June 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.
Waive your overdue library fines just in time for Summer Reading! The library is doing a Food for Fines drive from Tuesday, May 28 - Saturday, June 14. We will waive $1 of overdue library fines for every nonperishable item that is donated. Fines only include overdue items and not replacement costs. Items must not be expired, opened or damaged and will be donated to the St. Boniface/St. Gabriel’s Food Pantry in Germantown. 
June Special Programs for Adults
Visit our   website  for details & a list of 2019 Adult Special Winter & Spring Programs.
June Special Programs for Teens
Grab some free snacks while you study at the library!
Monday, June 3 & Tuesday June 4
Visit our   website  for details & a list of 2019 Teen Special Summer Programs.
June 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.

June 6 - Space Crafts

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.
Memory Caf é

We had a wonderful time at our Memory Café in Germantown in May making Fairy Tea Cup Gardens. Check out our photo gallery to see what the Library Memory Project has been up to this year!

Please contact the Alzheimer's Association by calling 800-272-3900 or visit our  website  for details if you are interest in learning more about this monthly program.
Online Resource Feature
This month's featured resource is Ancestry. Ancestry  provides more than 1.5 billion names in over 4,000 databases, Ancestry Library Edition includes records from the United States Census; military records; court, land and probate records; vital and church records; directories; and passenger lists. Ancestry is only available for In Library Use.

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. 
Thank you for the continued support of our Friends of the Germantown Community Library group. Their recent donations include sponsoring 8 youth summer programs and 2 adult summer programs as well as the following items:
Adult Reference Shelving Unit
2 AWE Learning Computers
Youth Services Desk
You can now support the Friends all year by purchasing books, DVDs & other items at the Ongoing Used Book Sale. These shelves are located to the left of the Front Desk and items range from $0.25 to $1. You can also purchase coffee, tea or hot chocolate for $1 from our new Keurig machine!!
Summer Saturday Hours: 9:00 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.

Check out our new logo below!!!
N112 W16957 Mequon Rd
Germantown, WI 53022
(262) 253-7760

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