Greendale Public Library


Adult Programs and Events

 



Year-Round Programs


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Monday Matinee Movie Series

Grab some popcorn and join us in our Community Room for our Monday Matinee Movie Series! Free showings of popular films at 2:00 p.m. on the following Monday afternoons:

Dates:

September 9- On the Basis of Sex

October 14- Searching for Bobby Fischer

November 11- Pursuit of Happyness

December 9- Shall We Dance?


This is a free adult program.  No registration required. 

Color Me Calm

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1st Monday of the Month
Color Me Calm 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!

Dates: 

January 7, February 4, March 4, April 1, May 6, June 3, July 1, August 5, September 9,October 7, November 4, December 2

 

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Tech Tuesdays

Greendale High School MacPac volunteers help provide one-on-one technology help Tuesday afternoons at the Greendale Public Library. 

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 Greendale Public Library.

 

The following Tuesdays:

3:00-5:00 p.m.

October 15,29

November 12,26 


Drop in help is available on a first come, first served basis.  Appointments are encouraged and appreciated.  Contact the library at (414) 423-2136 (or greendale.reference@greendale.org) for additional information or to set up an appointment.


Book a Librarian 

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2nd and 4th Thursday of the Month
Sept. 12,26
Oct. 10,24
Nov. 14

2:00-4:00 p.m.
Appointments Required

Would you like a personal introduction to resources available at the library? Need more time with a librarian than you can get over the phone or if you just walk in? Then Book a Librarian! Twice a month you can schedule a 30 minute session with a librarian for a tailored, fit for you based appointment with basic technical assistance on topics such as creating an email account, browsing the library’s catalog, downloading e-books and audiobooks, using online resources through the library’s website, or other technology basics.
*We are unable to install software or troubleshoot your personal devices. Also, we cannot offer medical, legal, tax, financial, business or personal advice.

Contact the library at (414) 423-2136 or greendale.reference@greendale.org for additional information or to set up an appointment.

Lunch and Learn Series

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Wed September 11- Medicare 101 with Dave Zauner 
Wed October 16- Experts in Arthritis with Dr. Mohiuddin, U.S Bone and Joint Initiative
Wed November 20- Frauds and Identity Theft Online with Courtney Anclam, AARP

12-1:30 p.m.
Registration Required

Bring a bagged lunch and listen to an informative presentation on a different topic each month. We will provide the dessert!

 


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Preparing for your First Job - Presented by the Goodwill Workforce Connection Center/Greendale
In Partnership with the Greendale Park and Recreation Department
Mon. September 23
5:30-7:00 p.m.
Community Room
Registration Appreciated

This workshop covers tips and techniques that young people will need to use when finding their first job. Discussion includes how to look for and apply to jobs, what makes a good resume and basic interview skills.


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Linkedin Workshop- Presented by the Goodwill Workforce Connection Center/Greendale
In Partnership with the Greendale Park and Recreation Department
Wed. September 24
5:30-7:00 pm
Community Room
Registration Required

Help maximize the use and visibility of your LinkedIn profile and how companies and recruiters utilize LinkedIn Recruiter.

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Medicare 101 with Dave and Kelly Zauner
Thurs. September 26
6:00-7:30 pm
Community Room
Registration Required

Confused about Medicare? Take the Medicare 101 seminar! Brought to you by David and Kelly Zauner of Medicare Strategies, LLC, this program will help you understand the ins and outs of Medicare.



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Understanding the Stock Market- Presented by Wisconsin Chapter of Better Investing President/Chairman Michele Rinka 
Wed. October 2
6:00-7:30 p.m.
Community Room
Registration Required

Have you ever wondered how the stock market works?  This BetterInvesting program will include basic investing information. There will be a description of stocks and bonds and the advantages and drawbacks of investing in each and their value over time. Why might one person invest in individual stocks while another would choose mutual funds? And if you are interested in investing, how do you do it?

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Spooky Encounters with the Paranormal Investigators of Milwaukee
Wed. October 23
6:30-7:30 p.m.
Community Room
Registration Appreciated

Join us for an evening with Paranormal Investigators of Milwaukee as they share their paranormal encounters.

job search

Maximize Your Job Search in the Current Online Job Market - Presented by the Goodwill Workforce Connection Center/Greendale
In Partnership with the Greendale Park and Recreation Department
Mon. October 28
5:30-7:00 p.m.
Community Room
Registration Appreciated

Overview of the strategies you need to optimize your online job search. The discussion includes tips for making sure your resume is the best it can be to help you get through the Applicant Tracking System and Online Applications.

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Cook the Cookbook Challenge- Appetizers
Tuesday November 5
Tuesday November 26
6:30-7:30 p.m.
Community Room
Registration Required

Explore new cookbooks and build your culinary repertoire with our Cook the Cookbook Challenge!

How the Challenge works:

Tues. Nov. 5 at 6:30pm in Community RoomParticipants meet in our Community Room to review a collection of hot new cookbook titles. Each participant chooses an appetizer recipe from one of the cookbooks to make for the group.
Tues. Nov. 26 at 6:30pm in Community Room
Group gathers again in our Community Room for a potluck dinner. Each participant brings the dish they chose to share and sample.



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Interviewing Skills - Presented by the Goodwill Workforce Connection Center/Greendale
In Partnership with the Greendale Park and Recreation Department
Mon. November 18
5:30-7:00 p.m.
Community Room
Registration Appreciated

This workshop provides information on how to prepare for your job interview. Includes a discussion of the types of questions asked and an opportunity to practice answering some of the most commonly asked questions.