Milford Library News — Sept. 2014

Milford Public Library

57 New Haven Avenue


Thursday, Sept. 4 at 10 a.m. - Romance Book Group - A Kingdom of Dreams by Judith McNaught

Monday, Sept. 8 at 1 p.m. Genealogy - Useful forms for gathering genealogy information

Tuesday, Sept. 9 at 11 a.m. - Facebook Basics - please call 203-783-3292 to register

Tuesday, Sept. 9 at 2 p.m. - Movie Tuesday

Saturday, Sept. 13 at 2 p.m. Connecticut Lore - Strange, Off-Kilter, and Full of Surprises

Tuesday, Sept. 16 at 2 p.m. - Movie Tuesday

Tuesday, Sept. 16 at 7 p.m. - Evening Book Group  The Art Forger by Barbara Shapiro

Thursday, Sept. 18 at 10 a.m. - CT JobWorks

Thursday, Sept. 18 at 2 p.m. - Fun with Duck Tape - a Craft Workshop - please call

203-783-3307 to register

Tuesday, Sept. 23 at 11 a.m. - All About Apps - please call 203-783-3292 to register

Tuesday, Sept. 23 at 2 p.m. - Movie Tuesday

Tuesday, Sept. 23 at 7 p.m. - Shore Birds of CT presented by Frank Gallo

Thursday, Sept. 25 at 10 a.m. Classic book group - Leaves of Grass by Walt Whitman

Monday, Sept. 29 at 7 p.m. Anthony Riccio - Food, Factories & Farming Italian Women of CT

Tuesday, Sept. 30 at 2 p.m. - Movie Tuesday

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.

Toddler time: Wednesdays at 10 and 11 a.m. Share fingerplays, songs and stories. For ages 2 and under with a caregiver.

Stay & Play Thursday: Thursdays, Sept. 4 and 18 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.

Music Together: Wednesday, Sept.10 at 6 p.m. Experience family music with a free demonstration of the Music Together program. For caregivers and children ages 0-5 to share music, instruments and movement together. Children of all abilities are welcome and space is limited. Register or call the Children's Department at 203-783-3312.

Story Space: A hands-on book club for kids, Saturday, Sept. 20 at 2 p.m. “How Benjamin Franklin Stole the Lightning” by Robin Schanzer, combined with science experiments. This book club is for school-age children and is suitable for all reading levels. Register in the Children's Department.

Family Place: Registration is open for the Fall 2014 session. This four-week playgroup runs Thursdays, Oct. 9, 16, 23 and 30 from 10:15-11:30 a.m. For children ages 1-3 and a caregiver. The workshop features toys, crafts, books and play. Space is limited and registration is required.

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 Morning Book Discussion Group will meet Thursday, Sept. 4, 10 a.m., at Ellen Aftamonow Woodmont Library. The book for September is Tolstay and the Purple Chair, by Nina Sankovitch. The book for October is, Under the Wide and Starry Sky, by Nancy Horan.

The group meets the first Thursday monthly. All are welcome. For more information call 203-874-5657.

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.