Programs and Events

Summer Programs and Events

Most programs will be held virtually through Zoom meetings or on our Facebook page at www.facebook.com/greenfieldpubliclibrary. 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.

 

Storywalk in the Children’s Garden

It’s as easy as a walk in the park. Stroll through our Children’s Garden and enjoy our StoryWalk! Pages from a children’s book will be displayed along a path and you can read and follow along as you take in the garden and the outdoors. There will be a new book displayed every few weeks. It’s a great way to practice active reading, get a little exercise, and enjoy the weather.

 

The StoryWalk® Project was created by Anne Ferguson of Montpelier, VT and developed in collaboration with the Kellogg-Hubbard Library.  StoryWalk® is a registered service mark owned by Ms. Ferguson.

 

STEAM @ Home

Wednesdays, 2:30-3:30 PM

June 9-July 28
 

Kids ages 8-13 are invited to our series on STEAM—which stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Math. 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. Each week we will release STEAM kits available for pickup at the Children's Desk. Registration is required and will open up one week in advance of the program.

 

Registration is open for the June 23rd STEAM @ Home kits. Please register here.

 

Kids Crafts to Go

Wednesdays, 1:30-2:00 PM
June 9-July 28

Weekly craft kits are back for summer! Each week, we will release the materials for two new crafts 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. Registration will open one week in advance.

 

Registration is open for the June 23rd Kids Craft to Go kits. Please register here.

 

Children’s Garden Club Kits to Go

Wednesdays
June 23, July 7, July 21

Several times during the summer, we will make children’s garden kits available for pickup at the Children’s Desk. These kits have everything kids will need to plant their own small garden anywhere! Instructions will be included in the kit and posted on our Facebook page Wednesdays at 3:30 PM, but the videos will stay up so you can start planting when you’re ready. Registration is required. Registration will open one week in advance.

June 23: Vegetable Kit
July 7: Herb Kit
July 21: Flower Kit

 

Registration is closed for the June 23rd Children's Garden Club Kits. 

 

Lego Club

Mondays, 6:00-7:00 PM

June 28 & July 19
 

Come join the club for Master Builders! This program will take place on Zoom. We’ll post a Lego challenge on our Facebook page, then join Ms. Christine on Zoom to make and share your creations with other Lego builders. Email Ms. Christine at christinej@greenfieldwi.us or call (414) 321-9595 ext. 4127 for Zoom login information.

 

Afternoons of Wonder

Mondays, 1:30-2:30 PM
June 14-July 26
All programs will be live on our Facebook page.

 

June 14: Dave Herzog’s Marionettes “The Furry Follies.” Dave’s amazing marionettes will sing, dance, juggle, fly, and generally astound!

June 21: David Stokes “Wildlife Tails and Tales.” Explore wildlife with tails with Naturalist/Educator/Entertainer David Stokes for a fun and furry good time using sign language, humor, puppets, and live creatures.

June 28: Librarian Miss Gloria joins Mr. Mark for a double dose of story time fun! What will they do? Watch to find out!

July 12: Magician Matt Morgan and Liliana share their marvelous, magnificent magic show. How do they do it? Magic!

July 19: Mary Tooley “Art in a Suitcase- True Tales about Tales.” Mary shares facts and fun about different animal tails. Tails can balance, grab, propel, and even fall off!

July 26: Mr. Mark and Children’s Librarian Miss Christine give double the story time experience.

 

Evenings of Wonder

Thursdays, 6:30-7:30 PM
June 17-July 29
All programs will be live on our Facebook page.

 

June 17: Storyteller Donna Washington provides us a special prerecorded story time just for Greenfield Public Library. Donna is an extremely talented, nationally recognized storyteller from North Carolina. You will absolutely love this.

June 24: “Miss Jamie’s Farm.” Miss Jamie takes the audience on a musical storytelling adventure to her “farm,” where they sing, dance, laugh and learn together. Miss Jamie and her vibrant, engaging programs can be found on YouTube, and many other social media platforms.

July 1: “Story, Story, Who’s got a Story?” Join library storyteller Mr. Mark as he tells stories for you. Cause that’s what storytellers do.

July 8: Wehr Nature Center’s “The Tales of Tracks and Trails" will introduce children to the tales told by our wild animal neighbors through the clues they leave behind.

July 15: Karl Debelack science educator extraordinaire brings his always popular “Bubbleology” program back to the GPL. Pay attention, and learn all his amazing bubble tricks!

July 22: Greenfield Staff Talent Share. The staff here at the Greenfield Library can do so many wonderful things! They've volunteered to come and share with us. Cheer them on!

July 29: “The Tail End.” Mr. Mark with stories of tails, and happy endings. Everyone likes happy endings!