New in Science Fiction

New in Science Fiction

By Susan Larson, Director, Milton Public Library When someone comes to the desk asking for science fiction recommendations, I rattle off the names of the classic writers, like Isaac Asimov, Frank Herbert, Ray Bradbury, or Ursula K. Le Guin.  The response is usually,...
Meet Your 2019-20 Library Board

Meet Your 2019-20 Library Board

Milton Public Library’s Board is comprised of five trustees, elected by the residents of Milton. The 2019-20 trustees are: Chairperson Lisa Barron term expires March 2020 Vice Chair Judy Schmidt term expires March 2022 Treasurer Veronica Valz term expires March...
Book Groups Prepare for National Poetry Month

Book Groups Prepare for National Poetry Month

In recognition of National Poetry Month 2019, the daytime and evening adult book groups are reading poetry. The evening group, which meets 6:30 – 7:45 p.m. Thursday, April 4, is reading “The Dark Between Stars” by Atticus.  The Canadian poet who...
Am I a racist?

Am I a racist?

I’m reading a book that makes me uncomfortable. It’s “White Fragility: Why it’s So Hard for White People to Talk about Racism.” In it author Robin DiAngelo explains how, “we are taught to think about racism only as discrete acts committed by individual people, rather...
Federal and State Tax Forms

Federal and State Tax Forms

Update March 11, 2019 Federal 1040 tax form booklets and instructions are now available at the library.  You may also download them from the internet, or order them online for by telephone. View and download Federal forms from the web by visiting the IRS online...
Hollywood’s Award Winning 2018 Book Based Films

Hollywood’s Award Winning 2018 Book Based Films

Books often serve as the inspiration for Hollywood films, and that’s true of many of this year’s Golden Globes, Critics’ Choice, and Academy Awards nominees and winners. The following is a list of 10 movies released in the United States in 2018 that were...
10 Most Borrowed Books of 2018

10 Most Borrowed Books of 2018

The ten adult print books most borrowed from Milton Public Library in 2018 included one nonfiction title.  All are listed below.  The date in parenthesis after each title is the year of publication. 1 – After Anna by Lisa Scottoline (2018) 2 – Before We Were Yours by...