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Please note: Programs marked with an * require registration.

Preschool Storytimes
Wednesdays from 10:30-11 a.m.
March 1-April 5, April 19- May 24
For ages 6 and under. Stories, fingerplays, action rhymes, music, and a craft.

Music & Movement
Mondays from 6:30-7 p.m. March 6, 13, 27, April 3, 24
Interactive program for kids who enjoy rhymes, lullabies, floor and lap games, action songs and dancing.


Mammoth Hunt
Saturday, March 25 at 10 a.m.
An explorer from the Ice Age Trail Alliance will read a story about mammoths and lead us on an adventure-filled mammoth hunt.

Pet Safety and Responsibility Program
Wednesday, April 5 at 6 p.m.
Join the Friends of Noah SAFE group as they share animal safety tips as well as educate you on how to be a responsible pet owner. Ask questions and take part in hands-on activities and demonstrations. Meet some canine friends including MPL’s tail waggin’ tutor Maggie May. Program is intended for families with children, but everyone is welcome. Please register by Monday, April 3.

After Hours PJ Party*
Friday April 21 from 5:30-8 p.m.
Wear your pajamas, and join us for a movie, crafts, and games.
Please call ahead to register.

The SPARK: Feathered Friend Home*
Saturday, April 22 at 1 p.m.
Make your own birdhouse out of wood. All supplies will be provided. For ages 6-12. Please register.

May Day Basket Gifties
Sunday, April 30 from 1-3 p.m.
Surprise someone special with a May Day treat. We’ll provide all the supplies you need to create an awesome, cheer-filled gift basket.

Please note: Programs marked with an * require registration.

SPARK Buddies*
Teens in grades 9-12 will be paired up with tweens in grades 4-6 for weekly STEAM activities. Pairs will meet from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m. on April 3, 17, and 24, and May 1. Space is limited and applications will be available starting March 13.

SPARK Sphero Art Mobiles*

Wednesday, April 12, 3-4 p.m.
Make an attachment for a Sphero – an app-enabled robotic ball – and see what kind of artwork you can create by driving it around. Space is limited and registration is required.

Here We Are: Tell Your Story Writing*
Workshop, Wednesday, April 26 from 5-6:30 p.m.
Kelly Jensen, editor of the starred review Here We Are: Feminism for
the Real World, will provide a creative nonfiction writing workshop as
well as talk about her book. Refreshments will be provided.
Registration required.

Literacy Club @ MHS
Wednesday, March 22 and April 26 from 3-4 p.m.
The Literacy Club is a collaboration between the Milton Public Library and the Milton High School. For high school students.

Afterhours @ The Library*
Friday, March 3 and April 7 from 5:30-7:30 p.m.
Come to the library afterhours to play video games, computer games,
and board games, Registration is required.

Please note: Programs marked with an * require registration.

Spark Seed Starting*
Tuesday, March 28 at 6 p.m.
Learn how to grow your own seedlings in time for your summer garden and learn planting success. Sponsored by Dave’s Ace Hardware. Please register by March 24.

Spark Dehydrating Foods*
Wednesday, April 19 at 6 p.m.
Participants in this class will learn and share basic ways to dehydrate fruits, vegetables, and meat. Explore different methods with a dehydrator and an oven as well as natural methods of dehydration. Samples will be available for tasting. Please register.

Spark Homemade Kombucha*

Tuesday, April 25 at 6 p.m.
Come discuss the benefits of this fermented tea, taste some samples, and learn how to brew your own. Each participant will get their own starter culture (SCOBY) to take home. Please register.

Ice Age Trail Presentation
Tuesday, March 21 at 6 p.m.
Listen as Dennis James presents an informational lecture about Rock County’s portion of the Ice Age Trail. A question and answer session will follow.

Strings Attached: Knitting & Crocheting Club
Wednesdays, March 8 and April 12 from 6-8 p.m.
Bring your current knitting, crocheting, or fiber arts project and your supplies. Laugh with people who share a similar interest and lend a helping hand if needed. All ages and skill levels welcome.

Mystery Book Club
3rd Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m.
Enjoyable and informal discussions with Milton mystery buff, Ethel Himmel. Anyone who has read the book is welcome to attend. Books are available at the library in advance.

2017 Book Schedule:

March 15 - Long Upon the Land by Margaret Maron
April 19 - A Murder at Rosamund’s Gate by Susanna Calkins
May 17 - Eagle Catcher by Margaret Coel
June 21 - Invisible City by Julia Dahl
July 19 - The Quiet Game by Greg Iles
August 16 - The Long and Faraway Gone by Lou Berney
September 20 - The Last Kashmiri Rose by Barbara Cleverly
October 18 - Past Crimes by Glen Erik Hamilton
November 15 - Death of a Dishonorable Gentleman by Tessa Arlen

Individual Technology Instruction
Call the library to register for a half hour or one hour one-on-one instruction on a variety of computer topics, including email, Microsoft Office, computer basics, Overdrive, mobile devices, and more.

Please specify your training interest when you register.

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