Programs & Events

November 2021

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  • Planning Commission
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  • Storytime
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  • Historical Society Meeting
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  • Recreation Committee Meeting
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  • Storytime
  • Spark Joy Tidying -- Zoom program
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  • Book Club Discussion: Beekeeper of Aleppo

Programs & Events

Zentangle

Learn the meditative art of Zentangle® to create images from structured repetitive patterns, called tangles on. It is a form of artistic meditation best for ages 12 and up. The class, Zentangle Over Zoom, will be repeated on Sunday, December 5th from 1:00-3:00 PM. To learn more or register go to https://greensborofreelibrary.org/2021/02/12/zentangle/


Programming for Children

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

Spark Joy: Marie Kondo’s Tidying Methods
A certified KnoMari consultant trained by Marie Kono will introduce the skills for decluttering and organizing your living spaces
Thur
Nov 18th
7:00 PM
Greensboro Community Conversation Cafe
Join us via Zoom to discover an easy-to-use method for creating a living network of collaborative dialogue around questions that matter about Greensboro and the library.
To be announced
Learning Circles
Learn alongside others via Zoom. More information and a list of Circles can be found at
https://www.p2pu.org/en/learning-circles. Among the courses they offer are “Challenge Your Gender Assumptions Game”, “Write Your First Novel”, and “Foundations of Mindfulness”. Go to their website to find one you might like.
Online
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.