Sunday, September 9, 2012
Partner: Wadleigh Memorial Library
Wadleigh Memorial Library is committed to meeting the information, education and entertainment needs of the Milford community. Wadleigh is a member of GMILCS, Inc., a nonprofit library consortium. Membership provides access to materials in Milford, as well as those in the public libraries of Amherst, Bedford, Derry, Goffstown, Hooksett, Manchester, Merrimack , Salem, Windham and the libraries of New England College and the New Hampshire Institute of Art. Wadleigh Memorial Library offers a wide variety of services and resources to people of the greater Milford area. We have a book collection of more than 70,000 volumes; a wide variety of over 2,000 audiobooks and access to downloadable audiobooks and ebooks; subscriptions to over 200 magazines and newspapers; a videocassette and DVD collection; a rapidly expanding and diversified collection of over 2,000 music CDs; a local history room housing a special collection of extensive historical materials on the state and local communities; and nineteen computers and wireless access. We provide children’s programs such as story hours, craft programs, educational programs during school vacations, summer and holidays throughout the year; adult programs such as reading groups, author visits, Acoustic Café music entertainment, and educational programs on a wide variety of subjects; free and discount passes to area museums funded by the Friends of the Wadleigh Memorial Library; inter-library loan services; and online research databases allowing searching both in the library and remotely from the library’s website. The library is partnering with Milford High School on Big Read.