MILFORD >> Dr. Bernie Siegel, M.D., a retired pediatric surgeon and a holistic physician, will speak at 6:30 p.m. Jan. 17 in the Program Room of the Milford Public Library, 57 New Haven Ave.

The sponsor of the free program is the Holistic Moms Network, a support and discussion nonprofit.

Seigel will show slides of drawings by children and talk about their use by parents. Attendees are asked to bring pictures done with crayons on white paper by themselves and their family.

Siegel is author of “Love, Medicine and Miracles” and writes about the patient and the healing process relationship.