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Tuesday September 2, 2014 -  Tuesday September 30, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none September Wotz Gallery Exhibit: Photographer Ruth Baltopoulos     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jean Hlady   (617) 698-5757   
   

During the month of September, photographer Ruth Baltopoulos will display her wonderful pictures of the world of horses and equestrian riding.  Ruth, who previously showed her work at the library's Downtown Abbey Tea last January in the Keys Community Room, will be bringing us many more pieces for all to enjoy.  She was trained at the New York Institute of Photography, and has been published in Equine Journal/Masters of the Foxhounds Calendar, and is Associate Photographer for Bailey's Hunting Directory.  The exhibit will include both landscape and animal pictures.  For all you horse lovers out there, this show is not to be missed!  Ruth can be reached at "Ruthworks Photography"  (117 Summer Street, Milton) by Emailing rudybal@comcast.net, or by contacting Jean Hlady, Adult Services Librarian, for more information.

    Location: Wotiz Gallery
Saturday September 20, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Knitting with Nina     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Dept.   617-698-5757   
   

Knitting with Nina

Knit, create & make new friends!  Knitters of all experience levels are invited to twice monthly drop-in workshops.  Bring your own materials, projects & questions. attend one meeting or atten them all.  Get advice about a tricky stitch or come & help novice knitters learn.  These casual knitting socials will be held from September thru November & January thru June.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Milton Public Library, there are no dues or fees to join.  Mark your calendar for the first Thursday evening & third Saturday morning of each month.  Meetings start Thursday, September 4th. 

Questions?  Contact Nina Zonnevylle @ nzonnevylle@gmail.com.

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    Location: Conference Room
 
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  1:00 PM Milton Players rehearsal     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Pat Brawley   617-549-4175   plbstar@aol.com
   

Milton Players rehearsal

    Location: Keys Community Room
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Dramatic Reading from Sherlock Holmes     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Shirley Pyne   617-698-5757   
   

Locked doors, a mysterious death, how is it possible?  "The Speckled Band", one of the mysteries in "The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes" comes alive in this dramatic reading by the Milton Players.  This mystery is Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's favorite.  This event is part of the Milton Reads programs featuring "The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes", and is sponsored by The Friends of the Milton Public Library.

 

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    Location: Keys Community Room
 
misc_chefshat 2:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Cooks & Books     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's room   617-898-4957   struog@ocln.org
   

Join Miss Debbie for another tasty exploration for your taste buds. Children entering grades 1-5 are invited. Registration is required and will open about 3 weeks before the event. Sponsored by the Friends of the Milton Library.

    Location: Story Hour Room
   
Monday September 22, 2014 -  Saturday September 27, 2014 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading1 Banned Books Week     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Rosa   617-698-5757   aboivin@ocln.org
   

Join the teen department and celebrate banned books this week. This year's celebration of the freedom to read will focus on comics and graphic novels. "I read Banned Comics."

Read Away Your Fines this week! For every 30 minutes you read in the teen room, Amy will deduct $1.00 from your overdue fines. (Not applicable to lost or damaged materials).

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    Location: Library 2nd Floor
Monday September 22, 2014 Go To Top
misc_twodancers 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Puppets Plus     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-898-4957   struog@ocln.org
   

Family storytime incorporating stories, finger puppets, and songs for preschool children of all ages and their caregivers. No registration needed.

* This storytime repeats a second time from 10:45-11:15.  Choose the time you like best!

    Location: Story Hour Room
 
misc_twodancers 10:45 AM  -  11:15 AM Puppets Plus     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-898-4957   struog@ocln.org
   

Second session:
Family storytime incorporating stories, finger puppets, and songs for preschool children of all ages and their caregivers. No registration needed.

    Location: Story Hour Room
 
z_cust_mcteen 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Banned Books Week Kickoff     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Rosa   617-698-5757   aboivin@ocln.org
   

"I Read Banned Comics" -- 2014 Banned Books Week Theme

Join the teen department and celebrate your freedom to read with snacks, games, discussion of your favorite graphic novels and a free book giveaway! Open to any teens in grades 6 to 12. Admission is free. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

 

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    Location: Keys Community Room
Tuesday September 23, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Tufts Health Plan Medicare Preferred Member Education Meeting     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Justin Grankewicz   617-972-9400 x4054   justin_grankewicz@tufts-health.com
   

Meeting / presentation for members of Tufts Health Plan Medicare Preferred designed to educate them about benefits and how their plan works, provide them with resources that can offer premium/prescription assistance, as well as update them with information on changes to their plan for 2015.

 

    Location: Keys Community Room
 
misc_baby.GIF 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Baby Rhyme Time     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-898-4957   
   

A program for our littlest library fans. These programs are just for babies from birth to 12 months (with their care-giver, of course). Music, rhythm, and nursery rhymes will be featured.

    Location: Story Hour Room
 
anim_owl 6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Night Owls Storytime     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-898-4957   struog@ocln.org
   

Stories for ages 3 and up with a adult caregiver. Miss Sara features one new book and one Kids' Favorite (brought from home) each week.  PJ's welcome!
No younger siblings please - no registration necessary.

    Location: Story Hour Room
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misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Library Organizations Meeting     Tell a Friend
Wednesday September 24, 2014 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM  -  10:25 AM Small Wonders     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-898-4957   
   

A "lap-sit" program for babies and toddlers, with nursery songs and rhymes and age-appropriate story books. No registration required. Note: This program is repeated at 10:45. Choose the time that suits you best!

    Location: Story Hour Room
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Job Doctor Is In     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Department   617-698-5757   
   


The Doctor is in…Milton’s own Job Doctor…Roni Noland.

Roni has the right prescription to remedy any questions & concerns you have with your job search. Stop by for a brief career strategy session with professional career coach, Roni Noland, any Wednesday morning. You can visit with her at her table on the Library second floor anytime between 10:30am & noon. She is available to answer your questions about resumes & cover letters, networking, social networking, interviewing and job search strategy. Roni can review and tweak your resume, help you craft a persuasive cover letter and be a guide through the maze of on-line resources and job sites. Drop-In. This service is free and open to all.

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    Location: Library 2nd Floor
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:45 AM  -  11:10 AM Small Wonders     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-898-4957   
   

A "lap-sit" program for babies and toddlers, with nursery songs and rhymes and age-appropriate story books. No registration required. Note: This program is a repeat  of the 10:00 program. Choose the time that suits you best!

    Location: Story Hour Room
 
misc_none 1:00 PM  -  3:00 PM OCLN Privacy Workshop     Tell a Friend
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Milton Reads: Forensics Talk with Dr. Henry Lee     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Shirley Pyne     spyne@ocln.org
   

It is said that Sherlock Holmes used investigative methods that are used today in solving real crimes.  Dr. Henry Lee, world famous forensics expert, will talk about his life and investigations into notorious crime cases, such as the O.J. Simpson case, the murders of Laci Peterson, and JonBenet Ramsey, and more.  Dr. Lee's talk is part of Milton Reads, a communitywide annual project to read one book "The  Adventures of Sherlock Holmes", and is sponsored by the Friends of the Milton Public Library.

 

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    Location: Keys Community Room
Thursday September 25, 2014 Go To Top
ent_filmproj 2:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Movie: Muppets Most Wanted     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sara Truog   617-898-4956   struog@ocln.org
   

Since school is out today, why not join us for a family film?  We will be showing this year's hit movie Muppets Most Wanted.  While on a grand world tour, The Muppets find themselves wrapped into an European jewel-heist caper headed by a Kermit the Frog look-alike and his dastardly sidekick.  Run time: 112 minutes.  For ages 5 and up.

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    Location: Keys Community Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Scottish Folk Concert: North Sea Gas     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jean Hlady   (617) 698-5757   
   

The fabulous Scottish folk group,  North Sea Gas,  will give a free one-hour concert this evening at 7 PM.   North Sea Gas are Dave Gilifillan, Ronnie McDonald and Grant Simpson.  They've been going for over 30 years and are stronger than ever!  One of Scotland's most popular bands, this fun trio entertains with guitars, mandolin, fiddle, bouzouki, bodran, whistles, banjo, and great vocals, featuring tremendous three-part harmonies.  Over the years North Sea Gas has released 18 albums and are constantly adding new material to their show.  Their latest album, "The Fire and Passion of Scotland," was released in July 2013.  Celtic Radio (USA) named their CD their "Album of the Year" and they also won first place in the Jigs and Reels category with a piece from the same CD.  Their albums and performances consistently receive wonderful reviews from folk magazines, newspapers, etc. including Dirty Linen, The Scots Magazine, and The Living Tradition.  Their show consists of traditional, contemporary, and self-penned material, all put together with a style of their own. With Gold and Silver disc awards from the Scottish Music Industry Association, they always sell out shows at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe.  Please join us for their only stop at the Milton Public Library during their Fall tour in the US.   This program is sponsored by The Friends of the Milton Public Library, light refreshments will be served, and it is suitable for all ages.

    Location: Keys Community Room
Friday September 26, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Free Play Friday     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-898-4957   
   

Drop by and enjoy puzzles and games in the Story Hour room. The room will be open for two hours in the morning for you to enjoy with your little ones.

    Location: Story Hour Room
Saturday September 27, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 9:15 AM  -  12:15 PM Sons of The American Revolution Meeting     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jim Mitchell   781-964-4719   Jim.Mitchell@OOcl.COM
   

Business meeting.

    Location: Conference Room
 
ent_masks_bw 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Mel O'Drama     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-698-5757   struog@ocln.org
   

Kids aged 5-9 are invited to join local drama teacher Melanie Grace Gillespie for a theatrical and creative hour of Mel O'Drama!  Students will enjoy such fun activities as warmups, improv games, voice projection, scene work, and movement.  Registration is required, and will open three weeks before the event.

