Milford Public Library will host quarterly story sharing events with local residents and will share individual stories through posters displayed in the library, online, and on social media. All stories will be gathered in a permanent book of "Bridge Stories" published by the library.
Project Name: Bridge Stories: Connecting community one person at a time
Purpose: To give Milford residents a safe space to share their stories and build new relationships while expressing their uniqueness.
Grant Funding Amount: $1,800
Target Audience: Milford residents
Community Support: Milford Public Schools, Literacy Volunteers of Southern Connecticut, Friends of the Milford Library
Use of grant funds: marketing materials, poster holders, sandwich board, digital cameras and audio recording devices
Nancy Abbey, Suzanne Harrison-Thomas, and Christine Angeli
The Milford Public Library has 17.5 FTE employees.
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