Book Bits: New Year’s Reflections and Resolutions

Book Bits: New Year’s Reflections and Resolutions

By Susan Larson Some people are excited for the New Year, celebrating with parties, countdowns to midnight, and resolutions.  Others dread the day, feeling melancholy and even loss. In “The New Year’s Quilt” by Jennifer Chiaverini, Amy confides to her mother-in-law...
Milton Library Staff Favorite Reads of 2019

Milton Library Staff Favorite Reads of 2019

In this last month of the year (and the last year of the decade!), it’s time for our annual list of favorite reads. Milton Public Library staff read these books in 2019. “The Song of the Jade Lily” by Kirsty Manning (2019) – Adult Fiction This...
These Literary Characters Solve Who Done It

These Literary Characters Solve Who Done It

Detective series have become popular in adult fiction literature.  Characters like Joe Gunther, Armand Gamache, and Eve Dallas seem to take on real-life personas to their fans.  Milton library patrons who’ve completed one series often ask for recommendations of...
Hispanic Heritage Month at Milton Public Library

Hispanic Heritage Month at Milton Public Library

Hispanic Heritage Month highlights the many contributions, diverse cultures, and extensive histories of America’s Latino and Hispanic communities, whose families immigrated to the United States from Mexico, Central America, South America, the Caribbean, and Spain. The...