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  • Preschool Storytime
    9:30 AM-10:00 AM
    2019-04-02

    Preschool Storytime

    Event Category: Storytime

    Target Audience: Geared to 3 – 5 year olds, but children of all ages are welcome!

    Tuesdays @ 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.

    • No sign up is required, just drop in!
    • Storytime lasts about 30 minutes.
    • Storytime is followed by a craft or activity.

    Join us for stories, movement and music geared for preschoolers. Storytime is a great way to introduce growing kids to books, social interaction and lifelong learning!

    Preschool Storytime is held during specific sessions throughout the year.  Check our website for specific dates.

  • Preschool Storytime
    10:30 AM-11:00 AM
    2019-04-02

    Preschool Storytime

    Event Category: Storytime

    Target Audience: Geared to 3 – 5 year olds, but children of all ages are welcome!

    Tuesdays @ 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.

    • No sign up is required, just drop in!
    • Storytime lasts about 30 minutes.
    • Storytime is followed by a craft or activity.

    Join us for stories, movement and music geared for preschoolers. Storytime is a great way to introduce growing kids to books, social interaction and lifelong learning!

    Preschool Storytime is held during specific sessions throughout the year.  Check our website for specific dates.

  • Piggy Bank Painting
    3:00 PM-5:00 PM
    2019-04-02

    Paint Your Own Mini Piggy Bank

    Celebrate Money Smart Week at the library!  Kids can drop-in anytime to paint and decorate a piggy-bank.  We will also have money-related board games such as Monopoly, Payday, and Life to play.  Families will receive a free book (while supplies last).

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  • Baby/Toddler Storytime
    9:30 AM-10:00 AM
    2019-04-03

    Baby/Toddler Storytime

    Event Category: Storytime

    Target Audience: Geared for ages 2 years-old and under, but children of all ages are welcome!

    Wednesdays @ 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.

    • No sign up is required, just drop in!
    • Storytime lasts about 30 minutes.
    • Storytime is followed by playtime or an activity.

    Join us for stories, movement and music geared for babies and toddlers. Storytime is a great way to introduce growing kids to books, social interaction and lifelong learning!

    Baby/Toddler Storytime is held during specific sessions throughout the year.  Check our website for specific dates

  • Baby/Toddler Storytime
    10:30 AM-11:00 AM
    2019-04-03

    Baby/Toddler Storytime

    Event Category: Storytime

    Target Audience: Geared for ages 2 years-old and under, but children of all ages are welcome!

    Wednesdays @ 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.

    • No sign up is required, just drop in!
    • Storytime lasts about 30 minutes.
    • Storytime is followed by playtime or an activity.

    Join us for stories, movement and music geared for babies and toddlers. Storytime is a great way to introduce growing kids to books, social interaction and lifelong learning!

    Baby/Toddler Storytime is held during specific sessions throughout the year.  Check our website for specific dates

  • * Nature’s Ways with Philip Chard
    6:00 PM-8:00 PM
    2019-04-03

    * Nature’s Ways with Philip Chard

    Winter got you feeling blue?  Join us for a discussion of how nature interaction can help with emotional healing and spiritual growth.  Presenter Philip Chard is a psychotherapist with over 30 years experience, and an award-winning newspaper columnist for the Milwaukee Journal and book author.  Question & answer session and refreshments to follow.

    *This program is part of the 2019 Washington County Libraries Transform Campaign.

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  • Craft Circle
    4:00 PM-7:30 PM
    2019-04-04

    Stop in for a variety of different crafts.  Crafters of all skill levels are welcome and all supplies are provided.  Crafts are geared towards ages 8 to adult, but we will also have kids coloring and crafts available.

    January 3: Decorate a Tote Bag with Fabric Markers and Fabric Paints

    February 7: No-sew Heart (and Other Shape) Pillows

    March 7: DIY Magnets

    April 4: Spring Suncatchers

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  • Nonfiction Book Group
    1:00 PM-2:00 PM
    2019-04-05

    Event Category: Adult Book Groups

    Target Audience: Adults (18+)

    The Nonfiction Book Group meets the 1st Friday of each month from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. in the library’s large meeting room.  Join us for some interesting reading and lively conversation.  No registration is required. All are welcome!  Free coffee, tea, and hot chocolate provided by the Friends of the Germantown Community Library!

    Visit our website or stop by the Reference Desk for specific dates and individual titles.

    Copies of the selected books are available at the Circulation Desk. Please bring your library card to check out a copy.

