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The library will be hosting technical support consultations from 1:00 – 3:00 p.m. on the first and third Tuesdays of the month.  Please register by stopping by the Reference Desk calling the library at (262) 253-7760 or emailing William at wkressin@germantownlibrarywi.org.  Make sure to include the topic of your question so we can be prepared with instructions.  Can’t make the scheduled times?  Let us know and we can work to find a time that meets your scheduling needs.

Some examples of questions include using library databases, downloading eBooks or eAudiobooks through Overdrive/Libby or RB Digital, using a tablet, setting up an email account, research assistance, genealogy research, signing up for Gale Courses, and printing.

  • May 7 & 21
  • June 4 & 18
  • July 2 & 16
  • August 6 & 20
  • September 3 & 17

Related upcoming events

  • 2019-07-23 2:00 PM - 2019-07-23 3:00 PM

    TECH TALKS (Tuesdays @ 2:00 p.m.)

    Join us for informational sessions on using library resources and databases.  Each month we will focus on 1-2 different topics.  Registration is required.  Please call or visit the library to sign-up.

    • July 23: BadgerLink
    • August 27: RB Digital & Libby
    • September 24: A to Z Databases & Business Resources
    • October 22: Pronunciator & Foreign Language Resources
  • 2019-07-24 3:00 PM - 2019-07-24 4:00 PM

    INTRODUCTION TO MEDITATION, PT 2 (Wednesday, July 24 @ 3:00 p.m.)

    Feeling stressed?  Looking to try something new? Come to the library for an introduction on how meditation and mindfulness can help you feel calmer and happier.  Paul Norton is a retired pediatrician and practicing Mahayana Buddhist with over 30 years of experience in meditation.  He has taught meditation in a variety of settings, including civic and church groups, as well as prison outreach.  Dr. Norton will be here on Wednesday, June 26 from 3:00 - 4:00 p.m., and will present a follow up session on Wednesday, July 24 from 3:00 - 4:00 p.m.  You are welcome to attend one or both sessions.  Registration recommended.  Please call or visit the library to sign-up.

  • 2019-08-03 9:00 AM - 2019-08-03 4:00 PM

    CROCHET & KNIT-A-THON (Saturday, August 3 @ 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.)

    9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. @ Germantown Community Library

    1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m. @ Menomonee Falls Public Library

    Join us in our 2nd Annual Crochet & Knit-a-Thon as we make purple newborn baby hats for the CLICK for Babies campaign.  Free snacks and coffee will be available.  We will have some yarn available, but feel free to bring your own supplies as well.  Hats can be dropped anytime at the Germantown Community Library until Saturday, September 28.  Visit www.clickforbabies.org for more information about this program as well as sizing and color guidelines.

  • 2019-08-06 1:00 PM - 2019-08-06 3:00 PM

    The library will be hosting technical support consultations from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. on the first and third Tuesdays of the month.  Please register by stopping by the Reference Desk calling the library at (262) 253-7760 or emailing William at wkressin@germantownlibrarywi.org.  Can’t make the scheduled times?  Let us know and we can work to find a time that meets your scheduling needs.

    • May 7 & 21
    • June 4 & 18
    • July 2 & 16
    • August 6 & 20
    • September 3 & 17
  • 2019-08-07 6:00 PM - 2019-08-07 8:00 PM

    BASICS OF CANNING (Wednesday, August 7 @ 6:00 p.m.)

    Join Jolly and Joey Baird from The Wisconsin Vegetable Gardener as they discuss canning.  Learn the basics of canning and what you need to know in order to be safe with canning your harvest.  Question & answer session and reception to follow.

  • 2019-08-21 1:00 PM - 2019-08-21 3:00 PM

    CRAFTS FOR TEENS & GROWN-UPS (1:00 - 3:00 p.m. or 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.)

    The library will be offering craft and activity workshop for adults and those ages 12+.  Crafts vary in length of completion, but you are welcome to drop anytime during the time slots.  Space is very limited.  Registration is required and closes a week prior to each program.  Please visit the Adult Reference Desk, call the library at (262) 253-7760 or email Trisha at smithp@germantownlibrarywi.org to register.

    • Wednesday, August 21: Jewelry Making (with Xpressions from West Bend)
    • Monday, September 16: Card Making
    • Wednesday, October 9: Rustic Wooden Pumpkins
    • Thursday, November 14: String Art
    • Monday, December 2, 9 & 16: Holiday Crafts
  • 2019-08-21 3:00 PM - 2019-08-21 4:00 PM

    NATURAL CHOICES FOR ENERGY (Wednesday, August 21 @ 3:00 p.m.)

    Join Susan Pokorny as she discusses natural choices for energy. She brings ideas and inspiration for a better and healthier way of life in mind, body, and spirit.  Susan Pokorny has been a trainer for over 30 years in the wellness industry and has certifications in Trauma Sensitive Holy Yoga, Thai Bodywork, Pilates and Aromatherapy.  She is also the author of the book “Two Inches of Wool: The Simple Art of Self-Care.”

  • 2019-08-21 5:30 PM - 2019-08-21 7:30 PM

    CRAFTS FOR TEENS & GROWN-UPS (1:00 - 3:00 p.m. or 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.)

    The library will be offering craft and activity workshop for adults and those ages 12+.  Crafts vary in length of completion, but you are welcome to drop anytime during the time slots.  Space is very limited.  Registration is required and closes a week prior to each program.  Please visit the Adult Reference Desk, call the library at (262) 253-7760 or email Trisha at smithp@germantownlibrarywi.org to register.