    Location: Story Hour Room
        There are 3 spaces available.
Sunday September 28, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 3:30 PM  -  5:30 PM Mystery Night at Abby Park     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Connie Spiros   617-698-8003   cdspiros@comcast.net
   

Trivia teams vie for prizes based on mysteries and detectives from TV, movies, and literature. A fun Trivia Night with family and friends comes to Abby Park Restaurant, 550 Adams Street in Milton. Participants will enjoy free appetizers, cash bar and a special discount menu. Or make dinner reservations and stay later at Abby Park. Sign up a team or register as an individual and meet new friends on an assigned team. The event is free but you must reserve your place here.

Trivia Night is part of Milton Reads, a communitywide annual project to read one book, The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes, and is sponsored by the Friends of the Milton Public Libary.

 

        There are 42 spaces available.
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Monday September 29, 2014 Go To Top
misc_twodancers 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Puppets Plus     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-898-4957   struog@ocln.org
   

Family storytime incorporating stories, finger puppets, and songs for preschool children of all ages and their caregivers. No registration needed.

* This storytime repeats a second time from 10:45-11:15.  Choose the time you like best!

    Location: Story Hour Room
 
misc_twodancers 10:45 AM  -  11:15 AM Puppets Plus     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-898-4957   struog@ocln.org
   

Second session:
Family storytime incorporating stories, finger puppets, and songs for preschool children of all ages and their caregivers. No registration needed.

    Location: Story Hour Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Wotiz Gallery Reception for Photographer Ruth Baltopoulos     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jean Hlady   (617) 698-5757   
   

Our September artist, Ruth Baltopoulos, will hold a free and open reception this evening to show her work displayed this month in the first floor gallery.  Please come and meet her, and view her beautiful photographs of horses and more.  For more information about displaying your artwork at the library, contact Jean Hlady, Adult Services Librarian, at (617) 698-5757 (Reference Department).

    Location: Wotiz Gallery
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:45 PM MGS BOD     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Karen Lewis   617-699-9783   redbootskaren@comcast.net
   

Milton Girls Softball Board of Directors

    Location: Conference Room
Tuesday September 30, 2014 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Baby Rhyme Time     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-898-4957   
   

A program for our littlest library fans. These programs are just for babies from birth to 12 months (with their care-giver, of course). Music, rhythm, and nursery rhymes will be featured.

    Location: Story Hour Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  7:00 PM A+ Nursery & Preschool     Tell a Friend
    Contact: YaSheka Taylor   617-869-4267   yashekataylor@yahoo.com
   

Parent, teacher, students meet and greet to discuss 2014-2015 school year itinerary. 

    Location: Keys Community Room
 
anim_owl 6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Night Owls Storytime     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-898-4957   struog@ocln.org
   

Stories for ages 3 and up with a adult caregiver. Miss Sara features one new book and one Kids' Favorite (brought from home) each week.  PJ's welcome!
No younger siblings please - no registration necessary.

    Location: Story Hour Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Milton Youth Lacrosse BOD meeting     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cathy Smith   617-698-7303   miltonyouthlacrosse@gmail.com
   

monthly meeting

    Location: Conference Room
Wednesday October 1, 2014 -  Friday October 31, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none Wotiz Gallery Exhibit by Photographer Ronald Wilson     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jean Hlady   (617) 698-5757   
   

Plymouth photographer Ronald Wilson will display his work in the Wotiz Gallery this month.  His exhibit is called: "Return to Ireland."  Travel with him as he explores the west coast of Ireland from a gorse filled valley in Glen Columbkille in County Donegal to a pine island in Derryclare Lough in Connemara and a coral beach in Carraroe on County Galway.  Mr. Wilson produced exhibition quality prints in his darkroom for nearly 30 years, and now his images are digitally printed on Fuji Crystal Archive material.  The close contact with nature that he experiences through photography has made him intimately aware of the expressive potential of the landscape and it is those qualities that reveal something essential about the subject that he seeks to convey in his photography.  Through the creative use of the elements of line and texture, color and shape, he hopes to absorb the viewer in the aesthetic qualities found in a palette of lichen clinging to a granite boulder, pond lilly pads floating in the still reflection of fall foliage, or a windblown ridge of a sand dune etched sharply against a cloudless blue sky. The artist has shown his work since 2004 all over Massachusetts and New England, and can be reached at his 6 Main Street Extension Studio, Plymouth, MA (508) 732-0170 or you may view his website:  www.rwilsonphoto.com    Please come and enjoy this beautiful display during October.

    Location: Wotiz Gallery
Wednesday October 1, 2014 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM  -  10:25 AM Small Wonders     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-898-4957   
   

A "lap-sit" program for babies and toddlers, with nursery songs and rhymes and age-appropriate story books. No registration required. Note: This program is repeated at 10:45. Choose the time that suits you best!

    Location: Story Hour Room
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Job Doctor Is In     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Department   617-698-5757   
   


The Doctor is in…Milton’s own Job Doctor…Roni Noland.

Roni has the right prescription to remedy any questions & concerns you have with your job search. Stop by for a brief career strategy session with professional career coach, Roni Noland, any Wednesday morning. You can visit with her at her table on the Library second floor anytime between 10:30am & noon. She is available to answer your questions about resumes & cover letters, networking, social networking, interviewing and job search strategy. Roni can review and tweak your resume, help you craft a persuasive cover letter and be a guide through the maze of on-line resources and job sites. Drop-In. This service is free and open to all.

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    Location: Library 2nd Floor
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:45 AM  -  11:10 AM Small Wonders     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-898-4957   
   

A "lap-sit" program for babies and toddlers, with nursery songs and rhymes and age-appropriate story books. No registration required. Note: This program is a repeat  of the 10:00 program. Choose the time that suits you best!

    Location: Story Hour Room
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misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Milton Library Foundation - Auction Committee     Tell a Friend
    Location: Conference Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Milton Yes On 2-Organizing Meeting     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tucker Smith   978-866-6695   tsmith@groton.edu
   

Milton "Yes on 2" campaign to update the bottle bill legislation/referendum ballot question 2 on election day, 11/4/2014.  Public & other non-profts are invited to gather & paon a 5-week course of action. This is a non-political collaboration of people who care about litter in our town and Commonwealth.

    Location: Keys Community Room
Thursday October 2, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Milton Non Profits Meeting     Tell a Friend
    Location: Keys Community Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Knitting with Nina     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Dept.   617-698-5757   
   

Knitting with Nina

Knit, create & make new friends!  Knitters of all experience levels are invited to twice monthly drop-in workshops.  Bring your own materials, projects & questions. attend one meeting or atten them all.  Get advice about a tricky stitch or come & help novice knitters learn.  These casual knitting socials will be held from September thru November & January thru June.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Milton Public Library, there are no dues or fees to join.  Mark your calendar for the first Thursday evening & third Saturday morning of each month.  Meetings start Thursday, September 4th. 

Questions?  Contact Nina Zonnevylle @ nzonnevylle@gmail.com.

    Location: Upstairs Art Gallery
Friday October 3, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM First Friday Book Chat with Will Adamczyk     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jean Hlady   (617) 698-5757   
   

The Milton Public Library's Director, Will Adamczyk, will host an open book chat about new and popular books.  Please come join him for a fun hour.

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    Location: Conference Room
 
rec_legoguy 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Lego Club     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-698-5757   struog@ocln.org
   

Come build with the library's Lego collection!  Each month we'll build on a different theme.  At the end of the hour, your creations will go on display for all library visitors to enjoy.  Ages 6-12 welcome. Registration is required.

    Location: Story Hour Room
        There are 9 spaces available.
Saturday October 4, 2014 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Sensory Story Time     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-898-4957   
   

These are storytimes created for children with Sensory Integration Issues, Autism Spectrum Disorders or other Developmental Delays ALONG WITH their typically developing peers and siblings.  Join us for fine/gross motor activities, songs and wonderful stories.  A predictable, visual schedule will guide our sessions.  We ask that an adult accompany each child to foster success for all participants.  This storytime is geared for children ages 3-5.  If other storytimes have not been the right fit for your child, this may be just what you were looking for.


Space is limited.  Registration is required (separately for each program) through the library’s on-line calendar at www.miltonlibrary.org or call the Children’s Room at the Milton Public Library (617) 898-4957.

Our program presenter Kerri O'Keefe Brosnan (Miss Kerri) worked as a Children's Librarian for five years at the Needham Free Library.  Prior to that, she taught Special Education at the elementary level for several years.  She has combined her unique skill set and developed a Sensory Storytime to help bring Children's Literature to all and to make the library experience accessible to all learners.  Miss Kerri has an M.Ed in Moderate Special Needs from Simmons Collegeand is certified as a School Librarian. 
 

    Location: Story Hour Room
        There are 20 spaces available.
 
lib_book3 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Bookbusters Book Club, Gr.3-5     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sara Truog   617-698-5757   struog@ocln.org
   

The Bookbusters is a book club for boys and girls in grades 3-5.  Led by Miss Sara, group participants are asked to read a book in advance of the meeting, then come together to talk about it with their peers.  The book we are reading for October is The Sasquatch Escape by Suzanne Selfors.  Copies are available at the Children's Room desk, or by placing a hold at www.miltonlibrary.org.  Come join us to discuss this funny and suspenseful story about a boy who is sent to spend the summer in his grandfather's sleepy town, but upon the discovery of a baby dragon, finds that the town isn't so sleepy after all!  Registration is required and will open three weeks before the event.

