Special Adults & All Ages Programs

Panel Discussion (Monday, April 23 @ 6:00 p.m.)

Panel discussion with FRIENDS, Inc. discussing domestic and sexual violence advocacy,     empowerment & prevention in Washington County with Katherine Kapp, Prevention Educator at FRIENDS, Inc.  This event is part of Wisconsin Reads.


Understanding the Stock Market (Tuesday, April 24 @ 6:00 p.m.)

Have you ever wondered how the stock market works?  This BetterInvesting program will include basic investing information. There will be a description of stocks and bonds and the advantages and drawbacks of investing in each and their value over time. Why might one person invest in individual stocks while another would choose mutual funds? And if you are  interested in investing, how do you do it?  This event is part of Money Smart Week.


Know the 10 Signs (Wednesday, April 25 @ 3:00 p.m.)

A workshop presented by the Alzheimer’s Association.  The warning signs of Alzheimer’s disease are often dismissed as side effects of normal aging.  If you or someone you know is experiencing memory loss of behavioral changes, it’s time to learn the facts.  Early detection gives you a chance to begin drug therapy, enroll in clinical studies and plan for the future.  Registration appreciated.  Please call 800.272.3900 or email sprohuska@alz.org


The Kingdom of the Monarch Butterfly, pt. 1 with Shelly Culea (Tuesday, May 15 @ 6:00 p.m.)

Meet Monarch butterfly expert Shelly Culea as she discusses the epic annual migration of the Monarch butterfly. Learn how you can provide the Monarch butterfly’s perfect habitat in your yard and garden. Presentation begins at 6:00 p.m. with question/answer session and reception to follow.


Introduction to Metal Detecting with Keith Tabor (Tuesday, May 22 @ 6:30 p.m.)

Learn about the science and hobby of metal detecting, followed by a hands-on experience. Metal detecting allows you to become a scientist in the field as you hunt for coins or artifacts. A fun activity for all ages! Pre-registration preferred, but not required to attend this program.


CLASSICAL MUSIC CONVERSATIONS WITH RALPH SIMONEAU

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.


SUMMER READING OPEN HOUSE (Wednesday, June 6 @ 4:00 – 5:45 p.m.)

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.


GERMANTOWN COMMUNITY BAND DIXIELANDERS CONCERT (Wednesday, June 6 @ 6:00 p.m.)

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.


HOW TO RAISE YOUR OWN MONARCH BUTTERFLIES WITH SHELLY CULEA (Tuesday, July 31 @ 6:00 p.m.)

Monarch butterfly expert Shelly Culea returns to the Germantown Community Library to discuss how to raise your own Monarch butterfly. Now is the time to see live examples of Monarch eggs, larva, caterpillar, and chrysalis which will be on display. Don’t miss it!