Children's Services Department


summer 2018




Click HERE to access our online summer reading program, Wandoo Reader.


Keep track of all of the books you read this summer


Participate in online challenges. 


Maybe even earn some cool prizes!





Special Programs



1,0001,000 Books BOOKS BEFORE KINDERGARTEN presents EDWARD LEONARD’S SILLY-SING-A-LONG. Saturday, June 16 at 10:30am Enjoy a high energy and interactive good time with popular children’s musician Edward Leonard. Let’s get moving to the rhythm of becoming lifelong readers! If you haven’t joined 1,000BB4K yet, starter packs will be available with a free book and reading log to help your child on their way to 1,000 books! This is an early literacy initiative funded by the Friends of Milford Library.








DJ RED SUPREME DANCE PARTY WORKSHOP with Austin Dailey.  Monday June 18 at 1pm.  Kick off your summer reading with this high-energy dance party.  Learn easy-to-follow moves and show off your skills in this fun interactive program.  For ages 5 and up.  Space is limited.


MAGICIAN JUSTIN MAZZ Wednesday July 11 at 2:30pm.  A magic show for the whole family!


GARDEN OF BEATS Friday July 13 at 2pm.  Bring the whole family to participate in a communal drumming experience.  Drums and percussion provided for all.


CARTOONING WORKSHOP WITH ARTIST CHRIS BROWN Monday July 16 at 10:30am.  For ages 7 and up. If you love to draw and are into graphic novels and comics, artist Christopher Brown will be here to help you improve your skills.  Tell your stories through your art! Register at the library or call us at 203-783-3312.


MOVIES ROCK!- THE GREATEST SHOWMAN Wednesday July 25 st 2pm.  The muscial story of Connecticut's own PT Barnum and his amazing circus, set to an even more amazing soundtrack.  Join us for a free family showing and come sing along.  rated PG


MUSICIANS OF THE SUN:  A THEATER WORKSHOP Thursday July 26 at 1pm for ages 4-6 and 2pm for ages 7-10.  Re-tell the classic Aztec myth and help free the musicians being held captive by the Sun.  Drama games, costumes and a part for everyone.  Space is limited.  Register at the library or call us at 203-783-3312.


SOUND EXPLORERS Monday July 30 at 11am.  For ages 5 and up.  make your own instruments from recycled materials, unique sound science, "sound stories" and other activities. Space is limited.  Register at the library or call us at 203-783-3312.


READING ROCKS WITH PETE THE CAT (and Al DeCant!) Wednesday August 8 at 10:30amIt's everyone's favorite "singing principal"!  Come on down for a rockin' good time!


MOVIES ROCK!- SING! Wednesday August 15 at 2pm.  The story of a koala who stages an all-animal singing competition to save his beloved theater. Join us for a free family showing and come sing along. rated PG



Preschool Storytimes for ages 3 and up every Tuesday and Wednesday at 10:30am through June 12.

Our regular weekly Preschool Storytimes will begin again Tuesday September 11 and Wednesday September 12.


pirate shipSPECIAL STORYTIME  EVENT! Wednesday June 6 at 10:30am Celebrate Milford’s upcoming Pirate Weekend with a special storytime with Milford’s own Captain Kidd, Brian Smith.  Come dressed in your pirate gear!


Summer Storytimes Tuesdays June 19-July 10 at 10:30am for ages 3 and up with a caregiver.


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.


summer 2018

Readers to Eaters sponsored by the Walnut Beach Farmers Market Tuesday July 17 and August 14 at 10:30am.  Storytimes all about growing food and minds. 

Children's Programs
brick building clubLEGOreg trademark BUILD-A-THON Tuesday June 5, July 3 and August 7 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 June 12, July 10 and August 14 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 Wednesday June 27 at 11am  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 IS FULL..


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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