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Staff members from the Greenfield Public Library will write about recent developments at the library, staff book recommendations, new materials, updates on the new library, upcoming events and programs, and highlights of specific collections. For more information about the Greenfield Public Library, check out our web site.

Upcoming Events at GPL - Week of Monday, July 22

Welcome Back Greenfield Public Library Patrons.

The Library has been bustling with activity this summer and will continue through July.  Please see some of the planned activities scheduled for this week and plan your schedule accordingly.  All events are free and do not require prior registration.

“Can You Dig It” Story Time – Monday, July 22 at 10:30am

Come on into the Children’s Library to hear some great stories and have some great fun.  You are bound to have a good time.  Parents and guardians are required to stay with children at this activity.

 

“Bubbleology” with Science Entertainer Karl Debelack – Monday, July 22 at 1:30pm

Become a master Bubble-ologist while watching Karl Debelack dazzle your eyes with a wide variety of bubbles.  Then, you get to make your own bubbles outside.  Learn all about those mysterious soapy spheres here on Monday afternoon in the Community Room.

 

Family Movie – Tuesday, July 23 at 2:00pm

Every Tuesday through July 30 in the Community Room, Greenfield Library shows a film that the entire family can enjoy.  All movies are rated G or PG and are fun for all.  Snacks will be served in the cool, air-conditioned room making movie viewing time a relaxing experience.  For a list of movies, come to the event or ask at the Children’s Library Reference Desk.

 

Teen Rubber Ducky Decorating – Wednesday, July 24, 2013 at 2:00pm

Hey teens!  Ever want to paint some ducks?  Well, are you in luck!  Come in on Wednesday and put your creativity to the test by transforming plain, boring white rubber duckies and turning them into masterful works of art.  Prizes will be awarded for the most unique ducks.  Come down and paint some ducks.

 

Stories in the Garden with Mr. Mark – Thursday, July 25 at 6:30pm

Take a chance to hear some great stories in GPL’s beautiful children’s garden.  Enjoy a splendid evening, taking in the sights and smells of beautiful flowers and the sounds of great storytelling and children’s laughter.  This event is weather permitting.

 

Get a Leg Up on the Next Book Club – The Language of Flowers – Wednesday, September 11

Since the monthly Book Club is on hiatus for the month of August, now would be a great time to get ahead for September’s installment by reading The Language of Flowers by Vanessa Diffenbaugh.  The book revolves around Victoria, an 18-year old who had been kicked around the foster care system.  Having a hard time getting close to anyone, she connects with people through her unique knowledge of flowers and their meanings.  While we don’t want to give away the plot, we want to help you get a copy of the book and encourage you to come to our book club on Wednesday, September 11.

 

 

That’s it for this week.  Please come in and have a fun, cool time at Greenfield Public Library.

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