Greendale Public Library

Adult Programs and Events


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 13- The Impossible

February 10- Hundred Foot Journey

March 9- The 33

April 13- Book of Henry

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 6, February 3, March 2, April 6, May 4, June 8, July 6, August 3, September 14,October 5, November 2, December 7



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.

January 7,21

February 4,25

March 10,24

April 14,28

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
Dec. 12,26
Jan. 9,23
Feb. 13,27

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 January 15- Understanding Dementia with Marilyn Lange from SAGE
Wed February 12- Light of the Lakes with Phil Block
Wed March 18- Conquering Back Pain with Adam Cosson from Elite Sport & Spine

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!




simple joy yoga

Introduction to Yoga with Cari Terry from Simple Joy Yoga
Friday February 7
10:00-10:45 a.m.
Community Room
Registration Required

Curious about yoga? Not sure where to start? Then join us for a quick intro to yoga in a low-stress and non-judgmental environment. You’ll learn about the benefits of yoga, what to expect in a yoga class and try some beginner yoga poses.Please bring a yoga mat or beach towel.

sugar scrub

DIY Sugar Scrub

Tuesday February 11

 6:30-7:30 p.m.
Community Room
Registration Required

Come to the library and pamper yourself by creating your very own sugar scrub! Materials will be provided.

 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
Monday February 24
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.



Interviewing Skills -
Presented by the Goodwill Workforce Connection Center/Greendale
In Partnership with the Greendale Park and Recreation Department
Monday March 16
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.


Medicare 101 with Dave and Kelly Zauner
Tuesday March 24
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.