Dec 21, 2013

M-U Library January events planned

GREENVILLE – The Milton-Union Public Library has released its schedule of events for January.

Jan. 2 – The New Friends of the Milton-Union Public Library will meet at 6:30 p.m. To learn more about joining this group, contact the library at 698-5515 or stop in to pick up a brochure.

Jan. 4 – Don your Edwardian hats… the library will be hosting a Downton Abbey Tea Party from 2-4 p.m. to honor the Premier of the fourth season of Downton Abbey on PBS. To learn more about this fun and exciting event please contact the library at 698-5515 or stop in to pick up a flyer.

Jan. 6, 13 and 27 – The Crafty Listeners meet on Mondays from 1-2:30 p.m. at the Milton-Union Public Library to listen to an audio book while working on craft projects, both joint and individual. This talented group is always willing to welcome new members and share their expertise. (No Crafty Listeners on Jan. 20 as the library is closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day)

Jan. 6, 13 and 27 – Buddy Reading from 6:30-7:30 p.m. encourages young readers to practice their reading skills and work on their reading fluency and comprehension with patient mentors. (No Buddy Reading on Jan. 20 as the library is closed for Martin Luther King Jr. Day)

Jan. 7 – The Milton-Union Public Library Just-a-Little Inspiration book discussion group will meet from 11 a.m.-noon. A reader’s choice will shared be each group member. Call the library at 698-5515 for information about discussion groups.

Jan. 7, 14, 21 and 28 – Tiny Tots, an interactive program for infants, toddlers, and their caregivers is held from 1-1:30 p.m. at the Milton-Union Public Library.

Jan. 8, 15, 22 and 29 – Story Hours at the library are held on Wednesday at 10:30 a.m. and at 1:30 p.m. Children from ages 3 to 5 (and their caregivers) can enjoy stories, puppet shows, and crafts at the library. Call 698-5515 or visit Facebook or www.mupubliclibrary.org, for details on weekly themes. (No Story Hour on Jan. 1 as the library is closed for New Year’s Day)

Jan. 13 – The Milton-Union Public Library Evening Book Discussion will meet at 7 p.m. to discuss The Astronaut Wives Club by Lily Koppel. Call the library at 698-5515 for more information about discussion groups.

Jan. 16 – The Milton-Union Public Library High Nooners will meet at noon to discuss The Aviator’s Wife by Melanie Benjamin. Call the library at 698-5515 for more information about discussion groups.

Jan. 16 - The Milton-Union Public Library will be hosting a presentation by Bob Menker from 6:30-8 p.m. on “Antique Toys”. Bob will discuss how he acquired his collection and will answer any questions if time allows. His antique toys will be in the library display case as well. For more information on this event please call the library at 698-5515.

Jan. 21 – The Board of Trustees of the Milton-Union Public Library will meet at 7 p.m. The public is welcome.

Jan. 23 – The Milton-Union Public Library will be hosting a “FREE Book Publishing Workshop” by Kelsey Swindler from 6-8 p.m. Join Kelsey as she discusses the current state of book publishing and the many book publishing options available to writers. Whether you’ve already set your book release date or have yet to set pen to paper, you will walk away with the knowledge and resources to approach any publishing scenario with confidence.

Jan. 28 - The Milton-Union Public Library will be hosting a “Cars” theme party from 6:30-7:30 p.m. Get your motors running and rev up your engines for this car themed children’s party! Kids will be given a die-cast car to decorate with markers and then race….fastest car wins a prize but everyone goes home a winner.

Jan. 30 – The Milton-Union Public Library McKinley Commons Book Discussion will meet at 3 p.m. A reader’s choice will shared by each group member. Call the library at 698-5515 for information about this discussion group open to McKinley Commons residents.

The Milton-Union Public Library will be closed on Jan. 1 for New Year’s Day and Jan. 20 for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

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