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Library Hours

Monday-Tuesday: 10:00 am to 8:00 pm
Wednesday-Friday: 10:00 am to 6:00 pm
Saturday: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Sunday: 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

BOOK CLUBS

Mystery Book Club

This group meets generally meets on the third Tuesday of the month, at 6:30 pm. Informal discussions are led by Ethel Himmel. Anyone who has read the book is welcome to attend.

    2021 Book List

    • 1/19 The Silkworm by Robert Galbraith
    • 2/16 Jar of Hearts by Jennifer Hillier
    • 3/16 The Drifter by Nick Petrie
    • 4/20 A Royal Affair by Allison Montclair
    • 5/18 Broke Places by Tracy Clark
    • 6/15 The Satapur Moonstone by Sujata Massey
    • 7/20 The Long Road to Mercy by David Baldacci
    • 8/17 The Crow Trap by Ann Cleeves
    • 9/21 The Cold Way Home by Julia Keller
    • 10/19 Perish by Lisa Black
    • 11/16 Lost Tomorrows by Matt Coyle

    American Lives Discussion

    This group meets on the Second Tuesday of the month at 6:30 pm. The American Lives group will be a little different than a typical book group. It will focus on the person rather than the book. Choose to read one or more biographies about our subject, each book on the list presents an different view. Our 2021 topic is Women Who Made a Difference. This will prompt lively discussions facilitated by Bill Wilson. Remote participation available.

      Participants are invited to read additional biographies as well.

      Tuesday, October 12, 2021 – 6:30 PM – The Trailblazers

      • Amelia Earhart
        • Amelia Lost: The Life and Disappearance of Amelia Earhart by: Candace Fleming
        • East to the Dawn: The Life of Amelia Earhart by: Susan Butler
      • Margaret Mead
        • Margaret Mead: A Life by: Jane Howard
        • With a Daughter’s Eye: A Memoir of Margaret Mead and Gregory Bateson by: Mary Catherine Bateson
      • Maria Tallchief and Martha Graham
        • Maria Tallchief: America’s Prima Ballerina by: Maria Tallchief & Larry Kaplan
        • Martha: The Life and Work of Martha Graham
      • Katherine Graham
        • Personal History by: Katherine Graham
        • Katherine Graham by: Sandy Asiratham

      Tuesday, November 11, 2021 – 6:30 PM – The Writers

      • Willa Cather
        • Willa Cather: A Literary Life by: James Woodres
        • O Pioneers! by:Willa Cather
      • Zora Neal Hurston
        • Wrapped in Rainbows: The Life of Zora Neale Hurston by: Valerie Boyd
        • I Love Myself When I Am Laughing… And Then Again: A Zora Neale Hurston Reader by: Zora Neale Hurston
      • Harper Lee
        • The Mockingbird Next Door: Life with Harper Lee by: Marja Mills
        • To Kill a Mockingbird by: Harper Lee
      • Toni Morrison
        • Toni Morrison: A Biography by: Stepanie Li
        • The Origin of Others by: Toni Morrison
        • The Bluest Eye by: Toni MOrrison
        • Beloved by: Toni Morrison

      Tuesday, December 14, 2021 – 6:30 PM – The Mathematicians & Scientists

      • Grace Hopper
        • Grace Hopper and the Invention of the Information Age by: Kurt W. Beyer
        • Grace Hopper: Admiral of the Cyber Sea by: Kathleen Broome Williams
      • Katherine Johnson
        • My Remarkable Journey: A Memoir by: Katherine Johnson, Joylette Hylick, & Katherine Moore
        • Reaching for the Moon: The Autobiography of NASA Mathematician Katherine Johnson by: Katherine Johnson
      • Rachel Carson
        • Rachel Carson: Witness for Nature by: Rachel Carson
        • Always, Rachel: The Letters of Rachel Carson and Dorothy Freeman, 1952-1964 by: Dorothy Freeman
        • Silent Spring by: Rachel Carson

      Mission

      The Milton Public Library opens doors for curious minds, nurtures learning and creativity, creates opportunities and enriches lives by bringing people and ideas together!

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      Library Hours

      Monday: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
      Tuesday: 10 a.m. to 8 p.m.
      Wednesday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
      Thursday: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
      Friday : 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
      Saturday: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
      Sunday: 1 p.m. to 4 p.m.