Frank Lloyd Wright Events
After School Programs
HCR Top 15 Nominees
70th Anniversary of the Sinking of the USS Indianapolis
Chicago Shopping Trip
Harry Potter Party
|The Greentown Children’s Library
will be hosting our annual fall
book fair on the following dates and
Monday, Oct. 5 / 8 – 6
Tuesday, Oct. 6 / 8 – 8
Wednesday, Oct 7 / 8 – 6
Thursday, Oct. 8 / 8 – 6
Friday, Oct. 9 / 8 - 4
It’s a great opportunity to shop for
Christmas gifts! All proceeds benefit
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.
|Frank Lloyd Wright
The whole month of September
See 24 of his historical and inspired renderings of his architectural designs
at the Greentown Public Library
Samara House and Frank Lloyd Wright Historical Presentation with Associate Curator, Linda Eales
Monday,September 14 @ 6:30
Greentown Public Library.
Call 628-3534 to register.
Bus Trip to Samara House
Friday, September 25, 2015
Departing from Eastern Performing Arts Center @ 8:30 a.m.
Cost: $30 per person
Lunch break in West Layfayette (not included in fare)
Visit the Home of West Lafayette's own Frank Lloyd Wright designed home.
Tuesday, Sept. 15— Game Day
Board games, Wii games, & computer games will be available to play.
Tuesday, Sept. 22—Cupcake-A-Palooza
Create your very own cupcake design with icing, sprinkles, etc.
Tuesday, Nov. 10—LEGO League
Build, create, & explore with friends. The library will supply the LEGOs.
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
You bring the interest and we’ll bring the popcorn to our Howard County Reads
combination movie screening and book discussion. And Then There Were None
by Agatha Christie, is one of the Howard County Reads book nominees and
Greentown Public Library
Thursday, Oct. 29 at 6:00 p.m.
HAM RADIO DISPLAY
The Greentown Public Library will host a display of ham radios and equipment
during the month of November. Ham radios played an important part in the HCR’s
book All the Light You Cannot See by Anthony Doerr.
FROM MINDLESS TO MINDFUL EATING:
HOW WE THINK ABOUT FOOD
“What does your favorite comfort food say about you? Why do you eat
more when you dine with friends.” Mindless Eating by Dr. Brian Wansink
is a HCR nominee. Dr. Peter M. Todd is the Director of the IU Food
Institute who uses this book in his classes. Hear him and learn how
you can improve your eating habits on Thursday, Nov. 19 at 6:30 p.m.
This fun and informative program will “feed” your brain as well as your
Call 628.3534 to register.
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.
||TOP 15 NOMINEES!
The #1 Howard County Reads selection for 2015 is still a mystery, but stay tuned for the announcement on Oct. 1.
·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
Robert Shaw, as crusty sea-captain, Quint, both mesmerized and terrified audiences when he told the story of the USS Indianapolis in the movie Jaws. The sinking of the USS Indianapolis was a horrific event, termed by some, the “worst naval disaster in U.S. history.” Hear the story from officials of the USS Indianapolis Museum and survivor, Richard Thelen. Learn about the important contribution and sacrifice this ship and her crew made to help end World War II and ensure our freedom.
When: Monday, November 9 @ 6:30 p.m.
Where: Library Community Room
Call 628-3534 to register
- 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.
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.
||Harry Potter Party
Hogwarts @ the Children’s Library
Hogsmeade @ Century Villa Health Care
|Come dressed in your Halloween costume for a magical evening full of fun events.
When: Tuesday, October 27
Where: Begin @ the Greentown Children’s Library
End @ Century Villa Health Care
Time: 6 – 8 p.m. (open house format)
Order of Events:
¨Visit Ollivanders to find out which wand will choose you!
¨Proceed to our “floating candles” room where the “Sorting Hat” will magically sort you into one of these four houses; Gryffindor, Hufflepuff, Ravenclaw and Slytherin. You’ll receive a badge to decorate & wear.
¨Attend potions class and create a magical experimental brew to take home.
¨Vote on your favorite Storybook pumpkins that will be on display throughout the library by putting change in the buckets.
¨Stop by the train depot and have your picture taken with one of the messenger owls.
¨End your time at Hogwarts by racing a Nimbus 2000 (broom) in a Quidditch Match!
¨Before leaving “Hogwarts” you’ll receive a Marauder’s Map that will lead you to Hogsmeade @ Century Villa Health Care. There you will find:
¨Cookies and butter brew snacks
¨A pumpkin carving demonstration
¨End your magical adventure by trick-or-treating throughout the facility.
|2ND ANNUAL PUMPKIN PARADE
DECORATE A PUMPKIN LIKE YOUR FAVORITE
We will put your pumpkin characters on display in
the library along with the book they are from.
Pumpkin book characters can be brought to the
~Oct. 26 & 27 (The week after fall break).
Vote for your favorites by putting change in the buckets onOct. 28 & 29. Winners will be announced on October 30, and students can take them home that day.
Here are the contest rules:
• NO CARVED PUMPKINS
• Pumpkins should represent a favorite book
character and should be accompanied by a
book with that character (library books can be
used). For ideas go to: www.hardin.k12.ky.us/creekside/hh/favorites.htm
• Pumpkins and books from home should be
labeled with your name. Borrowed books
(classroom, library, etc.) should have a bookmark
inserted with your name. Although this is a family project, a majority of the work should be done by the student.
Students’ entries will be voted on with others in their age group—K/1, 2/3 and 4/5.
~ First place per age group– $10
~ Second place per age group– $5
~ Overall Grand prize—$25
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