Children's Services Department

Welcome to the Milford Public Library's Children's Department!


Call us if you have any questions or to register for a program * 203-783-3312




April Vacation Special Events


Turtle Talk * Monday April 16 at 2:30pm


Did you know CT is home to 12 different species of turtles?  Meet state-permitted wildlife rehabilitator Pam Meier as she introduces you to some of Connecticut's chelonian friends.  Learn how to identify different species and genders, what to do (and not do) if you should find one, what rehabbing these ancient reptiles is all about and how you can help.



Irish Dance program  Pirate Island Book Party * Tuesday April 17 from 2pm-4pm


   Join children's author Katie L. Carroll for an afternoon of fun to celebrate her middle grade adventure novel, Pirate Island.  Learn about the local pirate lore that inspired the story, win a prize at the fishing game and snap a pic at the photo booth.  Signed books for sale  and refreshments.




Jill Kubeck  Singing in the Rain Music and Movement * Wednesday April 18 at 10:30am


An interactive program with musician and performer, Jill Kubeck. Active and engaging, stimulating music and movement will encourage and inspire children to unleash the power of their imaginations, develop confidence and self-esteem.  



EaEarth Dayrth Day Activities * Thursday April 19 at 2pm


  For ages 4 and up.  Join us for a storytime, yoga activities- courtesy of WalkAbout Yoga.  Visit our Tinkergarten Craft Center to plant seeds courtesy of River Crest Farm.  Weather permitting, Steve Johnson, Milford's open space agent, will lead a hike through Wilcox Park behind the Library.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.  Registration is required for this program



dog safetyDog Safety with Molly, the Therapy Dog * Friday April 20 at 2pm


 Children in grades K and up are invited to get to know Molly, a Pet Partners certified therapy dog, along with her owner Chris Cook, and learn all about the safe way to meet new dogs.





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 March 21 and April 18 at 6:30pm.

Children's Programs
brick building clubLEGOreg trademark BUILD-A-THON Tuesday April 3 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.
Music TogetherMUSIC TOGETHER RESCHEDULED Thursday April 12 at 6:15pm An interactive caregiver and child program for ages 0-5.  All abilities welcome.  Space is limited.  Registration required.
Chess ClubCHESS CLUB Tuesday Aptil 10 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 April 19 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.


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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