2017 FOML Funded Programs

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Friends of the Milton Library have been able to support the following programs so far in 2017.  (updated monthly)

March 2, March 26, and March 30, 2017
Lego Club.
The Lego theme for March is “In the Jungle.” Kids had fun creating snakes, monkeys, elephants, and lots of trees.  On March 30th we had a special Fandom Day at Lego Club! Kids were encouraged to build whatever is their most favorite thing! We saw some Power Rangers, Rescue Bots, Castle Gardens and even a frog!

March 29, 2017
Ms. Melanie from the Atlanta Audubon Society presented a fun and interactive Nesting & Baby Birds program. The kids enjoyed playing the Nesting Games of Life where kids learned how hard it is for birds to raise young. Children were encouraged to take small steps to help out their local songbirds! Twenty-seven children and adults attended.

March 15, 2017
Ms. Terra from Lingual Kids
led a fun and interactive Bilingual Storytime all about elephants. The kids made a fun themed craft to take home.

March 10, 2017
For our Cookies & Crafts: Teen Creative Arts Hangout on March 10th, Teens worked on a variety of art projects, painting, drawing and mixed media. Snacks provided by the Friends of the Milton Library.

March 6, 2017
The Friends of the Milton Library sponsored this fun and interactive STEM program for our homeschooled patrons. Children were able to make hypothesis and test those hypothesis in a series of fun experiments. Professor Watt is a lot of fun and kept the group engaged.

March 4, 2017
Scott Douglas
took us on a musical adventure around the world on March 4th. Mr. Douglas shared stories about how instruments were invented; all of the children got a chance to play several different types of instruments including drums, maracas, rain sticks, and more!

February 22, 2017
Professor Watt from Big Thinkers stopped by to teach young patrons all about dinosaurs. Kids had a blast learning about different types of dinosaurs. Everyone especially enjoyed getting a visual of the size of a variety of dinosaurs.

February 15, 2017
Ms. Terra of Lingual Kids
presented a fun, bilingual story time with lots of songs and movement.

January 25, 2017
Atlanta Audubon Society  “Fantastic Feathers”
presented a fun, hands-on program all about feathers!

January 23, 2017
Exploding Potions with Big Thinkers 
Big Thinkers’ Scientist, Professor What presented “Exploding Potions!”  The children learned scientific terms like rapid expansion and how to make observations. They went through all stages of the scientific method (observation, hypothesis, experiment, and conclusion).

January 18, 2017
Lingual Kids
presented a fun and interactive bilingual storytime. Children learned their colors in Spanish as well as learned how to introduce themselves and count to ten in Spanish. Ms. Terra shared The Snowy Day (in Spanish) by Ezra Jack Keats. The children enjoyed the snowman craft that went along with story.