    Location: Story Hour Room
        There are 18 spaces available.
Monday October 6, 2014 Go To Top
misc_twodancers 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Puppets Plus     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-898-4957   struog@ocln.org
   

Family storytime incorporating stories, finger puppets, and songs for preschool children of all ages and their caregivers. No registration needed.

* This storytime repeats a second time from 10:45-11:15.  Choose the time you like best!

    Location: Story Hour Room
 
misc_twodancers 10:45 AM  -  11:15 AM Puppets Plus     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-898-4957   struog@ocln.org
   

Second session:
Family storytime incorporating stories, finger puppets, and songs for preschool children of all ages and their caregivers. No registration needed.

    Location: Story Hour Room
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  2:00 PM Milton woman's club meeting     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Deanna Seymourian   617 6966736   Miltonwomansclub@comcast.nety
   

Regular. Meeting

    Location: Keys Community Room
 
misc_kidsreading1 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Teen Book Club     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Rosa   617-698-5757   aboivin@ocln.org
   

Teen Book Club monthly meeting, open to ages 12 to 18 years old. Our October pick is Nisekoi: False Love Volume 1 by Naoshi Komi.  "In order to keep the peace between their feuding gang families, Japanese high school students Raku Ichijou and Chioge Kirisaki agree to pretend they are in a romantic relationship.”

Snacks will be provided and anyone new is welcome to join us! To get a copy of the book, please visit www.miltonlibrary.org or contact Amy at aboivin@ocln.org or 617-698-5757.

Teen Book Club is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

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misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM BSA Troop 5 Comm. Mtg.     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Alice Jamal   617-696-3549   alice_vjamal@hotmail.com
   

Montly planning and information meeting for the adults and parents of boys in BSA Troop 5, Milton.  All are welcome.

    Location: Keys Community Room
 
misc_none 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Library Book Discussion     Tell a Friend
   

This month's selection is 'The Bully Pulpit' by Doris Kearns Goodwin.

The book discussions are held on the first Monday of each month from February through May and October through December. This meeting will be held at 7:30 pm in the Trustees Room of the Library, or at Winter Valley at 10 am. We invite you to join us!

The discussions are friendly and fun and bring together members of our community who might otherwise never know each other. Discussions are open to anyone whether or not you have read the book, so please join us!



Location: Trustees' Room

Tuesday October 7, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 9:15 AM  -  10:15 AM Coldwell Banker     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carol Young    617-696-4430   carol.young@nemoves.com
   

office meeting

    Location: Keys Community Room
 
misc_baby.GIF 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Baby Rhyme Time     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-898-4957   
   

A program for our littlest library fans. These programs are just for babies from birth to 12 months (with their care-giver, of course). Music, rhythm, and nursery rhymes will be featured.

    Location: Story Hour Room
 
anim_owl 6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Night Owls Storytime     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-898-4957   struog@ocln.org
   

Stories for ages 3 and up with a adult caregiver. Miss Sara features one new book and one Kids' Favorite (brought from home) each week.  PJ's welcome!
No younger siblings please - no registration necessary.

    Location: Story Hour Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM College Planning with Veronica Guerrero-Macia     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jean Hlady   (617) 698-5757   
   

Milton resident and educational consultant Veronica Guerrero Macia will offer a college planning working this evening.  With 20 years experience in education and college admissions, her goal is to get every student into the "best fit college" for their success.  This program is free and is sponsored by The Friends of the Milton Public Library.  For more information contact the Reference Department at (617) 698-5757, x.3.

    Location: Keys Community Room
Wednesday October 8, 2014 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM  -  10:25 AM Small Wonders     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-898-4957   
   

A "lap-sit" program for babies and toddlers, with nursery songs and rhymes and age-appropriate story books. No registration required. Note: This program is repeated at 10:45. Choose the time that suits you best!

    Location: Story Hour Room
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Job Doctor Is In     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Department   617-698-5757   
   


The Doctor is in…Milton’s own Job Doctor…Roni Noland.

Roni has the right prescription to remedy any questions & concerns you have with your job search. Stop by for a brief career strategy session with professional career coach, Roni Noland, any Wednesday morning. You can visit with her at her table on the Library second floor anytime between 10:30am & noon. She is available to answer your questions about resumes & cover letters, networking, social networking, interviewing and job search strategy. Roni can review and tweak your resume, help you craft a persuasive cover letter and be a guide through the maze of on-line resources and job sites. Drop-In. This service is free and open to all.

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    Location: Library 2nd Floor
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:45 AM  -  11:10 AM Small Wonders     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-898-4957   
   

A "lap-sit" program for babies and toddlers, with nursery songs and rhymes and age-appropriate story books. No registration required. Note: This program is a repeat  of the 10:00 program. Choose the time that suits you best!

    Location: Story Hour Room
 
misc_none 3:45 PM  -  4:45 PM Girl Scout Meeting     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Mimi Graham   617-696-1692   mimibgraham@gmail.com
   

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    Location: Conference Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Author Talk with Anthony Sammarco     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jean Hlady   (617) 698-5757   
   

Author and historian Anthony Sammarco talks about his new book entitled Lost Boston.  His new work is a nostalgic journey back in time to visit some of the disappeared Boston buildings and places in all their grandeur, before the wrecking ball and decline set in.  A book signing will follow.  Please join us for this stimulating discussion and program, which is sponsored by The Friends of the Milton Public Library.

    Location: Keys Community Room
Thursday October 9, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  1:00 PM ABCC Meeting     Tell a Friend
   

Booked by Town Hall.

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misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Scholastic Book Fair     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Brooke Shea   508-450-9475   bshea@scholasticbookfairs.com
   

meeting for teachers

    Location: Keys Community Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Citizens for a Diverse Milton     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cynthia Guise   617-696-9474   clguise@comcast.net
   

Monthly planning meeting to discuss diversity in the MPS.

    Location: Conference Room
Friday October 10, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Free Play Friday     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-898-4957   
   

Drop by and enjoy puzzles and games in the Story Hour room. The room will be open for two hours in the morning for you to enjoy with your little ones.

    Location: Story Hour Room
Saturday October 11, 2014 Go To Top
ent_drum3 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Drum to the Beat with Otha Day     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sara Truog   617-698-5757   struog@ocln.org
   

Come join a drum circle with Otha Day! A Drum Circle is a highly interactive group of people who play drums and percussion instruments together to create in-the-moment music. In this program Otha will lead kids and teens ages 8-17 in rhythm activities, games, traditional ensemble pieces, songs and improvisation. A don't-miss, awesome time is guaranteed! Registration is required, and will open three weeks prior to the event. Sponsored by the Friends of the Milton Public Library.

    Location: Keys Community Room
        There are 60 spaces available.
Tuesday October 14, 2014 -  Saturday October 18, 2014 Go To Top
lib_book_bunch1 Teen Read Week     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Rosa   617-698-5757   aboivin@ocln.org
   

Celebrate Teen Read Week 2014 with the teen department after school! This year's theme is Turn Dreams into Reality and on that note, the teen librarian Amy Rosa will have an ongoing suggestion list that whole week to request books, graphic novels, manga, magazines or video games to order for the teen room. The top five requested items will be ordered by Miss Amy for the collection and the requestees will be honored with a thank you note somewhere inside the item. So teens... ready... set... request! 

Also ongoing this week after school, show off your poetry skills and put together a display of Spine Label Poetry in the teen room. Spine Label Poetry is when you use the titles of books to put together a poem by stacking the books one on top of another to create lines in the poem. Displays will be showcased this week in the teen room with a placecard with the writer's name and title of their poem. People are also encouraged to vote on their favorites and the winning display will be photographed and put up on the library's website and blog. 

Teen Read Week is open to any teens in grades 6 to 12 and is sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Please contact Amy Rosa, Teen Librarian, at (617) 698-5757 or aboivin@ocln.org with questions or comments. 

    Location: Library 2nd Floor
Tuesday October 14, 2014 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Baby Rhyme Time     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-898-4957   
   

A program for our littlest library fans. These programs are just for babies from birth to 12 months (with their care-giver, of course). Music, rhythm, and nursery rhymes will be featured.

    Location: Story Hour Room
 
anim_owl 6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Night Owls Storytime     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-898-4957   struog@ocln.org
   

Stories for ages 3 and up with a adult caregiver. Miss Sara features one new book and one Kids' Favorite (brought from home) each week.  PJ's welcome!
No younger siblings please - no registration necessary.

    Location: Story Hour Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Milton Library Foundation     Tell a Friend
Wednesday October 15, 2014 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM  -  10:25 AM Small Wonders     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-898-4957   
   

A "lap-sit" program for babies and toddlers, with nursery songs and rhymes and age-appropriate story books. No registration required. Note: This program is repeated at 10:45. Choose the time that suits you best!

    Location: Story Hour Room
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Job Doctor Is In     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Department   617-698-5757   
   


The Doctor is in…Milton’s own Job Doctor…Roni Noland.

Roni has the right prescription to remedy any questions & concerns you have with your job search. Stop by for a brief career strategy session with professional career coach, Roni Noland, any Wednesday morning. You can visit with her at her table on the Library second floor anytime between 10:30am & noon. She is available to answer your questions about resumes & cover letters, networking, social networking, interviewing and job search strategy. Roni can review and tweak your resume, help you craft a persuasive cover letter and be a guide through the maze of on-line resources and job sites. Drop-In. This service is free and open to all.

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    Location: Library 2nd Floor
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:45 AM  -  11:10 AM Small Wonders     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-898-4957   
   

A "lap-sit" program for babies and toddlers, with nursery songs and rhymes and age-appropriate story books. No registration required. Note: This program is a repeat  of the 10:00 program. Choose the time that suits you best!

