January 2019
We'll close for the New Year at 5 PM, December 31, and all day January 1.
We'll also be closed January 21 for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.
Building book drops will also be closed.
Country Baritone Steve JeffrisFeatured
Tue., Jan. 15
7-8 PM
Greenfield GBC Community Rm.

In a rich baritone, Steve Jeffris entertains his audiences from beginning to end: some gospel, some rock 'n' roll, and a bit of country humor. His peers refer to him as a "true entertainer," and "the real deal." He sings and accompanies himself on the guitar with no tracks or canned music, just a drum machine to fill out the sound.
Banister Family Bluegrass
Banister Family Bluegrass
Wed., Jan. 30
7-8 PM
Greenfield GBC Community Rm .

The Banisters bring a unique sound to bluegrass, gospel and traditional country with powerful lead vocals, tight harmonies and strong instrumentals.

Roger, who plays mandolin and fiddle, formed the family band with his wife, Jan, who plays electric bass. His sister, Denise, is on rhythm guitar, her husband, John, is on sound and Dave Hendrick accompanies on banjo.

Friends Book Donationsbooksale
Friends of the Library
Mon., Jan. 14, 10 AM-5 PM

Cleaning up? Drop off your gently used books, DVDs, video game discs and music CDs. A volunteer will assist when someone rings the bell. Please request your tax receipt at the same time.

The Friends are a non-profit group of volunteers who sell donated items to sponsor free library concerts and children's performers.
Where it applies, we encourage you to read the selected books in advance. Ask for a copy at the information desk.

Brown Bag Book Discussion, Tue., Jan. 8, 10-11:30 AM, Greenfield GBC Community Rm. A.  SIGN UP.
Paul McNeil will lead a discussion of David Grann's history  Killers of the Flower Moon: The Osage Murders and the Birth of the FBI.

Storytelling Guild,  Mon., Jan. 14, 1-3 PM, Greenfield GBC Community Rm. A.  SIGN UP Improve your storytelling skills among this group of appreciative listeners.

Writers Helping Writers,
Thu., Jan. 17, 6-8:45 PM, 
Greenfield Grace Rea Study Rm. 2. SIGN UP
Join a community of writers who gather for inspiration and support.

YA Book Club for Adults, Tue., Jan. 15, 6:30-7:30 PM, New Palestine. SIGN UP. We'll hold a conversation on author John Green's body of work this month.  January's selection is any title by Green.

Women's Book Discussion ,   Thu., Jan. 17, 6:30-8 PM, New Palestine . SIGN UP Half Broke Horses, by Jeanette Walls, about the author's "spectacularly compelling" grandmother who, by age six, was helping her father break horses.
GENEALOGY: Open Research Lab genealogy
Wed., Jan. 16, 6:30-8 PM
Greenfield Computer Lab. SIGN UP.
Research your ancestors in our computer lab with other genealogy enthusiasts.  Discuss strategies for finding specialized information, or get help using the library's free Ancestry.com, HeritageQuest, and FamilySearch databases .
New Palestine , 5 Saturdays, Jan. 19-Feb. 16*:
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.

* PLEASE NOTE some classes may be cancelled or held in Greenfield as the New Palestine location will move in February.
Greenfield , 5 Saturdays, Jan. 19-Feb. 16
GBC Community Rm.*
Experienced 1:30-2:30 PM. SIGN UP.
Beginner 2:45-3:45 PM. 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 .

* February 9 & 16, experienced classes meet in the youth program rm.