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The Millis Public Library will be closed on Monday, September 1st in observance of Labor Day. The Library will re-open on Tuesday, September 2nd at 10:00 am.
Teen Lit Lovers Book Club
A Group for ADULTS and TEENS
MILLIS LIBRARY IS TURNING 1!
September 2014 Events
Library Birthday Celebration Events - September 2014
NEED TO FINISH (OR START?) YOUR SUMMER READING?
5TH GRADE THROUGH SENIOR HIGH SUMMER READING BOOKS ARE AVAILABLE AT THE MILLIS PUBLIC LIBRARY -- COME IN AND CHECK OUT A COPY BEFORE SCHOOL BEGINS!
There are multiple copies of these titles and many more on the Young Adults' Room Shelves at the Millis Public Library. Stop in this week to pick up a copy of your Summer Reading Book -- don't wait until it's too late!
VACATIONING WITH MILLIS LIBRARY BOOKS
Stephen and Joseph and Millis Library Books Visit Glacier National Park
Musical Concert to Celebrate the Library’s First Birthday
Saturday, September 27th at 7:30 pm
Musical Concert to Celebrate the Library’s First Birthday
Saturday, September 27
Roche Bros. Community Room - Millis Public Library
This concert is supported in part by the Millis Local Cultural Council
and the Friends of the Millis Public Library
Dohnanyi's Serenade opus 10 for string trio
J.S. Bach's Gigue for string trio
George Bizet's Tunes from Carmen: 1)Vorspiel 2) Habanera 3) Chanson und duett 4) Vorspiel 2
Tango El Choclo by Villoldo and arranged by McLean
Beethoven's string quartet
Opus 18 #4
Melody Albanese Kelly, violin
Hagop Anmahian, violin
Jacob Litoff, violin and viola
John Kelly, cello
Library Books on Vacation Too!
BOOKS START GREAT CONVERSATIONS!
A Millis Patron and a Millis Library Book -- hanging out on the dock at Lake Winnepisakee at Girl Scout Camp. It prompted a conversation with another scout who was reading the same series...
EASY WALKS IN MASSACHUSETTS
Tuesday, September 9th at 7 pm
Easy Walks in Massachusetts
Copies of the book are available for purchase ($15.00) at the Circulation Desk.
Checks may be made payable to the Friends of the Millis Public Library.
Save the Date!
New Millis Public Library is Turning 1
SUMMER HOURS BEGIN JULY 1
June 28th is last Saturday opening until September
The Millis Public Library will be open Saturday, June 28th from 10 - 3.
Beginning in July, we will be closed on the weekends.
Saturday hours will resume the Saturday after Labor Day.
Food for Fines
Erase Overdue Library Fines in July!
FOOD FOR FINES
FREEGAL JUNE 2014 NEWSLETTER
Free Music Downloads with your Millis Library Card
FREEGAL JUNE 2014 NEWSLETTER (click on link below)
Did you know you can download music for free with your Millis Public Library card? Freegal provides access to the Sony Music Entertainment catalog-- more than seven million songs, including Sony Music’s catalog of legendary artists. Choose from new releases or old favorites. New music is added daily! Download music to your computer, then transfer to any iPod or MP3 device.
SILVER SCREEN MATINEES
Friday Afternoons at 1 pm in the Roche Bros. Community Room
Silver Screen Movie Matinees for Adults will be held on Friday afternoons in the Roche Bros. Community Room.
No registration required. Roche Bros. Community Room is air-conditioned and snacks will be provided. Films will begin at 1 pm!
Programs will be held in The Roche Bros. Community Room on Friday afternoons at 1 pm. Program is free. No registration required. SILVER SCREEN MATINEES are made possible through the generous funding of the Friends of the Millis Public Library. We are also grateful to the family and friends of Geno I. DelloRusso for their purchase of the 2014 Public Performance Site License from Movie Licensing USA which allows us to screen these films in the library.
JULY 18: (PG-13): 112 min.; 2014
The incredible true story of the seven art historians and museum curators who went behind enemy lines during World War II on a mission to recover some of the world's greatest works of art. Cast: George Clooney; Matt Damon; Bill Murray; Cate Blanchett; Jean Dujardin; John Goodman
JULY 25: (R): 117 min.; 2013
A biographical drama centering on the story of Ron Woodroof, a Texas electrician who was diagnosed as HIV-positive in 1986, and who subsequently devoted his life to providing fellow HIV patients with non-FDA-approved drugs and supplements. Cast:Matthew McConaughey; Jared Leto; Jennifer Garner; Steve Zahn; Denis O'Hare.
