Special Adults & All Ages Programs

 

MEMORY LOSS, DEMENTIA AND ALZHEIMER’S DISEASE: THE BASICS (Tuesday, August 14 @ 3:00 p.m.)

This program provides information that everyone should know about memory loss and what that means for all of us. Explore memory loss, dementia, and Alzheimer’s disease. Learn about risk factors, research, treatments, and steps to a proper diagnosis/assessment. Join us for this comprehensive overview!  Registration appreciated.  Please call 800.272.3900 or email sprohuska@alz.org


BIRDING 101 WITH DIANNE ROBINSON @ SCHOEN LAUFEN PARK (Tuesday, August 21 @ 10:00 a.m.)

Meet DNR wildlife biologist Dianne Robinson as she discusses how to listen for and observe the birds living around us. Birdwatching is a fun recreational activity for the entire family. Program will be held at the Schoen Laufen Park Shelter in Germantown.  Weather permitting, Dianne will lead a birding hike.


INTRODUCTION TO CODING (Tuesday, August 21 @ 11:00 a.m. & 6:00 p.m.)

This session of Tablet Tuesdays will provide a fun and stress-free opportunity to learn what coding is all about.  Can you make a musical keyboard out of bananas?  You may after this session!  No prior knowledge is needed.  Target audience ranges from middle school to adults of any age.  Registration required.  Call the library at 262-253-7760 or visit the Youth Services Desk to sign-up.


ANCORA STRING QUARTET GERMAN-AMERICAN CONCERT (Wednesday, September 5 @ 6:00 p.m.)

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 afterward, and a chance for audience members to interact with and ask questions of the individual performers.  Refreshments provided.


GROWING GREAT GARLIC WITH JOEY & HOLLY BAIRD OF THE WISCONSIN VEGETABLE GARDENER (Tuesday, September 18 @ 6:00 p.m.)

Joey and Holly Baird 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.


MASTER FIVE MONEY QUESTIONS FOR WOMEN (Tuesday, Sept 25 @ 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.)

Women and men have different considerations when it comes to long-term financial goals.  For instance, because of a woman’s average longer lifespan, 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.  Refreshments and light snacks will be served.  Please call (262) 293-9198 or email bryan.whitman@edwardjones.com to register.  Sponsored by Edward Jones.


TURNTABLE TUNE-UP WITH JOHN STACKPOLE (Tuesday, September 25 @ 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!