MILTON MILLS - The Milton Recreation Department, Nute Middle/High School and Library, Milton Elementary School Library, and the Milton Free Public Library are teaming together for the town to explore the first people of our country and of our region.
We will read the legends of the First People, explore herbal lore, and crafts. For a culminating event, we will have a story teller Ann Jennison recount the best of the best stories of the Abenaki stories during the Milton Winter Carnival festivities Saturday, February 17 at 1:30.
Don't let the Winter Doldrums get you!:
Let's gave a little fun in Milton Mills. Join us Saturday, January 20 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. for a children's party filled with games, crafts and snacks to get us through the "ordinary time" of January.
A New Year, a new story time:
We are changing our story time days ! We will now have story time 2 Wednesday afternoons a month, one at the library, one at a special location. This January we will have our first one of the year at the library on Wednesday, January 10th at 1:30PM. On Wednesday, January 24th, we will have our story time at the Milton Fire Station in Milton at 1:30!
High School Fan Fiction Contest :
The Milton Free Public Library Annual Fun Fan Fiction Contest is now under way! All Milton High School Students are invited to change an existing piece of literature (books and stories, please) by adding a character, adding a scene, or changing the ending to enhance the work. Entries will be judged on writing, creativity in the changes, and staying in the "voice" of the original author. Three winners will be selected by the Friends of the Milton Free Public Library. First place prize is $100, Second is $75, and Third is $50.
Entries are due by February 9 and the winners will be announced during the "Nute Week Festivities the afternoon of Thursday, February 22, 2018.
(Compiled by MFPL head librarian Betsy Baker)