The City of Milford, Milford Public Library and the Milford Arts Council announce we are now accepting applications to be the next City of Milford Poet Laureate.
|Susan B. Anthony Comes to Milford|
The Milford Suffrage Centennial Commiitee and the Milford Publc Library present actor Sheryl Faye as Susan B. Anthony. Faye's portrayal contains a multi-media component, as she shares Anthony's life story. Anthony was a women's rights activist, who devoted her life to gender and educational equality. Sunday, March 1 at 2:00pm NOTE: The Library is open ONLY for this special perfomance.
|Borrow E-Books using Overdrive|
The Library offers access to thousands of eBook titles for residents with library cards through OverDrive. There are never any late fees, and using the service through the Libby app couldn’t be any easier. Bring your device and let library staff help you get started! This program is not for Nook or E ink Kindle owners. If you own one of these devices please call the library for assistance. Space is limited, please call 203-783-3292 to register. Thursday, February 27 at 7:00pm Note: This program will also be offered Thursday, February 13 at 7:00pm.
|A Visit by George Washington, on his Birthday|
Re-enacted by John Koopman III, General Washington will tell us about the Revolutonary War and his role in it. Koopman has portrayed Washington since 2006 at national and state parks, and other historic sites on the East Coast. He is the author of George Washington at War - 1776. Copies of the book will be for sale. Saturday, February 22 at 2:00pm.
|Movie Screening: Iron Jawed Angels|
In commemoration of the anniversary of the 19th Amendment, the Library has partnered with the Milford Suffrage Centennial Committee to show this film inspired by the fight to gain a women's right to vote in the United States. This program is part of a city-wide, year long commemoration of the ratification of the 19th Amendment. Thursday, February 20 at 7:00pm. NOTE: This program will be held at the Fowler Building (next door to the Library).
|Tech: 3D Printing Demo|
Curious about 3D printing? Visit our Brain Station makerspace for a demonstration of 3D printing with the LIbrary's Ultimaker 2+ 3D printer. A short historical overview will also be presented along with a look at current and future 3D printing technologies and their uses. PLA filament will be loaded into the printer and a small print will be made for the demonstration. Space is limited, please call 203-783-3292 to register. Saturday, February 15 at 10:30am
Borrow E-Books using Overdrive
|Black Heritage Stamp Series|
These stamps offer a wealth of educational information, significant to defining and shaping American life and culture through historic milestones, devoted to notable African Americans. This lecture will be accompanied by photos of the beautifully designed stamps. Lecture presented by Alicia Labrador. This program is part of our month long celebration of Black History Month. Wednesday, February 12 at 6:30pm.
|Tribute to Aretha Franklin|
We welcome the extraordinary vocal talents of Rhonda Denet who, accompanied by Michael Bardash, will help us celebrate the music of Aretha Franklin. Homage is paid to the Queen of Soul by performing some of her most successful hits, such as Think, Respect, and Freeway of Love. This program is part of our month long celebration of Black History Month. Sunday, February 9 at 2:00pm. NOTE: The Library is open ONLY for this special perfomance.
|Adult Craft: Valentine Cards|
A handmade card is a gift from the heart! The library supply box will be open for you to fashion the perfect card for your loved one. All materials and instructions included. Class size is limited. Please call 203.783.3292 to register. Thursday, February 6 at 2:00pm
|All About Medicare|
Were you born in 1955? Congratulations and welcome to Medicare! Join us for an informational seminar to learn about the A, B, C, and D's of senior insurance plans. Presented by Trish Pearson of Trish Pearson Insurance. Tuesday, February 4 at 6:30pm
|Genealogy: How to Set Up a Research Plan to Avoid Unnecessary Mistakes|
This monthly genealogy workshop, facilitated by Greg Thompson, explores a different resource tool each month. This month's topic is, "If I Knew Then What I Know Now! Setting Up a Research Plan to Avoid Unnecessary Mistakes". Monday, February 3 at 1:00pm.
Craft: LED Greeting Cards
|Small Business Speed Counseling|
Are you a small business owner? Don’t miss this exciting opportunity to get advice from the Women’s Business Development Council’s industry experts in areas such as Marketing, Business Strategy, and Business Finance. During this workshop, you have the opportunity to a brief 30-minute one-on-one session with three of WBDC’s expert business advisors! Spots are limited, so reserve your appointment by registering online with the WBDC. Tuesday, January 28th | 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM
|Apple iOS: Troubleshooting and Q&A|
Want to learn more about Apple's Operating system? Bring your device to this informal discussion and get your questions answered. Space is limited, so please call 203.783.3292 to reserve your spot! Thursday, January 23 at 7:30pm
|American Job Center Career Coach|
Make 2020 your year to find a great job! This fully functional career center can help with job searching, resume writing, interview techniques, and much more! You will find helpful career specialists waiting for you. Located in an oversize bus in the parking lot of Milford Library, the Career Coach is your job coach on wheels.Registration suggested to ensure you get the time you want, but walk-ins are welcome. Call 203.783.3292 to reserve a spot. Thursday, January 23, 10:00am-12:00pm and 1:00pm to 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