Milton Public Library announces June programming for adults

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The Milton Public Library is offering some fun events for adults during the month of June 2016.  On Friday, June 3rd at 11 AM, Library Director Will Adamczyk will discuss new and interesting books in his “First Friday Book Chat with Will.” Meet him in the lower level Conference Room for this very enjoyable conversation.  And there is a new ongoing library program for writers starting in June – to include both novice and experienced authors – called “Drop-in Writing Workshop with Betty Siegel” which starts on Wednesday, June 8th and runs through the end of August.  These drop-in sessions will last from approximately 7 – 8:30 p.m. so just come by for some great advice about your composition and writing ideas. Ms. Siegel has taught in the College of Liberal Arts and Science at Quincy College and she is also a professional tutor, skilled in many subjects including ESL, Oral Communication, Vocabulary, Basic Composition, Critical Thinking and more.  Her stories have been published in several local publications including Yankee Magazine.  This program will also meet on June 22nd at 7 p.m. and all sessions will be held in the lower level Conference Room.

If you’re curious about Reiki and how this popular energy-based treatment works, sign up for an introductory session to be held on Thursday, June 9th, from 6:30-8 p.m. You will have the opportunity to experience Reiki first-hand when certified Reiki Practitioner Rasheeda Bowman, offers a brief presentation about this holistic treatment widely used in hospitals as part of an integrative medicine program.  A free 10 minute session can be enjoyed by the first 30 people who register in advance at  (click on “Events”).  This program is sponsored by Suzette and David Standring and the Friends of the Milton Public Library.

Our “Tuesday Night at the Movies” series continues on June 21st with “Spectre” which is the newest James Bond film (c2015), starring Daniel Craig, Andrew Scott, Ralph Fiennes, Monica Belluci, Naomie Harris, Ben Whishaw. Christopher Waltz, and more.  A cryptic message from the past sends James Bond on a rogue mission to Mexico City and eventually Rome, where he meets Lucia Sciarra, the beautiful and forbidden widow of an infamous criminal.  Bond infiltrates a secret meeting and uncovers the existence of the sinister organization known as SPECTRE.  Come and check out this fast-paced film, which is rated PG-13 for intense sequences of action and violence, some disturbing images, sensuality and language.  It is not suitable for children and the running time is 148 minutes.  It starts promptly at 6:30 p.m.

On Wednesday, June 22nd from 6-8 p.m., award-winning pastel painter Gregory Maichack returns to the library with an all new workshop called “Pastel Painting: Stunning Still Lifes Like the Masters.”  This is a hands-on program, and is suitable for beginners to advanced students.  Mr. Maichack offers all the techniques students need to create a masterpiece which they will take home.  He also shares humorous and insightful anecdotes on the artists in this workshop.  Space is limited and advanced registration is required at (click on Events).  All materials are provided and an $8 materials fee will be collected at the door.  And last but not least, Library Director Will Adamczyk will hold an “Evening Book Chat with Will” to discuss new and interesting books for those who find this time more convenient than the morning sessions.  It will be held in the Conference Room at 7 p.m.

All programs are free and open to the public, and are generously sponsored by the Friends of the Milton Public Library.  They will be held in the lower level Keys Community Room, unless otherwise noted.  For more details go to or call Jean Hlady, Adult Services Librarian, at (617) 698-5757, x. 3.


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