Milford Memorial Library News
Paint Night at the Library is on Tuesday, March 28, at 7:00 p.m., at the Arnolds Park Library. This month we will be painting a bunny on canvas. All of the supplies will be provided by the libraries. There are only 30 spots available so pre-register at the Arnolds Park Public Library, Spirit Lake Public Library, or the Milford Memorial Library. The cost is $15 for registration. Registrants will need to pay prior to the event to secure their spot. You may also register by going to this link: http://milfordlibrary.weebly.com/adult-program-registration.html
Friday, March 24, is the final day of MML’s Young Adult (4th-12th Graders) March Madness Challenge Box. This box is a slam dunk with a variety of basketball themed projects and activities. This is a free program, but it does require registration. To register call MML at 712-338-4643 or online at http://milfordlibrary.weebly.com/young-adult-registration.html
Milford Memorial Library’s Spring Egg Hunt will start on Monday, March 27. Fourth graders and up may pick up an egg sheet that has 12 picture eggs. Each participant will need to find the objects on the paper, write down what each object is and where it is located. They will then bring the completed sheet to the circulation desk and their name will be entered into a drawing. The hunt is over on Friday, April 7.
Milford Memorial Library provides a variety of magazines. For the cooks, we recommend The Food Network Magazine, Taste of Home, and Bon Appetit. If you like working on projects, Do It Yourself Magazine, The Family Handyman. For current events and product safety check out The Week, Time, and Consumer Reports. We also have the popular titles such as: People, Saturday Evening Post, and Better Homes and Gardens. Patrons are able to check out the most current issue.
Planning a weekend trip or a long vacation, Milford Memorial Library has free maps to help you plan. Maps of Iowa, Michigan, Minnesota, North Dakota, Wisconsin, and Wyoming, are located on the bottom of the tall magazine shelf. You have any questions, please ask a librarian.
With weather always changing, it is great to know you can reserve materials and pick up at the circulation desk or at MML’s drive-up window. Reservations can be made by calling 712-338-4643 or on our online catalog, http://milfordlibrary.weebly.com/.
Milford Memorial Library: Youth Corner
Milford Memorial Library’s Read Across America BINGO is due by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 31. Kiddos need to complete two BINGOs in order to receive a small prize, and we encourage them to finish the entire card for a large prize drawing entry. So hurry, hurry, hurry, there’s only a week and a half left to finish your reading activities.
MML will also have their annual Spring Coloring Contest starting on Monday, March 27. Coloring sheets can be found on MML’s Youth webpage or at our library. Age groupings will include 2-3, 4-5, 6-8, 9-10 years old. All completed papers need to be returned by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, April 7.