Library News

Milford Public Library

57 New Haven Avenue


Nov. 17  - 2 p.m. - Affordable Care Act - Registration begins November 15 - find out how you can get affordable health care.

Nov. 17 - 6:30 p. m. - GMO OMG - a film and discussion about genetically modified foods.

Nov. 18 - 11 a.m. - Computer Class - Emerging Technology.

Nov. 18 - 2 p.m.  - Movie  -  November movies are mouth-watering. Call 203-783-3292 for details

Nov. 18 -  7 p.m. - Evening Book Group - Keepsake by Tess Gerritsen.

Nov. 19 -  7 p.m. - From Hula Hoops to High Fashion: G. Fox Co. in the 1950s. Presented by the Connecticut Historical Society.

Nov. 20 - 10 a.m. - JobWorks - a monthly job networking group. Get tips on finding the job of your dreams.

Nov. 20 - 10 a.m. - Classic Book Group - Dante's Inferno.

Nov. 20 - 2 p.m. - Young at Heart Bell & Chime Choir - This group of 30 + individuals from local towns will delight you with holiday favorites.

Nov. 25 -   2 p.m. - Movie Tuesday. November movies are mouth-watering. Call 203-783-3292 for details.

Children’s Department

The children’s department at Milford Public Library, 57 New Haven Ave., is holding events the next few weeks. For information call: 203-783-3304.

Preschool story time — Mondays and Tuesdays at 10 a.m. Stories and a craft. For ages 3 and up with a caregiver.

Stay and play Thursday — Thursday, Nov. 20 from 10 a.m. to noon. Stop by the library and play board games, build with Legos, do a simple art activity or play floor puzzles.

StorySpace — Saturday, Nov. 15 at 2 p.m. Mr. Ferris and His Wheel by Kathryn Gibbs Davis, the story of engineer George Ferris and his invention that wowed thrill-seekers back in 1893.Then try your hand at making your own carnival attraction. Register in the Children's Department.

PAWS to read — Saturday, Nov. 22 at 2:30 p.m. For children in grades K-5. Kids are invited to read out loud to some special library friends — the four-legged kind. Space is limited and registration is required. All therapy dogs and their handlers are certified through Reading Assistance Education Dogs (R.E.A.D).                     

Ellen Aftamonow Woodmont Library

Dixon Street

Note the change of Thursdays hours at the Woodmont Library, 16 Dixon St. Milford. Thursday: 10 a.m. to noon and 6:30 to 9 p.m.; Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday, 10 a.m. to noon and 2 to 4 p.m. Call 203-874-5675.

Book group: The group meets the first Thursday monthly. All are welcome. For more information call 203-874-5657. The book for November is, “The Rosie Project,” by Graeme Simsion. The  book for December will be, “Care and Management of Lies,” by Jacqueline Winspear.

Chess — Chess Club for all ages — Thursdays, 3:30-5 p.m. Learn and/or play. No fee.

Games — Interested in chess, cards, games? Call George, 203-878-3602.

Mah Jongg — Free Mah Jongg classes for beginners, 10 a.m. Tuesdays. Pre-registration required in person at the library, 16 Dixon St. Woodmont, or call 203-874-5675 during library hours. Class size is limited, regiswtration first come, first served.