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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.

A Celebration of Arts and Crafts at Greenfield Library

Hello Again Blog Readers! 

Greenfield Library is brimming with activity for both young and old.  Read below to see some of the exciting activities awaiting you at the Library. 

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STUDENT ART ON DISPLAY 

Celebrate Youth Student Art Month at the Greenfield Library with a reception in the Community Room on Sunday, March 2 from 1:00-5:00pm.  There will be a “Make and Take” project sponsored by the Milwaukee Art Museum and Kohl’s Family Fun, as well as light refreshments.  The art, created by Greenfield public school students will be on display throughout March in the library Community Room, Children’s Library, lobby display case, and on the second floor mezzanine area.  Artwork on display in the Community Room will be available for viewing Monday evenings from 5:00-8:00pm (except March 31), Wednesdays from 10:00-3:00pm (except March 26), Fridays from 10:00-5:30pm and Sundays from 1:00-4:00pm.   

DR. SEUSS BIRTHDAY PARTY 

“I am what I am! That’s a great thing to be! If I say so myself, HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO ME!” 

All are invited to a Dr. Seuss Birthday Party on Tuesday, March 4 at 6:30pm in the Greenfield Library Community Room.  We will have stories, crafts, fun, and of course…cake!  The event is free and no registration is required. 

PET CRAFTS PROGRAM 

Whether it is your dog, your grandma’s cat, or your friend’s box turtle, every pet deserves a toy.  All middle and high school students are invited to attend a FREE Pet Craft Creation workshop on Tuesday, March 11 from 3:00-4:30pm in the Greenfield Library Community Room.  We will make rope dog bones or fleece cat toys to take home to your pet.  Maybe we will have that turtle craft session in the future. 

ADULT BOOK CLUB REUNITES 

The Greenfield Book Discussion group meets again Wednesday, March 12 at 7:00pm to discuss Lorna Landvik’s novel Angry Housewives Eating Bon Bons.  This book brings together a group of diverse women over forty years and their own personal book club and interactions.  What will they say and do next?  I guess that you will just have to get the book and find out.  Request a copy of the book online at http://countycat.mcfls.org or call us at 414-321-9595 x104. 

DEEP IN THE STACKS: JOHNNY CASH 

February 26 would have marked the 82nd birthday of country legend, Johnny Cash.  Much of the “Man in Black’s” deep bass-voiced music echoed themes of sorrow, love, and redemption.  Cash influenced countless artists and left a large body of music at his death, including “Folsom Prison Blues,” “Ring of Fire,” “A Boy Named Sue,” and his much acclaimed American Recording sessions with producer Rick Rubin in his later years. 

When Johnny Cash sang, whether he wrote the song or not, he owned the song, with that deep, gravelly voice mixed with the Tennessee 3’s boom-chicka sound.  He was not only a country legend, but a music legend, and he is deeply missed.  The following are some of the holdings from and about the Man in Black at Greenfield Library. 

ADULT

-Cash – Editors of Rolling Stone Magazine     781.642 CASH

-Cash:  The Autobiography – Johnny Cash/Patrick Carr     LP 781.642 CASH

-Johnny Cash: The Life – Robert Hilburn     BIO CASH, Johnny 

KIDS 

-Up Close: Johnny Cash: A Twentieth-Century Life – Anne E. Neimark     J BIO CASH, Johnny 

MUSIC CD 

-American Recordings     CD COU CAS      

-American III: Solitary Man     CD COU CAS

-American IV: The Man Comes Around      CD COU CAS  

-American V: A Hundred Highways     CD COU CAS        

-American VI: Ain’t No Grave     CD COU CAS

-Biggest Hits     CD COU CAS

-God     CD REL CAS

-Gospel Collection     CD REL CAS

-I Walk the Line     CD COU CAS

-Love     CD COU CAS

-The Mystery of Life     CD COU CAS

-Ring of Fire: The Johnny Cash Musical Show: Original Broadway Cast Recording     CD MUS RIN

-The Sun Years     CD COU CAS

-Wanted Man     CD COU CAS 

DVD 

Walk the Line – DVD WAL 

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Thank you for reading and we look forward to seeing you at Greenfield Library soon.

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