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New Programs at Milan Public Library

New Programs at Milan Public Library

By guest Jennifer Perryman Milan Public Library has begun offering a new series of monthly programs: Createapalooza for preschoolers through first graders and Buildapalooza for second through fifth graders. These events will be held on the second Saturday of each month. Children will participate in building challenges and have time to build with Lego bricks, […]

Community wide reading event

Community wide reading event

By guest Barbara Beaton A powerful book delivering new evidence and ideas to our national debate on work, income inequality, and what to do about it has been chosen as the book selection for Washtenaw Reads 2017: $2.00 a Day: Living on Almost Nothing in America by Kathryn J. Edin& H. Luke Shaefer. The Milan […]

Campaign Buttons Will Honor Presidents Day

Campaign Buttons Will Honor Presidents Day

By guest Barbara Beaton Sue Williams, a Milan native, began collecting presidential campaign buttons when she was just 9 years old. Her first button, an oversize Eisenhower button (seen in display), was given to her by Thorlow Sanford, who was the Milan Fire Chief from 1944-1962 and ran a hardware store downtown. Since that auspicious […]

GMACF awards 19 grants at annual reception

GMACF awards 19 grants at annual reception

By Milan Eagle Media Once again family, friends and grant recipients gathered for the GMACF Grant Awards Reception and were welcomed by Chris Wetzler, President & Chairman, Grant Committee. Before announcing the award winners for the 19 grants totaling $36,446, Wetler said it would be his last awards event as President since he’s retiring from […]

Blackmer history and Schultz brothers book

Blackmer history and Schultz brothers book

By Joyce Ervin  Todd and Tyler, sons of Isabelle and Duane Schultz, spent a leisurely hour recently at the Milan Public Library looking over a Blackmer family history book written by historian and author, Martha Churchill.  The book was formally presented to assistant director, Barbara Beaton, to be housed in the genealogy department.  Beaton thanked […]

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