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2022 Summer Program Guide

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Greenfield Public Library Summer 2022 Programs This summer we will be offering in person programs with a virtual option for many programs Virtual programs will be held through Zoom meetings or on our Facebook page You do not need a Facebook account to view the programs Recordings will be on Facebook for at least one week for you to view at your convenience Find us at facebook com greenfieldpubliclibrary Summer Reading Challenges June 1 August 31 Summer Reading Challenges are not just for kids We have reading challenges for all ages whether you re 1 100 or somewhere in between Sign up for a reading challenge in person at the Children s Desk or the Adult Reference Desk or online at greenfieldlibrary beanstack org BOOK DISCUSSIONS Sci Fi Book Club In Person Second Tuesday of the Month 7 00 8 00 PM June 14 July 12 Are you a hard core fan who loves reading science fiction Or maybe you ve never read any and are curious about the genre This book club is aimed at Sci Fi aficionados and newcomers alike showcasing both new soft science fiction titles and hard classics Get outside of the norm and join us in reading and discussing some great innovative novels Contact Gabriel at Gabriel scuglik greenfieldwi us or 414 321 9595 ext 4101 for more information June 14 2001 A Space Odyssey by Arthur C Clarke July 12 The Man in the High Castle by Philip K Dick CHILDREN FAMILY PROGRAMS Rhythm Rhyme Time In Person and Zoom Mondays 9 30 10 00 10 30 11 00 AM June 6 July 25 no program June 20 July 4 Join us for 30 minutes of songs and rhymes to encourage singing dancing and playing Nursery rhymes have never been so fun Space is limited Registration is required Register in person or call the Children s Desk at 414 321 9595 ext 4114 Lap Sit Story Time In Person and Facebook Tuesdays 10 30 11 00 AM June 7 July 26 Online only June 21 facebook com greenfieldpubliclibrary Join us for a half hour of stories rhymes and silly songs It s the best way for any child to start the day Recommended for ages 6 months 3 years but ALL ages are welcome Space is limited Registration is required Register in person or call the Children s Desk at 414 321 9595 ext 4114 History Book Club In Person and Zoom Fourth Tuesday of the Month 7 00 8 00 PM June 28 July 26 The History Book Club is a critical yet social conversation for those who enjoy learning about and discussing history All are welcome even those who did not read but enjoy history We will be meeting live at Greenfield Library but you can also join us virtually via Zoom Contact Phil at phils greenfieldwi us or 414 321 9595 ext 4116 for more details and to register June 28 The Feud The Hatfields McCoys The True Story by Dean King July 26 The Year 1000 When Explorers Connected the World and Globalization Began by Valerie Hansen

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ADAPTIVE AND SENSORY Adaptive Sensory Story Time for Adults with Special Needs In Person Second and Fourth Thursdays of the Month 11 30 AM 12 00 June 9 23 July 14 28 Join us for stories music arts crafts projects Registration is encouraged Register in person or by phone 414 321 9595 ext 4127 or visit our website at www greenfieldlibrary org BOOK DISCUSSIONS Please call 414 321 9595 or visit the reference desk to reserve a copy of the book Adult Book Discussion In Person and Zoom Second Wednesday of the Month 7 00 8 00 PM June 8 July 13 Meet us at the library to talk about books or join the discussion on Zoom For the Zoom meeting link contact Cassandra at cassandra harlan greenfieldwi us June 8 Count the Ways by Joyce Maynard July 13 The Invisible Life of Addie LaRue by V E Schwab CHILDREN FAMILY PROGRAMS Toddler Story Time In Person and Facebook Wednesdays 10 30 11 00 AM June 8 July 27 facebook com greenfieldpubliclibrary Join Ms Christine for stories songs and fun activities Recommended for ages 1 3 years but all ages are welcome Caregivers stay with children during the program Space is limited and registration is required Call 414 321 9595 ext 4114 to register Morning Story Time with Mr Mark Oceans of Possibilities In Person and Facebook Thursdays 10 30 11 00 AM June 9 July 28 facebook com greenfieldpubliclibrary Join Mr Mark for stories possible and impossible principally related to water oceans lakes rivers storms sinks and buckets All ages welcome Outdoor Family Story Time In Person At the AMP in Konkel Park 5151 W Layton Ave Sundays 11 00 11 30 AM June 5 July 31 no program July 3 Join Miss Gloria Ms Christine and Mr Mark our Library storytellers during the Greenfield Farmer s Market each Sunday for fun stories throughout June and July Appropriate for children of all ages and family members Caregivers stay with their children under 8 In the case of inclement weather the program will be canceled

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CHILDREN FAMILY PROGRAMS Lego Club In Person Mondays 6 00 7 00 PM June 13 July 11 Kids of all ages are welcome to join Lego Club We ll have a theme or challenge build our creations and share our creations with the rest of the group Legos will be provided Space is limited and registration is required Email Ms Christine at christinej greenfieldwi us or call 414 321 9595 ext 4127 to register Family Movies In Person Tuesdays at 1 30 PM June 7 July 26 Watch new family movies on our big screen All movies are rated PG June 7 Sing 2 1 50 runtime June 14 Encanto 1 39 runtime June 21 Space Jam A New Legacy 1 55 runtime June 28 Boss Baby Family Business 1 47 runtime July 5 Raya and the Last Dragon 1 54 runtime July 12 Addams Family 2 1 33 runtime July 19 Clifford the Big Red Dog 1 37 runtime ADULT PROGRAMS Master Gardener Workshop Series In Person One Thursday a Month 6 30 7 30 PM June 9 July 7 August 11 Come and learn from local native plant and gardening experts about various topics that are pertinent in having a healthy garden and landscape on your property These workshops will be a valuable resource for those taking part in our Seed Library Attendees are also welcome to talk to other gardeners ask the experts questions and even swap plants Adult Spelling Bee In Person Tuesday July 19 6 30 7 30 PM Register to compete in our upcoming Adult Spelling Bee Enjoy a fun and light atmosphere while competing against your friends and neighbors in an old school spelling bee just like you re back in 5th grade To register contact Gabriel at gabriel ccuglik greenfieldwi us or 414 321 9595 ext 4101 Seed Library Available throughout the growing season Do you love gardening and seeing your plants grow over the course of the season until they are ready to harvest Are you eco minded and want to help sustain our ecosystem If you answered yes to either then you would love our Seed Library We have over 100 000 seeds for native Wisconsin plants and heirloom fruits veggies and herbs all of which are available for free to our community along with helpful resources Stop into the library today and check out our display July 26 Luca 1 41 runtime Kid Crafts to Go Facebook Wednesdays 1 30 PM June 8 July 27 facebook com greenfieldpubliclibrary Each week the materials for two new crafts will be available for pickup at the Children s Desk Instructions will be posted on our Facebook page Wednesdays at 1 30 PM but the videos will stay up so you can get crafting when you re ready Registration is required You can register through the link on the Facebook event or through our website www greenfieldlibrary org kids and families programs events php Registration will open one week in advance Greenfield Library Art Fair Sunday July 17 9 00 AM 2 00 PM New Location Konkel Park 5151 W Layton Ave Join us for the 4th Annual Greenfield Library Art Fair Each year we showcase the artwork of a variety of local artists New location this year In collaboration with the Greenfield Farmer s Market the Art Fair will be held at Konkel Park Stop by check out the art and support your local artists If you are interested in participating please contact Gloria at gloriam greenfieldwi us for more information

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ADULT PROGRAMS CHILDREN FAMILY PROGRAMS Photographing the Zoo How to Take Great Wildlife Photographs at the Zoo In Person Tuesday June 21 6 00 8 00 PM Everybody loves a day at the Zoo even better when you bring home some great photos Wisconsin Master Naturalist and Photographer Kevin Hanley will join us to discuss some of the pitfalls to avoid and how to deal with the manmade environment to make your zoo photos shine This class will not only cover cameras but also provide helpful tips for smartphone and amateur photographers too including a few basic photo concepts and suggested camera settings Photographers of all ages and skill levels are welcome Contact Phil at phils greenfieldwi us or 414 321 9595 ext 4116 to register STEAM The Library In Person Wednesdays 2 30 3 30 PM June 8 July 27 Kids ages 8 13 are invited to our series on STEAM which stands for Science Technology Engineering Art and Math Join us for experiments crafts and activities that explore our world Space is limited and registration is required Email Ms Christine at christinej greenfieldwi us or call 414 321 9595 ext 4127 to register Senior Ambassador Program In Person First Friday of the Month 11 00 AM 12 00 PM May 6 June 3 The Senior Ambassador program is designed to assist older adults in accessing many life enhancing services It is a partnership between the Milwaukee County Department on Aging and the Retired and Senior Volunteer Program RSVP The Senior Ambassador Specialist will meet one on one with older adults and or their caregivers The Ambassador is trained to assist with information and referrals regarding meals medical care transportation legal issues and more Contact Sherril at sherrilw greenfieldwi us or 414 321 9595 ext 4105 with any questions May 6 Ronald Winkler Historical Society member will present Walking Tours in Bayview June 3 Shaunna Dolny Mitchell International Airport Employee will present Mitchell Airport Museum Gallery June 13 Mary Tooley Art in a Suitcase A Whale of a Program In addition to whales it features sharks seahorses jellyfish octopuses and a giant squid And of course a short art project at the end The Greenfield Aces Cribbage Club In Person First and Third Fridays of the Month 2 00 4 00 PM June 3 17 July 1 15 Whether you are just interested in learning to play or have won a few Cribbage tournaments in your day the Greenfield Aces Cribbage Club is a perfect place for players of all levels to come together over a classic pastime Afternoons of Wonder In Person and Facebook Mondays 1 30 2 30 PM June 13 July 25 no program June 20 July 4 facebook com greenfieldpubliclibrary June 27 Magician Great Scott Children love magic And Scott loves performing his unique mix of comedy magic and stories for kids July 11 Miss Gloria and Mr Mark Two story time giants combined for one wonderful program Songs stories and silliness July 18 Dave Herzog s Marionettes Stars on Strings This amazing puppet show will enthrall and entertain all ages as the marionettes literally leap off the stage July 25 Greenfield Public Library Staff Talent Share Library staff showing and sharing their many varied and surprising talents Come see and cheer them on

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CHILDREN FAMILY PROGRAMS ADULT PROGRAMS Evenings of Wonder In Person and Facebook Thursdays 6 30 7 30 PM June 16 July 28 facebook com greenfieldpubliclibrary Tiny Art Show Display your artistic talents in our Tiny Art Show Starting Wednesday June 1 register online www greenfieldlibrary org adults programs events to pick up a tiny art kit containing everything you ll need to create your own mini masterpiece Kits include a 3 x 3 canvas acrylic paint and brushes Kits will be available starting Wednesday June 8 Return your completed art to be displayed at the library by Thursday June 30 The tiny art will be on exhibit for the month of July Art can be picked up by artists at the conclusion of the Tiny Art Show on Monday August 1 Open to patrons 13 years and older June 16 Wendy and DB Terrific kids music This is a virtual presentation of a fun positive energetic show We will have a viewing in the Community Room and keep the content on our Facebook page for one week June 23 Miss Christine and Mr Mark bring science and stories together like peanut butter and jelly or any other two things that go great together June 30 Wehr Nature Center Lake Michigan Treasures From fossils to pre historic fish to shipwrecks to drinking water we will explore the depths of this great lake This interactive program will include story telling map building water games and more that will help us all learn why we should love our great lake July 7 Mr Mark Stories in the Garden Enjoy the library s lovely Children s Garden with library storyteller Mr Mark If weather is rough we will meet in the Children s Library July 14 Naturalist David Stokes Have to Have a Habitat Animals Off the Beaten Path Join David as he shows us a fun and furry good time using sign language humor puppets and live creatures July 21 Karl Debelack Amazing Paper Airplane Program Lift drag thrust gravity The same forces that work on real airplanes apply to paper airplanes as well Learn all about it and have fun while doing it Science is fun July 28 Sadarri and Company Storytelling Troupe Fun tastic Voyage Songs and Games Across the Seas This multi lingual troupe is sure to amaze and engage A Caribbean trickster tale interactive song in Spanish cool expressions in sign language and exciting African inspired game all combine for a whale of a good time Write Club A Club for Writers In Person Last Wednesday of the Month 6 30 8 00 PM June 29 July 27 This peer supported writing group will provide experienced and novice writers the chance to discuss the craft of writing do some writing exercises and celebrate one of our favorite pastimes From blogger to novelist to poet and beyond writers of all ages are welcome Contact Phil at phils greenfieldwi us or 414 321 9595 ext 4116 for more details Game Nights In Person Third Wednesday of the Month 6 30 8 00 PM June 15 July 20 Have some fun as Greenfield Library offers you chances to play games with members of the community and win Use that big brain of yours during our trivia session and get lucky during our bingo night Children and families are more than invited for bingo night Contact Phil at phils greenfieldwi us for more details June 15 Big Brain Trivia July 20 Bingo Open Acoustic Jams In Person First Wednesdays of the Month 6 00 7 30 PM June 1 July 6 Grab your guitar banjo ukulele or any other unplugged instruments you may have and bring them to the Greenfield Library Bring some friends and play with fellow community members Can t fit your piano through the door Play ours Can t play Stomp and sing along Let s make some great and safe music together

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EBOOKS AND ELECTRONIC CONTENT Wisconsin s Digital Library Enjoy eBooks audiobooks and movies on your mobile device or computer Download the Libby app to get started or visit Wisconsin s Digital Library Online Hoopla Hoopla has eBooks audiobooks movies music and comics available for checkout with no wait NEW ONLINE RESOURCES Brainfuse HelpNow HelpNow offers one to one homework help from live online tutors who are professional instructors They have experience and knowledge to guide students and follow statealigned skill building lessons to help students master key academic areas Brainfuse JobNow JobNow provides live interactive online help combined with online resources to guide you through the tasks necessary to get a job For current library hours and possible Covid 19 pandemic changes to our services please check our website before you visit All programs are free and require no registration unless stated otherwise in the program description 5310 W Layton Ave Greenfield WI 53220 414 321 9595 www greenfieldlibrary org