July 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.
The Summer Reading Program is available for kids, teens and adults of all ages. Reading logs can be turned in Monday, June 10 through Saturday, August 17 .
Special Programs for Adults
Visit our   website  for details & a list of 2019 Adult Special Winter & Spring Programs.
Special Programs for Teens
Visit our   website  for details & a list of 2019 Teen Special Summer 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.

Do you enjoy books? How about a night out? Join us for our new Books on the Town Book Group . Our next meeting will be Wednesday, July 24 at 6:00 p.m. at Ally's Bistro in Menomonee Falls.
Summer 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.
  • June 18 - July 30

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.
  • June 19 - July 31
Summer Weekly / Monthly Programs for Kids
Visit our   website  for details on our Weekly / Monthly Youth Programs as well as themes.
Family Craft Circle
Thursdays @ 4:00 - 7:30 p.m.

July 4 - No program at the library today, but visit us all day at Fireman's Park in Germantown for 4th of July crafts!!

August 1 - Pony Bead Crafts

September 5 - Back-to-School German Schult üte

Feel free to drop in anytime during the event. All ages are welcome – crafts are designed for ages 5-11. All supplies provided.
Online Resource Feature
This month's featured resource is Gale Courses. 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.

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. 
Look for the the library out & about this summer!!
Orbit the Alien has been busy this summer!! Check him out at the Youth Services Desk for up to one week and take him on your summer adventures. Use the hash tag #orbitgownlibrarywi and upload your pictures to social media!
Cosmo, the library's resident Astronaut, has been spotted in Germantown at Swing Time and White House of Music. Watch our Facebook page to find out when he will land next. Come visit him and receive a prize!
The libraries in Germantown, Hartford, Kewaskum, Slinger & West Bend are excited to announce that we will be at the Washington County Fair this year!
The library will be closed on Thursday, July 4th. Make sure to say hi to us at the Germantown 4th of July Parade and stop by the 4th of July Festival at Fireman's Park in Germantown from 1:00 - 8:00 p.m. for
giant games, bouncy houses, crafts & more!
The Monarch Library System delivery truck will be at the Parade!
The library at the 4th of July Festival last year!
N112 W16957 Mequon Rd Germantown, WI 53022
(262) 253-7760