    Location: Story Hour Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Sustainable Milton monthly meeting     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Louis Pierro   617-6981305   louis.pierro5@gmail.com
   

the board of Sustainable Milton and other interested members and the public will gather to discuss organizational events and issues of sustainability in the town of Milton and nearby communities

    Location: Conference Room
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Thursday October 16, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Room is Booked
    Location: Keys Community Room
Friday October 17, 2014 Go To Top
misc_asl 10:00 AM  -  11:00 AM Signing with Maribeth for Parent and Baby     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sara Truog   617-898-4956   struog@ocln.org
   

Learn how to communicate with your baby before he/she can speak!  Join Maribeth MacDonald, sign language interpreter, for an introductory course in baby sign language.  Infants from eight months of age can learn concepts such as “thirsty,” “milk,” “water,” “hungry,” “sleepy,” “pacifier,” “more,” and other basic signs; participants will learn how to use these signs, and more!

For babies 8-18 mos, with parent.  Registration is required and will open three weeks prior to the session.

    Location: Story Hour Room
 
ent_filmproj 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM After School Movie     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Rosa   617-698-5757   aboivin@ocln.org
   

Join the Teen Services department for Friday Flicks! Vote for your Teen Choice movie on Facebook or in the teen room. Friday Flicks are after school for students in grades 6-12. Admission is free and snacks will be provided. Please contact Amy Rosa, Teen Librarian, at (617) 698-5757 or aboivin@ocln.org with questions or comments. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

    Location: Keys Community Room
Saturday October 18, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Knitting with Nina     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Dept.   617-698-5757   
   

Knitting with Nina

Knit, create & make new friends!  Knitters of all experience levels are invited to twice monthly drop-in workshops.  Bring your own materials, projects & questions. attend one meeting or atten them all.  Get advice about a tricky stitch or come & help novice knitters learn.  These casual knitting socials will be held from September thru November & January thru June.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Milton Public Library, there are no dues or fees to join.  Mark your calendar for the first Thursday evening & third Saturday morning of each month.  Meetings start Thursday, September 4th. 

Questions?  Contact Nina Zonnevylle @ nzonnevylle@gmail.com.

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    Location: Conference Room
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Reading Dogs     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sara Truog   617-898-4957   struog@ocln.org
   

The Reading Dogs are back!  Kids currently in grades 1-5 who need to practice reading aloud are invited to come meet and read to some lovable therapy dogs who are great listeners.  Each child will have the opportunity to read at least one book to one of our canine volunteers.  Bring a favorite book with you, or choose from our shelf.  Registration is required.

    Location: Story Hour Room
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Room is Booked
    Location: Keys Community Room
 
trans_firetruck 2:30 PM  -  4:00 PM Room is Booked
    Location: Story Hour Room
Sunday October 19, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:30 PM Lincoln Exhibit Lecture     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Robin Tagliaferri   617-696-1815   r.tagliaferri@forbeshousemuseum.org
   

Noted Abraham Lincoln scholar and author, Rhode Island Chief Justice (retired), Frank J. Williams, will present the lecture, "Lincoln's Melancholia," on Sunday October 19 @ 2pm.

Lincoln's melancholy has been the subject of much research and speculation. Lincoln was known to have suffered from clinical depression, having written about suicide as a young man and experienced breakdowns on a number of occasions.

"Abraham Lincoln fought clinical depression all his life," writes Joshua Wolf Shenk in his article, 'Lincoln's Great Depression' (The Atlantic, October 2005), "and if he were alive today, his condition would be treated as a 'character issue'- that is, a political liability. His condition was indeed a character issue as it gave him the tools to save the nation."

The exhibit, Mary Bowditch Forbes and the FHM Lincoln Collection, features 27 paintings, prints, drawings, photographs and documents highlighting aspects of the American Civil War and the building of the FHM Lincoln Cabin. The artworks and memorabilia are drawn from the permanent collection of the Forbes House Museum, acquired over a fifty year period by Mary Bowditch Forbes. The exhibit is on view through January 2015.

For more information on programs, exhibits, events and group tours of the Forbes House Museum contact the office at 617.696.1815 or visit the website, www.forbeshousemuseum.org.

 

    Location: Keys Community Room
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM MLSA Meeting     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Dan Haacker   617-698-5757   
    Location: Conference Room
Monday October 20, 2014 Go To Top
misc_twodancers 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Puppets Plus     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-898-4957   struog@ocln.org
   

Family storytime incorporating stories, finger puppets, and songs for preschool children of all ages and their caregivers. No registration needed.

* This storytime repeats a second time from 10:45-11:15.  Choose the time you like best!

    Location: Story Hour Room
 
misc_twodancers 10:45 AM  -  11:15 AM Puppets Plus     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-898-4957   struog@ocln.org
   

Second session:
Family storytime incorporating stories, finger puppets, and songs for preschool children of all ages and their caregivers. No registration needed.

    Location: Story Hour Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Preschool Administrators' Open House     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sara Truog   617-698-5757   struog@ocln.org
   

A special Open House just for preschool administrators and staff.  Please join Sara Truog, Children's Librarian, for a tour of the Children’s Room, a demonstration of the online tools we have for Milton library cardholders, and a discussion of the many types of services we can provide to you and your school.  By invitation only; contact the Children's Room to participate.

    Location: Story Hour Room
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lib_book_pencil 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Teen writing workshop     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Rosa   617-698-5757   aboivin@ocln.org
   

Aspiring writers in grades 6-12 are invited to a creative writing workshop with local young adult author Kathyrn Burak.. This is the second in a series of 4 workshops to be offered at the library this fall, each on a different aspect of writing! This month's topic will be TBA.

Ms. Burak is a Milton resident who teaches writing at Boston University. Her debut young adult novel, Emily's Dress and Other Missing Things, recieved a starred review from Booklist and was nominated for an Edgar Award. She's a regular guest and presenter at the library, and we're thrilled to have her back again.

Refreshments will be provided and admission is free.. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Milton Public Library. 

    Location: Conference Room
Tuesday October 21, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 9:15 AM  -  10:15 AM Coldwell Banker     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Carol Young   617-696-4430   carol.young@nemoves.com
   

office meeting

    Location: Keys Community Room
 
misc_baby.GIF 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Baby Rhyme Time     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-898-4957   
   

A program for our littlest library fans. These programs are just for babies from birth to 12 months (with their care-giver, of course). Music, rhythm, and nursery rhymes will be featured.

    Location: Story Hour Room
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Tufts Health Plan Medicare Preferred Member Education Meeting     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Justin Grankewicz   617-972-9400 x4054   jgrankewicz@gmail.com
   

Meeting / presentation for members of Tufts Health Plan Medicare Preferred designed to educate them about benefits and how their plan works, provide them with resources that can offer premium/prescription assistance, as well as update them with information on changes to their plan for 2015.

***This is not a sales meeting***

 

    Location: Keys Community Room
 
anim_owl 6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Night Owls Storytime     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-898-4957   struog@ocln.org
   

Stories for ages 3 and up with a adult caregiver. Miss Sara features one new book and one Kids' Favorite (brought from home) each week.  PJ's welcome!
No younger siblings please - no registration necessary.

    Location: Story Hour Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM BAY STATE PHANTOMS     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ellen Pendoley   617-696-0870   ejpen@comcast.net
   

New England folklorist John Horrigan provides an amusing historical overview of paranormal events and sightings of odd creatures in Massachusetts from 1630 - 2010

    Location: Keys Community Room
Wednesday October 22, 2014 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM  -  10:25 AM Small Wonders     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-898-4957   
   

A "lap-sit" program for babies and toddlers, with nursery songs and rhymes and age-appropriate story books. No registration required. Note: This program is repeated at 10:45. Choose the time that suits you best!

    Location: Story Hour Room
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Job Doctor Is In     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Department   617-698-5757   
   


The Doctor is in…Milton’s own Job Doctor…Roni Noland.

Roni has the right prescription to remedy any questions & concerns you have with your job search. Stop by for a brief career strategy session with professional career coach, Roni Noland, any Wednesday morning. You can visit with her at her table on the Library second floor anytime between 10:30am & noon. She is available to answer your questions about resumes & cover letters, networking, social networking, interviewing and job search strategy. Roni can review and tweak your resume, help you craft a persuasive cover letter and be a guide through the maze of on-line resources and job sites. Drop-In. This service is free and open to all.

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    Location: Library 2nd Floor
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:45 AM  -  11:10 AM Small Wonders     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-898-4957   
   

A "lap-sit" program for babies and toddlers, with nursery songs and rhymes and age-appropriate story books. No registration required. Note: This program is a repeat  of the 10:00 program. Choose the time that suits you best!

    Location: Story Hour Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Eire Society     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ed Duffy   617-698-9435   
   

meeting

    Location: Conference Room
Friday October 24, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Green Infrastructure Workshop     Tell a Friend
   

MassBays/CZM/EPA/workshop

 
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Free Play Friday     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-898-4957   
   

Drop by and enjoy puzzles and games in the Story Hour room. The room will be open for two hours in the morning for you to enjoy with your little ones.

    Location: Story Hour Room
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Saturday October 25, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 12:00 PM  -  2:00 PM Commonwealth Figure Skating     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jeff Erikson   617-696-7957   jeffrey.erickson@comcast.net
    Location: Conference Room
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Room is Booked
    Location: Keys Community Room
 
rec_paintpalette 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Art with Ginny     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-898-4957   struog@ocln.org
   

Children entering grades K-2 can join Ginny Brearley and create a Halloween-themed masterpiece to take home. Registration is required and will open about three weeks prior to the program. Sponsored by the Friends of the Milton Library.

