Greendale Public Library

Adult Programs and Events

Adult Summer Reading Programs 2019

UFO Wisconsin-Watch The Sky Presented by Chad Lewis facebook_event_159406557977077 - Copy
Wednesday July 10
6:00-7:30 pm
Community Room

Join us as we welcome Chad Lewis! Wisconsin has a rich history of UFO and alien encounters. Each year hundreds of people witness something in the sky that they can't explain. Even more bizarre are those who believe that have come face to face with creatures not of this earth. This program looks at some of the most amazing UFO encounters WI has to offer.

galaxy bath bombsGalaxy Bath Bombs
Tuesday July 23
6:30-7:30 pm
Community Room
Registration Required

In honor of our Space Summer Reading Theme, come create out of this world bath bombs to pamper yourself, or to give as a gift!

Year-Round Programs

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:


January 14- Christopher Robin

February 11- Flipped

March 11- Loving

April 8- Hidalgo

May 13- Green Book

June 10- First Man

July 8- The Way

August 12- Operation Finale

This is a free adult program.  No registration required. 

Color Me Calm


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!


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



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 p.m.-5:00 p.m.

January 15,29
February 12,26
March 12
April 9,23
May 7

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 for additional information or to set up an appointment.

Book a Librarian 


2nd and 4th Thursday of the Month
May 9,23
Jun. 13,27
Jul. 11,25
Aug. 8,22

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 for additional information or to set up an appointment.

Lunch and Learn Series

lunch and learn                      
Wed. May 22- Estate Planning with Attorney Ryan Zenk from Elder Law Wisconsin
Wed. Jun. 19- Our Place in Space with Paul Borchardt Observatory Director, Milwaukee Astronomical Society
Wed. Jul. 24-  Harley Davidson Museum with Tim McCormick Harley Davidson Museum Public Relations
Wed. Aug. 21- 10 Common Garden Myths Busted with Joey Baird 

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!





Interview Skills Workshop- Presented by the Goodwill Workforce Connection Center/Greendale
March 18
April 22
May 20
5:30-7:30 p.m.
Meeting Room
Registration Appreciated
Nervous about your interview? Always wanted to know why an employer asks you certain questions? Attend this interactive workshop to learn interview tips and skills. Follow up appointment for 1 on 1 session can be arranged.


Cook the Cookbook Challenge
Tuesday April 30
Tuesday May 28
6:30 -7:30 p.m.
Meeting Room
Registration Required

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

How the Challenge works:
Tues. Apr. 30 at 6:30pm in Meeting Room – Participants meet in our Community Room to review a collection of hot new cookbook titles. Each participant chooses a recipe from one of the cookbooks to make for the group.
Tues. May 28 at 6:30pm in Meeting Room – Group gathers again in our Community Room for a potluck dinner. Each participant brings the dish they chose to share and sample.