Adult Programs and Events

From book clubs and contests, to workshops and programs, there's always something happening for adults at Milton Public Library. We plan new and unique events throughout the year.

We also have some great programs that we run every year, such as One Book, One Milton, the Laurier Milton Lecture Seriesand the DIY Maker Fest.

View Program Calendar for Adults.

View Seniors' Resources

Adult Programs - Fall 2018



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Superstorms in Ontario

Wed Sept 19  7:00 - 8:30 PM

Main Library

Experience winter storms from the comfort of your seat. Feel the excitement of chasing some of the province's biggest supercell thunderstorms. Watch the graceful beauty of the Aurora Borealis as it dances over the lights of Toronto. See all of this and more in this thrilling visual presentation from local storm chaser David Chapman. Part of Science Literacy Week at Milton Public Library. Please register.


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Putting Your Garden to Bed

Wed Sept 26  6:30 - 8:00 PM

Main Library

There are just a few weeks left in the growing season and the first frost will soon be upon us. Learn how to get your garden ready for winter to ensure the best blooms next spring. Presented by the Halton Master Gardeners. Please register.


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Retirement Income Planning

Wed Oct 3 6:30 - 8:00 PM

Main Library

This seminar helps to identify gaps and risks when determining your retirement income goals. It discusses the many sources of income encountered throughout retirement and discusses tax saving strategies such as available tax credits, income splitting, and OAS claw-back reduction. The seminar will be led by Liane LaBarbera, Chartered Life Underwriter. Please register.


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Join the Five Minute Medievalist, Danièle Cybulskie, as she gives you the middle ages know-how to survive the undead. In this tongue-in-cheek look at medieval history and lore, she will offer "tried and tested survival tips from the Middle Ages to help you adapt to your new reality as you fend off flesh-eating zombies at the gate." Please register.


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Essential Oils for Beginners

Wed Oct 17  6:30 - 8:00 PM

Main Library

Join Jennie Webster from Om Sanctuary as she walks you through the benefits of using therapeutic grade essential oils for relaxation, self-care, and wellness. This workshop is perfect for beginners. Please register.


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The Great Pianists

Wed Oct 24 6:30 - 8:00 PM

Main Library

Join pianist Dr. Penny Johnson for ninety minutes of jam-packed piano goodness.  You’ll hear fabulous stories and stunning recorded performances from the titans of the piano. You'll learn more about the piano family trees of Leschetizky, Liszt and other important teachers. Please register.


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Secrets of Scholarship Writing and Research

Tues Nov 6  7:00 - 8:00 PM

Main Library

Christopher Grafos, Ph.D., Founder & Chief Academic Transition Strategist at BridgesEDU, will show students of all ages where to find scholarships and how to construct a competitive application. Please register.


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Retirement Readiness

Wed Nov 7  6:30 - 8:00 PM

Main Library

Retirement planning involves lots of choices and decisions about finances, health issues, relationships, leisure time, lifestyle, and identity concerns. Whether you are in your 40s, 50s or 60s, this planning session will get you started. This session will be led by Liane LaBarbera, Chartered Life Underwriter. Please register.


Halton Community Legal Services

Legal Drop-In

Fri Nov 23  2:30 - 4:00 PM

Main Library

Do you have a question about Ontario Works, human rights, tenants' rights, disability benefits, government pensions, employment insurance or employment standards? Come meet with a representative from Halton Community Legal Services during this free drop-in. If you can't attend but need help, please call 905-875-2069.