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Indiana and the Klan 1920sFeatured
Indiana and the Klan
Wed., Sep. 4,  7-8 PM
Greenfield  GBC Comm. Rm .

Dr. Jason Lantzer will discuss his research into the ascendancy of the Ku Klux Klan in Indiana. The 1920s were a roaring time, but not all had good intent.

Among the most vocal Hoosiers were members of the Ku Klux Klan. Hear how the organization took root in Indiana, promising to uphold--100% American values--only to come crashing down as Hoosiers realized what the group actually stood for.
Indianapolis Opera:  Journey Through the Eras
Indy Opera
Mon., Sep. 9
7-8 PM
Greenfield GBC Community Rm .

Indianapolis Opera presents a recital series featuring the beauty and power of the human voice in a variety of genres: opera, musical theater, art song, and classic "crooner tunes" as they developed over time.
Max Allen Band
Tue., Sep. 24
7-8 PM
Greenfield GBC Community Rm .

The Max Allen Band (Indianapolis) plays an eclectic blend of musical genres with a sound much larger than that of just three musicians. Honing their sound together for five years, this group not only loves to entertain a crowd but also enjoys creating music together--and it shows!
Friends' Book Donation Day
Mon., Sep. 16, 10 AM-5 PM
Greenfield Side Entrance
Get a tax break for helping the library. 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.
Writing and Publishing Your Family History genealogy
Writing Family History
Wed., Sep. 18, 7-8 PM Greenfield GBC Comm. Rm.
Learn to write about your ancestors and share how you found them in this session focusing on good storytelling and essential writing skills.

M. Teresa Baer, managing editor of the Indiana Historical Society Press, will discuss the basics of writing family history .
GENEALOGY Jam Sessions
Greenfield Local History & Genealogy Rm. Walk-in.
Talk one-on-one with Hancock County's official genealogist, Paul McNeil. Ask questions, get help, or have an informal conversation:
  • Fri., Sep. 6, 3-5 PM
  • Thu., Sep. 19, 3-5 PM
  • Tue., Sep. 24, 10 AM-12 PM
Where it applies, we encourage you to read the selected books in advance. Ask for a copy at the information desk.

Storytelling Guild, Mon., Sep. 9, 1-3 PM, Greenfield GBC Comm. Rm. A. SIGN UP. Improve your storytelling skills among this group of appreciative listeners.

Brown Bag Book Discussion,
Tue., Sep. 10, 10-11:30 PM
Greenfield GBC Comm. Rm. B.  SIGN UP.
Amy Irwin leads a discussion of Celeste Ng's novel Everything I Never Told You.

Writers Helping Writers,
Thu., Sep. 19, 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., Sep. 10, 6-7 PM, New Palestine, Youth Program Rm. SIGN UP. Discuss the novel The Diviners, by Libba Bray.

Women's Book Discussion ,   Thu., Sep. 19, 6:15-7:45 PM, New Palestine, GBC Comm. Rm . SIGN UP The Red Bandanna, by Tom Rinaldi, is the featured selection.