Get Ready to GO!

Be a part of 2018’s Get Organized Month

To celebrate Get Organized Month, we’ve put together a host of events for both adults and teens that are designed to help get 2018 off to a fabulous start – from programs introducing the hottest planners and notebooks on the market to DIY planner accessory crafting sessions, couponing tips, and much more.

[ BONUS! For every “GO” event you attend, you’ll receive a chance to win a prize at the end of the month. Thanks to the generosity of JetPens.com, LEUCHTTURM1917, MochiThings.com, PandaPlanner, and PassionPlanner, we’re offering up some of the industry’s most popular and effective planners and planner accessories. ]


Plan-tastic! Intro to Planners & Accessories

Teen Services | Adult Services
January 6 | Saturday | 10:30am-12:00pm
MILAN PUBLIC LIBRARY

Find the perfect planning system for your lifestyle. See examples of trendy planners and accessories, and discuss a variety of popular organizational practices.

Create Your Own Planner Inserts (Teen DIY)

Teen Services
January 8 | Monday | 6:00pm-7:00pm
BERLIN PUBLIC LIBRARY

Do you want to begin using a planner but are unsure what you need to get organized? Learn to make inserts for your planner, customized for your needs! Materials will be provided.

Healthy Living with FTMC: New Year, Healthier You

Adult Services
January 11 | Thursday | 6:30pm-7:30pm
MILAN PUBLIC LIBRARY

Join us and Jenna Malott, a staff dietitian from Fisher-Titus Medical Center, as we discuss strategies to execute weight loss goals in a healthy way in.

Couponing 101 featuring Rachel Krych

Adult Services
January 13 | Saturday | 11:00am-1:00pm
BERLIN PUBLIC LIBRARY

Meet Rachel Krych of “Couponing with Rachel” at this fun-filled beginners’ class, and get started on becoming a savings maven! Cover a variety of helpful topics in just 2 hours.

Create Your Own Planner Accessories (Teen DIY)

Teen Services
January 18 | Thursday | 5:30pm-7:00pm
MILAN PUBLIC LIBRARY

Need something to mark the day in your planner? Create and customize your own planner accessories, like pom pom bookmarks, tassel charms, and ribbon paperclips! Perfect for identifying your place and showing off your Harry Potter house colors! Material provided. Ages 13-18.

Bullet Journaling 101

Adult Services
January 20 | Saturday | 10:30am-12:30pm
MILAN PUBLIC LIBRARY

Described as an “analog system for the digital age,” Bullet Journals are highly customizable collections of logs, mindfulness, and organizational tidbits. They can be as simple as a group of daily “to do” lists or as complex as any full planner system, but with the bonus of allowing each user to create layouts and themes from scratch. Discover how you can create your own bullet journal and learn how to customize the system to meet your own needs.

Jiminy Cricut: Electronic Die-Cut Machines

Adult Services
January 22 | Monday | 11:00am-12:00pm
MILAN PUBLIC LIBRARY

Learn about electronic die cut machines like the Cricut, and discover how you can utilize it in everyday crafting. ** Part of GO Month **

Locker Cup Holder (Teen DIY) *Registration Required

Teen Services
January 22 | Monday | 5:00pm-7:00pm
MILAN PUBLIC LIBRARY

Make a duct tape cup holder for your locker or desk. Choose from a variety of colors and patterns to match every style and decor! Registration required. Ages 13-18.

We The Tiny House People, Not Rated (Screen Gems)

Adult Services
January 22 | Monday | 6:00pm-7:30pm
MILAN PUBLIC LIBRARY

This fascinating documentary invites us into the tiny homes of people searching for simplicity, self-sufficiency, minimalism, and happiness by creating shelter in caves, converted garages, trailers, tool sheds, river boats, and former pigeon coops.

DIY Traveler’s Notebook *Registration Required

Teen Services | Adult Services
January 29 | Monday | 6:00pm-7:30pm
MILAN PUBLIC LIBRARY

Create your own simple, chic, and refillable traveler’s notebook! Space is extremely limited. Registration required.

Help! My Phone Is Full: Digital Photo Organization *Registration Required

Local History | Technology
January 30 | Tuesday | 6:00pm-7:00pm
MILAN PUBLIC LIBRARY

Free up space on your phone by utilizing cloud storage for your digital photos. Learn the basics of Google Photos and iCloud to help you get started organizing and sharing your files.