Germantown Community Library (Meeting Room)

Upcoming events

  • 2019-08-27 2:00 PM - 2019-08-27 3:00 PM

    TECH TALKS (Tuesdays @ 2:00 p.m.)

    Join us for informational sessions on using library resources and databases.  Each month we will focus on 1-2 different topics.  Registration is required.  Please call or visit the library to sign-up.

    • August 27: RB Digital & Libby
    • September 24: A to Z Databases & Business Resources
    • October 22: Pronunciator & Foreign Language Resources
  • 2019-08-28 3:00 PM - 2019-08-28 4:30 PM

    UNDERSTANDING AND RESPONDING TO DEMENTIA RELATED BEHAVIOR

    (Wednesday, August 28 @ 3:00 p.m.)

    A workshop presented by the Alzheimer’s Association.  Behavior is a powerful form of communication and is one of the primary ways for people with dementia to communicate their needs and feelings as the ability to use language is lost.  Join us to learn to decode behavioral messages, identify common behavior triggers, and learn strategies to help intervene with some of the most common behavior challenges of Alzheimer’s disease and other forms of dementia.  Registration appreciated.  Please call 800.272.3900 or email sprohuska@alz.org

  • 2019-09-03 1:00 PM - 2019-09-03 3:00 PM

    The library will be hosting technical support consultations from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. on the first and third Tuesdays of the month.  Please register by stopping by the Reference Desk calling the library at (262) 253-7760 or emailing William at wkressin@germantownlibrarywi.org.  Can’t make the scheduled times?  Let us know and we can work to find a time that meets your scheduling needs.

    • May 7 & 21
    • June 4 & 18
    • July 2 & 16
    • August 6 & 20
    • September 3 & 17
  • 2019-09-04 6:00 PM - 2019-09-04 7:30 PM

    RESILIENCE & POST-TRAUMATIC GROWTH (Wednesday, September 4 @ 6:00 p.m.)

    What skills and strengths help us to develop resilience?  Greg Young, Resilience & Post-Traumatic Growth and Crisis Intervention Consultant, will discuss his experiences working with trauma survivors and share tips on growth after surviving traumatic events.  Greg teaches nationwide and has responded to many local and regional critical incidents. He is also a chaplain with the FBI and Germantown Police Department.

  • 2019-09-10 6:00 PM - 2019-09-10 7:30 PM

    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!

  • 2019-09-14 9:00 AM - 2019-09-14 10:00 AM

    Event Category: Friends of the Germantown Library

    Target Audience: Adults (18+)

    The Friends of the Germantown Community Library in Germantown, Wisconsin is a voluntary, non-profit group providing support and funding for the library.

    Meetings are held on the second Saturdays of the month at 9:00 a.m. at the library September - May.  All are welcome to attend!

    Visit the Friends website for additional information.

  • 2019-09-16 1:00 PM - 2019-09-16 3:00 PM

    VOLUNTEERING IS “EASY AS PIE!” (Monday, September 16 @ 1:00 - 3:00 p.m.)

    Becoming a volunteer with Interfaith Caregivers is “Easy as Pie!”  Stop by our table in the lobby and find out how easy it is and enjoy a piece of pie on us!  We guarantee that the “sweetest” part of volunteering for Interfaith won’t be the pie, it will be the difference you’ve made by helping someone in your community.  The senior you will help will be so grateful, you’ll be back for another serving. Learning about Interfaith Caregivers and what you can do to make a difference in Washington County.

  • 2019-09-16 1:00 PM - 2019-09-16 3:00 PM

    CRAFTS FOR TEENS & GROWN-UPS (1:00 - 3:00 p.m. or 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.)

    The library will be offering craft and activity workshop for adults and those ages 12+.  Crafts vary in length of completion, but you are welcome to drop anytime during the time slots.  Space is very limited.  Registration is required and closes a week prior to each program.  Please visit the Adult Reference Desk, call the library at (262) 253-7760 or email Trisha at smithp@germantownlibrarywi.org to register.

