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  • Farmer’s Market
    9:00 AM-11:00 AM
    2018-09-01

    Event Category: General Events

    Join the library at the Germantown Farmer’s Market.  We will have a variety of different activities each week including kid’s crafts, games, and books for sale as well as information about library programs and services.

    Saturdays in Summer & Fall

    June 2, July 7, August 4, September 1 & October

     

     

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  • Ancora String Quartet German-American Concert
    6:00 PM-8:00 PM
    2018-09-05

    Event Category: Special Adult Program

    Target Audience: Adults (18+)

    Following their first overseas tour performing at concert halls in Frankfurt, Wiesbaden and Kassel and in venues on the Rhine and the Schlitz River, the Ancora String Quartet is returning in September to perform the same program in concert venues in Wisconsin.  They are bringing with them mezzo-soprano Melinda Paulsen, who serves on the voice faculty at the Musikhochschule in Frankfurt.  The program will include classical music by German and American composers, a Q&A session afterwards, and a chance for audience member in interact with and ask questions of the individual performers.  Refreshments provided.

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  • Craft Circle
    4:00 PM-7:30 PM
    2018-09-06

    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
    2018-09-07

    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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  • Morning Book Group
    9:15 AM-10:15 AM
    2018-09-13

    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: Book Club
    3:00 PM-5:00 PM
    2018-09-13

    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!

    Book Club (PG-13 / 1 h 44 m)

    Four lifelong friends have their lives forever changed after reading 50 Shades of Grey in their monthly book club.

  • Movie: Avengers
    5:30 PM-8:00 PM
    2018-09-13

    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!

    Avengers: Infinity Wars (PG-13 / 2 h 29 m)

    The Avengers and their allies must be willing to sacrifice all in an attempt to defeat the powerful Thanos before his blitz of devastation and ruin puts an end to the universe.

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  • Movie: Singin’ in the Rain
    10:30 AM-12:00 PM
    2018-09-14

    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!

    Singin’ in the Rain (G / 1 hr 43 m)

    (1952) A silent film production company and cast make a difficult transition to sound.

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  • Memory Cafe @ Menomonee Falls
    3:00 PM-4:30 PM
    2018-09-17

    W156 N8436 Pilgrim Road Menomonee Falls, 53051

    W156 N8436 Pilgrim Road Menomonee Falls, 53051

    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
    2018-09-18

    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
    2018-09-18

    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.

  • Social Media 101 @ Hartford
    11:00 AM-12:00 PM
    2018-09-18

    100 Park Ave, Hartford, WI 53027

    100 Park Ave, Hartford, WI 53027

    Event Category: Tablet Tuesday

    Target Audience: Adults & Young Adults

    Learn what social media and social networks are, and get to know some of the most popular and useful sites including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Instagram, and Snapchat!

    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.

  • Social Media 101 @ Hartford
    3:00 PM-4:00 PM
    2018-09-18

    100 Park Ave, Hartford, WI 53027

    100 Park Ave, Hartford, WI 53027

    Event Category: Tablet Tuesday

    Target Audience: Adults & Young Adults

    Learn what social media and social networks are, and get to know some of the most popular and useful sites including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Instagram, and Snapchat!

    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.

  • Growing Great Garlic with Joey & Holly Baird
    6:00 PM-8:00 PM
    2018-09-18

    Event Category: Special Adult Program

    Target Audience: All ages welcome

    Joey and Holly Baird from The Wisconsin Vegetable Gardener return to the Germantown Library to discuss how to grow great garlic. Learn how to plant garlic in the Fall and harvest garlic next year that tastes so much better than store-bought garlic.

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    • Preschool Storytime
      9:30 AM-10:00 AM
      2018-09-18

      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
      2018-09-18

      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.

    • Social Media 101 @ Hartford
      11:00 AM-12:00 PM
      2018-09-18
      100 Park Ave, Hartford, WI 53027
      100 Park Ave, Hartford, WI 53027

      Event Category: Tablet Tuesday

      Target Audience: Adults & Young Adults

      Learn what social media and social networks are, and get to know some of the most popular and useful sites including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Instagram, and Snapchat!

      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.