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  • Understanding Social Security
    5:30 PM-7:00 PM
    2019-04-08

    Event Category: Special Adult Program

    Target Audience: Adults (18+)

    Monday, April 8 @ 5:30 – 7:00 p.m.

    Securing  Social Security: Today, Tomorrow, and for the Future

    Jack Anderson – Franklin Templeton

    Hosted by Jon Hafemann – Financial Advisor, Edward Jones Investments.  Refreshments and light snacks will be served.

    To reserve space for yourself and a quest at this educational event, please call Bryan Whitman at (262) 293-9198 or email bryan.whitman@edwardjones.com no later than Wednesday, April 3.

    Jon Hafemann – Financial Advisor Edward Jones Investments.

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  • Preschool Storytime
    9:30 AM-10:00 AM
    2019-04-09

    Preschool Storytime

    Event Category: Storytime

    Target Audience: Geared to 3 – 5 year olds, but children of all ages are welcome!

    Tuesdays @ 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.

    • No sign up is required, just drop in!
    • Storytime lasts about 30 minutes.
    • Storytime is followed by a craft or activity.

    Join us for stories, movement and music geared for preschoolers. Storytime is a great way to introduce growing kids to books, social interaction and lifelong learning!

    Preschool Storytime is held during specific sessions throughout the year.  Check our website for specific dates.

  • Preschool Storytime
    10:30 AM-11:00 AM
    2019-04-09

    Preschool Storytime

    Event Category: Storytime

    Target Audience: Geared to 3 – 5 year olds, but children of all ages are welcome!

    Tuesdays @ 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.

    • No sign up is required, just drop in!
    • Storytime lasts about 30 minutes.
    • Storytime is followed by a craft or activity.

    Join us for stories, movement and music geared for preschoolers. Storytime is a great way to introduce growing kids to books, social interaction and lifelong learning!

    Preschool Storytime is held during specific sessions throughout the year.  Check our website for specific dates.

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  • Baby/Toddler Storytime
    9:30 AM-10:00 AM
    2019-04-10

    Baby/Toddler Storytime

    Event Category: Storytime

    Target Audience: Geared for ages 2 years-old and under, but children of all ages are welcome!

    Wednesdays @ 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.

    • No sign up is required, just drop in!
    • Storytime lasts about 30 minutes.
    • Storytime is followed by playtime or an activity.

    Join us for stories, movement and music geared for babies and toddlers. Storytime is a great way to introduce growing kids to books, social interaction and lifelong learning!

    Baby/Toddler Storytime is held during specific sessions throughout the year.  Check our website for specific dates

  • Baby/Toddler Storytime
    10:30 AM-11:00 AM
    2019-04-10

    Baby/Toddler Storytime

    Event Category: Storytime

    Target Audience: Geared for ages 2 years-old and under, but children of all ages are welcome!

    Wednesdays @ 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.

    • No sign up is required, just drop in!
    • Storytime lasts about 30 minutes.
    • Storytime is followed by playtime or an activity.

    Join us for stories, movement and music geared for babies and toddlers. Storytime is a great way to introduce growing kids to books, social interaction and lifelong learning!

    Baby/Toddler Storytime is held during specific sessions throughout the year.  Check our website for specific dates

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  • Morning Book Group
    9:15 AM-10:15 AM
    2019-04-11

    Event Category: Adult Book Groups

    Target Audience: Adults (18+)

    The Morning Book Group meets the 2nd Thursday of each month from 9:15 to 10:15 a.m. in the library’s large meeting room. Join us for some interesting reading and lively conversation.  No registration is required. All are welcome!  Free coffee, tea, and hot chocolate provided by the Friends of the Germantown Community Library!

    Visit our website or stop by the Reference Desk for specific dates and individual titles.

    Copies of the selected books are available at the Circulation Desk. Please bring your library card to check out a copy.

  • Art in the Library
    6:00 PM-7:00 PM
    2019-04-11

    Art in the Library

    Event Category: Weekly & Monthly Youth Programs

    Target Audience: Geared for ages 3 & up

    Select Thursdays @ 6:00 p.m.

    Learn about a famous artist and replicate a piece of artwork by that artist. A new artist will be explored each storytime.  Geared for ages 5 & up.

