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 - Spring 2019

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Volunteer Halton

Mondays  2:30 - 5:00 PM
Mar 4, 18
Apr 1, 15
May 13, 27

Main Library

Are you a teen looking for volunteer hours? An adult looking to transition to a new career area? A senior looking to give back to the community and meet new people? Volunteer Halton can help connect you with volunteer opportunities throughout the region. Drop-in.

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Listen and engage with a panel of amazing local women who are entrepreneurs, non-profit directors, change makers and all around awesome members of our community. We'll discuss and recognize their achievements, paths to success and celebrate women around the world!

Panelists: Stacey Halliday (MBC Media), Maria Locker (Mompreneru Showcase Group Inc.), Sam Kassam-Macfie (Famiizuu), Shelley Nicholls (Girls Inc. of Halton), and Natasha Romero Medrano (Miss Bailey Brown Chocolate) 

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Beekeeping 101

Wed Mar 20  7:00 - 9:00 PM

Main Library

Thinking about getting your own bees or just curious about beekeeping? This workshop is for you! We will discuss the role of workers, drones and queen bees in the honey bee colony, equipment required to keep bees, the Ontario Bees Act, the responsibilities of a beekeeper over the course of a season and the yearly cycle of a honeybee colony, and the differences between urban and rural beekeeping. Brought to you by Humble Bee Inc.

A gentle introduction to mindfulness for accessing the wisdom, well-being, and wholeness that resides in each of us.

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Podcasts & Pints Club

Wednesdays  7:00 - 8:00 PM

Mar 27
Apr 24
May 29

Orange Snail Brewers 

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

Family Law Information Session

Family Law Information Session

Mon Apr 1  6:00 - 8:30 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 RSVP:

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Exploring Birds of Ontario

Wed Apr 3  7:00 - 8:30 PM

Main Library 

Everything from the small backyard visitors that we all know and love, to some of the largest birds like the Bald Eagle and Great Blue Heron. Learn how you can enhance your birding experience.

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ChildProofing your Finances

Wed Apr 17  7:00 - 8:30 PM

Beaty Library 

Calling all new and expecting parents! So you're on a parenting journey – but how do you afford it…? There's no shortage of things to buy to prep your life and home for the oncoming baby or current children and everything costs money! This workshop will walk you through the budgeting basics you'll need to stay out of debt when costs go up during mat/pat leave all the way past daycare years into rebuilding your savings.
Run by Kathleen Daunt, a Financial Planner at The New School of Finance, an advice-only financial planning firm offering unbiased, objective financial advice for Canadians.

Halton Housing Help

Halton Housing Help

Mon Apr 29  1:00 - 2:30 PM

Main Library 

Safe and affordable housing is an urgent concern in Halton Region. Join Halton Housing Help for a free workshop on finding housing support. If you need assistance but cannot attend the workshop, please call 311 and speak to Halton Housing Help directly.

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Meet local author Jockie Loomer-Kruger and listen to the story of her work “Valley Child – A Memoir,” a collection of thirty-two humourous stories for adults about growing up in rural Nova Scotia in the 1940s and early 1950s. Original art pieces from Jockie's 3-D folk art illustrations will be displayed.

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Foundations of Investing

Wed May 22  7:00 - 8:00 PM

Main Library 

Join us for an educational program geared to people who are either new to investing or need a refresher to help build themselves a better investment plan.

Halton Community Legal Services

Legal Drop-In

Fri May 24  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.