Youth Summer Reading Program
Our Summer Reading Program for children and teens begins next month. Read, earn prizes, and attend programs at the library this summer. See details about the children’s program here and teen program here.
Thanks to Original Gravity for hosting us for our World Book Night giveaway last night!
We gave away 20 copies of the book Moneyball, by Michael Lewis about the Oakland A’s baseball team (made into a movie with Brad Pitt a few years back). World Book Night is sponsored by a nonprofit and makes good books available to be given away on the evening of April 23 each year (Shakespeare’s birthday).
Tax Resources and Info at the Library
Are you feeling not quite ready for April 15 this year? You’re not alone!
The Library has tax forms and instruction booklets, the best web resources and in person help this week!
Unfortunately, the Tax Tips from the Pros presentation scheduled for Thursday evening, March 28, has been cancelled. We apologize for any inconvenience.
1040 Instruction Booklets have arrived!
We also have a set of federal reproducible tax forms for 2012 as well as selected free forms and instructions for the taking. If we don’t have what you need, we can print out copies from www.irs.gov for you at 15 cents/page.
Last year, we collected nearly 1,000 pounds of food for Aid in Milan! Let’s see if we can surpass that this year! Bring any non-perishable food donation in during the month of February and receive a free Dove Chocolate or paperback romance book for each item! All donations will go to Aid in Milan at the end of the month.
Register now for Storytime and Book Clubs. See more information and register here.
We’re excited to announce that the Milan Public Library is now on Pinterest. We’ll be pinning all sorts of interesting items, including fun craft ideas, graphics supporting books and libraries, and even historic photographs of Milan from our local history collection! You can find our Pinterest by clicking here. Happy Pinning!
Help the library stretch its budget by sponsoring the magazine of your choice! The Library subscribes to magazines for everyone in the family covering a wide range of topics — cars, humor, cooking, crafts, news, entertainment, sports, science, nature, home improvement and more! Click here for a list of magazines available — scroll down the list for youth magazines!
The average subscription cost is only $20/year and your donation may be tax deductible!
To adopt a magazine, just pick up a brochure at the library, choose from the list, complete the form and turn it in at the Information Desk with your check for $20/magazine! Easy peasy and a big help to the library!
Annual Report now available
An annual report for the fiscal year 2011/2012 is now available. Check out lots of info about the library’s collections, services and programs here!
Geek the Library Is Here!
Geek/Verb. 1: To love, to enjoy, to celebrate, to have an intense passion for. 2: To express interest in. 3: To possess a large amount of knowledge in. 4: To promote.
On Saturday, June 23 the Milan Public Library launched its participation in Geek the Library with a day long event! Lots of folks dropped by the Library to learn about this exciting campaign to raise awareness for public libraries plus win prizes and enjoy some snacks at the same time! You can also tell us what you geek…because whatever you geek the Library supports you!
Brought to you by OCLC, a nonprofit library cooperative, with funding by a grant from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation.
We are excited to introduce our new newsletter, which will be published 3-4 times per year and will include information on upcoming programs and events, and other news about the Library and our resources and services.
Do you have a specific computer task you need to accomplish? Are you wondering how to research a topic online? How about learning what job and career resources are available to you at the library? You can now Book a Librarian for up to one hour of one-on-one help researching a topic, learning specific computer tasks (call to ask what we can help with and/or to schedule an appointment). Contact us at 734-439-1240 or firstname.lastname@example.org We look forward to helping you!