The Lakes Area Libraries would like to invite you to a visit from author William Kent Kruger. Join us on Saturday, May 13, at 3:00 p.m., at the Pearson Lakes Art Center. This is a free event and is sponsored by the Friends of the Arnolds Park Library, Friends of the Milford Memorial Library, and Friends of the Spirit Lake Public Library.
Please join MML at the Open book Discussion Group, on May 16, at 1:00 p.m. We will be discussing the featured book, Remarkably Bright Creatures by Shelby Van Pelt. Any interested individuals may find a copy at the library. It is not necessary to attend all of the meetings, and you are welcome to come and go as you please.
Wednesday, May 17, is Open Craft Night! This Adult Craft Night will be a kit only event. Participants will be able to sign-up for available crafts including a Painted Popsicle Sign, Wood Wick Flower Candle, Fabric Pumpkins, Live Evergreen Centerpiece, and Clay Jewelry. The cost is $5.00 per kit and registration is required. You can register by contacting the Milford Memorial Library or by going to http://milfordlibrary.weebly.com/adult-program-registration.html.
Community Connections at MML will be on Thursday, May 18, at 10:30 a.m., at the library. This month’s program is called Armchair Travel to Italy with Milford Memorial Library’s Director Gillian. She will be sharing some photos and stories from a recent trip. Attendees are encouraged to bring their own travel stories to share. Community Connections is open to adults wanting to learn and socialize. Coffee and refreshments are provided by the Friends of the Milford Library. This program is held on the third Thursday of each month at 10:30 a.m. This is a free program and attendees are encouraged to socialize after presentations.
Paint Night at the Library is on Tuesday, May 23, at 7:00 p.m., at the Arnolds Park Library. This month we will be painting using the pour painting technique. 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
Milford Memorial Library: Youth Corner
Head on over to Milford Memorial Library for their youth programs and book displays.
We have Afterschool Activity (small group fun) this week at 3:30 p.m. on Thursday, May 11, with the craft being point art. This involves the kiddos dipping Q-tips into paint and making a bunch of colorful dots on their canvas. Then join your family and friends the following week for Building Bookworms: Llamas (storytime) at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, May 15, and Minds in Motion (sensory playdate) at 3:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 16.
While you are here, grab some books featuring May things: space (Space Day), Star Wars (Star Wars Day), turtles (World Turtle Day), sports (Physical Fitness and Sports Month), and butterflies/caterpillars.