Milford Memorial Library News
We have a big week at the library this week. Milford’s Holiday Fantasy is happening this coming weekend and we have a lot of great events planned.
Join us on Friday, December 6, from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., for the Festival of Trees featuring live music from Teresa Ortman. The Friends of the Library will serve refreshments at that time. Festival of Trees will be held entirely in the library. Enjoy dimmed lights while you wander through aisles of books and decorated trees, sample refreshments, and enjoy music from Teresa Ortman beginning at 5:30 p.m. This event is free and open to all. We’ll see you at the library!
Stop by the library Saturday, December 7, for an open house, refreshments, pictures with Santa, free holiday crafts for kids, and stories with Mrs. Claus!
Saturday’s Event Schedule:
* 5:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m., Friday and 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m., Saturday, Voting on Trees
* 10:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Open House with refreshments provided by the Friends of the Library Foundation Volunteers
* 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Visit with Santa (bring your own camera)
* 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Free Holiday Crafts for Kids
* 11:30 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Stories with Mrs. Claus
It is not too late to enter a tree in our Festival of Trees. We will take trees until Friday, December 6, and trees must be left up through December 7. Trees must be out of the library by noon on January 4. This event is free to all and anyone is welcome to bring a tree to the library to decorate it. The awards this year are for best personal/family tree, best organization tree, best business tree, most creative, and librarian's choice. All winners will receive both $20 in gift certificates to Perkins and $20 in Milford Bucks from the Friends of the Milford Memorial Library. The winner of the best business tree award will also receive a trophy. Contact the library for more information.
The library is also hosting the food drive this year for Holiday Fantasy. This ongoing food drive for Dickinson County Upper Des Moines will end on Friday, December 13. Nonperishable food items can be brought to the Milford Memorial Library.
Stop by the library to check out all we have to offer.
Milford Memorial Library: Youth Corner
Santa, Mrs. Claus, and Miss Becca are excited to see everyone at 11:30 A.M. on Saturday, December 7, at Milford Memorial Library. Holiday Fantasy is full of Christmas trees, a simple craft, and refreshments. Plus snuggle in for some stories with Mrs. Claus and pictures with Santa.
Also, don’t forget about Afterschool Activity: Sugar Cookie Decorating at 3:30 P.M. on December 12, and Building Bookworms: Holiday Hangings with your pajamas ready to go at 10:30 A.M. on December 23.