    Location: Story Hour Room
Sunday October 26, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  4:00 PM Reserved for Garden Club     Tell a Friend
   

Talk to Will

    Location: Keys Community Room
Monday October 27, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Room is Booked
    Location: Keys Community Room
Tuesday October 28, 2014 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Baby Rhyme Time     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-898-4957   
   

A program for our littlest library fans. These programs are just for babies from birth to 12 months (with their care-giver, of course). Music, rhythm, and nursery rhymes will be featured.

    Location: Story Hour Room
 
anim_owl 6:30 PM  -  7:00 PM Night Owls Storytime     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-898-4957   struog@ocln.org
   

Stories for ages 3 and up with a adult caregiver. Miss Sara features one new book and one Kids' Favorite (brought from home) each week.  PJ's welcome!
No younger siblings please - no registration necessary.

    Location: Story Hour Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Room is Booked
    Location: Keys Community Room
Wednesday October 29, 2014 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM  -  10:25 AM Small Wonders     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-898-4957   
   

A "lap-sit" program for babies and toddlers, with nursery songs and rhymes and age-appropriate story books. No registration required. Note: This program is repeated at 10:45. Choose the time that suits you best!

    Location: Story Hour Room
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Job Doctor Is In     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Department   617-698-5757   
   


The Doctor is in…Milton’s own Job Doctor…Roni Noland.

Roni has the right prescription to remedy any questions & concerns you have with your job search. Stop by for a brief career strategy session with professional career coach, Roni Noland, any Wednesday morning. You can visit with her at her table on the Library second floor anytime between 10:30am & noon. She is available to answer your questions about resumes & cover letters, networking, social networking, interviewing and job search strategy. Roni can review and tweak your resume, help you craft a persuasive cover letter and be a guide through the maze of on-line resources and job sites. Drop-In. This service is free and open to all.

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    Location: Library 2nd Floor
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:45 AM  -  11:10 AM Small Wonders     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-898-4957   
   

A "lap-sit" program for babies and toddlers, with nursery songs and rhymes and age-appropriate story books. No registration required. Note: This program is a repeat  of the 10:00 program. Choose the time that suits you best!

    Location: Story Hour Room
Thursday October 30, 2014 Go To Top
ent_microphone2 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Teen Cosplay Fashion Show     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Rosa   617-698-5757   aboivin@ocln.org
   

Show off your Cosplay skills in our Teen Cosplay Fashion Show! Register to walk the runway dressed up as your favorite character from a video game, movie, book, manga or anime. Participants will be judged on creativity, accuracy, craftmanship, and overall audience response to the piece. Prizes will be given to first, second and third place. Any teens in grades 6 to 12 are invited to participate. Please contact Amy Rosa, Teen Librarian, at (617) 698-5757 or aboivin@ocln.org with questions or comments.

Admission is free. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. 

 

    Location: Keys Community Room
        There are 20 spaces available.
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Saturday November 1, 2014 Go To Top
misc_kidsreading 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Sensory Story Time     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-898-4957   
   

These are storytimes created for children with Sensory Integration Issues, Autism Spectrum Disorders or other Developmental Delays ALONG WITH their typically developing peers and siblings.  Join us for fine/gross motor activities, songs and wonderful stories.  A predictable, visual schedule will guide our sessions.  We ask that an adult accompany each child to foster success for all participants.  This storytime is geared for children ages 3-5.  If other storytimes have not been the right fit for your child, this may be just what you were looking for.


Space is limited.  Registration is required (separately for each program) through the library’s on-line calendar at www.miltonlibrary.org or call the Children’s Room at the Milton Public Library (617) 898-4957.

Our program presenter Kerri O'Keefe Brosnan (Miss Kerri) worked as a Children's Librarian for five years at the Needham Free Library.  Prior to that, she taught Special Education at the elementary level for several years.  She has combined her unique skill set and developed a Sensory Storytime to help bring Children's Literature to all and to make the library experience accessible to all learners.  Miss Kerri has an M.Ed in Moderate Special Needs from Simmons Collegeand is certified as a School Librarian. 
 

    Location: Story Hour Room
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Music Through the Decades: Concert with David Polansky     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jean Hlady   (617) 698-5757   
   

David Polansky, singer and pianist extraordinaire, will present a wonderful program today of songs tracing the decades.    Join us for a musical journey through one hundred years of the American Popular Songbook.  Using keyboard, trumpet and vocals, David brings alive the music of Berlin, Gershwin, Cohan and a host of others.  Music from the Roaring 20s, the Big Band and Swing Eras, Broadway and the Wild West will get you on your feet!  This program is sponsored by The Friends of the Milton Public Library.

    Location: Keys Community Room
 
lib_book3 3:30 PM  -  4:30 PM Room is Booked
    Location: Story Hour Room
Monday November 3, 2014 Go To Top
misc_twodancers 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Puppets Plus     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-898-4957   struog@ocln.org
   

Family storytime incorporating stories, finger puppets, and songs for preschool children of all ages and their caregivers. No registration needed.

* This storytime repeats a second time from 10:45-11:15.  Choose the time you like best!

    Location: Story Hour Room
 
misc_twodancers 10:45 AM  -  11:15 AM Puppets Plus     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-898-4957   struog@ocln.org
   

Second session:
Family storytime incorporating stories, finger puppets, and songs for preschool children of all ages and their caregivers. No registration needed.

    Location: Story Hour Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM BSA Troop 5 Committee Meeting     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Alice Jamal   617-696-3549   alice_vjamal@hotmail.com
   

Monthly meeting of adult leaders and parents of boys in BSA Troop 5, St. Agatha Church.   All adults are welcome to participate

    Location: Keys Community Room
 
misc_none 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Library Book Discussion     Tell a Friend
   

This month's selection is 'The Distance Between Us' by Reyna Grande.

The book discussions are held on the first Monday of each month from February through May and October through December. This meeting will be held at 7:30 pm in the Trustees Room of the Library, or at Winter Valley at 10 am. We invite you to join us!

The discussions are friendly and fun and bring together members of our community who might otherwise never know each other. Discussions are open to anyone whether or not you have read the book, so please join us!



Location: Trustees' Room

Tuesday November 4, 2014 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Baby Rhyme Time     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-898-4957   
   

A program for our littlest library fans. These programs are just for babies from birth to 12 months (with their care-giver, of course). Music, rhythm, and nursery rhymes will be featured.

    Location: Story Hour Room
Wednesday November 5, 2014 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM  -  10:25 AM Small Wonders     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-898-4957   
   

A "lap-sit" program for babies and toddlers, with nursery songs and rhymes and age-appropriate story books. No registration required. Note: This program is repeated at 10:45. Choose the time that suits you best!

    Location: Story Hour Room
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Job Doctor Is In     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Department   617-698-5757   
   


The Doctor is in…Milton’s own Job Doctor…Roni Noland.

Roni has the right prescription to remedy any questions & concerns you have with your job search. Stop by for a brief career strategy session with professional career coach, Roni Noland, any Wednesday morning. You can visit with her at her table on the Library second floor anytime between 10:30am & noon. She is available to answer your questions about resumes & cover letters, networking, social networking, interviewing and job search strategy. Roni can review and tweak your resume, help you craft a persuasive cover letter and be a guide through the maze of on-line resources and job sites. Drop-In. This service is free and open to all.

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    Location: Library 2nd Floor
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:45 AM  -  11:10 AM Small Wonders     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-898-4957   
   

A "lap-sit" program for babies and toddlers, with nursery songs and rhymes and age-appropriate story books. No registration required. Note: This program is a repeat  of the 10:00 program. Choose the time that suits you best!

    Location: Story Hour Room
Thursday November 6, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Hiking the Pacific Crest Trail with Wendy Johnston     Tell a Friend
   

Wendy Johnston will give a talk on her hike of the Pacific Crest Trail which runs 2,700 miles from the US/Mexican border to the Canadian border through California, Oregon, and Washington (the same trail that Cheryl Strayed wrote about in her book Wild).  She also hiked the entire Appalachian Trail from Georgia to Maine in 2009.  Her talk centers around the lessons she learned on her long hikes, and she hopes to inspire people to step outside their comfort zones and go after what makes them come alive.  Wendy feels that the trail is a very controlled environment in which so much of the external stimuli that we are constantly surrounded by is eliminated.  When stripped of many of the demands placed upon us, we are able to focus more internally, listen to ourselves more closely, and receive lessons that take much longer to learn in the busy world that we live in.  Please come join us for a fascinating discussion.  This program is sponsored by The Friends of the Milton Public Library.

    Location: Keys Community Room
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misc_kidsreading1 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Teen Book Club     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Rosa   617-698-5757   aboivin@ocln.org
   

Located in the Teen Room

Teen Book Club monthly meeting, open to ages 12 to 18 years old. Our November pick is TBA.

Snacks will be provided and anyone new is welcome to join us! To get a copy of the book, please visit www.miltonlibrary.org or contact Amy at aboivin@ocln.org or 617-698-5757.

Teen Book Club is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

    Location: Library 2nd Floor
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Knitting with Nina     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Dept.   617-698-5757   
   

Knitting with Nina

Knit, create & make new friends!  Knitters of all experience levels are invited to twice monthly drop-in workshops.  Bring your own materials, projects & questions. attend one meeting or atten them all.  Get advice about a tricky stitch or come & help novice knitters learn.  These casual knitting socials will be held from September thru November & January thru June.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Milton Public Library, there are no dues or fees to join.  Mark your calendar for the first Thursday evening & third Saturday morning of each month.  Meetings start Thursday, September 4th. 

Questions?  Contact Nina Zonnevylle @ nzonnevylle@gmail.com.

