Special Adults & All Ages Programs

Basics of Canning (Tuesday, August 22 @ 6:00 p.m.)

Calling all home canners! Holly Baird, an award winning canner, will cover the basics of canning. She includes dos and don’ts and helpful canning tips so you can get the most out of your garden.  Presentation begins at 6:00 p.m. with question & answer session and reception to follow.

Holly and Joey Baird are the founders of The Wisconsin Vegetable Gardener (https://thewisconsinvegetablegardener.com)


Inside Holy Hill with Cornel Rosario (Monday, September 18 @ 6:00 p.m.)

Meet author Cornel Rosario as he talks about the history of Holy Hill, located in Hubertus. Copies of Cornel Rosario’s book, Inside Holy Hill will be available for sale and autograph.


Forged in Blood with Eric Schlehlein (Tuesday, November 14 @ 6:00 p.m.)

Meet Hartland, WI author, Eric Schlehlein as he tells the story of more than 3,000 Wisconsin boys who served in the Iron Brigade during the Civil War. Copies of Eric Schlehlein’s book Black Iron Mercy: A Novel of the American Civil War will be available for sale and autograph.


Friends of the Germantown Community Library 2017 Art Contest & Awards Presentation with Bryan Dyer (Wednesday, October 11 @ 7:00 p.m.)

Gallery Browse & Peoples’ Choice Balloting (6:00 – 6:45 p.m.)

Speaker Bryan Dyer is a Germantown resident and the founder of You Are the Hero, a non-profit organization dedicated to inspiring and uplifting children with chronic illnesses by illustrating them as their very own super-hero.  Learn more at www.youarethehero.org

Awards Presentation (8:10 p.m.)

Learn more on our Friends page.


My Two Elaines with Martin Schreiber (Wednesday, December 6 @ 3:00 p.m. & 6:00 p.m.)

Meet former Wisconsin governor Martin Schreiber as he discusses his book My Two Elaines: Learning, Coping, and Surviving as an Alzheimer’s Caregiver about being an Alzheimer’s caregiver for his wife, Elaine.  Autographed copies of the book will also be for sale.