Library News

Milford Public Library

57 New Haven Avenue


Knitters and quilters meet every Friday at 1 p.m. The group gathers to socialize and work on their projects.

Aug. 5 at 1 p.m., genealogy, funded by the Friends of Milford Library.

Aug. 6 at 7 p.m., genealogy, funded by the Friends of Milford Library.

Aug. 8 at 10 a.m., Romance Book Club. “A Rogue By Any Other Name,” by Sarah MacLean

August 10 at 11:30 a.m., Break it Make I, a family program - bring an old clock, coffeemaker, computer, whatever, and a few tools. Charles Baumgartner from the Connecticut State Invention Convention will be on hand to help and explain the inner workings of common household items. Call 203-783-3307 to register.

August 13 at 7 p.m., Evening Book Group, “Trip Wire” by Lee Child.

August 14 at 7 p.m.,  Superheroes - A hands-on workshop conducted by artist Paul Merklein. He'll be drawing some superheroes, and teaching all attendees the basics.   Call 203-783-3307 to register.

August 21 at noon and 6 p.m., “Turning 65?” Have questions about Medicare? Conducted by Jim Lambert  from First Choice Consulting.

August 27 at 7 p.m., Evening Book Group, “Breaking Silence” by Linda Castillo.

Aug. 28 at 6 p.m.,  E-books, Learn how to download e-books for free from the library. Open to Milford residents.  Bring your devices.

August 29 at10 a.m., Classic Book Discussion, “The Wizard of Oz” by L. Frank Baum.


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.

Tuesdays at 10 a.m., preschool story time. For ages 3 and up with caregiver.

Wednesdays at 10 and 11 a.m., Toddler Time. Fingerplays, songs and stories. For ages 2 and under with a caregiver.

Tuesday, 3 to 4 p.m., Mathnasium Summer Math Ca.m.p. Explore topics like probability and infinity and discover the math that connects us all.  For students from grade three to eight. To register call Mathnasium at 203-783-1490 or e-mail Center Director Mark Ahrens at

Tuesday, July 30, from 6 to 7:30 p.m., Fa.m.ily Ga.m.e Night — games include chess, Jenga, Battleship, Sorry, Chutes and Ladders and Trouble. Games appropriate for children ages 4 and up.

Ellen Afta.m.onow 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.

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, registration first come, first served.