    • Wednesday, August 21: Jewelry Making (with Xpressions from West Bend)
    • Monday, September 16: Card Making
    • Wednesday, October 9: Rustic Wooden Pumpkins
    • Thursday, November 14: String Art
    • Monday, December 2, 9 & 16: Holiday Crafts
  • 2019-08-27 2:00 PM - 2019-08-27 3:00 PM

    TECH TALKS (Tuesdays @ 2:00 p.m.)

    Join us for informational sessions on using library resources and databases.  Each month we will focus on 1-2 different topics.  Registration is required.  Please call or visit the library to sign-up.

    • August 27: RB Digital & Libby
    • September 24: A to Z Databases & Business Resources
    • October 22: Pronunciator & Foreign Language Resources
  • 2019-09-16 1:00 PM - 2019-09-16 3:00 PM

    CRAFTS FOR TEENS & GROWN-UPS (1:00 - 3:00 p.m. or 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.)

    The library will be offering craft and activity workshop for adults and those ages 12+.  Crafts vary in length of completion, but you are welcome to drop anytime during the time slots.  Space is very limited.  Registration is required and closes a week prior to each program.  Please visit the Adult Reference Desk, call the library at (262) 253-7760 or email Trisha at smithp@germantownlibrarywi.org to register.

    • Monday, September 16: Card Making
    • Wednesday, October 9: Rustic Wooden Pumpkins
    • Thursday, November 14: String Art
    • Monday, December 2, 9 & 16: Holiday Crafts
  • 2019-09-16 5:30 PM - 2019-09-16 7:30 PM

    CRAFTS FOR TEENS & GROWN-UPS (1:00 - 3:00 p.m. or 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.)

    The library will be offering craft and activity workshop for adults and those ages 12+.  Crafts vary in length of completion, but you are welcome to drop anytime during the time slots.  Space is very limited.  Registration is required and closes a week prior to each program.  Please visit the Adult Reference Desk, call the library at (262) 253-7760 or email Trisha at smithp@germantownlibrarywi.org to register.

    • Monday, September 16: Card Making
    • Wednesday, October 9: Rustic Wooden Pumpkins
    • Thursday, November 14: String Art
    • Monday, December 2, 9 & 16: Holiday Crafts
  • 2019-09-24 2:00 PM - 2019-09-24 3:00 PM

    TECH TALKS (Tuesdays @ 2:00 p.m.)

    Join us for informational sessions on using library resources and databases.  Each month we will focus on 1-2 different topics.  Registration is required.  Please call or visit the library to sign-up.

    • September 24: A to Z Databases & Business Resources
    • October 22: Pronunciator & Foreign Language Resources
  • 2019-10-09 5:30 PM - 2019-10-09 7:30 PM

    CRAFTS FOR TEENS & GROWN-UPS (1:00 - 3:00 p.m. or 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.)

    The library will be offering craft and activity workshop for adults and those ages 12+.  Crafts vary in length of completion, but you are welcome to drop anytime during the time slots.  Space is very limited.  Registration is required and closes a week prior to each program.  Please visit the Adult Reference Desk, call the library at (262) 253-7760 or email Trisha at smithp@germantownlibrarywi.org to register.

    • Wednesday, October 9: Rustic Wooden Pumpkins
    • Thursday, November 14: String Art
    • Monday, December 2, 9 & 16: Holiday Crafts
  • 2019-10-09 5:30 PM - 2019-10-09 7:30 PM

    CRAFTS FOR TEENS & GROWN-UPS (1:00 - 3:00 p.m. or 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.)

    The library will be offering craft and activity workshop for adults and those ages 12+.  Crafts vary in length of completion, but you are welcome to drop anytime during the time slots.  Space is very limited.  Registration is required and closes a week prior to each program.  Please visit the Adult Reference Desk, call the library at (262) 253-7760 or email Trisha at smithp@germantownlibrarywi.org to register.

    • Wednesday, October 9: Rustic Wooden Pumpkins
    • Thursday, November 14: String Art
    • Monday, December 2, 9 & 16: Holiday Crafts
  • 2019-10-22 2:00 PM - 2019-10-22 3:00 PM

    TECH TALKS (Tuesdays @ 2:00 p.m.)

    Join us for informational sessions on using library resources and databases.  Each month we will focus on 1-2 different topics.  Registration is required.  Please call or visit the library to sign-up.

    • October 22: Pronunciator & Foreign Language Resources
  • 2019-11-14 1:00 PM - 2019-11-14 3:00 PM

    CRAFTS FOR TEENS & GROWN-UPS (1:00 - 3:00 p.m. or 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.)

    The library will be offering craft and activity workshop for adults and those ages 12+.  Crafts vary in length of completion, but you are welcome to drop anytime during the time slots.  Space is very limited.  Registration is required and closes a week prior to each program.  Please visit the Adult Reference Desk, call the library at (262) 253-7760 or email Trisha at smithp@germantownlibrarywi.org to register.

    • Thursday, November 14: String Art
    • Monday, December 2, 9 & 16: Holiday Crafts
  • 2019-11-14 5:30 PM - 2019-11-14 7:30 PM

    CRAFTS FOR TEENS & GROWN-UPS (1:00 - 3:00 p.m. or 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.)

    The library will be offering craft and activity workshop for adults and those ages 12+.  Crafts vary in length of completion, but you are welcome to drop anytime during the time slots.  Space is very limited.  Registration is required and closes a week prior to each program.  Please visit the Adult Reference Desk, call the library at (262) 253-7760 or email Trisha at smithp@germantownlibrarywi.org to register.

    • Thursday, November 14: String Art
    • Monday, December 2, 9 & 16: Holiday Crafts