Join us on Tuesday, October 25, at 7:00 p.m., at the Arnolds Park Library, for a fun night of painting, fellowship, and snacks provided by the three local libraries. This month we will be painting a round wood door sign. Your sign can be fall or Halloween themed. 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
Join MML and Arnolds Park Library at Florence Park on Monday, November 7, from 11:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m., for Y.A.D.O., Young Adults’ Day Off. Fourth through twelfth graders are invited to come create an animal painting, eat pizza, and watch Homeward Bound: The Incredible Journey. This activity does cost $10 and registration is required. You may register by calling MML at 712-338-4643 or Arnolds Park at 712-332-2033.
For those who registered with the Dickinson County Extension and Outreach, a reminder that Jam Making and Dehydrating with ISU Extension is on Thursday, October 27, at 5:00 p.m., at the Milford Memorial Library. All classes are currently full. For more information or to register for future classes contact: Dickinson County Extension and Outreach Sue Boettcher, email@example.com 712-336-3438.
Last chance for MML’s Young Adult A Horror of a Challenge Box. This box is filled with free activities, but does require registration by Friday, October 21, at 5:30 p.m. To register call the library or online at http://milfordlibrary.weebly.com/young-adult-registration.html
Inviting all ghosts, ghouls, goblins, superheroes, and creatures alike! Stop by the Milford Memorial Library on Monday, October 31, from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., to pick up some treats and show off your awesome costume as part of Trick or Treat with Milford Businesses.
On page 13 of the November 2022 Consumer Reports Magazine, has as short article about “Getting Free Audiobooks” The article gives a brief description about applying for a library card and/or using your library card. As Milford Memorial Library patrons, you have access to several audiobooks. In our physical library we have audiobooks on CDs, Playaways, and Wonderbooks. MML patrons also have access to the Libby App. To learn more about audiobooks, come to MML talk with a librarian and check out this Consumer Reports Magazine November 2022 issue.
Milford Memorial Library: Youth Corner
Halloween is almost here, which is perfect timing for Miss Becca to have another storytime. The last October Building Bookworms will be at 10:30 a.m. on Monday, October 24, at Milford Memorial Library. During this time, we will read some Halloween books, sing and move around, and make a candy corn pot to be filled with candy corn and pumpkins.
The library feature of the week are the many puzzles at MML. We have engaging and colorful puzzles for the kiddos that include fine motor, flat placement, regular size, and floor puzzles. Even though the youth puzzles cannot be taken home, the library offers many adult puzzles that can be checked out for more family fun at home. Please don’t hesitate to reach out any of the librarians at Milford Memorial Library (712-338-4643) or visit their pretty rad website (milford.lib.ia.us)!