    January 10, January 24, February 14, February 28, March 14, April 11 & April 25

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  • Creative Play Dates
    10:30 AM-12:00 PM
    2019-04-12

    Join Dare to Dream Theatre in this workshop designed to engage toddlers through creative play.  Activities include exploring elements of early literacy, creating artwork, meeting characters, and storytelling.  For kids 18 months to 5 years.

    January 18, February 15, March 15, April 12 & May 17

    Thank you to the Friends of the Germantown Community Library for their generous support of this program!

     

  • History Buff Book Group
    1:00 PM-2:00 PM
    2019-04-12

    Event Category: Adult Book Groups

    Target Audience: Adults (18+)

    The History Buff Book Group meets the 3rd Friday of each month from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. in the library’s large meeting room.  Join us for some interesting reading and lively conversation.  No registration is required. All are welcome!  Free coffee, tea, and hot chocolate provided by the Friends of the Germantown Community Library!

    Visit our website or stop by the Reference Desk for specific dates and individual titles.

    Copies of the selected books are available at the Circulation Desk. Please bring your library card to check out a copy.

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  • Preschool Storytime
    9:30 AM-10:00 AM
    2019-04-16

    Preschool Storytime

    Event Category: Storytime

    Target Audience: Geared to 3 – 5 year olds, but children of all ages are welcome!

    Tuesdays @ 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.

    • No sign up is required, just drop in!
    • Storytime lasts about 30 minutes.
    • Storytime is followed by a craft or activity.

    Join us for stories, movement and music geared for preschoolers. Storytime is a great way to introduce growing kids to books, social interaction and lifelong learning!

    Preschool Storytime is held during specific sessions throughout the year.  Check our website for specific dates.

  • Preschool Storytime
    10:30 AM-11:00 AM
    2019-04-16

    Preschool Storytime

    Event Category: Storytime

    Target Audience: Geared to 3 – 5 year olds, but children of all ages are welcome!

    Tuesdays @ 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.

    • No sign up is required, just drop in!
    • Storytime lasts about 30 minutes.
    • Storytime is followed by a craft or activity.

    Join us for stories, movement and music geared for preschoolers. Storytime is a great way to introduce growing kids to books, social interaction and lifelong learning!

    Preschool Storytime is held during specific sessions throughout the year.  Check our website for specific dates.

  • Author Investigation
    5:00 PM-6:00 PM
    2019-04-16-2019-04-17

    Author Investigation

    Event Category: Weekly & Monthly Youth Programs

    Target Audience: Geared for ages 3 & up

    3rd Tuesdays @ 5:00 p.m.

    We will read books by the author followed by a craft related to the books we explore. Geared for ages 3 & up.

    January 15: Jan Brett

    February 19: Robert Munsch

    March 19: Dr. Seuss

    April 16: Doreen Cronin

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  • Baby/Toddler Storytime
    9:30 AM-10:00 AM
    2019-04-17

    Baby/Toddler Storytime

    Event Category: Storytime

    Target Audience: Geared for ages 2 years-old and under, but children of all ages are welcome!

    Wednesdays @ 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.

    • No sign up is required, just drop in!
    • Storytime lasts about 30 minutes.
    • Storytime is followed by playtime or an activity.

    Join us for stories, movement and music geared for babies and toddlers. Storytime is a great way to introduce growing kids to books, social interaction and lifelong learning!

    Baby/Toddler Storytime is held during specific sessions throughout the year.  Check our website for specific dates

  • Baby/Toddler Storytime
    10:30 AM-11:00 AM
    2019-04-17

    Baby/Toddler Storytime

    Event Category: Storytime

    Target Audience: Geared for ages 2 years-old and under, but children of all ages are welcome!

    Wednesdays @ 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.

    • No sign up is required, just drop in!
    • Storytime lasts about 30 minutes.
    • Storytime is followed by playtime or an activity.

    Join us for stories, movement and music geared for babies and toddlers. Storytime is a great way to introduce growing kids to books, social interaction and lifelong learning!

    Baby/Toddler Storytime is held during specific sessions throughout the year.  Check our website for specific dates

  • Teen Game Nights
    4:00 PM-7:30 PM
    2019-04-17

    Teen Game Nights

    Drop on in for some games, snacks and video games for students in grade 6-12.

    January 8, February 11, March 5, April 17 & May 16

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  • Evening Book Group
    6:45 PM-7:45 PM
    2019-04-18-2019-06-20

    Event Category: Adult Book Groups

    Target Audience: Adults (18+)

    The Evening Book Group meets the 3rd Thursday of each month from 6:45 to 7:45 p.m. in the library’s small meeting room.  Join us for some interesting reading and lively conversation.  No registration is required. All are welcome!  Free coffee, tea, and hot chocolate provided by the Friends of the Germantown Community Library!

