Programs & Events

July 2021

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
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  • Storytime
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  • Event
  • Kids Bike Event
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  • Storytime
  • Book Club/Movie: The Hours
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  • Animal Yoga
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  • Live Animals Storytime!
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  • Water Ecology for Kids
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  • Pollinator Storytime
  • Greater Greensboro Progress Report
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  • Guided Greensboro Bend History Walk
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  • Storytime
  • Coming Together Book Discussion
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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

Story Hour
Join Emily for stories, songs and play at 10 am every Thursday. Featuring Live Animal Storytime on Thursday, July 15!
Every Thursday at 10 am
Water Ecology
Join Kim Wojnar of WonderArts at 10 am
July 20th
Walking History Tour of Greensboro Bend
Start at the playground in the Bend at 10 am
July 27th
Teddy Bear Picnic
Come to a youth led storytime with Olivia Garguilo at 10 am. Bring your stuffed animal with you if you want!
July 29th
Modern Times Theater
Our annual addition of this all-inclusive amusement park for the ears which features novelty music, humorous tragedy, pranks, yanks and spanks at 2 pm
August 3rd
Abenaki Storytelling
Join Miss Lucy Neel of the Nulhegan tribe. Time to be annouced.
August 10th
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!
August 11th
Fishing Lesson for Kids
Join Meghan Wayland and learn how to fish from 6 pm – 7pm
August 17th
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

All programs will take place in the Library meeting room at 7:00 pm
Greater Greensboro Progress Report
Leaders of the four task forces formed in 2019 will highlight their efforts to improve broadband access, wastewater infrastructure, lake quality and walkability in our community
July 22nd
Book Discussion
Join local ministers and mental health specialists for a conversation featuring two books about social connections: Together by Surgeon General Vivek Murphy and Lost Connections, by Johann Hari. Both books are available at the library.
July 29th
Author Talk
Local author and minister, Anthony Acheson presents his new book, Beyond Denial: Essays on Consciousness, Spiritual Practice and Social Repair.
August 5th
Author Talk
Celia Ryker shares her stories of healing through hiking the Long Trail from her new book Walking Home: Trail Stories
August 10th
Slide Presentation
An informative media presentation of Aging Gardens, Aging Gardeners by Advanced Master Gardener Ann McEntee
September 9th

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.