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It's trivia time!  Happy Thanksgiving!  While you are gorging today, remember that you have to wake up early for some sh...
11/26/2020

It's trivia time! Happy Thanksgiving! While you are gorging today, remember that you have to wake up early for some shopping! Tomorrow is Black Friday. To honor all that upcoming chaos of a socially distant holiday season (if that is even possible), all of today's trivia questions contain the word "black" somewhere in the answer. Good luck!

1. Flight recorder often sought after an airplane crash
2. Disgraced family member
3. Dangerous spider with a red hourglass on its abdomen
4. Salty pizza topping
5. Very successful Marvel movie
6. Often ground on your food with a mill
7. Deadly snake; Kobe Bryant’s nickname
8. Alternate name for the Plague
9. Bright yellow flower draped around the winner of the Preakness Stakes
10. Watch out for this when you are driving in winter
11. High rank in a martial art
12. It means that you are making money!
13. There are two of these in a deck of cards; alternate term for the game 21
14. Demanding payment for not revealing damaging information
15. Mountain range in South Dakota
16. Affliction of many a coal miner
17. Where movie monster the Gill Man lives
18. Will Smith/Tommy Lee Jones sci-fi/comedy film series
19. Illegal, “under the table” trade of goods
20. Brand of power tools

11/25/2020
Toddler Time - Elephants!

Today on Toddler Time, we're talking about elephants and reading Get Out of My Bath by Britta Teckentrup and Parade of Elephants by Kevin Henkes.

NEW! We are putting together Busy Bags to keep you busy during our story time break. The bags will have 5 activities to ...
11/25/2020

NEW! We are putting together Busy Bags to keep you busy during our story time break. The bags will have 5 activities to work on letters, numbers, colors, patterns, and fine motor skills. The bags will be available for pickup starting Wednesday, December 9. Registration is required and will open on Wednesday, December 2.

NEW! We're putting together Busy Bags to keep you busy during our story time break. There are 5 activities in each bag w...
11/25/2020

NEW! We're putting together Busy Bags to keep you busy during our story time break. There are 5 activities in each bag where kids can work on letters, numbers, patterns, colors, and fine motor skills. Busy Bags will be available on Wednesday, December 9. Registration is required and will open on Wednesday, December 2.

11/24/2020

Good morning, Story Time Friends! Today's theme was HATS! We read Hats are not for Cats and Hooray for Hat! We sang a new hat song, wiggled our fingers, and popped like popcorn seeds! I hope you had fun. I'll see you next week for more stories, rhymes, and silly songs!

It's trivia time!  We are just a couple days from Thanksgiving, a day to celebrate our blessings...and eat!  Today, we h...
11/23/2020

It's trivia time! We are just a couple days from Thanksgiving, a day to celebrate our blessings...and eat! Today, we have a smorgasbord of trivia about the turkey. The first section all have answers that contain the word "turkey." The second section is all trivia containing facts about turkeys. The third section are questions about the country of Turkey. Gobble up the questions and have yourself a great Thanksgiving!

1. The abrupt and complete stoppage of the feeding of one’s addiction
2. To discuss something frankly and straightforwardly
3. A footrace usually around Thanksgiving; or an early-20th century ragtime dance
4. Brand of bourbon whiskey
5. Device used by hunters to imitate the cry of your future Thanksgiving dinner in the field
6. American folk song that includes the lyric: “Roll 'em up an' twist 'em up a high tuc-ka-haw”


7. The founding father often associated with naming the turkey over the bald eagle as our national bird (he never said this)
8. What a male turkey is called
9. What a female turkey is called
10. What a baby turkey is called
11. Sport associated with a turkey (occurs in threes)
12. What the red, fleshy bit under a male turkey’s chin is called
13. What are the four components of the giblet bag?
14. What is the nutrient from turkey that makes you sleepy?
15. What is the #1 question to the Butterball Hotline?
a. Are turkeys gluten-free?
b. How do I carve a turkey?
c. How do I thaw a turkey?
d. How do I give my turkey tan lines?
16. True/False – Turkeys can fly


17. This is the largest city by population in Turkey
18. The largest city used to be called this
19. This is the capital of Turkey
20. Turkey is the bridge of what two continents?
21. Though there is no official state religion, the CIA Factbook claims that 99.8% of Turks belong to what faith?

