Greene Public Library
Summer Reading Program: ON YOUR MARK, GET SET, READ
The theme for this year's Summer Reading Program is ON YOUR MARK, GET SET, READ! The program began on July 6th and will continue until August 10th. Participants will exercise their minds with reading and their bodies with fun games at the Greene Public Library. Students in grades one through five are asked to read six books during the course of the program. In addition, the library will offer action-filled events each week. Registration is ongoing and you can register at the library,...
Summer Reading Program: Zumba for Kids July 27th 10:00 am
Zumba instructor Sue Chaffee Standish will introduce the kids to Zumba on Wednesday, July 27th at 10:00 am. Zumba is a fun, joyful Latin-inspired fitness class with fabulous music and a great beat. It is a total workout combining all elements of fitness. Its not a dance its a party! Reservations preferred. Call 397-3873 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Summer Reading Program: Historic Games by Casey Farm August 3rd at 10:00 am
Casey Farm, part of historic New England, is coming to the Greene Public Library for a program on Historic Games. Kids will learn how children had fun in the past centuries. They will get to play some games and solve riddles. In addition, participants will learn how parents' attitudes have changed and discuss how technology has changed the toys they play with. A wonderful opportunity for kids to experience a bit of the past. Reservations preferred. Call 397-3873 or email jean@...
Olympic Games and Final Party August 10th at 10:00 am
We will end our summer reading program with our own version of some crazy Olympic games which will include a noodle hurdle relay, squirt gun races and a synchronized snack toss which involves a shower cap, shaving cream and Cheetos! After the gold medals are awarded, we will celebrate with an end of the summer reading party. Reservations preferred. Call 397-3873 or email email@example.com.
Fireside Book Discussion Group Next Meeting August 25th 6:00 pm
The Fireside Book Discussion Group meets the last Thursday of the month at 6:00 pm. Our next meeting will be Thursday, August 25th and the selected title is The Dirty LIfe: On Farming, Food and Love by Kristin Kimball. Books will be supplied by the library and new members are always welcome. Please call 397-3873 or email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
Maritime Ghosts and Seafaring Spirits September 1st 7:00 pm
Roxie Zwicker, founder of New England Curiosities, has been sharing her stories of New England lore since 1993. She will speak at the Greene Library on September 1st at 7:00 pm about Maritime Ghosts and Seafaring Spirits. Some of the most dramatic legends come from New England's seafaring history. Her presentation takes her guests on a voyage up and down the East coast, including Rhode Island. Tales of incredible shipwrecks and pirates from Colonial Days will fascinate you. In addition you...
The Shanteyman: Share the Musical Heritage of the Sea September 22 7:00 pm
The Shanteyman, Bruce Whitehouse, is coming to the Greene Public Library on September 22nd at 7:00 pm. His program, "The Music of the Sea" is a fun, interactive musical event for all ages. Look forward to a rousing concert including shanties, forebitters (ballads) and a concertina of the sea. Be prepared to sing loud and strong! Reservations are preferred. Call 397-3873 or email email@example.com.
"Color Me Calm" Adult Coloring Drop-in on Thursday nights 4 - 7 pm
The Greene Public Library has launched an adult coloring program called "Color Me Calm" on Thursday nights from 4:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. There has been immediate interest and participation. Join other patrons in this calming pasttime. Coloring is now trendy with beautiful complext coloring books, precise markers and colored pencils available just for grownups. Adult coloring can be a meditative behavior that helps to distract you from daily stress and electronic overload. As you...
Purls of Wisdom, Greene Library's Knitting/Crocheting Circle every Tuesday night at 6:00 p.m.
Come and enjoy the company of friends while you knit. New members are always welcome. If you are interested in attending, please call the library at 397-3873 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to add your name to our group email list.