    • Monday, September 16: Card Making
    • Wednesday, October 9: Rustic Wooden Pumpkins
    • Thursday, November 14: String Art
    • Monday, December 2, 9 & 16: Holiday Crafts
  • 2019-09-16 5:30 PM - 2019-09-16 7:30 PM

    CRAFTS FOR TEENS & GROWN-UPS (1:00 - 3:00 p.m. or 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.)

    The library will be offering craft and activity workshop for adults and those ages 12+.  Crafts vary in length of completion, but you are welcome to drop anytime during the time slots.  Space is very limited.  Registration is required and closes a week prior to each program.  Please visit the Adult Reference Desk, call the library at (262) 253-7760 or email Trisha at smithp@germantownlibrarywi.org to register.

    • Monday, September 16: Card Making
    • Wednesday, October 9: Rustic Wooden Pumpkins
    • Thursday, November 14: String Art
    • Monday, December 2, 9 & 16: Holiday Crafts
  • 2019-09-17 1:00 PM - 2019-09-17 3:00 PM

    The library will be hosting technical support consultations from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. on the first and third Tuesdays of the month.  Please register by stopping by the Reference Desk calling the library at (262) 253-7760 or emailing William at wkressin@germantownlibrarywi.org.  Make sure to include the topic of your question so we can be prepared with instructions.  Can’t make the scheduled times?  Let us know and we can work to find a time that meets your scheduling needs.

    Some examples of questions include using library databases, downloading eBooks or eAudiobooks through Overdrive/Libby or RB Digital, using a tablet, setting up an email account, research assistance, genealogy research, signing up for Gale Courses, and printing.

    • May 7 & 21
    • June 4 & 18
    • July 2 & 16
    • August 6 & 20
    • September 3 & 17
  • 2019-09-17 6:00 PM - 2019-09-17 6:00 PM

    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.

  • 2019-09-19 3:00 PM - 2019-09-19 4:00 PM

    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.

  • 2019-09-21 10:30 AM - 2019-09-21 1:30 PM

    EARLY LITERACY PARTY (Saturday, September 21 @ 10:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.)

    You are invited to a party celebrating talking, singing, reading, writing, and playing with characters from Paw Patrol!  Learn about our early literacy programs and participate in crafts, sensory stations and activities. A special storytime will be held at 11:00 a.m. in the Community Room.  Activities are geared for ages 0-7, but all ages are welcome.

  • 2019-09-23 7:00 PM - 2019-09-23 9:00 PM

    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.

  • 2019-09-24 2:00 PM - 2019-09-24 3:00 PM

    TECH TALKS (Tuesdays @ 2:00 p.m.)

    Join us for informational sessions on using library resources and databases.  Each month we will focus on 1-2 different topics.  Registration is required.  Please call or visit the library to sign-up.

    • September 24: A to Z Databases & Business Resources
    • October 22: Pronunciator & Foreign Language Resources
  • 2019-09-28 10:00 AM - 2019-09-28 2:00 PM

    FAMILY FRONTIER DAY @ PIONEER VILLAGE (Saturday, September 28 @ 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.)

    Join Monarch libraries for a day at Pioneer Village in Saukville, WI!  This fun-filled event, held rain or shine, is FREE and for all ages. Family Frontier Day @ Pioneer Village offers many indoor and outdoor activities such as period craft demonstrations, exploring buildings dating from the 1840s, pioneer games, storytime, and a scavenger hunt.  Located at: Ozaukee County Pioneer Village 4880 Cty Rd I (Saukville, WI). Lunch will be available for purchase from the Ozaukee County Historical Society. Menu includes a hot dog, soda, water, and a cookie for $5.00

  • 2019-10-02 10:30 AM - 2019-10-02 11:30 AM

    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!

  • 2019-10-09 5:30 PM - 2019-10-09 7:30 PM

    CRAFTS FOR TEENS & GROWN-UPS (1:00 - 3:00 p.m. or 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.)

