Eagle Scout Project - StoryWalk
Eagle Scout candidate Marco Buschauer, Troop 1 in Milford, is working on an exciting project to benefit the residents of Milford. Click HERE to learn all about his StoryWalk project!
|Clutter, Clutter Everywhere!|
Professional organizer Anita Taylor will show you the how and why of organizing all your stuff. Systems are the answer! Find easy solutions and simplify your life. Copies of her workbook, Anita's Book, will be available to purchase for $40.00 (cash only). Wednesday, November 28 at 7:00pm.
Small Business: One-on-One Advice from the SBA
|FoldIt: Solve Puzzles for Science |
FoldIt is a crowdsourcing scientific tool that doctors use for protein research. There are several such puzzle "games" free to play on the internet that help scientists with their research. Have fun while solving real world problems! Saturday, November 17 at 2:30pm
|Milford Author: Joe Garbus|
Former alderman Joe Garbus will sign copies of his memoir, Kid from Pinsk. Joe's family was sent to a slave labor camp during WWII and his journey to America was filled with hardship. Copies of the book will be available to purchase ($20.00 cash only). Tuesday, November 13 at 6:30pm.
|Climate Change and Milford: What the Future Holds in Store|
Join us for a community conversation about climate change and its impact on Milford and other coastal communities. Presented by Dr. Juliana Barrett and moderated by Emmeline Harrigan. Dr. Harrigan is an educator with the CT Sea Grant Program at UCONN, Avery Point, and Ms. Harrigan is the Assistant Planning Director for Fairfield. As a former Milford assistant city planner, Ms. Harrigan was involved in Milford's recovery following storms Irene and Sandy. Hosted by the Environmental Concerns Coalition and the Milford Public Library. Saturday, November 10 at 2:00pm.
|Homebuyer's Seminar: Findng the Right Sized Home|
If you are thinking of retiring or relocating, maybe downsizing could be the right next move for you, and SAVE you money! Join us to speak with professionals from Keller Williams Realty who will share their expertise to help ease the transition and simplify the tasks you’ll need to do. Saturday, November 10, 10:30am-12:00pm.
|Digital Security: Defending your Accounts, Devices and Anonymity |
Hacking effected nearly half of all Americans last year and cost businesses nearly half a billion dollars. Learn what you can do to better protect your online accounts, devices, and privacy. We will discuss types of threats, encryption schemes, strong and unique passwords, two-factor authentication, Tor/VPNs, and more. Learn methods to better secure your online presence and devices, and ways to better protect your privacy in today's digital environments. Thursday, November 8 at 7:00pm
|Honoring Our Veterans: The Last Full Measure of Devotion|
Historian Hamish Lutris will discuss the ways veterans have been recognized for their service, and how that recognition has changed over time. Professor Lutris is an Associate Professor of History and Political Science at Capital Community College in Hartford, CT. Wednesday, November 7 at 6:30pm.
|Milford Alive! Small Business Growth Workshop|
Milford Alive is a new group formed to celebrate, educate and support local businesses. In this workshop the group will explore the many facets of marketing and why you shouldn't rely on just one activity to be successful. Lunch provided by our friends at the Subway store in the Dock Shopping center in Stratford, CT. This event is co-sponsored by the Milford Public Library, The UPS Store on Cherry St in Milford, and Milford’s Economic & Community Development. Register at: https://ctalive.org/milford/ (click on the Events Calendar). Tuesday, November 6, 12:00noon-1:30pm
Greg Thompson, will explore different genealogy tools each month. This month's topic is favorite genealogy websites. Be sure to check out our online genealogy resources, including Ancestry.com! Monday, November 5, 1:00pm.
|Jazz with the Bob Kolb Trio|
The Bob Kolb Trio will be playing a mixed set of songs, all with sunshine as part of the theme to cheer us as we enter Daylight Savings Time! These musicians bring a cool jazz feeling to any musical number. Sunday, November 4 at 2:00pm. Please note: the library is open ONLY for this special event.
|Tech: Veracrypt for Encryption|
VeraCrypt is a free open source disk encryption software for Windows, Mac OSX and Linux.It can create a virtual encrypted disk within a file or encrypt a partition or (in Windows) the entire storage device with pre-boot authentication.Learn how to encrypt a container and to creat encrypted hidden volumes. Saturday, November 3 at 2:30pm
|Adult Craft: Decorative Picture Frames|
Conversation and crafting - what's better! We’ve got frames and lovely floral pictures, plus glass mosaics and seashells. We’ll be putting everything together to make a handsome, handmade picture, suitable for giving or getting. All materials and instruction provided. Registration limited - please call 203-783-3292 to reserve your spot! Thursday, November 1 at 2:00pm.
|Stephen King: Master of Horror|
This informative and entertaining lecture looks at Stephen King's life and complete body of work.The program is based on presenter Stephen Spignesi's new book, Stephen King, American Master, his sixth book about King and his work. A signed brochure will be given to all attendees. Tuesday, October 30 at 6:30pm
|Seeing Allred: A Biographical Portrait of Gloria Allred|
The CT Chapter of NOW presents a free screening and audience discussion of Seeing Allred, a documentary that provides a candid look at one of the most public cursaders against the war on women. Monday, October 29 at 6:30pm. Please note: the library is open ONLY for this special event.
|American Job Center Southwest Career Coach Bus|
The internet has made it easy for people to search out and apply to many job opportunities. But sending out more applications doesn’t increase your chances of getting hired. Sending out better applications does! If you are frustrated with finding a great job, then visit the experts at the American Job Center Southwest Career Coach. The Career Coach is a one-stop shop on wheels and mobile classroom which brings career services and computer training to you. Please contact the Reference Department to register for a time. Thursday, October 25, 10:00am-12:00noon and 1:00pm-3:00pm.
|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
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