    Visit our website or stop by the Reference Desk for specific dates and individual titles.

    Copies of the selected books are available at the Circulation Desk. Please bring your library card to check out a copy.

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  • Preschool Storytime
    9:30 AM-10:00 AM
    2019-04-23

    Preschool Storytime

    Event Category: Storytime

    Target Audience: Geared to 3 – 5 year olds, but children of all ages are welcome!

    Tuesdays @ 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.

    • No sign up is required, just drop in!
    • Storytime lasts about 30 minutes.
    • Storytime is followed by a craft or activity.

    Join us for stories, movement and music geared for preschoolers. Storytime is a great way to introduce growing kids to books, social interaction and lifelong learning!

    Preschool Storytime is held during specific sessions throughout the year.  Check our website for specific dates.

  • Preschool Storytime
    10:30 AM-11:00 AM
    2019-04-23

    Preschool Storytime

    Event Category: Storytime

    Target Audience: Geared to 3 – 5 year olds, but children of all ages are welcome!

    Tuesdays @ 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.

    • No sign up is required, just drop in!
    • Storytime lasts about 30 minutes.
    • Storytime is followed by a craft or activity.

    Join us for stories, movement and music geared for preschoolers. Storytime is a great way to introduce growing kids to books, social interaction and lifelong learning!

    Preschool Storytime is held during specific sessions throughout the year.  Check our website for specific dates.

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  • Baby/Toddler Storytime
    9:30 AM-10:00 AM
    2019-04-24

    Baby/Toddler Storytime

    Event Category: Storytime

    Target Audience: Geared for ages 2 years-old and under, but children of all ages are welcome!

    Wednesdays @ 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.

    • No sign up is required, just drop in!
    • Storytime lasts about 30 minutes.
    • Storytime is followed by playtime or an activity.

    Join us for stories, movement and music geared for babies and toddlers. Storytime is a great way to introduce growing kids to books, social interaction and lifelong learning!

    Baby/Toddler Storytime is held during specific sessions throughout the year.  Check our website for specific dates

  • Baby/Toddler Storytime
    10:30 AM-11:00 AM
    2019-04-24

    Baby/Toddler Storytime

    Event Category: Storytime

    Target Audience: Geared for ages 2 years-old and under, but children of all ages are welcome!

    Wednesdays @ 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.

    • No sign up is required, just drop in!
    • Storytime lasts about 30 minutes.
    • Storytime is followed by playtime or an activity.

    Join us for stories, movement and music geared for babies and toddlers. Storytime is a great way to introduce growing kids to books, social interaction and lifelong learning!

    Baby/Toddler Storytime is held during specific sessions throughout the year.  Check our website for specific dates

  • Board Meeting
    6:00 PM-8:00 PM
    2019-04-24

    Event Category: Germantown Community Library Board

    Target Audience: Adults (18+)

    The Germantown Community Library Board of Trustees has authority over library funding and expenditures, policies and procedures, and the Library Director.  Library Board meetings are typically held on the 4th Wednesday of every month and are open to the public.

    Visit the Village of Germantown website to view monthly meeting agendas and minutes.

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  • Mystery / Thriller Book Group
    9:15 AM-10:15 AM
    2019-04-25

    Event Category: Adult Book Groups

    Target Audience: Adults (18+)

    The Mystery/Thriller Book Group generally meets the 4th Thursday of each month from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. in the library’s large meeting room.  Join us for some interesting reading and lively conversation.  No registration is required. All are welcome!  Free coffee, tea, and hot chocolate provided by the Friends of the Germantown Community Library!

    Visit our website or stop by the Reference Desk for specific dates and individual titles.

    Copies of the selected books are available at the Circulation Desk. Please bring your library card to check out a copy.

  • Dementia Conversations
    3:00 PM-4:30 PM
    2019-04-25

    Dementia Conversations

    This program provided by the Alzheimer’s Association offers helpful tips to assist families in having honest and caring conversations with family members about dementia.  Topics include driving, doctor visits, and legal & financial planning.  Registration appreciated.  Please call 800.272.3900 or email sprohuska@alz.org

  • Art in the Library
    6:00 PM-7:00 PM
    2019-04-25

    Art in the Library

    Event Category: Weekly & Monthly Youth Programs

    Target Audience: Geared for ages 3 & up

    Select Thursdays @ 6:00 p.m.

