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Save Our Gingerbread Friends!

3:30pm - 4:30pm
Arts/Crafts
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Greenfield
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts/Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
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Kids, grades k-5, let's read about a great gingerbread escape. Then use your crafting skills to make the ultimate disguise for your gingerbread friend. We'll have a snack. Not to worry; it won't be the gingerbread man! ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Book Donations

10:00am - 3:00pm
Books/Writing, Community Event
Library Branch: Greenfield
Age Group: Adults, All Ages
Program Type: Books/Writing, Community Event
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Clean out your shelves and get a tax break for helping the Hancock County Public Library. Drop off your gently used books, DVDs, CDs, and video games at the side delivery entrance (northeast corner) in Greenfield.  A volunteer will assist when s...
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Maker Monday: Winter Solstice Edition

3:45pm - 4:45pm
Arts/Crafts
Library Branch: Greenfield
Room: GBC Community Room A & B
Age Group: Teens
Program Type: Arts/Crafts
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Teens (grades 6-12) drop in to create Winter Solstice-themed crafts to celebrate December 21, the shortest day of the year. Creative materials and tools will be provided.      ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Baby Storytime G

9:30am - 10:00am
Storytime
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Greenfield
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
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Babies up to 24 months and a caregiver, join us for storytime fun that combines songs, rhymes, and stories. When babies are read and sang to, they experience the rhythm and melody of language even before they understand the spoken or printed word....
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Toddler Storytime G

10:15am - 10:45am
Storytime
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Greenfield
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
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Kids (ages 2-3 1/2 with a caregiver), join us for stories, music, crafts and lots of fun! ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Preschool Storytime G

11:00am - 11:30am
Storytime
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Greenfield
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
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Kids, ages 3 1/2-K, join us for crafts, stories, and songs.   ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "Tweens" group.

Reading Dragons Book Club NP

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Books/Writing, School-Age Program
Open
Registration
Library Branch: New Palestine
Room: Youth Program Room NP
Age Group: Kids, Tweens
Program Type: Books/Writing, School-Age Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 5
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Kids, ages 8-10, join us for book club! Read the book each month by yourself, with a reading buddy, or an adult. Come prepared to talk about what you read. This month we will discuss The Best Christmas Pageant Ever by Barbara Robinson. This...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Baby Storytime NP

9:30am - 10:00am
Storytime
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: New Palestine
Room: Youth Program Room NP
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
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For babies up to 24 months and a caregiver, join a storytime that combines stories, rhymes, songs and fingerplays. When babies are read to, they experience the rhythm and melody of language even before they understand the spoken or printed word. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Toddler Storytime G

10:15am - 10:45am
Storytime
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: Greenfield
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
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Kids (ages 2-3 1/2 with a caregiver), join us for stories, music, crafts and lots of fun! ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Family Storytime NP

10:30am - 11:00am
Storytime
Closed
Registration
Library Branch: New Palestine
Room: Youth Program Room NP
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
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Kids (ages 2-6 with a caregiver), join us for stories, music, activities and lots of fun! ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Baby Storytime G

11:00am - 11:30am
Storytime
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: Greenfield
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
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Babies up to 24 months and a caregiver, join us for storytime fun that combines songs, rhymes, and stories. When babies are read and sang to, they experience the rhythm and melody of language even before they understand the spoken or printed word....
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Preschool Storytime NP

1:30pm - 2:00pm
Storytime
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: New Palestine
Room: Youth Program Room NP
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Storytime
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
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Kids, ages 3 1/2-K, join us for crafts, stories, and songs.   ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Christmas Ornaments

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Arts/Crafts
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Greenfield
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts/Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 3
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Kids, grades 1-5, celebrate the holiday season by decorating ornaments to hang on your tree. Parents, younger children may need some assistance. ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Ladies in READ Book Club

6:00pm - 7:30pm
Books/Writing
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Greenfield
Room: GBC Community Room B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Books/Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 8
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Librarian Nicole Scurlock will lead a discussion of Five Total Strangers by Natalie D. Richards. Participants are encouraged (but not required) to read the book in advance. Ask for a copy at the library’s information desk. Excerpt from B...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Family Game Night NP

