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Did you miss the informational or council meetings?

Interested in the library building project but missed the informational meeting on Thursday, December 13?  Click here to watch the meeting in its entirety. Click... Continue Reading

Library Closing for President’s Day: Monday, February 18

Greenfield Public Library will be closed on Monday, February 18. We will reopen Tuesday, February 19 @ 9:30 am. Please visit us 24/7 @ greenfieldpubliclibrary.org to... Continue Reading

Upcoming Events
  •  Library Closing for President’s Day: Monday, February 18

    Greenfield Public Library will be closed on Monday, February 18. We will reopen Tuesday, February 19 @ 9:30 am. Please visit us 24/7 @ greenfieldpubliclibrary.org to place holds, download books, movies and music, or browse our fantastic research and database collection.

  • Tuesday, February 19 Local Author Talk: Doug Selwyn

    Author and educator, Doug Selwyn, will discuss his latest book, Children Are All Our Children. At a moment when corporate reformers continue to demand test-based hyper-accountability in our public schools, Doug Selwyn reminds us of the broad economic, health, and environmental realities that stress students and communities. He persuasively argues that we must first attend […]

  • Monday, February 25 Essential Oils Workshop

    The library is pleased to welcome Nora Zinan, RN, Holistic Nurse for a series of workshops on Essential Oils as part of our Winter Self-Care Series. February 25:  Reducing Pain and Inflammation with Essential Oils Essential oils can decrease inflammation, soothe nerve pain, heal wounds and decrease the need for strong pain medications. In this […]

  • Tuesday, February 26 Teen and Tween Art Club

    Do you love to draw? mix paint? Invent colors? It’s easy to get creative! Sarah Ahearn Bellamare, author of Painted Pages, will be on hand to lead an art, color, pattern, and fun workshop. This month have fun with embroidery thread! Open to all middle school and high school students.

  • Wednesday, February 27 Jane Austin Book Discussion Group

    Join librarians Diane Holmes and Lisa Prolman for lively discussions of Jane Austen’s six published novels. Sessions will be held every other month on Wednesday evenings. Persuasion was Austen’s last published novel, and in it she created Anne Elliot, a heroine unlike any of her others. With a family that makes you wonder how…

  •  28th Annual Poet’s Seat Poetry Contest

    Open to residents and students in Franklin County. Two categories:  Adult and Young Poet (ages 12-18) Guidelines: Submit up to three poems.  Number pages of multi-page poems. Only unpublished poems may be submitted. Previous winners (first place) may not submit poems. Top-placing youth poets may re-submit when they enter a new age category. Indicate “Adult” […]

  • March 6, 2019 First Wednesday: Your Intelligent Body — Getting Beyond Anxiety with Daphne Bye

    The First Wednesday Speaker series welcome Daphne Bye on March 6 at 6pm to discuss how we can get beyond physical reactions to anxiety. Our bodies are highly attuned tracking systems. This talk explains how overwhelm can throw our nervous systems askew. We learn to begin tracking ourselves mindfully from excessive fatigue, anger and anxiety, […]

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