July 2018
Summer Reading Club June 1-August 1
Janiece Jaffe: Heartfelt TrioFeatured
Janiece Jaffe Portrait
Mon., July 9
7-8 PM
Greenfield GBC Community Rm.

Jaffe combines outstanding technique with a wide range of expression. She'll sing as lead vocalist with Curtis Cantwell Jackson on guitar and Michael Beck on percussion. This trio performs a mix of jazz and pop standards.

This free concert is co-sponsored by the Friends of the Hancock County Public Library.
Billy Yank: Civil War Soldier
Civil War Soldier
Tue., July 17,
7-8 PM,  Greenfield
GBC Comm. Rm.
Grade 4 thru Adult

Kevin Stonerock performs as William H. Fentress in 1864, on leave from the Union Army at his home in Henry County, IN. The character was a real individual.

Stonerock's presentation deals with issues common to northern soldiers of the Civil War: camp life, battlefield experiences, army humor, food, equipment, music, weapons, uniforms and the home front.
Islanders Outdoor Concert
Islanders Outdoors
Wed., July 18, All Ages
Greenfield Outdoors

6 PM: Bring lawn chairs and a picnic basket. We'll also have a food truck and free face-painting for kids.
7 PM:  Music begins rain or shine. (Come to the library's community room if it rains.)

Enjoy beach party music outdoors on the library grounds when the Islanders play a mix of Jimmy Buffet, Bob Marley, and traditional island and pop songs. Wear a Hawaiian shirt if you have one.
Classic Country with Gary Wasson
Gary Wasson Authentic Country
Thu., July 26,
7-8 PM,  Greenfield
GBC Comm. Rm.

Wasson plays bass guitar and has been performing as both a solo artist and band member for over 20 years. The rest of his trio are equally accomplished.

They perform classic country, rock, pop and rhythm & blues.
Friends Book Donationsbooksale
Our free summer concert series is co-sponsored by the Friends of the Library through the sale of donated books, DVDs and CDs. The next book donation day is Monday, July 16.
GENEALOGY: Where'd ya get that hair? Genealogy
Genealogy Research
Wed., July 18, 6:30-8 PM
Greenfield  Computer Lab

Do family research using our free library databases Ancestry.com and HeritageQuest. You can get search tips and give a few.
We encourage you to read the selected books in advance. Ask for a copy at the information desk.

Storytelling Guild, Mon. July 9, 1-3 p.m., Greenfield GBC Comm. Rm. A. SIGN UP. Hear and tell stories.

Indiana Humanities
Brown Bag Book Pitch-in , Tue, July 10, 10-11:30 AM, Greenfield GBC Rm. One State/One Story: Frankenstein, by Mary Shelley. SIGN UP.

Writers Helping Writers, Thu., July 19, 6-8:45 PM , Greenfield Grace Rea Study Rm. 2. SIGN UP . Join a community of writers who gather for inspiration and support.

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone
YA Book Club for Adults   Tue., July 10, 4:30-7:45 PM, New Palestine SIGN UP .
Harry Potter & the Sorcerer's Stone, by JK Rowling. We'll watch the movie before comparing the book.

Liar Temptress Soldier Spy
Women's Book Discussion
Thu., July 19, 6:30-8 PM, New Palestine . SIGN UP.
Liar Temptress Soldier Spy, by Karen Abbott.
Abbott tells the spellbinding story of four women who risked everything to become spies during the Civil War.
New Palestine , 5 Saturdays, July 28-August 25:
All Levels 9:15-10:15 AM. SIGN UP.
All Levels 10:15-11:15 AM. SIGN UP.

Susan Goodart, a certified yoga teacher and fitness adviser, instructs the five-week series.  A $25 fee is paid to the instructor at the first session. Those 60+ may attend free.
Greenfield , 5 Saturdays, July 28-August 25:
Experienced 1:30-2:30 PM. SIGN UP.
Beginner 2:45-3:45 PM. SIGN UP.
The August 18 session is in the youth program rm. All other sessions are in the GBC Community Rm.

Susan Goodart, a certified yoga teacher and fitness adviser, instructs the five-week series.  A $25 fee is paid to the instructor at the first session. Those 60+ may attend free .