Greendale Public Library


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! It features excellent early literacy activities for every day of the year. 


Winter/Spring Youth Programs



Snack and Craft Program 
Dates:  Tuesdays, February 7, 14, 21, 28   
Time:  Drop in anytime between 3-4:30 pm

Come to the library right after school, have a snack, and do some crafts in a fun and creative environment.  Crafts are prepared for 5-11 year olds but all children are welcome.


Valentine Storytime Presented by Girl Scout Troop #1662
Date:  Monday, February 13th
Time:  6:30-7:30pm

Looking for some Valentine’s Day fun?  Children will love songs, stories, and crafts about love, family, and friendship!


Moving and Grooving Storytime
Dates:  Wednesdays, March 8, 15, 22, 29
Time:  9:30-10:15 am

Have a ball at this lively story session with wonderful picture books, action songs, rhymes, and lots of movement activities.  Ages 2-3 ½.  Craft included for first 20 children.


Fun and Fitness Storytime Presented by Greendale Public Library and Health Department
Dates:  Wednesdays, April 5, 12, 19, 26
Time:  2:30-3:15 pm

Learning while having fun is what this storytime is all about!  Ages 3-5.   Picture books, songs, exercise, and rhymes highlighting nutrition and fitness.  This storytime will get the childrens’ hearts pumping and mind engaged.


Kohl’s Wild Theater
April 9th from 1:00-2:00pm

What We Eat! This 30-minute mix of short skits will feature the importance of food to both animals and people. This show features a range of animal puppets that all eat food in different ways. Topics include healthy eating for humans, urban gardening, sustainable seafood and the food chain. This shorter show can be tailored to fit a wide range of audience ages and venue sizes. Most appropriate for grades Pre-K through 5 and families with children of all ages.


Train Day at the Library!
Thursday, April 20th from 10:00am – 7:30pm

There will be trains to play with and train activities for the whole family! 
Milwaukee Art Museum presents Kohl's Color Wheels will also be onsite in the evening from 6:00-7:30pm. Milwaukee Art Museum presents Kohl’s Color Wheels is designed as a drop-in art making program for the whole family.


Dark Don’t Scare Me
Date:  Monday, May 22nd
Time:  4-5 pm

Exclusively for 9-11 year olds, Dark Don’t Scare Me includes “in the dark” fun and games.  Bring your flashlight and a friend! 


Open Lego Play
Dates:  Mondays, April 3, 10, 17, 24
Time: 4-5 pm

We provide the Legos.  Use your imagination to create a project…or pick one of our challenge cards for you to take your Lego building to the next level.  Lego creations will be displayed.  All ages are welcome.  Duplo blocks will be available for toddlers.