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Celebrating Millis Veterans
Saturday, November 15th at 11 am

CELEBRATING MILLIS VETERANS

November 6, 2014 at 7 pm
BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND... Ted Burbank Explains "How I Eliminated All My Oil and Utility Bills"
TED BURBANK

Veterans Day - Library Closed
Library Closed Tuesday, November 11, 2014

The Millis Public Library will be closed Tuesday, November 11th

in honor of Veterans Day.   The Library will re-open at 10 am

Wednesday, November 12th.


FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY MONTHLY MEETING
Wednesday October 29th at 6:30 pm
Friends of the Millis Public Library Monthly Meeting
in the Roche Bros. Community Room


Halloween Mini-Faire at the Millis Public Library
Wednesday, October 29th 4-5pm

For Children in Grades K-4

Featuring:

A Spooky Craft

Creepy Cookie Decoration

& Ghoulish Games

Costumes Encouraged!

This event was planned and will be run by the Millis Public Library Teen Advisory Board (aka TAB). 6th-12th graders are encouraged to volunteer at this event! Contact Rachel at rsilverman@minlib.net for more information.


FREE MUSIC DOWNLOADS -- FREEGAL at the Millis Public Library

OCTOBER 2014 - FREE MUSIC DOWNLOADS
Limited to 3 downloads per patron per week

To Download click this FREEGAL Icon and type in your Millis Public Library Card Number


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October Newsletter
http://www.icontact-archive. com/ rRNQRindhS7dymwqjcvUTZShBERf14 j-?w=4

Some trending songs:  "The Big Revival" by Kenny Chesney, "Partners" by Barbra Streisand,

"PTX. Vol III" by Pentatonix and "X" By Chris Brown.

Tony Bennett is #1 on the charts this week

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FRIENDS BOOKSALE OCTOBER 2014

SUNDAY BOOKSALE OCTOBER 26th 2014

Happy Birthday Millis Public Library
Library Celebrates With Special Guests!

Teen Lit Lovers Book Club
A Group for ADULTS and TEENS
Monday, November 3rd
6:30-7:30pm
Millis Public Library (Roche Bros. Community Room)

Join us to discuss the The Way We Fall
by Megan Crewe, chat about teen lit, eat snacks, and share book recommendations.

Open to Adults & Teens in 7th Grade and Up!
Led by Rachel Silverman

Copies of The Way We Fall are on hold at the circulation desk all month!


2015 Millis Wildlife Calendar - Copies available at the Circulation Desk
Phtos by George Trumbour III to benefit Friends of the Millis Public Library
Millis Wildlife Calendar - Available Beginning September 27th
Photographs by George Trumbour III

THIS IS A LIMITED EDITION - ONLY 300 COPIES WERE PRINTED!


FRIENDS OF THE LIBRARY BOOKSALE
October 24th (Preview Night), October 25-26
Help Support the Friends of the Millis Public Library!

BOOK DONATIONS NEEDED FOR THE OCTOBER BOOKSALE!

The Friends will be holding their next BOOK SALE on the weekend of October 24th and they are actively seeking donations of books, DVDs and CDs.  Donations may be brought to the Friends Room at the Millis Public
Library during regular business hours.

All materials should be in good condition.  The Friends do not accept donations of Encyclopedias, Periodicals or VHS tapes.





BIRTHDAY CAKES
New Millis Public Library Celebrates 1st Birthday!
 
The Library's Cake Pan Collection was used to create an amazing
array of Birthday Cakes! 

Thank you to all of the groups and individuals who checked out a
library cake pan and baked a special treat for the Birthday Party!




DID YOU KNOW THAT YOU CAN SELECT FROM MORE THAN THIRTY DIFFERENT PANS?



SO MANY CHOICES! 

   HAPPY 1st BIRTHDAY MILLIS PUBLIC LIBRARY!


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

Thank you to our wonderful musicians...

Melody Albanese Kelly, violin
Hagop Anmahian, violin
Jacob Litoff, violin and viola
John Kelly, cello



Thank you Patry Francis for sharing your book with our readers!



NEW MUSEUM PASS
Buttonwood Park Zoo

NEW Museum Pass at the Millis Public Library!


Provided by the Friends of the Millis Public Library 

BUTTONWOOD PARK ZOO

425 Hawthorn Street, New Bedford, MA

FREE ADMISSION FOR UP TO 4 PEOPLE

Hours & Prices

Summer Hours are March – September

9:00am – 5:00pm, daily (with the last admission at 4:15pm)

Winter Hours are October – February

9:00am – 4:00pm, daily (with the last admission at 3:15pm)

The Buttonwood Park Zoo is open year round, with the exception of Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day.

Buttonwood Park Zoo (BPZ), owned and operated by the City of New Bedford, features animals and 30 exhibits, including: elephants, bison, mountain lions, bears, eagles, seals, otters, and farm animals. BPZ is accredited by the Association of Zoos and Aquariums (AZA) and has been called "one of the finest small zoos in the United States” by that organization.


Library Newsletter: Vol. 5, No. 2 SEPTEMBER 2014
September 2014 - pg. 1

September 2014 - pg. 2

 


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. 

Teen Lit Lovers Book Club
A Group for ADULTS and TEENS
Monday, September 22nd
6:30-7:30pm
Millis Public Library (Roche Bros. Community Room)

Join us for our first meeting, where we'll discuss the New York Times Bestseller Eleanor and Park by Rainbow Rowell, chat about teen lit, eat snacks, and share book recommendations.

