Memorial Day Weekend closings

The Library will be closed 

Saturday, May 28

Sunday, May 29

Monday, May 30

in observance of Memorial Day.


Summer hours will begin Tuesday, May 31 (closed on Sundays)

Wadleigh’s Live Bird Cam

The eggs have hatched, watch the little baby robins grow via our live bird cam!

WordPress Workshop

wordpress-logoSaturday, June 11, 2016
10:00 AM until 12:00 PM

Do you want to make a website for yourself or for your business?
Join Bryan Higgs for a monthly workshop on WordPress at the Wadleigh Library. This is an ongoing class, and all are welcome.

Bring your own laptop, or borrow one from the Library.

Register today!

Knit 1, Crochet 2

1st and 3rd Mondays of the Month
6:30 PM until 8:30 PM

Are you looking for other yarn addicts? Do your Monday nights seem dull? Look no further! Join us for a drop-in stitch-fest on the 1st Monday of each month.  Bring your project in & be inspired; if you’re a beginner, your local craft store can help you select a project & requisite supplies. There will be no formal instruction but ‘knitwits’ are a helpful bunch and love indoctrinating the uninitiated into the cult of knitting.

Location: Keyes Meeting Room

Learn a Language Today!

transparentlanguageMilford cardholders have unlimited access to more than 100 online language courses, packed with pronunciation, speech, grammar, writing and vocabulary-building lessons. Write or speak your answers, practice pronunciation by slowing down the on-screen examples, and converse with native speakers though interactive videos. Learn on your own time, at your own pace in the library, in the comfort of your own home, or on the go with Byki Mobile for the iPhone® and Android™.

Click Research and then Language Learning or visit to begin! Please ask us if you have any questions.

Market Research? Job Search? Looking for an Old Friend? Use AtoZdatabases!

This business and residential directory freely available to Wadleigh Library cardholders and the Milford Community helps entrepreneurs conduct prospecting, helps students complete market studies, helps job seekers research potential employers, and even has a resume template available for creating an updated resume. Search by geographic location, business size, type of business, and more. Ask your Reference Librarian about this the next time you’re in!

Start Your Search Now

Downloadable magazines @your library!

nookperiodicalsThe New Hampshire Downloadable Books Consortium now offers free digital magazines, officially known as “Nook Periodicals,” as well as the current collection of eBooks and audiobooks!

You will need to have a Nook app on your device, registered to a Barnes & Noble account.  Click here for more detailed information about using downloadable magazines.

Or, browse the new magazines here!

Teen Tech Squad

3:00 PM until 5:00 PM

Have you recently acquired a new device? Need help learning how to navigate?  Drop in at the Wadleigh Library on Mondays from 3-5 p.m. to get help from students from the Milford High School Technology program.  Laptops, iPads, tablets, e-readers – all devices welcome!

Location: Reference Area

Train and Practice for the SAT, GRE, PSAT and other tests

Log in to Learning Express, a service provided to Milford cardholders like YOU, and take practice tests so that testing day is easier on you.

Learning Express provides practice standardized tests, tutorial courses, and resume and cover letter composition. It is a comprehensive, interactive online learning platform of practice tests and tutorial course series designed to help you succeed on academic or licensing tests such as the SAT, GED, GRE, Commercial Driver’s License Exam, U.S. Citizenship, and so much more. You’ll get immediate scoring, complete answer explanations, and an individualized analysis of your results. Provided by the Wadleigh Memorial Library.

To use this database, you must first create a user account with your library card number as your Username.

Canceled: North American Birds of Prey

Wednesday May 4, 2016
6:30 PM until 7:30 PM

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED: Birds of prey, or raptors (from the Lawingmasterstin for “to seize”), are hunting birds with hooked beaks and powerful grabbing feet armed with sharp talons. These birds—among them eagles, hawks, falcons and owls—also boast the best eyesight and the sharpest hearing in the animal kingdom. This presentation, with five live birds, by Wingmasters, will explain raptor predation, their place at the top of the food web, their different hunting adaptations and their status in a rapidly changing world. Come see featured species of endangered raptors and learn about why they face an uncertain future.

This event will be held at the Milford Town Hall banquet room. Please use the entrance on Middle Street and take the elevator to the 3rd floor.

Sign up today!

Teen Tech Squad


Becoming Wolf: Coyotes in Eastern New England

Thursday April 21, 2016
6:30 PM until 8:00 PM at Milford Town Hall

The proggreatsquamram focuses on the eastern coyote’s ecology and behavior and how hunting may actually be a more rapid evolution toward wolf!

Beginning in the early 1990’s, Chris Schadler taught Conservation Issues, Dendrology and Wolf Ecology at the University of New Hampshire, receiving many teaching excellence and student recognition awards.  She continues to instruct and mentor adult degree candidates in the UNH System at Granite State College.

While wolf recovery was the focus of her early work, Chris’ attention shifted to the Eastern coyote when she moved to New England.  She chose a farm with coyote problems to see if she could raise sheep and train her border collies.  Using sound livestock management and common sense, she avoided any predation for over two decades.

Location: Milford Town Hall Banquet Room. Please use the entrance on Middle Street and take the elevator to the 3rd floor. 

Sign up today!

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