Programs & Events

October 2021

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
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  • Free home streaming: Screenagers and Screenagers Next Chapter
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  • Free home streaming: Screenagers and Screenagers Next Chapter
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  • Free home streaming: Screenagers and Screenagers Next Chapter
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  • Free home streaming: Screenagers and Screenagers Next Chapter
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  • Free home streaming: Screenagers and Screenagers Next Chapter
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  • Free home streaming: Screenagers and Screenagers Next Chapter
  • Planning Commission
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  • Free home streaming: Screenagers and Screenagers Next Chapter
  • Storytime
  • Star Party!
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  • Free home streaming: Screenagers and Screenagers Next Chapter
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  • Free home streaming: Screenagers and Screenagers Next Chapter
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  • Free home streaming: Screenagers and Screenagers Next Chapter
  • Greensboro Community Conversation
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  • Free home streaming: Screenagers and Screenagers Next Chapter
  • GNH Meeting
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  • Free home streaming: Screenagers and Screenagers Next Chapter
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  • Free home streaming: Screenagers and Screenagers Next Chapter
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  • Free home streaming: Screenagers and Screenagers Next Chapter
  • Storytime
  • Screenagers Discussion (on Zoom)
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  • Free home streaming: Screenagers and Screenagers Next Chapter
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  • Storytime
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  • Library Trustee Meeting
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  • Storytime
  • Ghosts in Film (Zoom program)
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Programs & Events

Zentangle

Learn the meditative art of Zentangle® to create images from structured repetitive patterns, called tangles. It is a form of artistic meditation best for ages 12 and up. To learn more and register go to https://greensborofreelibrary.org/2021/02/12/zentangle/


Programming for Children

Star Party @ Caspian Lake Beach
Learn about our new lending telescope and view the night sky with local astronomers Brad Vietje and Paul Fixx.
Thursday
October 7
6:00 PM
Greensboro Halloween Festival!
This town-wide festival, initiated last year, returns with trick-or-treating, grilled cheese sandwiches, a Psilly Psychic and more. Stop by the library for a take-home craft and , of course, some candy!
Sunday, Oct 31st 4:00-6:00 PM
Story Hour
Join Emily for stories, songs and play at 10 am every Thursday.
Every Thursday at 10 am
Stuffed Animal Sleepover
Bring in you stuffed animal friend between 2-4 pm on Wednesday, tuck them in and read them a story for a sleepover at the library. Pick them up the next day (Thursday) at storytime or anytime you like!
To be announced
SOAR – Sharing Our Amazing Resources – learn about all the great places you can go on-line to educate children when school is closed or on-linePDF
Kits to check out and enjoy – Circus Smirkus,
Hiking & Orienteering, Natalie Kinsey Storykeepers, Fairy Houses, Pumpkins
Available whenever library open
Virtual Storytimes – The joys of books are brought to young readers while being read to at home by special guests and our own librarian. – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCd2im3_DRqv2uKsLphtOF_w/
Early Elementary Brochure
Middle School + Brochure
Teaching Guide pages from NEH

Links to Enjoy — Virtual tours for children & adults. Learn about the world from the comfort of your computer.

Programming for Adults

Greensboro Community Conversation
Join us for cookies, cider and conversation in our backyard tent. Meet your neighbors to talk about what our community needs now, how we can help each other through this fall and winter and how the library and other community organizations can help. Free childcare is available with advance reservation by 10/8
Sun
Oct 10th
4:00 PM
Parenting and Coping In the “Screen Age
Two films (about the impact of screen technology on kids and families will be offered for free streaming at home this October, concluding in a virtual discussion led by local mental health counselors. The films are Screenagers: Growing Up in the Digital Age and Screenagers NEXT CHAPTER: Uncovering Skills for Stress Resilience.

The first exposes the risk of too much screen time, but also reveals multiple approaches for parents and educators to work with kids to help them achieve a healthy balance.

The second address’s the emotional well-being of today’s teenagers and what can be done to help them build crucial skills to navigate stress, anxiety and depression

The two films will be available to stream at home from October 1st through October 15th, and free tickets for home viewing can be reserved at the event website: Greensboro.eventcombo.com. This website includes a link to register for the virtual Zoom discussion and Q&A with school-based mental health counselor Katina Idol, scheduled for Thursday, October 14th at 7:00 p.m.  For questions or help registering, please contact Library Director Paula Davidson at 533-2531 or [email protected].
Thurs
Oct 14th 7:00 PM
GFL Book Club
Meet to discuss wallace Stegner’s Crossing to Safety, set here in Greensboro. Copies of the book are available for loan. Meeting date TBD as we hope to meet outside for our discussion and walk to see local spots in the book. Sign up for the book club e-mail alerts for meeting details.
Week of Oct 24th
Ghosts and the Supernatural in Film
Professor and Vermont Humanities Council presenter Rick Winston will lead us through a variety of films, from Hollywood as well as other countries, to explore their depictions of ghosts and the paranormal, from comedic to chilling. Enjoy this Zoom program in the comfort of your own home.
Thurs
Oct 28th
7:00 pm
Slide Presentation
An informative media presentation of Aging Gardens, Aging Gardeners by Advanced Master Gardener Ann McEntee
Spring 2020

Programming for All Ages

History Walks
The Greensboro Historical Society will be offering self-touring, summer long history walks throughout throughout Greensboro and Greensboro Bend as well as an interactive exhibit for all ages featuring the prize winning Highland Cows of Greensboro Bend. https://www.greensborohistoricalsociety.org/
Old Stonehouse Museum in Brownington has lots to explore including an oxen exhibit, kid’s Friday take home kits, museum tours, and more! We have passes at the GFL.
The Fairbanks Museum in St. Johnsbury has wonderful opportunities including a butterfly house, summer camp in a box, Dinosaurs of Antarctica planetarium shows, and more:
https://www.fairbanksmuseum.org/
Old Stonehouse Museum in Brownington has lots to explore including an oxen exhibit, kid’s Friday take home kits, museum tours, and more! We have passes at the GFL.
The Northeast Kingdom Astronomy Foundation in Peacham has monthly star parties for the whole family where you can look at the night sky through powerful telescopes. Find dates  at: https://www.facebook.com/nkaf.org/
The Montshire Museum in Norwich has a dinosaur exhibit!  https://www.montshire.org/
The Echo Museum in Burlington will teach you all about the critters in Lake Champlain and more.  Passes coming to the GFL soon! https://www.echovermont.org/
Skype a Scientist. Join one of their live programs or watch a previous session on their YouTube channel. https://www.skypeascientist.com/
The Museum Of Science Boston has many at home STEM activities to try.  https://www.mos.org/
The Boston Children’s Museum has online mad libs and lots of fun ideas and resources to do at home.
https://www.bostonchildrensmuseum.org/
Learn about animals from National Geographic:
https://kids.nationalgeographic.com/animals
CLiF is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to inspire a love of reading and writing. They have lots of free, fun ideas, resources, and events in Vermont and New Hampshire.
https://clifonline.org/
Greensboro Historical Society has images on display in the library dating back to the 1890s which can be viewed when the library is open.

Upstairs Book Sale

The Book Sale is open (upstairs in the library) whenever the library is open.