Open to Adults & Teens in 7th Grade and Up!
Led by Rachel Silverman

Copies of Eleanor & Park are on hold at the circulation desk all month!


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!

Due to copyright restrictions we are not able to publicize the actual titles outside of the Library.  If you would like to know what the title of the movie is, please give us a call at the Library:  508-376-8282.

SILVER SCREEN MATINEES

September - December 2014

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.

OCTOBER 17:  (PG13); 110 min; 2014

Kevin Costner stars as Sonny Weaver Jr., the GM of the Cleveland Browns. With 13 hours until the beginning of the NFL draft, Sonny is informed by the team's owner (Frank Langella) that if Sonny doesn't make a splash and generate ticket sales, he's going to be fired.

OCTOBER 24: NO MOVIE -- FRIENDS BOOK SALE

OCTOBER 31:  (NR);108 min; 1967

An innovative, highly entertaining and suspenseful thriller about a blind housewife, Susy Hendrix (Audrey Hepburn). Independent and resourceful, Susy is learning to cope with her blindness, which resulted from a recent accident. She is aided by her difficult, slightly unreliable young neighbor Gloria (Julie Herrod) with whom she has an exasperated but lovingly maternal relationship. Susy's life is changed as she is terrorized by a group of criminals who believe she has hidden a baby doll used by them to smuggle heroin into the country.

NOVEMBER 7:   (PG); 115 min; 1955

This is the first starring role for explosive 1950s screen personality James Dean, who plays Cal Trask, the "bad" son of taciturn Salinas valley lettuce farmer Adam Trask (Raymond Massey). Although he means well, Cal can't stay out of trouble, nor is he able to match the esteem in which his father holds his "good" brother Aron (Richard Davalos). Only Aron's girlfriend Abra (Julie Harris) and kindly old sheriff Sam Burl Ives) can see the essential goodness in the troublesome Cal. When Adam invests in a chancy and wholly unsuccessful method of shipping his crops east, his wealth plummets. In an effort to save the business, Cal obtains money from his estranged mother (the proprietor of a whorehouse) and invests it in a risky new bean crop.

NOVEMBER 14:    (R); 121 min; 2013

Based on a true story, director Peter Berg's film stars Mark Wahlberg, Taylor Kitsch, Ben Foster, and Emile Hirsch as four Navy SEALs whose sensitive mission into the Afghan mountains is unexpectedly compromised, leading to a fierce skirmish with a small army of Taliban soldiers.

NOVEMBER 21: (PG13); 111 min; 2014

Tyler Perry's film follows five single mothers from different walks of life who come together when their teen kids, who all attend the same exclusive school, get in trouble for smoking and vandalism. It turns out that the school makes parents get involved when their children act out, so the five women are tasked with organizing a fundraiser dance.

NOVEMBER 28: NO MOVIE

DECEMBER 5:   (PG); 93 min; 1951

Two real-life events were incorporated into the plot of this 1951 MGM musical. One, the marriage of Fred Astaire's sister Adele to a British nobleman had occurred years earlier; the other, the wedding of England's Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip was only four years in the past. Jane Powell was cast as the sister and partner of American-entertainer Fred Astaire. The plot has Astaire and Powell heading to Merrie Olde England to perform at the palace. Once they've arrived, Powell breaks up the act when she falls in love with blueblooded Peter Lawford. Astaire himself finds romance in the form of Sarah Churchill (daughter of Sir Winston), and the four happy campers gleefully attend the titular Windsor Castle wedding.

DECEMBER 12:  (PG); 98 min; 2004

Based on John Grisham's novel Skipping Christmas, this film revolves around Nora (Jamie Lee Curtis) and Luther Krank's (Tim Allen) decision to put their normally fanatical enthusiasm for the holidays aside for a tropical cruise. With their daughter in Peru with the Peace Corps, the Kranks believe it just isn't worth it. Just as it looks like Christmas will be successfully skipped, Blair (Julie Gonzalo) announces she'll be coming home for Christmas after all.

DECEMBER 19:  (PG); 98 min; 2003

Buddy was a baby who stowed away in Santa's toy bag and ended up at the North Pole. The elves raise him as one of their own, but when he begins to notice his differences to the other elves he goes to New York City to find his birth father in this sweet holiday comedy.

DECEMBER 26: NO MOVIE


 



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 Kickoff at the Millis Public Library with Kyle and Ben!
VACATIONING WITH MILLIS LIBRARY BOOKS
Stephen and Joseph and Millis Library Books Visit Glacier National Park


Become a Library Champion Today!
Become a Library Champion Today!

Click on link above or visit Friends of the Library Page for additional information

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

 

                                   

MUSEUM PASSES AVAILABLE AT THE MILLIS PUBLIC LIBRARY 
REDUCED ADMISSION TO MANY LOCAL MUSEUMS AND OTHER ATTRACTIONS.   RESERVE PASSES NOW FOR THE FEBRUARY SCHOOL VACATION WEEK, INCLUDING HALF-PRICE ADMISSION TO THE BOSTON CHILDREN'S MUSEUM! 
Passes are also available to the New England Aquarium, the Museum of Science, the Museum of Fine Arts, the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum and many other locations.   Special thanks to the Friends of the Millis Public Library for providing funding for many of the library passes.   

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.



Doorstep Delivery
For Homebound Patrons living in MILLIS - Library materials delivered to your doorstep!  The Millis Public Library offers a delivery option to provide library materials for Millis residents who are unable to visit the Library due to a long or short-term disability.
 
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