Library Closed Dates
Chicago Shopping Trip
After School Programs
closings and Hours
Thur. & Fri., Nov. 26-27—Thanksgiving Holiday
Wed. & Thur., Dec. 24 & 25—Christmas Holiday
Wed. & Thur., Dec. 31 & Jan. 1—New Year’s Holiday
Adult Library Holiday hours:
Mon., Dec. 21—12:00-4:00
Tues., Dec. 22—12:00-6:00
Wed., Dec. 23-12:00-4:00
Sat., Dec. 26—9:00-1:00
Mon., Dec. 28—12:00-4:00
Tues., Dec. 29—12:00 –6:00
Wed. Dec. 30-12:00-4:00
Sat., Jan. 2—9:00-1:00
Children's Library Closed Dec. 21 - Jan 1
- CHICAGO’S WOODFIELD MALL SHOPPING TRIP
Mark your calendars for Dec. 5 for a fabulous day-trip of shopping, dining, and having fun in an enclosed mall, out of the weather OR taking the trolley to visit 10 other Schaumberg, Illinois locations.
Also on this trip, there is the opportunity to attend the Holiday Jewelry, Fashion and Accessory Show. Call for details.
The charter motor coach from Imperial Travel will leave the Greentown Library at 7:15 a.m. and drop us off at the Woodfield Mall. It will pick us back up at 5:30 p.m. for the return ride home. Cost is $42. Space is limited, so call the library to reserve your spot. Reservations are not complete until non-refundable money is received. Make checks payable to Greentown Public Library. Call 765-628-3534.
Deadline: When filled.
News from the Library
Now you'll be able to download full color magazines to your phone, tablet or computer. This service by Zinio provides library patrons with FREE access to over 50 top digital magazines. There are no line-ups, no due dates and you are free to keep any issues you download…FOREVER.
Download free eMagazines from the library with Zinio!
DOWNLOAD INSTRUCTIONS FOR MORE DEVICES CLICK HERE
How to create a Zinio account on your computer:
Click to link to our collection:
You can browse the list of available magazines on the Zinio site without logging in, but you will need an account to check out any titles. You only need to do this once.
Reading magazines on an iPad or Android Device
- Click on Create new account and enter your information. You will need your library card number and will be automatically logged in.
- Find the magazine you want, checkout, and read in your browser.
The Zinio app doesn't have the capability to browse and check out magazines; you'll need to do this through a browser (either on your computer or the browser on your device). They will then be accessible to read through the app even without an internet connection.
- Set up a Zinio account using the instructions above. This must be done using a browser (either on a computer or the browser on your device).
- Search for and checkout magazines using your browser.
- Download theZinio for Libraries app from the app store or google play. KINDLE USERS CLICK HERE FOR SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS. Kindle requires a change in the settings to allow use of outside apps.
- IMPORTANT! This is a shared collection, to set up your login you must select the following: Country=United States, State=Maryland, Library Name=Popular 50eMagzine Collection. Our library name will not appear in the drop down list.
- Enter your email and password (established in step one above).
- The magazines you have checked out will be shown in the Zinio app and are ready to read.
If you are having any issues setting up your account, please call 628-2882 and we'll be happy to help.
Tuesday, Dec. 1— Fabric Scrap Paper Dolls
Calling all fashion designers… Create clothing and accessories for a paper doll with scrap fabric, buttons, colored pencils, etc. The library will provide all materials.
Tuesday, Dec. 15—Elf on a Shelf Gala
Candy cane scavenger hunt, elf crafts, yummy snacks, tattoo station, etc...
Call 628-2882 to register
||Cookbooks are on sale @ both libraries.
Cost is $10
All proceeds benefit children's programming
||TOP 15 NOMINEES!
The #1 Howard County Reads selection for 2015 is "And Then There Were None" by Agatha Christie
·All the Bright Places—Jennifer Nixon
·All the Light We Cannot See—Anthony Doerr
·And Then There Were None—Agatha Christie
·Angels Walking—Karen Kingsbury
·Before I Go—Colleen Oakley
·Below Stairs: The Classic Kitchen Maid’s Memoir That Inspired “Upstairs Downstairs” and “Downton Abbey”—Margaret Powell
·Calling Me Home—June Kibler
·Can’t We Talk About Something More Pleasant?—Roz Chast
·Family Romanov—Candace Fleming
·Mindless Eating—Brian Wansink
·Positive: A Memoir—Paige Rawl
·The Boys in the Boat—Daniel James Brown
·The Lazarus Project—Aleksander Hemon
·The Sisters Brothers—Patrick deWitt
|HCR MYSTERY THEATER -
Gather your investigative skills and join us for a fun evening of good food
and super sleuthing at the Elite Banquet Conference Center, 2820 S.
Lafountain St. on Friday, Nov. 20 from 7-9 p.m. Local thespians will present
a spine chilling and perhaps funny-bone tickling mystery play. You can
also pick up a keepsake at the silent auction. Early bird tickets are $25 from
10/19-11/6. Thereafter, they are $35. They can be purchased at the
Greentown Public Library or Kokomo Howard County Public Library.
For more information, call 628.3534.
Thursday, Dec. 10 at 7:00 p.m.
No tickets required, but limited seating.
A “don’t miss” for students, teachers, parents and school administrators.
CARD MAKING CLASS
Our once-a-month class where you will enjoy creating beautiful and useful cards to give away. Tuesdays-Sept. 8, Oct. 6, Nov. 10, Dec. 8; Classes start at 9:30 & 10:30. Cost $1.00. Please call 765-628-3534 to register.
What: Babes in Story Land
Next Session: November 9, 16, 23, 30, Dec. 7, 14
Next Session: November 13, 20, 27, Dec. 4, 11, 18
Age: Birth to 2 years
What: Mother Goose
Next Session: November 12, 19, Dec. 3, 10, 17
Age: 3 years
What: Story Hour
Septermber 15 - April 12
Age: 4-5 years
Registration is required for preschool programs. Call 628-2882 to register.
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