UPDATE: Discounted ticket pricing has been extended through Tuesday, October 2!
$50.00 - Single Adult Ticket (purchase online or at the library)
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!
|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.
|eBooks for Android Users!|
The library offers access to thousands of eBook titles for residents with library cards through the Overdrive platform and its app, Libby. There are never any late fees, and using the service through their app couldn’t be any easier. Staff will present an informative overview on how to get started! This session will be for users of devices running the Android operating system. Thursday, October 25 at 7:00pm
|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.
|Fishers - Our Resident Weasels|
The fisher, or fisher cat, is a small, carnivorous mammal native to North America, making an increased appearance in our area. Fishers eat mice, porcupines, squirrels, rabbits, birds, shrews, and sometimes, other carnivores. Fishers have few predators besides humans. Naturalist Richard Taylor will introduce us to the world of the fisher, its life cycle, preferred living quarters, and much more.Wednesday, October 24 at 7:00pm
|Joint Replacement Surgery|
Dr. Michael Lim, a Milford orthopedic surgeon at the CT Joint Center at Milford Hospital, will present an informational session on joint replacement surgery. Dr. Lim consistently ranks in the top 1% nationally in positive patient experience and the Connecticut Joint Center is a Blue Distinction Center that is recognized by Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield for Specialty Care in joint replacement and is a Cigna Center of Excellence. Dr. Lim is recognized for hip and knee replacement surgery. He will outline the goals of joint replacement, why it may be necessary, the risks and outcomes of surgery. If you are considering a joint replacement, this workshop is your opportunity to consider all the options.Tuesday, October 23 at 7:00pm
|One on One Business Advice from the Small Business Administration (SBA)|
Are you an entrepreneur trying to start and grow your own business? Staff from the SBA will be at the library to help you develop your vision and bring it to life! Whether you have a great idea and want to turn it into a great business, or need help developing a business plan, launching, managing your day to day operations or growing your business, SBA can give you free counseling to assist you. Bring your dream to fruition with the SBA’s advice. Register for a time slot by calling the Milford Public Library Reference Dept. at 203-783-3292. Tuesday, October 23, 12:00noon-2:00pm
|eAudiobooks for Apple iOS users!|
The library offers access to thousands of eAudiobook titles for residents with library cards through the platform RBdigital. There are never any late fees, and using the service through their app couldn’t be any easier. Staff will present an informative overview on how to get started! This session will be for users of Apple devices. Thursday, October 11 at 7:00pm
|Local Author: William McGee|
Milford author Wlliam McGee will be reading from his new novel, Half the Child. The novel tackles the rarely explored issues of child abduction and parental alientation. Copies of the book wll be available for sale for $15.95. Wednesday, October 10 at 7:00pm
|In Search of Charles Island|
Michael Dooling, author of An Historical Account of Charles Island, will speak about the island's history. Sources including maps, town records, news accounts, 19th century journals and personal accounts make a unique perspective. The Mattatuck Museum has loaned artififacts from Charles Island which wil be on display at the Library for the month of October. This program ties in with both our One City One Story selection this year, as well as our Friends of the Library event, Party in the Stacks: The Legends of Charles Island. Tuesday, October 9 at 7:00pm.
|Learn a new language online - Mango Languages|
Online language learning, bursting with culture and fun! Accessible anywhere using your library card! Choose from over 71 languages, including latin, pirate and ESL courses; immmerse yourself in specialty courses such as arab etiquette, flamenco dancing and feng shui; and watch movies designed to improve your fluency. Saturday, October 6 at 2:30pm
|Korean Cooking Demonstration|
The Korean Spirit and Culture Promotion Project will have a cooking demonstration featuring some of the most loved dishes in Korean cuisine. A delicious lunch will be served. Space is limited, please call 203-783-3292 to register. Saturday, October 6 at 11:00am.
|Adult Craft: Nautical Napkin Rings|
Conversation and crafting - what's better! This month we carry on the nautical One City One Story theme, creating beautiful nautical napkin rings that will grace your table with fun and flair! All materials and instruction provided. Registration limited - please call 203-783-3292 to reserve your spot! Thursday, October 4 at 2:00pm.
|Understanding the New Tax Law|
Rebecca Miller and the Center For Financial Awareness will present a workshop on the new tax laws. Ms Miller will discuss changes in future tax brackets, modified deductions and credits, Schedule A deductions, mortgage interest, charitable contributions and medical expenses; she will also address limitations to state and local taxes as well as changes to the estate tax. Learn how the new laws affect you! Tuesday, October 2 at 7:00pm.
|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 ways to create actual profit in your business. 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, October 2, 12:00noon-1:30pm
Greg Thompson, will explore different genealogy tools each month. Be sure to check out our online genealogy resources, including Ancestry.com! Monday, October 1, 1:00pm.
|Introduction to Microsoft Excel|
This is a basic introduction to Microsoft Excel. Learn functions such as formatting cells, summing columns, and sorting data. Thursday, September 27, 6:30pm
Join Jill Celentano for a comfortable presentation to learn what it means to be transgender. She will discuss the coming out, transition, and acceptance process. Jill will share her personal journey, victories and hardships, and answer questions. Tuesday, September 25, 7:00pm
|Tech: Multimeter Circuit Testing|
Drop by the library makerspace, The Brain Station, for a demonstration of the proper use of a multimeter to test circuits for continuity, voltage, and resistance. Multimeters are useful for any kind of electronics work, or if you’re thinking about doing electrical work in your home such as replacing receptacles or installing ceiling fans. Saturday, September 22, 2:30
|Bald Eagles in Connecticut|
Join Richard Taylor, Master Wildlife Conservationist from the CT DEEP Wildlife Team, for a presentation that will include the history, range, habitat, diet, nesting, breeding and recovery of bald eagles in Connecticut. Wednesday, September 19, 7:00pm
|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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