11/22/2020

Pajama Story Time with Mr. Mark "Doctor DeSoto" by William Steig, "The Wondrous Dinosaurium" by John Condon, "The Stinky Cheese Man" by Jon Scieszka

It's trivia time!  The Thursday before Thanksgiving is the Great American Smokeout, a day designed to push cigarette smo...
11/19/2020

It's trivia time! The Thursday before Thanksgiving is the Great American Smokeout, a day designed to push cigarette smokers to quit for 24 hours in hopes that this tobacco fast continues as a habit. In honor of these noble souls at least trying just for today to quit, all of today's trivia answers will contain either the word "smoke" or "out" in all of the answers.

SMOKE
1. This loud, shrill device will alert you if there is a fire
2. Magic technique; or obscuring the truth with misleading or irrelevant info
3. Matt Dillon TV western from the 1950s and 60s
4. “Only YOU can prevent forest fires”
5. Wave a blanket over a fire to send these messages to a distant person
6. Deep Purple song with famous heavy guitar riff
7. Saintly exclamation of surprise or excitement
8. A chimney on a locomotive or ship

OUT
9. What a house without indoor plumbing has for a toilet
10. Secret surveillance of a building or person by police
11. The remote inland area of Australia
12. Sign on a machine that does not work
13. Flyball to the third baseman; or when your dad leaves
14. Your clothes most of the time after they leave the dryer
15. To contemplate imaginatively using new ideas instead of traditional or expected ones
16. To put yourself in a vulnerable position; or to stand on a tree branch

11/19/2020

Story Time with Mr. Mark "Town Mouse Country Mouse" by Jan Brett

11/18/2020

Today on STEAM @ Home, we're making air cannons!

11/17/2020
The "Word Games" Virtual Game Night on Wednesday, November 18 has been canceled.  We apologize for any inconvenience.  P...
11/16/2020

The "Word Games" Virtual Game Night on Wednesday, November 18 has been canceled. We apologize for any inconvenience. Please be on the lookout for more Virtual Game Nights on our FB page in 2021!

It's trivia time!  Stand aside zippers!  Today is National Button Day.  Most people wear them, others collect them.  Eit...
11/16/2020

It's trivia time! Stand aside zippers! Today is National Button Day. Most people wear them, others collect them. Either way, they keep our clothes up and secure. You can secure your trivia knowledge winning record by getting all of the questions correct, each containing the word "button" in the answer.

1. Where your umbilical cord was
2. Highly politicized and controversial topic
3. A small, round, and slightly flattened schnozz
4. Shut up! Be quiet! (could be a couple of answers)
5. Goofy American comedian from the 1940s-70s who never got a dinner.
6. What an adorable baby!
7. To have the responsibility to fire nuclear weapons…and you might use it
8. To respond to a normal situation by taking emergency and extreme measures; banks have these under the counter
9. 2008 Best Picture Oscar-nominated film about a man who ages in reverse
10. Alternate term for the Facebook thumbs-up icon

Job searchers, we have a new resource for you! Brainfuse JobNow offers career guidance, resume building tools, and inter...
11/14/2020

Job searchers, we have a new resource for you! Brainfuse JobNow offers career guidance, resume building tools, and interview coaching. Live, online experts are available to work with you one-on-one.

You can access this resource on a library's computer or Greenfield residents with a valid library card can access it from any computer.
https://www.brainfuse.com/JobNow/index.asp?a_id=CDBECC7F&ss=&r=

We have a new online tool for students of all ages! Brainfuse HelpNow has live, online tutors available to offer student...
11/12/2020

We have a new online tool for students of all ages! Brainfuse HelpNow has live, online tutors available to offer students one-on-one homework help.

You can access this resource on a library's computer or Greenfield residents with a valid library card can access it from any computer.

https://www.brainfuse.com/highed/helpNow.asp?a_id=54501FD9&ss=&r=

It's trivia time!  November is Sweet Potato Awareness Month.  Sweet potatoes are high in Vitamins A and C and can even b...
11/12/2020

It's trivia time! November is Sweet Potato Awareness Month. Sweet potatoes are high in Vitamins A and C and can even be healthy for you if you don't deep fry them and cover them with marshmallows. All of today's trivia questions will have the word "sweet" somewhere in the answer.

