Programs and Events

Author Visit with Jasmine Warga

Wednesday, October 5, 6:30-8:00 PM
Middle grade and teen author and Newbery Award Honoree Jasmine Warga will be at the library for a discussion with Amanda Zieba about her work, including her new book A Rover’s Story. A book signing will follow the discussion. This event is cosponsored by Boswell Books Company and Milwaukee Muslim Women’s Coalition. Registration is required.

Click here to register.

Teen Advisory Board for Ages 13-18

First Wednesday of the Month, 3:00-4:00 PM

The Greenfield Public Library is looking for student volunteers to serve on our Teen Advisory Board. Teens have the opportunity to suggest books and other materials for purchase, create displays, and plan teen events and programs hosted by the library. Snacks will be provided.

September 7: Create Memes for the Teen Area

October 5: Create Decorations, Select Activities and Snacks for Harry Potter Yule Ball

November 2: Paint Bookends for Teen Area

December 7: Create Hanging Snowflakes for Children’s Area

Tween Graphic Novel Club for Ages 8-13

Third Tuesday of the Month, 3:30-4:30 PM

Bam! Pow! Zap! Do you enjoy reading comics and graphic novels? If so, then this is the club for you. Each month, we will explore a different genre and talk about what we have read.

September 20: New Kid by Jerry Craft (Realistic Fiction)

October 18: Doodleville by Chad Sell

November 15: Crossover by Kwame Alexander (Sports/Novel in Verse)

Stranger Things Escape Room for Ages 13-18

Thursday, September 15, 5:30-7:30 PM

Do you enjoy escape rooms? Are you a fan of the television show Stranger Things? This program combines the two, and can be enjoyed by Stranger Things fans as well as those who haven’t watched an episode. Grab your friends and sign up for a time slot (maximum of four people per time slot) and escape from Mike Wheeler’s basement before the bad men from Hawkins National Laboratory find you. Each time slot is for 45 minutes: 5:30 PM, 6:30 PM, 7:30 PM. To register, email Daphne at daphnea@greenfieldwi.us.

Teen Anime Club for Ages 13-18

One Friday a Month, 3:30-5:00 PM

Registration is required for all events. To register or for more information click the link below, email emilya@greenfieldwi.us, or call (414) 321-9595 ext. 4114.

September 23: Anime Art Contest: Submit your best anime style art for a chance to win a $50 gift card to Lost World of Wonders. Art work will be displayed in the second floor Mezzanine Lounge throughout the month of October and the public can vote for their favorite entries. We will have two categories: art work of existing anime and original art work. All art work must be submitted by Friday, September 23rd.

October 28: Anime Bingo: Join us for a fun afternoon of anime- themed bingo. Prizes will include Japanese snacks and candy. We will also discuss our favorite anime and vote on what to watch at the Anime Mini-Film Fest on November 18th.

November 18: Anime Mini-Film Fest: Watch current anime on our big screen and enjoy Japanese snacks at our first Anime Mini- Film Fest. We’ll vote on what anime to watch at the October 28th meeting.

Click here to register for Teen Anime Club.

Origami Magic—Introduction to Origami

Friday, October 14, 3:30-5:30 PM

Suitable for children over 8, teens, and adults. Registration required. Contact Sheila at sheilao@greenfieldwi.us or (414) 321-9595 ext. 4103 for more details and to register.

Life-Size Clue for Ages 13-18

Thursday, October 20, 7:00-8:00 PM

Do you love the game Clue? Have you ever wondered what it would be like to set foot on the board? The community room will be transformed into an interactive, life-size board game. Upon registration, you will choose your character, a fictional cause of death, and a location. Creative ideas encouraged. To register, email Daphne at daphnea@greenfieldwi.us.

Design a Journal for Ages 13-18

Thursday, November 17, 7:00-8:00 PM

Have you ever wanted to design your own journal? Express yourself through stickers, washi tape, cardstock, and acrylic paint. All supplies will be provided. To register, email Daphne at
daphnea@ greenfieldwi.us.

Harry Potter Yule Ball for Ages 13-18

Thursday, December 8, 7:00-8:00 PM

Join us for an evening inspired by the Yule Ball in Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire. There will be snacks and activities, including a green screen photo booth. If you would like to help plan the event, please attend the Teen Advisory Board’s October meeting.