Eleven state organizations, including the Milford Public Library, will share more than $130,000 in competitive grant money by the Connecticut Humanities. The money will help fund events ranging from a series of programs for the Fairfield Town Green's historic properties to an annual storytelling festival in New London.
The Milford Library will use a $3,444 grant to fund a series of presentations on three books linked by themes of perseverance and overcoming obstacles. The series will kick off April 20 with a Skype session with Kathleen Krull, author of Wilma Unlimited, which tells the story of Wilma Rudolph. The series then turns its attention to the City of Milford during The Great Depression by focusing on The Boys in the Boat by Daniel James Brown.