Medicare information Session

Greenfield Public Library 412 Main St, Greenfield, MA, United States

Join Rory Joyce, Outreach Coordinator of Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts, on Friday, June 21, at 11:00 am to learn the differences between Medicare Supplement and Medicare Advantage plans. Which plan is best for you? This is the #1 question most people have when deciding on the coverage that is best for them. This presentation will discuss the differences between Medicare Supplement and Medicare Advantage plans, show real life case studies and provide resources to help in the decision process.  This presentation is great for people new to Medicare and also for existing Medicare members that will have the option to make changes to their plan during the Annual Election Period from October 15th through December 7th or during the Medicare Advantage open enrollment period from January 1st through March 31st.  For more information, contact Lisa Prolman at librarian@greenfield-ma.gov, or call (413) 772-1544. This program is free, but registration is requested. Pre-register for this program by emailing Rory.Joyce@bcbsma.com.

Free
Event Series Greenfield Ukulele Players

Greenfield Ukulele Players

Greenfield Public Library 412 Main St, Greenfield, MA, United States

Join The Greenfield Ukulele Players on the first and third Friday of each month from 1 - 2:30 pm in the GPL Conference Room. All you need is love…and a ukulele! This program is free and open to the public.

Free

Teen Summer Showcase: Try a Mini Program

Greenfield Public Library 412 Main St, Greenfield, MA, United States

Join us during the first full week of school vacation, June 17 - 21, and try a sampling of our summer reading programs from 1 pm to 4 pm each day: Monday 6/17:  Cooking! Make the famous Pink Drink Tuesday 6/18:   Upcycling! Bring in an old t-shirt and turn it into a bracelet or bag Thursday 6/20:  Gaming! Stop by and try our VR gaming system. (ages 13+ program) Friday 6/21:       Plant Life! Make your own DIY skincare products   For more information contact Teen Librarian Francesca Passiglia at francesca.passiglia@greenfield-ma.gov   This program, generously sponsored by the Friends of the Greenfield Public Library, is free and intended for youth aged 13 - 20.

Free

Read to a Therapy Dog

Greenfield Public Library 412 Main St, Greenfield, MA, United States

Kids can meet and share stories with a certified therapy dog on Friday, June 21, from 3:30 - 4:30 pm.   This event is free, but registration is required. Register your child for a 15-minute spot by calling the Children’s Room at (413) 772-1544 or emailing ellen.lavoie@greenfield-ma.gov. This free program is intended for kids ages 3 - 8.

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Event Series GPL Lego Club (drop-in)

GPL Lego Club (drop-in)

Greenfield Public Library 412 Main St, Greenfield, MA, United States

Come be a part of the kids' GPL Lego Club! Legos will be available to play with in the Children's Room every Monday from 3:30 - 5pm. Complete one of the given challenges or make your own creation to be put on display until the next week. This program, made possible through the generosity of the Friends of the Greenfield Public Library, is free and recommended for children age 3+. For more information, contact Children’s Librarian Ellen Lavoie at ellen.lavoie@greenfield-ma.gov or call 413-772-1544 x5104.

Free

Family Movie Night

Greenfield Public Library 412 Main St, Greenfield, MA, United States

Join us on Mondays, at 5:30 pm this summer, for Family Movie night, beginning June 24. Due to licensing restrictions we can’t share the names of the movies, but we can give you the following hint: A darkly humorous tale of crime and punishment. Stanley Yelnat's family has a history of bad luck, so he isn't too surprised when a miscarriage of justice sends him to a boys' juvenile detention center, Camp Green Lake. Doors open 30 minutes before the show starts. Outside food and drink are allowed. All movies start at 5:30 pm and run until completed, unless otherwise indicated.  For more information, contact Jeremiah Rood at librarian@greenfieldpublic library.org or call (413) 772-1544. Movies are free to the public, thanks to the generous support of the Friends of the Greenfield Public Library.

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Event Series Chess Club

Chess Club

Greenfield Public Library 412 Main St, Greenfield, MA, United States

Meet up with other chess players on the 2nd floor of the Greenfield Public Library. All ages and skill levels are welcome, for both casual and serious games. Chess instruction is available for beginners, and anyone wanting to learn the game. Chess sets will be provided, but feel free to bring your own! This program is free and open to all, but children must be accompanied by an adult.

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 GPL KIDS: Stuffie Sleepover (drop off)

Greenfield Public Library 412 Main St, Greenfield, MA, United States

Stuffies are invited for a sleepover at the library!  Kids can bring one stuffie each to drop off at the library for a special *stuffies only* sleepover, on Tuesday, June 25, between 9:30 am - 6:00 pm. What will they get up to in the library on their own?! We’ll tap into our security cameras and take photos to find out!   For more information, contact Children’s Librarian Ellen Lavoie at ellen.lavoie@greenfield-ma.gov or call (413) 772-1544 x5104. This program, made possible through the generosity of the Friends of the Greenfield Public Library, is free, and open to all kids ages 0-12. 

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Meditative Writing (Drop In): The U. S. Constitution

Greenfield Public Library 412 Main St, Greenfield, MA, United States

Starting on March 5, Massachusetts Primary Election Day, and continuing throughout this year’s election season, stop by the Greenfield Public Library’s Local History Room on Tuesdays to copy and reflect on the Declaration of Independence and the U.S. Constitution. Take a break from the hectic, often frenzied, election news coverage to study, reflect, and increase your understanding of our rights as citizens of the United States.   Copies of the documents and writing materials will be provided, but you are welcome to bring your own! This program is free and open to everyone in our community.

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Event Series Book Babies with Ellen Lavoie

Book Babies with Ellen Lavoie

Greenfield Public Library 412 Main St, Greenfield, MA, United States

Story time is back, babies! Join Children’s Librarian, Ellen Lavoie, in the new Children’s Room for reading, lap bouncing, and singing on Tuesdays at 10:00 am. It’s a great way to meet other babies, new parents, and caregivers! Recommended ages for this 30-minute program are birth-18 months. For more information, contact Children’s Librarian Ellen Lavoie at ellen.lavoie@greenfield-ma.gov or call (413) 772-1544 x5104. This program, made possible through the generosity of the Friends of the Greenfield Public Library, is free and open to the public.

Free

Learn a Board Game ~ Machi Koro 2

Greenfield Public Library 412 Main St, Greenfield, MA, United States

Drop into the GPL Teen Room on Tuesday, June 25, from 11:00 am - 4:00 pm, and build your own city in this fun and easy to learn dice and card game! For more information contact Teen Librarian Francesca Passiglia at francesca.passiglia@greenfield-ma.gov This program, generously sponsored by the Friends of the Greenfield Public Library, is free and intended for youth aged 13 - 20.  

Free
Event Series Conversational French

Conversational French

Greenfield Public Library 412 Main St, Greenfield, MA, United States

--Vous parlez français? --Euh... oui, un peu. If this is you, and you would like to put a few drops of oil on your rusty French conversation skills, have a seat at La Table Française, the 4th Tuesday of the month, from 5:30 - 6:30 pm, in the GPL Conference Room. This is an intermediate conversation group, not a class. Tamara Grogan, Greenfield resident and 25-year veteran French teacher, will facilitate. If interested, please send an email to Tamara at lagrogan1@gmail.com. À bientôt! This program is free and intended for ages 16+.

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