5:00pm - 6:30pm
Family, Games, School-Age Program
Open
Registration
Library Branch: New Palestine
Room: GBC Community Room NP
Age Group: Kids, All Ages
Program Type: Family, Games, School-Age Program
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 28
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Calling all families with children grades 5 and younger! You are invited to attend family game night. The library has board & card games. Play a family favorite or learn a new game. Please register each person attending.  ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

A Classic Hollywood Christmas

6:00pm - 7:00pm
Speaker
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Greenfield
Room: GBC Community Room A & B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Speaker
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 94
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Ring in the holidays with some classic movie magic! Join Film Historian Dr. Annette Bochenek as she presents the history of several beloved holiday classics from the Golden Age of Hollywood, memorable performances, and the legacies of these films tod...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Versiti Blood Drive Greenfield

10:00am - 2:00pm
Community Event
Library Branch: Greenfield
Room: GBC Community Room A & B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community Event
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People need people! As a community, the gift of blood donation is an easy and generous way that we can care for one another. There is no substitute for the lifesaving gift of blood. It is precious, it is perishable, and the need for it is vital. T...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Versiti Blood Drive New Palestine

10:00am - 2:00pm
Community Event
Library Branch: New Palestine
Room: GBC Community Room NP
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Community Event
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People need people! As a community, the gift of blood donation is an easy and generous way that we can care for one another. There is no substitute for the lifesaving gift of blood. It is precious, it is perishable, and the need for it is vital. T...
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Library Branch: Greenfield
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Arts/Crafts
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Tweens and Teens (ages 9-18), stop by the children's desk at Greenfield to pick up this month's take and make kit including supplies to make two different cork bird ornaments! No registration required, available while supplies last. ...
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.
Library Branch: New Palestine
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Arts/Crafts
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Tweens and Teens (ages 9-18), stop by the children's desk at New Palestine to pick up this month's take and make kit including supplies to make two different cork bird ornaments! No registration required, available while supplies last. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.

Self-Portraits, Frida Kahlo-style

3:00pm - 4:00pm
Arts/Crafts
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Greenfield
Room: Youth Program Room
Age Group: Kids
Program Type: Arts/Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 15
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Kids, grades 3-6, express yourself as an artist by making a self-portrait in the style of famed Mexican artist Frida Kahlo. We'll explore her style by completing a couple of easy portraits before we make our own. ...
This event is in the "Kids" group.
This event is in the "All Ages" group.

Grinch Movie Night NP

6:30pm - 7:30pm
Family, Movie
Waitlist
Registration
Library Branch: New Palestine
Room: GBC Community Room NP
Age Group: Kids, All Ages
Program Type: Family, Movie
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 0
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Families, join in holiday activities, have treats, and watch the original Grinch movie. Kids are encouraged to wear "Grinch" items or your best PJs. Bring a pillow and blanket to make yourself comfortable during the show.   ...
This event is in the "Adults" group.

Brown Bag Book Pitch-in

11:00am - 12:30pm
Books/Writing
Open
Registration
Library Branch: Greenfield
Room: GBC Community Room B
Age Group: Adults
Program Type: Books/Writing
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 20
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Join the Brown Bag Book Discussion group for their annual holiday pitch-in. Please bring a delicious treat to share. Instead of discussing one book, the group will talk about what everyone has been reading and our favorite books from 2022. ...
This event is in the "Tweens" group.
This event is in the "Teens" group.

Tween/Teen Gingerbread Challenge NP

4:30pm - 6:00pm
Arts/Crafts
Open
Registration
Library Branch: New Palestine
Room: GBC Community Room NP
Age Group: Tweens, Teens
Program Type: Arts/Crafts
Registration Required
Seats Remaining: 9
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Tweens and Teens (ages 9-18) join us at the Sugar Creek Branch for a Gingerbread Challenge! All materials provided. Come test the limits of your imagination (and candy physics) to create a one-of-a-kind sweet creation! Leave it here at the library on...