1. Neil Diamond sing-a-long song
2. Folksy saying that might be framed and hung up in your house somewhere
3. What you got in your mouth if you are really into sugar
4. A way of saying “good night”
5. Type of sauce often used in Asian dishes
6. Lynyrd Skynyrd song that talks about Neil Young and a state
7. A special birthday
8. Harlem Globetrotter’s song
9. 1980s young adult book series that rivaled the Babysitter’s Club; dealt with the Wakefield sisters
10. A cinnamon bun
11. Artificial sweetener in a pink packet
12. A direct and brief communication

Hoopla has Bonus Borrows for the month of November. Any items you borrow from this collection do not count against your ...
11/12/2020

Hoopla has Bonus Borrows for the month of November. Any items you borrow from this collection do not count against your monthly checkout limit and you can borrow as many as you want! See the Bonus Borrow titles here:
https://www.hoopladigital.com/tag/6219881919

Kids ages 8-13 are invited to join us for STEAM @ Home! Register here for this week’s experiment, Air Cannon: https://gr...
11/11/2020

Kids ages 8-13 are invited to join us for STEAM @ Home! Register here for this week’s experiment, Air Cannon: https://greenfieldlibrary.org/curbside-steam.php You’ll make a cannon and shoot a cannonball! The Air Cannon instructional video will be posted on our page on Wednesday, November 18 at 2:30pm.

Questions about Medicare? Join the Zoom presentation on Nov. 10th at 10:00 AM presented by the Milwaukee County Departme...
11/10/2020

Questions about Medicare? Join the Zoom presentation on Nov. 10th at 10:00 AM presented by the Milwaukee County Department on Aging.

It's trivia time!  Today is Microtia Awareness Day.  Microtia affects 1 in 9000 children.  It occurs when the ear or ear...
11/09/2020

It's trivia time! Today is Microtia Awareness Day. Microtia affects 1 in 9000 children. It occurs when the ear or ears do not fully develop during the first trimester of pregnancy and can lead to hearing loss, physical ear deformity, and other challenges for those who have it. To honor auricular health, all of today's trivia will have the word "ear" somewhere in the answer. Good luck.

1. Large, crispy circles of fried dough with cinnamon and sugar
2. To decide how to deal with a situation as it develops; or what a musician does without sheet music
3. Wrestlers have these; they look like a vegetable
4. Get out the Q-Tips, we’re getting this orange stuff out!
5. To fold over the corner of a page of a book; DON’T DO IT TO YOUR LIBRARY BOOKS!
6. This headband with furry cups on each end will keep you warm in winter
7. To listen sympathetically or attentively; or to loan your lobes out
8. To say something to someone and they forget it immediately
9. What many a teenager did at Claire’s at the mall for the first time
10. To refuse to listen or respond to a statement or request
11. They are often covered with butter and kernels
12. To listen for any indication of what is happening or will happen; or to put your head on the earth
13. What grandpa has; it probably rustles when the wind blows
14. One perceives that others are talking about them, despite not witnessing it; or if you nick your lobes with a curling iron
15. To be visibly angry; often seen with teapots in cartoons
16. What you buy at Disney World
17. Immature or inexperienced; better get a paper towel
18. To have a large, enthusiastic grin
19. To get a haircut
20. To owe a lot of money

11/06/2020

On today's Lego Club, we're making catapults!

It's trivia time!  Right now, it is National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week, a time to celebrate the workers who help ...
11/05/2020

It's trivia time! Right now, it is National Animal Shelter Appreciation Week, a time to celebrate the workers who help abandoned and stray animals hopefully achieve a second chance at life. All of this week's trivia answers will be one-word and will contain "pet" somewhere in the answer. Beware that the answer may not start with "pet"; it just has to be in there. These are a little tricky, but not overly hard. Good luck and thanks animal shelter workers!

1. They make a flower pretty
2. It might be on the ground in your house
3. Women’s clothing size for shorter women
4. A marionette
5. Fancy term for oil
6. Louis Armstrong’s instrument
7. To take part in a contest
8. Cash kept aside by businesses for buying small items
9. If you eat a lot before dinner, you might ruin this
10. Small griddle cake, often served with tea
11. Having the necessary ability, skill, and knowledge to do something
12. Never ending or changing; the ‘motion machines’ are impossible due the laws of thermodynamics
13. A light, loose undergarment worn under a skirt or dress
14. A formal written request signed by people
15. Repeating something that has already been said

11/04/2020

On STEAM @ Home, we're making balloon rockets!