AUGUST 1: (NR): 136 min., 1959
Something of an urbanized, upscale version of Peyton Place. Socialite Kate Lawrence (Diane Brewster) jilts impoverished lover Mike Flannagan (Brian Keith) in favor of wealthy William Lawrence (Adam West). Cast: Paul Newman; Barbara Rush; Alexis Smith; Brian Keith
AUGUST 8: (PG-13): 125 min., 2013
The story of how Walt Disney courted P.L. Travers into letting him option the rights to Mary Poppins. Cast:Emma Thompson; Tom Hanks; Colin Farrell; Bradley Whitford; Paul Giamatti; Jason Schwartzman
AUGUST 15: (NR): 130 min., 1959
Synopsis: Based on a novel by Sloan Wilson, this melodrama caused a stir in the late '50s for its racy look at marital infidelity and forbidden teenage love. The turmoil takes place in a beautiful summer cottage on the coast of Maine. Cast: Dorothy McGuire; Richard Egan; Arthur Kennedy; Troy Donahue; Sandra Dee; Constance Ford
AUGUST 22: (PG-13): 142 min., 2012
In a not-too-distant future, North America has collapsed, weakened by drought, fire, famine, and war to be replaced by Panem, a country divided into the Capitol and 12 districts. Cast: Jennifer Lawrence; Josh Hutcherson; Liam Hemsworth; Woody Harrelson; Elizabeth Banks; Sandra Ellis Lafferty
AUGUST 29: (PG-13): 146 min., 2013
The saga continues in this sequel to the August 22nd film. Cast: Jennifer Lawrence; Josh Hutcherson; Liam Hemsworth; Elizabeth Banks; Stanley Tucci; Jena Malone
SEPTEMBER 5: (NR): 95 min., 1952
Pat (Katharine Hepburn), a college phys-ed instructor, enters into professional competition as a golf and tennis player. Mike (Spencer Tracy), a likeable but unscrupulous sports promoter, first attempts to bribe Pat to lose, but later becomes her manager. Cast: Spencer Tracy; Katharine Hepburn
SEPTEMBER 12: (PG-13): 129 min; 2014
Colin Farrell headlines this romantic drama adapted from the novel by Mark Helprin, centering on the relationship between a thief and a dying woman. Producer-screenwriter Akiva Goldsman makes his feature directorial debut. Cast: Colin Farrell; Will Smith; Jessica Brown-Findlay; Russell Crowe
SEPTEMBER 19: PG-13: 114 minutes; 2013
A brilliant young strategist rises to the top of his class in Battle School while training to defend Earth against hostile aliens intent on exterminating the entire human race in this sci-fi epic based on a celebrated novel.
SEPTEMBER 26: (R): 98 MIN.; 1996
Filmmaking siblings Joel Coen and Ethan Coen both embraced and poked satirical fun at their Minnesotan roots with this comedy-drama-thriller that earned seven Oscar nominations. Cast: Frances McDormand; Steve Buscemi; William H. Macy
Silver Screen Matinees are sponsored by the Friends of the Millis Public Library.
Summer Reading Kicks Off at the Millis Public Library
Kyle and Ben help get the party started!
Summer Reading Millis Middle/High School
Grades 5 - 8
Sit 'N Knit
Thursday Mornings from 10 - 12
Sit 'N Knit - Drop-In Sessions in the Atrium at the Millis Public Library
Thursday Mornings from 10 - 12.
The Sit 'n Knit is an informal group that meets on Thursday mornings at the Library. All are invited to bring a new or ongoing knitting project or any other small craft project to work on in the company of others and share your ideas. Relax with old friends and meet new ones! This is not an instructional program.
Library Newsletter: Vol. 5, No. 1 April 2014
MILLIS PUBLIC LIBRARY NEWSLETTER- Page 1
Become a Library Champion Today!
Become a Library Champion Today!
Click on link above or visit Friends of the Library Page for additional information
NEW MUSEUM PASS: Salem Witch Museum
SALEM WITCH MUSEUM
TICKET PRICES WITH LIBRARY PASS:
Child (6-18): $4.75
The Salem Witch Museum brings you back to 1692 Salem. Experience the drama of history in life-size stage sets, figures, lighting and a stirring narration. Live guides take you through changing interpretations of witches, the truth behind the stereotypes, witchcraft practice today and the frightening phenomenon of witch hunting.
·Open year round. 10 am - 5 pm daily; 10 am to 7 pm in July and August.
·Closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year's Day.
·Closes at 3:00 p.m. on Christmas Eve and New Year's Eve.
SPRING BASEBALL SEASON IS EASY WITH A PAWSOX PASS FROM THE MILLIS PUBLIC LIBRARY
Pawtucket Red Sox Pass Now Available. Admits up to six people (General Admission) for only $21.
Patrons must present voucher at Box Office on day/night of game selected. Reserve your pass now for a specific game!
For a list of PawSox Promotions visit http://www.milb.com/promotions/index.jsp?sid=t533
Passes limited to one per game - Millis Residents Only.
Teddy Bear Sleepover at the Millis Public Library
Last night was Pajama Storytime at the Library - and some of the attendees actually spent the night! (Only the stuffed animals were able to have a sleepover at the LIbrary).
Picture of the Week!
Happy Valentines at the Millis Public Library!
Check Out Friends Page for Upcoming Programs Sponsored by the Friends of the Library
FREEGAL -- FREE AND LEGAL MUSIC DOWNLOADS AVAILABLE AT THE LIBRARY
YOU JUST NEED YOUR MILLIS LIBRARY CARD TO GET STARTED!
GET FREE MUSIC DOWNLOADS with your Millis Library Card: www.millislibrary.org -- Look for the FREEGAL icon.
- YOU NEED TO HAVE A MILLIS CARD IN ORDER TO DOWNLOAD! 3 SONGS PER WEEK PER LIBRARY CARD – MUSIC AND VIDEO DOWNLOADS ARE AVAILABLE (VIDEO DOWNLOADS COUNT AS 2 DOWNLOADS
Library Meeting Space Use, Display Case and Exhibit Policies, and Applications
Information regarding meeting space use, display case and exhibit policies, and applications can be found on our Library Policies Page.