Library renovations will create more public space

As soon as contracts are signed with the Connecticut State Library, renovations totaling about $424,000 will start on the Milford Public Library, reclaiming storage and office space for patron use. Christine Angeli, director of the Milford Public Library, wasn’t holding her breath for a state grant from the Connecticut State Library, Division of Library Development, that would help the city … read more

Party in the Stacks is this weekend

The Friends of the Milford Library are hosting its third annual Party in the Stacks Saturday, Oct. 20, from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Milford Public Library. The theme this year is “The Legends of Charles Island,” a celebration of pirates, shipwrecks, mermaids and other seafaring literature. The Silent Auction Committee has done extremely well in procuring prizes for … read more

Children’s story hour focuses on ‘Pride’

  Children at Saturday’s story hour at the Milford Public Library learned that there are all kinds of families: Some children have a mother and father; some children have only a mother; some children have two fathers while others have two mothers. Saturday’s was a special Pride Story Hour that the library organized in conjunction with Milford Pride, a new … read more

Library adds new literacy material to collection

The Milford Public Library has added a new literacy collection, donated by Anthony and Theodora Brown in honor of Anthony’s mother, Gale Gokey Brown. The collection focuses on employment and workforce preparation, basic life skills, citizenship and civic engagement. It also features titles by popular authors that are geared toward adults learning to read. Adult literacy is a serious problem … read more