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News and Events

Post Date: 11-29-2018

Julie Stepanek and her ukuleles will be back at the GPL on Wednesday, January 9, 2019 at 6pm.  If you have never played before or are a ukulele enthusiast, come on down for a chance to play with others!

Reservations are recommended or bring your own uke!

This program is sponsored by the Friends of the GPL.

Service Dogs & Invisible Disabilities: Redefining the Role of the Human-Canine Relationship

Why have service dogs become increasingly popular in recent years? Why do people who aren’t visibly disabled have service dogs? Sarah Meikle will explore the new and innovative ways that service dogs are helping with an increasing array of conditions and learn about how they are helping ‘disabled’ individuals become ‘differently abled’ and live fuller, safer, happier lives.

Smith College alumni Sarah Meikle is the Founder and Executive Director of Diggity Dogs Service Dogs, a non-profit organization dedicated to training medical alert, psychiatric, and mobility assistance service dogs for disabled individuals

Post Date: 12-05-2018

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. This month the group will address Emma. Emma was one of Austen’s favorite characters. Was she one of yours? Let us know!

Post Date: 12-04-2018

Intended for youth in grades 4 through 7, this book club is for fans of the popular graphic novels, “Smile”, “Sisters”, “Drama” and “Ghosts” as well as the many pre-teen spin off books they’ve inspired. Bring your favorite graphic novel with you to share for the December meeting. At each meeting, we will do a craft and/or writing project. Drop-ins are welcome, no pre-registration is necessary.

Post Date: 11-27-2018

Get your Game On at the library on December 14. New this month at the library – Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Nintendo Switch Mario Kart 8 Challenges, board games, snacks and more!

Upcoming Events
  •  Essential Oils Workshops

    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. December 10:  Supporting Health Naturally with Essential Oils The use of essential oils for healing has existed for thousands of years. As people choose more natural means of healing, […]

  • Wednesday, December 12 GPL Movie Night

    Last week Barry Deitz informed us on how Dickens created the classic, A Christmas Carol and the iconic the characters Ebenezer Scrooge and Tiny Tim. Our December movie will teach us more about Charles Dickens, the man credited with the “invention” of Christmas.

  • Thursday, December 13, 2018 Public Meeting on New Library

    A public meeting on the new library will be held at 7pm on Thursday, December 13 at the Greenfield High School auditorium.  Tell your neighbors.  Tell your friends.  We want to hear from you!

  • Friday, December 14 Game On!

    Get your Game On at the library on December 14. New this month at the library – Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Nintendo Switch Mario Kart 8 Challenges, board games, snacks and more!

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Library Hours
  • Monday 9:30-8:00
  • Tuesday 9:30-8:00
  • Wednesday 9:30-8:00
  • Thursday 9:30-5:00
  • Friday 9:30-5:00
  • Saturday 9:30-2:00

For security purposes, the front doors are locked five minutes before closing and the back door ten minutes before closing.