Snow Day!!!!

The library will be closed Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015, due to snow. MA Governor has declared a travel ban all day Tuesday, so stay home and stay safe. All items due Tuesday will have any fines waived when we reopen.

Boston Bruins 8th Annual PJ Drive


Boston Bruins 8th Annual PJ Drive, in partnership with Cradles to Crayons

From Feb.1 – Feb. 22 the Milne Public Library will be collecting NEW pajamas (must be in original wrapping), to send to children who are in need – to keep them safe, warm, feeling valued and ready to learn!  The donation box will be located in a central place in the library.  Please contribute!!

Any questions?  Contact Helen Olshever in the Children’s Room.


January Artist…Liz Hannock

unnamedFor the month of January Williamstown resident Liz Hannock will be exhibiting her photography on the walls of the David & Joyce Milne Public Library in Williamstown.

The show is titled “Children of the Seventies” and it all started when Liz was writing school newsletters for the Loundonville School and Saint Agnes (now known as Doane Stuart School) in New York.  “I wanted pictures to go with the stories and that was the beginning”. “Next I got excited about writing occasional Sunday features for the Albany Times Union. I chose subjects that were interesting to photograph.”

In 1968 Liz Hannock exhibited her photography at the Parent’s Magazine Gallery in Manhattan. In 1969 she did a photograph for Albany’s favorite author, William Kennedy for his first novel The Ink Truck and it became the jacket photo.

Finally she discovered color film and what it did for portraying children. Mothers kept calling her and soon she was on a new adventure  “Children of the Seventies”, which this exhibit will feature.

Liz Hannock is also the mother of Stephen Hannock, who has three paintings in the Metropolitan Museum of art and won an Academy Award for What Dreams May Come that starred Robin Williams for special visual effects.

Library hours are Mon –Fri. 10-5:30, Wed. 10-8, and Sat. 10-4. For information contact Pat McLeod, Library Director at or 458-5369.

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The library will also close at NOON on Wednesday, Dec. 31st, and will be closed all day Thursday, Jan. 1st.

Happy Holidays!