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    Location: Conference Room
Friday November 7, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM First Friday Book Chat with Will Adamczyk     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jean Hlady   (617) 698-5757   
   

The Milton Public Library's Director, Will Adamczyk, will host an open book chat about new and popular books.  Please come join him for a fun hour.

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    Location: Conference Room
Monday November 10, 2014 Go To Top
misc_twodancers 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Puppets Plus     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-898-4957   struog@ocln.org
   

Family storytime incorporating stories, finger puppets, and songs for preschool children of all ages and their caregivers. No registration needed.

* This storytime repeats a second time from 10:45-11:15.  Choose the time you like best!

    Location: Story Hour Room
 
misc_twodancers 10:45 AM  -  11:15 AM Puppets Plus     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-898-4957   struog@ocln.org
   

Second session:
Family storytime incorporating stories, finger puppets, and songs for preschool children of all ages and their caregivers. No registration needed.

    Location: Story Hour Room
 
lib_book_pencil 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Teen Writing Workshop     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Rosa   617-698-5757   aboivin@ocln.org
   

Aspiring writers in grades 6-12 are invited to a creative writing workshop with local young adult author Kathyrn Burak.. This is the third in a series of 4 workshops to be offered at the library this fall, each on a different aspect of writing! This month's topic will be TBA.

Ms. Burak is a Milton resident who teaches writing at Boston University. Her debut young adult novel, Emily's Dress and Other Missing Things, recieved a starred review from Booklist and was nominated for an Edgar Award. She's a regular guest and presenter at the library, and we're thrilled to have her back again.

Refreshments will be provided and admission is free.. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Milton Public Library. 

    Location: Conference Room
Wednesday November 12, 2014 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM  -  10:25 AM Small Wonders     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-898-4957   
   

A "lap-sit" program for babies and toddlers, with nursery songs and rhymes and age-appropriate story books. No registration required. Note: This program is repeated at 10:45. Choose the time that suits you best!

    Location: Story Hour Room
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Job Doctor Is In     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Department   617-698-5757   
   


The Doctor is in…Milton’s own Job Doctor…Roni Noland.

Roni has the right prescription to remedy any questions & concerns you have with your job search. Stop by for a brief career strategy session with professional career coach, Roni Noland, any Wednesday morning. You can visit with her at her table on the Library second floor anytime between 10:30am & noon. She is available to answer your questions about resumes & cover letters, networking, social networking, interviewing and job search strategy. Roni can review and tweak your resume, help you craft a persuasive cover letter and be a guide through the maze of on-line resources and job sites. Drop-In. This service is free and open to all.

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    Location: Library 2nd Floor
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:45 AM  -  11:10 AM Small Wonders     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-898-4957   
   

A "lap-sit" program for babies and toddlers, with nursery songs and rhymes and age-appropriate story books. No registration required. Note: This program is a repeat  of the 10:00 program. Choose the time that suits you best!

    Location: Story Hour Room
 
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Room is Booked
    Location: Keys Community Room
Thursday November 13, 2014 Go To Top
elect_video_camera 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM After School Movie     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Rosa   617-698-5757   aboivin@ocln.org
   

Join the Teen Services department for Friday Flicks! Vote for your Teen Choice movie on Facebook or in the teen room. Friday Flicks are after school for students in grades 6-12. Admission is free and snacks will be provided. Please contact Amy Rosa, Teen Librarian, at (617) 698-5757 or aboivin@ocln.org with questions or comments. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

    Location: Keys Community Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:00 PM Green Homes Milton Workshop     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Tara Manno Richer   617.696.3294   lorax350@gmail.com
   

Please join Sustainable Milton as we host Next Step Living for a workshop full of home energy saving tips.

    Location: Keys Community Room
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misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Citizens for a Diverse Milton     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Cynthia Guise   617-696-9474   clguise@comcast.net
   

Monthly planning meeting to discuss diversity in the MPS.

    Location: Conference Room
Friday November 14, 2014 Go To Top
rec_legoguy 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Lego Club     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-698-5757   struog@ocln.org
   

Come build with the library's Lego collection!  Each month we'll build on a different theme.  At the end of the hour, your creations will go on display for all library visitors to enjoy.  Ages 6-12 welcome. Registration is required.

    Location: Story Hour Room
Saturday November 15, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Knitting with Nina     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Dept.   617-698-5757   
   

Knitting with Nina

Knit, create & make new friends!  Knitters of all experience levels are invited to twice monthly drop-in workshops.  Bring your own materials, projects & questions. attend one meeting or atten them all.  Get advice about a tricky stitch or come & help novice knitters learn.  These casual knitting socials will be held from September thru November & January thru June.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Milton Public Library, there are no dues or fees to join.  Mark your calendar for the first Thursday evening & third Saturday morning of each month.  Meetings start Thursday, September 4th. 

Questions?  Contact Nina Zonnevylle @ nzonnevylle@gmail.com.

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    Location: Conference Room
 
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Reading Dogs     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sara Truog   617-898-4957   struog@ocln.org
   

The Reading Dogs are back!  Kids currently in grades 1-5 who need to practice reading aloud are invited to come meet and read to some lovable therapy dogs who are great listeners.  Each child will have the opportunity to read at least one book to one of our canine volunteers.  Bring a favorite book with you, or choose from our shelf.  Registration is required.

    Location: Story Hour Room
 
anim_dog_scottie 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Room is Booked
    Location: Keys Community Room
Monday November 17, 2014 Go To Top
misc_twodancers 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Puppets Plus     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-898-4957   struog@ocln.org
   

Family storytime incorporating stories, finger puppets, and songs for preschool children of all ages and their caregivers. No registration needed.

* This storytime repeats a second time from 10:45-11:15.  Choose the time you like best!

    Location: Story Hour Room
 
misc_twodancers 10:45 AM  -  11:15 AM Puppets Plus     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-898-4957   struog@ocln.org
   

Second session:
Family storytime incorporating stories, finger puppets, and songs for preschool children of all ages and their caregivers. No registration needed.

    Location: Story Hour Room
 
med_red_cross 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Hunger Games Survival Course     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Rosa   617-698-5757   aboivin@ocln.org
   

The teen department gladly welcomes backs Animal World Experience with The Hunger Games Basic Survival Course! Calling all tributes (any teens in grades 6 to 12). We welcome you to the 74th Annual Hunger Games!  The time has come to say goodbye to loved ones and journey to the capitol to begin your training.

  • Learn to create life-saving shelter anywhere
  • Discover how to locate and purify water
  • Learn to build a quick fire that can be lit using only one match
  • Practice Katniss’s famous twitch-up snare
  • Learn four edible/medicinal wild plants that are abundant throughout North America year-round
  • Try your hand at Peeta’s camouflage techniques
  • Learn archery basics and one or more participants get to shoot a replica of Katniss’s bow from the arena

Happy Hunger Games!  And may the odds ever be in your favor!

Admission is free. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library. Please contact Amy Rosa, teen librarian for any further information.

    Location: Keys Community Room
 
nat_stars 6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM Bedtime Math     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sara Truog   617-698-5757   struog@ocln.org
   

Bedtime Math is a nonprofit organization that helps kids love math like playtime or dessert.  Come join Miss Sara for this special pajama party to get your kids fired up about numbers!  Kids aged 6-9, with parent or caregiver, are invited to come solve puzzles, make a craft, enjoy a post-dinner snack, and get excited about math!  Don't forget to wear your pj's...

Registration is required and will open three weeks prior to the event.

    Location: Story Hour Room
Tuesday November 18, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 9:15 AM  -  10:15 AM Room is Booked
    Location: Keys Community Room
 
misc_baby.GIF 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Baby Rhyme Time     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-898-4957   
   

A program for our littlest library fans. These programs are just for babies from birth to 12 months (with their care-giver, of course). Music, rhythm, and nursery rhymes will be featured.

    Location: Story Hour Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Milton Library Foundation     Tell a Friend
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Wednesday November 19, 2014 Go To Top
lib_teddybear_reading 10:00 AM  -  10:25 AM Small Wonders     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-898-4957   
   

A "lap-sit" program for babies and toddlers, with nursery songs and rhymes and age-appropriate story books. No registration required. Note: This program is repeated at 10:45. Choose the time that suits you best!

    Location: Story Hour Room
 
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  12:00 PM Job Doctor Is In     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Department   617-698-5757   
   


The Doctor is in…Milton’s own Job Doctor…Roni Noland.

Roni has the right prescription to remedy any questions & concerns you have with your job search. Stop by for a brief career strategy session with professional career coach, Roni Noland, any Wednesday morning. You can visit with her at her table on the Library second floor anytime between 10:30am & noon. She is available to answer your questions about resumes & cover letters, networking, social networking, interviewing and job search strategy. Roni can review and tweak your resume, help you craft a persuasive cover letter and be a guide through the maze of on-line resources and job sites. Drop-In. This service is free and open to all.

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    Location: Library 2nd Floor
 
lib_teddybear_reading 10:45 AM  -  11:10 AM Small Wonders     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-898-4957   
   

A "lap-sit" program for babies and toddlers, with nursery songs and rhymes and age-appropriate story books. No registration required. Note: This program is a repeat  of the 10:00 program. Choose the time that suits you best!

    Location: Story Hour Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Milton Garden Club     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sasa Panarese   617-480-8241   sasapan@comcast.net
   

Meeting

    Location: Keys Community Room
Thursday November 20, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM The Tragedy of the Cocoanut Grove Fire     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Ellen Pendoley   617-696-0870   ejpen@comcast.net
   

The Milton Historical Society presents:

"The Tragedy of the Cocoanut Grove Fire" which recounts the vents that led to the fire & its enduring mysteries.  By writer Stephanie Schorow.

    Location: Keys Community Room
Monday November 24, 2014 Go To Top
misc_twodancers 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Puppets Plus     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-898-4957   struog@ocln.org
   

Family storytime incorporating stories, finger puppets, and songs for preschool children of all ages and their caregivers. No registration needed.

* This storytime repeats a second time from 10:45-11:15.  Choose the time you like best!

    Location: Story Hour Room
 
misc_twodancers 10:45 AM  -  11:15 AM Puppets Plus     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-898-4957   struog@ocln.org
   

Second session:
Family storytime incorporating stories, finger puppets, and songs for preschool children of all ages and their caregivers. No registration needed.

    Location: Story Hour Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Room is Booked
    Location: Keys Community Room
Tuesday November 25, 2014 Go To Top
misc_baby.GIF 11:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Baby Rhyme Time     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-898-4957   
   

A program for our littlest library fans. These programs are just for babies from birth to 12 months (with their care-giver, of course). Music, rhythm, and nursery rhymes will be featured.

    Location: Story Hour Room
Monday December 1, 2014 Go To Top
misc_twodancers 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Puppets Plus     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-898-4957   struog@ocln.org
   

Family storytime incorporating stories, finger puppets, and songs for preschool children of all ages and their caregivers. No registration needed.

* This storytime repeats a second time from 10:45-11:15.  Choose the time you like best!

    Location: Story Hour Room
 
misc_twodancers 10:45 AM  -  11:15 AM Puppets Plus     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-898-4957   struog@ocln.org
   

Second session:
Family storytime incorporating stories, finger puppets, and songs for preschool children of all ages and their caregivers. No registration needed.

    Location: Story Hour Room
 
misc_kidsreading1 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Teen Book Club     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Rosa   617-698-5757   aboivin@ocln.org
   

Teen Book Club monthly meeting, open to ages 12 to 18 years old. Our December pick is TBA.

Snacks will be provided and anyone new is welcome to join us! To get a copy of the book, please visit www.miltonlibrary.org or contact Amy at aboivin@ocln.org or 617-698-5757.

Teen Book Club is sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

    Location: Conference Room
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misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM BSA Troop 5 Comm. Mtg     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Alice Jamal   617-696-3549   alice_vjamal@hotmail.com
   

Monthly meeting of parents and adult leaders of BSA Troop 5, Milton - St. Agatha Church.  All parents are welcome!

    Location: Keys Community Room
 
misc_none 7:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Library Book Discussion     Tell a Friend
   

This month's selection is 'The Burgess Boys' by Elizabeth Strout.

The book discussions are held on the first Monday of each month from February through May and October through December. This meeting will be held at 7:30 pm in the Trustees Room of the Library, or at Winter Valley at 10 am. We invite you to join us!

The discussions are friendly and fun and bring together members of our community who might otherwise never know each other. Discussions are open to anyone whether or not you have read the book, so please join us!



Location: Trustees' Room

Tuesday December 2, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 9:15 AM  -  10:15 AM Room is Booked
    Location: Keys Community Room
 
misc_none 6:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Room is Booked
    Location: Wotiz Gallery
Wednesday December 3, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Room is Booked
    Location: Keys Community Room
Thursday December 4, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Tucker Neighborhood Association     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sheryl Fleitmann   339-987-0499   muzikspal@gmail.com
   

Neighborhood meeting.

    Location: Keys Community Room
Friday December 5, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM First Friday Book Chat with Will Adamczyk     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Jean Hlady   (617) 698-5757   
   

The Milton Public Library's Director, Will Adamczyk, will host an open book chat about new and popular books.  Please come join him for a fun hour.

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    Location: Conference Room
Saturday December 6, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Kaplan SAT Practice Test     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Rosa   617-698-5757   aboivin@ocln.org
   

Join Kaplan and the teen department for a FREE college prep event and take a full length practice test of the SAT/ACT combo. All of their practice tests are proctured like an actual test, except your scores won't go on record. You will receive test scores back 1-2 weeks after the exam. Results will be sent back via email or phone and a Kaplan representative will be able to answer any questions you may have. Sign up online at kaptest.com/college to reserve your spot! Event code will be posted soon. Any questions? Contact the teen librarian, Amy Rosa.

    Location: Keys Community Room
 
misc_kidsreading 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Sensory Story Time     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-898-4957   
   

These are storytimes created for children with Sensory Integration Issues, Autism Spectrum Disorders or other Developmental Delays ALONG WITH their typically developing peers and siblings.  Join us for fine/gross motor activities, songs and wonderful stories.  A predictable, visual schedule will guide our sessions.  We ask that an adult accompany each child to foster success for all participants.  This storytime is geared for children ages 3-5.  If other storytimes have not been the right fit for your child, this may be just what you were looking for.


Space is limited.  Registration is required (separately for each program) through the library’s on-line calendar at www.miltonlibrary.org or call the Children’s Room at the Milton Public Library (617) 898-4957.

Our program presenter Kerri O'Keefe Brosnan (Miss Kerri) worked as a Children's Librarian for five years at the Needham Free Library.  Prior to that, she taught Special Education at the elementary level for several years.  She has combined her unique skill set and developed a Sensory Storytime to help bring Children's Literature to all and to make the library experience accessible to all learners.  Miss Kerri has an M.Ed in Moderate Special Needs from Simmons Collegeand is certified as a School Librarian. 
 

    Location: Story Hour Room
 
ent_stage1 2:30 PM  -  3:30 PM Sparky's Puppets presents: Stories from Snowy Lands     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sara Truog   617-898-4957   struog@ocln.org
   

Celebrate the winter season as Sparky’s Puppets perform “Stories from Snowy Lands” at the Milton Public Library on Saturday, December 6 at 2:30 P.M. Watch Jack Frost’s magic bring a snowman to life; laugh at the antics of a boastful bear that goes ice fishing; and visit a shoemaker’s shop on a wintry day!

Sparky’s Puppets dramatize favorite children’s stories with colorful puppets, lively humor and plenty of audience participation. They have performed in schools, libraries and festivals throughout New England for over 30 years.

All ages welcome.  Registration is required and will open three weeks prior to the event.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Milton Public Library.

    Location: Keys Community Room
Monday December 8, 2014 Go To Top
misc_twodancers 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Puppets Plus     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-898-4957   struog@ocln.org
   

Family storytime incorporating stories, finger puppets, and songs for preschool children of all ages and their caregivers. No registration needed.

* This storytime repeats a second time from 10:45-11:15.  Choose the time you like best!

    Location: Story Hour Room
 
misc_twodancers 10:45 AM  -  11:15 AM Puppets Plus     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-898-4957   struog@ocln.org
   

Second session:
Family storytime incorporating stories, finger puppets, and songs for preschool children of all ages and their caregivers. No registration needed.

    Location: Story Hour Room
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lib_book_pencil 7:00 PM  -  8:00 PM Teen Writing Workshop     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Rosa   617-698-5757   aboivin@ocln.org
   

Aspiring writers in grades 6-12 are invited to a creative writing workshop. This is the fourth in a series of 4 workshops to be offered at the library this fall, each on a different aspect of writing! This month's topic will be TBA.

Refreshments will be provided and admission is free.. This program is sponsored by the Friends of the Milton Public Library. 

    Location: Conference Room
Friday December 12, 2014 Go To Top
elect_video_camera 3:00 PM  -  5:00 PM After School Movie     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Rosa   617-698-5757   aboivin@ocln.org
   

Join the Teen Services department for Friday Flicks! Vote for your Teen Choice movie on Facebook or in the teen room. Friday Flicks are after school for students in grades 6-12. Admission is free and snacks will be provided. Please contact Amy Rosa, Teen Librarian, at (617) 698-5757 or aboivin@ocln.org with questions or comments. Sponsored by the Friends of the Library.

    Location: Keys Community Room
 
rec_legoguy 4:00 PM  -  5:00 PM Lego Club     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-698-5757   struog@ocln.org
   

Come build with the library's Lego collection!  Each month we'll build on a different theme.  At the end of the hour, your creations will go on display for all library visitors to enjoy.  Ages 6-12 welcome. Registration is required.

    Location: Story Hour Room
Saturday December 13, 2014 Go To Top
misc_none 11:00 AM  -  12:00 PM Reading Dogs     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Sara Truog   617-898-4957   struog@ocln.org
   

The Reading Dogs are back!  Kids currently in grades 1-5 who need to practice reading aloud are invited to come meet and read to some lovable therapy dogs who are great listeners.  Each child will have the opportunity to read at least one book to one of our canine volunteers.  Bring a favorite book with you, or choose from our shelf.  Registration is required.

    Location: Story Hour Room
 
misc_none 2:00 PM  -  3:00 PM Room is Booked
    Location: Keys Community Room
Monday December 15, 2014 Go To Top
misc_twodancers 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Puppets Plus     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-898-4957   struog@ocln.org
   

Family storytime incorporating stories, finger puppets, and songs for preschool children of all ages and their caregivers. No registration needed.

* This storytime repeats a second time from 10:45-11:15.  Choose the time you like best!

    Location: Story Hour Room
 
misc_twodancers 10:45 AM  -  11:15 AM Puppets Plus     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-898-4957   struog@ocln.org
   

Second session:
Family storytime incorporating stories, finger puppets, and songs for preschool children of all ages and their caregivers. No registration needed.

    Location: Story Hour Room
 
misc_none 6:30 PM  -  8:30 PM Room is Booked
    Location: Keys Community Room
Monday December 22, 2014 Go To Top
misc_twodancers 10:00 AM  -  10:30 AM Puppets Plus     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-898-4957   struog@ocln.org
   

Family storytime incorporating stories, finger puppets, and songs for preschool children of all ages and their caregivers. No registration needed.

