Adult Programs and Events
|Senior Ambassador Program|
In partnership with the Milwaukee County Department on Aging and Interfaith Older Adult Programs, the Senior Ambassador Program is designed to reach out to these older adults to educate them on available services and resources.
Drop In Hours:
Tues. Jan. 17 1 -3 PM Tues. Feb. 14 1 - 3 PM
Thur. Jan. 19 5:30 - 7:00 PM Thurs. Feb. 16 5:30 - 7:00 PM
Thur. Jan. 26 10 AM - 12 Noon Thurs. Feb. 23 10 AM - 12 Noon
Poetry Open Mic Night
Friday, April 21 from 6:30-8 p.m.
Celebrate National Poetry Month by sharing your own composition or reading favorite poem before a supportive audience! Contact the library at (414) 423-2136 (or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org) to book a time slot and tell us about your performance.
Unfinished Craft Meetup
Monday, March 20 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.
March is National Craft Month, the perfect time to get re-inspired and take control of your unfinished craft projects (aka UFCs). Bring YOUR UFC (knitting, sewing, embroidery, paper craft or other project) to the library and work on it with other crafters in a relaxed social setting. Registration required. Contact the library at (414) 423-2136 (or email@example.com)
Coffee and Donuts with the Library Director and a Guest
Last Friday of the month from 9:30-10:30am
Visit the library and discuss ideas about library programming and services and also chat with a different Village guest each month. The guest could be a Village Trustee, a Department Head, a Library Trustee or other members of the community and community organizations!
Resume 101- First Steps to Building your Resume. Presented by the Goodwill Workforce Connection Center/ Greendale
Saturdays from 10am-noon. Registration Required
A resume has become a necessary tool in the world of job search and employment applications. Make it work to your advantage by learning what employers look for in a resume and what style best markets your strengths. In this workshop you will be prepared to create your personal resume tailored for specific job postings.
February 18, March 25, April 22
Presented by Eleanor Nowacki, PT, Guild Certified Feldenkrais Practioner from Aurora St. Luke’s Pain Management Center.
Wednesday, March 15 from 6-7:00pm
Please register by calling the library at 414-423-2136
Participants are led through a series of structured exercises that involve thinking, sensing and imagining while moving. After your first session, you may find yourself standing a little taller or feeling a little lighter!
Digital Content 101
4th Wednesday of the month from 10:30-12:00 and the 2nd Sunday of the month from 1:00-3:00pm
One-on-one expert guidance to get you started with the library's digital collection! Drop in with your device of choice (tablet, e-reader, smartphone, computer) and we will guide you through any step or the whole process of using library e-books, e-audiobooks or digital magazines. No experience necessary. No appointments necessary.
Adult Basic Computer Classes
Monday evenings from 6:30pm to 7:45pm Registration Required - Limit 13
February 6- Email Basics- Part 1: Creating a Gmail account, sending an email, etc.
February 20- Email Basics- Part 2: Inserting pictures, including attachments, creating folders
March 6 – Email Basics- Part 3: Google Apps
March 20- Internet Basics
April 3 – MS Word 2013 Basics – What are the big changes?
April 17- Applying for jobs online
Community Health and Wellness Series with Kathy Schuh, Practice Representative with Krsko Chiropractic Clinic- Registration Required
3rd Tuesdays from 6:00pm- 7:00pm
February 21st- Detoxifying Your Life
March 21st- Lowering Cholesterol Naturally
Monday Matinee Movie Series
Grab some popcorn and join us in our Community Room for our Monday Matinee Movie Series! Series offers free showings of recent, popular films at 2:00 p.m. on the following Monday afternoons:
This is a free adult program. No registration required.
Color Me Calm
Color Me Calm, Meets every 2nd Monday 6:00-7:30
Greendale Public Library invites you to enjoy a stress free evening of coloring fun and intricate coloring pages designed just for adults. This is a free program for ages 18 and up. The library will provide the materials but feel free to bring in your own supplies. Registration is not required, just drop in! For more information call 414-423-2136.
Jan 9, Feb 6, March 6, April 3
Brown Bag Book Club
Brown Bag Book Club, Meets every 2nd Thursday 12:00-1:30pm
Brown Bag Book Club provides the perfect opportunity to hear about new books, see what others have been reading, and share your own recent reads with other book lovers. The Book Club meets every 2nd Tuesday of the month at 12:00pm in the Greendale Community Room. Bring your lunch and we will provide the dessert! There is no registration, just drop in!Dates:
Jan 12, Feb 9, March 9, April 13
Books on Screen Book Club
Books on Screen Book Club Meets every 1st Thursday of the Month 6:00-7:30
Jan 5, Feb 2, March 2, Apr 6
Tech Tuesdays – One-on-one Technology Help
Need help with your computer, tablet, or other device? Stumped by email, the Internet, or your smartphone? Greendale High School MacPac volunteers offer free one-on-one technology help at the Community Learning Center from 4-6 p.m. on the following Tuesday evenings:
1/3, 1/17, 1/31
4/11, 4/25Drop in help is available on a first come, first served basis. Appointments are encouraged and appreciated. Contact the library at (414) 423-2136 (or firstname.lastname@example.org) for additional information or to set up an appointment.