MILFORD — The following news and events are from the Milford Public Library:
ITEMS ARRIVING SOON AT MILFORD PUBLIC LIBRARY
Brand new nonfiction, romance, thrillers, and Christian fiction titles are available now at the Milford Public Library.
“Portraits of Courage” is George W. Bush’s tribute to members of America’s military serving since 9/11. “Shoot like a Girl” by Purple Heart recipient Mary Jennings Hegar describes her dramatic fight in Afghanistan and at home. Both titles will be located in the new adult nonfiction section.
Those planning road trips should plan to check out the “2017 Road Atlas” and “Your Guide to National Parks” by Michael Joseph Oswald. Crafters will find ideas for rustic projects in “Crafting with Wood Pallets” by Becky Lam, also located in the adult nonfiction section.
New romances include “Ready Set Rogue” by Manda Collins, “Between the Devil and the Duke” by Kelly Bowen, and modern love story “The Undateable” by Sarah Title. The third book in Lisa Kleypas’ The Ravenels series “Devil in Spring” will also be available. In “Some Kind of Magic” by Mary Ann Marlowe, a hapless scientist uses a biochemical perfume to attract the attentions of a rock star.
Following the capture of a serial killer, criminal psychologist Audrey Harte works to keep the surviving victim safe in Kate Kessler’s “Two Can Play”. An FBI Special Agent risks everything to learn who killed his daughter in Lisa Gardner’s “Next Accident”. Jim Butcher’s newest book in his Dresden Files series, “Skin Games,” will thrill readers. Other new mysteries by popular authors include Robert B. Parker’s “Revelation”, Thomas Perry’s “The Old Man,” and Catherine Coulter’s “The Devil’s Triangle”.
Christian fiction novels hitting the shelves soon include “The Sisters of Sugarcreek” by Cathy Liggett and “The Seekers” by Wanda E Brunstetter, where an Amish woman begins teaching a cooking class. All of the titles above are displayed in the adult area with other new fiction titles.
New books are added to the teen and children’s collections every month. The library also gets several new DVDs and CDs every month. If any of these titles interest you, give the library a call at (574) 658-4312 to place a hold.
DONATE CEREAL AND OATMEAL THIS MONTH
This March, Adult Reading Club participants and community members can donate cereal (preferably unsweetened) and oatmeal to the Milford Food Pantry through the library. Drop off oatmeal and cereal at the adult or children’s circulation desks. Thank you for helping make Milford a better place.
LAST WEEK FOR ADULT READING PROGRAM
March 31 is the last day to “Build a Better World” during the Winter Adult Reading Program. Participants need to enter their names into a weekly prize drawing before or on March 31. Prizes include gift certificates to organizations that support others like Destiny Rescue and Ten Thousand Villages. Thanks to all who participated.
SPRING STORY TIME BEGINS APRIL 5 AND 6
Spring Story Time begins April 5 with stories, activities, and crafts. This free program for preschool-aged children between 3-6 years old is offered at 10:15 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. Wednesdays. Sessions at 7 p.m. on Thursday nights are also available. Children attending Wednesday, April 5 or Thursday, April 6 will decorate a ceramic piggy bank and listen to stories about pigs. Please register in advance by calling (574) 658-4312 or signing up at the children’s desk.
LAPSIT BEGINS THIS APRIL
Lapsit, a storytelling experience for children under three years old, begins at 11 a.m. or 3:30 p.m. April 4. This free activity introduces little ones to literature through stories and songs. Lapsit encourages children to recognize shapes, colors and letters and promotes recognition between words and their meanings. Lapsit is available every Tuesday during April and only lasts about 20 minutes. Please sign up at the children’s desk or call (574) 658-4312.