Wednesday, Feb.12, 2:30 – 4:30, Chess Club will meet in the children’s room, and every Wednesday thereafter. Kids in 3rd grade and up (including teens) are welcome. Williams College students will be on site to teach or to mentor.
Join us! You don’t have to show up every week, just when it works for you.
The library will be closed, Monday, January 20, in honor of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Classes start Tuesday, January 14, 2014, at the Milne Public Library.
ESOL A ”Introductory Class”: meets Tu., We., Th., 8:30 – 10:30 a.m.; Teachers are Arlene Curtiss Tu and Th, and Marina Brodskaya on We.
ESOL B ”Intermediate/Advanced Class”: meets Tu. and We., 8:00 – 11:00 a.m.
For more information, please contact:
Thelma Margulies, Coordinator
Northern Berkshire Adult Basic Education Program
MCLA-Learning Services (413) 662-5310
Looking for a job in Berkshire County?
Click on this link to access Berkshire Works website, which has all kinds of resources for the unemployed seeking a job, including resume workshops and a comprehensive listing of employment opportunities in Berkshire County.
Milne Library card holders now have free access to a number of area newspapers online.
Click on this link: onlinenewspapers
You will be prompted to enter your library card number. Then you will see a list of area papers. Click on any one of them to view online.
Win scholarship money for college, and more – first prize is $10,000.
U.S. high school students are invited to write an essay on an act of political courage by an elected official, who was in office during or after 1956. For information, and to register and submit your essay, visit jfklibrary.org
, Profile in Courage Essay Contest. Deadline for submitting an essay is January 6, 2014.
Our newest service dog in training.
Beneath the Surface –Teen Summer Reading wraps up!
This year we had 41 teens signed up, reporting a total of 116 books, and probably more were actually read. About 25 prizes were distributed and we had two highly successful workshops, attended by 22 kids in total.
Here’s a short list of some highly recommended books that were read by your peers this summer:
TITLE – AUTHOR
We the Children – Clements
A Single Shard – Park
Into the Wild – Hunter
Wild Man Island – Hobbs
Gunslinger Girl 1, 2, and 3 – Yu Aida
Release of the Red Phoenix – Yoyo
Fly By Night – Hardinge
Roll of Thunder, Hear My Cry – Taylor
Wizards at War – Duane
Uglies – Westerfeld
The Witches – Dahl
Here’s To You Rachel Robinson – Blume
Call of the Winged Panther – Yoyo
Tunnels – Gordon/Williams
Boy 2 Girl – Blacker
Fablehaven – Mull
Caught – Haddix
Mockingjay – Collins
Copper – Kibuishi
Kira-Kira – Kadohata
Trace – Cornwell
Out of the Dust – Hesse
Breadcrumbs – Ursu
Small Steps – Sachar
Click here to view our new flier with information on how to donate books this year.
Any questions? Check out our “Friends” page on this website for contact information for the Friends of the Milne Library group. Virginia Sheldon and Stephen Dravis will be happy to assist you.