New Milford Hospital will kick off a new bi-monthly author's series May 29 at 6 p.m.

Kevin Gutzman will discuss his book "James Madison and the Making of America" May 29.

Author Michael Dooling will discuss "Clueless in New England: Antiquarian, Bookman, and News Librarian" -- a book about Paula Welden, Connie Smith and Katherine Hull, who disappeared while walking and hitchhiking near New England's western border -- July 24 at 6 p.m.

The third program in the series will be announced soon.

Programs will be held in the Robison Rooms A and B at the 21 Elm St. hospital.