October 2019 Newsletter

Download a .pdf version here .

Print copies will also be available at the Germantown Community Library and village offices in Germantown, Jackson, and Richfield.
Special Programs for Adults
Visit our   website  for details & a list of 2019 Adult Special Winter & Spring Programs.
Special Programs for Teens
Need volunteer hours? Want to help plan programs at the library?
We are looking for new members! Application are available at the library or online.
Ages 12+ & adults welcome!! Milwaukee Paranormal Investigators will be at the event and concession will be available for purchase from Barthels Fruit Farm!

Visit our   website  for details & a list of 2019 Teen Special Programs.
Special Programs for Kids & Families
Visit our   website  for details & a list of 2019 Youth Special Summer Programs.
Adult Book Groups
The library offers a variety of monthly book groups for adults.  FREE coffee, tea, and hot chocolate is provide by the Friends of the Germantown Community Library for all groups meeting at the library. Copies of all books are available to check out at the Circulation Desk with your library card. Titles and meeting dates are subject to change. Visit the  website  for additional details.
Fall / Winter Storytime
Tuesdays @ 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.
Join us for stories, movement and music geared for 3-5 year-olds followed by a craft or activity.
September 17 - December 3

Wednesdays @ 9:30 a.m. & 10:30 a.m.
Join us for stories, movement and music geared for babies to 2 year-olds follow by playtime.
September 18 - December 4
Weekly / Monthly Programs for Kids
Visit our   website  for details on our Weekly / Monthly Youth Programs.
Online Resource Feature
This month's featured resource is Pronunciator . This free resource i s a fun and free way to learn any of  80 languages  in 50 languages at your own pace with self-directed lessons,  live teachers , movies, music, and more. Online access is available in a browser on a computer and app for your mobile devices. You will need to create an account to use the mobile app and sign in with your user name and password.

Want to learn more? Attend our workshop on Tuesday, October 22 @ 2:00 p.m. Registration recommended.

Visit our  website  to find more information about Libby and to access a user guide put together by the Monarch Library System.
Now Offering Tech Support Consultations
Want to learn how to download ebooks on your tablet? Want to be able to email those pictures on your phone? How about search for your relatives on Ancestry?

The library will be hosting technical support consultations from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. on the first and third Tuesdays of the month. Please register by stopping by the Reference Desk calling the library at (262) 253-7760 or emailing William at wkressin@germantownlibrarywi.org . Make sure to include the topic of your question so we can be prepared with instructions. Can’t make the scheduled times? Let us know and we can work to find a time that meets your scheduling needs. 
New Services @ the Library
Self-Checkout Machine

Our new self-checkout station is now available to the public! We are excited to bring this new feature to our library, but want our patrons to know that it is only an option and that y ou are always welcome to come to the Circulation Desk to check out your material. Our staff members are happy to assist you and answer any questions that you may have.

New Online Events Calendar

We now have an updated online calendar for all of our library events. Click on the individual event titles to view more information about each event including description, location and audience. You can also search for events or limit your search by date, category, audience or location using the bar on the top of the screen.

You can access the calendar by viewing the list of upcoming programs on the rights side of our website, clicking on the "Calendar" tab or using this direct link.
Ability to Register for Programs Online

Some of our programs require registration. Through our new online calendar, you will be able to register for programs online using your email address. To register for a program, click on the title of the program from the main calendar page and click on "Begin Registration." Registration is also available by visiting the library or by calling
(262) 253-7760 to be connected to the Youth or Adult Services Desks.

N112 W16957 Mequon Rd Germantown, WI 53022
(262) 253-7760