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  • Dive into Dewey! Book Group
    1:00 PM-2:00 PM
    2018-06-01

    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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  • Classical Music Conversations
    2:00 PM-3:00 PM
    2018-06-05

    Event Category: Special Adult Program

    Target Audience: Adults (18+), all ages welcome

    Join retired music teacher and classical music enthusiast Ralph Simoneau for lively discussions of classical music composers and their music.  Listen to sonatas, symphonies, concertos, canons, and more with a whole new appreciation.  We will listen to classical music and enjoy refreshments for an hour.

    Tuesday, June 5 @ 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

    Wednesday, June 13 @ 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

    Monday, June 25 @ 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

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  • Summer Reading Open House
    4:00 PM-5:45 PM
    2018-06-06-2018-06-25

    Event Category: Special Adult Program

    Target Audience: Adults (18+), all ages welcome

    Come help us celebrate as we kick off the Summer Reading Program.  We will have staff available to answer questions about searching the catalog and databases, downloading ebooks, eaudiobooks & emagazines, free online courses, signing up for a library card & more!  This is a great chance to see what the library has to offer.  We will also have sign-up for the Summer Reading Program and a list of summer program dates available.  The program will conclude with a performance by the Germantown Community Band Dixielanders at 6:00 p.m. with refreshments to follow.

     

  • Dixielanders Concert
    6:00 PM-8:00 PM
    2018-06-06

    Event Category: Special Adult Program

    Target Audience: All ages welcome

    Join us as we begin the Summer Reading Program with a performance by the Germantown Community Band Dixielanders.  Come hear a variety of music performed by local members of the community.  All ages welcome.  Reception and refreshments to follow.

     

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  • Craft Circle
    4:00 PM-7:30 PM
    2018-06-07

    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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  • Discovery Academy
    1:30 PM-2:00 PM
    2018-06-12

    Event Category: Special Children’s Program

    Target Audience: Ages 5 & up

    Tuesdays @ 1:30 p.m.

    June 12 – August 7 (No class July 3)

    Join us for a short story and a variety of activities including outdoor games, parachute play, art, science projects, and more.  Activities are geared for ages 5 & up.  Registration required.  Call the library at 262-253-7760 or visit the Youth Services Desk to sign-up.

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  • Classical Music Conversations
    2:00 PM-3:00 PM
    2018-06-13

    Event Category: Special Adult Program

    Target Audience: Adults (18+), all ages welcome

    Join retired music teacher and classical music enthusiast Ralph Simoneau for lively discussions of classical music composers and their music.  Listen to sonatas, symphonies, concertos, canons, and more with a whole new appreciation.  We will listen to classical music and enjoy refreshments for an hour.

    Tuesday, June 5 @ 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

    Wednesday, June 13 @ 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

    Monday, June 25 @ 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

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  • Morning Book Group
    9:15 AM-10:15 AM
    2018-06-14

    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.  No registration is required. 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
    2018-06-15

    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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  • Usborne Book Fair Start Date
    All day
    2018-06-18

    Event Category: General Events

    Target Audience: All ages welcome

    Book Sale Dates: Monday, June 18 – Saturday, July 14

    Usbourne Books offers a huge variety of books for babies through teenagers.  Books can be purchased in the library or online through our website or facebook page.  30% of all sales goes to support future programs and materials in the youth services department.

     

  • Memory Cafe @ Germantown
    3:00 PM-4:30 PM
    2018-06-18

    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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  • What to Read Next? @ Hartford
    11:00 AM-12:00 PM
    2018-06-19

    100 Park Ave, Hartford, WI 53027

    100 Park Ave, Hartford, WI 53027

    Event Category: Tablet Tuesday

    Target Audience: Adults & Young Adults

    The question of what to read next has plagued many a book lover.  Where do you go to find information on authors that you like and/or types of books that you like to read?  Join us as we show you some of the best places to help you find what to read next!

    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.

  • Discovery Academy
    1:30 PM-2:00 PM
    2018-06-19

    Event Category: Special Children’s Program

    Target Audience: Ages 5 & up

    Tuesdays @ 1:30 p.m.

    June 12 – August 7 (No class July 3)

    Join us for a short story and a variety of activities including outdoor games, parachute play, art, science projects, and more.  Activities are geared for ages 5 & up.  Registration required.  Call the library at 262-253-7760 or visit the Youth Services Desk to sign-up.

  • What to Read Next? @ Hartford
    3:00 PM-4:00 PM
    2018-06-19

    100 Park Ave, Hartford, WI 53027

    100 Park Ave, Hartford, WI 53027

    Event Category: Tablet Tuesday

    Target Audience: Adults & Young Adults

    The question of what to read next has plagued many a book lover.  Where do you go to find information on authors that you like and/or types of books that you like to read?  Join us as we show you some of the best places to help you find what to read next!

    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.

    Visit our website for additional details.

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  • Evening Book Group
    6:45 PM-7:45 PM
    2018-06-21

    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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  • Classical Music Conversations
    2:00 PM-3:00 PM
    2018-06-25

    Event Category: Special Adult Program

    Target Audience: Adults (18+), all ages welcome

    Join retired music teacher and classical music enthusiast Ralph Simoneau for lively discussions of classical music composers and their music.  Listen to sonatas, symphonies, concertos, canons, and more with a whole new appreciation.  We will listen to classical music and enjoy refreshments for an hour.

    Tuesday, June 5 @ 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

    Wednesday, June 13 @ 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

    Monday, June 25 @ 2:00 – 3:00 p.m.

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  • Discovery Academy
    1:30 PM-2:00 PM
    2018-06-26

    Event Category: Special Children’s Program

    Target Audience: Ages 5 & up

    Tuesdays @ 1:30 p.m.

    June 12 – August 7 (No class July 3)

    Join us for a short story and a variety of activities including outdoor games, parachute play, art, science projects, and more.  Activities are geared for ages 5 & up.  Registration required.  Call the library at 262-253-7760 or visit the Youth Services Desk to sign-up.

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  • Mystery / Thriller Book Group
    9:15 AM-10:15 AM
    2018-06-28

    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.

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  • Field Trip to Bookworm Gardens (Registration Required)
    9:00 AM-3:00 PM
    2018-06-29

    This event is sponsored by Germantown Park & Rec, Express News & Marko’s Pizza.

    This event is sponsored by Germantown Park & Rec, Express News & Marko’s Pizza.

    Event Category: Special Children’s Program

    Target Audience: Children Ages 3+ with parent/caregiver

    Join the Germantown Community Library on a field trip!   Bookworm Gardens is a botanical garden in Sheboygan, WI based on children’s literature.  Visit over 65 different gardens as you play, explore, experience children’s books firsthand such as Charlotte’s Web, Hansel and Gretel, Where the Wild Things Are, and Dr. Seuss.  Most paths are accessible by wheelchair and stroller.  Please bring a bag lunch that can be enjoyed in the picnic area.  Ages 3 & up with Parent or Caregiver can ride the bus by registering with Germantown Park & Rec ($5/Resident or $6/Non-Resident).  The bus will leave Village Hall at 9:00 a.m.  Parent or caregivers with children ages 2 & younger are welcome to meet us there – entry is free, but a suggested donation of $5 is appreciated to Storybook Gardens.

    This event is sponsored by Germantown Park & Rec, Express News & Marko’s Pizza.

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*Sponsored by the Friends of the Germantown Community Library

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