Children's Services Department

Children's Department Special Events

 PIRATE ISLAND Wednesday September 19 at 2:30pm.  Join children’s author Katie L. Carroll for an afternoon of family fun with the One City, One Story presentation of her middle grade adventure novel PIRATE ISLAND (ages 8-12). Learn about the local pirate lore that inspired the story, win a prize at the fishing game, snap a picture at the photo booth, and get inspired with a writing prompt. There will be signed books for sale and refreshments.

Pride Storytime

 PRIDE STORYTIME Saturday, October 6, 2018 from 10:30-11:30am. Join us for an all-ages storytimes to celebrate love and pride as we read stories about all different kinds of love and families! Draw your family on our Family Pride banner and make a fun craft.

Edward Leonard

SILLY SING-A-LONG with Edward Leonard Thursdays October 11, November 8 and December 13 at 6:30pm. Enjoy some high energy and interactive family time with popular children’s musician Edward Leonard. Sing, dance, and act silly with guitars, drums, and grab bag full of musical surprises. Great for ages 5 and under. Registration begins the first of each month.


ALARMINGLY AWESOME AFTER-HOURS LIBRARY LOCK-IN Friday October 12 from 6pm-9:30pm. Celebrate Halloween after-hours at the library! Children ages 9-13 are invited for a spooktacular evening after our doors are locked! Enjoy pizza, friends, spooky stories, fun activities, and hide & seek in the book stacks! The library is all yours for this special event! Register by calling 203-783-3312. Space is limited. Permission slip must be filled out and signed prior to event. Pizza donated by Bella Napoli - Milford. This program is FULL. Another session coming soon!

Chemistry Week

CHEMISTRY OUTSIDE THE BOX Saturday October 27 from 11am-1pm, courtesy of the American Chemical Society.  Stop by the program room and explore the world of chemical reactions and transformations with hands-on activities.


Preschool Storytimes for ages 3 and up every Tuesday and Wednesday at 10:30am


Toddler Times for ages 2 and under every Thursday at 10am and 11am.


Starry Night Stories for ages 3 and up Wednesday June 20, July 18 and August 15 at 6:30pm.


Children's Programs
brick building clubLEGOreg trademark BUILD-A-THON Tuesday September 4, October 2 and November 6 from 6pm-7pm  Ages 5 and up.  The Library will provide the Lego bricks, you provide the imagination!  Creations cannot be taken home. Not affiliated with LEGOreg trademark Corps.
chessCHESS CLUB Tuesday September 11, October 9 and November 13 from 6:30-7:30pm  For grades K-12 of all skill levels.  Sponsored by Milford's Promise and the Milford Police Union.  Chess sets provided or bring your own. Registration required. 
Cooking with Shop-RiteCOOKING CLASS with SHOP-RITE OF MILFORD Thursday October 18 at 6:30pm  For kids ages 5 and up.  No stove?  No problem!  make some yummy food with Shop-Rite's retail dietician.  Space is limited.  Registration required. REGISTRATION will begin Monday October 1.


For more information about Library programs, call us at 203-783-3312 or click here for a listing of more events and to get our calendar sent directly to your inbox.


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