|Go mobile! The Acorn Catalog app from Bibliomation, Inc. lets you search the library catalog, see what you have checked out or on hold, renew what you have checked out, and review your fines. You will need to sign into the app using your library card number and password. Bonus! Once you are signed in, the app can display your library card barcode, which you can use at the front desk if you forget to bring your library card with you. To download the free app, go to the Google Play or Apple App Store.|
|SUPPORT THE FRIENDS OF THE MILFORD LIBRARY|
|Visit the Friends ongoing booksale in the Library Lobby. Fiction, Non-fiction, Children's Books, DVDs - all at unbelievable prices! Book sale is available during all open library hours.|
The Friends of the Milford Library are selling book bags, mugs, window clings, and facemasks!
All merchandise can be purchased at the Library Circulation Desk. Cash or check only. Checks made payable to the Friends of the Milford Library.
Canvas Book Bag: $10.00
Window Cling: $5.00
Face Mask (youth or adult size): $3.00
Window Clings can also be purchased online and mailed to you!
|As you do your online shopping, sign into smile.amazon.com, and choose the Friends of The Milford LIbrary as your charity of choice. Amazon will donate 0.5% of every eligible purchase to the Friends! Thank you!|
|Visit Friends of the Milford Library for more information on this organization|
|Job Search: Take & Make Kits|
With our job search Take & Make Kits, you can get fresh job search ideas, write your resume, and make sure you are "camera-ready" for that virtual interview. Physical kits are available in limited supply for pickup at the Reference Desk, while supplies last. Digital kits are available HERE for download. Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org
|May & June Adult Take & Make: Borax Crystals|
With just a few simple ingredients you can make lovely crystals. You supply food coloring and a Mason jar, the kit will contain everything else needed. While supplies last. Available at the adult circulation desk beginning in May. Instructions are posted HERE on the Library's YouTube Channel.
|Genealogy with Greg Thompson|
Our ever popular monthly genealogy class is back in person! Genealogist Greg Thompson will show you how to get started with your family tree. No reservations required. Questions? Email Nancy Abbey: email@example.com. Monday, May 2 at 11:00am
|Basic Image Editing with GIMP|
Looking for an alternative to Photoshop? The GNU Image Manipulation Program (GIMP) is getting better with every release! We will cover how to read and apply a histogram to make your images look better. We will also discuss downloading, configuration, cropping and more. Questions? Email firstname.lastname@example.org. Thursday, May 12 at 7:00pm
|ArtScapades presents: Fauvism and Beyond|
In this program, ArtScapade lecturers Robin Hoffman and Jodi Stiffelman will look at the beginnings of Modern Art starting with Henri Matisse and Andre Derain, artists who explored a new freedom and spontaneity in painting. ArtScapades lectures look at the important artists of the period including background information on each artist’s life and work, characteristics of style, and the relationship of the artistic movements to historical and intellectual currents of the time. Questions? Email email@example.com. Visit ArtScapades to obtain the Zoom information. Thursday, May 19 at 7:00pm
|Author Talk: Marissa D'Angelo's Tales of Charles Island|
Connecticut native Marissa D'Angelo's fascination with the legends surrounding Charles Island inspired her new series of books:
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Job Hunt & Resume Tips
No matter where you are in your job search, chat a few minutes with the Reference Librarian and pick up some info and great tips. Get fresh ideas, find new places to apply, bring your resume...or learn how to start one! Drop-in, no registration necessary. Questions? Email Diana Preece at firstname.lastname@example.org. Thursday May 26, 10-12 and 1-3
|The Best Free Windows Software|
We will discuss free services that are available through websites, standalone desktop applications, image editing programs and services that allow you to edit PDFs. Learn where to find free password managers, audio editors, and screen capture options. Questions? Email email@example.com. Thursday, May 26 at 7:00pm
|Need Assistance? Book-a-Librarian!|
Did you know you can get one-on-one assistance with learning how to download ebooks, navigate the library catalog, job searching and more? Email firstname.lastname@example.org with the topic you'd like to discuss and we will match you with a librarian who can help you!
|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. UPDATE: Due to COVID concerns, the Needlepoint Group has suspended in-person meetings until further notice.
Knitters & Quilters: Meet every Friday at 1:00pm in the Library Program Room.