Library News

Puzzle Swap with Us!

October 5, 2021

Puzzle Swap at the Library! We now have a puzzle swap in the ALPS (Adult Library Patron Space)! Bring a puzzle (all the pieces, please!) and take a puzzle – this is perfect for puzzle-lovers who need a new challenge but don’t want to spend the money on new ones. If you don’t have any…

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Fall Reading at the Library

October 5, 2021

The Summer Reading Program and Adult Summer Reading Olympics were so popular that we have created interactive reading for all ages at the Library this fall! We are “falling” back into reading with another fun program that encourages children to read at least 20 minutes a day. Pick up papers at the front desk October…

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Friends Make Donation

September 1, 2021

Friends Group president Joyce Summers (left) and treasurer Marilyn Barnett (right) presented MSL director Joseph McIlhenney with a check for $21,000. This amount was the proceeds from their summer Used Book Sale. They also gave the Library a donation in the name of three devoted Friends who have passed – Donna Little, Janet Jarvie, and…

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Employment Opportunity at the Library

September 1, 2021

Milanof-Schock Public Library seeks a (20-27 hour/week) part-time Circulation Desk Assistant. Are you friendly? Energetic? Tech-savvy? Our award-winning Library seeks someone with these qualities to provide Library services on weekdays and some Saturdays. The successful candidate will possess a belief in the importance of excellent customer service, a love of reading, at least a High…

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Important Passport News

August 2, 2021

If you think you might need or want a passport in the near future, getting it done now would be a great idea. The government turn-around time is very slow right now, even for expedited passports. Call the Library to schedule an appointment with one of our licensed agents sooner rather than later.

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Have You Visited the Alps?

August 2, 2021

The Library invites you to visit the ALPS – the Adult Library Patron Space! In this space, located next to the public printer, you will find reading challenges, information about adult programs, adult book-bundles forms, and any other adult-specific info.

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First Finishers of the Milanof-Schock Mile Punch Card

August 2, 2021

Congratulations to the first two Library patrons who completed their Milanof-Schock Mile Punch Cards! Angela and Jake earned 10 punches each in the adult and child categories; Angela earned MSL Cash to be used toward a book purchase, and Jake earned a free book – he chose a Magic Tree House! There is still plenty…

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Brand New Playaway Launchpads!

August 2, 2021

We have 17 brand-new Playaway Launchpads preloaded with hours of educational adventures! From math to monkeys and science to super heroes, there are devices for different ages and learning levels. Stop by the Library and take a look… 2-week checkouts with a library card! Launchpads are located in the last aisle of the juvenile fiction…

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19th Annual Benefit Auction News

July 28, 2021

The annual auction is coming back to the Library where it all began nineteen years ago, with big tents outside on the lawn and a sense of community in the air. Our 2021 theme is “We’re Still Standing … Better Than We Ever Did!” (If you are hearing Elton John right now, that is our plan!)…

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Walk the Milanof-Schock Mile

April 15, 2021

We’ve mapped out a 1-mile route for anyone who wants to walk a neighborhood mile starting from and returning to the Library! The first 2 weeks we’ve given the incentive of prize eligibility, and now that you know the route you can walk or jog it any time! Coming in for story time? Encourage other…

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