    The library will be offering craft and activity workshop for adults and those ages 12+.  Crafts vary in length of completion, but you are welcome to drop anytime during the time slots.  Space is very limited.  Registration is required and closes a week prior to each program.  Please visit the Adult Reference Desk, call the library at (262) 253-7760 or email Trisha at smithp@germantownlibrarywi.org to register.

    • Wednesday, October 9: Rustic Wooden Pumpkins
    • Thursday, November 14: String Art
    • Monday, December 2, 9 & 16: Holiday Crafts
  • 2019-10-09 5:30 PM - 2019-10-09 7:30 PM

    CRAFTS FOR TEENS & GROWN-UPS (1:00 - 3:00 p.m. or 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.)

    The library will be offering craft and activity workshop for adults and those ages 12+.  Crafts vary in length of completion, but you are welcome to drop anytime during the time slots.  Space is very limited.  Registration is required and closes a week prior to each program.  Please visit the Adult Reference Desk, call the library at (262) 253-7760 or email Trisha at smithp@germantownlibrarywi.org to register.

    • Wednesday, October 9: Rustic Wooden Pumpkins
    • Thursday, November 14: String Art
    • Monday, December 2, 9 & 16: Holiday Crafts
  • 2019-10-12 9:00 AM - 2019-10-12 10:00 AM

    Event Category: Friends of the Germantown Library

    Target Audience: Adults (18+)

    The Friends of the Germantown Community Library in Germantown, Wisconsin is a voluntary, non-profit group providing support and funding for the library.

    Meetings are held on the second Saturdays of the month at 9:00 a.m. at the library September - May.  All are welcome to attend!

    Visit the Friends website for additional information.

  • 2019-10-22 2:00 PM - 2019-10-22 3:00 PM

    TECH TALKS (Tuesdays @ 2:00 p.m.)

    Join us for informational sessions on using library resources and databases.  Each month we will focus on 1-2 different topics.  Registration is required.  Please call or visit the library to sign-up.

    • October 22: Pronunciator & Foreign Language Resources
  • 2019-11-09 9:00 AM - 2019-11-09 10:00 AM

    Event Category: Friends of the Germantown Library

    Target Audience: Adults (18+)

    The Friends of the Germantown Community Library in Germantown, Wisconsin is a voluntary, non-profit group providing support and funding for the library.

    Meetings are held on the second Saturdays of the month at 9:00 a.m. at the library September - May.  All are welcome to attend!

    Visit the Friends website for additional information.

  • 2019-11-14 1:00 PM - 2019-11-14 3:00 PM

    CRAFTS FOR TEENS & GROWN-UPS (1:00 - 3:00 p.m. or 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.)

    The library will be offering craft and activity workshop for adults and those ages 12+.  Crafts vary in length of completion, but you are welcome to drop anytime during the time slots.  Space is very limited.  Registration is required and closes a week prior to each program.  Please visit the Adult Reference Desk, call the library at (262) 253-7760 or email Trisha at smithp@germantownlibrarywi.org to register.

    • Thursday, November 14: String Art
    • Monday, December 2, 9 & 16: Holiday Crafts
  • 2019-11-14 5:30 PM - 2019-11-14 7:30 PM

    CRAFTS FOR TEENS & GROWN-UPS (1:00 - 3:00 p.m. or 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.)

    The library will be offering craft and activity workshop for adults and those ages 12+.  Crafts vary in length of completion, but you are welcome to drop anytime during the time slots.  Space is very limited.  Registration is required and closes a week prior to each program.  Please visit the Adult Reference Desk, call the library at (262) 253-7760 or email Trisha at smithp@germantownlibrarywi.org to register.

    • Thursday, November 14: String Art
    • Monday, December 2, 9 & 16: Holiday Crafts
  • 2019-12-14 9:00 AM - 2019-12-14 10:00 AM

    Event Category: Friends of the Germantown Library

    Target Audience: Adults (18+)

    The Friends of the Germantown Community Library in Germantown, Wisconsin is a voluntary, non-profit group providing support and funding for the library.

    Meetings are held on the second Saturdays of the month at 9:00 a.m. at the library September - May.  All are welcome to attend!

    Visit the Friends website for additional information.