Friday, August 12, 2016

Prize Packets

Each teen/tween who has submitted the 2nd ticket on our reading log (for reading for 10 hours or 20 days) will receive a prize packet containing certificates for a free book, pizza, CheezyBread, bowling, and more.  If you have turned in your 2nd ticket, please ask for your prize packet at the circulation desk.

Thank you to the following for donating prizes:
Ann Arbor Hands-On Museum
Bel-Mark Lanes
Clonlara School
Collins Center
Friends of Milan Public Library
Hungry Howie's Pizza
Kohl's
Marco's Pizza 
Milan Dairy Barn
Splash Universe
The Morning Owl
Zap Zone Fun Center

Thank you also to the City of Milan for the use of the Wilson Park Pavilion and the Senior and Community Activity Center for our programs and to our patrons who donated to youth programming and funded Crazy Craig's Juggling Show and Lego bricks for Game Days.

Monday, August 8, 2016

Activity Logs

We have Activity Logs to provide you with suggestions for reading-related activities through the end of the summer.  Read with someone, read somewhere you don't usually read, read a different type of book than you usually read, try something (origami, drawing, sign language, etc.) from a book, exercise your mind (with a puzzle, word search, etc.), or exercise your body (play a sport, ride your bicycle, etc.) 

Pick up an Activity Log from the brochure rack in front of the reference desk.  Complete any 12 activities and return your form to the library by September 3 to receive a prize and enter the prize drawing.  

Sunday, June 5, 2016

Summer Events at the Library


2016 Summer Reading Program

Our Summer Reading Program will begin on Thursday, June 16.  You are invited to read or listen to books, earn prizes, and attend programs throughout the summer. 

See our calendar of events here and the brochure here.
Register online here now.
Register in the library beginning on Wednesday, June 15.
Pick up reading logs from the library beginning on Wednesday, June 15.
Begin counting your reading on Thursday, June 16 (the first day of summer in Milan).
Any questions?  Ask them here


See our Summer Reading page for any updates throughout the summer.

Reading
You may choose to count the amount of time you read or the number of days you read and earn prizes for reaching reading goals throughout the summer.  See more information on the reading logs which will be available at the library beginning on June 15.

You may read any books, ebooks, magazines, and graphic novels.  You may also listen to audiobooks.  We have a variety of genres and a variety of formats to assist everyone with finding reading materials   they will enjoy.

Activity Logs
You may also choose to explore a variety of reading and library-related activities through an additional activity log and earn prizes for completing activities in this log.

Kickoff Event: Brain Games 
by Michigan Science Center
Friday, June 17 - 10:30 A.M.
Senior and Community Activity Center
for all ages
Put your brain to the test when we challenge you with puzzles and tasks! We’ll introduce you to the different ways your brain coordinates movement in various sports and fitness activities.

Additional events this summer:
TAG (Teen/Tween Advisory Group)
Game Day
Paint the Windows
Stuffed Animal Sitters
Get in the Game: Play!
Crazy Craig's Juggling Show

See the TNT brochure here for details.

Volunteer opportunities
Volunteer opportunities are available for 6th through 12th graders throughout the summer at the library.

Opportunities to volunteer include helping during programs for younger children, assisting with the kickoff and closing events, preparing for programs, and other projects at the library.

If you are interested in volunteering and are registering to read or participate in events this summer, check "yes" on the question asking if you would like to volunteer.

If you are not registering for any other events this summer, you may sign up to volunteer here

If you have any questions, ask them here or call or stop by the library and talk to Jennifer.




Tuesday, May 10, 2016

Get in the Game: Read!

Our TNT (Teens and Tweens/6th - 12th grade) Summer Reading Program theme this year is "Get in the Game: Read!" 

The Friends of the Library will sell t-shirts with the themes.  Orders are due by May 15 and will arrive in June.  We will notify you when they arrive.  Payment will be due when you pick up your order.  You may order online here or ask for an order form at the library.


The navy t-shirt with gray letters is available in adult sizes. Adult sizes small - XL are $8 each. Adult sizes XXL and 3XL are $10 each.










The blue t-shirt with orange letters s available in women's cut.
Women's sizes small - XL are $10 each.
Women's sizes XXL and 3XL are $12 each.

You may order online here or ask for an order form at the library.  Orders are due by May 15.

Tuesday, March 1, 2016

March TNT Programs

TNT (Teen and Tween) programs in March are:

TAG (Teen/Tween Advisory Group)
Thursday, March 10
5:15 - 6:15  

TAG suggests books, audiobooks, videos, and CDs for the library to purchase; suggests and contributes to planning programs for 6th through 12th graders; and volunteers at the library

If you'd like to participate, please register here.



Monday, March 21
5:00 - 6:15  
Books & Bites: Peeps Edition

Come ready to talk about your favorite book or any book you are reading now.  After discussing the books, you'll create a Peeps version of a scene from the book.

Please register here or call the library (734-439-1240) to register.

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Sweet Treats

 Sweet Treats
and Valentines


6th – 12th graders
Thursday, February 11
4:00-5:15 P.M.

Make sweet treats to eat and Valentine's Day cards (for someone you know or for someone in our community).  Registration is required.  Register here.  

Monday, November 30, 2015

TNT Gingerbread House Programs

TNT (Teen and Tween: 6th - 12th grade) Gingerbread House programs will be held on Monday, December 14 at 4:00 and at 6:00 P.M.  Each session will be the same; choose the time that works best for you.

You'll create a gingerbread house from graham crackers and edible decorations.  Please register at the circulation desk or online here by Friday, December 11.

We hope to see you there!

Some of your previous gingerbread houses: