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  • Craft Circle
    4:00 PM-7:30 PM
    2018-11-01

    Event Category: Craft Circle

    Target Audience: All Ages

    1st Thursday of every month @ 4:00 – 7:30 p.m.

    Feel free to drop in anytime during the event.  All ages are welcome – we will have a variety of projects available for all skill levels.  All supplies provided.

    Visit our website or dates and craft themes.

    If you are interested in sharing your talents and being a guest crafter, please contact Jackie Kolo at jklolo@germantownlibrarywi.org.  The library will purchase and provide all supplies.

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  • Dive into Dewey! Book Group
    1:00 PM-2:00 PM
    2018-11-02

    Event Category: Adult Book Groups

    Target Audience: Adults (18+)

    The Dive into Dewey!: Strictly 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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  • Hearing Screening
    9:00 AM-1:00 PM
    2018-11-06

    Event Category: General Events

    Target Audience: All ages welcome

    Free Hearing Screens

    9:00 – 10:00 a.m.: Cleaning & Servicing of Hearing Aids (no appointment needed)

    9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.: Hearing Screens (call Chenoa James at 262-502-1799 to schedule an appointment)

  • Preschool Storytime
    9:30 AM-10:00 AM
    2018-11-06

    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 sessions throughout the year.  Check our website for specific dates.

  • Preschool Storytime
    10:30 AM-11:00 AM
    2018-11-06

    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 sessions throughout the year.  Check our website for specific dates.

  • The Lure and Lore of Spices
    3:00 PM-4:30 PM
    2018-11-06

    Calling all cooking, baking, and eating enthusiasts! The Spice House (Milwaukee) will share the history of the spice trade, revealing fascinating tales of piracy, adventures, and wars fought to control the spice trade. Bring your spice questions. Product samples provided.

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    • Hearing Screening
      9:00 AM-1:00 PM
      2018-11-06

      Event Category: General Events

      Target Audience: All ages welcome

      Free Hearing Screens

      9:00 – 10:00 a.m.: Cleaning & Servicing of Hearing Aids (no appointment needed)

      9:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.: Hearing Screens (call Chenoa James at 262-502-1799 to schedule an appointment)

    • Preschool Storytime
      9:30 AM-10:00 AM
      2018-11-06

      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 sessions throughout the year.  Check our website for specific dates.

    • Preschool Storytime
      10:30 AM-11:00 AM
      2018-11-06

      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 sessions throughout the year.  Check our website for specific dates.

    • The Lure and Lore of Spices
      3:00 PM-4:30 PM
      2018-11-06

      Calling all cooking, baking, and eating enthusiasts! The Spice House (Milwaukee) will share the history of the spice trade, revealing fascinating tales of piracy, adventures, and wars fought to control the spice trade. Bring your spice questions. Product samples provided.

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  • Baby/Toddler Storytime
    9:30 AM-10:00 AM
    2018-11-07

    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 activities

    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 sessions throughout the year.  Check our website for specific dates.

  • Baby/Toddler Storytime
    10:30 AM-11:00 AM
    2018-11-07

    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 activities

    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 sessions throughout the year.  Check our website for specific dates

  • Effective Communication Strategies & Dementia
    3:00 PM-5:00 PM
    2018-11-07

    Communication is more than just talking and listening – it’s also about sending and receiving messages through attitude, tone of voice, facial expressions and body language.  As people with Alzheimer’s disease and other dementias progress in the journey and the ability to use words is lost, families need new ways to connect.  Join us to explore how communication takes place when someone has Alzheimer’s, learn to decode the verbal and behavioral messages delivered by someone with dementia, and identify strategies to help you connect and communicate at each stage of the disease.  Registration appreciated.  Please call 800.272.3900 or email sprohuska@alz.org

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  • Morning Book Group
    9:15 AM-10:15 AM
    2018-11-08

    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.

  • Movie: Christopher Robin
    3:00 PM-5:00 PM
    2018-11-08

    Event Category: Movies @ the Library

    Target Audience: All Ages

    A working-class family man, Christopher Robin, encounters his childhood friend Winnie-the-Pooh, who helps him to rediscover the joys of life.

    Christopher Robin (PG / 1 h 44 m)

    (2018) A working-class family man, Christopher Robin, encounters his childhood friend Winnie-the-Pooh, who helps him to rediscover the joys of life.

  • Movie: Incredibles 2
    5:30 PM-8:00 PM
    2018-11-08

    Event Category: Movies @ the Library

    Target Audience: All Ages

    The library is pleased to offer showings of free movies.  Titles are announced about one month prior to viewing date on our website.  Not all titles are appropriate for all age groups.  Free popcorn provided!

    Incredibles 2 (PG / 1 h 55 m)

    Bob Parr (Mr. Incredible) is left to care for the kids while Helen (Elastigirl) is out saving the world.

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  • Movie: Dunkirk
    10:30 AM-12:00 PM
    2018-11-09

    Event Category: Movies @ the Library

    Target Audience: Teens 13+ & Adults

    The library is pleased to offer showings of free movies.  Titles are announced about one month prior to viewing date on our website.  Not all titles are appropriate for all age groups.  Free popcorn provided!

    Dunkirk (PG-13 / 1 hr 34 m)

    Allied soldiers from Belgium, the British Empire and France are surrounded by the German Army, and evacuated during a fierce battle in World War II.

     

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  • Preschool Storytime
    9:30 AM-10:00 AM
    2018-11-13

    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 sessions throughout the year.  Check our website for specific dates.

  • Preschool Storytime
    10:30 AM-11:00 AM
    2018-11-13

    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 sessions throughout the year.  Check our website for specific dates.

  • Digital Crafting @ West Bend
    2:00 PM-3:00 PM
    2018-11-13

    630 Poplar St, West Bend, WI 53095

    630 Poplar St, West Bend, WI 53095

    Event Category: Tablet Tuesday

    Target Audience: Adults & Young Adults

    Attention all crafters!  This session will explore finding ideas online as well as doing crafts digitally.  Bring your creativity and learn more about your favorite craft and maybe a new one too!

    Tablet Tuesdays is a monthly class covering various useful skills for using iPads hosted by one of our Washington County libraries each month.  Sign-up is required as space is limited.  Please call the library where each session is being held to sign up.

  • Family Pajama Storytime
    6:30 PM-7:00 PM
    2018-11-13

    Event Category: Storytime

    Target Audience: Children of all ages are welcome!

    Select 2nd Tuesdays @ 6:30 p.m.

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

    Join us once a month for stories, movement, and music at our evening family storytime for children of all ages.  Pajamas, blankets, and stuffed animals welcome!

    Check our website for specific dates.

     

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    • Preschool Storytime
      9:30 AM-10:00 AM
      2018-11-13

      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 sessions throughout the year.  Check our website for specific dates.

    • Preschool Storytime
      10:30 AM-11:00 AM
      2018-11-13

      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 sessions throughout the year.  Check our website for specific dates.

    • Digital Crafting @ West Bend
      2:00 PM-3:00 PM
      2018-11-13
      630 Poplar St, West Bend, WI 53095
      630 Poplar St, West Bend, WI 53095

      Event Category: Tablet Tuesday

      Target Audience: Adults & Young Adults

      Attention all crafters!  This session will explore finding ideas online as well as doing crafts digitally.  Bring your creativity and learn more about your favorite craft and maybe a new one too!

      Tablet Tuesdays is a monthly class covering various useful skills for using iPads hosted by one of our Washington County libraries each month.  Sign-up is required as space is limited.  Please call the library where each session is being held to sign up.

    • Family Pajama Storytime
      6:30 PM-7:00 PM
      2018-11-13

      Event Category: Storytime

      Target Audience: Children of all ages are welcome!

      Select 2nd Tuesdays @ 6:30 p.m.

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

      Join us once a month for stories, movement, and music at our evening family storytime for children of all ages.  Pajamas, blankets, and stuffed animals welcome!

      Check our website for specific dates.

       

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  • Baby/Toddler Storytime
    9:30 AM-10:00 AM
    2018-11-14

    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 activities

    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 sessions throughout the year.  Check our website for specific dates.

  • Baby/Toddler Storytime
    10:30 AM-11:00 AM
    2018-11-14

    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 activities

    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 sessions throughout the year.  Check our website for specific dates

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  • Harry Potter Trivia Night
    5:30 PM-7:30 PM
    2018-11-15

    Are you the ultimate Harry Potter fan? Are you excited for the next Fantastic Beasts movie?! Join us for our very first Harry Potter trivia night! We will challenge you with questions from both the books and the films. Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 teams. Harry Potter or 1920’s themed costumes encouraged! Muggles of all ages are welcome to attend. *REGISTER A TEAM AND TEAM NAME BY CALLING THE LIBRARY’S YOUTH SERVICES DESK AT 262- 253-7760. Maximum of 6 people per team. Space is limited!

  • Evening Book Group
    6:45 PM-7:45 PM
    2018-11-15

    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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  • History Buff Book Group
    1:00 PM-2:00 PM
    2018-11-16

    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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  • Memory Cafe @ Brookfield
    3:00 PM-4:30 PM
    2018-11-19

    1900 N Calhoun Road Brookfield, 53005

    1900 N Calhoun Road Brookfield, 53005

    Event Category: Again & Dementia

    Target Audience: Adults with early stage dementia, mild memory loss or mild cognitive impairment (MCI), and a family member or care partner

    Held the 3rd Monday of each month @ 3:00 – 4:30 p.m. on a rotating basis with Menomonee Falls, Germantown, Brookfield, and Elm Grove libraries.

    First time attendees should contact the Alzheimer’s Association for more information or RSVP for the next Memory Café at 800-272-3900.

    Visit our website for additional details.

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  • Preschool Storytime
    9:30 AM-10:00 AM
    2018-11-20

    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 sessions throughout the year.  Check our website for specific dates.

  • Preschool Storytime
    10:30 AM-11:00 AM
    2018-11-20

    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 sessions throughout the year.  Check our website for specific dates.

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  • Baby/Toddler Storytime
    9:30 AM-10:00 AM
    2018-11-21

    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 activities

    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 sessions throughout the year.  Check our website for specific dates.

  • Baby/Toddler Storytime
    10:30 AM-11:00 AM
    2018-11-21

    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 activities

    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 sessions throughout the year.  Check our website for specific dates

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  • Preschool Storytime
    9:30 AM-10:00 AM
    2018-11-27

    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 sessions throughout the year.  Check our website for specific dates.

  • Preschool Storytime
    10:30 AM-11:00 AM
    2018-11-27

    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 sessions throughout the year.  Check our website for specific dates.

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  • Mystery / Thriller Book Group
    9:15 AM-10:15 AM
    2018-11-29

    Event Category: Adult Book Groups

    Target Audience: Adults (18+)

    The Mystery/Thriller Book Group generally meets the 4th Thursday of each month from 9:15 – 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.

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