Milford Library News

Milford Public Library
57 New Haven Avenue
June 16 at 2 pm - Movie
June 16 at 7 pm - Evening Book Group - Bad Things Happen by Harry Dolan
June 17 at 12:15 pm - TED talk
June 23 at 2 pm - Movie
June 23 at 7 pm - Social Security Workshop
June 24 at 12:15 pm - TED talk
June 24 at 6 pm - Emerging Technologies
June 25 at 10 am - Classic Book Discussion - Purgatory by Dante
June 25 at 2 pm - DIY - Make a Decorative Bowl - with Confetti! - Please call 203.783.3307 to register
June 30 at 2 pm - Movie
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.        
Toddler time — Every Wednesday at 10 a.m. and 11 a.m. For ages 2 and under with a caregiver.
Preschool story times on June 8th and 9th at 10am a fun and friendly Milford Pirate is storming the library to help celebrate Milford's Pirate Week. Come dressed in your best pirate gear and prepare for a Pirate Parade!
Summer preschool storytimes: Mondays July 13, 20, 27 and August 3. Tuesdays June 30, July 7, 14 ad 21.
Stay and Play Thursday — Thursday June 11 and June 25 from 10am-12pm. Stop by the library and play board games, build with LEGOs, do a simple art activity or play floor puzzles.
Pirate Crafts — Saturday June 13 at 10:30am. Create a treasure map, design your own “jolly roger” and more as the Library celebrates Milford's Pirate Week. Come dressed in your pirate-y best.
Paws to Read — Saturday June 20 at 2:30pm 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.
Writing for Tweens — Wednesday June 24 from 6pm-7:30pm. For 'tweens, ages 9-13. Each meeting will consist of writing prompts, peer workshopping and fun activities. All skill levels welcome. Call 203-783-3312 to register.
Every hero has a story summer program:
Come check out some books and pick up a calendar of library events. Books and summer schedules will be available by June 22.
Free family movie: The Incredibles, Monday June 29 at 2pm. Come dressed in your best superhero costumes.
Mr. Magic — Wednesday July 1 at 3pm. A fun and family-friendly magic show.
Creative dramatics — Thursday July 9 at 2pm for ages 5-9 and 3pm for ages 10 and up. Make your own “Pandora's box.” Space is limited. Registration begins June 15.
Ellen Aftamonow
Woodmont Library
Dixon Street
The Woodmont Library, 16 Dixon Street, is open 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: July's book is The Aviators Wife, by Melanie Benjamen. The group meets the first Thursday monthly. All are welcome. For more information, call 203-875-5675.
Chess - Chess Club for all ages - Thursdays, 3:30-5 p.m. Learn and/or play. No fee.