Millstadt Library

Programs

The Library hosts a variety of programs. Please scroll down to see information for children's programs and for programs for all ages.

For Children

A Pre-school Reading Program is held every Wednesday in March and October for children ages 2 -5 at 10:00.  An adult is required to stay with the child and younger siblings are welcome.  The program lasts around 45 minutes and is low key and geared for the young child. Stories are read and a simple craft is done so the child has something to take home.  Registration is not required and there is no charge for the program.

 

 

For All Ages

Social Media Summer Reading Announcment (1)Summer Reading Program

Date: Yearly 

This Year's Date: July 6, 2020 - August 15, 2020

Time: Weekly

The Summer Reading Program is open to all ages. A log is kept of pages read during the time period of the program and a slip with the reader's name, one for each page category read, is put into a drawing for prizes each week and at the end of the summer.

Running from July 6 to August 15, three groups will be able to participate; Children: (Pre-K - 5th), Teens/YA (6th - 12th), and Adults (18+).

Instead of earning an entry for each book, pages will be counted to earn a ticket; Children: 50 pages = 1 book; Teens/YA: 200 pages =1 book; Adults: 250 pages = 1 book. 

There will be prize drawings every week for each group. For participating, you get one ticket. For each book read, you get an extra ticket put into the weekly prize drawing, as well as the grand prize drawing. Participating in weekly challenges posted on our Facebook (@MillstadtLibrary) and on our Instagram (@millstadt_library) will earn you extra entries.

Reading logs for each group will be available digitally as a Google Form on our website, www.millstadt-library.org,  and available physically at the library. Return them every Saturday and we will draw our winners the following Monday. Winners will be called to discuss prize delivery.

What are these prizes? This year, we will be giving out gift cards to Millstadt businesses, like Ott’s and Happy Days, and to local businesses, like Barnes & Noble and Walmart. In addition, the grand prizes will feature Movie Nights hosted here at the library (following COVID-19 social distancing rules).

THANK YOU TO OUR SPONSORS! 

  • Bliss Floral and Gifts
  • Breadeaux Pizza
  • Coffee Mill Café
  • Happy Days
  • IGA
  • Lee's Hardware
  • Millpond Brewing & Incubator
  • Millstadt Pharmacy
  • Ott's Tavern
  • Xtreme Paintball Park

READING LOGS ARE BELOW!

Please click on the links to access the Google Form version for the daily record. There is also a Word Document version of the physical weekly copy available, if you would like to print off your own copy - or stop by during Summer Reading to pick up a log and a welcome bag!

Children

Teens/YA

Adult

Word Document Children

Word Document Teens/YA

Word Document Adult

 

Knitting NiteKnitting and Crochet Night

Date: Every Tuesday

Time: 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

Knit one, purl two. Knit one, purl two. If only knitting were that simple. Well at the Millstadt Library, it can be! Every Tuesday, from 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. join us to learn how to knit! If you have your own project, bring it in. If you’re starting from scratch, we’ll teach you something new! And, if you know how to crochet, join us too!
Needles and yarn will be provided, however, if you do have your own needles and yarn, please bring them.

good books, good tea, and good companyBook Club

Date: 1st Saturday of each month     

Time: 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Love reading books but have no one to discuss them with? Want to get into reading but don’t know where to start? On the first Saturday of each month, the Millstadt Library Book Club will take place! We’ll provide the books and tea and you can provide the “T” on the books!

book club 2020 bookmarkCraft Night jpegCraft Night

Date: Every Third Thursday

Time: 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

March's Craft: No-Sew Bunnies

For Craft Night March 2020

Adult Coloring Night will be a part of our new Third Thursday of the Month event, Craft Night! Ages 10 and up can join us for a timely craft each month to create and then take home. Most events will be at no cost, however all events require registration. If an event costs, payment will be due at the time of registration. If you are planning to just color, no registration is required.

And, if you would like to host the next Craft Night, talk to a Librarian!

 

going book to the movies

Going Book to the Movies

Date: Every Last Saturday

Time: Showings start at 1:00 p.m.

This month's movie: Vote at the Library or on our FB for either Wonder or A Beautiful Day in the Neighborhood

The Millstadt Library is Going Book to the Movies! Join us every last Saturday of the month for a movie and popcorn. You are welcome to bring bottled beverages. We’ll have a poll each month for the next month’s movie on Facebook.

Anyone under the age of 10 must be accompanied by an adult and anyone under the age of 16 must sign in with their name and a guardian's phone number in case of emergencies. 

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