New Milford Reads: Summer Reading


Summer Reading update

395 students enrolled and participating in summer reading at New Milford Public Library this summer. Keep up the great work students and families.

Summer Reading Check-in Survey

Trying to generate a list of ideas of books that our children have enjoyed around the community so far this summer. All feedback is appreciated. Thank you for your help with summer reading!


This week’s events at NMPL

Tuesday (7/31): Christine’s Critters 2-3, Harry Potter Birthday Party 4-5,

Thursday (8/2): Read to Ralfy 10:30-12, Video Gamers Club 6:30-8

Friday (8/3): Nappy’s Puppets 11-12


Lots of great events this week between the animals, video games, puppets, and fantasy.  Hope everyone is enjoying their summer.  I saw so many children and parents at the library this week and hope everyone has found a book that they’ve loved.

This week’s events at NMPL

Monday: 12:00 PM – Read to Flash, 4:00 PM – The Art of Henna

Tuesday: 10:30 AM – 4-H Fun, 2:00 PM – Sharks Rock!, 4:00 PM – Josh’s Chess Extravaganza, 6:30 PM – Sleepy Time Stories

Wednesday: 11:00 AM – Crafts, 4:00 PM – Magic the Gathering

Thursday: 10:30 AM – Read to Ralfy

*makes sure you call in advance to reserve you space. Some events are filling up quickly.

Reminder – autographed Boston Red Sox Rafeal Devers picture will be raffled at the end of August. Make sure you sign up and keep reading to have a chance.

Did you know that…

  • The NMPL has Kindles that can be checked out?
  • They have free e-books online that you can download if you already have a tablet?
  • You could win a tablet if you are a middle schooler this summer who reads?


Check out Pratt Center’s FREE Activities this summer

Pratt Summer Reading 2018 Final

Programs at NMPL this week (7/16)

Mon: 12-1: Read to Flash (local therapy dog) and 6-7: NMPL Rocks (teens) – Paint rocks to hide around our great town

Tue: 10:30-11:30 4H Fun, 2-3 Sciencetellers (5+), 6:30-7:30 Storytime

Thur: 10:30-12 Read to Ralphy (local therapy dog) and 4-5:30 Cupcake Wars (teens)

Fri: 2-3 The Village Ringers concert

This Week’s Offerings at NMPL



Summer Reading Update Week 2

Up to 286 readers participating at the New Milford Public Library.

That’s 156 more signed up just this week.

Keep on reading boys and girls and enjoy some more great books!

You have to be signed up to win the prizes…

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