    • Social Media 101 @ Hartford
      3:00 PM-4:00 PM
      2018-09-18
      100 Park Ave, Hartford, WI 53027
      100 Park Ave, Hartford, WI 53027

      Event Category: Tablet Tuesday

      Target Audience: Adults & Young Adults

      Learn what social media and social networks are, and get to know some of the most popular and useful sites including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, Instagram, and Snapchat!

      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.

    • Growing Great Garlic with Joey & Holly Baird
      6:00 PM-8:00 PM
      2018-09-18

      Event Category: Special Adult Program

      Target Audience: All ages welcome

      Joey and Holly Baird from The Wisconsin Vegetable Gardener return to the Germantown Library to discuss how to grow great garlic. Learn how to plant garlic in the Fall and harvest garlic next year that tastes so much better than store-bought garlic.

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  • Baby/Toddler Storytime
    9:30 AM-10:00 AM
    2018-09-19

    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
    2018-09-19

    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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  • Evening Book Group
    6:45 PM-7:45 PM
    2018-09-20

    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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  • History Buff Book Group
    1:00 PM-2:00 PM
    2018-09-21

    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
    2018-09-25

    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
    2018-09-25

    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.

  • Master Five Money Questions for Women
    11:30 AM-12:30 PM
    2018-09-25

    Event Category: Special Adult Program

    Target Audience: Adults (18+)

    Tuesday, September 25 @ 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

    Please join us for the Five Money Questions for Women seminar.  Women and men have differing considerations when it comes to long-term financial goals.  For instance, because of a woman’s average longer life span, your needs may be significantly different from those of your spouse or others.  Does your financial strategy fit your lifestyle and needs?  Join us and learn more as we explore five critical money questions for women.

    We hope you and a guest will join us.  For more information and to register please call (262) 293-9198 or email bryan.whitman@edwardjones.com by Friday, September 21.  Space is limited.

    Jon Hafemann – Financial Advisor Edward Jones Investments.

  • Turntable Tune-Up with John Stackpole
    6:30 PM-8:00 PM
    2018-09-25

    Event Category: Special Adult Program

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

    Tuesday, September 25th @ 6:30 p.m.

    Meet audiophile John Stackpole as he discusses how to purchase and care for vinyl records and alignment and adjustment of tonearms. John will have set up a modest stereo system and have several turntables displayed and ready to make music after the lecture. He will also have a Sweet Vinyl Sugar Cube SC-2 vinyl click-n-pop remover for folks to listen to. Anyone who appreciates vinyl, whether you are starting a record collection or already have one, needs to hear this. Don’t miss it!

  • More events
    • Preschool Storytime
      9:30 AM-10:00 AM
      2018-09-25

      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
      2018-09-25

      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.

    • Master Five Money Questions for Women
      11:30 AM-12:30 PM
      2018-09-25

      Event Category: Special Adult Program

      Target Audience: Adults (18+)

      Tuesday, September 25 @ 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.

      Please join us for the Five Money Questions for Women seminar.  Women and men have differing considerations when it comes to long-term financial goals.  For instance, because of a woman’s average longer life span, your needs may be significantly different from those of your spouse or others.  Does your financial strategy fit your lifestyle and needs?  Join us and learn more as we explore five critical money questions for women.

      We hope you and a guest will join us.  For more information and to register please call (262) 293-9198 or email bryan.whitman@edwardjones.com by Friday, September 21.  Space is limited.

      Jon Hafemann – Financial Advisor Edward Jones Investments.

    • Turntable Tune-Up with John Stackpole
      6:30 PM-8:00 PM
      2018-09-25

      Event Category: Special Adult Program

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

      Tuesday, September 25th @ 6:30 p.m.

      Meet audiophile John Stackpole as he discusses how to purchase and care for vinyl records and alignment and adjustment of tonearms. John will have set up a modest stereo system and have several turntables displayed and ready to make music after the lecture. He will also have a Sweet Vinyl Sugar Cube SC-2 vinyl click-n-pop remover for folks to listen to. Anyone who appreciates vinyl, whether you are starting a record collection or already have one, needs to hear this. Don’t miss it!

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  • Mystery / Thriller Book Group
    9:15 AM-10:15 AM
    2018-09-27

    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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