* This storytime repeats a second time from 10:45-11:15.  Choose the time you like best!

    Location: Story Hour Room
 
misc_twodancers 10:45 AM  -  11:15 AM Puppets Plus     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Children's Room   617-898-4957   struog@ocln.org
   

Second session:
Family storytime incorporating stories, finger puppets, and songs for preschool children of all ages and their caregivers. No registration needed.

    Location: Story Hour Room
Monday January 5, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:30 AM  -  3:30 PM Blood Drive/Milton Jr. Woman's Club     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Theresa Jolley   617-698-7006   theresa.d.jolley@gmail.com
   

Red Cross Blood Drive.

    Location: Keys Community Room
Thursday January 8, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Knitting with Nina     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Dept.   617-698-5757   
   

Knitting with Nina

Knit, create & make new friends!  Knitters of all experience levels are invited to twice monthly drop-in workshops.  Bring your own materials, projects & questions. attend one meeting or atten them all.  Get advice about a tricky stitch or come & help novice knitters learn.  These casual knitting socials will be held from September thru November & January thru June.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Milton Public Library, there are no dues or fees to join.  Mark your calendar for the first Thursday evening & third Saturday morning of each month.  Meetings start Thursday, September 4th. 

Questions?  Contact Nina Zonnevylle @ nzonnevylle@gmail.com.

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Saturday January 17, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 9:00 AM  -  1:00 PM Kaplan SAT Practice Test     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Amy Rosa   617-698-5757   aboivin@ocln.org
   

Join Kaplan and the teen department for a FREE college prep event and take a full length practice test of the SAT/ACT combo. All of their practice tests are proctured like an actual test, except your scores won't go on record. You will receive test scores back 1-2 weeks after the exam. Results will be sent back via email or phone and a Kaplan representative will be able to answer any questions you may have. Sign up online at kaptest.com/college to reserve your spot! Event code will be posted soon. Any questions? Contact the teen librarian, Amy Rosa.

    Location: Keys Community Room
Saturday January 24, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Knitting with Nina     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Dept.   617-698-5757   
   

Knitting with Nina

Knit, create & make new friends!  Knitters of all experience levels are invited to twice monthly drop-in workshops.  Bring your own materials, projects & questions. attend one meeting or atten them all.  Get advice about a tricky stitch or come & help novice knitters learn.  These casual knitting socials will be held from September thru November & January thru June.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Milton Public Library, there are no dues or fees to join.  Mark your calendar for the first Thursday evening & third Saturday morning of each month.  Meetings start Thursday, September 4th. 

Questions?  Contact Nina Zonnevylle @ nzonnevylle@gmail.com.

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    Location: Conference Room
Thursday February 5, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Knitting with Nina     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Dept.   617-698-5757   
   

Knitting with Nina

Knit, create & make new friends!  Knitters of all experience levels are invited to twice monthly drop-in workshops.  Bring your own materials, projects & questions. attend one meeting or atten them all.  Get advice about a tricky stitch or come & help novice knitters learn.  These casual knitting socials will be held from September thru November & January thru June.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Milton Public Library, there are no dues or fees to join.  Mark your calendar for the first Thursday evening & third Saturday morning of each month.  Meetings start Thursday, September 4th. 

Questions?  Contact Nina Zonnevylle @ nzonnevylle@gmail.com.

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    Location: Conference Room
Saturday February 21, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Knitting with Nina     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Dept.   617-698-5757   
   

Knitting with Nina

Knit, create & make new friends!  Knitters of all experience levels are invited to twice monthly drop-in workshops.  Bring your own materials, projects & questions. attend one meeting or atten them all.  Get advice about a tricky stitch or come & help novice knitters learn.  These casual knitting socials will be held from September thru November & January thru June.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Milton Public Library, there are no dues or fees to join.  Mark your calendar for the first Thursday evening & third Saturday morning of each month.  Meetings start Thursday, September 4th. 

Questions?  Contact Nina Zonnevylle @ nzonnevylle@gmail.com.

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    Location: Conference Room
Thursday March 5, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Knitting with Nina     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Dept.   617-698-5757   
   

Knitting with Nina

Knit, create & make new friends!  Knitters of all experience levels are invited to twice monthly drop-in workshops.  Bring your own materials, projects & questions. attend one meeting or atten them all.  Get advice about a tricky stitch or come & help novice knitters learn.  These casual knitting socials will be held from September thru November & January thru June.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Milton Public Library, there are no dues or fees to join.  Mark your calendar for the first Thursday evening & third Saturday morning of each month.  Meetings start Thursday, September 4th. 

Questions?  Contact Nina Zonnevylle @ nzonnevylle@gmail.com.

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    Location: Conference Room
Saturday March 21, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Knitting with Nina     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Dept.   617-698-5757   
   

Knitting with Nina

Knit, create & make new friends!  Knitters of all experience levels are invited to twice monthly drop-in workshops.  Bring your own materials, projects & questions. attend one meeting or atten them all.  Get advice about a tricky stitch or come & help novice knitters learn.  These casual knitting socials will be held from September thru November & January thru June.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Milton Public Library, there are no dues or fees to join.  Mark your calendar for the first Thursday evening & third Saturday morning of each month.  Meetings start Thursday, September 4th. 

Questions?  Contact Nina Zonnevylle @ nzonnevylle@gmail.com.

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    Location: Conference Room
Thursday April 2, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Knitting with Nina     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Dept.   617-698-5757   
   

Knitting with Nina

Knit, create & make new friends!  Knitters of all experience levels are invited to twice monthly drop-in workshops.  Bring your own materials, projects & questions. attend one meeting or atten them all.  Get advice about a tricky stitch or come & help novice knitters learn.  These casual knitting socials will be held from September thru November & January thru June.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Milton Public Library, there are no dues or fees to join.  Mark your calendar for the first Thursday evening & third Saturday morning of each month.  Meetings start Thursday, September 4th. 

Questions?  Contact Nina Zonnevylle @ nzonnevylle@gmail.com.

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    Location: Conference Room
Saturday April 18, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Knitting with Nina     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Dept.   617-698-5757   
   

Knitting with Nina

Knit, create & make new friends!  Knitters of all experience levels are invited to twice monthly drop-in workshops.  Bring your own materials, projects & questions. attend one meeting or atten them all.  Get advice about a tricky stitch or come & help novice knitters learn.  These casual knitting socials will be held from September thru November & January thru June.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Milton Public Library, there are no dues or fees to join.  Mark your calendar for the first Thursday evening & third Saturday morning of each month.  Meetings start Thursday, September 4th. 

Questions?  Contact Nina Zonnevylle @ nzonnevylle@gmail.com.

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    Location: Conference Room
Thursday May 7, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Knitting with Nina     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Dept.   617-698-5757   
   

Knitting with Nina

Knit, create & make new friends!  Knitters of all experience levels are invited to twice monthly drop-in workshops.  Bring your own materials, projects & questions. attend one meeting or atten them all.  Get advice about a tricky stitch or come & help novice knitters learn.  These casual knitting socials will be held from September thru November & January thru June.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Milton Public Library, there are no dues or fees to join.  Mark your calendar for the first Thursday evening & third Saturday morning of each month.  Meetings start Thursday, September 4th. 

Questions?  Contact Nina Zonnevylle @ nzonnevylle@gmail.com.

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    Location: Conference Room
Saturday May 16, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Knitting with Nina     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Dept.   617-698-5757   
   

Knitting with Nina

Knit, create & make new friends!  Knitters of all experience levels are invited to twice monthly drop-in workshops.  Bring your own materials, projects & questions. attend one meeting or atten them all.  Get advice about a tricky stitch or come & help novice knitters learn.  These casual knitting socials will be held from September thru November & January thru June.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Milton Public Library, there are no dues or fees to join.  Mark your calendar for the first Thursday evening & third Saturday morning of each month.  Meetings start Thursday, September 4th. 

Questions?  Contact Nina Zonnevylle @ nzonnevylle@gmail.com.

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    Location: Conference Room
Thursday June 4, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 7:00 PM  -  8:30 PM Knitting with Nina     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Dept.   617-698-5757   
   

Knitting with Nina

Knit, create & make new friends!  Knitters of all experience levels are invited to twice monthly drop-in workshops.  Bring your own materials, projects & questions. attend one meeting or atten them all.  Get advice about a tricky stitch or come & help novice knitters learn.  These casual knitting socials will be held from September thru November & January thru June.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Milton Public Library, there are no dues or fees to join.  Mark your calendar for the first Thursday evening & third Saturday morning of each month.  Meetings start Thursday, September 4th. 

Questions?  Contact Nina Zonnevylle @ nzonnevylle@gmail.com.

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    Location: Conference Room
Saturday June 20, 2015 Go To Top
misc_none 10:00 AM  -  11:30 AM Knitting with Nina     Tell a Friend
    Contact: Reference Dept.   617-698-5757   
   

Knitting with Nina

Knit, create & make new friends!  Knitters of all experience levels are invited to twice monthly drop-in workshops.  Bring your own materials, projects & questions. attend one meeting or atten them all.  Get advice about a tricky stitch or come & help novice knitters learn.  These casual knitting socials will be held from September thru November & January thru June.  Sponsored by the Friends of the Milton Public Library, there are no dues or fees to join.  Mark your calendar for the first Thursday evening & third Saturday morning of each month.  Meetings start Thursday, September 4th. 

Questions?  Contact Nina Zonnevylle @ nzonnevylle@gmail.com.

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    Location: Conference Room
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