We are living in a situation unprecedented in our lives. So much has changed in a short span of time and a haze of uncertainty surrounds how long we might expect our lives to reflect the changes necessitated by the pandemic.
The Milan Public Library is collecting stories of our community's everyday lives during this unusual time. The Library of Michigan is also collecting stories, but we'd love to have you share your story with us so that we can create a record of this time in the life of our community, which we will compile into collections to be added to the library.
We're interested in ALL of your stories! Here's info for the YOUTH collection.
Send your story to us at info@milanlibrary. org or by submitting your story here. For ideas about what to write, check out the suggestions below from the Library of Michigan:
Please take the time each day to record your activities, thoughts, and/or feelings in diary form. The entries can be handwritten, typed, and be as long or short as you want. Don’t worry about handwriting, spelling, or punctuation. The goal is to capture your personal experiences. PIctures are welcome!
Sometimes it can be difficult to get started on that diary, or to think of what you might include in that diary. So, below are some things to think about, with regards to current events, to help you get started: