Programs and Events

Rhythm & Rhyme Time (In Person & Zoom)

Mondays, 9:30-10:00 AM and 10:30-11:00 AM

January 9 – April 24

Join us for a half hour of songs and rhymes to encourage singing, dancing, and playing. Nursery rhymes have never been so fun! Email Gloria at gloriam@greenfieldwi.us for Zoom login directions.

Lap Sit Story Time (In Person & Facebook)

Tuesdays, 9:30-10:00 AM and 10:30-11:00 AM

January 10 – April 25

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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!

Lego Club (In Person)

Tuesday, 6:00-7:00 PM
December 6, January 3, February 7, March 7, April 11, May 2

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.

Toddler Story Time (In Person & Facebook)

Wednesdays, 10:30-11:00 AM

January 11 – April 26

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Join Ms. Christine for stories, songs, and fun activities! Recommended for ages 1-3 years, but all ages are welcome! Caregivers must stay with children during the program.

Story Time with Mr. Mark: We Are Family (In Person & Facebook)

Thursdays, 10:30-11:00 AM and 6:30-7:00 PM

January 5 – February 23

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Join Mr. Mark for stories of family: parents, siblings, grandparents, pets, and more. Stories take place in the Children’s Library. Caregivers stay with the children during the program. Thursday morning’s program will be in person and simultaneously saved to our Facebook page. Thursday evening’s program will be in person only. Families will be asked to stay together and keep distance from others.

Story Time with Mr. Mark: Big Time (In Person & Facebook) 

Thursdays, 10:30-11:00 AM and 6:30-7:00 PM

March 9 – April 27

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Join Mr. Mark for stories about things that are big: giants, elephants, dinosaurs, feelings, and more. Stories take place in the Children’s Library. Caregivers stay with the children during the program. Thursday morning’s program will be in person and simultaneously saved to our Facebook page. Thursday evening’s program will be in person only. Families will be asked to stay together and keep distance from others.

Peeps-O-Rama: A Literary-Themed Peep Diorama Contest (In Person & Facebook)

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Build a diorama using peeps candy and a shoe box depicting a scene from one of your favorite books. Age categories: Kids 7 and under, Youth 8-12, Teen 13-17, Adult 18+, Staff. For more information, contact Gloria at gloriam@greenfieldwi.us or (414) 321-9595 ext. 4107.

April 10–16: Drop off your diorama at either Reference Desk.

April 17–23: The dioramas will be on display in the library and on Facebook. People can vote in-person or online for their favorite in each age category.

April 25: Winners will be announced.

Mommy and Me Tea Party (In Person)

Saturday, April 22, 1:00-2:00 PM

Our Mommy and Me Tea Party is back! Dress in your favorite Tea Party outfit and join us for tea, cookies, and crafts. Space is limited. Registration is required. Email Gloria at gloriam@greenfieldwi.us to register.

STEAM @ Home (Facebook)

Second and Fourth Wednesdays of the Month

2:30-3:30 PM

November 23, January 11 & 25, February 8 & 22, March 8 & 22, April 12 & 26

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Kids ages 8-13 are invited to our series on STEAM—which stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math. Twice a month, we will release STEAM kits available for pickup at the Children's Desk. Instructional videos will be posted on our Facebook page Wednesdays at 2:30 PM, but videos will stay up so you can do the experiment at your convenience. Registration is required and will open up one week in advance of the program. Register on our website (www.greenfieldlibrary.org/kids-and-families/programs-events.php).

Pajama Story Time (In Person & Facebook)

Second Saturday of the Month, 6:00-6:45 PM

January 14, February 11, March 11, April 8

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One Saturday a month, after the library is closed, we open the Community Room for a special pajama story time. Children are invited to come in their pj’s or regular clothes, and to bring pillows, blankets, or stuffed animals. Program is in person and virtually saved to our Facebook page. Families will be asked to stay together, and keep distance form others.

Read Across America Day (In Person)

Thursday, March 2, 6:00-7:30 PM

Celebrate Read Across America Day with this program focusing on the works of children’s author Mo Willems. There will be stories, activities, and cake!

Spring Story Time and Egg Hunt (In Person)

Saturday, April 1, 1:00-2:30 PM

Let’s celebrate the end of winter and the start of spring! Join us for spring stories, an egg hunt, crafts, games, and bunnies (not real ones).

Kid Crafts to Go (Facebook)

First Wednesday of the Month January 4, February 1, March 1, April 5

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Once a month, we will release the materials for two new crafts available for pickup at the Children's Desk. Instructional videos 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 and will open up one week in advance of the program. Register on our website (www.greenfieldlibrary.org/kids-and-families/programsevents.php). Registration will close and the link will be removed once registration is full.

Youth Art Month Opening Reception (In Person)

Sunday, March 5, 1:00-5:00 PM

Join us for the Opening Reception of Youth Art Month! We will be displaying local student artwork all month long. There will be a free drop-in make & take arts workshop suitable for family members of all ages from 1:00-3:00 PM.