June 2018
Summer Reading Club June 1-August 1
Indianapolis Jazz OrchestraFeatured
Indianapolis Jazz Orchestra
Mon., June 4
7-8:30 PM
Greenfield GBC Community Rm.

The IJO was created to preserve the big band era's dynamic history.  Hear popular songs and jazz standards from the early twentieth century.

This free concert is co-sponsored by the Friends of the Hancock County Public Library.
Yvonne Allu Trio: Smooth Jazz
Yvonne Allu Trio
Thu., June 14,
7-8 PM,  Greenfield
GBC Comm. Rm.

Soulful and soul satisfying, Yvonne's musical style is a diverse repertoire of jazz, soul, pop, funk and rock.

Her vocal verve celebrates love and life with a flair that brings to mind great jazz singers of the past.
Midwest Rhythm Exchange
Midwest Rhythm Exchange
Thu., June 21,  7-8 PM
Greenfield GBC Comm. Rm .

With spirited performances and a commitment to bringing traditional styles of music to modern audiences, this high-energy acoustic quartet writes and plays music that combines jazz, gypsy, blues, bluegrass and Reggae to create a new sound they call "Gypsy Grass."
Indianapolis Opera: Journey through Eras
Indianapolis Opera
Tue., June 26,  7-8 PM
Greenfield GBC Comm. Rm .

Experience the beauty and power of the human voice when singers from the Indianapolis Opera present music in a variety of genres: opera, musical theater, art-songs, and classic crooner tunes.
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 donation day is Monday, June 18, from 10 AM-5 PM.
GENEALOGY: Special SpeakersGenealogy
Wed., June 20, 7-8 PM. Greenfield GBC Comm. Rm.
Indiana Territory Map

IUPUI Professor Dr. Elizabeth Brand Monroe will discuss the importance of early territorial court records for legal scholars, historians, and genealogists. 


Teresa Baer, managing editor for the Indiana Historical Society, will also be present to discuss the society and their journal 

The Hoosier Genealogist: Connections.

This event is sponsored by the IUPUI Dept. of History and Speakers Bureau and the Indiana Historical Society.

Hancock County Historian Joe Skvarenina
Hancock County Indiana by Joe Skvarenina
Thu., June 28, 7-8 PM. SIGN UP.
Listen to tales, facts, and legends unique to Hancock County. Local historian Joe Skvarenina brings 27 years' experience as the official historian. He'll tell, "...everything that I know and some things I don't."
Where it applies, we encourage you to read the selected books in advance. Ask for a copy at the information desk.

Storytelling Guild, Mon. June 11, 1-3 p.m., Greenfield Youth Program Rm. SIGN UP. Hear and tell stories.

Indiana Humanities
Brown Bag Book Pitch-in , Tue, June 12, 11 AM-12:30 PM, Greenfield Beckenholdt Park Pitch-in. One State/One Story: Frankenstein, by Mary Shelley. SIGN UP.

Writers Helping Writers, Thu., June 21, 6-8:45 PM , Greenfield Grace Rea Study Rm. 2. SIGN UP . Join a community of writers who gather for inspiration and support.

Michael Vey_ Richard Paul Evans
YA Book Club for Adults   Tue., June 12, 6-7 PM, New Palestine SIGN UP .
Michael Vey: Prisoner of Cell 25, by Richard Paul Evans. A 14-yr. old with Tourette's syndrome reveals his electric powers while fighting off bullies, and a friend decides to investigate the source--with chilling results.

Women's Book Discussion
Thu., June 21, 6:30-8 PM, New Palestine . SIGN UP.
Americanah, by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie.  The  book was nominated as on of America's best-loved novels for the PBS "Great American Read." It's the tale of two Nigerians who, for a time, depart their military-ruled country for the West.
New Palestine , 5 Saturdays, June 23-July 21:
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, June 23-July 21:
Experienced 1:30-2:30 PM. SIGN UP.
Beginner 2:45-3:45 PM. SIGN UP.
First session is in the youth program rm. Remaining 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 .