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.

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Adult Programs - Summer 2019

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Hospice Information Session and Die-A-Logue Group

Wed Jun 5  6:30 - 8:30 PM

Main Library

Join us for a discussion on hospice services for palliative individuals and their families, including psycho-social support, bereavement support, wellness programs, in home visiting volunteers and more. Following the session will be an open discussion forum to talk about death & dying and advance planning. Brought to you by Acclaim Health, The Dorothy Ley Hospice and Heart House Hospice.

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Declutter Detox

Wed Jun 12  7:00 - 8:00 PM

Main Library

It’s time to ditch the junk! Join professional home organizer, Stephen Ilott, and learn to let go of things that no longer serve your life. We’ll discuss the true value of ‘stuff’, the emotions that come along with it, and some humorous stories along the way.

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Podcast and Pints Club

Reading Labels Made Easy

Wed Jun 19  7:00 - 8:30 PM

Main Library

Podcast & Pints Club

Wednesdays  7:00 - 8:00 PM

Jun 26
Jul 31
Aug 28

Orange Snail Brewers 

Knowing more about the food you buy is one of the first steps to healthy eating. Boost your confidence with a label reading class led by a registered dietitian. You will learn how to identify important parts of a food label such as the ingredient list, health and nutrient claims, have a better understanding of the Nutrition Facts table and helpful ways to use it.

Like a book club, but for podcasts! This club meets the last Wednesday of every month at the Orange Snail Brewers from 7-8pm. We’ll be serving up great discussions for podcasts lovers and new podcast listeners. Come and discuss podcasts with people in your community.

Orange Snail Brewers is located at 32 Steeles Ave. East, Unit #1, Milton, ON

Gut Health 101

Gut Health 101

Wed Jul 3  7:00 - 8:30 PM

Main Library

The gut is also referred to as the second brain. It is essential for breaking down food and absorbing nutrients, however it also plays key roles in our immune system and our mood regulation.

Join Dr. Melissa Bucking, ND for an introductory class on your digestive health. Learn why your gut health is so important and how it impacts your overall health. Learn about the signs that your gut needs more support. Leave with information on how to heal your gut and keep it healthy.

Family Law Information Session

Family Law Information Session

Mon July 15  6:30 - 8:00 PM

Mon Aug 19  6:30 - 8:00 PM

Main Library 

If you are working through a separation or divorce, you're not alone. Come learn more about the legal process, and get help and resources at this free information session. The session will be conducted by a family lawyer and provide a general overview of the relevant areas of law including spousal support, child support, and support enforcement. Presented by the Family Mediation Resource Centre. Please register online or RSVP directly to

Wellness and Gardening

Wellness and Gardening

Wed Aug 7  7:00 - 8:00 PM

Main Library 

Discover how gardening enhances body health and happiness index. We’ll provide demonstrations on how to make homemade botanical remedies for tea using peppermint or German Chamomile, wound care using fresh aloe vera, and body butters using coconut oil and flower extract.

Brought to you by the Milton Horticultural Society.

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Storm Chasing in Ontario

Wed Aug 21  7:00 - 8:30 PM

Main Library 

Experience the entire life cycle of thunderstorms in HD video with this exciting and educational presentation. See how they form and develop into powerful lightning and windstorms. Watch an Ontario supercell tornado from start to finish as it rips across the landscape. A very powerful program explaining the effects storms have in our province. Brought to you by photographer and storm chaser, David T Chapman.

Halton Climate Collective Book Club

Mon June 17  6:30 - 8:00 PM

Main Library

Bandura Fireside Lounge 

Are you concerned about climate change? Grab a copy of Drawdown by Paul Hawken from MPL or from Hoopla and join this Halton-wide community read. This book presents 100 substantive solutions to reverse global warming from scientists, scholars, and inventors. These solutions are innovative, economically viable, and currently being enacted by communities around the world. Get inspired to take action to save our planet, and join the conversation. Register today.

Community Conversations

Mon July 29  6:00 - 8:00 PM

Main Library 

Thurs Aug 29 2:30 - 4:00 PM

Beaty Branch

What are your aspirations for Milton? What would help strengthen our community? Please join our Community-Led Librarian for a "kitchen table" conversation about your goals and dreams for your library and your community. Come join us, have your say, and engage with community members from across Milton. Space is limited so please register.

Halton Community Legal Services

Legal Drop-In

Fri May 24  2:30 - 4:00 PM

Fri Aug 2    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 Max from Halton Community Legal Services during this free drop-in. If you can't attend but need help, please call 905-875-2069.