Happy Holidays from all of us at the
Germantown Community Library!
PLEASE NOTE: You may have received a similar email previously. This new email contains an updated link for our 2021 Winter & Spring Brochure below.
WINTER READING PROGRAM
Have you signed up for the Winter Reading Program yet? Enter for a chance to win sleds, gift cards & other cool prizes. The challenge can be accessed beginning on January 4 online through Beanstack.

More information (including an FAQ!) can be found on our website.
STORYTIME LIVE COMING SOON!
Virtual Storytime will start back up again on Friday, January 22 @ 10:30am through Facebook Live. You can also watch the recording anytime for up to 30 days.
UPCOMING PROGRAMS & KITS
Our Winter & Spring Programming Brochure is here!
KITS REQUIRING REGISTRATION
Register here for
'Melting Snowman Experiment'
Register here for
'Canning Jar Travel Bank'
FIRST-COME-FIRST-SERVE KITS

We will also have a variety of themed Grab & Go craft kits available in the lobby during regular library hours (first come / first serve). A new schedule will be posted each month.
BOOK & MOVIE BUNDLES
Want to get in & out of the library quickly? Looking to try something new? Check out our new Book Bundles for Kids and Movie Bundles! Each bundle is hand-picked by a library staff member and focuses on a theme. Items can be checked out at the Circulation Desk.

  • Book Bundles for Kids are located to the right of the Youth Services Desk
  • Movie Bundles are located across from the Adult DVD collection on the New Book Display
BOOK GROUPS (ONLINE)
These Book Groups currently meet online through Zoom. See below for information how to register. Copies of each title are available at the Circulation Desk to check out.
Meets online through Zoom
Registration: gyoung@germantownlibrarywi.org
Meets online through Zoom
Registration: dsharpe@germantownlibrarywi.org
BOOK GROUPS (NOT CURRENTLY MEETING)
These Book Groups currently do not meet in person due to COVID-19 restrictions. Copies of each title are still available at the Circulation Desk for you to read & enjoy!
NEW YEAR, NEW YOU!
Gale Courses provides access to over 360 online courses on multiple topics of interest, including career training programs. If you seek deeper knowledge of areas from A (Accounting) to W (Writing), Gale Courses has something for you.
DIGITAL MATERIAL: AVAILABLE ANYTIME / ANYWHERE!
Access digital items for free with your library card!

Wisconsin’s Digital Library (OverDrive) is a collection of downloadable eBooks, audiobooks and videos. This a free service that can be used with many types of devices. Also download Libby - the free app from Overdrive!

Call the library at (262) 253-7760 if you need any assistance using this service.

Don't have a library card yet?
NOVELS FOR SALE!
Time to stock up on novels! The Friends of the Germantown Community Library are having a Novel Pop-up Sale at the library on the 2 big tables in the main aisle. Hardcover and trade paperback are $1 each. Sale tables will be updated weekly!
Stay Connected




Stay safe. Stay healthy. And thank you for continuing to support the library during this time by sharing & liking social media posts, using Curbside Pickup, accessing digital resources from home & visiting us at our phsyical building if you feel comfortable doing so. Please feel free to contact myself or a staff member if you have any feedback or suggestions.

Trisha Smith, Library Director
(262) 253-7760, ext. 2005
smithp@germantownlibrarywi.org