11/04/2020
Crafter Hour

Here are the instructions for the Ostrich Craft. Be sure to post a picture your kid and their artwork in the comments!

11/04/2020
Smart Start Art - Dinosaur Crown

Here are the instructions for the Dinosaur Crown. Be sure to post a picture of your kid and their artwork in the comments!

Attention all Master Builders! Join us for Lego Club this Thursday on Facebook. We're going to make catapults and launch...
11/02/2020

Attention all Master Builders! Join us for Lego Club this Thursday on Facebook. We're going to make catapults and launch things through the air!

It's trivia time!  Today is National Deviled Egg Day because why not?!  Celebrate by answering some trivia questions all...
11/02/2020

It's trivia time! Today is National Deviled Egg Day because why not?! Celebrate by answering some trivia questions all with the word "egg" somewhere in the answer. Just 15 questions? This quiz will be "ova" soon!

1. A sum of money saved for the future
2. What your football team has if they have zero on the scoreboard
3. Deep-fried Chinese tube of cabbage and meat
4. Christmas-time drink, often with booze in it
5. What hens do; or to fail badly
6. Which came first?
7. Waffle brand
8. Town in Door County
9. Essential part of meringue
10. To incite or provoke someone
11. A public embarrassment; or to have a scrambled egg chunk on your moustache
12. To be extremely cautious about one’s words or actions
13. To destroy something that is profitable to you; something a bird hunter might do by accident
14. To invest all of your resources into a single venture at the risk of losing everything if it doesn’t work out
15. Sometimes you have to do unpleasant things in order to complete a task or goal

It's trivia time!  Today is National Cat Day, a day to appreciate our feline friends.  In honor of the domestic pet, all...
10/29/2020

It's trivia time! Today is National Cat Day, a day to appreciate our feline friends. In honor of the domestic pet, all of today's trivia answers will contain the word "cat" somewhere in the answer. Go for the purr-fect score.

1. It’s really pouring out there!
2. Reveal a secret carelessly or by mistake
3. Computer-processed combinations of multiple X-ray measurements from different angles
4. A wealthy and powerful person, typically in business or politics; or the feline pictured
5. Thief who enters a building by climbing to an upper story
6. A series of cunning maneuvers designed to thwart an opponent; or Tom & Jerry
7. Being inquisitive about other people’s affairs may get you into trouble
8. A rope whip to flog offenders (especially at sea)
9. Tennessee Williams play with Elizabeth Taylor and Paul Newman in film adaptation
10. A short, light sleep
11. This singer lives in a “Wild World” on his “Peace Train”
12. A question to ask when someone is unusually quiet
13. Harry Chapin song about a neglectful father who gets his later
14. Popular Dr. Seuss character
15. What violin strings are made of

10/28/2020

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Greenfield, WI
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I just want to say THANK YIU SOO MUCH for doing the Curbside Craft kits, the Adult Craft Kit and the Curbsyde Garden Kits it was an AWESOME addition to our summer! I watch my granddaughter over the summer and these things have been AMAZING!! Hopefully you’ll do it next summer too!! Thanks again!! ☺️
Our Origami Dog
Will there be a summer reading program this year for kids?
When will you really open up?
Great project! Henry had alot of fun making his snake
Thank you Greenfield Public Library. We loved doing the craft today.
Thanks for the art project. Henry had a blast.
Bingo tonight was a blast thank you! Cant wait to pick up my winnings. Thank you to Phil and his wife for hosting bingo tonight.
Our dog Chaos went missing at 5pm 4/4/18 and was last seen on 68th and Layton. She is a Great Pyrenees and tends to be skittish. Any help is appreciated, Thank you!
Happy Easter from your Tail Wagging Tutor, Puzzle 'peepers'
I see you have Call of the Wild Monday, but are you doing any events for the eclipse or have glasses available?
What is the itinerary for the adult coloring book party tomorrow ? Is someone teaching us how to shade and things or is it just people coming in to color? Not really sure... I saw the flyer but it didn't have any description on the event.