Let’s Talk Elderberries

LET’S TALK ELDERBERRIES (Wednesday, October 2 @ 10:30 a.m.

Join Sage Naturals from Hustisford to talk about the amazing benefits of Elderberries.  We will be demonstrating how to make your own Elderberry syrup so you can stay ahead of seasonal sickness.  After we’re finished making, we’ll be sharing a sample so everyone can get a taste of the best herbal medicine.  Come hang out and talk natural health and herbal wellness with us!

Muzik Bande in Concert

MUZIK BANDE IN CONCERT (Monday, September 23 @ 7:00 p.m.)

Join us for a concert by the Muzik Bande.  Germantown’s own multicultural ensemble will perform a variety of German polkas, waltzes, and folk songs.   Reception to follow.

Outsmart the Scammers

OUTSMART THE SCAMMERS (Thursday, September 19 @ 3:00 p.m.)

Incidents of fraud are on the rise, and scammers’ tactics are becoming more complex.  Join Jon Hafemann, Financial Advisor for Edward Jones for an informational presentation to give you the information you need to Outsmart the Scammers.  During the program, we’ll discuss how to spot certain red flags that may indicate a fraudulent encounter, resources individuals can turn to in the event they or loved ones are targeted, and steps attendees can take to help protect themselves and loved ones.  To reserve space for yourself and a guest at the educational workshop, please call the library at (262) 253-7760 or sign-up through the library website no later than September 12.

Ancora String Quartet

ANCORA STRING QUARTET (Tuesday, September 10 @ 6:00 p.m.)

The Ancora String Quartet returns to the library this fall.  Verdi, Puccini, and Donizetti: three great Italian composers known for their many masterpiece operas.  However, each one also wrote beautiful works for string quartet as well. This fall, the Ancora Quartet’s program consists of three such works: Verdi’s String Quartet in E minor, Donizetti’s Quartet No. 7 in F Minor, and Puccini’s “Chrysanthemums” in C-sharp minor.  Come hear how vocal and dramatic four string players can be!

Germantown: A History

GERMANTOWN: A HISTORY PRESENTED BY BILL GAY (Tuesday, September 17 @ 6:00 p.m.)

Whether you’re an old-timer or a transplant, you’ll learn new things about Germantown and the original settlement of Dheinsville.  The chairman of the Germantown High School English department for thirty-five years, Bill retired to devote himself to writing, travel, and volunteering.  He is a life member of three historical societies, and plays the piano when he is not reading, gardening and spending time with family and friends. Bill’s third book on the history of Germantown will be released this fall.