    Learn about a famous artist and replicate a piece of artwork by that artist. A new artist will be explored each storytime.  Geared for ages 5 & up.

    January 10, January 24, February 14, February 28, March 14, April 11 & April 25

  • Evening Book Group
    6:45 PM-7:45 PM
    2019-04-25

    Event Category: Adult Book Groups

    Target Audience: Adults (18+)

    The Evening Book Group meets the 3rd Thursday of each month from 6:45 to 7:45 p.m. in the library’s small meeting room.  Join us for some interesting reading and lively conversation.  No registration is required. All are welcome!  Free coffee, tea, and hot chocolate provided by the Friends of the Germantown Community Library!

    Visit our website or stop by the Reference Desk for specific dates and individual titles.

    Copies of the selected books are available at the Circulation Desk. Please bring your library card to check out a copy.

  • More events
    • Mystery / Thriller Book Group
      9:15 AM-10:15 AM
      2019-04-25

      Event Category: Adult Book Groups

      Target Audience: Adults (18+)

      The Mystery/Thriller Book Group generally meets the 4th Thursday of each month from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. in the library’s large meeting room.  Join us for some interesting reading and lively conversation.  No registration is required. All are welcome!  Free coffee, tea, and hot chocolate provided by the Friends of the Germantown Community Library!

      Visit our website or stop by the Reference Desk for specific dates and individual titles.

      Copies of the selected books are available at the Circulation Desk. Please bring your library card to check out a copy.

    • Dementia Conversations
      3:00 PM-4:30 PM
      2019-04-25

      Dementia Conversations

      This program provided by the Alzheimer’s Association offers helpful tips to assist families in having honest and caring conversations with family members about dementia.  Topics include driving, doctor visits, and legal & financial planning.  Registration appreciated.  Please call 800.272.3900 or email sprohuska@alz.org

    • Art in the Library
      6:00 PM-7:00 PM
      2019-04-25

      Art in the Library

      Event Category: Weekly & Monthly Youth Programs

      Target Audience: Geared for ages 3 & up

      Select Thursdays @ 6:00 p.m.

      Learn about a famous artist and replicate a piece of artwork by that artist. A new artist will be explored each storytime.  Geared for ages 5 & up.

      January 10, January 24, February 14, February 28, March 14, April 11 & April 25

    • Evening Book Group
      6:45 PM-7:45 PM
      2019-04-25

      Event Category: Adult Book Groups

      Target Audience: Adults (18+)

      The Evening Book Group meets the 3rd Thursday of each month from 6:45 to 7:45 p.m. in the library’s small meeting room.  Join us for some interesting reading and lively conversation.  No registration is required. All are welcome!  Free coffee, tea, and hot chocolate provided by the Friends of the Germantown Community Library!

      Visit our website or stop by the Reference Desk for specific dates and individual titles.

      Copies of the selected books are available at the Circulation Desk. Please bring your library card to check out a copy.

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  • Star Wars Scavenger Hunt Starts
    All day
    2019-04-29

     STAR WARS MOVIE MARATHON (Thursday, May 2, Friday, May 3 & Saturday, May 4)

    Join us for showings of the 6 classic Star Wars movies with free popcorn.  We will also have a variety of Star Wars activities throughout the weekend including a Star Wars Scavenger Hunt, Perler Beads, Meet & Greet with Storm Troopers and Star Wars Crafts.

    • MOVIES
      • Thursday, May 2 @ 3:00 p.m.                        The Phantom Menace
      • Thursday, May 2 @ 5:30 p.m.                        Attack of the Clones
      • Friday, May 3 @ 1:30 p.m.                              Revenge of the Sith
      • Saturday, May 4 @ 9:15 a.m.                         A New Hope
      • Saturday, May 4 @ 11:30 a.m.                       The Empire Strikes Back
      • Saturday, May 4 @ 1:45 p.m.                         Return of the Jedi
    • STAR WARS ACTIVITIES
      • April 29 – May 4                                                   Scavenger Hunt
      • Thursday, May 2 @ 4:00 – 7:30 p.m.            Star Wars (and other) Perler Beads
      • Saturday, May 4 @ 10:00 – 11:00 a.m.    Storm Troopers and Star Wars Crafts
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*Sponsored by the Friends of the Germantown Community Library

Check out our 2019 Winter & Spring Program Brochure!!!

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