Milford Public Library
101 N. Main St., 658-4312
“After School is Cool! Tuesdays” craft sessions are set at the library. Tuesday at 3:30 p.m., attendees can learn how to make notepads using scrap paper and sticky notes. Snacks will be provided.
On Sept. 17, youngsters can make crafts and play outdoor games.
Wendi Rummel and Jill VanSickle will present a “Geocaching 101” program at the library on Sept. 27 at 3:30 p.m. for an after-school event.
People with access to a GPS device or smartphone can bring it along to find the cache that is hidden at the library. Children younger than 10 years should be accompanied by an adult to help them, according to library staffers.
This program is for people of all ages.
The Evening Knitting Club will meet Thursday from 6 to 8 p.m. The Afternoon Knitting Club will meet Sept. 20 from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. in the library meeting room.
Teens’ Top Ten
Every year at this time, the Young Adult Library Services Association asks teens what their favorite books of the year have been. Teens can now vote for their favorite titles of the 2013 Teens’ Top Ten. This year there are 28 nominees, and copies of all the books are available at the Milford library. Selecting a Teens’ Top Ten is part of the Teen Read Week celebration, set for Oct. 13 to 19. Voting is available through Oct. 19.
The top 10 titles with the most votes will be named the official titles of the 2013 Teens’ Top Ten. Winners will be announced the week of Oct. 21. Go to http://www.ala.org/yalsa/reads4teens to vote.
601 S. Fifth St., 533-9531
537-0241, Children’s Services
534-6650, Audiovisual Services
Fall, winter hours
The library will now be open Sundays from 1 to 5 p.m. Regular library hours also include Monday, Wednesday and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., Tuesday from 1 to 8 p.m., Friday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Mother Goose Monday
Mother Goose Monday Nursery Rhyme Time begins its 12-week fall session today at 10:30 a.m.. The program features stories, songs, fingerplays, rhymes and play activities. The program is free and no registration is necessary. Mother Goose Monday is recommended for children up to 2 years old and their caregivers, and takes place in the Schrock auditorium.
Storytime Express sessions are set for Wednesday and Thursday at 10:30 a.m. “Tiny”-themed songs, stories and a craft will be offered. This program is free and is recommended for children ages 2 to 5.
The Second-Grade Reading Club will meet from 4 to 5 p.m. every Monday, today through Nov. 4, in the Children’s Story Hour room. Register by calling the Children’s desk at 537-0241.
The first meeting of this year’s “Read That!” teen book club is set for Thursday at 6:30 p.m. in the library auditorium. Ice-cream sundaes will be served, and attendees have the chance to win a free book. This program is open to young people in grades six through 12.
The Crafty Bandits group will meet Sept. 23 in the Auditorium from 4 to 5:30 p.m. This month, the Bandits can learn how to marbleize paper using spray paint. This program is open to all young people in grades six through 12. Register by calling 533-9531 or stopping in at the library circulation desk