decemebr 19 at 7:00pm
The Little Red Chairs by Edna O'Brien

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

Thursday, December 28 at 10:00am
The Chimes by Charles Dickens

 

Get in the holiday spirit with these festive features!
November 28:
Grumpy Old Men

December 5:
Love Actually

December 12:
Little Fockers

December 19:
It's a Wonderful Life

December 26:
The Family Stone

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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