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.

June 27, 10 a.m., classic book discussion, “The Postman Always Rings Twice,” by James M. Cain.

Tuesday, July 9, 7 p.m., evening adult book group, “Espresso Shot” by Cleo Coyle.

Thursday, July 11, 10 a.m., Romance Book Club, “Bet Me” by Jennifer Crusie.

Saturday, July 13, 11:30 a.m., Minute to Win it! Open to kids aged 10  and over. Prizes. Call 203-783-3312  to reserve a place.

Tuesday, July 23, 11 a.m., E-books. Learn how to download e-books from the library to your device. Bring your gadgets.

Tuesday, July 23, 7 p.m., evening adult book group, “Night Watch” by Linda Fairstein.

Thursday, July 25, 10 a.m., classic book discussion, “Oedipus” by Sophocles.

Saturday, July 27, 2 p.m., “You Are Not Alone — Your Loved Ones are Here — You're Just Not Listening, featuring Sydney Sherman, medium and author.


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 Camp. 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

Monday, July 8, Rainbow Fist Drama Workshops with Creative Dramatics, 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. for ages 4-6 and 6:30 to 8 p.. for ages 7-10. Space is limited. Registration required.

Wednesda,y July 10 at 2:30 p.m., Preparing for PPT meetings:  A Survival Guide. Get some great advice from Maureen Fox M.S., J.D. Special Education Advocate and Professor of Educational Law at SHU.

Thursday, July 11, 2 to 3:30 p.m., Target Practice: Make Your Own Catapult.  A fetch hands-on science program for ages 7 and up. Registration is required.

Monday, July 15, at 1 p.m., for ages 5-12 Sciencetellers, “The Bugs of Blackwood.” Benjamin has been turned into a bug-can his friends save him before he gets squashed. An mix of storytelling and science.

Wednesday, July 17, at 2 p.m. for 3rd and 4th graders, Superstar Songwriting Workshop with musician and educator Al Decant. Registration is required.

Thursday, July 18, at 11 a.m. Dig into Reading Summer Concert with “Singing Principal” Al Decant.

Saturday, July 20, at 2:30 p.m. Kids Book Club Summer Edition. Enjoy activities, refreshments and great books. Grade 3 and up. Register in the Children's Department.

Tuesday, July 23,  Little Scientists, Fossils, 2 to 2:45 p.m., for preschoolers and 3 to 3:45 p.m. for grades K and up. Registration required.

Wednesday, July 24, at 6 p.m., family movie, a bright girl with untapped mental powers plots to rid her school of its evil headmistress and help her favorite teacher.  A classic that's now a Broadway musical.

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

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.

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.

Morning books — The Ellen Aftamonow Woodmont Library, 16 Dixon Street, will host its Morning Book Discussion Group Thursday, July 11, 10 a.m. The Book is, "The Light Between Oceans," by M L Stedman. The book for August is, '”Rules of Civility,” by Amor Towles.

Mah Jongg — Free Mah Jongg classes for beginners,10 a.m. Tuesdays starting July 9. 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.