Glimpse into the Life of Another

Glimpse into the Life of Another

You know what it’s like.  You’re passing a home and you can see through the windows because it’s light inside and dark outside.  For an instant, you glimpse something about the life of another.  You see a family gathered around a dinner table, a couple sitting on the...
Holiday Open House December 1

Holiday Open House December 1

Milton Public Library will host a Holiday Open House from 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. on Saturday, Dec. 1, 2018.  Throughout the day there will be free cookies.  We’ll also be collecting hats, mittens and scarves for our mitten tree, and non-perishable food for the...
Thank Sarah Hale for Thanksgiving Day

Thank Sarah Hale for Thanksgiving Day

America’s Thanksgiving Day holiday is credited to the Pilgrims. The truth is, we have a national celebration thanks to Sarah Hale and her 38-year letter writing campaign. Sarah Josepha Hale grew up in New Hampshire, listening to her father’s Revolutionary War stories,...
3 New Titles by Vermont Authors

3 New Titles by Vermont Authors

This month in Book Bits, let’s look at three new releases by Vermont authors: a crime novel, a memoir, and a graphic novel. “Bury the Lead” is the 29th book in Archer Mayor’s Joe Gunther series.  In this installment, Joe’s investigating the death of a young woman at a...
Participate in the Global Read Aloud

Participate in the Global Read Aloud

In 2010, a teacher listening to author Neil Gaiman on NPR had the idea to connect kids across the world by having adults read aloud to kids the same books during a six-week period. The Global Read Aloud begins its ninth year October 2, having grown from 150...
Art from the Children of Milton

Art from the Children of Milton

“Art from the Children of Milton” is Milton Artists’ Guild’s featured exhibit at Milton Public Library for the month of September 2018. “This exhibit is a product of an event led by the Milton Artists’ Guild and the Milton Family...
7 New Series for Adult Readers

7 New Series for Adult Readers

By Susan Larson, Director, Milton Public Library This article was first published as a Book Bits column in the Milton Independent on July 12, 2018.  It is reprinted here with permission. There’s this perception that library staff have read every book ever...
We’re Hiring a Library Assistant

We’re Hiring a Library Assistant

Update October 10, 2018 Thank you for your interest in a job with Milton Public Library.  This position has been filled. Library Assistant, Teen Space Coordinator OVERVIEW Milton Public Library has an immediate opening for a part-time library assistant. ...